Bitcoin (BTC) has spent nearly 100 days above $10,000 — and if history repeats itself, further price gains could be astronomical. As noted by various social media users this week, as of Oct. 30, Bitcoin was just five days away from trading above $10,000 for 100 days. BTC price closes in on 100 days at
The second-ever governance proposal for the Uniswap decentralized exchange (DEX) is more than halfway to reaching a quorum with a little over 30 hours to go. If passed, the proposal will see 12,619 wallet addresses that interacted with Uniswap via a proxy contract receive 400 UNI tokens each. 5.05 million UNI in total will be
Despite explosive third-quarter growth in the security token sector, Overstock’s Q3 2020 earnings report reveals that its tZERO alternative trading system (ATS) has continued to lose money. The ATS specializes in security tokens, consistently hosting more than 95% of the sector’s monthly trade volumes. tZERO saw dramatic growth in recent months, with monthly volume growing
In the last few days Bitcoin (BTC) price rallied within a hair of the $14,000 level and Ether (ETH) followed with a similarly strong performance but the altcoin failed to hold above the $400 physiological support. Bitcoin and Ethereum year-to-date performance. Source: Digital Assets Data Although Ether price is below $400, data show traders are
All eyes are set on Bitcoin (BTC) as the digital asset continues to trek to a new 2020 high. Meanwhile, the hype around decentralized finance projects continues to die down, especially as token prices plummet. Data shows that trading volume for decentralized exchanges (DEXs) is dropping rapidly, further signaling the decline of the DeFi sector.
Aave has become the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) project to transfer governance rights to its token holders. On Oct. 29, Aave announced that the protocol’s admin keys had been transferred from its core developers to governance communities under the command of holders of its native LEND utility token. “Today marks a historic moment for the
The equity markets across Europe closed deeply in the red and the U.S. markets are also witnessing intense selling pressure as investors fear a rise in COVID-19 cases could stall the fragile economic recovery. This increasingly negative sentiment has also dragged gold and Bitcoin (BTC) prices lower, while the U.S. dollar currency index has risen.
The recent KuCoin exchange hack and ongoing OKEx incident, during which withdrawals have been frozen, have raised questions as to how blockchain projects with coins traded on exchanges should act when said exchanges are hacked or funds are stuck. When it comes to projects such as Tron, which replaced tokens that were held by OKEx,
The crypto world has been buzzing with excitement over the last couple of days, and rightfully so. Bitcoin (BTC) is currently hovering around the $13,000 mark, while Ether (ETH) has once again safely tread past the $400 threshold in spite of the KuCoin exchange hack and the unfortunate legal events that recently unfolded around BitMEX.
Mythos Capital founder Ryan Sean Adams called Ethereum killers “toothless” based on initial token allocation schemes that often prioritize insiders: Source: Twitter. Adams was referring to a recent Messari report, which summarized the token distribution for some of the most popular Ethereum (ETH) alternatives launched in the last couple of years. There are four main
Bitcoin (BTC) price has been showing impressive strength in the previous weeks and today the price made a new 2020 high at $13,666. This momentum was made alongside weakness in the U.S. dollar and many analysts believe that as long as the dollar remains weak, Bitcoin and other safe-haven assets will do well. However, as
Bitcoin (BTC) may be down less from its all-time highs than any other cryptocurrency, but 2020 has so far been the year of Chainlink (LINK). In the latest edition of its Weekly Insights report on Oct. 26, The TIE noted that Chainlink has outperformed every other cryptocurrency with year-to-date returns of over 600%. Bitcoin down
The crypto-powered Spotify competitor Audius has retroactively distributed 50 million of its native AUDIO tokens to artists and listeners using the platform. The distribution came alongside the launch of the AUDIO governance token on the Audius mainnet, with 5% of the token’s initial one billion supply distributed to its “top 10,000 artists & fans.” Audius
A big Bitcoin (BTC) volatility spike could occur by the month’s end as two major factors come into play. The BTC options market nears a massive $750 million expiration and the CME futures market’s open interest has also soared. When an options expiry nears, holders of options contracts have to adjust their contracts before or
Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano highlighted data from Santiment, which showed that the 30-day rolling correlation between Bitcoin (BTC) and the S&P 500 is 0. Pomp stressed that the lack of correlation shows that Bitcoin is a store of value. Along with that, Bitcoin has also outperformed most traditional asset classes such as gold,
While Bitcoin (BTC) is showing strength through new higher highs and making a new yearly high, Ethereum’s Ether (ETH) shows weakness, particularly the ETH/BTC pair. ETH weakness is also a clear indication that most altcoins are not showing strength either since they tend to reflect Ether’s performance. The 0.03 sats level is a crucial barrier
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Those new to investing might think that professional traders spend the majority of their time staring at screens day and night in order to analyze the markets and pick the best trades but this could not be farther away from the truth. Having a good eye isn’t what differentiates top traders from average ones, it’s
Hot on the heels of Paypal’s crypto adoption, JPMorgan’s Global Markets Strategy division released a report detailing how Bitcoin (BTC) could offer “considerable” upside “if it competes more intensely with gold as an ‘alternative’ currency.” According to the analysts, the three reasons for their long-term bullish view on Bitcoin are the large valuation gap between
For nearly a week, uncertainty as to why OKEx suddenly suspended its cryptocurrency withdrawals on Oct. 16 has lingered on. The ongoing suspension has been puzzling to many, but the exchange’s representatives maintain that the move was solely because one of the company’s private key holders has been cooperating with a Chinese public security bureau.