In a surprising turn of events, rumors about Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin’s alleged collaboration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have been circulating. The speculation has sent shockwaves throughout the cryptocurrency community, as it potentially signifies a consequential shift in the regulatory landscape for digital currencies. As one of the most prominent figures […]
Bitcoin, the groundbreaking cryptocurrency that introduced the world to blockchain technology, has witnessed tremendous growth and captured the attention of investors, technologists, and financial institutions. As it forges into the future, Bitcoin faces several challenges that may impact its widespread adoption and integration into the global financial system. In this article, what challenges lie ahead […]
An Analysis of Bitcoin’s Resilience and its Future Outlook Bitcoin, the world’s first decentralized digital currency, has been on a rollercoaster ride since its inception. Its price has seen massive fluctuations, from a few cents to its all-time high of almost $65,000. While its volatility is well-known, Bitcoin’s resilience in the face of market crashes […]
Silvergate Capital Corp, one of the biggest banks in the cryptocurrency industry, said on Wednesday it was planning to wind down operations and liquidate voluntarily. MARKET REACTION Shares of crypto-related companies fell on Thursday, as the bank’s collapse sparked a crisis of confidence in the industry. Silvergate shares were down 26% while peer Signature Bank […]
An industry body set out a global framework on Thursday for trading derivatives linked to cryptoassets to avoid FTX-style collapses sowing confusion over ownership. The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published guidance for trading digital asset derivatives to clarify what happens when things go wrong in an underlying market, such as the collapse of […]
U.S. senators on Wednesday pressed Congress to regulate cryptocurrency under existing financial rules, as lawmakers scramble to rein in the troubled industry after prosecutors filed criminal charges against FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried. Lawmakers are generally in agreement that crypto firms should have greater regulation, but there are divergent views on how the industry should be […]
Goldman Sachs plans to spend tens of millions of dollars to buy or invest in crypto companies after the collapse of the FTX exchange hit valuations and dampened investor interest. FTX’s implosion has heightened the need for more trustworthy, regulated cryptocurrency players, and big banks see an opportunity to pick up business, Mathew McDermott, Goldman’s […]
The crypto market has had a disastrous first half of 2022. Bitcoin and ethereum have dropped by more than half since their all-time highs in late 2021. While there have been some tiny gains in recent weeks, the cryptocurrency market as a whole remains relatively stagnant. While no one knows for certain, some analysts believe […]
As customers withdrew billions of dollars from crypto exchange FTX one frantic Sunday this month, founder Sam Bankman-Fried worked the phones in a futile bid to raise $7 billion in emergency funds. Hunkered in his Bahamas apartment, Bankman-Fried toiled through the night, calling some of the world’s biggest investors, including Sequoia Capital, Apollo Global Management […]
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has stopped accepting deposits of FTX’s FTT token on its platform, its chief executive Changpeng Zhao said on Sunday, urging other rival exchanges to do the same. FTX, which filed for bankruptcy on Friday, was engulfed in more chaos on Saturday when the crypto exchange said it had detected unauthorized access and […]
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