We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Annabelle Huang, the managing partner at Amber Group, a global leading digital asset platform. Prior to Amber Group, I
Like clockwork, the onset of a crypto bear market has brought out the “Bitcoin is dead” crowd who gleefully proclaim the end of the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. If #Bitcoin can collapse by 70% from $69,000 to under $21,000, it can just as easily fall another 70% down to $6,000. Given the excessive leverage in
The price of Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), careened below $1,000 on June 18 as the ongoing sell-off in the crypto market continued despite the weekend. Ether reached $975, its lowest level since January 2021, losing 80% of its value from its record high in November 2021. The decline appeared amid concerns about the Federal
Ripple (XRP) price stares at potential losses in the coming weeks as it breaks out of a “descending triangle” pattern, with its bias skewed toward the downside. Major XRP breakdown underway To recap, XRP started forming the technical structure after reaching $1.98 in April 2021, its second-highest level to date. In doing so, the token trended
The largest Bitcoin investment vehicle, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), is now trading at its biggest ever discount to the spot market. Data from on-chain analytics resource Coinglass shows GBTC shares down 34% versus BTC/USD on major exchanges as of June 17. GBTC suffers in market downturn Amid continued turmoil in DeFi spilling over to
Crypto traders had a brief opportunity to pause and take stock of where things are on June 16 as the relentless selling that has hammered Bitcoin (BTC) and the wider market over the past week began to relent despite an ongoing sell-off in the traditional markets. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows that
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s Soulbound Token proposal for a robust identity and reputation system has stirred up the crypto community. Soulbound Tokens or SBTs are non-transferable, non-financialized tokens tied to a unique profile proving verifiable achievements and commitments. Still at the concept stage, it’s suggested SBTs will be capable of tracking memberships, credentials and affiliations
Bitcoin (BTC) megahodler MicroStrategy can ride out further BTC price declines, even if it falls to just $3,500, its CEO confirms. In a tweet on June 14, Michael Saylor sought to allay fears that his firm’s BTC exposure may be about to cost it dearly. Saylor stays calm as MSTR dips further With the largest
Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) is showing signs of bottoming out as ETH price bounced off a key support zone. Notably, ETH price is now holding above the key support level of the 200-week simple moving average (SMA) near $1,196. The 200-week SMA support seems purely psychological, partly due to its ability to serve as bottom
On June 14, discussions of Celsius continued to populate media headlines and June 14’s news involved the platform’s CEL token accruing massive gains after what appears to either be an exchange glitch or a short-squeeze. CEL price spiked from $0.18 to $1.55 in one abrupt candle before sinking back to $0.60 within the same one-hour
Bitcoin (BTC) lost the $28,000 support on June 12 following worsening macroeconomic conditions. The United States Treasury 2-year note yield closed on June 10 at 3.10%, its highest level since December 2007. This shows that traders are demanding higher rates to hold their debt instruments and expect inflation to remain a persistent challenge. Louis S.
On June 13 cryptocurrency prices plunged deeper into bear market territory after Bitcoin (BTC) sliced through its current trading range and briefly touched $22,600, the lowest level seen since December 2020. According to BTC historical data, the market has now reached valuation metrics which show the price is severely oversold and perhaps near a bottom.
Older Bitcoin (BTC) mining rigs are finding it difficult to generate positive revenues during the ongoing crypto market decline. 75% drop in Bitcoin mining profitability The profitability of many Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) machines has dropped into the negative zone after Bitcoin’s fall below $24,000 this June 13, data fetched by F2Pool shows. Those
Ethereum’s native token Ether (ETH) entered its “oversold” territory this June 12, for the first time since November 2018, according to its weekly relative strength index (RSI). This is the last time $ETH went oversold on the weekly (hasn’t confirmed here yet). I had no followers, but macro bottom ticked it. Note, you can push
Bitcoin (BTC) is squeezing its miners this month as suppressed prices threaten to impact profitability. The latest data shows both narrowing profit margins and miners waiting longer to recoup their initial investment. Miner production cost faces off with BTC price While Bitcoin miners have largely held off on major distribution as BTC/USD descends from all-time
Global financial markets once again find themselves trending lower on June 10 after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at a blistering 8.6% year-over-year increase, the highest print since 1981. The hotter-than-expected CPI print resulted in a collapse of the $30,000 support and Bitcoin (BTC) price sold off to a daily low of $28,852