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“I Started Using Uniswap in Prison”: Martin Shkreli

Key Takeaways Days after leaving prison on fraud charges, Martin Shkreli said that he was optimistic about the future of crypto during a Twitter Spaces session. Shkreli was particularly enthusiastic about DeFi and said that he had used Uniswap in prison. He also namechecked Algorand and Solana as promising projects and said that he thinks […]

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Ethereum preparing a ‘bear trap’ ahead of the Merge — ETH price to $4K next?

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), continues to face downside risks in a higher interest rate environment. But one analyst believes that the token’s next selloff move could turn into a bear trap as the market factors in the possible release of the Merge this coming August. ETH to $4K? Ether’s price could reach $4,000 by 2022’s […]

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Weaker dollar lifts Bitcoin to $30.7K as analyst eyes 60% BTC dominance

Bitcoin (BTC) hit 48-hour highs overnight into May 20 as U.S. dollar weakness gave bulls some much-needed respite. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Dollar strength declines after 20-year record Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView recorded a high of $30,725 for BTC/USD on Bitstamp. Still struggling to flip $30,000 to reliable support, […]

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Bitcoin must defend these price levels to avoid ‘much deeper’ fall: Analysis

Bitcoin (BTC) may be attempting to flip $30,000 to support on May 19, but for one group of analysts, attention is focused firmly on a fresh drop. In a tweet on the day, on-chain monitoring resource Whalemap defined the support levels Bitcoin bulls must defend to avoid fresh significant losses. Whales dictate “do or die” […]

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Bitcoin trades in $29K ‘no man’s land’ as Tesla ESG fallout routs stocks

Bitcoin (BTC) stayed $1,000 lower on May 19 after a grim trading session on Wall Street the day before slowed further upside. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Musk blasts ESG “scam” after S&P 500 exit Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD circling $29,000 at the time of writing, having bounced at […]

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Was Terra’s UST cataclysm the canary in the algorithmic stablecoin coal mine?

The past week has not been an easy one. After the collapse of the third-largest stablecoin (UST) and what used to be the second-largest blockchain after Ethereum (Terra), the depeg contagion seems to be spreading wider.  While UST has completely depegged from the U.S. dollar, trading at sub $0.1 at the time of writing, other […]

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Fear & Greed Index hits lowest since March 2020 even as Bitcoin price hits $30.5K

Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $30,500 on May 17 amid hopes that a retest of 2017 highs could be avoided. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView $20,000 retest ‘highly unlikely’ Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD climbing after the daily close to tentatively build on $30,000. Still, in a multi-day range, the […]

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BIFI gains 100%+ after Beefy Finance adds new vaults and stablecoin liquidity pools

Winston Churchill’s statement to “never let a crisis go to waste” can be applied across many aspects of society, including the recent carnage seen in the crypto market. Last week’s volatility is likely to have newer investors and those who took on heavy losses questioning the future of the burgeoning asset class, but in every […]

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MakerDAO price rebounds as DAI holds its peg and investors search for stablecoin security

Its been a rough couple of weeks for the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin (BTC) price is nowhere near the price estimates of most analysts, multiple stablecoins lost their peg and the demise of one of the top decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms sparked an event that resulted in $900 billion vanishing from the total crypto market capitalization.  In […]

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Bitcoin bulls aim to flip $30K to support, but derivatives data show traders lack confidence

Bitcoin (BTC) bounced 19% from the $25,400 low on May 12, but has investor confidence in the market been restored? Judging by the ascending channel formation, it’s possible that bulls at least have plans to recover the $30,000 level in the short term. Bitcoin/USD 4-hour price at Bitstamp. Source: TradingView Does derivatives data support reclaiming […]

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