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The crypto market remains dull and under influence of bears as top cryptocurrencies fail to attract traders’ interest. According to Deribit, nearly $2 billion in Bitcoin and $1.90 billion in Ethereum options are set to expire today, marking the monthly and quarterly expiry. In total, nearly $4 billion in options open interest will expire.
Payments-focused cryptocurrency XRP and MKR, the governance token of the peer-to-peer lending platform Maker, are rallying in an otherwise moribund crypto market awaiting the release of the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of U.S. inflation: core personal consumption expenditure (PCE).
For bulls, Bitcoin’s ( BTC) daily price action leaves a lot to be desired, and at the moment, there are few signs of an imminent turnaround. Following the trend of the past six or more months, the current factors continue to place pressure on BTC price: Persistent concerns of potential stringent crypto regulation.
There’s a wry humor in the fact that has at times been very closely correlated with traditional markets. Bitcoiners generally prefer that BTC not have a high correlation with traditional assets, like stocks and bonds. After all, one of the core tenets of the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization-$379 billion as of this writing, according to CoinGecko-is that it bypasses traditional finance.
Shiba Inu’s decentralized exchange ShibaSwap has recently recorded a new feat. In a recent ranking, ShibaSwap was ranked in the number one spot of the top 10 Ethereum blockchain projects, with a good social signal. https://twitter.com/Shibsweety/status/1575498700990054402 According to the data, ShibaSwap leads other Ethereum-related projects by recording a social signal score of 698,476.
Alex Dovbnya In a lengthy interview with New York Times columnist Ezra Klein, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin claims that the Terra Luna team attempted to manipulate the market in order to prop up the value of the native cryptocurrency. Buterin says that no one actually knows what the Terra team was doing with its vast Bitcoin reserves.
The NFT market comprises a mélange of ecosystems that have co-existed for quite a while now. In this multi-chain universe, ecosystems are competing for
Crypto has been seeing an unprecedented adoption rate in recent times, but not every part of the country has been welcoming to this industry. A lot of governments have been resistant to the adoption of crypto, even when residents have expressed wanting to be a part of it.
Over the last 24 hours, the price of XRP , which was developed by the company Ripple Labs, is trading about 10.7% higher as of 10:24 a.m. ET today after receiving a favorable ruling in court. In 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Ripple Labs, claiming the company did not properly register XRP as a security when it raised funds in 2013.
Analyst Who Predicted 2022 Bitcoin Collapse Says Epic Move Incoming – Here Are His Targets – The Daily Hodl
A popular analyst and trader who accurately predicted Bitcoin ( BTC) would collapse by up to 50% when it was trading at over $40,000 in March is now warning of new crypto market lows. Pseudonymous crypto analyst Capo tells his 535,000 Twitter followers that once the brief crypto bounce has ended, a major capitulation could occur.
Making money with Bitcoin (BTC) has become increasingly difficult in 2022. Prices have tumbled following a crypto crash. Promises of free Bitcoin are often scams. Bitcoin mining, once accessible to individual investors, is now so competitive that it’s rarely a profitable venture for those with small setups.
Napoleon Dynamite can add blockchain development to his list of skills. Jon Heder, who portrayed the titular character in a 2004 cult classic, is reuniting with three other cast members from the film for a pilot called Cyko KO . The animated project and its Dynamite cast will be supported by an NFT drop on Replay ‘s Rewarded.tv platform.
In late July, crypto-businessman Martín Mobarak hosted a gaudy event at his Miami home – complete with flame throwers and posing models – during which he burned an allegedly authentic Frida Kahlo drawing into a martini glass while a mariachi band played in the background.
Another OpenSea bug strikes again. It’s a less-than-ideal way to end the week for the once blue chip NFT collection, Azukis. Holders of Azuki NFTs were awakened on Friday to an email from OpenSea that allegedly advised NFT owners that many Azuki NFTs were being delisted.
Alex Hluch is a producer, writer, and comedian residing in Los Angeles. Talk of mass student loan forgiveness will hopefully help students, but it can also shame them. Many people regard it as yet another expense we can’t handle as a country while also refusing to acknowledge the societal expectation put upon young adults that they need to go to college to succeed.
Daniel Kuhn is a features reporter and assistant opinion editor for CoinDesk’s Layer 2. He owns BTC and ETH. In the mid-1990s, around the time that former Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow was toying around with the idea that cyberspace could be a place independent of any nation, lawyers were growing concerned that this emerging technology would put them out of a job.
Ethereum Classic price is set to print a subtle hammer at the bottom of the downtrend. The volume profile shows a persistent tapered look amidst the downtrend. Invalidation of the bullish reversal thesis is a breach at $24.90. Ethereum classic could make a surprise move to the upside if market conditions persist.
Bitcoin price is eyeing an upside break above $19,600. Ethereum could surge above $1,350, XRP rallied over 10% and spiked above $0.50.
While the volatility and complexity surrounding cryptocurrency has caused given many investors second thoughts or cold feet, it’s this very reason that some financial industry observers say it precisely the time for institutions to stay in and up to date as a service to confused customers — especially small community based lenders and credit union.
By Michael Bodley / September 30, 2022, 5:04 pm EDT The anticipated $3 billion fundraise comes after the venture capitalist’s firm, Social Capital, has been largely closed to outside investors for about four years Up to 70% of the new vehicle’s capital has been earmarked for its top 10 positions In an unexpected move to once again start accepting outside capital, Chamath Palihapitiya is angling to raise at least $3 billion for his latest, top-heavy venture capital fund, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
Before making any investments, crypto venture capital firms put their projects through a rigorous study and an assessment procedure that looks at, among other things, the following key points: – Business and use cases – Business strategy – Knowledge and passion of the project team – Possibilities of growth Numerous meetings with management teams are held, and financial assessments are carried out to analyze these issues.
The crypto C-suite and senior leadership have seen a rash of departures recently, with some stepping down amid scandal and others merely moving on. The big picture: CEO turnover in the U.S. jumped 8% in August from the previous month, led by departures in the technology and fintech sectors, according to recent research from Challenger Gray & Christmas.
Tracy is a deputy managing editor at CoinDesk. She owns BTC, ETH, MINA, ENS, various stablecoins, and some NFTs. Non-fungible token ( NFT) traders who’ve lost real money amid this year’s market downturn can now try wagering fake funds on JPEGs through something akin to fantasy sports, amassing a mock portfolio through NFT data and trading platform called Flip.
A financial institution and a coin trading platform in Kazakhstan have teamed up to carry out what they say is the country’s first such joint transaction for the acquisition of cryptocurrency. Meanwhile, Kazakhstan’s leadership has declared readiness to further develop crypto exchange in the nation’s financial hub.
Far from being the “digital gold” some claim, Bitcoin’s relative climate change impact is greater than the beef industry, and over seven times more than actual gold mining. Economic researchers compared the environmental impact of Bitcoin – created by using computing brute force to crack complex algorithmic puzzles – against three measures of environmental impact between January 2016 and December 2021.
U.S. business intelligence and software company MicroStrategy has advertised a position for a Bitcoin Lightning software engineer signaling a continued push into the digital asset space. The position seeks an experienced software developer for a project to build a Lightning Network-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.
Balcony DAO co-founder John Belitsky tells Decrypt’s Dan Roberts at Chainlink SmartCon 2022 how Balcony DAO is fractionalizing real estate investment using NFTs starting with 20 Third Avenue in New York City, and why it’s waiting to launch its token as a registered security with the SEC.
NEW YORK–()– Simplify Asset Management (“Simplify”), an innovative provider of Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs”), is today announcing the launch of its newest fund, the Simplify Bitcoin Strategy PLUS Income ETF (NASDAQ: MAXI).
WASHINGTON , Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Living Opera , a web3 multimedia startup, announces the launch of Magic Mozart , a non-fungible token (NFT) collection consisting of 1,791 NFTs based on the music and image of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his seminal composition of The Magic Flute that premiered on September 30 th, 1791.
The company behind the Spartan Race has released a nonfungible token (NFT) collection which will immortalize the names of the initial holders in stone, with plans to build a 35-foot (10.5 meters) statue in Ancient Sparta encircled with 15,000 name-engraved stones.
Did Revolut suggest Tesseract Energy is building a blockchain energy company to sustainably power bitcoin? Image source: Ed Cooper/Revolut/Alan Chang/Tesseract Energy. Bitcoin’s proof-of-work (PoW) consensus mechanism has come under scrutiny for being energy intensive, however Ed Cooper, Revolut’s crypto product owner believes that environmental fears regarding bitcoin are misplaced.
Omkar Godbole was a senior reporter on CoinDesk’s Markets team. October has been a good month for bitcoin (BTC) and traders may be looking forward to capitalizing on the bullish seasonality, having seen the cryptocurrency hold steady through recent traditional market turmoil.
Billionaire Stan Druckenmiller Discusses Cryptocurrency Having ‘Big Role in a Renaissance’ – ‘People Aren’t Going to Trust Central Banks’
Renowned billionaire hedge fund manager Stanley Druckenmiller says he could see cryptocurrency “having a big role in a Renaissance because people just aren’t going to trust the central banks.” He added that he will be “stunned” if the U.S. isn’t in a recession next year. Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller discussed the U.S.
Bitcoin mining in 2020 used more energy than Austria or Portugal, and its emissions as a proportion of market value were comparable to the beef industry, a new study has found.
Bitcoin ( BTC) is boring compared to Ethereum ( ETH) – and it’s supposed to be. Comparing the two networks is like comparing apples to oranges. Or maybe oranges to apples is a better way to say it considering Bitcoin is often associated with the color orange.
Major indexes fell to session lows at the market close today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sold off 1.7%, at levels last seen in November 2020. The S&P 500 pared some of the morning’s 0.5% loss but lost ground again to close 1.5% lower. The Nasdaq was higher for a while but reversed lower 1.5%.
Bitcoin price has developed a bullish divergence with RSI, hinting at more upside. Despite the optimistic technicals, investors should expect volatile swings before the end of the third quarter of 2022. A break under and flip of the $17,593 level into a resistance level will invalidate the bullish thesis for BTC.
Despite USD bringing an onslaught to stocks, commodities and its rival currencies, Bitcoin ( BTC) holds steady at the $19,000 to $20,000 mark, leaving mainstream media no choice but to put BTC into the headlines. American daily newspaper The New York Times highlighted BTC’s 6.5% increase in the last seven days and noted that this had caught the attention of crypto bulls and bears.
Unlike the previous week, which was full of volatility, the past seven days were quite more stagnant in the cryptocurrency space. Bitcoin, for one, had calmed around $19,000 after the most recent price drops and spent the weekend as well as Monday at that level.
As September comes to an end, Bitcoin’s ( BTC) price is holding firm, appearing to stabilize above $19,000 as volatility attempts to subside. The stability in Bitcoin’s price is partly backed by the asset standing out as a favorable hedge at a time the U.S. dollar is toppling other global fiat currencies.
stock fell almost 8% amid a less than bullish rating from Wells Fargo and harsh comments from famed short-seller Jim Chanos. Several other -adjacent public companies, including MicroStrategy and Block Inc., saw the price of their stock too.
Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Price Forecasts As Analysts Says “Don’t Sleep on $HDWY” | Bitcoinist.com
Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum are two of the most popular zero-to-hero stories in crypto. Together, they made hundreds and thousands of overnight millionaires, which makes us wish we had invested. At the same time, their price is not worth more than a penny. We don’t have a time machine.
Bitcoin could be poised for a run higher nearly as spectacular as its losses so far this year. Both cryptocurrencies and stocks have been slammed. Stocks are in a bear market, with the most closely followed equity indexes on their longest quarterly losing streak since the depths of the 2008-09 financial crisis.
While bitcoin ( BTC-USD) remains around 70% below its November 2021 peak, the cryptocurrency still fared better than both stocks and bonds during the third quarter, in a sign that token prices could have stabilized and possibly formed a bottom.
Crypto sleuth ZachXBT, has alleged that Crypto influencer, Lark Davis is involved in pumping low-capital crypto projects and dumping them.
Living Opera, a web3 multimedia startup, announces the launch of Magic Mozart, a non-fungible token (NFT) collection consisting of 1,791 NFTs based on the music and image of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his seminal composition of The Magic Flute that premiered on September 30th, 1791.
Two things are true about sex work: it’s popular, and the people who power the industry are still stigmatized, just like the work itself. While more than half the population of the United States says they’ve watched porn, for example, and traffic to websites like PornHub tally more than 40 billion visitors annually (with the U.S.
Health and Fitness Web3 Ecosystem Amino Announces Launch Date of its NFT Collection Celebrating Basketball Star Klay Thompson | Bitcoinist.com
Wellness Web3 project Amino has announced the launch of its one-of-a-kind NFT collection to celebrate one of the greatest basketball players of our time – Klay Thompson. The collection will be available on Binance NFT on October 18 and is the first one in the series of more than 30 (!)
Aespa, the four-member K-pop group from SM Entertainment, is launching an NFT collection with the Web3 artist Blake Kathryn that will give fans access to exclusive content and a rare meet-and-greet with the group in Seoul. Beginning Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. PT to Oct. 21 at 8 a.m.
Starbucks is one of several big food and beverage brands wading into the world of NFTs, joining McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser in their offerings. These companies hope to capitalize on the digital currency craze and attract both existing fans, as well as new ones who are intrigued by web-based experiences.
Facebook and Instagram have completed their NFT rollout across both apps for all users in the U.S. On Thursday, Meta announced that all users in the U.S. can connect their digital wallets to Facebook and Instagram to share and cross-post their NFTs.
NFT Bear Market?: Large CryptoPunk Sales, Mega Mutant Apes, Tyler Hobbs Artwork Generate Millions – Ethereum (ETH/USD)
These days, the cryptocurrency and non-fungible token (NFT) sectors are in the middle of a bear market. However, three NFT collections saw massive sales this week, with two of the most popular collections seeing sales in the millions of dollars, while a collection from a top NFT artist raised a huge amount.
Magic Eden and other NFT Marketplaces say Apple’s commission and fiat currency rules are keeping NFT companies away from the App Store. Check out our daily updated blog to learn about the latest developments on the BNB chain. We also publish well-researched opinions and explainers about various projects on BNB Chain.
The first ever NFT virtual art show to benefit the Indraloka Animal Sanctuary was held Thursday.The event featured pieces from local artist Johnny Braz and othe
NFTs have been in steady decline for months, and new data shows just how bad it has gotten: digital collectibles have basically lost all of their luster and trading volume has collapsed by 97% since the beginning of 2022.
Warner Music Group (WMG) has partnered with non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea, to allow some of the entertainment conglomerate’s artists to build their fan base in Web 3.0. See related article: Warner Bros., Nifty’s release ‘Space Jam’ movie NFTs Fast facts WMG artists will get early access to OpenSea’s new “drop” product, an initiative that […]
Christie’s British auction house has launched its own NFT art platform for streetwear and sneaker collectibles. The company announced the opening of its “Department X”, and for this project, Christie’s 3.0 has collaborated with Chainalysis blockchain analysis firm, Spatial metaverse builder, and Manifold to sell non-fungible token artworks on Ethereum.
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By Ornella Hernandez / September 30, 2022, 1:26 pm EDT NFT-collateralized lending has become a popular financing tool for blue chip NFT holders Sales of rare MAYC and Ape Punk NFTs prove Yuga Labs’ market dominance The NFT ecosystem has been waning in terms of monthly trade volumes since May’s crypto market downtown, and especially compared to all-time highs in January of this year.
Looking to start releasing music NFTs? Here are 8 successful releases to take notes on… Music NFTs present a blank canvas for artists and teams to unlock incredible ideas. Early artists are just beginning to scratch the surface on what is possible with this nascent technology.
Recent statistics don’t bode well for the future of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The monthly trading volume in NFTs has collapsed, with a 97 percent plunge from its trading peak earlier this year. While NFT trading volume reached a record high of $17 billion in January, it fell to $466 million by September, as reported by Bloomberg.
Latin American-based NFT marketplace Minteo secured $4.3 million seed funding to expand through the region. Investors in the round include Fabric Ventures, Dune Ventures, CMT Digital, Impatient VC, Susquehanna Private Equity Investments, SevenX Ventures, FJ Labs, Big Brain Holdings, G20 Ventures, Alliance DAO, Zero Knowledge and several angel investors.
Haven’t these died a death? The market for NFTs (non-fungible tokens) took a bit of beating alongside that of cryptocurrency earlier this year. The two markets are closely linked because – typically, at least – NFTs can’t be purchased with regular currency. But you knew that, right?
Yesterday, the world got a look inside Elon Musk’s phone. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is currently in litigation with Twitter and trying to back out of his deal to buy the platform and take it private. As part of the discovery process related to this lawsuit, Delaware’s Court of Chancery released hundreds of text messages and emails sent to and from Musk.
Consumer complaints about cryptocurrency have surged during an increase in its market volatility over the past two years, hitting not only crypto-trading platforms but also traditional financial institutions such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.
As the frost of the Crypto Winter creeps onward and holders saddened by their diminishing funds spend less time opening their digital wallets, a new type of scam has emerged: crypto cash-outs. Cybercriminals are able to take hold of underutilized exchange or wallet accounts and use them to funnel stolen funds into private wallets.
The right to privacy is enshrined in many legal traditions around the world. In the United States, it’s protected by the Fourth Amendment; in the European Union, it falls under Article 8 of the European Convention for Human Rights.
Crypto has evolved from a niche product into a critical piece of the infrastructure underpinning an entirely new vision for the internet – web3.
India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) says it has frozen more than 77.6 bitcoins that were transferred to Binance from Indian crypto exchange Wazirx. The freeze is part of a money laundering investigation into a mobile gaming application. India’s Directorate of Enforcement (ED) announced Wednesday that it has frozen 77.62710139 bitcoins under the country’s Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
FTX offered Voyager a $1.4 billion bid, but filings indicate FTX will pay $51 million in cash beyond the value of cryptocurrencies it’s bringing over.
Last updated 30th Sep 2022 Lark Davis, a crypto influencer and investor, denied allegations of selling his followers low-cap projects to dump them soon after, which were made on Twitter by user and self-proclaimed “on-chain sleuth” ZachXBT.
The Portland Trail Blazers are ending the team’s jersey sponsorship with Seattle crypto startup StormX. The jersey deal was originally scheduled to last five years, beginning with the 2021-22 season. The StormX logo appeared on Blazers jerseys last year, and as recently as this week when the team produced promotional content.
FTX, the second-biggest crypto exchange in the world by trading volume, has recently been dubbed a “central bank” of crypto as the firm-under the helm of co-founder and CEO Sam Bankman-Fried-emerged as a lender of last resort to struggling businesses amid the market meltdown. That level of …
Patent Filings Roundup: Beer Bong Companies Clash; Crypto Company Sues Coinbase; Campaigns Spiral in Otherwise Quiet Week
District court and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) filings were both down substantially this week, with 57 and 15, respectively, and 91 district court terminations. The drop-off of patent filings in the Western District of Texas has perhaps not been as pronounced as might be expected.
INX has appointed Keren Avidar as Global General Counsel to provide legal, compliance and regulatory guidance at the broker-dealer and inter-dealer broker. Keren Avidar will employ decades of experience working in high-ranking leadership positions at prestigious law firms worldwide as INX plans to offer non-deliverable cryptocurrency forwards to Tier-1 banks in the future.
The latest regulatory developments in the crypto world demand businesses comply with the Travel Rule requirements. We invited Catarina Veloso, Legal Engineer at Notabene , to share advice on how to best reflect these requirements of different jurisdictions into one’s business.
VALLETTA, Malta , Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Analysis of Google Trends data reveals that interest in crypto over the past 12 months has reached an all-time low. A new finding by the financial news site, AtoZMarkets.com , shows that interest is over 80 times lower than the peak of early November 2021.
User activity on blockchain gaming decentralized applications (DApps) surged in September, with a host of games posting significant increases in the number of active users. According to data from DappRadar, seven out of the top 10 games in terms of the number of “unique wallet addresses interacting with dapp’s smart contracts” increased over the past 30 days, with all of the top five games being in the green during that time frame.
With another month of Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and most altcoins in red or in a rangebound trajectory all eyes are hoping for greener price charts for top cryptos in the last quarter. “Wake me up when September ends,” was the predominant sentiment for a majority of cryptocurrency HODLers over the last month.
Fran is a writer and reporter at CoinDesk. Crypto innovators must be encouraged to stay in the U.S. , said the CEO of software developer Inca Digital. The Washington, D.C., company recently won a Defense Department contract to look into crypto security risks.
Ethereum recently switched over cryptocurrency validation system to “proof of stake,” which replaces the older “proof of work” system, which became unsustainable as the energy consumed by the process became a strain on electric grids
CFTC Commissioner Christy Romero reiterates that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) still considers Ethereum as a commodity even after the proof-of-stake (PoS) transition. CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam on Wednesday said the CFTC has been asking the U.S. Congress for cash authority over Bitcoin, as well as Ethereum.
The top two cryptocurrencies have remained strict competitors for each other. Bitcoin and Ethereum have always been at the neck of each other through narrative wars from their respective proponents. Several issues have been highlighted in the battle, ranging from the mode of operation to prices and past performance.
Ethereum [ETH], thanks to the Merge, has been in the public eye for the longest time. And, despite all the social talk around ETH, the king of altcoins failed to garner enough traction on the price chart in September. Furthermore, ETH’s social volume remained stagnant over the past month.
On Wednesday (September 28), Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio told Michelle Makori, Editor-in-Chief and Lead Anchor at Kitco News why he has been investing in $ADA, $DOT, and $ATOM. Di Iorio started with Bitcoin (BTC) early in 2012, at a time when it was trading under $10; that is when he started the Toronto Bitcoin Group.
What Is Ethereum? Ethereum is both a cryptocurrency and a functional blockchain in one guise. Ethereum is an open universal platform for developing decentralized applications based on blockchain and smart contracts. Ethereum raised the potential of blockchain technology in the financial industry to a new level.
Aurora, an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible scaling and bridge solution built on top of the NEAR Protocol blockchain network, has completed the payment of a $2 million bug bounty to a pair of whitehat hackers that reported vulnerabilities on the platform back in June.
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Ethereum Co-Founder Reveals He Is Amassing Cardano, Polkadot and One Additional Smart Contract Altcoin – Here’s Why – The Daily Hodl
Ethereum ( ETH) co-founder Anthony Di lorio says that besides Bitcoin ( BTC) and Ethereum, he is also keeping his eyes on Cardano ( ADA), Polkadot ( DOT) and Cosmos ( ATOM). In a new interview on Kitco News, Di lorio says he is stocking up on the three smart contract altcoins because of the people working on these projects.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) appears to be warming up to the notion that Ethereum is a highly centralized network, according to a lawsuit filed against crypto promoter Ian Balina. The change in tone is likely to have serious implications for the SEC’s attitude toward whether digital asset networks like BTC and ETH constitute securities offerings.