Tag: opinion

Nov 28 2021

Op-ed: How Algorand is gearing up to become a contender to Ethereum

Nov 28 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption algousd defi guest post opinion

The following is a guest post from Sebastian Quinn, the co-founder of Yieldly. While some have come close, none have quite managed to overthrow the incumbent — neither in user adoption nor market share. However, as time goes on and scalability and efficiency qualms grow stronger, so too do Ethereum’s contenders. When it comes to pinpointing which networks stand a fighting chance at...

Oct 26 2021

El Salvador’s Bitcoin wallet Chivo is set to remove its trade profiting feature

Oct 26 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking exchanges investments legal opinion

Chivo will be removing its scalping feature to curb growing speculative tendencies involving Bitcoin, it said in a tweet last night. “Scalping” would allow users to freeze Bitcoin prices for a minute allowing a small window for the users to compare prices on other exchanges before making a final purchase. Chivo took to Twitter to announce that the digital wallet will no longer...

Oct 21 2021

There are over 100 million crypto owners in India, report finds

Oct 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  investments opinion people trading

Despite facing regulatory challenges and volatility issues in India, crypto trading continues to forge its way ahead in terms of being one of the most popular investment options for Indians. As per stats issued by broker discovery and comparison platform BrokerChooser, India is home to the highest number of crypto owners in the world. It is followed by the US and Russia in...

Sep 29 2021

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin states “there’s a lot of subtleties involved” with addressing governance

Sep 29 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi eth opinion people

Vitalik Buterin recently published his feedback on Nathan Schneider’s article, in which the Professor of Media Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder addressed...

Sep 09 2021

Sep 01 2021

Billionaire who shorted 2008 crisis has a bleak warning for Bitcoin (BTC)

Sep 01 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btc culture opinion people

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson, notorious for making a fortune betting against the US housing market, thinks that cryptocurrencies, lacking intrinsic value, will eventually become worthless. In an episode of “...

Aug 16 2021

Jul 23 2021

Bitcoin could fall to $15,000, says Guggenheim chairman who predicted 50% dip in May

Jul 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd interview opinion trading

Scott Minerd, chairman and chief investment officer of asset management giant Guggenheim Investments, said the crypto market’s ongoing slump is still far from over as Bitcoin could slide as low as $15,000. “I think that there is still more air to come out of this, and ultimately, I think something in the neighborhood of $15,000 is where we're going to end up,” Minerd...

Jul 19 2021

No shilling Dogecoin or Shiba Inu? How TikTok’s crypto ban helps the space

Jul 19 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  babydoge doge opinion regulation shiba inu

Celebrities shilling meme coins like Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, and Baby Doge Coin became a recurring theme throughout 2020 as...

Jul 09 2021

Jul 06 2021

The crypto market doesn’t care about Dogecoin shill Elon Musk’s tweets anymore

Jul 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd opinion people trading

It appears that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is gradually losing his influence over the cryptocurrency market, judging by the lack of any meaningful impact on prices his crypto-focused tweets are making lately. Just a few months ago, a single tweet from Musk that involved Bitcoin (BTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), or any other cryptocurrency was enough to boost prices of the corresponding...

Jul 02 2021

Why this crypto VC bet big on DeFi cross-chain liquidity tool Unbound Finance

Jul 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi investments opinion

Paul Veradittakit, a partner at crypto venture fund Pantera Capital, explained why the team invested in cross-chain liquidity protocol Unbound Finance in a post yesterday. “Unbound presents a promising model for the open flow of liquidity...

Jun 25 2021

Nothing will ‘stop’ Bitcoin in El Salvador, says President after IMF, World Bank criticism

Jun 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd opinion people

President Bukele said nothing can stop Bitcoin from seeing widespread adoption in El Salvador, and he sees no scenario in which it can be stopped. "I don't see anything stopping it. Everything about the humans can be stopped. But I just don't see how. It's law, the government is working 24/7 in going to effect in 80 days," he said in a recent...

Jun 24 2021

Jun 23 2021

Ripple (XRP) director tries to dispel the ‘centralized banker coin’ myth

Jun 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  opinion people xrpusd

Director of Developer Relations at Ripple, Matt Hamilton, set the record straight on XRP and the XRP Ledger. Before the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit, the narrative surrounding XRP centered around it not being a...

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson says Tether is “faith based,” making it inconsistent with crypto ideals

Jun 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  opinion people stablecoins technology usdt

Input Output Global CEO Charles Hoskinson said in a recent ask-me-anything (AMA) Tether relies on faith, rather than impartial systems, making it counter to cryptocurrency ideals. He added that as much as regulation gets a bad rap, without it, there would be no checks on companies who make particular claims. With USDT liquidity supporting significant swathes of the cryptocurrency market, is the Tether...

Jun 18 2021

Holder of 92,000 BTC explains why energy concerns aren’t Bitcoin’s biggest threat

Jun 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd opinion people

Michael Saylor discussed what he perceives as the biggest risk to Bitcoin, and it's not to do with environmental, social, or governance (ESG) factors. Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ESG refers to a set of standards that investors use to determine how a particular company stacks up...

Jun 15 2021

Legal expert says Tether and Binance Coin (BNB) are likely picks for SEC lawsuit

Jun 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bnbusd legal opinion people usdt

Attorney Jeremy Hogan gave his legal assessment of the top five cryptocurrencies naming Tether and Binance Coin as at risk on the "SEC danger rating." Hogan has been covering the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit since proceedings began in December last year. The U.S securities regulator...

Jun 13 2021

Banks won’t exist in ten years unless they change their business model

Jun 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking defi guest post opinion

The issues plaguing the financial world―whether centralized finance, insurance, lending or other assets — all come back to human error. For instance, why can’t a dispensary put cash in a bank? Because of bad human judgment. These rules and regulations make zero practical sense. The blockchain ecosystem takes the human element out of the equation. Now the technology governs because...

Jun 11 2021

Dutch economic advisor calls for a Bitcoin ban even as Central America is adopting the asset

Jun 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd legal opinion regulation

An official of the Central Planning Bureau (CPB), an independent, publicly financed policy arm that advises the government of the Netherlands, said today that Bitcoin and other...

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