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Most Retail Crypto Investors Making Substantial Investments in Digital Assets have Annual Income of Less than $10,000: Survey

Huobi Global, a leading digital assets company, recently published a survey that looks into the different investment profiles and backgrounds of retail cryptocurrency traders in emerging markets. According to a release, the survey results indicate that crypto-assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) have… Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, Claims Blockchain Project Avalanche has a “Real Team” and are “Building Real Products”

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and Alameda Research, has commented on some blockchain projects that he thinks are worth talking about and appear to be making some progress. While confirming that he’s not offering investment advice, Sam said that Solana (SOL)… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Could Potentially be Added to Well-Diversified Investment Portfolios, Yassine Elmandjra from ARK Invest Argues

Yassine Elmandjra, an analyst at ARK Investment Management, a company that invests in Fintech projects and other next-generations technologies, says that Bitcoin’s (BTC) blockchain will “contribute more dramatically and profoundly to the evolution of monetary and financial systems than any other breakthrough in history.” Elmandjra,… Read More

Binance CEO Admits Exchange has to List Risky DeFi Coins, otherwise Traffic Goes to Others, Making them “Obsolete”

Zhao Changpeng

Changpeng Zhao or “CZ”, the CEO at Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange, has admitted that the trading platform must list new coins, regardless of whether it’s completely sure of the legitimacy of their business model, in order to remain competitive. Zhao noted: “If… Read More

Amazon Stock Outperformed Bitcoin (BTC) so far in 2020, but Ethereum (ETH) is the Biggest Gainer, Binance Reveals

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance reveals that if you had invested $1,000 on Jan 1,  2020, in both Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock and Bitcoin (BTC), you would have earned significantly more from your Amazon holdings, when compared to the price appreciation of the leading digital currency. However,… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Is “Disproportionately” Favored by North American Investors as the Preferred Digital Asset Investment: Report

North America is reportedly the third-most active region in terms of the total cryptocurrency volume moved or transferred on-chain, right behind Western Europe and East Asia. According to a Chainalysis blockchain and digital asset market report: “Overall, North America-based [cryptocurrency] addresses accounted for 14.8% of… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Investments: UK Millennials with £25,000+ in Investable Assets are Increasingly Investing in Cryptocurrencies, a Survey Reveals

Millennials, who are people born in the early 80s to the mid-90s, have increasingly been adopting smartphone-based Fintech apps offered by Robinhood and innovative digital banks like Revolut. In addition to more actively managing their finances through the latest technology when compared to older generations,… Read More

Here’s Why Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar, Chainlink are Not Yet Legitimate Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Alternatives

Feyyaz Alingan, the Founder of Blue Alpine Research, a Switzerland-based research firm focused on digital assets, has pointed out several “alternatives” to Bitcoin (BTC). Alingan, an electrical engineering graduate from ETH Zürich, says that Ethereum (ETH) may be considered a Bitcoin alternative. He notes that Ethereum’s… Read More

University Faculty Members from China and Singapore Make Disclosure Recommendations for Cryptocurrency Token Issuers

  The cryptocurrency market reached all-time highs of more than $800 billion during the initial coin offering (ICO) craze of 2017-2018. There were many huge scams carried out during this time, which involved seemingly promising, but too good to be true companies like BitConnect. While… Read More

Alex Mashinsky’s Celsius Network Secures $10 Million Equity Investment from Tether Ltd

Tether Ltd, the company behind the world’s largest stablecoin USDT, has reportedly made a $10 million equity investment into the operations of the Celsius Network, a leading digital asset lending platform, which now has a $120 million pre-money valuation and $150 million post-money valuation. Celsius… Read More

CoinShares Introduces the First Gold and Crypto Asset Index on Bloomberg and Refinitiv, Aims to Create “Investable” Benchmark Products

CoinShares, a crypto asset management company that provides financial products and services for professional investors, has launched the CoinShares Gold and Crypto assets Index (CGCI). The CGCI is reportedly the first EU Benchmark Regulations (EU BMR) compliant index for the digital asset sector that combines… 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

Renaissance Technologies’ Medallion Funds Approved to Offer Products Involving Bitcoin (BTC) Futures Market

A somewhat secretive but promising hedge fund has reportedly been approved to make investments in the Bitcoin (BTC) futures markets. As noted in a document dated March 30, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now permitted Renaissance Technologies’ Medallion Funds to offer… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Is Allowing Premium and Standard Account Holders to Trade Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Recommends Diversifying Investments Following COVID-19 Outbreak

Digital bank Revolut allows its 7 million customers to purchase cryptocurrencies. This, as reserve banks across the globe have announced huge stimulus packages to support their struggling economies, following the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. This support from Revolut, which is notably one of Europe’s most… Read More

Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust (ETHE) Is Trading at a 515% Premium

Digital asset investors are reportedly paying a significant 515% premium in order to purchase Ether (ETH) via the Grayscale Ethereum Trust. It currently costs $90.55 to acquire a share in Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust (ETHE). This, despite its Ethereum (ETH) holdings per share being valued… Read More

Digital Asset and Blockchain M&A and Fundraising Deals Declined Significantly Last Year: Report

Big Four auditing firm Pricewaterhousecoopers (PwC) reports that the majority of global digital asset fundraising and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals last year took place outside of the United States for the very first time. As noted in PwC’s report (released on April 6, 2020),… Read More

Very Few Financial Advisors Have Allocated to Digital Assets, But Intend to Invest More in Crypto in 2020: Report

A survey recently published by Bitwise Asset Management reveals that very few financial advisors have allocated digital assets for their clients’ investment portfolios, however, more claim they’re planning to invest in cryptocurrencies this year. More than 400 financial advisors responded to Bitwise’s survey in December… Read More

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