Market enters a ‘wait-and-see phase’ as Bitcoin struggles below $40,000

Traders remain cautious following last week’s brutal sell-off, but on-chain data is beginning to signal increasingly bullish activity while the crypto market awaits the next major move. Traders remain cautious following last week’s brutal sell-off, but on-chain data is beginning to signal increasingly bullish activity while the crypto market awaits the next major move.

$2.2 Billion Notional in BTC Options Set to Expire on Friday, Bitcoin Contango Has Returned

According to data from Skew Analytics, more than 55,000 bitcoin options contracts worth $2.2 billion will expire on Friday. Statistics further show, as far as options are concerned, Deribit captures the lion’s share of contracts with 48,469 bitcoin options contracts ($1.95 billion notional) set to expire. 55K in Bitcoin Option Set to Expire, Deribit Carries […]

Zimbabwean Fintech Lawyer and Proponent Pushes for Crypto Regulation via Private Legislative Bill

A Zimbabwean fintech lawyer, Prosper Mwedzi, recently initiated a process that seeks to bring recognition and regulation of cryptocurrencies. Under this private member bill procedure, a legislative proposition initiated by private citizens will be debated in the Zimbabwean parliament. If the crypto regulation bill succeeds in garnering the required support, it will become part of […]

VCs back Balancer with $24.25M investment

Investors are backing the Balancer protocol with greater conviction. Could this be a sign that market hype surrounding DeFi is ramping up again? Investors are backing the Balancer protocol with greater conviction. Could this be a sign that market hype surrounding DeFi is ramping up again?

Shield Protocol: Tokenomics for a Trustless and Long-Term Value Decentralized Network

Like Bitcoin, DeFi’s ambition to build a fully decentralized global network is the fundamental source of its revolutionary characteristics – that of being trustless and enabling disintermediation. It is these two characteristics that build the core value of DeFi and determine its long-term market growth. It’s easy to see why this is so: On the […]

Veriblock Reveals Initiative to Recycle Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption by Securing Dogecoin

On Wednesday, the Veriblock project, a blockchain that leverages the implementation of proof-of-proof (PoP) consensus, announced an initiative to secure the Dogecoin blockchain using Bitcoin. The Veriblock Foundation believes the effort counters the hostile ‘Blood Bitcoin’ narrative in regard to recent environmental concerns over proof-of-work (PoW). Veriblock to Secure Dogecoin via PoP and Bitcoin’s PoW […]

SEC begins formal review of Fidelity, SkyBridge Bitcoin ETF applications

Fidelity’s Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust and the First Trust SkyBridge Bitcoin ETF are now under review by regulators, according to paperwork filed earlier this month. Fidelity’s Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust and the First Trust SkyBridge Bitcoin ETF are now under review by regulators, according to paperwork filed earlier this month.