Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

With BTC transaction activity slowing and Filecoin miners striking, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin’s transaction activity has cooled amid the recent lull in price action – and that’s hurting miners’ earnings.  Some of the largest Filecoin miners stopped mining on Saturday, complaining the project’s mining incentive scheme has […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2020

With BTC dropping, OKEx halting withdrawals and Filecoin launching, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! While market sentiment may remain temporarily weak after the OKEx news, a price crash looks unlikely.   Withdrawals are suspended as a key holder is “out of touch,” preventing withdrawal authorizations. Nigerian authorities are developing a […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 15, 2020

With bitcoin falling back towards $11K and news out of CoinDesk’s invest: ethereum economy conference, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Today’s stories: The search for profit is likely to intensify with amount of global debt offering negative yields more than doubling in the past seven months This special edition […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 14, 2020

With bitcoin traders eyeing $12K and Litecoin pivoting to privacy, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin’s record hashrate indicates fundamentals are stronger than ever, according to Skew Markets.  Other payment companies will also likely follow in Square’s footsteps or risk getting shut out of a growing segment, JPMorgan wrote. Litecoin […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 13, 2020

With BTC on its longest winning streak in more than a year and governments around the world working to craft a global CBDC framework, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin’s six-day run of gains has shifted the focus to psychological hurdle of $12,000. Some analysts are looking even higher. […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 12, 2020

With BTC back above $11K and China giving away its new digital currency, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Despite a dip today, bitcoin has crossed into bullish territory with the biggest weekly gain since July. BitMEX, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange recently charged by U.S. authorities for offering illegal trading […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 6, 2020

As traders remain hopeful and mainstream investment funds increase their exposure to bitcoin miners, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Today’s stories: Options market data suggests the longer-term path of least resistance for bitcoin is to the higher side.  Stock of three major cryptocurrency mining firms are appearing in Fidelity, […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 5, 2020

With interest in bitcoin futures falling to their lowest level since May, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Institutional interest in bitcoin futures has plummeted as the DeFi explosion made carry trades less attractive, said Bequant’s Denis Vinokourov.  Miners generated an estimated $328 million in September. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton expressed […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 2, 2020

With Pres. Trump testing positive and a systemically important exchange in deep trouble, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! The cryptocurrency and Asian stock markets dumped early Friday after U.S. Pres. Donald Trump announced he and his wife had tested positive to COVID-19. Developers will take a second whack at […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 30, 2020

With bitcoin trading in an unusually tight range and DeFi darling SushiSwap suffering shrinkage, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Chainlink’s LINK has been the worst-performing digital asset in September in the CoinDesk 20, during an ugly month across cryptocurrency markets. Uniswap challenger SushiSwap is continue to lose vital liquidity, […]

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