Ether (ETH) is up 150% in 2021, causing its market capitalization to soar above $200 billion. Most traders are fixated on the unitary price, even though it is entirely arbitrary, therefore missing relevant milestones and…

Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has been consolidating in recent days, which kickstarted the rest of the cryptocurrency market. This frequently happens as Bitcoin starts to consolidate, it gives the chance for the rest of the market…

Bitcoin was trading between $47,000 and $48,000 for much of Thursday, breaking the $48,000 level multiple times throughout Thursday. Traders and analysts told CoinDesk they remain bullish on the overall market, as institutional investors’ interest…

At the start of the year, Cardano’s market cap was hovering around $5.6bn. However, in five weeks, a flood of bullish sentiment has propelled this figure to $28.4bn. This was enough to leapfrog the likes…

Cardano’s native asset ADA was among the best performers on Wednesday as bulls pushed its price up by more than 18 percent. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency hit $0.87, its highest levels in more than three years,…

Price Point In a run reminiscent of bitcoin’s stunning ascent in early January, bitcoin’s price blew past $45,000, $46,000 and $47,000 in less than an hour late Monday, eventually topping $48,000. By early Tuesday, the largest…

XRP briefly lost its top-three altcoin position on Feb. 9 after newcomer Polkadot (DOT) overtook its market cap in an ongoing altcoin shake-up. Data from Cointelegraph Markets and CoinMarketCap confirms that XRP is now barely holding…

Cardano (ADA) and polkadot (DOT) are now fourth- and fifth-most valued crypto assets, respectively, after they both surpassed XRP in market capitalization earlier Monday. That’s due to the recent rally in decentralized finance (DeFi) and…

Ankr, a web3 infrastructure platform for deploying blockchain nodes, recently announced its latest integration with Plasm Network, a scalable Ethereum compatible smart contract platform on Polkadot. Developers requiring on-chain data or a community member looking…

Public companies have purchased about 85,000 Bitcoin (BTC) in the past year and institutional investors have pumped money into Grayscale Investments, which shows increasing institutional adoption is one of the main reasons for the recent…

A recent report from CoinMetrics suggests that when a new altseason starts it will play out in a way that is vastly different from the market of 2017-2018.  According to the authors of the report,…

Little more than a month after launching, the Ethereum 2.0 blockchain now holds 2.7 million Ether (ETH), worth $3.8 billion. The combination of the Ether price rally and an ever increasing amount of stakers have…

XRP has had an extremely difficult run since 2017 and things have only turned worse. But somehow despite the poor performance compared to its peers, it has managed to hold onto a top five rank…

The current crypto bull run has been spearheaded by Bitcoin (BTC). As the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has previously hinted that Bitcoin is not a security, the regulator’s current lawsuit against Ripple is…

Strategists at JPMorgan said in a note that MassMutual’s $100 million Bitcoin (BTC) purchase shows that insurance firms and pension funds are now adopting Bitcoin. According to the analysts, typically this class of institutional investors is…

After a rather lengthy wait, Bitcoin price is finally back to the same price range it was in 3 years ago. Back in 2017, when the Bitcoin (BTC) price peaked near $19,900, most altcoins also…

Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller became the latest famous name to disclose a Bitcoin position. Although Druckenmiller did not specify the quantity he had purchased, he did say that Bitcoin will outperform gold a lot more…

The United States Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell recently said that additional fiscal stimulus could result in a stronger recovery. He also emphasized that the Fed had enough tools to support the economy. After the…

Today Bitcoin (BTC) price briefly pushed through the $14,100 resistance to achieve a new 2020 high at $14,259 before pulling back to retest $14,100 as support.  Although this level represents a critical resistance, data suggests…

Cardano’s price is holding the $0.0950 support level and recovering higher. However, ADA must surpass $0.1020 and $0.1040 to start a fresh rally in the near term. ADA traded as high as $0.1129 before declining…

The market dip has hit DeFi tokens particularly hard. @cryptopigmedia noted that the biggest loser to date is Curve Finance, whose CRV token has dropped 93% since its peak. “DeFi darling” Yearn Finance hasn’t faired…

Bitcoin remains buoyant, and is now approaching $11k for the third time despite repeated waves of uncertainty crashing over the crypto market. Last Thursday, U.S. regulators filed charges against the founders of crypto exchange BitMEX,…

Last Friday night, crypto YouTuber Ivan on Tech messaged me on Twitter. Shortly into our conversation, he graciously offered me an investment opportunity in “Bitcoin trading/mining”, courtesy of a platform that he alleged was associated…

The rapid popularity and investment growth observed in the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sector has reflected heavily on the price charts with DeFi and yield-related tokens like Yearn.finance (YFI), Aave (LEND), and others rallying to their…

For a growing number of Ethereum users, the “rent is too damn high.” Earlier this week, ETH miners–who are responsible for confirming transactions on the Ethereum network–were raking in cash. According to on-chain analytics firm…

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All eyes are on Ethereum this week as DeFi continues to drive the market higher. The second-largest cryptocurrency has now reclaimed $400 while the total market cap has surged to its highest levels since May…

Not content to rest on its laurels, Cardano continues to enhance network infrastructure by improving its native Daedalus wallet. Daedalus Flight is a test wallet where volunteer users can assess changes within a live environment…

The U.S. Federal Reserve has been contemplating a change in the way it responds to a possible increase in inflation. Previously, the Fed would kickstart tightening if its models forecast a 2% inflation increase. However,…

Economists are divided on the consequences of record low interest rates across the globe and the incessant money printing by the central banks. However, one thing that most experts agree upon is that investors should…

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind…

The total crypto market capitalization has reached $300 billion for the first time since mid-February, which is a huge positive as it suggests increased investor interest in cryptocurrencies. The interest has largely been in smaller…