Tag: cryptocurrencies

Jan 22 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin Newbies Get Volatility Lesson as Old Pros Lament FUD

A mixture of bearish price-chart patterns and ill-understood news items combined to cause bitcoin's biggest price plunge since March, in a demonstration to market newcomers of the cryptocurrency's notorious volatility.

Is Tether a Fraud? Its Bank Says It’s Not

Gregory Pepin, deputy CEO of Deltec Bank and Trust, responds to allegations in a blog post by the pseudonymous Crypto Anonymous, that Tether is a "highly probably fraud." In this episode, he covers: how Deltec accounts for its reserves, and why they didn't show up on Crypto Anonymous's blog post...

Jan 21 2021

First Mover: As Bitcoin Flips Bearish, Neither Biden Nor BlackRock Brightens Mood

There's a lot of long-term bulls in the bitcoin market. But in the short-term? Pretty much everyone has suddenly turned bearish.

How Cryptocurrency Is Making Casinos Safer?

Over the last couple of decades, technological advances have totally revolutionized the UK gambling industry. Thanks to significant improvements in Internet connectivity, graphics, games, and other breakthroughs casinos have been able to create a massive online gambling community. This has not been without issue, but it has undoubtedly been one of the most significant areas of growth we have seen to date. The...

How Cryptocurrency Is Making Casinos Safer?

Over the last couple of decades, technological advances have totally revolutionized the UK gambling industry. Thanks to significant improvements in Internet connectivity, graphics, games, and other breakthroughs casinos have been able to create a massive online gambling community. This has not been without issue, but it has undoubtedly been one of the most significant areas of growth we have seen to date. The...

Jan 19 2021

First Mover: Ether Steals Limelight With New All-Time High Price as Bitcoiners HODL

Crypto traders shift focus to ether as second-largest cryptocurrency surges to new record price, but bitcoiners aren't going anywhere.

The SEC’s Lawsuit Against Ripple and 2 Execs: What You Need to Know

Stephen Palley, partner at Anderson Kill. and Gabriel Shapiro, partner at BSV Law, discuss the SEC's lawsuit against Ripple and two executives, Chris Larsen and Bard Garlinghouse. In this episode, they explain: what was so "egregious" that the SEC went after two executives, Chris Larsen and Brad Garlinghouse, were...

Jan 16 2021

Polkadot (DOT) Becomes The 4th Largest Crypto

Polkadot (DOT) has surpassed XRP as the 4th largest cryptocurrency in the world. In this way, DOT became the most valuable virtual currency after Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) […]

Jan 15 2021

Why Are Millennials Choosing Cryptocurrency Over Banks?

Historically, millennials (people between the ages of 25 and 40) form an age group that has the ability to greatly influence the economy. At this point, that's the […]

First Mover: Biden’s $1.9T Plan Shows ‘Blue Wave’ Bitcoiners Saw Coming

The Federal Reserve might need to print money to help finance Biden's coronavirus relief proposal, to keep Treasury-bond interest rates from climbing.

Which is the Easiest Cryptocurrency to Mine?

It is not an easy task to find the easiest cryptocurrency to mine. If you want to mine Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH), you will need to use […]

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin Layer 2s

Meltem Demirors, chief strategy officer at Coinshares, and Nic Carter, general partner at Castle Island Ventures, join me at the Stacks conference to discuss Bitcoin layer 2s. In this episode, they cover: why layers 2s exist how layer 2s, such...

Jan 14 2021

First Mover: Forget Facebook’s Stablecoin. Now It’s $700B Bitcoin in the Crosshairs

Bitcoin's powerful move over the past couple months to a market value of more than $700 billion is suddenly commanding more attention from global financial regulators.

Jan 13 2021

Bitcoin in Race for Adoption Before Central Banks Launch Digital Currencies: Australia’s Macquarie

With a runway of a year or more before the Federal Reserve and other major central banks can launch digital currencies, bitcoin and other private cryptocurrencies could gain a foothold in electronic commerce.

Jan 12 2021

First Mover: Market Signs Look Healthy as Bitcoin Sell-Off Subsides

Record trading volumes have accompanied bitcoin's rally this year, and subsequent swoon, offering a healthy sign of just how much price discovery is taking place in rapidly growing (to $3T?) cryptocurrency markets.

Willy Woo: How Bitcoin Reaches up to $300,000 by End of Year

Willy Woo, a prominent on-chain Bitcoin analyst and author of the “The Bitcoin Forecast,” a market intelligence newsletter, explains the parabolic activity of Bitcoin in the past month. We cover: why he thinks Bitcoin has more than doubled in the last month...

Jan 11 2021

Eye-Popping Projection for $3T Crypto Market Underpins Bakkt Deal

Jan 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin cryptocurrencies markets news

Bakkt says cryptocurrencies could be a $3 trillion market by 2025, a five-fold increase.

Jan 10 2021

BREAKING NEWS – Crypto Market loses 10% in 3 hours…Time to jump in?

The cryptocurrency market has been going in a strong uptrend ever since the COVID-19 crash in March 2020. Most cryptocurrencies reached their lowest, only to start appreciating in value and rise in an extended uptrend. But on the 10th of January 2021, around 6pm GMT+1, the whole cryptocurrency market crashed more than 10%. What seems to be the reason for this sudden drop?...

Jan 08 2021

First Mover: It Might Be Getting ‘Silly’ as Bitcoin Passes $39K, $40K, $41K

It's taken just eight days in 2021 for bitcoin prices to surge more than 40%, and some analysts are starting to handicap the chances for a correction.

2021 in Crypto: What to Expect in the Year Ahead

Jan 08 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 bitcoin blockchain coinbase crypto

Frank Chaparro, director of news at The Block, gives his predictions for what will happen in crypto in 2021. In this episode, we discuss: the big stories in crypto in 2020 how the market has changed in 2020...

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