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MARKET CAP $ 1638 bln 4.9%
ICOs 6,683

24/05/2021   Guest post

As Cryptocurrency Gathers Steam, The IRS Moves To Tackle Virtual Currency Tax Evasion
Earlier this week, Eth logged its first loss after trading at $3,779.81 for the first time. Investors of the second-largest...

24/05/2021   Huobi Scales Back Due to China Crackdown; Bitcoin Falls Below $32K, Ether Past $2K

The exchange made the move on the heels of a series of crackdown notices from Bejing in recent weeks.

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi said it has scaled back or suspended some of its services and products in certain countries and has stopped its miner hosting services in mainland China in...

21/05/2021   Beijing’s Crypto Crackdown Is Not New but Don’t Dismiss It

China’s reiterated crypto ban sharpens the focus on the financial sector.

China’s crypto warning on Tuesday may look similar to previous notices. However, it conveys a pointed message to commercial banks and payment companies that have been friendly to crypto-related businesses....

19/05/2021   Bitcoin’s drop from $64K comparable to Black Thursday, but Coinbase outflows hint at accumulation

Elon Musk and COVID-19 have something in common: They have both panicked investors — at least once — into dumping their Bitcoin (BTC) holdings.

The similarities notched up higher in the previous six days as Musk doubled down on his chaos-inducing perspective toward Bitcoin. The...

17/05/2021   Bitcoin, Ether Dive While Some Alternative Cryptocurrencies Hit Record Highs

Ether, the second biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is positioned to log its first weekly loss since the end of March, as its price, along with that of larger sibling bitcoin, are in the red on Saturday.

At press time ether’s changing hands at $3,779.81, down 8.48% in...

14/05/2021   Hedge Fund Giants Millennium, Matrix and Point72 Standing Up DeFi Funds: Sources

DeFi is booming and institutions are edging towards it, trying to figure out how to get a slice of the alpha.

U.S. hedge fund giants Millennium Management, Point72 Asset Management and Matrix Capital Management are all at varying stages of standing up cryptocurrency-focused trading...

12/05/2021   Ether Touches $500B Market Cap for First Time, Overtaking JPMorgan and Visa

Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, passed the market cap milestone of $500 billion Wednesday morning.

Ether's total value climbed as high as $505 billion before pulling back slightly, according to CoinMarketCap data, surpassing financial behemoths...

10/05/2021   Ethereum continues wild run, ETH price breaks $4,000 for the first time

The second-largest digital asset doesn't look to be stopping its meteoric rise anytime soon.

Ether (ETH) eclipsed $4,000 for the first time on May 10, passing the psychologically significant barrier on multiple exchanges including Coinbase. The new milestone comes just a week after...

07/05/2021   World Economic Forum: Blockchain Could Disrupt $867T in Traditional Markets

The opportunity could be substantial for an already fast-growing crypto industry with a current market capitalization currently around $2.3 trillion.

All assets will eventually be tokenized, from stocks to bonds to commodities. At least that’s the perspective of many crypto-industry...

05/05/2021   New York bill proposes to ban crypto mining for 3 years over carbon concerns

A bill seeking to “pause” crypto mining for three years in New York was referred to the state's Environmental Conservation committee on May 3.

Crypto miners in New York may be subject to a forced three-year hiatus if the latest environmentally-focused bill passes in the state...

03/05/2021   Ether Breaks Above $3.2K for the First Time Ever

Ether's milestone comes surging trader interest in the leading smart-contracts blockchain.

Ether (ETH), the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, went above $3,200 Monday for the first time in history, according to CoinDesk 20, after setting multiple all-time highs...

01/05/2021   Historical record! ETH is almost $ 3,000.

JPMorgan has identified three reasons why ETH is superior to BTC. And ETH has broken another historic record. The ETH price is already almost $3k!

30/04/2021   Fed’s Powell Says Market, as Exemplified by Dogecoin, Is ‘a Bit Frothy’

"You are seeing things in the capital markets that are a bit frothy, that's a fact," said Powell. "I won't say it has nothing to do with monetary policy."

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell thinks capital markets, as typified by the dogecoin craze, are a “bit frothy.” He...

28/04/2021   Goldman Sachs Says Blockchain Stocks on Average Outperform S&P 500 (But Not Bitcoin)

Goldman Sachs identified 19 blockchain and cryptocurrency related stocks that have outperformed the S&P 500 this year.

U.S. stocks exposed to blockchain and cryptocurrencies have outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index by about 34 percentage points year-to-date, according to...

26/04/2021   Microsoft, Apple, MicroStrategy to Be Listed on Binance as Tokenized Stocks

The move means Binance users will be able to qualify for economic returns on the underlying shares, which will include potential dividends.

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Binance is looking to tokenize more stocks of some of the world’s largest companies.

According to a...

26/04/2021   Turkey’s Central Bank Head Says Crypto Regs Coming, Denies Total Ban Ahead

The head of Turkey’s central bank ruled out a total ban of cryptocurrencies and said a wide range of crypto regulations is coming within two weeks, Trade Moneta reported. Speaking on state-run channel TRT, Governor Şahap Kavacıoğlu said, "You cannot fix anything by banning crypto and we do...

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