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Ethereum Options OI hits new ATH on Deribit

Ethereum Options OI hits new ATH on Deribit

Top derivatives exchange, Deribit has hit a new all-time high in terms of open interest for Ethereum options. The Exchange announced on 4 December that it hit this new peak as the value of t...

Tezos, IOTA, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 04 December

Tezos, IOTA, Crypto.com Coin Price Analysis: 04 December

Bitcoin’s recent surge that saw it climb to a new ATH on a few exchanges had a profound effect on the rest of the crypto-market. At press time BTC was being traded at $19,403 with a trading ...

Paul Tudor Jones positive about Bitcoin, compares it to ‘Internet stocks in 1999’

Paul Tudor Jones positive about Bitcoin, compares it to ‘Internet stocks in 1999’

American billionaire hedge fund manager, Paul Tudor Jones made bullish statements about Bitcoin, and compared Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to precious and industrial metals. In an inte...

XRP, Polkadot, DigiByte Price Analysis: 04 December

XRP, Polkadot, DigiByte Price Analysis: 04 December

Ordinarily, Bitcoin’s price movements would have a uniform effect on the rest of the altcoin market. However, that wasn’t the case over the previous week since many of the market’s alts foun...

CZ expects Binance to make profits of $800 million to $1 billion this year

CZ expects Binance to make profits of $800 million to $1 billion this year

CEO of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao, or CZ, expects the exchange to make profits between $800 million and $1 billion this year. According to Zhao, Binance’s expected...

33% of Surveyed ICO Investors Feel Deceived, But 56% Would Invest Again

33% of Surveyed ICO Investors Feel Deceived, But 56% Would Invest Again

Nearly 33% of surveyed investors feel that the initial coin offering (ICO) project they invested in deceived them, found South Korean business giant Hanhwa Group-backed crypto disclosure pla...

Nobody is going to ban Bitcoin says OCC’s Brian Brooks

Nobody is going to ban Bitcoin says OCC’s Brian Brooks

The Acting Head of US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Brian Brooks, said regulators were “very focused” on “not killing” Bitcoin. The comment comes amid speculation about a ...

Here’s why Bitcoin accumulation isn’t stalling despite $19K price

Here’s why Bitcoin accumulation isn’t stalling despite $19K price

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust may be the closest to a Bitcoin ETF in 2020. The daily GBTC trade volume has increased steadily since June 2020 and this is critical to Bitcoin’s price and liquidity....

Cardano, BAT, Dash Price Analysis: 04 December

Cardano, BAT, Dash Price Analysis: 04 December

The past few days have been understandably bullish for the crypto-market. Not only did Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, climb to a new ATH on certain exchanges, but the past week...

Synthetix’s sUSD listed on Binance’s Innovation Zone

Synthetix’s sUSD listed on Binance’s Innovation Zone

Synthetix has been a prominent project in decentralized finance [DeFi] that allows derivatives trading. Its synthetic stablecoin asset, sUSD tracked the value of the USD Dollar and has also ...

Pakistan moves to legalize Bitcoin and crypto mining

Pakistan moves to legalize Bitcoin and crypto mining

Only a few weeks ago it was revealed that Pakistan’s Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] was working towards introducing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies. However, things hav...

Ethereum second-layer scaling solution OMG network acquired by GBV

Ethereum second-layer scaling solution OMG network acquired by GBV

OMG Network, formerly known as OmiseGo network has been acquired by an investment company based in Hong Kong, Genesis Block.According to the announcement on 3 December, Genesis Block Venture...

Sorry, Bitcoin, Altcoins Start Grabbing the Spotlight in Mainstream Media

Sorry, Bitcoin, Altcoins Start Grabbing the Spotlight in Mainstream Media

Bitcoin (BTC) prices have been grabbing all the headlines in the mainstream media of late, with the token pushing toward the key USD 20,000 mark – but with altcoins also surging, some major ...

OMG Rallies as OMG Network Sold To a New Owner

OMG Rallies as OMG Network Sold To a New Owner

The OMG Network – operator of the Ethereum (ETH)-based OMG token (formerly OmiseGo) – has a new owner, news that has sent the token’s price up by almost 8% in the past 24 hours. At pixel tim...

C.R.E.A.M. Finance chooses Chainlink as its primary price oracle solution

C.R.E.A.M. Finance chooses Chainlink as its primary price oracle solution

Chainlink and C.R.E.A.M. Finance have been at the head of quite a few developments lately. Now, with the latter announcing a new integration associated with its oracle services, the two are ...

Polkadot-based DEX Polkastarter to partner with Moonbeam

Polkadot-based DEX Polkastarter to partner with Moonbeam

Polkastarter, a Polkadot-based DEX built for cross-chain token pools and auctions, has partnered with Moonbeam, an Ethereum compatible parachain, to enable cross-chain interoperability.In an...

India: TCS-backed blockchain toolkit announces support for Ethereum blockchain

India: TCS-backed blockchain toolkit announces support for Ethereum blockchain

Quartz Devkit, a blockchain developer toolkit backed by leading Indian IT service provider, Tata Consultancy Services, has just announced its support for the Ethereum Blockchain.The developm...

Banks Should Pay Interest on CBDCs to Reduce Tax Avoidance – Report

Banks Should Pay Interest on CBDCs to Reduce Tax Avoidance – Report

Too much stick and not enough carrot might be the wrong approach for those wishing to impose taxes on digital currencies: This was the surprising conclusion of a new report commissioned by t...

Ethereum 2.0: Validator slashed as others face ‘inactivity penalties’

Ethereum 2.0: Validator slashed as others face ‘inactivity penalties’

While much of the community is still elated after the beacon chain went live on 1 December, it would seem that something else entirely grabbed its attention today. With the amount of ETH sta...

How far away is Ethereum’s scalability boost?

How far away is Ethereum’s scalability boost?

Ethereum continues to dominate the altcoin market, after having cemented its position as Bitcoin’s most notable rival. The last few weeks have been particularly exciting for the community si...

Why are Bitcoin investors reverting to basics again?

Why are Bitcoin investors reverting to basics again?

Bitcoin has never consolidated at a price range this high for so long in its history. While a recent revisit below $17k may have shaken away a few weak hands, the crypto-asset, at press time...

Bitcoin Cash long-term Price Analysis: 03 December

Bitcoin Cash long-term Price Analysis: 03 December

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be taken as investment adviceBitcoin Cash, like EOS, has enjoyed a lousy YTD performance ...

EOS long-term Price Analysis: 03 December

EOS long-term Price Analysis: 03 December

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be taken as investment adviceEOS has been one of the year’s least-performing cryptocurren...

Israel: Insurance company hackers demand 50 BTC in ransom

Israel: Insurance company hackers demand 50 BTC in ransom

While on one hand, the price of Bitcoin is proving that the cryptocurrency is a great investment asset, on the other, its technological and market advancements have attracted the attention o...

Why Ethereum Options’ August-September performances are underrated

Why Ethereum Options’ August-September performances are underrated

The memory of November 2020 will remain in the minds of Bitcoin investors and the collective crypto-industry for a long time. A rally ignited in mid-October finally realized its full potenti...

Monero, Waves, Zcash Price Analysis: 03 December

Monero, Waves, Zcash Price Analysis: 03 December

While the larger cryptocurrency market has been going through a consolidation phase, one trend seems to be overpowering the other in the altcoin market. Out of the market’s many altcoins, th...

Ripple Not Happy With Regulatory Fog In US As Customers Worried About XRP

Ripple Not Happy With Regulatory Fog In US As Customers Worried About XRP

As the California-based major blockchain company continues to mull an initial public offering (IPO), Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said the US regulatory framework is out of step with a numbe...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Bulls Show Positive Signs

Bitcoin and Altcoins Bulls Show Positive Signs

There was an upside break in bitcoin price above the USD 19,000 and USD 19,200 levels. BTC even climbed above USD 19,400, but it struggled to surpass the USD 19,500 resistance. The price is ...

Bitcoin: Slush pool ‘immortalizes’ Reuters headline in tribute to Nakamoto

Bitcoin: Slush pool ‘immortalizes’ Reuters headline in tribute to Nakamoto

The world’s oldest Bitcoin mining pool, Slush Pool, has inscribed Reuters’ famous headline, “Dollar plummets on U.S. stimulus hopes; Bitcoin hits all-time peak,” on block number 659678. The ...

BIS Indicates CBDC Issuance May Hinge on Private Sector Collaboration

BIS Indicates CBDC Issuance May Hinge on Private Sector Collaboration

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) issuance will only prove a success if the private and public sectors work together – as it push...

Cardano: Goguen rollout continues with token locking update

Cardano: Goguen rollout continues with token locking update

IOHK has been working on the token locking functionalities before the Hard Fork Combinator [HFC] event which has been scheduled for the first week of December. The team has been continuing w...

Ethereum 2.0 sees staking commitment from Ether Capital Corp

Ethereum 2.0 sees staking commitment from Ether Capital Corp

Ethereum recently took its first steps towards Ethereum 2.0 after the Beacon Chain went live, with many centralized exchanges soon extending support for staking too. Joining them now is a pu...

Forget Bitcoin as a store of value! Here’s why it’s much more than that…

Forget Bitcoin as a store of value! Here’s why it’s much more than that…

The store of value and digital gold narrative has taken markets across spot exchanges by storm. Imagine moving ahead from the store of value narrative, as Bitcoin continues to trade above $1...

Bitcoin SV, Monero, Algorand Price Analysis: 02 December

Bitcoin SV, Monero, Algorand Price Analysis: 02 December

Bitcoin Dominance rose to 63.28, and the Crypto Fear and Greed Index showed 92 to denote extreme greed in the market. And how else would it be, with Bitcoin so close to its ATH that 99% or m...

Is Bitcoin decentralized in every sense?

Is Bitcoin decentralized in every sense?

Bitcoin is a decentralized p2p asset class that has gained worldwide popularity and has a market cap of $350 billion. But how decentralized is bitcoin?Before we actually get into that, let’s...

Chainlink, Dash, VeChain Price Analysis: 02 December

Chainlink, Dash, VeChain Price Analysis: 02 December

Bitcoin rose above $19,000 once more but its recent volatility resulted in weakened bullish momentum for altcoins. At press time the king coin was being traded at $18,523 with a 24-hour trad...

Ethereum short-term Price Analysis: 02 December

Ethereum short-term Price Analysis: 02 December

While Ethereum exhibited a massive drop below $500 on the 26th of November, a sharp recovery has brought back the asset above $600. While the price is currently hovering under the range, the...

Binance Coin, Tezos, BAT Price Analysis: 02 December

Binance Coin, Tezos, BAT Price Analysis: 02 December

Ethereum rose to $600 once more, and the altcoin market responded positively to ETH’s rise in the past few hours. Binance Coin and Tezos registered gains, however, Tezos lacked trading volum...

Polkadot long-term Price Analysis: 02 December

Polkadot long-term Price Analysis: 02 December

Over the past week, the bullish sentiment of the collective crypto market has slowed down. Bears had made their presence felt and Polkadot continued to be aware of this impact. After briefly...

Coinbase Pro adds support to Chainlink, Uniswap, Yearn.Finance

Coinbase Pro adds support to Chainlink, Uniswap, Yearn.Finance

Cryptocurrency exchanges have been actively adding new projects given the bullish sentiment gripping the market, especially with decentralized finance. Coinbase Pro announced support for new...

Visa Makes Stablecoin Push With Circle’s USDC

Visa Makes Stablecoin Push With Circle’s USDC

Leading payments card company Visa is making a push into the red-hot stablecoin segment and has chosen USD Coin (USDC) for the job. Visa has paved the way for blockchain startup Circle’s Et...

Litecoin, Cosmos, Zcash Price Analysis: 02 December

Litecoin, Cosmos, Zcash Price Analysis: 02 December

Bitcoin fell after breaching its ATH and this volatility caused many altcoins to drop on the charts. Litecoin had a bullish short to medium-term outlook but appeared to form a bearish revers...

Cardano short-term Price Analysis: 02 December

Cardano short-term Price Analysis: 02 December

Cardano’s rise during the bitcoin rally was parabolic but unlike the king coin, it wasn’t sustainable. The retracement pushed ADA down by a whopping 35% and since then, the coin has been con...

Bitcoin and Altcoins Show Signs of Fresh Increase

Bitcoin and Altcoins Show Signs of Fresh Increase

There was no bearish break below the USD 18,500 and USD 18,200 support levels. As a result, BTC started a fresh increase, and it recovered above the USD 18,000 and USD 19,000 resistance leve...

Bitcoin Cash short-term Price Analysis: 2 December

Bitcoin Cash short-term Price Analysis: 2 December

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article are the sole opinion of the writer and should not be taken as investment adviceThe value of Bitcoin Cash has been noting a sharp downtrend o...

Cardano, Tron, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 01 December

Cardano, Tron, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 01 December

Bitcoin surged to $19,788 at the time of writing and the ATH was a stone’s throw away for the king of crypto. Cardano exhibited a bearish divergence and dipped almost 4% before the bulls got...

Ethereum, IOTA, Aave Price Analysis: 02 December

Ethereum, IOTA, Aave Price Analysis: 02 December

In the past 24 hours, Bitcoin has had a high of $19915 and a low of $18,100. This volatility saw some altcoins shed a few percentage points worth in value. Ethereum dipped from $620 and move...

Ethereum, Tezos, BAT Price Analysis: 01 December

Ethereum, Tezos, BAT Price Analysis: 01 December

Bitcoin Dominance stood steady at around 63% even as Ethereum and the altcoin market posted gains over the past few days and matched Bitcoin’s performance. Longer-term analysis pointed towar...

Ethereum 2.0 receives Binance’s staking support

Ethereum 2.0 receives Binance’s staking support

Ethereum has taken its first step towards Proof of Stake [PoS] today, with the Beacon Chain going live. The excitement was visible all across Twitter as people celebrated the new beginning f...

How has Bitcoin managed to rise above all its losses this year?

How has Bitcoin managed to rise above all its losses this year?

Is Bitcoin still in the green despite its 15 percent fall from its $19,000 high? This three-part piece will clear up how much of Bitcoin’s daily losses it has managed to recoup in the past y...