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Bitcoin

The Dollar’s Role In The Bitcoin Bloodbath Explained

Bitcoin is back trading at prices it began the month at, wiping out most of the current monthly candle. Ahead of a dangerous quarterly close, and amidst several bearish signals in the top cryptocurrency, the dollar is currently regaining strength and is a large factor in the recent market-wide selloff. Here’s a closer look at […]Read More

Market

CME Ethereum Futures, Explained – CoinDesk

Investors can now attempt to profit from the future price movements of Ethereum’s main crypto token, ether (ETH), on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).  On Feb. 8, ether futures went live on the CME – the world’s largest derivatives exchange – 53 days after the first official plans were announced. What is futures trading? A futures […]Read More

Market

The Relationship Between US Government Debt and Bitcoin, Explained

The kind of inflation outbreak that might prove bitcoin’s power as a hedge asset isn’t coming in the near term, according to some economists.  “Right now, low interest rates tell us there’s no evidence that we’re borrowing too much money,” Stanford economist Erik Brynjolfsson said. “Separately, but related, inflation is also very low. The [Federal […]Read More

Blockchain

Ethereum 2.0 Explained in 4 Easy Metrics

With the launch of every new blockchain comes a new block explorer website to understand.  Block explorer sites offer real-time updates on network activity. Normally, they feature information on blocks, transactions and fees. On Ethereum 2.0, the block explorers depict a very different array of metrics involving epochs, slots and attestations.  But even for those […]Read More