March 4 saw another day of seesaw price action for Bitcoin (BTC) and the wider cryptocurrency market as the global economic fallout from the ongoing conflict in Ukraine weighs heavily on a majority of the world’s financial markets. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that after holding $41,000 in the early trading hours
Bitcoin (BTC) has the potential to become a “good bet” for investors if the Federal Reserve does everything it can to keep the U.S. economy afloat against impending recession risks, according to popular analyst Bitcoin Jack. The independent market analyst pitted the flagship cryptocurrency, often called “digital gold” by its enthusiasts, against the prospects of
There is an old saying in traditional markets which is actually more like a trading rule. It goes, “when the trend is negative, one can only be neutral or short,” meaning bet on the price decrease. The problem is that a relief bounce tricks traders into believing that the negative prevailing sentiment has shifted into
DAO: Decentralized. Autonomous. Organization. “The whole phrase is a misnomer. They’re not decentralized, not autonomous and they are not organizations,” Monsterplay blockchain consultancy founder David Freuden tells Magazine. Freuden co-authored a 51-page report on DAOs in May 2020 in an attempt to help realize their potential. “We need DAOs,” he explains. “The idea of ‘shareholder first’
Bitcoin (BTC) pulled off an impressive double-digit rally this year, but the digital asset has been struggling to break the $45,000 resistance lately. This level does not hold any historical importance because it has been easily breached multiple times. The same can be said for Bitcoin’s $850 billion capitalization, which isn’t anywhere close to silver’s
Bullish optimism returned to the cryptocurrency market on March 1after a majority of tokens turned green and Bitcoin bulls telegraphed their intention to hold the $40,000 level as support going forward. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) has surged 20% from a low of $37,409 on Feb.
Bitcoin (BTC) entered an upward channel in early January and despite the sideways trading near $40,000, order book analysts cited “significant buying pressure” and noted that the overall negative sentiment might be heading towards exhaustion. Bitcoin/USD price at FTX. Source: TradingView Independent analyst Johal Miles noted that BTC’s price formed a bullish hammer candlestick on its daily
Terra (LUNA) emerged as one of the best performing financial assets in February, a month mired by geopolitical conflicts and their negative impacts on the crypto market. LUNA decouples from the crypto market LUNA’s price surged by a little over 75% to reach $91.50 at the month’s UTC close. In comparison, the percentage performance of
Nonfungible tokens (NFTs) continue to see increased utilization as the possible applications of the technology have begun to be recognized in sectors ranging from sports entertainment to real estate. One subsector of this market that has seen a spike in momentum on Feb. 28 are fan token projects, protocols that allow their holders to participate
It is unfortunate that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has chosen to send a message to the crypto industry by extracting a huge $100 million settlement from the lending platform BlockFi in an administrative proceeding publicly announced on Feb. 14. It was quite a Valentine’s Day kiss — $50 million for the SEC
Mirror Protocol, a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol built on the Terra blockchain, was hit by one of the biggest collapses in financial history this week after Vladimir Putin ordered military strikes against Ukraine. Terra tokens rally Mirror Protocol’s native token, MIR, dropped to $0.993 on Feb. 24, its worst level to date amid a selloff
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.
Buyers returned to the Bitcoin (BTC) market, locating interim upside opportunities as the price rebounded to nearly $40,000 on Feb. 25, gaining 16% in less than 24 hours. Investors bulk up Bitcoin holdings The number of Bitcoin addresses with a balance greater than 0.01 BTC (~$400) reached a record high of 9.51 million, the latest
Crypto markets are taking a beating but there are still a few standout performers even during this week’s volatility. One sector that has managed to rise above the noise are NFT-related altcoins and GameFi tokens. Top gainers in the collectible and NFT sector. Source: CoinMarketCap Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and CoinMarket Cap shows that
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