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First Mover: Ether Price Swings Make Bitcoin Look Tame as DeFi Speculation Spreads

On Aug 25, 2020
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RT @CoinDeskMarkets: FIRST MOVER: The success of #DeFi on the #Ethereum blockchain has brought traders more than just congestion and high transaction fees: Volatility in $ETH prices. Via @godbole17 and @liqquidity https://t.co/trUSVyCC62
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The success of DeFi on the Ethereum blockchain has brought traders more than just congestion and high transaction fees: Volatility in ether prices.

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On Aug 25, 2020
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RT @CoinDeskMarkets: FIRST MOVER: The success of #DeFi on the #Ethereum blockchain has brought traders more than just congestion and high transaction fees: Volatility in $ETH prices. Via @godbole17 and @liqquidity https://t.co/trUSVyCC62
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First Mover: Ether Price Swings Make Bitcoin Look Tame as DeFi Speculation Spreads

First Mover: Ether Price Swings Make Bitcoin Look Tame as DeFi Speculation Spreads

The success of DeFi on the Ethereum blockchain has brought traders more than just congestion and high transaction fees: Volatility in ether prices.

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin’s ‘Rich List,’ Ethereum’s Volatility, DeFi’s Shakeup

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin’s ‘Rich List,’ Ethereum’s Volatility, DeFi’s Shakeup

The number of addresses on Bitcoin’s “rich list" is reaching new highs while another firm is putting its cash reserves into bitcoin, not a bank account.

Blockchain Bites: Ripple’s Rebuff, DeFi’s ‘Degens’ and China’s CBDC

Blockchain Bites: Ripple’s Rebuff, DeFi’s ‘Degens’ and China’s CBDC

Both the U.S. and China are advancing on their central bank digital currency (CBDC) designs while a Bitcoin developer created a new programming language.

New Hire to Head Digital Currency Research at the US Fed

New Hire to Head Digital Currency Research at the US Fed

The United States Federal Reserve is looking to employ a Manager, Retail Payments, part of whose responsibilities will be to oversee the research of

“Bullish” Bitcoin Escapes Another Breakdown Assault

“Bullish” Bitcoin Escapes Another Breakdown Assault

Bitcoin dramatically recovered overnight on Friday as investors/speculators digested the prospects of central banks' easing measures. The benchmark

Fed Chairman: ‘No One Uses It’ — Bitcoin a Speculative Asset Like Gold

Fed Chairman: ‘No One Uses It’ — Bitcoin a Speculative Asset Like Gold

Fed Chairman Powell has said that a globally prevalent cryptocurrency could conceivably remove the need for reserve currencies.

The Fed's Cryptocurrency Head Fake | Opinion

The Fed's Cryptocurrency Head Fake | Opinion

A closer parsing of the Fed chair's words suggests we should be skeptical. Cryptocurrencies are more than just electronic money.

Trump weighs in on cryptocurrencies

Trump weighs in on cryptocurrencies

US president Donald Trump has turned his Twitter hose on cryptocurrency and Facebook's Libra, declaring himself unimpressed by bitcoin and warning the social media firm that if it wants to ...

Devastating Bitcoin Wipeout Could See The Price Go ‘Sub-$1,000’

Devastating Bitcoin Wipeout Could See The Price Go ‘Sub-$1,000’

Amid stock market chaos and plummeting prices across the board, one veteran trader has warned bitcoin could go below the $1,000 per bitcoin level...

Fed Chair Is In For A Big Surprise From Cryptocurrency

Fed Chair Is In For A Big Surprise From Cryptocurrency

Fed Chair Jerome Powell warned against the gold standard in testimony to Congress Wednesday, but cryptocurrencies make his concerns a moot point.

Fear of Facebook spurs calls for Fed to build rival digital currency

Fear of Facebook spurs calls for Fed to build rival digital currency

The head of the Bank of England has floated the idea that central banks could create a network of digital currencies to replace the dollar as the world's reserve currency. Those discussions ...

The Federal Reserve Could Be Helping Bitcoin to $100K

The Federal Reserve Could Be Helping Bitcoin to $100K

Many factors are contributing to Bitcoin’s renewed trajectory towards $100K. One of them is increasingly gaining prominence: The U.S. Federal Reserve.

Why does the Digital Asset Space need Legitimacy?

Why does the Digital Asset Space need Legitimacy?

The regulatory environment of cryptocurrencies has made significant progress over the past months. Especially this year, there have been a…

Bitcoin (BTC) Rebounds as Fed Stimulus Spurs Investor Sentiment

Bitcoin (BTC) Rebounds as Fed Stimulus Spurs Investor Sentiment

Bitcoin (BTC) Rebounds as Fed Stimulus Spurs Investor Sentiment

Fresh off a failed bid to join the Fed board, Stephen Moore is reportedly starting a central bank for crypto

Fresh off a failed bid to join the Fed board, Stephen Moore is reportedly starting a central bank for crypto

Bitcoin hit $10,000 last week for the first time since February 2018 after Facebook released plans for its push into the crypto market.

Rate cuts are coming — and markets are ecstatic

Rate cuts are coming — and markets are ecstatic

Stocks climbed on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled the central bank would lower interest rates this month. 'A July rate cut see...