Following weeks of volatility in the crypto markets and two high-profile legal cases involving crypto firms in New York state, NY Attorney General Letitia James has issued her starkest warning yet to all participants in the industry. In a double alert published on March 1, James warned retail traders that they face heightened risks and low
Candian musician and visual artist, Claire Elise Boucher, or Grimes, has sold a mammoth $5.8 million worth of tokenized art in less than 20 minutes on Nifty Gateway. On Feb. 28, the popular musician launched her debut NFT collection, “WarNymph,” in collaboration with her brother, digital artist Mac Boucher. The collection takes elements from mythology
On March 1 cryptocurrency investors woke up to the sight of Bitcoin (BTC) rising from it weekend correction to $44,000 as the market found its bullish momentum and altcoins rebounded from their swing lows. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin increased 16.6% from its low of $43,504 on Feb.
The U.S. bond yields have softened and this has ignited investor’s appetite for risk-on assets. After a negative closing last week, the S&P 500 has started the current week on a positive note. Thi bullish sentiment has also rubbed on to the crypto sector, which is surging higher, led by Bitcoin (BTC). After Tesla and Mastercard’s
The start of a new month has brought renewed fervor from the cryptocurrency market as Bitcoin (BTC) price steadily climbed from a low of $43,537 on Feb. 28 to a high of $49,200 during today’s early trading hours. As traders get excited about positive moves in the market and look to re-enter positions, the increasing
MicroStrategy’s Bitcoin (BTC) buying spree shows no signs of slowing, after CEO Michael Saylor announced the purchase of another 328 BTC on Monday. The acquisition, which was paid for in cash, cost the firm around $15 million, and equated to an average coin price of $45,710 at the time of purchase. The investment takes MicroStrategy’s
The decentralized finance movement was a ticking time bomb waiting to detonate when it finally exploded in 2020. From automated market makers to the industry’s current obsession with liquidity mining, DeFi has grown leaps and bounds over the last year. Most decentralized finance applications are deployed on the Ethereum blockchain, bringing billions of dollars onto
The decentralized smart contract platform Fantom (FTM) continued its resurgent rally to the tune of 32% on Monday, despite a temporary network outage that saw the blockchain stop producing blocks for seven hours. Fantom emerged among the top 100 in the market cap rankings in January — eventually going on a 5,000% run that peaked
Google Finance has added crypto prices to the finance.google.com domain. The section, titled “Crypto,” now appears in the “Compare Markets” category alongside conventional stock and currency markets. The section provides key pricing information for various cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Google Finance users can now track the performance
A long-standing legal drama finally found resolution on Feb. 23, with the New York Attorney General’s office announcing that it had come to a settlement with cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex after a 22-month inquiry into whether the company had been trying to cover up its losses — touted to be worth $850 million — by misrepresenting
Since 2017, investors have been anxiously awaiting a Bitcoin ETF approval as the existence of such a fund was an important symbol of mass adoption and acceptance from the realm of traditional finance. On Feb. 18, the Toronto Stock Exchange hosted the official launch of the Purpose Bitcoin ETF and the fund quickly absorbed more
Bitcoin (BTC) price has been correcting in the past few days and traders are curious to know whether this is a minor pullback or the start of a deeper decline. The problem is that no one has a crystal ball and analysts can only point to critical support levels that may hold based on historical data
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped to the key $44,000-$45,000 support level on Feb. 28 for the third time in the past week. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview The BTC/USD pair briefly dipped below $44,000 on Bitstamp before paring some of the losses, bouncing back above $45,000 at the time of writing.
The Komodo project launched on Friday the public beta of its latest product, AtomicDEX. The platform seeks to enable trustless atomic swaps between different blockchains, currently connecting Ethereum and its tokens to blockchains like Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC) and Dogecoin (DOGE). Using atomic swaps allows users to trade directly with the native tokens. Someone buying
DeFi has steadily grown in prominence over the past year thanks in large part to the strong foundations established by decentralized exchanges (DEX) that enable easy access to the latest tokens and projects. While there have been previous iterations of DEX user interfaces, such as IDEX or Etherdelta, it wasn’t until Uniswap launched that trading
Coinbase’s IPO announcement has been hailed as “a milestone for the crypto industry” by Fortune Magazine. Similar to the Netscape IPO announcement that signaled the legitimacy of the internet, Coinbase’s impending public offering signals to the public at large that cryptocurrency trading is legitimate, legal and secure in the eyes of the Securities and Exchange