Kraken NFT marketplace exits its beta phase Crypto exchange Kraken has announced that its nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace has exited its beta phase. Along with the launch, the NFT platform highlighted it had expanded its number of NFT collections from 70 to over 250. According to Kraken, it will continue adding more collections to its marketplace.
ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood doesn’t appear to have been swayed by recent crypto regulatory action, after buying another $19.9 million shares of Block Inc. right after buying $21 million of shares in Coinbase. Wood’s latest buying spree comes despite the United States Securities Commission suing two of the industry’s exchange heavyweights — Binance (June
Bitcoin might have displayed strength by quickly recovering from the $25,500 support level on June 6, but that doesn’t mean that breaking above $27,500 will be an easy task. Investors still expect stricter regulatory scrutiny after FTX’s bankruptcy in November 2022, including the recent suits against Coinbase and Binance. A total of eight cryptocurrency-related enforcement actions have been
As many developments within the space show how far the Bitcoin (BTC) community has come, an executive from a BTC payment provider shared how in other parts of the world, adoption may still be in its early stages. At the BTC Prague event, Cointelegraph reporter Joseph Hall interviewed Ethan Rose, the founder of Pouch, a
Bitcoin (BTC) hitting three-month lows did not spur hodlers to panic sell, on-chain data shows. According to analytics firm Glassnode, BTC investors have largely ignored the latest crypto exchange legal battles. On-chain losses “remain quiet” BTC/USD dipped to just $25,350 on June 6, its lowest since mid-March — but it seems existing holders simply do
In the latest episode of The Market Report, analyst and writer Marcel Pechman discusses the impact of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit against the Binance exchange. Most likely, the U.S. population will be barred from using the international version of Binance, and those who opt for VPN services will be at risk
“Bitcoin has such a marketing problem.” At least, that’s what came to mind for Bitcoin (BTC) advocate and Cointelegraph reporter Joe Hall when he was asked about the weaknesses and strengths of the popular cryptocurrency. While not labeling himself a “Bitcoin maximalist,” Hall believes that most people — including crypto OGs — are shockingly unaware
Venture capital firm Sequoia announced an impending split that will see the company break into three distinct partnerships serving the United States, China, and Asian markets separately. The move, announced on June 6, is intended to decentralize back office functions for the company. Citing increased global financial complexity and a growing brand confusion, per a
On-chain analytics firm Glassnode published a report hinting that investors are rotating capital toward risk-off assets like stablecoins and Bitcoin. Technicals show that altcoins are at a crucial turning point between a positive and a negative breakout. Glassnode’s analysis of Uniswap and futures trading volumes reveals that the uptrend that began in the first quarter
Bitcoin (BTC) circled $25,800 on June 6 as the aftermath of fresh panic over the largest exchange, Binance, lingered. BTC/USD 1-day candle chart on Bitstamp. Source: TradingView BTC price risks losing multimonth range Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it steadied after dropping to near three-month lows. The weakness came from
Illicit funds gained from the $35 million Atomic Wallet hack have been moving to a crypto mixer known to be favored by North Korea’s most notorious cyber-hacking group. On June 5, blockchain compliance analytics firm Elliptic reported that its Investigations Team has traced funds from the $35 million Atomic Wallet hack to crypto mixer Sinbad.io.
Bitcoin’s price declined 5% in one hour on June 5 after the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit against Binance on allegations of violating federal securities laws. Even though the $25,500 support held for Bitcoin, investors are still digesting the potential impacts of the regulatory action, which also involves Binance CEO Changpeng
Bitcoin (BTC) starts the second week of June in familiar territory, but a breakout is coming, investors say. After a calm weekly close, BTC/USD is firmly in its established trading range, while under the hood, market participants are preparing for some dramatic shifts. It has been a long time coming, and for seasoned traders, the
Developers behind the Bitcoin Ordinals protocol have rolled out a new upgrade that aims to cure over 71,000 invalid or “cursed” inscriptions — allowing them to be traded. “Cursed inscriptions” was the name given to inscriptions that were created by incorrect use or intentional misuse of opcodes to create inscriptions, which led to them becoming
The United States equities markets welcomed the debt ceiling deal and the May nonfarm payrolls data on June 2 with strong rallies. The S&P 500 rose 1.8% during the week while the tech-heavy Nasdaq was up 2%. This was the sixth successive week of gains for the Nasdaq, the first such occasion since January 2020.
Cryptocurrency markets are well-known for their volatility, where large price swings help investors create or lose fortunes. Yet there are often periods of relative stability where the tight price action bores some while being an opportunity for others. Since the beginning of the year, Bitcoin’s (BTC) price has soared by over 60%, climbing from around
The Bitcoin network is home to a variety of data that can offer investors, academics and fans useful insights. However, those without significant IT abilities might find it difficult to obtain this data. The good news is that anyone may explore Bitcoin network data without having substantial technical knowledge thanks to the user-friendly tools, platforms
Top Stories This Week Dogecoin investors accuse Elon Musk of insider trading in amended class-action lawsuit A group of Dogecoin investors has requested leave to amend a class-action lawsuit against tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, alleging he is responsible for insider trading of DOGE and asserting the token is a security under U.S. Securities and Exchange
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