Monthly Archives: May 2021

Goldman Sachs Lists 19 ‘Crypto’ Stocks That Crushed S&P 500 Thanks to Bitcoin’s Surge

Investment bank Goldman Sachs has compiled a list of 19 large-cap stocks with cryptocurrency exposure that have massively outperformed the S&P 500. “On average, these stocks have dramatically outperformed the S&P 500 during the last several months alongside the surge in the price of bitcoin,” the firm wrote. 19 Stocks With Crypto Exposure That Outperformed S&P500 Goldman Sachs released a research note last week listing 19 large-cap U.S. stocks with blockchain and cryptocurrency exposure that outperformed the S&P 500. Ben Snider, the bank’s strategist and managing director, […]

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DeFi adoption on the Binance Smart Chain reaches new highs

Decentralized finance protocols on the Binance Smart Chain saw their token prices and total value locked rise toward new highs after a series of protocol upgrades and cross-chain integrations. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has taken a well-deserved break from the spotlight over the past couple of months after being one of the hottest sectors at the start of 2021, but recent growth on several top platforms may hint at another DeFi run in the near future.  While projects that operate on the Ethereum (ETH) network continue to deal […]

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The Seven Primal Elements Of Bitcoin

Seven primal elements of Bitcoin have combined to turn it into a belief system. The Seven Primal Elements Of The Bitcoin Brand People tend to be dismissive about new forms of money. This makes absolute sense because the value of a monetary asset resides primarily in the fact that other people are already using it. In this sense, any attempt at introducing a new form of money into the world has very slim chances of succeeding. In modern world history, governments have had a monopoly over money […]

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Fundstrat Briefing Maintains Six-Digit Bitcoin Price Forecast, $10K Ethereum Target

Fundstrat Global Advisors’ most recent “Weekly Crypto Briefing” and the company’s lead digital asset strategist, David Grider, opines a target bitcoin price of $100k per coin is still “intact.” Moreover, Fundstrat believes that the price of ethereum will reach a $10k target, while the entire crypto-economy is “on pace to hit $5 trillion.” Fundstrat Maintains $100K Target for Bitcoin The independent financial research firm Fundstrat has a very bullish view of the current trajectory of cryptocurrency markets in the future. Fundstrat’s digital asset strategist, David Grider explains […]

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Bitcoin’s grim close, Tesla’s crypto sell-offs, Ether’s jaw-dropping surge: Hodler’s Digest, April 25–May 1

Coming every Saturday, 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 Bitcoin bulls attack $57,000, and altcoins rally as April comes to a close A sudden bullish surge took traders by surprise as April drew to a close, with Bitcoin staging a 10% rally in a matter of hours. Highs of $58,448.34 helped to […]

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What are Bitcoin mixers, and why do exchanges ban them?

Bitcoin transactions are easy to trace, except when the sender uses a mixer to muddle the link between their crypto address and real-life identity. One of the original allures of cryptocurrency is the narrative that using them provides the sender or recipient anonymously, but this is a common misconception within the sector.  In reality, Bitcoin (BTC) and many other cryptocurrencies are easily traceable. Proof of this came earlier this week when on April 27, U.S. authorities arrested the mastermind of Bitcoin Fog, a darknet-based BTC mixing service. […]

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How To Maximize The Privilege Of Holding Bitcoin

Although Bitcoin appears to be infiltrating the mainstream, only those who understand it deeply will truly reap its benefits. Laurence Newman is the cofounder of Coinmama, a bitcoin exchange.  Since this time last year, the number of wallets holding bitcoin has grown by a whopping 8 million, with this growth accounting for over 20% of all 38 million bitcoin wallets in existence. This adoption trend shows no signs of slowing down, as our news feeds continue to fill up with stories about institutional investors and Fortune 500 […]

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VORTECS Report: Altseason indicator flips to Bitcoin even as Rally and Polygon surge

Timely NewsQuakes deliver market-moving events directly to Markets Pro subscribers, while a record-breaking VORTECS Score coincides with Polygon’s remarkable price action. Crypto investors are scratching their heads this week, as a key indicator suggests that Bitcoin is about to take center-stage once more — even as Cointelegraph Markets Pro subscribers had the opportunity to take major profits on altcoins such as Rally (RLY), Polygon (MATIC) and Ampleforth (AMPL). Since Markets Pro was launched in January, the Altseason Analysis indicator has leaned heavily toward altcoins — and indeed, […]

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Elon Musk, DOGE market maker? Meme currency pumps as SNL skit looms

No one man should have all that Much Wow-er. DOGE is set to make its pop culture debut.  As a weeklong pump carries the meme cryptocurrency up 12% on the daily to $.33 and a staggering 43.8% higher on a 7-day basis, some are now speculating the rally could be fueled perhaps in part by a social media tease from billionaire Elon Musk that he’ll be participating in a Saturday Night Live sketch titled “The Dogefather.”  The DogefatherSNL May 8 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 28, 2021 […]

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Bitmain Cofounder Jihan Wu Says ‘Crypto Industry May Surpass the Internet’

During the Second 421 Wet Season Festival and Mining Ecology Conference the Chairman of the Bitdeer Group and cofounder of Bitmain, Jihan Wu spoke about institutions flocking to cryptocurrency mining. During the event Bitdeer outlined the company’s computing partnerships and its plans to make digital currency mining greener. Bitmain’s Cofounder Jihan Wu Is Optimistic About the Future of Cryptocurrencies and Mining Two weeks ago, Bitdeer Group, the corporate organization behind the web portal bitdeer.com, announced the firm has been granted funding for $12 million from the Hong […]

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