The past week has been an emotional rollercoaster for Ether (ETH) traders as there were seven 4-hour candles of a 10% or larger price movement. Furthermore, the most recent 30% drop to $920 triggered $550 million in liquidations on long futures contracts. To complicate things even further, this current price correction is taking place just
The launch of Badger DAO’s DIGG, a synthetic rebasing asset meant to track the price of Bitcoin, is one of the most eagerly anticipated product releases in recent DeFi memory — but the person most excited to see DIGG hit the market might not be a trader, but instead Badger DAO founder Chris Spadafora himself.
In a largely celebratory community call devoted in part to commemorating lending protocol Aave’s January 8th “Aaveversary” — a full year of Aave on Ethereum mainnet — there was also a look into Aave’s possible future: a proposal from Delphi Digital seeking to fundamentally alter Aave’s Safety Module and create a new insurance product offering.
Warp Finance, a DeFi lending protocol that suffered an $8 million flash loan exploit shortly after release, is now gearing up for a relaunch that would include an integration with oracles by Chainlink (LINK). The inclusion of Chainlink oracles reportedly serves as protection against similar exploits. Flash loan exploits use a feature that allows borrowing
The exponential growth of the decentralized finance sector increased activity on the Ethereum blockchain, and this has resulted in slow transaction times and incredibly high fees. In the last month, Ether (ETH) price has also rallied more than 100%, and gas fees are on the rise again as demand for ETH and a resurgence in
More people are searching for the word “Ethereum” now than ever before in its history. Google Trends reveals that the number of Google searches currently being performed for “Ethereum” is at an all-time high, eclipsing search interest during the height of the last ETH bull run. Ethereum’s previous peak in search term popularity was on
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) hit a new all-time high above $40,000 on Jan. 7 after the price increased by more than $5,000 in less than 24-hours. BTC/USDT 4-hour chart. Source: TradingView.com The $40,000 barrier marks a significant milestone for the top-ranked cryptocurrency. According to Matt Blom, the head of global sales trading at EQUOS:
Bitcoin (BTC) hit $40,000 on Jan. 7 in the latest psychologically significant milestone for cryptocurrency bulls. BTC price crushes the $30,000 corridor in record time Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView confirmed BTC/USD officially hitting dizzying new highs during trading on Thursday, bringing weekly gains to more than 40%. BTC/USD 1-minute candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView
A 13% rise in the price of ETH over the past 24 hours has propelled Ethereum onto a list of the top 100 traded assets by market cap for the first time, as measured by CompaniesMarketCap.com. Ethereum marched past 12 other entries on the list today and is currently positioned in the #88 spot, between
Bullish fervor surrounding Ethereum (ETH) intensified on Wednesday, as the second-largest cryptocurrency broke above $1,200 for the first time in three years. The gains were largely driven by a confluence of fundamental factors, including Bitcoin’s parabolic rally, the anticipation of ETH futures contracts and a surging DeFi sector. ETH price exceeds $1,200 Ether’s value peaked
Crypto fans love to defend their favorite assets. Just look at the XRP army and the LINK Marines. Does the hype expressed on Twitter match up with high trading activity though? A few altcoins throughout 2020 revealed mixed results. Using information from The Tie, a crypto data platform, Cointelegraph looked at assets’ Hype-To-Activity Ratios matched
Shares in fund manager Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust plummeted by 50% this past fortnight, despite Ethereum rallying by 75% over the same period. ETHE shares represent 0.09620794 of an Ether each and are currently trading for $13.80 — roughly a 21% premium over the spot price of ETH. Grayscale’s ETHE shares have been on a
As the crypto bull market continues to gain traction, the price of Aave’s native token, (AAVE), is pushing toward new all-time highs. The growth of the decentralized lending platform appears to be bolstered by improving fundamentals, steady growth in the total value locked on the platform, and the creation of a DeFi based crypto-collectibles token
The total value locked in decentralized finance, a measure that tracks the amount of assets committed to the DeFi ecosystem, has soared to $18 billion according to DeFi Pulse. TVL chart by DeFi Pulse While the chart may suggest that DeFi adoption is growing, it requires some interpretation to be properly understood. Total value locked
The price of Ether (ETH), the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum blockchain, achieved $1,161 for the first time since January 2018. Immediately after it hit a new three-year high, ETH corrected to below $900. Ether rallied due to the momentum of Bitcoin. Historically, following a strong BTC rally, altcoins saw a swift uptrend. Traders usually
Fees on the Ethereum network have reached an average of $10.20 per transaction as of Sunday, according to data from YCharts. The network’s fees went higher on only two occasions in 2020, briefly averaging $12.54 in early September. They again rose to $11.69 near the middle of the same month. Ethereum network transactors faced high