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Market Minute: Correlation between Crypto exchange volumes & BTC price

21 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Comparing the volume of centralized exchange Coinbase & decentralized Uniswap with Bitcoin price gives you an idea Crypto exchange volumes often fluctuate with Bitcoin price as it is the most dominant and well-known cryptocurrency. When the price of...

How many crypto tokens were believed to be pump & dump schemes in 2022?

17 Feb 2023 3 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Almost 24% (or 9902) of short-listed crypto coins contained relevant markers for pump-and-dump schemes Pump and dump schemes are basically a type of financial fraud that involves artificially inflating the price of an asset, through misleading or fal...

Bitcoin’s ‘Taproot’ upgrade spurs NFT activity

11 Feb 2023 2 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

Ethereum dominates the NFT space, but a novel project may provide an additional use case for the premier crypto Bitcoin’s use case has been a hotly debated topic even since its inception. The proponents believe that it provides a great to conduct dec...

Market Minute: First return to BTC Profitable regime since Apr. 2022

9 Feb 2023 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

January’s bullish price action has put the average BTC holder in a regime of unrealized profit. After a volatile January, which saw Bitcoin (BTC) and the associated cryptos spring back to life from the deep freeze of 2022, most of these digital asset...

2022 was a record-breaking year for crypto hackers

3 Feb 2023 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

With $3.8 Billion stolen overall, the decentralized finance businesses were the main culprit Individuals and businesses have suffered billions of dollars in losses as hackers continued to attack a rapidly evolving Cryptoverse. As you can see in the c...

How has blockchain tech evolved since the launch of Bitcoin?

31 Jan 2023 3 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Coming to the forefront after the launch of the premier digital currency in 2008, it has transformed significantly The major rollout of blockchain technology started off with the publication of a whitepaper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic...

Market Minute: Stablecoin Wars 2.0

28 Jan 2023 2 minute read 3 comments fklivestolearn

Dollar-pegged stablecoins like Tether (USDT), USDC and Binance coin (BUSD) have daggers drawn as they aim for supremacy Back in 2018, there Tehther (USDT) almost had complete control over the stablecoin market, with no serious competitor in the lands...

Market Minute: Why are crypto investors moving their holdings to wallets?

24 Jan 2023 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Massive movement of crypto funds has been seen from exchanges to wallets as investors try to tackle uncertainty & waning confidence Let’s start off with some good news — Bitcoin and the associated cryptos have hit an optimistic tone with the onset of...

Market Minute: Algorithmic stablecoins market share collapses

18 Jan 2023 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The supply of algorithmic stablecoins plunged after UST de-pegging in May 2022 If there was one silver lining that came out of 2022, it was the revival of stablecoins — in an otherwise extremely painful year for digital assets. I covered the details...

Illicit crypto volumes climbed to an all-time high in 2022

16 Jan 2023 2 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Despite a severe downturn caused by contagion events, hacking & bans — digital assets continued to gain traction among illicit players Illicit activity has been a concern in the cryptocurrency market since its inception. The anonymity and lack of reg...