Thursday, February 1, 2024

From Crypto to Likes: The New Wave of Digital Asset Flipping Among Crypto Investors

In the ever-evolving world of investment, cryptocurrency enthusiasts are finding a new lucrative avenue – digital asset flipping. This emerging trend sees investors who once solely focused on the volatile crypto markets now venturing into the realm of social media, where flipping digital properties like accounts and pages is yielding substantial returns. Amidst a period of stagnation in the cryptocurrency sector, savvy investors are diversifying their portfolios by tapping into the dynamic world of social media assets. SWAPD, a platform renowned for facilitating large-scale digital transactions, has become a focal point for these investors, where deals ranging from $200,000 to $300,000 are not out of the ordinary.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Crypto Whales Hunt for Bargains As Bitcoin Prices Slide, Data Shows

Bitcoin traded at a fat premium on Bitfinex compared to the global average price over the weekend, hinting at bargain hunting by whales.

Crypto whales, entities with ample token holdings, appear to be snapping up bitcoin (BTC) at cheaper prices as the leading cryptocurrency continues to slide in the aftermath of the recent U.S. spot ETFs debut.

bitcoin has dropped nearly 19% to $39,770 since the spot ETFs began trading in the U.S. on Jan. 11, CoinDesk data show.

Monday, January 15, 2024

Bitcoin Price Prediction as Greed Index Hits Neutral Post-ETF Launch – Are Investors Losing Confidence?

 In the dynamic realm of cryptocurrency, Bitcoin‘s price trajectory has recently taken a downward turn, falling to $42,000 amidst diminishing enthusiasm for Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This decline occurs against the backdrop of a slightly contracting global crypto market, which currently stands at a valuation of $1.68 trillion, marking a modest 0.09% decrease in the past 24 hours.

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Final Bitcoin ETF Application Filings Get Posted by Major U.S. Exchanges

Releasing them suggests they’re confident the SEC will approve the first U.S. spot bitcoin ETFs soon.

U.S. spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) appear to be on the verge of launching after the exchanges that will list them filed amended documents, suggesting they expect U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approval in the coming days.

The amended 19b-4 filings, filed on behalf of BlackRock, Grayscale, Fidelity and other issuers, join last month's amended S-1 filings, addressing feedback from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). More than a dozen applicants hope to launch the first spot bitcoin ETFs in the U.S.; it's likely multiple issuers will be approved simultaneously.

Friday, December 29, 2023

Judge denies Changpeng Zhao’s 2nd attempt to travel to UAE

 Lawyers representing the former Binance CEO filed a new motion on Dec. 27 with sealed medical information about Changpeng Zhao’s child in Dubai.

Judge denies Changpeng Zhao’s 2nd attempt to travel to UAENEWS

Former Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao will still not be allowed to leave the United States ahead of his sentencing hearing following an order from a federal judge.

In a Dec. 29 ruling as part of a hearing in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle, Judge Richard Jones denied a motion from CZ requesting permission to travel outside the country. The reasons for the second motion were unavailable to the public, having been sealed by the court, but CZ’s legal team suggested it involved “medical information regarding Mr. Zhao’s child.”

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Crypto Expert Chosen by Erdogan for Turkey’s Central Bank Board

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has appointed professor Fatma Ozkul, an expert in crypto assets and blockchain technology, to the central bank’s rate-setting committee.

According to a recent report from Bloomberg, the nomination of Ozkul was announced in a decree on December 22.

Since 2012, Ozkul has been a lecturer at Istanbul’s Marmara University, with a focus on accounting, finance, and auditing. 

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Ripple Policy Head Sees Tokenization Fueling Regulatory Boost in APAC

 Rahul Advani, Ripple Labs Inc Policy Director is the latest to give his prediction for crypto in the coming year. Advani expects that tokenization will trigger a boost in regulation within the Asia Pacific region popularly referred to as APAC.

APAC Region to Focus on Crypto Regulation

The Policy Head was clear about his thoughts on tokenization for 2024. He stated that an increased interest in tokenization will make regulation in Decentralized Applications (DApps) all the more a priority in the region. The growing interest in tokenization is already evident in the crypto industry with several crypto projects adopting the technology.

'Groundhog Day' in Crypto as Bitcoin Again Plunges Following New Record

The world's largest crypto briefly rose above $70,000 Friday, but immediately tumbled about 5% to below $67,000 It's deja vu all ove...