The price of Bitcoin (BTC) declined below $60,000 on April 17 after a strong rally throughout the past week in anticipation of the Coinbase public listing on Nasdaq. However, after the COIN listing, which is the ticker of the Coinbase stock, the cryptocurrency market started to correct. BTC/USDT 1-day price chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com An
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Speculation about the duration of the current run is endless, with Bitcoin now a stable news item even in the mainstream press. But what’s keeping the BTC price up? Is it simply the relentless slew of good news, or are there on-chain indicators that can predict future price moves? Since retesting the $50,000 barrier in
Fire up your tractors: the farmer’s almanac of decentralized finance (DeFi) is indicating that DeFi Summer 2.0 could feature some healthy yields across the ecosystem. Multiple common metrics used to gauge the health of the DeFi space are pointing towards a looming bull market, but perhaps most promising of all might be the surge in
Dogecoin (DOGE), the meme-based altcoin which has become a favorite talking point of Elon Musk, has doubled in 24 hours to hit all-time highs of $0.29. DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Source: Tradingview DOGE leaves others in the dust Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed DOGE/USD outperforming other major cryptocurrencies by an order of magnitude on April 16.
The appetite for DeFi is rising again as blue chips are rallying and yield-earning strategy-sharing platforms, like Enso, are on the rise. Enso, a platform where users can share yield-earning strategies, raised $5 million on April 13 from top U.S. venture capital firms including Polychain Capital and Multicoin Capital. Synthetix (SNX) founder Kain Warwick, Aave
Bitcoin (BTC) has seen a classic indicator of a coming bull run pass a historic milestone as miners commit more and more resources to its future. According to data from on-chain monitoring resource Glassnode on April 16, Bitcoin’s network hash rate has passed total exahashes per second (EH/s) for the first time in its history.
While gaining exposure might still be difficult south of the US-Canada border, Canadian investors will shortly have a host of options to choose from to gain exposure to Ethereum (ETH) via an ETF as regulators have approved three different Ethereum ETFs in a single day. Purpose Investments, Evolve ETFs, and CI Global Asset Management were
Ether (ETH) paved the way for lower transaction costs with the Berlin upgrade on April 15. However, traders already know that the Ethereum Improvement Proposal 1559 is the most anticipated and controversial change scheduled for the upcoming London hard fork. The EIP introduces a base fee that will be burned when a transaction occurs, while
On April 16 EOS price soared to a new high at $8.49 and the current market structure for the altcoin suggests there is room for further upside. EOS initially made headlines during the ICO craze of 2018 when its parent company Block.one raised a record $4 billion in funding to create the EOSIO software and
It’s undeniable that Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are currently the two most dominant cryptocurrencies and as a result they receive the most of the attention from the mainstream media, institutional investors, and retail investors, but this doesn’t mean that the sector leaders are not occasionally challenged by competitor networks. Two forked projects that once
Dogecoin’s (DOGE) massive rally to $0.45 propelled it to a market capitalization of over $54 billion to make it the fifth most valuable cryptocurrency by market cap. This lofty market cap comes as a surprise to many since the project has no active developers and is only a meme coin, thus the current rally brings back
Binance Coin (BNB) saw its 15th burn to date on April 16. According to on-chain data, Binance burned nearly $600 million worth of BNB tokens. Historically, Binance has burned around 20% of the exchange’s profits. But in the last burn, Binance burned much more than 20%, and the exact percentage of the burn remains uncertain.
Three exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, offered by Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest, including the flagship Ark Innovation ETF, all added further shares in Coinbase Global Inc. (COIN) to their positions on Thursday, April 15. According to a report from Reuters, the Ark Innovation ETF, Ark Next Generation Internet ETF, and Ark Fintech Innovation ETF purchased a
Dogecoin’s (DOGE) dramatic surge up the market capitalization rankings coincided with the reawakening of DOGE whales, as the blockchain’s metrics surged to new heights in the past 24 hours. Over $12 billion worth of DOGE was transferred across the blockchain in the past day, according to data from BitInfoCharts. To put that number into context,
Cryptocurrency mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the pending release of a new Ether (ETH) miner on April 16. The Antminer E9 model is an application-specific integrated circuit chip, which will run on the Ethereum blockchain’s Ethash algorithm. No official release date has yet been announced for the E9, however, the machine’s arrival may not be