A Ukranian government data report indicates that public officials there have declared owning 46,351 BTC, with several whales among them. According to Ukranian government data transparency provider Opendatabot, civil servants in the country have declared owning a total 46,351 BTC (worth some $2.6 billion at the time of this writing). The declarations came as property […]
An important new role for the world’s first cryptocurrency as an inflation gauge — or just another fantasy of Bitcoin maximalists? Throughout the middle of March, many Americans received stimulus checks from the government, and while the payments — $1,400 for every U.S. citizen earning less than $80,000 annually — will be a blessing for […]
Bitcoin price has pulled back slightly from highs, but the trend has been up for over a year now, and is likely to continue as the nascent technology becomes widely adopted by institutions and traditional market investors. In the future, the cryptocurrency, according to a top industry figure, will become a “report card” of sorts, […]
Bitcoin would serve as a hedge against fluctuations in traditional assets. Strategists at Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan have suggested that a one percent portfolio allocation to Bitcoin would serve as a hedge against fluctuations in traditional asset classes such as stocks, bonds, and commodities. A small percentage allocation was advised to mitigate the risk […]
Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency, was established on January 3, 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous developer(s) who pieced together its original source code. Satoshi mined the very first Bitcoin block and received 50 BTC for the work. After that, the decentralized cryptocurrency network was born, and it would begin to grow and spread throughout […]
A preliminary report from a United Nations inquiry suggests North Korea is using the proceeds from crypto hacks to funds its weapons programs. The United Nations has accused the North Korean state of stealing $281 million worth of crypto from an exchange during September 2020. According to Reuters, the findings from a “confidential report” authored […]
Ethereum’s realized cap has surged into new all-time highs this month, indicating that new money is rushing to accumulate ETH. Ethereum’s realized capitalization has increased by nearly 50% in January so far to tag new all-time highs above $70 billion, according to CoinMetrics. The data shows that Ethereum’s realized cap has more than tripled since […]
The country’s income tax authority is tracking investors making money amid the ongoing bitcoin price rally and is all set to demand taxes, two sources familiar with the matter told The Economic Times.
The US is finally waking up to Chinese dominance in the crypto industry. SEC Urged to Support Bitcoin and Crypto Companies According to a report by The Washington Examiner, the US intelligence community is worried about the increasing Chinese influence in the digital currency industry. To that effect, the US intelligence has raised concerns about […]
With a strong correlation between stocks and the bitcoin price in recent months, analysts say a stimulus package could boost BTC as well.
The popular personal investing platform did not do enough to help targeted customers, victims claim.
Bitcoin could hit a new year-to-date (YTD) high, abetted in part by the risks surrounding the US presidential election. The analogy takes cues from a quarterly commodity outlook published by Citigroup. The American banking giant specifically based its report on gold and its potential behavior amid the election season this November. It noted that the […]
The futures monthly contract on CME saw the strongest declines in its history post-expiration on Friday. While the price of the monthly contract for August closed ($11,350) around the opening ($11,630) itself. The high and lows of the futures contract on CME were $12,625 and $11,115. Apparently, the massive short position closing towards the end […]
Researchers reportedly traced bitcoin sent as payments to Ryuk ransomware controllers and found a good portion passed through Binance.
The unknown hacker is using Tor exit relays to remove encryption on bitcoin mixer services and change wallet addresses from users to their own.
Data shows that the impacts of the recent Twitter hack were fairly limited, with a small handful of users sending just over $100,000 worth of Bitcoin to the address shilled as part of a classic crypto giveaway scam. According to recent reports, it appears that the impacts of the scam were almost far greater than […]
Kraken’s June 2020 Bitcoin Volatility Report posits that bitcoin (BTC) annualized volatility crashed to a 6-month low of 51 percent and a reversal in the coin’s bullish trend increased its correlation with the S&P 500 from 0.13 to 0.52. Bitcoin Increasingly Correlating with SP 500 and Gold According to Kraken’s June 2020 Bitcoin Volatility Report, […]
A drop in Bitcoin trading resulted in a six-month low of Bitcoin’s annualized volatility. Though Bitcoin’s (BTC) correlation with gold has diminished, the asset’s correlation with the S&P 500 stock market index is on the rise, researchers from Kraken exchange found. Kraken Intelligence, a research arm of major United States cryptocurrency exchange, Kraken, released a […]
An on-chain metric which has been declining since 2017 is now signaling a bullish trend, analysts from Stack Funds say. A new report analyzing on-chain activity says that Bitcoin (BTC) is now due for a bullish phase based on supply movements. Published by asset manager Stack Funds on July 2, the findings suggest that 90-day […]
Bitcoin rose in the first session of July as it maintained its short-term positive correlation with the S&P 500. The gains followed the release of the ADP National Employment Report, revealing an addition of 2.4 million jobs in the nonfarm private sector in June. Meanwhile, analysts warned about deeper corrections in both the Bitcoin and […]
A report released by crypto exchange Binance illustrates how scams targeting cryptocurrency investors attempt to gain credibility. A report released by major crypto exchange Binance illustrates how scams targeting cryptocurrency investors attempt to gain credibility. In the report published on June 30, the exchange explained that its Binance Sentry risk investigation service observed reports of […]
Bitcoin’s status as a “safe haven asset” has grown in recent times due to its performance against a backdrop of global uncertainty This narrative has also been bolstered by the massive amounts of money printing and inflation seen throughout the globe The recent halving event shined a spotlight on Bitcoin’s deflationary structure and fixed supply […]
Cryptocurrencies are truly global in nature, and anyone anywhere with an internet connection and a wallet can make transactions without any external intervention. The second most populous country, India is one of the fastest-growing crypto markets with a huge potential waiting to be tapped. Recognizing the importance and an opportunity to further the cause of […]