Category: Crypto News

Blockchain and crypto will challenge current finance, Nigeria VP says

Blockchain and crypto will challenge current finance, Nigeria VP says

Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, delivered a speech at an economic summit on Friday in which he spoke positively of crypto and blockchain.  “There is no question that blockchain technology generally, and cryptocurrencies in particular, will in the coming years, challenge traditional banking, including reserve banking, in ways that we cannot yet imagine,” Osinbajo said […]

Increasing stock market volatility drags Bitcoin and altcoin prices lower

Increasing stock market volatility drags Bitcoin and altcoin prices lower

The cryptocurrency market faced another day of downward pressure as the unease in the traditional markets continues to spread following the recent interest rate spike on the 10-year U.S. Treasury bond.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) fell to a low at $44,710 late on Feb. 25 before […]

Alpha Finance Lab rallies after integrating with Compound and Binance Smart Chain

Alpha Finance Lab rallies after integrating with Compound and Binance Smart Chain

Alpha Finance Lab (ALPHA) experienced a price breakout on Feb. 25 as a series of significant partnerships has brought renewed interest in the cross-chain DeFi platform.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that following the announcements, ALPHA price surged to $1.78 but Bitcoin’s recent struggle to hold $50,000 as support led to a sell-off […]

NFTs based on STARZ show ‘American Gods’ coming soon from Curio

NFTs based on STARZ show ‘American Gods’ coming soon from Curio

Curio, a platform which sells non fungible tokens, is helping to bring to life NFTs based on the TV series American Gods. The show is based on a novel of the same name by author Neil Gaiman.  “We are working with Fremantle on creating officially licensed digital collectibles for the hit TV show American Gods, which […]

Law Decoded: Loose ends and long dramas, Feb. 19–26

Law Decoded: Loose ends and long dramas, Feb. 19–26

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law. Editor’s note One day in the not-so-distant future, the curious experience of episodic television with its week-by-week gaps will be a weird thing that old people strain themselves not to talk about around the youths, until […]

SEC’s Division of Examinations issues Risk Alert on digital assets

SEC’s Division of Examinations issues Risk Alert on digital assets

The Security and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations published on Friday a blueprint for investment managers and institutions on how the division will inspect the handling of crypto assets, or “digital asset securities,” moving forward.  The division (formerly the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations) is the second-largest wing of the SEC and is tasked […]

Cardano is now a top-three cryptocurrency as ADA price soars 27% in 24 hours

Cardano is now a top-three cryptocurrency as ADA price soars 27% in 24 hours

Cardano’s Ada received a fresh wave of optimism and buying volume on Feb. 26 that pushed its price to a new all-time high of $1.29, making it the third-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView shows that Ada surged 27% from a low of $0.98 during the early trading hours on Feb. 26 […]

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