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Historical Volatility, Technical Patterns, On-chain Activity Indicate that Macro Bitcoin (BTC) Bull Run Isn’t Over: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that if 2020 was the year of the bull, 2021 was the year that “crypto went mainstream.” During the past year, they claim to have “witnessed leaps in adoption, infrastructure, regulation, and policy — not to mention… Read More

Kraken Is Now Supporting Trading with Kintsugi (KINT), a Network Allowing Users to Create a Bitcoin backed Asset

The team at digital asset platform Kraken notes that they’re pleased to announce that Kraken now supports Kintsugi (KINT). Funding and trading for the Kintsugi (KINT) token is live (as of January 6, 2022), and trading will “begin shortly.” You may keep an eye on… Read More

Kraken to Double Professional Team Again in 2022, Plans to Employ Over 5000 Professionals This Year

The team at digital asset firm Kraken notes that last year, they remained focused on their mission to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency “so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.” In 2021, Kraken celebrated its 10-year anniversary,… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Acquires Staked to Promote Growth and Resilience

Kraken, which claims to be one of the largest digital asset platforms, announced it has acquired Staked for “an undisclosed sum.” Staked is described as a non-custodial staking platform that “enables investors in Proof-of-Stake networks to easily and securely compound their holdings.” According to an… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Announces Support for Avalanche (AVAX) Trading

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that they’re pleased to confirm that their cryptocurrency trading platform now supports the Avalanche (AVAX) C-Chain. Funding and Trading Funding is currently live, and trading is scheduled to start on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 — at which point Kraken will… Read More

UK Advertising Standards Authority Bans Slew of Crypto Advertisements Impacting Coinbase, eToro, Papa John’s and more

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld multiple bans on crypto-asset promotions today. The impacted firms include Coinbase Europe, CoinBurp, Lumo Money, Exmo Exchange, Papa John’s, Payward/Kraken, and eToro. In regards to Coinbase, four issues were investigated with each being upheld by the regulator…. Read More

Kraken Intelligence Explains Why You May Consider Running a Bitcoin (BTC) Full-Node

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that the beauty of the Bitcoin (BTC) network is that “anyone can participate in it without permission.” However, primarily out of convenience, most Bitcoin users “don’t run nodes and instead trust third parties such as centralized exchanges and wallet providers… Read More

Crypto Trading App TabTrader Celebrates $5.8M Series A, Preparing For TTT Token Drop

Cryptocurrency trading mobile app TabTrader announced today it closed a $5.8 million Series A round led by BitMEX Ventures. Also participating in the round were Hashkey Capital, Spartan Capital, SGH Capital, SOSV, and Artesian Venture Partners. Based in Amsterdam, TabTrader said it has more than 400,000… Read More

Bitcoin and Ethereum Balances on Crypto Exchanges Keep Falling, Could Drive Prices Higher: Report

In Kraken’s last two Crypto On-Chain Digest reports (End of Summer Sale and SHOCKTOBER), they had pointed out that a supply shock, driven by long-term holders, might push Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) prices considerably higher than current levels. Well, price followed through and the… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Kraken Completes Integration with Plaid so European Clients Can Fund Accounts Faster

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that in the fast-paced world of virtual currencies, every second counts when you’re moving funds around. Kraken writes in a blog post that establishing the bridges that enable seamless transactions from legacy banking platforms to the “ever-growing” number of blockchain… Read More

Polkadot (DOT) Parachain Auctions Now Live on Kraken

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that they’re pleased to confirm that Polkadot Parachain Auctions are now live (as of November 12, 2021). Platform users may earn rewards while supporting their favorite Polkadot initiatives on Kraken, the company wrote in a blog post. The update from… Read More

Bitcoin, Altcoins Surge to New All-Time Highs, Ethereum Network Demand Surges, Kraken Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that the month of October 2021 has been dubbed “UPtober” by many in the cryptocurrency markets as the Bitcoin (BTC) price and that of Ethereum (ETH), as well as other major altcoins surged to new all-time highs…. Read More

Bitcoin Miners are Holding for the Long-Term, Kraken Intelligence Reports

The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that after a “predictably underwhelming” September in the crypto-asset markets, “history was made in October as BTC hit new all-time highs.” Kraken wrote in an extensive report that, as foreshadowed last month, data “indicates that a supply… Read More

Kraken Is Offering 4.75% Yearly for Staking ALGO Tokens

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that it now supports staking for holders of Algorand’s native token, ALGO. You may head into the Earn section of your account to “put your ALGO to work today.” What is Algorand? Algorand is a Proof-of-Stake (PoS)… Read More

NFTs: Digital Scarcity Is Being Redefined by Non-Fungible Tokens, Kraken Intelligence Reports

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are perhaps the “most exciting” development in crypto in 2021, according to the team at Kraken. The digital assets firm writes in a blog post that many people might believe the future of NFTs is “bright.” However, relatively few understand their true… Read More

Kraken Hit by $1.25 Million Penalty Imposed by CFTC, Commissioner Stump Calls Decision “Uncharted Territory”

Kraken (Payward Ventures, Inc), a digital asset trading platform, has been hit by a $1.25 million penalty imposed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to a statement by the CFTC, Kraken offered illegal off-exchange trading in digital asetss and failed to register as… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken to Fund Open-Source Rust Bitcoin (BTC) Development

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they’ve made a commitment to fund Bitcoin’s (BTC) open-source Rust development ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post by Kraken: “In memory of late Bitcoin Rust contributor and former Kraken employee, Tamás Blummer, our internal Tamás… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Improvement Proposals Schnorr Signatures, Taproot, Tapscript Ready for November 2021 Launch: Report

Digital assets firm Kraken notes that one of Bitcoin’s (BTC) biggest and most significant upgrades of all time is “just around the corner.” However, Kraken also mentions that very few people really understand its “potential impact.” Kraken Intelligence’s most recent report, titled “Taproot Primer: An… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Altcoin Market Interest Levels Yet to Return to Q2 2021 Levels: Report

The cryptocurrency markets have rallied and recovered from YTD lows, which should help with renewing the hope of another bull market. However, historical crypto price analysis indicates that the digital assets market may be “due for a pause,” according to a report from Kraken. In… Read More

dYdX Crypto Token Trading to Start September 14, 2021 on Digital Asset Exchange Kraken

Digital assets firm Kraken reveals that it’s pleased to confirm that their platform will now be supporting trading with the dYdX (DYDX) token. Deposits and withdrawals are currently available (and started on September 9, 2021). Trading is scheduled to commence at around 15:30 UTC on… Read More

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