Markets Update: Crypto Prices Surge After Last Week’s Pullback

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Digital currency markets have regained some of the losses they endured last week, with the entire cryptoconomy now valued at $275 billion this Saturday. Most cryptocurrencies are up in value between 2-8% today but global trade volumes have tapered off with only $63 billion swapped in the last 24 hours. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin…

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Sink Lower Finding New Support Levels

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On June 9, digital currency markets have been meandering along in a consolidated manner after the slight downturn this afternoon. At the moment, the entire cryptocurrency market is around $243 billion, but global trade volume has dropped from $80 billion on June 5 to $56 billion this weekend. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin Cash Marketplace…

Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

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Digital asset markets fell hard during the early morning trading sessions on May 17 as the price of bitcoin core (BTC) quickly tumbled from $7,900 to a low of $6,200 on Bitstamp. Many other crypto markets followed BTC’s drop in value, but over the last few hours, a good portion of coins have regained a…

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Continue to Gather Bullish Momentum

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Digital asset markets have been surging over the last 24 hours as the market valuation of the entire cryptoconomy has gained over $20 billion. Moreover, global trade volume has been significant, crossing $85 billion worth of coins swapped in the last day. Also read: Bitcoin’s Software Has Been Rolled Back Before Crypto Markets Add $20…

Bitfinex CTO says $1 billion fund raise complete, is it good for the crypto market?

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According to Paolo Ardoino, the chief technology officer (CTO) of Bitfinex, the crypto exchange has completed fundraising of $1 billion in tether (USDT). Ardoino said: “Bitfinex is able to raise 1b USDt in 10 days, in a private sale. Private companies, giants in our industry and outside, made investments for > 100m each. A legion…

Crypto Heresy: Question Blockstream on Twitter and You’ll Be Blocked

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Crypto Twitter (CT) is a grueling battleground between digital currency enthusiasts, company executives, maximalists, journalists, lawyers, and so-called thought leaders and luminaries. For instance, on May 8, reporter Larry Cermak posted data concerning Blockstream and its sidechain project Liquid’s performance over the last seven months. After Cermak shared unbiased figures and queried an alleged conflict…

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Strong Recovery After Binance Loss

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Cryptocurrency markets are doing much better the day after the digital asset exchange Binance lost roughly 7,000 BTC ($40 million). Immediately after the trading platform officially announced the multi-million dollar loss, the cryptoconomy shed billions but since then most digital assets have recovered and markets are doing surprisingly well. Also read: $500K of BCH Shuffled…

Exploring Bitfinex’s emergency plan: a $1 billion initial exchange offering

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Zhao Dong, one of China’s biggest OTC traders, recently published a marketing document detailing iFinex Inc. plans to conduct an initial exchange offering (IEO), aiming to raise $1 billion. The move follows a probe led by the attorney general of the State of New York, which revealed the apparent loss of $850 million in funds…

New York Prosecutors Demand Transparency From Bitfinex and Tether

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The crypto community has been laser focused on the current dilemma between Bitfinex exchange and New York prosecutors over the alleged loss of $850 million of co-mingled customer and corporate funds. After the craziness last week, the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office has now demanded that Bitfinex must show transparency by turning over documents…