NANO price spike gives traders a chance to bet against the rally

When Elon Musk’s ‘Bitcoin is bad for the environment’ tweet caused a flash crash of BTC and the majority of altcoins’ prices earlier this week, a handful of digital assets headed in the opposite direction, making huge gains amid the sea of red.  Those were the tokens that market themselves as environmentally friendly capitalizing on […]

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Traditional finance has much to learn from new entrant DeFi

Incumbents in traditional capital markets, as well as new entrants looking to capture market share, should heed the innovations within the crypto ecosystem collectively known as decentralized finance, or DeFi. These innovations present a model for the direction that traditional capital markets are likely to take in the coming years as regulation catches up with […]

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Altcoins pop while Bitcoin looks for support near $50,000

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to look for direction but as this occurred, Ether and altcoins bounced higher from the May 13 sell-off. Dogecoin shocked investors with its 47% rally that kicked off after Coinbase announced that it would list (DOGE) in the coming months. Doge price also rallied after Elon Musk tweeted that he was “Working […]

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Kusama (KSM) price hits new highs as parachain auctions begin to take shape

Major protocol upgrades are one of the most potent sources of price movement for cryptocurrency projects as community members and investors get excited about new features and traders rush in to “buy the rumor and sell the news”.  One protocol that has seen its price rise to new rights this week despite the overall bearish […]

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Crypto industry brass explains harnessing renewable energy could help BTC miners

The energy consumed by mining — the process that keeps Bitcoin’s blockchain running — has been an increasingly popular topic of discussion in recent weeks. On Friday, CNBC posted an interview with SUKU CEO Yonathan Lapchik, during which he explained the Bitcoin mining scene as it relates to renewable energy. The interviewer noted Lapchik previously […]

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Chance of a price crash increases as Cardano (ADA) futures near $1B

The impressive 816% gain of Cardano’s ADA coin in 2021 catapulted the smart contract platform’s market capitalization to $61 billion. To fully grasp how far this third-generation protocol has gone, the absolute leader, Ether (ETH), held the same valuation just six months ago. As AD’s price evolves, so do its derivatives markets, and the nearly $1 […]

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Delphi Digital forms $5 million NFT investment ‘syndicate’

Delphi Digital, a multi-service cryptocurrency investment, consulting, and research firm, has announced today the launch of “Delphi INFINFT,” a new investment wing focused on NFTs and the NFT ecosystem. Per a post of Twitter, the fund will invest upwards of $5 million into “NFT marketplaces, DAOs, social tokens, fractionalization, NFT infrastructure, and any other new […]

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Capture the industry? Token IPOs aim for $200T global capital market

Earlier in May, INX Limited — a Gibraltar-based blockchain trading platform — announced the completion of its INX token sale event, which took place via an initial public offering. The event marked the first time that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission approved a crypto-asset IPO. The SEC has been consistent in its characterization […]

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