Monthly Archives: November 2020

Parabolic rally ‘a real possibility’ after Ethereum price surges to $547

Traders expect Ethereum price to move higher after the altcoin secured a new 2020 high at $547 today. The price of Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, has surpassed $547. Following the breakout, traders are pinpointing several key resistance levels in the near term. In the short term, traders generally foresee $600 as the major resistance area for Ether as it marked the beginning of a bearish trend starting in May 2018. As such, $600 could act as an area of interest for sellers. But, traders […]

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$pickle in a pickle as attacker swipes $20 million in “evil jar” exploit

The perils of decentralized finance in the spotlight yet again after the latest major DeFi exploit In yet another attack on a major decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol, farming project Pickle Finance has been exploited today to the tune of $20 million.  The attack transpired roughly two hours ago, and ETH-savvy Twitter users were quick to notice that pickle’s cDAI jar — Pickle’s term for a yield-bearing vault — had been emptied: I think @picklefinance‘s cDAI jar just got attacked and drained. https://t.co/Lxwi2dWSSZ pic.twitter.com/nUBE1KjEPh — mattyb (@mattybchats) November […]

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Paypal Bought 70% of All Newly Mined Bitcoin Last Month as Demand Rockets

Paypal bought up to 70% of all the newly mined bitcoin since the payments giant started offering cryptocurrency services four weeks ago. Now that’s according to estimates by hedge fund manager Pantera Capital, as revealed in its latest monthly blockchain letter. Together with Square’s Cash App, the two companies are buying more than 100% of all newly issued virgin bitcoin (BTC), it says. The letter said demand for Paypal’s crypto service, which runs on Paxos fiat-to-crypto exchange, Itbit, had hit the roof. The exchange “was doing a […]

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Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital files for massive $134 million raise

The monster raise might be an indication that Pantera’s ambitions are inflating in lock-step with Bitcoin’s rising price. In a filing with the SEC yesterday, Bitcoin hedge fund giant Pantera Capital announced an equity offering of up to $134 million — among the largest capital fundraising efforts in the seven year history of the firm.  Formed in 2013 as the first-ever Bitcoin fund in the United States, Pantera initially raised a comparatively measly $13 million, and later $25 million, according to reporting from Cointelegraph. But in 2018, […]

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With share price outpacing Bitcoin, Riot Blockchain appoints new director

The Bitcoin mining giant appoints a new director with a stellar institutional background as stock prices surge. Last week, as share prices ripped upwards of 50% to levels not seen since the 2018 cryptocurrency bullrun, Riot Blockchain (NASDAQ: RIOT) appointed former director of the listing committee for the Toronto Stock Exchange Hubert Marleau to the Riot board of directors.  The Colorado-based firm was in the market for a new director after the departure of former Canadian Cabinet member Remo Mancini. Marleau brings a wide range of regulatory […]

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Market Update: Crypto Asset Prices Spike Massively, Speculators Claim ‘Altcoin Season’ Is Here

A number of crypto-asset markets saw significant gains on Saturday, as a myriad of digital assets spiked between 4-40% in value during the last 24 hours. The entire crypto market capitalization had risen above $540 billion, as top-ten coin values from the likes of bitcoin cash, cardano and XRP jumped massively in value. On Saturday, November 21, 2020, the overall market valuation of all 7,000+ crypto-assets in existence is around $520 to $540 billion. At the time of publication, there’s also around $20 to $32 billion in […]

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Key Bitcoin price metric shows pro traders are nervous about $19K BTC

Bitcoin price is chasing after $19,000 but crypto exchanges’ long-to-short ratio shows top traders exercising caution at these levels. This week Bitcoin (BTC) price rallied to a new 3 year high at $18,965, leading investors to believe a new all-time high above $20,000 is on the cards.  While these are exciting times, data does show that some professional investors feel antsy about the price at these levels and the absence of retail FOMO has some calling for a sharp pullback. Data shows Bitcoin hasn’t seen a drop […]

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Blockchain is good for hodling, but not for voting: Bad Crypto news of the week

Analysts make a slew of wild predictions as Bitcoin continues its moon mission in this week’s Bad Crypto podcast Bitcoin continues to move through the gears. The currency is up more than 12 percent over the week and is now playing with the $18,000 mark. And it’s not just the US dollar that Bitcoin is bashing. It’s also hit all-time highs against the Russian ruble, the Colombian peso, the Brazilian real, the Turkish lira, and the Sudanese pound among others. Its rise, now 375 percent above the […]

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The US election seals China’s victory in digital currency supremacy

While there is an unclear future for digital currency development under Joe Biden’s presidency, China is leading the race. The world is engaging in financial warfare, and China is winning. China’s digital yuan — also referred to as Digital Currency Electronic Payment, or DCEP — will soon be used around the world. The People’s Bank of China is one of the most advanced central banks in the world. For that reason, it has been advancing on the digital currency front, while by all appearances, the United States […]

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BTC record in sight, ETH rallies, Uniswap disaster: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 15–21

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link! Coming every Sunday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link.   Top Stories This Week Ray Dalio might be wrong Path to $20,000 Bitcoin price now wide open after previous resistance breaks Is is […]

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