Blockchain Cryptocurrency News

Tether’s Dominance Solidified as more Exchanges Launch Bitcoin USDT Futures Contracts

In brief: In the last week, two prominent crypto exchanges have launched Bitcoin USDT perpetual contracts. They include Bybit and KuMex (KuCoin’s derivatives platform.) Tether (USDT) is ranked 4th according to market cap.  Its website states the company has $6.229 Billion in assets.  Trading of Bitcoin futures contracts has become more popular as crypto traders Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

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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Blockchain Cryptocurrency News Ripple

US Congress Mentions XRP and Ripple During Tech Discussion

The US congress had a hearing about non-cash payment technologies yesterday. During the discussion, Tom Emmer, the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, mentioned Ripple (XRP) among several other cryptocurrencies. Ripple Fans Get Excited [embedded content] US representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota’s 6th District addressed a panel of payments industry leaders yesterday at the Read more…

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Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin All-Time High Anniversary Today, What’s Changed Since 2017?

Bitcoin (BTC) reached its all-time high on December 17, with an intra-day peak at $20,089.00. The coin arrived at that level after a turbulent month of exorbitant daily gains, but what’s different two years on? Bitcoin Only Spent a Moment at Peak Prices Soon after reaching the fabled $20,000 mark, Bitcoin’s parabolic trend turned for Read more…

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Bitcoin Price Dropped Below $7,000 Likely on PlusToken Dumpers

Bitcoin price broke down below the psychological level of $7,000 late on Monday. The cryptocurrency updated the December low after blockchain researcher Chainalysis said that PlusToken scammers were selling coins to cash out. Bitcoin Dragging Down Crypto Market At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency fell 3.11% in the last 24 hours, touching the daily Read more…

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Binance Bitcoin Cryptocurrency News

Bitcoin Still King: Trading Dominance on Binance Remains Above 40%

Crypto exchange giant, Binance, recently published its monthly review which highlights that trading dominance for bitcoin has held above 40% for five consecutive months on the platform. Bitcoin Trading Dominance High According to Binance Research, bitcoin trading dominance represents the respective volume contribution from bitcoin trading, with it as a base currency, relative to the Read more…

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Bakkt Futures Traders Avoid Physical Bitcoin Delivery

The hope that Bakkt futures traders would seek out physical delivery settlement to become Bitcoin (BTC) holders may be unfounded. So far, futures traders prefer to roll over their contracts before expiration. Bakkt Traders Roll Over and Refuse BTC Delivery The Bakkt platform physical settlement BTC product arrived with the hopes of turning institutional and Read more…

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Coinbase Joins Regal Assets to Offer Insured Crypto IRAs

Regal Assets, an alternative investments firm, partnered with custodian Kingdom Trust and crypto exchange Coinbase to develop and provide a fully insured Bitcoin and cryptocurrency individual retirement accounts (IRA) in the US. Coinbase Steps Into Crypto IRAs Bitcoin and crypto IRAs aren’t a novelty in the US, but the trio wants to take this financial Read more…