Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading products “contribute more to price discovery than its related spot markets,” according to findings in a new report by investment firm Wilshire Phoenix. The increasing volumes of…

Payments giant, Square, has become the second listed company after MicroStrategy to buy Bitcoin (BTC). Although Square’s purchase of 4,709 Bitcoin is much smaller than MicroStrategy’s haul of 38,250 Bitcoin, many investors feel that this…

Crypto prices may be in a rut but that doesn’t mean product development and acquisitions cease to occur. This week Japanese financial firm SBI Holdings acquired a 100% stake in TaoTao cryptocurrency exchange.  With the…

A recent report by ARK Investment Management LLC presents a strongly bullish case for Bitcoin’s (BTC) future value. The group projects that Bitcoin’s network capitalization will rise to $1-$5 trillion over the next five to…

The shallow pullback in Bitcoin (BTC) following the news of the CFTC’s regulatory crackdown on BitMEX and the late announcement that U.S. President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus shows that the underlying sentiment is…

According to survey data from crypto asset insurance firm, Evertas, institutional investors believe that clearer regulations and better infrastructure in terms of trading, reporting, and custodial services will increase their participation in the crypto market.…

This week MicroStrategy, a Nasdaq-listed company, announced that it had added 16,796 Bitcoin (BTC) to its existing holding of 21,454 Bitcoin. This means in less than a year the firm has amassed 38,250 Bitcoin. This…

The President of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde said that the coronavirus pandemic has acted as a catalyst in boosting the adoption of digital payments in the European Union. Lagarde expects the majority…

The short-term gyrations in crypto and stock prices are usually based on sentiment and technicals, while the long-term trends generally follow stronger underlying fundamentals. Therefore, if the fundamentals do not weaken, smart investors view short…

The Nasdaq, S&P500 and Dow all corrected sharply on Sep. 3 and opened today with additional downside, suggesting that traders are rushing to the exit. Bitcoin (BTC) and several other major altcoins have also witnessed…

On Thursday, U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is expected to deliver an important speech that will highlight a new strategy of targeting “average inflation.” This means that the Fed might allow inflation to overshoot…

The coronavirus pandemic has forced people to change several social behavioral habits. Along with maintaining social distance from one another, people are also averse to using notes, coins or cards as they might transmit COVID-19. …

Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki believes that Warren Buffet’s recent closure of his bank stock positions is a warning sign that the world might be starting a “major banking crisis.” Therefore, Kiyosaki suggests…

Litecoin started a steady increase above the $50.00 and $60.00 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price traded as high as $68.92 and it is currently correcting gains. There is a crucial bullish trend…

Investors usually buy large quantities of gold when they do not have faith in fiat currencies and want to protect their purchasing power against debasement. Berkshire Hathaway’s recent purchase of Canadian gold miner Barrick Gold…

On August 11 MicroStrategy, the world’s largest publicly traded business intelligence company, announced that it had ditched fiat currency and built its primary treasury reserve with Bitcoin (BTC).  The company’s CEO Michael J. Saylor believes…

Traders prefer to trade a trending market as it generally moves in one direction and the retracements offer low-risk entry opportunities. This is because a trade that follows the major trend carries a greater possibility…

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,…

Litecoin (LTC) has surged 42 percent in a three-week winning streak. But the rally showed signs of exhaustion upon testing a “huge falling resistance” for a breakout. LTC printed a so-called “bearish engulfing candle,” which,…

Bitcoin’s (BTC) rally above the $10,000–$10,400 zone has attracted several traders who had been waiting for a trending move to start. Yusuke Otsuka, the co-founder of Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, said that several Japanese traders…

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…

Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes in spot and derivatives markets have been surging since the digital asset rallied above the $10,000 level earlier this week. Bakkt reported record Bitcoin futures volume on July 28 and 29, which…

Since March central banks have been printing money aggressively in order to combat the economic downturn brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.  Philip Lowe, the governor of the Australian Reserve Bank, has warned against the…

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is rumored to be working with food delivery giant Meituan Dianping and ride-hailing application DiDi to test the digital yuan. Currently, Meituan Dianping is estimated to have more than…

Altcoins have been buzzing around this week and this has reduced Bitcoin’s (BTC) dominance to 63%. Pantera Capital founder Dan Morehead believes that altcoins are going to outperform Bitcoin, the top-ranked asset on CoinMarketCap, over…

Bitcoin (BTC), gold, crude oil, and the US equity markets all rose sharply throughout the second quarter of this year. This shows that investors’ appetites remain strong as they are confident that central banks will…

The total crypto market capitalization has been stuck roughly between $240 billion and $280 billion for about two months. This range-bound action suggests that cryptocurrencies are waiting for a trigger to propel the market cap…

About one-third of institutional investors surveyed by Fidelity said they have invested in digital assets. 25% of the survey participants said that they hold Bitcoin (BTC) and 11% confirmed that they hold Ether (ETH). While…

Blockstream CEO Adam Back recently said that institutional money is not needed to propel Bitcoin (BTC) to $300,000 within five years. This is partially because the current financial situation could drive retail traders to look…

Although Bitcoin (BTC) has weathered the current crisis and come out on top, Goldman Sachs only focused on the March 12 fall in a presentation to its clients. Using liberally interpreted information, Goldman appears to…

Bitcoin (BTC) has neither run away nor plunged following its halving, which suggests that history might be repeating itself. After the first halving, the top-ranked cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap moved up only by 7% after a…

While retail traders fret over whether Bitcoin (BTC) will break above $10,000 or not, the institutional players silently continue to build positions. On May 19 major digital asset management fund Grayscale tweeted that its assets…

History suggests that Bitcoin (BTC) halvings have led to massive bull runs. After the first halving in November 2012, the top-ranked cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap surged 10,000% from late 2012 to 2014. The second halving that…

Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones has added Bitcoin (BTC) to his portfolio. In a letter to his clients, Jones said that the top-ranked cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap was likely to play a similar role…

Jefferies Greed & Fear email written by Christopher Wood recommends both retail and institutional investors buy Bitcoin (BTC) ahead of the upcoming halving which is less than eight days away. They anticipate that a rally…