Data from the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) index showed an uptick of 0.3% in February, which lower than the 0.5% increase seen in January. Economists had projected a rise of 0.4% and the PCE data suggests that inflation is gradually showing a decreasing trend. Risky assets rallied in response to the data and some analysts
The Formula 1 car for the Williams Racing team will feature an excerpt from the Bitcoin white paper, as a result of a sponsorship deal with United States-based crypto exchange Kraken. In a March 31 tweet, Kraken showed its logo shaped like the legendary sea monster contained text from the opening of the 2008 document
The price of Solana (SOL) fell nearly 95% in 2022, partly due to its association with tainted crypto entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried and his collapsed ventures FTX and Alameda Research. But so far in 2023, things have improved for the SOL price. Solana price doubles in Q1/2023 Solana’s price has risen 104% to around $20.60 per SOL
Bitcoin (BTC) is back below $28,000 as the countdown to the monthly close keeps everyone on their toes. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView 200-week trend line among popular BTC price targets Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows BTC/USD dropping to two-day lows of $27,533 on March 31. A modest bounce means
The European arm of FTX, FTX EU has launched a website to allow European customers to submit withdrawal requests. It comes nearly five months after the global trading platform collapsed and went bankrupt in early November. The new website domain name — https://ftxeurope.eu/ — was reportedly approved by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission according
Regulation continues to be the primary concern for Bitcoin bulls, especially after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sued Binance for trading and derivatives law violations. The regulator wants Binance to repay the trading profits, revenues, salaries, commissions, loans and fees it received from US citizens, as well as paying civil penalties for the violations.
In episode 13 of Cointelegraph’s Hashing It Out podcast, Elisha Owusu Akyaw sits down with Metis co-founder Elena Sinelnikova. Metis is an Optimistic Rollup built on Ethereum to explore the world of layer-2 blockchain technology, and its potential impact on decentralization, scalability and real-world applications. Sinelnikova shares her unique insights and experiences in the rapidly evolving blockchain
Our weekly roundup of news from East Asia curates the industry’s most important developments. Binance’s secret U.S. users On Mar. 27, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charged Binance and its founder Changpeng Zhao with alleged willful evasion of federal law and operating an illegal digital assets exchange. In the 74 page complaint, the
The Ethereum Foundation has announced April 12 as the date of deployment of the much-anticipated Shanghai and Capella upgrade, together dubbed as Shapella. The upgrades will enable withdrawals from Ethereum 2.0 staking contracts. The staking contract was first launched in December 2020. It only accepted one-way deposits of ETH, which will change after the upgrade.
In this week’s episode of Market Talks, Cointelegraph welcomes Brent Xu, founder and CEO of Umee — a decentralized finance hub built on the Cosmos SDK that offers tools for macro-level borrowing and lending applications. Before founding Umee, Xu led strategy at Tendermint while setting the strategic roadmap and partnerships for the Cosmos Ecosystem. We start things
Gnosis, the team behind Gnosis Safe multi-sig and Gnosis Chain, has launched a hash oracle aggregator for blockchain bridges, according to an announcement from the company. In a conversation with Cointelegraph, Gnosis CEO Martin Köppelmann stated that the new aggregator should make bridges more secure by requiring more than one bridge to validate a withdrawal
In Cointelegraph Markets Pro’s latest VORTECS™ Report, the institutional-grade crypto trading platform displayed how its members could have captured a cumulative 390% gain by following seven trades based on four different advanced data indicators. The report depicts trading alerts generated between March 11 – 18, 2023. The potential gains available to Cointelegraph Markets Pro subscribers
Data collected by the crypto charity platform The Giving Block shows that cryptocurrency donations are set to exceed $10 billion in the next decade. According to The Giving Block’s 2023 annual report titled “Crypto Philanthropy Data, Trends & Predictions,” all-time crypto donations in the platform surpassed $125 million in 2022. Based on the data available,
The price of Arbitrum (ARB) has dropped by nearly 20% a week after establishing its record high at $1.60 on March 23. However, the Ethereum layer-2 token looks set to resume its uptrend in the coming weeks. Polygon price fractal The cues for a bullish Arbitrum token could be traced back to its Ethereum L2
Seychelles-based crypto exchange OKX has signaled its intention to expand its crypto services to Australia, a country it believes is primed to take on the next wave of crypto adoption. The trading platform explained in a March 29 statement that Australia would be a key growth market for the firm moving forward. The firm states
The price of Bitcoin (BTC) briefly tipped over $29,000 on March 30, recording a new high for the 2023 year, despite recent United States regulatory crackdowns on crypto firms and related uncertainty. According to Cointelegraph Markets Pro, the price of Bitcoin reached $29,132.82 on March 30, reaching levels seen just before the collapse of cryptocurrency