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The entire DeFi market is worth less than XRP or Bitcoin Cash, despite the frenzy

The DeFi market has exploded in recent times, bringing back ICO-like returns on some projects. But a recent report said that despite the frenzy, the sector remains a fraction of the crypto space and is worth less than XRP or Bitcoin Cash. Even Dogecoin worth more Ryan Watkins, an analyst at Messari, tweeted yesterday that Read more…

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Cardano (ADA) is closing in on Bitcoin SV’s status as the sixth-largest crypto

At the peak of the crypto bubble, Cardano (ADA) was the fifth-largest cryptocurrency, believe it or not. Near its peak, the cryptocurrency had a market capitalization in excess of $20 billion, only trading behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and Bitcoin Cash. But over the course of the bear market in 2018 and 2019, ADA slumped. The Read more…

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REN Skyrockets 40% Following the Mainnet Launch

Ren, the open-source protocol enabling permissionless and private transfers of value between any blockchain, launched its mainnet and a dApp utilizing it within a few weeks. Interestingly, the protocol’s native cryptocurrency REN has gained more than 40% of value in the same period. Ren Launches RenVM Mainnet The blockchain-based company announced the release of its Read more…

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The Canadian Crypto Exchange That Ordered Employees to Create Fake Trades To Inflate Volume

According to a set of leaked documents, the Canadian cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare was practicing wash trading. This is the practice of creating artificial or “fake” positions to prop up the value of the trading volume on the exchange. Coinsquare Wash Trading Implications A recent report revealed that a set of leaked emails, files, and slack Read more…

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3 Major Positives From the Crypto Market Meltdown

Yesterday’s meltdown of the crypto markets was not entirely negative, Bitcoin, although price dropped substantially, has remained resilient through its first financial crisis.  The network has stayed up, and even made a higher low than 2018, and the halving is less than 60 days away. 1. Crypto Markets Weather First Major Global Crisis Even though Read more…

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Crypto Markets See Red as Bitcoin Begins Correction, How Low Will BTC Drop?

Market corrections are healthy and necessary after a long period of gains. Bitcoin remains above $10k this morning but pullback potential is growing as the altcoins start to see red. Crypto markets hit a peak total capitalization of $308 billion yesterday before one swift dump resulted in an $18 billion outflow. A very slight recovery Read more…

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Bitcoin Block Size Hits New All-Time High

The Bitcoin network keeps improving in multiple parameters, and this time, mean block size peaked, carrying the heaviest set of transactions on record. Block Size Growth Remains Organic A Bitcoin block has a variable size, though relatively small blocks usually propagate. There is no target or limitation, and the Bitcoin network has not set out Read more…

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5 Bitcoin Events That Could Happen Before 2020 Halving

The Bitcoin (BTC) halving narrative remains one of the chief sources of price speculation going into 2020. Altana Digital CIO, Alistair Milne, says we’re likely to witness 5 events take place before the big day arrives. Pre-Halving Months Will See Bitcoin Accumulation The Bitcoin halving event is less than 150 days away, and while it Read more…