Ethereum Classic Rose 220% This Week, but Why?

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Reaches $40.3K While DeFi Value Locked Inflates to Over $22B

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Drops Close to $28K as Ether Futures Heat Up

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Slides Below $18K as ETH Is More Volatile Than BTC in 2020

Weak volumes and rotations into other cryptocurrencies are likely impeding bitcoin’s price movement from going higher. Meanwhile, ether has been more volatile than bitcoin in 2020 and could remain that way. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,349 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.14% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,904-$18,652 (CoinDesk […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Recovers to $18.2K While Market Dynamics Juice DeFi Total Locked

Bitcoin is holding just above $18,000 but analysts are mixed on where it will head, DeFi’s total value locked looks to have momentum but that might have to do with crypto market conditions. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,355 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 1.9% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Lingers Around $19.4K While ETH/BTC Pairing Hits Bull Mode

The price of bitcoin is trending up in a low-volume environment. Meanwhile, some rebalancing from bitcoin into ether has been occurring on exchanges since late November. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $19,363 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 1.4% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $18,809-$19,607 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day […]

Ethereum Classic Activates Thanos Upgrade, Increasing Access for GPU Miners

Ethereum Classic has undergone a hard fork that ushers in a new upgrade aimed to increase miner participation and increase security. According to the ETC explorer by Blockscout, at around 3:45 UTC on Sunday, the ETC mainnet reached a block height of 11,700,000, automatically triggering the anticipated Thanos upgrade. Terry Culver, CEO at ETCLabs, told […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $18.8K as Total Crypto Locked in DeFi Passes $14B

The price of bitcoin hit new 2020 highs as the “alternative to gold†narrative increases. Meanwhile, smaller crypto tokens might be helping push DeFi to new heights. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,638 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 3.5% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,723-$18,813 (CoinDesk 20) BTC above its […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hangs Around $18K While Ether Locked in DeFi Declines

Bitcoin steadied around $18,000 after record volumes on Wednesday while Ethereum 2.0 may be causing some investors to move ether out of decentralized finance (DeFi). Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,026 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,364-$18,170 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $18.4K; $260M in Ether Options Expire in December

Higher spot volumes Wednesday – and record volumes for the past month – are helping push bitcoin higher. Meanwhile, ether options for December pass 550,000 ETH. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $17,688 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.17% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,571-$18,474 (CoinDesk 20) BTC below its 10-day […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $17.8K, Outperforming Ether in November So Far

Spot volumes and futures open interest pushed bitcoin’s price up Tuesday, beating ether’s performance so far this month. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $17,688 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 5.3% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $16,560-$17,862 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. […]

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Ascends to $16.8K; Uniswap and Tether 35% of Ethereum Transactions

Bitcoin is knocking at the gates of $17,000 while Ethereum’s transaction growth in 2020 is a positive indicator of future financial use cases. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $16,829 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 6.1% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,792-$16,851 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a […]