A Different Look at Crypto Market and Top Assets, How Dominated Is It?

With Bitcoin regaining market dominance of over two-thirds of the entire combined cryptocurrency capitalization, discussions regarding market share of prominent altcoins have largely left the dominant cryptocurrency discourse. Here is a different outlook on the market and on how the top cryptocurrencies stack up with the rest. Market dominance flows from alts to BTC since 2018 Market dominance between the top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization has changed over the last year. As of Aug. 19, 2018, as seen in the chart below, the three largest coins comprised 71.95% of the combined…

Bitcoin Price Is Currently Sitting in Its Historic Top 2% Range

Bitcoin has only spent 63 days in its history where it closed above current price.This was the factoid posted by crypto-analyst Ceteris Paribus on Aug. 6, along with comparative data for selected altcoins.  Which goes to show that despite unwarranted concerns from those who feel that BTC price should constantly be parabolic, Bitcoin is in rather rude health. Certainly when it comes to dominating alts. 2 months of mayhem vs. a steady climb Bitcoin has existed for 3870 days (3867 at the time of the tweet). So if only 63…

Top Staking Projects of the Crypto World Today: Report

INDX, the Tokenized Masternode Investment Fund, has calculated the top-10 proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains based on the expected yield of their tokens. The company did this by quantifying the volatility, volume, liquidity, risk and integrity. The tokens appear in order, from one to 10, based on the expected yield, as predicted by INDX’s proprietary algorithm.  Related: Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market But is Not Without Risk Proof-of-stake is a consensus method that states a person can mine or validate block transactions in…

Bitcoin Price Holds $10,000 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Movements

Saturday, Aug. 3 — the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as Bitcoin (BTC) broke the $10,750 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is currently up by 3.15% on the day, trading at around $10,778 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up by about 9.56%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said that the future of crypto is pluralist in response to a recent…

Top Predicting Signal Hits Highest Peak, Is a 50% Drop Ahead?

Bitcoin price is at a critical junction, with either a major bull run ahead or a deeper correction that could mean the bear market hasn’t yet ended. A powerful indicator called the NVT ratio – designed by one of the crypto community’s best and brightest – has been used to time the tops and bottoms of Bitcoin bubbles, and is currently showing that Bitcoin has fallen from the highest levels it’s ever reached. The last three times Bitcoin reached such high NVT levels, it feel on average 50%. Could a…

Top Coins See Mixed Signals, Bitcoin Hovers Near $9,700

Wednesday, July 24 — Most major cryptocurrencies are trading sideways, with a few experiencing minor losses today. Crypto markets are reporting mixed signals as of press time, according to data from Coin360. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 The leading cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), has been trading under the $10,000 price mark today, having lost almost 4% over the past 24 hours. At press time, BTC is trading at $9,720. Cryptocurrency data website Coinmetrics reported yesterday that the amount of BTC held in a single address unmoved for at least five years recently…

Libra Special! Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUDs of the Week

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Libra hearings: Hostility and criticism as Congress grills Facebook executive A godsend to drug dealers. More dangerous than 9/11. A global economic threat. Congress was given two days to grill the head of Facebook’s Calibra wallet, David Marcus, over the upcoming Libra cryptocurrency, and…

Bitcoin Approaches $11,000 With All Top 20 in Green

Saturday, July 20 — crypto markets have seen another upward move, with all top 20 coins by market cap seeing major gains, while Bitcoin (BTC) has approached $11,000 mark again. Market visualization from Coin360 After dipping below the $11,000 threshold on July 14, Bitcoin has approached the price point today, with its intraday high of $10,944, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The biggest cryptocurrency added 3.7% to its price to trade at $10,922 at press time. As Bitcoin has seen significant volatility this week, with its price having dipped below…

Bitcoin Price Jumps $1K In 30 Minutes to Top $10,000 Again

Bitcoin surged $1,000 in just 30 minutes during U.S. trading hours Thursday, a move that found the leading cryptocurrency rising from $9,335 to a high of $10,400, based on Bitstamp data. Prices had dropped to a low of $9,280 at 14:00 UTC, having repeatedly failed to beat the psychological resistance of $10,000 in the Asian session and during early European trading hours. But, bitcoin’s price rise is now boding well for the broader market. Names like litecoin and bitcoin SV are reporting double-digit gains at press time. Meanwhile, ethereum’s ETH token…

Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech

With regulators not “nimble” enough to adapt to the fast changing world of technology, those concerned about maintaining their online privacy should consider turning to decentralized technology, according to a leading Republican politician. In an op-ed in the New York Times on Sunday, U.S. House of Representatives minority leader Kevin McCarthy argued that it’s clear governments and regulators are not able to effectively protect citizens’ from platforms like Facebook and Google “exploiting and selling our data.” There are already in place (in the U.S., at least) laws punishing those that…