Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Former Cisco employee launches DAO to buy Denver Broncos A
Ethereum (ETH) and decentralized finance (DeFi) are undergoing a seismic shift as the transition to Eth2 and a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is helping to increase the value proposition for the network which has historically has been plagued with scaling issues and high transaction costs. Alongside this transition has been the introduction of liquid staking, which
Ether (ETH) reached a $3,280 local high on Feb. 10, marking a 51.5% recovery from the $2,160 cycle low on Jan. 24. That price was the lowest in six months, and it partially explains why derivatives traders’ main sentiment gauge plummeted to bearish levels. Ether’s futures contract annualized premium, or basis, reached 2.5% on Feb.
Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoin trading volumes have surged at a major Ukraine cryptocurrency exchange in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion, data shows. According to monitoring resource CoinGecko, on Feb. 24, volume at Kuna almost trippled to over $4 million. Crypto on the radar of Ukrainians As the armed conflict with Russia began, the impact on
There has been a lot of focus on the performance of the stock and cryptocurrency markets over the past year or two as the trillions of dollars that have been printed into existence since the start of the Covid pandemic have driven new all-time highs, but analysts are now increasingly sounding the alarm over warning
The ongoing Bitcoin (BTC) price correction could continue as per almost a century-old technical analysis principle called “Elliott Wave Theory.” The interim bearish outlook put forth by the Elliot Wave Theory appeared as Bitcoin tumbled below $35,000 amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Bitcoin wave fractal eyes repetition The theory, which divides a price cycle into two
Bitcoin (BTC) may yet reenter the $20,000 zone, but the coming weeks could provide a solid buying opportunity, a new report forecasts. In its latest market update on Feb. 24, trading platform Decentrader laid out the final areas of support between the current Bitcoin spot price and $20,000. Analyst eyes BTC’s 20-week and 200-week MA
Bitcoin (BTC) fell to $34,300 overnight on Feb. 24 as geopolitical tensions in Europe boiled over. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Arguments both ways” for BTC price outlook News that Russia had launched a “special military operation” in Ukraine sent BTC/USD tumbling along with traditional markets, data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView
Bitcoin (BTC) recovered to $38,000 as Wall Street opened on Feb. 22 amid a tense atmosphere over geopolitical instability. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin tiptoes around macro cues Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed an eerily calm start to the first Wall Street session of the week for both stocks and
In 1602, the Dutch East India Company was formed in what many consider the world’s first initial public offering — allowing perfect strangers to share in stock ownership. Four centuries later, the joint-stock model — especially its incarnation as the modern business “corporation” — sets the pace for much of the economic world. But, decentralized
Bitcoin (BTC) kept falling lower on Feb. 21 as $38,000 became the latest level to fail the test for bulls. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $40,000 eyed as BTC relief bounce target Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView painted a grim picture for BTC/USD Monday, as $38,000 support abruptly vanished after holding throughout
Bitcoin (BTC) saw its first dive below $38,000 in over two weeks on Feb. 20 as macro triggers rattled low-volume weekend markets. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Trader on BTC: “Nothing to get excited about” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD losing ground Sunday, following threats of fresh sanctions on Russia
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Bitcoin (BTC) may be struggling at $40,000 but fresh data is reinforcing the fact that hardly anyone is interested in selling. Data from on-chain analytics firm Glassnode shows that despite price volatility, over 60% of the BTC supply has not left its wallet in a year or more. Strong hands have rarely been stronger Stubborn
Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) price are still being hard hit by the current wave of volatility and this is leading traders to go back to the drawing board and readjust their short-term expectations. On Feb.17, Bitcoin price briefly dipped below $40,000 and Ether failed to hold support at $2,900, raises the chance of a drop to $2,500.
Recent research shows that decentralized exchanges that distribute tokens via airdrops see a big boost in user numbers and transactions. But, is building communities this way just crypto’s version of printing money? Airdrops — the disbursal of free tokens to early users as a way of rewarding and building momentum — have been around for
Bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins dropped further on Feb. 17 after the situation in Ukraine worsened and Russia expelled Bart Gorman, the United States Deputy Chief of Diplomatic Mission, from the country after President Biden reiterated that the threat of a Ukraine invasion by Russia was “very high.” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the
Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below $43,000 on Feb. 17 as another day on ranging compounded hopes for an incoming breakout. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Fed teases over rate hikes Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD acting in a slightly widened zone with $44,500 as a ceiling over the past 24 hours.
As the field of viable layer-one blockchain protocols continues to expand with newer entrants trying to solve the issue of high transaction costs and slow processing times, older projects find themselves utilizing their history and track record to set themselves apart and secure a market share that will ensure their survival through the next market
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway dumped a portion of its Visa and Mastercard holdings and increased exposure in Nubank, the largest fintech bank in Brazil that’s also popular among the country’s Bitcoin investors. In a securities filing late Monday, the industrials conglomerate disclosed that it had purchased $1 billion worth of Nubank Class A stock in