Worth The Talk? Weighing up DeFi Products with the Token Price Craze

It’s no secret that 2020 has been the year of decentralized finance when it comes to the crypto world. In this regard, a number of DeFi tokens have enjoyed value surges recently, leading many experts to believe that the future looks bright for this niche sector. Global DeFi markets are continuing to scale up to all-time highs in terms of total value locked, reaching a peak of $4.75 billion on August 11. As a result of these aforementioned developments, mainstream Read more …

Invest 3% in Bitcoin to Avoid COVID-19 Lockdown Devaluation — BitGo CEO

Coronavirus lockdowns will force people out of fiat currency and into gold and Bitcoin (BTC), the CEO of cryptocurrency asset manager BitGo has warned. In a series of tweets on Aug. 12, Mike Belshe strongly urged investors to divert a minimum of 3% of their portfolio into Bitcoin. Belshe: investors will move from cash to gold, Bitcoin As multiple jurisdictions around the world reenter compulsory lockdown conditions, Belshe said that in the United States, the government had made a prison Read more …

Cointelegraph Launches Newsletter for Professional Investors

Every 1st and 15th, Cointelegraph Consulting provides the latest inside scoop on cryptocurrency price action and rationale in its Market Insights newsletter. Here’s a preview of one of this month’s editions.  Editor’s note Crypto asset prices have flown upward in recent weeks, with various altcoins posting gains reminiscent of the great 2017 digital asset bubble. Assets such as Chainlink (LINK) and Band Protocol (BAND) have tallied triple digits percentage gains.  Bitcoin (BTC), the industry’s pioneer asset, has also shown significant Read more …

PrimeXBT Analysis: Major Market Shakeup Expected As The Dollar Readies Reversal

The dollar is weakening, leaving the global reserve currency vulnerable to being dethroned in the years ahead. For now, USD remains king. As the global reserve currency, nearly every other currency, asset, etc., trades against the dollar as its base currency pair and is what decides all global exchange rates. You want the latest news about Crypto? Then follow us on Google News! After several weeks of decline and allowing its most threatening competitors to soar in valuations, the dollar Read more …

$4.6 Billion Under Management: Grayscale Purchased Over $100M Worth of Bitcoins Last Week

This week cryptocurrency proponents discussed the firm Grayscale Investments, as the firm purchased 9,702 bitcoins (over $110 million) in the past five days. The news follows Grayscale informing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) grew over $1.6 billion in 2020. Last Friday, Grayscale Investments filed a quarterly report with the SEC detailing that the firm’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has increased significantly in value. The filing notes that the trust increased in value by over Read more …

Where Do We Go From Here?

In February, United States Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Hester Peirce was asked to give her opinion on the SEC’s case against Telegram. She declined to comment at the time, as SEC officials do not speak publicly about ongoing enforcement actions. In late July, however, with the Telegram case settled, Commissioner Peirce gave a speech titled “Not Braking and Breaking” that pointedly questioned the approach taken by the SEC in the Telegram case. Concluding her remarks, Commissioner Peirce asked: “Who Read more …

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Saw Surge in Investor Interest After March

The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, an investment tool that aims to provide an indirect exposure to Bitcoin (BTC) for investors in traditional markets, reported a significant increase in how many shares it issued between Q2 and Q1 of 2020. According to an Aug. 7 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the trust issued more than 87 million shares in Q2 2020, compared to the total of 133 million shares issued for all of 2020. The trust issued almost 90% more Read more …

Women Leading the Bitcoin Cause – Cointelegraph Magazine

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the technology and financial industries. In the U.S, women only hold a quarter of computing-related jobs. Some sectors, like software engineering, fare even worse, with female representation as low as 15%. And now along comes blockchain, a technology that promises a global revolution through decentralization. Blockchain has already begun to transform many industries, from finance and supply chain management to healthcare and governance.  However, it has yet to significantly change the demographics Read more …

Chainlink Jumps 9% on the Day Crypto Market Loses $8bn; Here’s Why

Chainlink (Ticker: LINK) rebounded from its short-term corrective downtrend on Wednesday as its price surged 9 percent on a 24-hour timeframe. The LINKUSD exchange rate established an intraday high near $14.11 on Binance exchange, up 21.95 percent from its week-to-date low. The pair’s gains appeared despite a broader sell-off in the cryptocurrency market, wherein the overall valuation fell by more than $8 billion. Chainlink chart on TradingView.com shows its bullish continuation bias. What helped the Chainlink token during the turbulent Read more …

Three Reasons Why NFT Market Is Bound to Rise and Shine

In early July 2020, the total sales of nonfungible tokens, or NFT, hit $100 million. And that is just the start. As the DeFi market reached $4 billion in locked value and leading cryptocurrencies started their rally to yearly highs, we might soon see a hockey-stick growth pattern in the NFT space. Let’s have a look at why it might be the case. Where do NFTs come from? It’s no secret that the best thing a project can do during Read more …

Polkadot Reveals Details of Upcoming DOT Redenomination

Blockchain interoperability platform, Polkadot has released details of its upcoming Denomination Day, when native DOT tokens will undergo a redenomination. On August 21, at block number 1,248,328, new DOT tokens will be 100 times smaller than before, with user balances correspondingly showing as 100x higher and the price lowering by the same multiplier. DENOMINATION DAY: On August 21st at approximately 13:15 UTC (block number 1,248,328), DOT tokens will undergo a redenomination from the original sale. 𝘕𝘦𝘸 𝘋𝘖𝘛 will be 100x Read more …

FXORO Review – All the Features That Have Turned Fxoro Into a Top Online Broker

Advertisment If you are thinking about signing up with an online broker to start your trading career, you must have heard the name of FXORO. This broker has created an online platform and trading system that most other brokers only dream of. If you are a trader looking for the perfect trading platform, you will not […] The post FXORO Review – All the Features That Have Turned Fxoro Into a Top Online Broker appeared first on Coindoo. You want Read more …