Bitcoin is just over one week away from the October monthly close, taking place on Halloween night. Although the night is known for candy, scarces, and tricks, if the leading cryptocurrency by market cap can…

In the days preceding Bitcoin’s latest rise in price, stablecoins went wild, exhibiting some largely unprecedented behavior. Stablecoins: all stablecoins inflow transaction and address count of all exchanges. Source: CryptoQuant.On October 18, stablecoins moving to…

Peter Brandt, a well-regarded veteran trader, recently emphasized the high demand from institutions as a key catalyst for Bitcoin's strong performance. BTC/USD 1-month chart. Source: TradingViewThe strong high time frame technical structure of BTC, especially…

Decentralized finance’s (DeFi) explosive third-quarter brought significant growth to Ethereum (ETH)-compatible stablecoins. According to crypto market data aggregator Messari, the supply of MakerDAO’s DAI stablecoin grew by 623% in Q3 2020, pushing the token’s value…

As Bitcoin's price broke through resistance at $12,000, its on-chain transfer volume exceeded 4 million and set a 14-month record high. Source: Glassnode.Unlike exchange volume, on-chain metrics cannot be easily faked or manipulated. To put this…

As Bitcoin (BTC) breaks the $12,000 resistance, derivatives markets are flirting with overly excessive bullish sentiment. The futures basis and the options 25% delta skew both reached the same levels seen now on October 12…

For the second day straight, Bitcoin is up while equities fall. Is this the beginning of a decoupling from traditional markets? @SmartContracter picked up on this trend yesterday by saying: “was very surprised to see…

On Oct. 14, Wilshire Phoenix investment firm released its Efficient Price Discovery report, which detailed how CME Bitcoin (BTC) futures impact Bitcoin price discovery. The firm concluded that "CME Bitcoin futures contribute more to price…

Major DeFi tokens, including UMA, Maker, and Uniswap have surged up to 22% in the past 24 hours. The decentralized finance (DeFi) market has generally rebounded following a sustained pullback. There are two main reasons…

A recent survey by cryptocurrency data aggregator, CryptoCompare, shows that centralized exchange operators do not see the emergence of decentralized trading venues like Uniswap as a threat despite growing volume and activity in the DeFi…

Large Bitcoin (BTC) transactions from Huobi cryptocurrency exchange are moving to OKEx despite the latter having temporarily suspended crypto withdrawals. According to data from crypto tracking service Whale Alert, a total of 1,995 BTC ($22.5…

In recent months, there has been a considerable spike in institutional demand for Bitcoin (BTC) following several high profile investments. Over time, asset manager and 10T Holdings co-founder Dan Tapiero believes this could lead to…

Stone Ridge Holdings Group announces $50 million in new funding for its digital asset subsidiary as well as significant BTC treasury holdings. Our main discussion: Stone Ridge Holdings Group discloses $114 million in bitcoin treasury…

The recent explosive growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) has seen the sector lock nearly $4 billion worth of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) in less than five months. According to DeFi Pulse, the number of…

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s latest experiment to integrate decentralized finance with its centralized platform, Binance Smart Chain, is not here to beat DeFi, said the company’s CEO, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao. Instead, it aims to accelerate crypto…

EToro, the major multi-asset brokerage, released a crypto market quarterly report for Q3 2020. The report, titled “What Moves the Prices of Cryptoassets,” delves into the main factors that cause cryptocurrencies to rise in value.…

Following four months of spectacular growth, security token trade volumes have crashed by nearly 60%. From May through August, monthly volume gains for the sector ranged between 113% and 280%, posting record highs that increased…

In a recently released report titled Bitcoin Investment Thesis, Fidelity Digital Assets demonstrated how portfolio managers could increase their returns by allocating a portion of their holdings to Bitcoin (BTC). The report also speculated that…

Yearn.finance’s YFI governance token has been sliding lower throughout the past week, with sellers being in full control of its price trend as its buying pressure evaporates. This has caused the cryptocurrency to break below…

On August 28, Binance Futures launched its DeFi Composite Index, a basket of DeFi tokens that initially comprised 27% Chainlink (LINK) and 11% Aave (LEND) alongside nine other prominent DeFi tokens that made up between…

Bitcoin’s market dynamic has been shifting over the past week. The CFTC’s pursuit of the BitMEX co-founders has sparked some fear regarding the safety of funds on margin trading platforms that could be vulnerable to…

MetaMask, the Ethereum (ETH) browser wallet developed by ConsenSys, has surpassed one million monthly active users for the first time. The milestone comes roughly seven months after the wallet first surpassed one million users in…

Uniswap’s UNI token has found itself caught within the throes of an incredibly intense consolidation phase throughout the past couple of days, which comes close on the heels of it experiencing an intense downtrend that…

It has been a wild week for the crypto markets, with investors having to digest a plethora of news developments that largely favored Bitcoin bears. That being said, the market surprisingly didn’t react too negatively…

The total value locked away in DeFi applications has breached over $11 billion and is still climbing. This record inflow of decentralized finance capital could continue to propel Chainlink’s bullish momentum further. Here’s why this…

A widespread debate among investors is the correlation of Bitcoin (BTC) with other markets. A high degree of correlation between the equity markets and Bitcoin has existed, particularly in the last few months. In other…

The Bitcoin (BTC) reserves of exchanges are continuing to drop, which suggests retail investors and whales might be accumulating. According to data from CryptoQuant, all exchanges’ reserves dropped to 2.4 million BTC, which is equivalent…