Data shows Bitcoin and altcoins at risk of a 20% drop to new yearly lows

After the rising wedge formation was broken on Aug. 17, the total crypto market capitalization quickly dropped to $1 trillion and the bulls’ dream of recouping the $1.2 trillion support, last seen on June 10, became even more distant.  Total crypto market cap, USD billion. Source: TradingView The worsening conditions are not exclusive to crypto […]

Crypto conspiracy theories abound, but prop traders are just doing its job

Alameda Research is a cryptocurrency trading firm and liquidity provider founded by crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). Before founding his firm in 2017, SBF spent three years as a trader at the quantitative proprietary trading giant Jane Street Capital, which specializes in equity and bonds. In 2019, SBF founded the crypto derivatives and exchange FTX, […]

Crypto hodlers may not get richer from mainstream adoption — Goldman Sachs

Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency adoption may not necessarily make its price higher in dollar terms, Goldman Sachs argues. In a note seen by Bloomberg published Thursday, the international banking giant claimed that mainstream acceptance of crypto assets would increase their correlation to other mainstream asset classes. Goldman: Adoption is “double-edged sword” In a view contrary […]

Bitcoin $100K possible by chipping away at gold’s market share: Goldman Sachs

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to close 2021 above the long-expected $100,000 level, but experts believe the psychological horizon is still achievable by taking gold’s market share, albeit over a more extended period. In a note released to investors on Tuesday, Goldman Sachs co-head of global FX and EM strategy Zach Pandl hypothesized that if the largest […]