Tag Archives: Whales

Bitcoin (BTC) Whales Breach: Crypto Market Tumult Ahead?

Bitcoin (BTC) Long-Term Holders Rise Are Rising From Their Slumber Like the ocean, whales rule the proverbial Bitcoin (BTC) sea. Crypto’s blue whales, who hold millions, if not billions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies, can instantly change this nascent ecosystem, whether it be through issuing orders or moving large sums around, specifically to spark investor interest or even fear.… Read More »

Bitcoin OTC Trading Volume Soars as Institutions May Be Accumulating

While volume on centralized exchanges is down as a whole, Bitcoin OTC (over-the-counter) markets have seen a surge in buyers leading to a shortage of sellers, according to the latest data from Diar. This may suggest that institutional investors are quietly stocking up on bitcoin while looking to keep prices low for the time being.  Bitcoin OTC Trading… Read More »

Report: Whales Accumulate Ethereum (ETH) En-Masse Amid Bear Market

Since Bitcoin (BTC) began to falter in recent weeks, with the asset free-falling below $6,000, investors have whipped out their magnifying glasses, doing their utmost to discern what catalyzed the sell-off. Although many pointed fingers at the contentious Bitcoin Cash debacle, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s renewed crackdown on tokens deemed digital securities, and the lack of… Read More »

Are Whales Back in Action, Over a Billion Dollar Transacted in a Day on Litecoin Network

Litecoin price is currently down more than 90 percent that has its hash rate and difficulty dropping along with the average transaction fees. Meanwhile, over a billion worth of value has been transacted on Litecoin network signalling a new LTC whale in the market. A New Litecoin Whale in the Market? Recently, a total of $1.1 billion worth… Read More »

Ethereum Whales Continue to Accumulate ETH Despite Growth and Stagnancy Issues: Dair Research

Well, all is not good at Ethereum as the prices are threatening to breach the USD 100 mark and issues with respect to growth and stagnancy continue to remain unanswered. But that hasn’t stopped the ETH whales from “Hodl”ing the ETH even as concerns still loom. According to the data published by Diar research in November 2018, ETH… Read More »

Chainalysis Finds That Bitcoin Whales Are Not the Sole Source of Market Volatility

Data from a detailed Chainalysis study found that Bitcoin whales may actually function as a stabilizing force in the market. Who’s in Charge of the Market? A newly published study from Chainalysis makes a strong case that Bitcoin (BTC) 00 whales are not the shadowy culprits behind the notorious volatility associated with Bitcoin and the wider cryptocurrency market.… Read More »

Kraken Introduces ‘Block Trading’ OTC Option for Trades of $100K or More

A short post on the Kraken blog announced a major addition to the exchange. Kraken introduced a block trading option for those who are ready to bet $100,000 or more on crypto. Block Trades by Definition Venture capitalists, investment firms, family offices, and high net-worth individual investors are often willing to gamble hundreds of thousands — perhaps millions— on the… Read More »

Is The Current Volatility a Sign of BTC Whales ‘Dying Out’?

The total crypto market capitalization has lost a massive $38 Billion since last week Wednesday, the 5th of September. Back then, the crypto community was gearing up for a resurgence of Bitcoin to levels of above $7,500 as the total crypto market capitalization stood at $239 Billion. The same market is now worth $201 Billion signifying a drop… Read More »

Fed Up and Forking: Rival EOS Blockchains Are Becoming a Reality

It can be hard to keep track of all the struggles and controversies surrounding EOS. First came the stop-and-go launch, followed by controversy over locked accounts – then more locked accounts, this time on the orders of an “arbitrator” that many in the community hadn’t realized existed. Next came a fake order purporting to be from the arbitrator, the… Read More »