NYDIG has set up another bitcoin fund, raising $5 million from accredited investors – it's unclear what differentiates this one from its previous funds.
A California appeals court has backed a prior judgement that the cryptocurrency exchange wasn't obliged to to support the Bitcoin Gold hard fork in 2017.
When Avanti Financial hinted at a new bank-issued digital asset late last month, it was scant on details. “Avit has no analog,” Avanti CEO Caitlin Long said at the time. “It is a digital asset. Blockstream is our technology partner. We’re not going to announce anything more than that....
As the bitcoin market sees red, DeFi opportunities in stablecoin trading have some borrowing rates exploding to double digits. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $11,342 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 4% over the previous 24 hours.Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $11,299-$11,943BTC below its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a...
Ethereum and Bitcoin advocates have engaged in spirited Twitter exchange since Friday to answer an ostensibly simple question: What’s the total supply of ether? It’s not quite clear where the question originated. But providing one agreed-upon value for Ethereum’s native currency, ether (ETH), proved contentious enough to warrant new...
Deribit has started listing ether (ETH) options with strikes above $1,000, and some traders are now betting the cryptocurrency will reach that price by year’s end. Over 3,470 contracts – worth $1.3 million – of ETH 1,120 call options have been traded for December 2020 and March 2021 expiry...
MicroStrategy bets $250 million on bitcoin’s safe haven thesis. Indian crypto is booming. And David Marcus has a new role at Facebook. Top shelfBanks buying“Major U.S. banks might be willing to support cryptocurrency services – with just a bit of additional guidance from the Office of the Comptroller...
With bitcoin increasingly acting like gold and one company betting a quarter of a billion dollars on BTC, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your news roundup! Bitcoin is increasingly taking cues from gold, a tried-and-tested store of value asset. Digital gold is now the “principal holding” of MicroStrategy’s revamped...
Jesus Rodriguez is the CEO of IntoTheBlock, a market intelligence platform for crypto assets. He has held leadership roles at major technology companies and hedge funds. He is an active investor, speaker, author and guest lecturer at Columbia University in New York.  The terms “crypto” and “quant” seem to...
Blockchain infrastructure startup Alchemy, which helps decentralized finance (DeFi) projects run or access nodes, just launched its full suite of products to the public, after a two-year closed beta serving teams including MakerDAO and Kyber Network.  DeFi projects like MakerDAO, 0x and others all use Alchemy’s solutions to access...