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Ethereum DeFi: Aave Google Searches Explode, But Not For Why You Think

The sudden rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) applications in 2020 has rearranged the cryptocurrency landscape. In a little over two years, a combined sum of $2 billion has made its way into various DeFi protocols, while giving birth to the “yield mining” meme in the meantime. With this in mind, it perhaps shouldn’t be a Read more…

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Japan megabank Nomura launches Bitcoin and crypto custody for institutional investors

Institutional investors are coming in hard and fast to the crypto market and, whether you like it or not, seem like they are here to stay. “Komainu” Japan’s top financial services and banking firm Nomura launched its much-awaited Bitcoin custody service for institutional investors this week, after over two years of development and clearing regulatory Read more…

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Bitcoin is the Only Asset With “Sharpe Ratio” More Than 1: PlanB

Bitcoin Twitter commentator PlanB has claimed that BTC is the only asset that has a Sharpe ratio of greater than 1. The Sharpe ratio describes the increased rate of return received for the extra volatility sustained when holding a riskier type of asset. Risk vs. Reward To understand the Sharpe ratio, one must take into Read more…

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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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New YouTube Crypto Ban? The Giant Started Removing Cryptocurrency-Related Videos With No Warning

YouTube, the Google-owned social media mogul, claimed to be restricting and even deleting cryptocurrency-related videos and channels. Several crypto influencers had reported over the past few hours on the removal of videos and even complete channels. Such is the case with veteran crypto investor and influencer Chris Dunn, operating one of the most popular channels Read more…

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Kelly Loeffler Steps Down As Former PayPal Exec Becomes Bakkt’s New CEO

Bakkt, the Bitcoin Futures trading platform of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has recently appointed a new CEO as Kelly Loeffler stepped down. The former CPO of the company, Mike Blandina, will take her role, and, at the same time, the former COO, Adam White, will serve as President. New CEO and President of Bakkt Bakkt Read more…

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Bitcoin Black Friday 2019: The Sales You Better Not Miss

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is just days away, and you know what that means. No, I’m not talking about the family get-together or passing out in front of the TV after eating way too much. I’m talking about shopping! Bitcoin Black Friday 2019 is here and there are some crypto-related deals on Read more…

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What is Ethereum, and how does it work?

Ethereum is second to Bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market rankings. But what is it? What powers the second most valuable blockchain? How does it function?  In this digital age, we are dependant on the internet for almost all aspects of our personal and professional lives. But is the internet functioning today in-line with the ideals Read more…