9% of Surveyed US Teens Claim to Have Traded in Crypto

Source: AdobeStock / Sergey Nivens About 9% of US teens claim to have traded cryptocurrency, but the trend is marked by a major gender gap, with as much as 81% of these teens being male, according to a recent survey carried out by investment bank and institutional securities firm Piper Sandler. The survey, which provides […]

Coinbase Listing Won’t Help Bitcoin Price

Source: A screenshot, Instagram, Coinbase The narrative that the listing of the shares of major crypto exchange Coinbase is helping the price of bitcoin (BTC) higher – is false, according to a prominent Bitcoiner, Vijay Boyapati, the author of ‘The Bullish Case for Bitcoin’ and Senior Software Engineer at Peach. Many people are speculating that […]

Bitcoin and Ethereum Consolidate, BNB and XRP Rally Again

Bitcoin price corrected higher from the USD 55,500 support, but upsides were limited. BTC is currently (12:00 PM UTC) consolidating above USD 56,000, with major hurdles near USD 57,000 and 57,200. A follow up move above USD 57,200 might start a steady increase. Similarly, most major altcoins are preparing for the next move. ETH recovered […]

Cream Finance Launches Cross-Protocol Flash Loans

Key Takeaways Cream Finance’s Iron Bank will enable protocol-to-protocol flash loans. Binance Smart Chain and Fantom users will also be able to leverage flash loans through the protocol. Flash loans are one of DeFi’s most radical innovations, but they’ve been very divisive. Share this article Cross-protocol flash loans are coming to Cream Finance.  Protocol-to-Protocol Flash […]

New South Korean Crypto ‘Crackdown’ not ‘Bluster’ as Banking Ties Strain

Source: Adobe/Raphaël Bourgeois The South Korean government has announced that it will embark on a “crackdown” on illegal crypto transactions, including those made on international crypto exchanges – following a meeting of high-powered political leaders, law enforcers and financial regulators. Chosun reported that the Second Deputy Secretary of State Moon Seung-wook had convened a meeting […]

What Coinbase CEO, Paris Hilton & McDonald’s Have in Common? NFT

Paris Hilton. Source: A screensot, parishilton.com You may think that major crypto exchange Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, celebrity socialite Paris Hilton, and the fast-food giant McDonald’s would have almost nothing in common – but non-fungible tokens (NFTs) unite people and organizations from all walks of life. As Coinbase prepares for the upcoming direct listing, its […]

More Russians are disclosing their cryptocurrency incomes: Report

The number of cryptocurrency holding disclosures in Russia has been on the rise over the past several months, according to a new report. Russian news agency Izvestia reports Thursday that Russians have been increasingly disclosing their income from crypto trading for tax purposes. The report cites data from consulting and law firms such as KPMG, […]

Bitcoin Evolves From Tulips Into A Geopolitical Weapon As US Warned Again

Source: Adobe/Rob Byron Washington has received yet another warning about the dangers of inertia in the bitcoin (BTC) sphere, with a leading investment guru and political donor claiming that the United States could be neglecting the token at its own peril – and playing directly into Beijing’s hands. Speaking at a virtual roundtable event arranged […]

USD 3 Trillion Corporation State Street Goes Crypto

Source: Adobe/Lubo Ivanko US-based financial giant State Street aims to enter the crypto trading market in the middle of this year. State Street’s trading platform Currenex, that was reportedly put for sale last year, partnered with London-based Puremarkets Ltd (Pure Digital) in order to develop a wholesale, multi-custodial digital currency trading platform, Puremarkets said today, […]

New petition asks SEC chair nominee Gary Gensler to drop Ripple lawsuit

The Ripple community has launched a new petition to “stop the war” on XRP. Crypto & Policy founder Thomas Hodge has started a Change.org petition directed at Securities and Exchange Commission chair nominee Gary Gensler, asking him to end the SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple once he’s confirmed as chairman of the commission. Announcing the news Wednesday, […]