Category: crypto assets

Crypto Prices Consolidate, Handful of Altcoin Markets Pop, Bitcoin Accumulation Addresses Rise

Crypto Prices Consolidate, Handful of Altcoin Markets Pop, Bitcoin Accumulation Addresses Rise

The price of bitcoin and a number of digital assets have been consolidating this week, after a number of crypto markets dropped over 25% the week prior. The entire crypto-economy is hovering just below the $1 trillion mark at $987 billion, gaining 1.3% during the last 24 hours. Crypto Asset Markets Consolidate A good number […]

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Crypto Prices Show Signs of Recovery, Market Analyst Says ‘Bitcoin Remains in a Healthy Place’

Crypto Prices Show Signs of Recovery, Market Analyst Says ‘Bitcoin Remains in a Healthy Place’

Bitcoin and a number of other cryptocurrencies have regained some of the percentage losses they suffered this past Monday, as various crypto assets are up today between 5-25% in value. On Monday, the crypto economy dipped under the $800 billion handle after the entire market cap fell from its trillion-dollar valuation. Today, the overall market […]

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Crypto Markets Suffer Heavy Losses, Bitcoin Price Sinks More Than 25% in 24 Hours

Crypto Markets Suffer Heavy Losses, Bitcoin Price Sinks More Than 25% in 24 Hours

Cryptocurrency markets have suffered significant losses during the last 24 hours, as the entire crypto market cap has dropped below a trillion to $823 billion losing roughly 9.9% in value. Since the bitcoin price height on Sunday, January 10, bitcoin’s price plummeted over 25%, seeing the largest price dive of the year. Digital currency markets […]

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While Bitcoin’s Price Dips in Value, Crypto Assets Like Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash Shine

While Bitcoin’s Price Dips in Value, Crypto Assets Like Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash Shine

The price of bitcoin has dropped on Sunday losing more than 6% during the last 24 hours, but a myriad of other coins have seen significant gains in contrast. Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, and monero have all jumped in value while bitcoin has seen a decent drop. Bitcoin (BTC) dropped to a low of […]

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Economics Professor Tyler Cowen Says Cryptos Useful as Hedges or Forms of Payments – ‘Not Both’

Economics Professor Tyler Cowen Says Cryptos Useful as Hedges or Forms of Payments – ‘Not Both’

Tyler Cowen, an economist and professor at George Mason University, has suggested that the key use cases of cryptocurrencies are mutually exclusive. He argues that cryptos can either be important inflation hedging tools or useful forms of payment but not both. The Regulation Threat The professor adds that despite the popular assertions by some that […]

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Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down: Meme Token Dogecoin Spiked Over 500% This Year

Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down: Meme Token Dogecoin Spiked Over 500% This Year

The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin has crossed new all-time highs (ATH) in 2020 and into 2021 as well. However, many other digital assets have a long way to go to reach the ATH they experienced three years ago in 2017. Although one particular older cryptocurrency, the popular meme token Dogecoin is nearing its 2017 ATH, well […]

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While Bitcoin Tapped New Price Highs, 78,000 Short Positions Worth Over $800 Million Got Liquidated

While Bitcoin Tapped New Price Highs, 78,000 Short Positions Worth Over $800 Million Got Liquidated

While bitcoin has crossed a new all-time price high in 2021, traders are leery toward shorting the crypto asset. Data from Bitfinex shows the number of short contracts has been extremely low in comparison to the total number of shorts in mid-March 2020. On Saturday, January 2, 2021, when the price of bitcoin surpassed $33k, […]

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Central Bank of Iran Official Says Cryptocurrencies Have ‘Made No Contribution to Bypassing Sanctions’

Central Bank of Iran Official Says Cryptocurrencies Have ‘Made No Contribution to Bypassing Sanctions’

An official with the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has claimed that cryptocurrencies have played no significant role in Iran’s sanction hit economy. According to Mohammadreza Mani Yekta, the deputy head of CBI’s office for payment systems, “studies” have shown that digital currencies have “made no contribution to bypassing the sanctions.” The unenthusiastic assessment of […]

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XRP Crash Burns Other Crypto Asset Values, BTC Price Remains Unscathed

XRP Crash Burns Other Crypto Asset Values, BTC Price Remains Unscathed

Digital currency markets have seen some volatile action this week and during the last 24 hours following the XRP charges, a number of coins shed a great deal of value. At the time of publication, the entire crypto-economy is valued at $629 billion and because XRP lost so much value, bitcoin’s dominance index has risen […]

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Kim Dotcom Says Bitcoin Cash ‘Great for Payments,’ Expects BCH to Cross $3K in 2021

Kim Dotcom Says Bitcoin Cash ‘Great for Payments,’ Expects BCH to Cross $3K in 2021

On December 17, the internet entrepreneur and political activist Kim Dotcom spoke about bitcoin being a “great asset for storage,” and then further stressed that bitcoin cash was “great for payments.” Dotcom said he expects bitcoin cash to jump in value by 900% next year and reach a $3k per unit handle. Megaupload creator, Kim […]

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