The past eighty days have been moderately bearish for cryptocurrencies as the altcoin market capitalization declined by 16%. The downside movement can be partially explained by the United States Federal Reserve’s quantitative tightening, rising interest rates and the halting of asset purchases. Although they are aimed at curbing inflationary pressure, the policy also increases borrowing
The United States equities markets have made a bullish start to the new week. The S&P 500 is up about 2.60% and the Nasdaq Composite has rallied more than 3%. This indicates that the markets have shrugged off September’s high inflation reading and shifted focus onto the third-quarter earnings. The stock market’s recovery could pave
XRP (XRP) has made considerable gains over the past month as traders continue to shower confidence on Ripple’s potential legal win against the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For instance, the XRP price gained 25% thirty days after Ripple and the SEC filed for an immediate ruling on whether or not XRP sales violated U.S.
This week, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price took a tumble as a hotter-than-expected consumer price index (CPI) report showed high inflation remains a persistent challenge despite a wave of interest rate hikes from the United States Federal Reserve. Interestingly, the market’s negative reaction to a high CPI print seemed priced in by investors, and BTC’s and Ether’s
The United States Federal Reserve has been aggressively hiking rates in an attempt to cool down inflation and that has kept the U.S. equities markets under pressure. Investors have been watching the inflation figures closely for early signs of topping out but to no avail. Wholesale prices rose 0.4% in September, exceeding the Dow Jones’
Crypto is currently languishing like the internet did in 1996 with slow speeds and few practical use cases, says Steve Newcomb, chief product officer of Matter Labs. But a major increase in bandwidth and security soon after saw the internet become a crucial part of daily life across the globe — and we’re right on
XRP is hoping that the token could see a massive price rally in 2022 based off the fingers-crossed assumption that Ripple will win its long-running legal battle against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Hinman documents to save XRP bulls? On Sept. 29, the district court judge in the case, Judge Analisa Torres, ordered the commission
In another reality, Bill Noble would be just another guy in a suit behind a big desk at the Fed or the SEC, probably murmuring negative incantations like “crypto is bad.” He’s certainly got the track record for it: JP Morgan, UBS, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs. But that’s Noble in an evil mirror dimension. In
Cathie Wood’s investment firm, ARK Investment, is making its two actively managed crypto strategies available to registered investment advisors. The strategies will be available as separately managed accounts (SMAs) through a collaboration with the digital asset platform Eaglebrook, the companies announced on Oct. 3. The ARK Cryptocurrency Strategy aims to capitalize on the monetary revolution, said
Crypto lending firm Nexo is at risk of losing half of the valuation of its native token by the end of 2022 as doubts about its potential insolvency grow in the market. Is Nexo too centralized? For the unversed: Eight U.S. states filed a cease-and-desist order against Nexo on Sep. 26, alleging that the firm offers
Cardano’s (ADA) long-awaited Vasil update went live on Sept. 22, which promises to make its blockchain more scalable and cheaper than before. However, this has failed to bring bullish momentum to the ADA market. Sell-the-news hampers Cardano ADA’s price has dropped by approximately 9.5% since the update and was changing hands for $0.43 on Sept.
JPMorgan Chase’s CEO Jamie Dimon feels threatened by how the crypto space is disrupting the payment systems, stated the Shark Tank host and multi-millionaire venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary speaking at a Converge22 panel on Sept 28. O’Leary made his remarks after Dimon declared himself as a “major skeptic” on “crypto tokens, which you call currency,
Interoperability-focused blockchain network Cosmos has dropped a new white paper proposing a revamped Cosmos Hub aimed at strengthening interoperability and security, along with key changes to its Cosmos (ATOM) token. The new Cosmos white paper was released on Monday at the Cosmoverse conference in Medellin, Colombia. The upgrades outlined in the white paper are still
When Redditor Joe Greene started the Top 10 Cryptos experiment in 2018, he bought $1,000 of Dash, NEM and Iota, among others, only to watch it crash to $150. But five years on, his experiment has paid off big time. The rules: Buy $100 of each of the top 10 cryptocurrencies on Jan. 1, 2018,
The major United States stock market indexes continued their decline last week as worsening macroeconomic conditions increased concerns of a global recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest level in 2022, and major indexes recorded their fifth weekly close in the past six weeks. Although Bitcoin (BTC) has only declined marginally this
Litecoin (LTC), known as “the silver to Bitcoin’s gold,” has been around for almost 11 years — which is quite a feat considering a fair amount of cryptocurrencies go bust within 12 months of launching. Cointelegraph spoke with the Litecoin Foundation’s managing director, Alan Austin, about why he thinks Litecoin’s core utility is serving as