Bitcoin Cash (BCH) holders have no reason to celebrate, despite the 46% year-to-date gains in U.S. dollar terms. One year ago, the altcoin was the third-largest by market capitalization. It now risks dropping out of the top 10, having been surpassed by other cryptocurrencies including Litecoin (LTC) and Chainlink’s LINK. BCH/BTC. Source: TradingView After three
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
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
Bitcoin’s price rose significantly in January. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, or CME, also hit record Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading numbers in the same month. “In January, BTC average daily volume (ADV) reached a monthly record of 17,549 contracts (87.7K equivalent bitcoin),” a CME representative told Cointelegraph. Each CME Bitcoin futures contract is worth the value
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
One of Southeast Asia’s biggest crypto exchanges is blaming a technical glitch for the price of Bitcoin dropping down to 300,000 PHP, roughly $6,100, on Feb. 16. An unknown number of customers of the Philippine Digital Assets Exchange, or PDAX, managed to buy thousands of BTC from the exchange at a massive discount, making them
Financial services outfit Square just announced it has picked up more Bitcoin. Square “has purchased approximately 3,318 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $170 million,” the company said in a public statement on Tuesday, adding: “Combined with Square’s previous purchase of $50 million in bitcoin, this represents approximately five percent of Square’s total cash,
Bitcoin (BTC) will be the savings method of choice for one billion people on their phones by 2026, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor predicts. In an interview with CNBC on Feb. 23, Saylor, whose company owns in excess of 70,000 BTC, continued his public Bitcoin advocacy, calling it “the dominant digital monetary network.” Saylor: Billions will
In a report shared with Cointelegraph, institutional crypto trading platform CrossTower asserts that large investors will not let Bitcoin (BTC) fall back below $50,000. According to the report, addresses holding over 1,000 BTC rose to record highs in January on the heels of sizable retracements — evidencing strong dip-buying from whales despite the relatively high price of
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.
Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has been grinding up nicely over the past few weeks, but the past 24 hours have seen a significant correction. BTC price dropped by over $10,000 from $58,000 to under $48,000, a correction of almost 20%. This pullback — which many anticipated as 28,000 BTC was deposited to Gemini — also caused other cryptocurrencies
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,
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
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