Hot on the heels of Paypal’s crypto adoption, JPMorgan’s Global Markets Strategy division released a report detailing how Bitcoin (BTC) could offer “considerable” upside “if it competes more intensely with gold as an ‘alternative’ currency.” According to the analysts, the three reasons for their long-term bullish view on Bitcoin are the large valuation gap between
Bitcoin (BTC) may be down less from its all-time highs than any other cryptocurrency, but 2020 has so far been the year of Chainlink (LINK). In the latest edition of its Weekly Insights report on Oct. 26, The TIE noted that Chainlink has outperformed every other cryptocurrency with year-to-date returns of over 600%. Bitcoin down
Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano highlighted data from Santiment, which showed that the 30-day rolling correlation between Bitcoin (BTC) and the S&P 500 is 0. Pomp stressed that the lack of correlation shows that Bitcoin is a store of value. Along with that, Bitcoin has also outperformed most traditional asset classes such as gold,
To gain a deeper understanding of how professional investors feel about digital assets, Cointelegraph Consulting has published a 70+ page research report written by eight authors and supported by SIX Digital Exchange, BlockFi, Bitmain, Blocksize Capital, and Nexo. The Discovering Institutional Demand for Digital Assets report highlights which coins wealthy investors already own and which
With Bitcoin price successfully punching through the $12,000 barrier after PayPal announced that it would be venturing into digital assets, October is delivering on the excitement that September failed to provide. And with on-chain and market data continuing bullish signs for Bitcoin (BTC), experts believe that a 2017-style rally may be on the way. Ether
CasperLabs has raised $14 million in a private validator token sale, with over a dozen investors participating in a round led by Digital Strategies. The company expects to launch its public mainnet in the first quarter of 2021, followed by a public token offering which will exclude U.S. investors. In 2018, CasperLabs raised $14.5 million in
Decentralized finance’s (DeFi) explosive third-quarter brought significant growth to Ethereum (ETH)-compatible stablecoins. According to crypto market data aggregator Messari, the supply of MakerDAO’s DAI stablecoin grew by 623% in Q3 2020, pushing the token’s value above $1 for four consecutive months. Since starting July with a market cap of nearly $130 million, DAI’s supply has
Bitcoin (BTC) gained almost 5% on Oct. 21 as bullish price action combined with fresh corporate adoption news to boost gains. Cryptocurrency market daily performance overview from Coin360 PayPal takes BTC price to $12,400 Data from Cointelegraph Markets and Coin360 showed a strong 24 hours for bulls on Wednesday, with BTC/USD topping out at $12,400.
The first governance vote for decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap has ended in failure, despite the proposal attracting overwhelming support of 98% of votes cast. Despite this, it fell roughly 1% short of the 40 million votes threshold needed for approval by the close of voting. The poll ended earlier today with almost 39.6 million UNI
Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers! Top Stories This Week Calm before the storm? Analyst says $20,000 Bitcoin is possible in three months Bitcoin volatility has fallen to a 16-month low, indicating that a sharp move is on the horizon. Large
Despite this year’s uncertainty that has plagued the global economy, 2020 will go down as the year of the stablecoins due to the digital sector’s tremendous growth, with new developments emerging across the board. While some attribute this growth to the booming interest in decentralized finance among crypto enthusiasts, others see it as a bullish
Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading products “contribute more to price discovery than its related spot markets,” according to findings in a new report by investment firm Wilshire Phoenix. The increasing volumes of crypto derivative products highlight greater participation from institutional investors and this will likely be positive for the entire crypto space.
A new form of crypto-agriculture appears to be taking shape, with Reddit’s “community points” tokens facilitating the emergence of spam-farming. Reddit’s community points are given to users based on their activity within a given subreddit, with the feature currently activated for the platform’s cryptocurrency and Fortnite communities as ERC-20 tokens dubbed Moons and Bricks respectively.
The decentralized finance market seems to be deflating after the DeFi summer craze when tokenized versions of Bitcoin and protocols, such as Uniswap and SushiSwap, outperformed the rest of the market. Earlier in October, the two main DeFi indices, Binance’s DeFi Composite Index and TokenSet’s DeFi Pulse Index Set lost more than 60% and 50%
In the past 72 hours, Yearn.finance (YFI) surged by 58% after dropping to as low as $12,260 at a few exchanges. Three factors that may have catalyzed the sharp rebound are: YFI had become deeply oversold, lead developer Andre Cronje’s deep commitment to the project and the ever expanding use cases for YFI within a
Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest tracks every important crypto news story from the previous week. Essential reading for all Hodlers! Top Stories This Week $12,000 Bitcoin price back on the table after BTC rallies above $11,400 At last. Bitcoin rallied to $11,448 on Friday, finally breaking above the symmetrical triangle where the price had been