Tag Archives: Markets

Crypto Markets See Modest Gains, Bitcoin Rises Above $3,400

Wednesday, Dec. 12: Cryptocurrency markets have seen moderate gains on the day, with all top 20 coins by market capitalization in the green, according to Cointelegraph’s Coin360. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) began the day around $3,414, subsequently reaching its intraday high of $3,534. At press time, the major coin is trading at $3,499, up 2.21 percent… Read More »

Allianz Global Investors CEO Says Crypto Assets Should Be ‘Outlawed’

The CEO of Allianz Global Investors (GI), an investment management firm with €524 billion ($595 billion) in assets under management, has called for crypto assets to be “outlawed,” Reuters reported Dec. 11. Allianz GI CEO Andreas Utermann is said to have made his remarks during a panel in London on Tuesday, seated alongside the head of the United… Read More »

‘The Power of 1,000 Whales in Your Wallet’ — Crypto Platform’s Promise to Newbie Traders

A new crypto trading platform is enabling users to emulate key influencers in the marketplace through a service it says is akin to having “the power of 1,000 whales in your wallet.” Spiking describes itself as the “world’s first blockchain asset validation and AI-driven crypto trading infrastructure.” Through its platform, users can automatically follow the trades of whales… Read More »

‘The Drug Is Gone’: Mike Novogratz Compares Current Bitcoin Markets to ‘Methadone Clinic’

Mike Novogratz compared current cryptocurrency  market performance to a “methadone clinic” in an interview with Bloomberg Dec. 11. During the interview, Bloomberg asked Novogratz how coming from Wall Street made him different from most of the cryptocurrency community, which seem to treat cryptocurrency “almost like a religion.” Novogratz answered that, while he believes in the underlying technology, “when… Read More »

Bitcoin Dips Below $3,400 as Market Volatility Continues

Tuesday, Dec. 11: crypto markets have continued moving in a downward trend after challenging a recovery attempt on Sunday, Dec. 9. Almost all of the top 20 coins have seen losses over the 24-hour period, with Bitcoin SV (BSV) down the most, seeing just over 6 percent losses. Market visualization from Coin360 Having failed to hold $3,500 support… Read More »

Panic Mode? What a Wall Street Chart Tells Us About Bitcoin’s Price

Investing in financial markets can be an emotional roller-coaster and the bitcoin market is no exception. When it comes to investment, human emotions tend to oscillate between two extremes – fear and greed – and the constant balancing act between the two creates a cycle of market emotions.   For years, traders and investors alike have studied the… Read More »

Just Two ASIC Bitcoin Mining Rigs Remain Profitable in Current Markets

Amid the cryptocurrency market crash, even the newest crypto mining machines are struggling to seal profits for their operators, according to real-time data published by mining profitability data site ASICMinerValue.com (AMV) today, Dec. 11. AMV is a site that calculates real-time profitability rates for “ASIC” miners, hardware that uses Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) chips, tailored to efficiently mine… Read More »