When the famous Satoshi Nakamoto first designed his masterpiece, few could possibly have imagined the almost $63,500 peak that sent investors into a frenzy. Even these days, the first-ever cryptocurrency’s price feels hard to believe at times and investors might be pinching themselves every now and then. Taking a seat alongside Bitcoin (BTC) on the
Goldman Sachs has started offering its clients access to Bitcoin (BTC) trading through non-deliverable forwards, according to Bloomberg Law. Max Minton, Goldman’s Asia-Pacific head of digital assets, said that “institutional demand continues to grow significantly in this space.” Even Citigroup plans to introduce crypto-related services due to the increasing demand from asset managers and hedge funds.
In recent weeks, it has been hard to get through a day without running into a headline, or 50, referencing Dogecoin (DOGE). The meme cryptocurrency has seen its price appreciate exponentially on the heels of a series of celebrity endorsements, including billionaire Mark Cuban, Kiss member Gene Simmons and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg. It is
As the blockchain sector continues to evolve, occasional protocol updates are needed to ensure projects stay up to date with the latest developments and provide users wit the best user experience possible. Since May 5, EOS price has rallied more than 100% following a recent protocol upgrade that increases the project’s inflation rate. EOS/USDT 4-hour
Bitcoin (BTC) touched $58,000 on May 6 as the latest phase of its comeback seemed to come at the expense of altcoins. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview Bitcoin claws back lost limelight Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD return to battle familiar resistance near old all-time highs on Thursday. The
They were only two seemingly innocuous words: “investment alternatives.” But when applied to Bitcoin — the seminal cryptocurrency — by an official from the People’s Bank of China in a recent panel discussion, they reverberated like a firecracker. “A remarkable step for BTC,” Lennix Lai, director of financial markets at OKEx, calls the statement. Michael
Dogecoin (DOGE) skyrocketed above $0.69 today and flipped XRP to become the fourth largest cryptocurrency with a market capitalization of over $88 billion at its highest point. Galaxy Digital recently released a report titled “Dogecoin: The Most Honest Sh*tcoin,” and the document highlighted the fact that no updates have been logged in Dogecoin’s GitHub repository since 2017. Even
Polkadot’s parachain auctions will mark the most significant milestone on its roadmap since the mainnet launch in 2020. Currently in the testnet on the Rococo network, the next stage of the launch will involve the rollout of parachains on Polkadot’s crazy cousin, the “canary network” Kusama. The rollout of Polkadot parachains on the main network
Dogecoin (DOGE) continued its rapid ascension on Tuesd, as the coin price for the world’s most beloved meme coin crossed the $0.50 barrier for the first time. On Tuesday, the value of Dogecoin climbed from $0.389421 to $0.541900 — a 39% increase — which marked a new all-time high for DOGE. Buoyed by a listing
ICOs? He held the first one. Stablecoins? He dreamed of them by accident. Vitalik Buterin tried to get him on board to help launch Ethereum, but he was too busy. He is J. R. Willett, one of the most fascinating men in the industry. Back in 2012, Willett, now 41, felt he could improve Bitcoin
Ether (ETH) hit $3,500 on May 4 as the star of this week’s altcoin rally battled Dogecoin (DOGE) for returns supremacy. ETH/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview Ethereum doesn’t stop at $3,500 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and Tradingview followed ETH/USD as the pair broke through its latest historic boundary and continued climbing. At the
Ether (ETH) has been the star performer among major cryptocurrencies in the past few days as its rally has continued unabated. The second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization crossed the $3,300 today sending projects market cap to $381.6 billion. Ether has now become the 24th largest asset in the world, vaulting the project above blue-chip names like
Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies have opened the doors to a whole new world of finance. In their most basic form, cryptocurrencies allow people to transact in a fully trustless, transparent and efficient manner, cutting out the centralized intermediaries and counterparty risk previously associated with digital money transfers. Thanks to blockchain technology, value can now
After a recent slump across cryptocurrency markets, Ether has surged to new all-time highs off the back of a number of important events and metrics. Overall, 2021 promises to be a crucial year for the Ethereum blockchain as developers continue to work toward the network’s integration with Eth2, which will see the blockchain part ways
As Ether (ETH) made a $2,800 all-time on April 29, so did its futures open interest. The $8.5 billion figure marks a 52% monthly increase and shows robust trading activity behind the meteoric price rise. Some analysts might dismiss Ether derivatives, considering CME’s future has $355 million in open interest compared to Bitcoin’s $2.4 billion.
Moore Cayman, a Cayman Islands-based accounting network, has again affirmed that Tether Holdings Limited’s USDT stablecoin tokens are fully backed by its reserves. In the latest report, signed on March 31 and released Thursday, Moore Cayman confirmed that Tether’s consolidated assets exceeded its liabilities. “In our opinion, the [Consolidated Reserves Report] by the management of