The French government has given former United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair Chris Giancarlo, also known as “Crypto Dad,” the equivalent of a knighthood. In a Tuesday tweet from Giancarlo, the former CFTC head said France’s National Order of Merit awarded him a Chevalier — the equivalent of a knighthood — in a ceremony
The crypto market is currently going through a period of heightened volatility as global economic conditions continue to worsen amid a backdrop of rising inflation and interest rates. As the headwinds impacting global financial markets beat down all traces of bullish sentiment, many crypto investors are predicting that Bitcoin (BTC) price could drop to as
The recent downturn in the broader crypto landscape has highlighted several flaws inherent with proof-of-stake (PoS) networks and Web3 protocols. Mechanisms such as bonding/unbonding and lock-up periods were architecturally built into many PoS networks and liquidity pools with the intent of mitigating a total bank run and promoting decentralization. Yet, the inability to quickly withdraw
Gonzalo Pérez del Arco, the director of government affairs in South Europe for card payment giant American Express, believes that making payments with crypto is not cost-effective at present. Pérez’s comments came during an exclusive chat with Cointelegraph editor Aaron Wood at European Blockchain Convention 2022, where he discussed American Express’ current crypto-related plans and future
A report published by investing firm Alto surveyed adults based in the United States to find out their preferences in investing. The results showed that more millennials from ages 25 to 40 are investing in crypto compared to those of the same age who are investing in mutual funds. The survey shows that 40% of
ETH has managed to remain above the $1,200 level on Tuesday, despite an increase in price uncertainty in crypto markets. BTC fell below $21,000 in today’s session, as the global crypto market cap fell by as much as 2% earlier today. Bitcoin Following a marginally bearish start to the week, downward pressure intensified in today’s
Troubled crypto lending firm Celsius is putting their best foot forward to recover operations alongside CEO Alex Mashinsky, who currently stays in the United States, the company has claimed. A spokesperson for Celsius has denied rumors that the company’s CEO tried to flee the U.S. last week amid the ongoing liquidity crisis of the Celsius
Solana (SOL) continued its recovery trend on June 28 while inching closer to triggering a classic bullish reversal setup. SOL’s price gained 2.42%, reaching an intraday high of $39.40/ The SOL/USD pair is now up 50% as a part of a broader retracement move that began on June 14 after falling to lows of $26.
Bitcoin (BTC) bear markets come in many shapes and sizes, but this one has given many reason to panic. BTC has been described as facing “a bear of historic proportions” in 2022, but just one year ago, a similar feeling of doom swept crypto markets as Bitcoin saw a 50% drawdown in weeks. Beyond price,
The funds from Harmony’s Horizon Bridge have begun to move into the Tornado Cash Ethererum mixer, signaling that the attacker has no intention of accepting the $1 million bounty offered. The decision to obfuscate the ill-gotten gains answers questions about whether the Harmony team’s offer of just 1% of the $100 million in crypto funds
Catalonian director-general of innovation Daniel Macro discussed some of the key efforts that the government has taken and worked on to make the region a digital hub in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph’s managing editor Alex Cohen. Macro’s comments came during the European Blockchain Convention (EBC) 2022. Macro said the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler riled up Crypto Twitter on Monday after affirming that Bitcoin (BTC) is a commodity. Questions were raised about its impact on Grayscales’ proposed Bitcoin ETF and why Ethereum wasn’t mentioned. Speaking to Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Squawk Box on Monday, June 27, the SEC chair said while many
Dogecoin (DOGE) looks ready to extend its rebound move despite the current crypto bear market. 79% chances DOGE will extend its rebound move DOGE’s price appears to have been painting a “bump-and-run-reversal (BARR) bottom” since May 11, a technical pattern that points to extended trend reversals in a bear market. It consists of three successful
Bear markets have historically been challenging to navigate for traders and the conventional set of “reliable” indicators that determine good entry points are unable to predict how long a crypto winter might last. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent recovery back above the psychologically important price level of $20,000 was a sign to many traders that the bottom was
Ethereum fees had touched new highs thanks to the popularity of the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. As network activity had grown, so had the transaction volumes. The effects continue to linger even into the bear market, although fluctuations between low and high are now more common in the space. Presently, transaction volumes have fallen sharply
The price of Terra (LUNA2) has recovered sharply nine days after falling to its historic lows of $1.62. On June 27, LUNA2’s rate reached $2.77 per token, thus chalking up a 70% recovery when measured from the said low. Still, the token traded 77.35% lower than its record high of $12.24, set on May 30.