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Ethereum Experiences Burst of New User Adoption in Q3 due to NFTs, Bitcoin Records Steady Gains: Report

The team at Coin Metrics, including researchers Nate Maddrey and Kyle Waters have released their State of the Network Q3 2021 wrap-up report. In the latest edition of the State of the Network report, the Coin Metrics team has taken a data-driven look at what… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) London Upgrade to Enhance User Experience, As Smart Contract Platform Gets Ready for PoS Transition in Coming Months

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest crypto platform, behind only Bitcoin (BTC) in terms of market capitalization, is set to undergo one of the most significant upgrades in its history. The major Ethereum blockchain network upgrade is set to take place in a few hours (at… Read More

Ethereum Gas Prices Decrease Significantly, Active ETH Addresses Now Also Less than Active BTC Addresses: Report

Nate Maddrey and the other researchers at Coin Metrics note that Ethereum (ETH) gas prices have dropped down to their lowest levels since March, of last year. Although a few months back, average gas price consistently reached 150-200 GWEI, the average gas price has now… Read More

Average Bitcoin Network Block Times Drop Back Below 20 Minutes, but Still Abnormally High: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics research team notes in their latest State of the Network report that the cryptocurrency markets plummeted again this last week after more news surfaced about stricter Chinese regulation, including the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) instructing the nation’s financial… Read More

Remittance Payments to El Salvador can be Improved by Using Bitcoin or Other Crypto Rails Instead of Regular Money Transfers: Report

Nate Maddrey and the other researchers at Coin Metrics have shared their latest State of the Network Report. Published on June 15, 2021, the report from Coin Metrics notes that on June 9, 2021, the El Salvador Congress introduced a bill that officially made Bitcoin… Read More

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

Recent Bitcoin, Ethereum, Wider Crypto Market Crash Was “Big Test” for Nascent Stablecoin Market: Report

The cryptocurrency market has really been tested during the past few weeks following “a cascade of negative news,” the Coin Metrics team notes in its latest report. The resulting crypto market price crash has also been “a big test” for stablecoins, which are becoming a… Read More

New Crypto Market Entrants After Tesla’s $1.5B BTC Purchase May Have Sold their Bitcoin Holdings to Stronger Hands: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics research team notes that during the past two weeks, crypto was hit by a “double tsunami” of seemingly negative news. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla would no longer be taking Bitcoin payments while adding… Read More

USDT Stablecoin Market Cap of $51B+ Now Exceeds Insured Deposits at Most US Banks, Quarterly Report of Tether Reserves Expected Soon

Tether (USDT), the world’s largest stablecoin (or digital asset that’s supposed to be backed 1-to-1 with major fiat currencies like USD and cash equivalents) now claims a market cap of over $51.7 billion at the time of writing (according to available data). Notably, Tether (USDT)… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum Active Addresses Up Considerably in Past Week, but DeFi Algorithmic Stablecoin FEI Fails at Recent Launch: Report

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform providing “next-gen” risk management solutions, notes that Bitcoin (BTC) is up by around $8,000 since their last crypto market commentary on April 8, 2021. The BitOoda team adds that “more importantly,” Bitcoin… Read More

Bitcoin Price Surged 1,000% in Past Year, Ethereum Up Over 1600% Since Mar 2020 Crash, Stablecoins Flourishing: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics Team note that on March 12, 2020, amid the growing panic over the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, the Bitcoin (BTC) price had crashed from around $8,000 to below $4,000 during just a 24-hour timeframe. Predictably, the rest of… Read More

With Only 2 Weeks In, BlockFi Bitcoin Trust Just Slightly Under $100M, as Second BTC ETF Goes Live on Toronto Stock Exchange

Zac Prince, CEO and Co-founder at BlockFi, a fast-growing digital assets platform, notes that with just two weeks in, the company’s Bitcoin trust is just ”a pinch” under the $100 million mark (in total BTC holdings). 2 weeks in, BlockFi’s Bitcoin trust is just a… Read More

Bitcoin and Ethereum Adoption Reaches Unprecedented Levels, Supported by Professional Athletes and Major Companies

Bitcoin (BTC) has become more intertwined with traditional financial markets because of changing macro conditions and a significant increase in institutional interest, according to a report from Coin Metrics.  Coin Metrics has noted that many researchers have looked into the fundamental differences between Bitcoin and… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Remains “Single Most Watched” Digital Asset with Ethereum Dominating DeFi throughout 2020: Report

As 2020 comes to an end, Binance has shared some key crypto and blockchain industry trends and highlights for this year. The exchange notes that the total market cap for all digital currencies surged by over 3.3x in 2020 alone, expanding the crypto-assets market significantly…. 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

Bitcoin (BTC) Price has been Surging at the Time US Equity Markets have Been Open as Institutional Interest Grows: Report

During the past few weeks, Ari Paul, CIO at BlockTower Capital, and Luke Martin, a prominent digital asset trader, have noted that Bitcoin’s (BTC) upward price movements since late October 2020 have mostly taken place during US market hours. A report from Coin Metrics points… Read More

Bitcoin Might Be Consolidating between $13k to $14k as BTC Miners Earn Twice As Much in Fees As Ethereum Miners: Report

Bitcoin (BTC) fundamentals continue to remain strong, however, uncertainty in the crypto and traditional financial markets due to the US elections appear to have positioned BTC in “a consolidation phase,” according to a report from OKCoin. The digital asset exchange notes that the Bitcoin price… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Transaction Fees Keep Falling After Major DeFi related Ecosystem Growth, Bitcoin (BTC) TX Fees Surge: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has again surged past the $11,000 mark as US stimulus talks begin and institutions start to allocate more funds to the leading digital asset. As noted by the OKCoin team, Bitcoin has managed to break out this past week, after… Read More

Ethereum Token Trading Volume on Uniswap Jumped from $1 Million Per Day to $1 Billion in a Few Months: Report

The decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has reached new heights during the past few months, as many projects have launched and large amounts of capital has been invested into these so-called decentralized platforms. The Coin Metrics team confirms that most DeFi solutions have been launched on… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Wealth has Become More Evenly Distributed with Smaller Accounts Holding Greater Proportion of Supply: Report

During its 11 years of existence (since the first Bitcoin block was mined), BTC has been able to survive many “threats,” mainly because there’s no single entity controlling the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. As explained in a report from Coin Metrics, this trait, called decentralization,… Read More

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