This week’s correction in the price of Bitcoin (BTC) showed that a market doesn’t go up in a straight line. Meanwhile, another topic has been gaining attention, namely the big rise in the 10-year yields of U.S. government bonds. In recent weeks, the 10-year Treasury yield of U.S. government bonds has surged by 35% to
Bitcoin (BTC) may be worth almost three times more than at the height of its 2017 bull run, but a lot of hodlers from that time refuse to sell. The latest data from Bitcoin financial services firm Unchained Capital shows that 2017 buyers control an increasingly large amount of the BTC supply. 2017 hodlers are
A veteran miner has cracked open their 2010 stash of Bitcoin, with crypto analysts spotting 100 BTC being transferred from two wallets that had laid dormant for more than a decade. Prior to today’s transaction, the addresses had not seen any activity since receiving a 50 BTC Coinbase reward each nearly 11 years ago, except
Like many people in crypto, Sam Bankman-Fried is in it for the money. As the founder of quant trading firm Alameda Research, exchange FTX and DeFi protocol Serum, the curly haired 28-year-old has amassed a $10 billion fortune in just three years in the industry. Unlike most people in crypto though, he’s building up a
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) quickly recovered from around $44,800 to over $50,000 within merely 22 hours. Behind the rapid recovery are three major factors, including low funding rates, Square’s $170 million Bitcoin purchase, and the spot market stabilizing. Bitcoin futures funding rates substantially drop Across major futures exchanges, including Binance, Bybit and Bitfinex, the
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has lost his crown as the world’s richest man following a sharp correction in Bitcoin and a slump in his company’s stock that some analysts believe are correlated. Tesla stock (TSLA) has dropped 21% from its high of $890 on January 26, accelerating those losses over the past two days in
Less than a week after its debut, the Purpose Bitcoin exchange-traded fund continues to attract large inflows of investor capital, offering further reassurance that institutional interest in digital assets is on the rise. Crypto data provider Glassnode reported Tuesday that the Purpose ETF has reached $564 million in assets under management, an impressive feat considering
Major European Bitcoin (BTC) mining company Northern Data is reportedly considering going public in the United States. Germany-based Northern Data is planning to raise up to $500 million in the initial public offering, or IPO, Bloomberg reported on Feb. 22. The company is working with Swiss investment bank Credit Suisse to proceed with the IPO, anonymous
In the early morning trading hours Bitcoin (BTC) price abruptly dropped by 17.65% which triggered a major downturn throughout the entire market. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Bitcoin decreased from a high of $58,274 on Feb. 21 to a low of $47,622 during the early hours on Monday before buyers returned to
Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden $11,500 drop liquidated more than $1.64 billion worth of BTC futures contracts. This massive figure represents 8.5% of the total $19.5 billion in open interest, which coincidentally had just reached its all-time high. Although these are significant figures, they were proportionally lower than the $1 billion futures liquidation on November 26, 2020.
21Shares, a Switzerland-based provider of cryptocurrency exchange-traded products, or ETPs, has recorded a 100% growth in assets under management over the past two weeks. The company announced Monday that 21Shares has passed the $1 billion mark in AUM across its diversified 12 crypto asset ETPs. 21Shares CEO Hany Rashwan said that the company has seen
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) dipped to as low as $53,905 on Binance overnight, recording a sudden 6% drop. But despite the minor correction, the price of Bitcoin quickly recovered thereafter, reaching a new all-time high above $57,800 on Feb. 21. BTC/USDT 4-hour price chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com Why did Bitcoin drop and recover so quickly?
Image a scenario where you need different messengers to send different types of messages — for example, WhatsApp for text messages, Viber for audio, Telegram for video, etc. Rather inconvenient, right? But this is exactly what happens in finance: There is no way to send both digital fiat money and cryptocurrency from a bank account
Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has been consistently rallying in the past few weeks, reaching its latest new high of around $57,500 on Feb. 20. The week has seen more bullish news such as the first German listed company allocating its cash reserves to BTC as well as the launch of the first Bitcoin ETF in Canada,
While his electric car company announced a Bitcoin purchase weeks ago, Elon Musk finally became a true Bitcoiner last night by engaging in a time-honored cryptoTwitter pastime: dunking on Peter Schiff. Yesterday morning Schiff, the noted gold bug and Bitcoin skeptic, posted a Tweet thread in which he criticized Elon Musk’s comment that Bitcoin is
In a recent video debate, Bitcoin skeptic Frances Coppola debated Bloomberg senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone on the economics of Bitcoin, market manipulation and predictions for 2021. Coppola is skeptical that Bitcoin will ever succeed as a store of value because of its high volatility which, according to her, is a direct consequence of the