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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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The Probability of Ethereum Seeing a Parabolic Rise in 2020 is 7%; Factors to Consider

Ethereum has been moving in close tandem with Bitcoin throughout the past several days and weeks, struggling to garner any independent momentum as it ranges This sideways trading has done little to bolster the cryptocurrency’s bull case That being said, analysts have been pointing to its fundamental strength as a reason why it may soon Read more…

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Ethereum co-founder rings caution bell on DeFi surge; critics reminded of ICO boom

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications are becoming what ICOs were in 2017-18 and what stablecoins were in 2019. The advent of venture funds, increased social sentiment, and promises of world-changing technology are a “been there, done that” narrative in cryptocurrencies. This time, it’s DeFi applications with their huge chest-thumping — with some projects even promising 100 Read more…

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Ethereum DeFi Is “Going Parabolic” But ETH Isn’t Following: Investors Guess Why

For months now, decentralized finance has been deemed one of Ethereum’s “killer use cases.” The concept of migrating financial services onto a relatively decentralized platform has been deemed a genius idea by many investors. Over the past few weeks, this has culminated in rapid growth in DeFi protocols. According to DeFiPulse, there is now in Read more…

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SEC Forces Crypto Company to Return ICO Funds to Investors

The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ruled that startup Enigma MPC violated federal securities laws when it conducted the ENG token ICO. The company must refund investors and pay a fine. SEC DECLARES ENG TOKENS AS SECURITIES  The ICO took place in November, 2017 and raised approximately $45 million dollars. ENG is an Read more…

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ETH Transaction Fees on Ethereum Soar to $30

The Ethereum (ETH) network still experiences random days of congestion. This led to transactions requiring significantly high fees, as much as $30. High Competition for Some Blocks Led to Exorbitant Fees Transaction fees for sending ETH rose to as high as $30, on separate anomalous blocks, users reported. The spike in fees was random and Read more…

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TRON 2nd in Latest China Rankings as President Looks into Blockchain

TRON (TRX) seems to have become China’s favorite, moving near the top of the next edition of the CCID Crypto Ranking. The Chinese Ministry of Industry has always mystified with its selection of criteria, putting EOS up at the top based on its innovation. Tron Gains Attention for High Network Activity TRON established itself as Read more…

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Chinese Bitcoin FOMO: Major Bank Invests in Popular BTC Wallet

Chinese bitcoin FOMO appears to be on the rise as a major bank has reportedly invested in a local wallet platform. This report marks another significant crypto and blockchain-related development from China as the country appears to be moving towards government-approved adoption. China Merchants Bank Invests in BTC Wallet Service Tweeting on Monday (October 28, Read more…