Tag: first mover

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.

Jan 21 2021

Bitcoin Worries ‘Fading’ as Crypto Goes Mainstream, S&P Says

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin first mover markets news newsletters

S&P sees "a lot of similarities" between bitcoin and gold, and says concerns about theft of cryptocurrency have diminished with greater mainstream acceptance.

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.

Jan 20 2021

First Mover: What’s Next for Ethereum After Cryptocurrency Hits All-Time High

Jan 20 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin ether ethereum first mover markets

The Ethereum blockchain is growing fast thanks to DeFi, and some traders say the ether cryptocurrency could notch further gains.

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.

Jan 15 2021

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.

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

First Mover: Don’t Like $34K Bitcoin? Stellar, Litecoin Yet to Conquer Old Highs

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  altcoins bitcoin first mover litecoin markets

Though bitcoin's rally has lost some steam, many traders are still in a bullish mood – and shifting to alternative cryptocurrencies known as "altcoins" whose prices have yet to clear all-time highs from years past.

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.

Jan 11 2021

First Mover: Cryptocurrency Euphoria Hits Breaking Point as Miners Lose Nerve

Jan 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin ethereum first mover markets news

Crypto euphoria gets reality check as bitcoin and ether tumble, though XRP is still trading with market value near Ford Motor's as SEC-inflicted damage proves limited.

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.

Jan 07 2021

First Mover: $1 Trillion of Cryptocurrencies Shows Booming ‘Asset Class’

It took just a few months for cryptocurrencies to double to $1 trillion. That compares with eight years for U.S. junk loans.

Jan 06 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin Hits Record as `Blue Wave’ and `Kimchi Premium’ Look Bullish

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin election2020 first mover markets news

Bitcoin surges above $35K for first time with U.S. Democrats poised to take full control of government and 'Kimchi premium' back in force.

Jan 05 2021

First Mover: As Bitcoin Rally Pauses, DeFi Keeps Astounding

Jan 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin defi ethereum first mover markets

Don't even think of using the term "DeFi winter," because DeFi might be hotter than last year's summer of DeFi.

Jan 04 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin’s Plunge to $31K Shows How Bullish Market Had Become

Jan 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin ether first mover markets news

It's anybody's guess where cryptocurrency markets might end 2021, but so far, all signs point to further gains.

Dec 23 2020

First Mover: XRP Plunges 20% as Traders Assess SEC’s Ripple Suit

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin ethereum first mover markets news

The SEC's suit against Ripple has triggered a steep sell-off in price for the payments token XRP. Meanwhile, prices for Chainlink's token have increased seven-fold this year, most among CoinDesk 20.

Dec 22 2020

First Mover: What People Said About Bitcoin In 2020 (Both Good and Bad)

Dec 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin first mover markets news newsletters

A lot of people said a lot of things, both good and bad, about bitcoin in 2020, as the 11-year-old cryptocurrency defied doubters with a tripling in price.

Dec 21 2020

First Mover: As Markets Turn Ugly, Bitcoiners Thank Secular Trend

Dec 21 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin economy first mover markets news

At start of October, bitcoin analysts were bullish, but few would have guessed the cryptocurrency's price could double by the end of 2020.

Dec 18 2020

First Mover: Bitcoin Rally Stalls as ‘DeFi Summer’ Proves Endless

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin defi economy ethereum first mover

This year's explosion in decentralized finance, or DeFi, highlighted just how much innovation was happening in digital-asset markets, beyond bitcoin.

Dec 17 2020

First Mover: Geek-Fest Turns Relevant as Bitcoin Passes $21K, $22K, $23K

Dec 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin economy ethereum first mover markets

As bitcoin prices push to new all-time highs, it's worth recalling May's "halving," which highlighted the cryptocurrency's potential inflation- resistance.

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