Tagged: altcoins

DogeCoin Trading on Binance Briefly Surpassed BTC, ETH Volumes in May, while Ethereum Volume Exceeded Bitcoin on Coinbase: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics research team noted that during the past month, Ethereum (ETH) trading volumes have been catching up with Bitcoin (BTC) volume on Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange. Although Bitcoin led by a significantly large margin at the start of… Read More

Bitcoin Price Decline Not Completely due to Elon Musk’s Tweets, as Crypto Investors Turn to Small Cap Altcoins: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics team have noted in their latest State of the Network Report that after Elon Musk helped drive the Bitcoin (BTC) price to around $60,000 (three months back), he’s now managed to send the volatile digital currency markets in the opposite… Read More

Ethereum Continues to Outperform Bitcoin as Altcoins Begin Decoupling from BTC: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken asks whether the current Bitcoin (BTC) rally could go straight up “forever.” Kraken points out in a recent report that for the first time since October 2020, we have seen a “brief pause” in the form of this… Read More

BTC Dominance Fell to Lowest Level Since July 2018, but New Crypto and Blockchain Developments Reveal Maturing Digital Asset Space: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) dominance recently dropped to 50.2% (but has increased slightly to 50.7% at the time of writing) for the first time since July 2018, Bloqport reports. Bitcoin dominance represents the total share of the digital assets market that BTC claims. Notably, the BTC price… Read More

Nexo Reports how Public Software Firm Became First to Add Ethereum to Balance Sheet, as Morgan Stanley Offers Bitcoin to Wealthy Clients

Nexo, a crypto lending platform and exchange, recently commented on how Morgan Stanley became the first major bank to offer Bitcoin (BTC) to its wealthy clients. The Nexo team also revealed how a public software firm now has $50 million worth of Ethereum (ETH) on… Read More

Pankaj Balani: Delta Exchange CEO Predicts that Crypto Derivatives will Grow Significantly in Coming Years, but 2021 Is the Year of Options

We recently connected with Pankaj Balani, Co-founder and CEO at Delta Exchange, an established digital assets derivatives trading platform. Delta Exchange offers cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading across Bitcoin and major altcoins with up to 100x leverage. As previously reported, the company aims to support… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Altcoin Price Correction May have Been Due to “Extremely Overleveraged” Nature of Crypto Futures Traders: Report

Earlier this week, the Bitcoin (BTC) price fell sharply by around 30% (to about $31,000) as Wall Street bulls called for a technical correction, OKCoin reports. However, the Bitcoin (BTC) price has already recovered significantly. The digital asset is trading at nearly $38,000 at the… Read More

DeFi Tokens Take it Relatively Slow as Bitcoin Surges to $23,800, Prominent Investor Says Ethereum May Eventually Surpass BTC Market Cap: Report

Decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens took it “relatively slow” this past week when compared to Bitcoin (BTC) while crypto and blockchain industry developments strengthened Ethereum’s (ETH) support, according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that DeFi tokens are still lagging behind BTC… Read More

Ethereum Gaining Interest as Institutional Asset Class as Decentralized Finance Gets Boost with Bitcoin focused DeFi Platform: Report

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest smart contract platform, and major decentralized finance (DeFi) assets have dropped during the past week. However, DeFi-related infrastructure is getting a boost from Bitcoin (BTC), according to a report from OKCoin. During the last week, top DeFi platforms such as… Read More

Ethereum Might have taken Permanent Lead Versus Bitcoin in 2020 in Terms of Economic Value Transferred on its Rails: Report

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Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways as some crypto analysts have warned that the digital asset’s price may become unpredictable in the short-term, according to a new report from OKCoin. The digital currency exchange confirmed that Bitcoin continues to gain institutional support. BTC’s recent price… Read More

66% of Digital Assets Survey Respondents Say We’re in a Crypto Bull Market, with Many Investors Excited About Altcoins, DeFi for 2021

As the digital asset market approaches the end of 2020, Kraken Intelligence (part of US-based crypto exchange Kraken) has carried out its second VIP client sentiment survey for this current year. According to Kraken, the goal of the survey is to assess digital asset market… Read More

Recent Bitcoin (BTC) Price Consolidation Might have Helped XRP Surge 80%, Ethereum (ETH) Also Up 25% in 72 Hours: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is approaching its all-time of nearly $20,000 which it set back in December 2017 during the historic crypto market bull run. Bitcoin peaked at $18,950 this past week, and has begun to move higher toward its new year-to-date highs at… Read More

Binance Predicts that Centralized Crypto Exchanges will Eventually be Replaced by More Decentralized or Non-Custodial Trading Platforms

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has noted in its weekly crypto market report that for most of the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) had been trading between the relatively tight $13,300 and $13,900 range. But then, over the span of just 48 hours, the… Read More

$100 Million Accelerator Fund from Binance Now Support 11 Blockchain and Crypto Projects

Binance, the world’s largest digital currency exchange, notes in its latest Crypto Market Overview report that Bitcoin (BTC) almost managed to break past the $14K mark, as it “massively outperformed” altcoins (alternative coins or all coins besides Bitcoin). Binance points out that Bitcoin began moving… Read More

Mettalex, a “Decentralized” Crypto and Commodities Derivatives Exchange, Claims its Product Solves Pain Points Related to FCA Derivatives Ban

Binance alum Fetch.ai, an established blockchain-focused AI firm launched by former DeepMind investors and developers, had introduced Mettalex, a “decentralized” crypto and commodities derivatives trading platform (back in August 2020). Mettalex had stated in August that it would be working with a consortium of steel… Read More

EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), Cardano (ADA) Futures Contracts to Launch on Crypto Derivatives Exchange BitMEX

The Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (BitMEX), a leading cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, will be offering four new altcoin/USDT underlying “quanto” futures contracts for EOS, Chainlink (LINK), Tezos (XTZ), and Cardano (ADA). These new contracts are being introduced in order to expand the exchange’s existing altcoin (or… Read More

Binance Explains Why Altcoins or Small Market Cap Cryptocurrencies have Outperformed Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange in terms of trading volume, is questioning or wondering why we have many small-cap altcoins (alternative coins besides Bitcoin, the flagship digital currency) that are outperforming BTC and other major virtual assets. Binance confirms that Bitcoin surged past the… Read More

Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava, Synthetix (SNX) Perpetual Contracts Launch on Crypto Derivatives Platform, Delta Exchange

Delta Exchange, a cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform that’s not regulated in any jurisdiction, revealed on August 13, 2020 that it is introducing perpetual swaps for Algorand (ALGO), VeChain (VET), Kava (KAVA), and Synthetix Network Token (SNX). The contracts will allow digital asset investors to trade… Read More

Insider Trading? OmiseGo (OMG) Surges 200% Just 15 Minutes after Coinbase Listing, but then Crashes Immediately

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase began supporting trading with OmiseGo (OMG) on May 21, 2020. The OMG token price surged 200% in only 15 minutes after the listing, however, it then crashed immediately. OMG is trading at $1.88 at the time of writing, down 5.44%… Read More

Coinbase Research: Bitcoin (BTC) May Serve as Gateway to Investments in Other Cryptocurrencies or Altcoins like Ethereum

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, may serve as a gateway for investors to consider buying other digital assets or “altcoins” (alternative coins). According to research conducted by San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase, 60% of first-time virtual currency investors purchase Bitcoin at first. However, only 24%… Read More

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