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Blockchain, Crypto

US Senators Urge Fidelity to Stop Offering Bitcoin in 401(k) Plans Citing FTX Collapse, ‘Serious Problems’ in Crypto Industry

November 22, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Three U.S. senators sent a letter to Fidelity Investments CEO Abigail Johnson Monday regarding the financial services firm’s bitcoin offerings in 401(k) retirement plans. The letter was signed by senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), and Tina Smith […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Below $16,000 Amid Increased Market Volatility

November 21, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) slipped below $16,000 to start the week, as volatility in cryptocurrency markets continued to rise. Following a high of $16,590.42 on Sunday, BTC/USD dropped to an intraday low of $15,943.14 earlier today. The move pushed the world’s […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Nears $17,000 Heading Into the Weekend

November 18, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) rebounded on Friday, as the token moved towards the $17,000 mark heading into the weekend. Following a low of $16,479.99 in Thursday’s session, BTC/USD raced to an intraday high of $16,947.06 earlier today. The move sees BTC […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Decline as USD Strengthens Following Retail Sales Data

November 17, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) fell for a second straight day, as markets continued to react to the latest U.S. retail sales report. Following the better than expected increase in consumer spending, BTC/USD slipped to a low of $16,430.11 earlier in today’s […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Lower, as Markets React to Missile Exploding in Poland

November 16, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) was back in the red on Wednesday, as markets reacted cautiously to today’s news, which saw a war missile land in Poland. Following two consecutive days of gains, BTC/USD fell lower on hump-day, hitting an intraday low […]


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Cryptopunks Climb Past Bored Ape NFT Floor Values Amid Crypto Market Carnage

November 16, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Cryptopunk Floor Values Race Ahead of Bored Ape NFTs Statistics recorded on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, indicate that Cryptopunks NFTs are now more valuable than Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFTs, as far as floor values are concerned. At 8:00 […]


Paytech, Wholesale

Fintech Talents 2022: Where are we with open finance?

November 15, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

With approximately six million users of open banking and more than 230 regulated providers, the UK has been a leader in the segment, creating a blueprint for open banking. “We should sit down and take stock of how much we’ve […]


Blockchain, Crypto

FTX collapse could mean ‘cascade’ of failures in crypto sector

November 14, 2022

Via: Fintech News

FTX, once the third largest crypto exchange by trading volume, collapsed over the past week as its native token, FTT, lost over 80 percent of its value. The firm has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and its collapse […]


Mobile payments, Paytech

Checkout.com lands major paytech deal with Sainsbury’s

November 14, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The paytech says the first stage of its “long-term innovation partnership” is the roll-out of new till-free technology. It explains: “The new Checkout.com-enabled SmartShop functionality will allow customers to pay for their shopping without having to visit a till. Instead, […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Crypto Trading Platforms Deal With Massive Withdrawal Requests — Over $5 Billion in BTC, ETH Removed From Exchanges

November 14, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

A full week has passed since the start of the FTX fiasco, and it’s safe to say the event has shaken crypto investors a great deal. Metrics show that not only are exchanges dealing with some of the highest trade […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin slumps as FTX collapse rattles crypto market

November 9, 2022

Via: Fintech News

Bitcoin prices fell over 10% on Wednesday, with the broader crypto market in freefall after a potential bankruptcy in World No. 2 exchange FTX soured sentiment towards the space, with a bailout offer by Binance doing little to soothe losses. […]


Invest tech, Markets

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Hit 2-Week Lows, Ahead of US Midterms 

November 8, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) prices fell for a third straight session on Tuesday, as traders prepared for the U.S. midterm elections. Following a high of $20,882.38 to start the week, BTC/USD slipped to an intraday low of $19,448.53 earlier today. This […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC, ETH Move Lower on Thursday, After Hawkish Fed Rate Hike

November 3, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin fell towards the $20,000 mark on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve once again moved to increase interest rates. The Fed hiked rates by 75 basis points (bps), as it chose to maintain its current hawkish policy. Ethereum, which […]


Blockchain, Crypto

Meta to Trial Minting and Selling of NFTs on Instagram

November 3, 2022

Via: The Fintech Times

Meta explained it will initially test a range of new features with a small group of creators in the US. If successful, it plans to expand to more users and countries soon. Instagram’s aim is to integrate a full end-to-end […]


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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Drops to 5-Day Low, as Fed Likely to Delay Policy Pivot

November 2, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) continued to trade below $20,800 on Wednesday, as market uncertainty remains high ahead of this afternoon’s Fed meeting. Although markets have somewhat priced in a 75 basis point hike, some are also looking for forward guidance from […]


Invest tech, Markets

Is Bitcoin Gearing Up to Exit the Current Bottom?

November 1, 2022

Via: Blockchain News

Since Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading above the psychological price of $20K, Glassnode has released its weekly on-chain report titled “Hammering Out The Bottom,” scrutinizing the stakes and the risks that may lay on the road ahead. The market insight […]


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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: ETH Above $1,600 as Markets Begin to Anticipate Fed Rate Decision

October 31, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) remained closer to $21,000 on Monday, as markets rebounded from yesterday’s sell-off. Following Sunday’s low of $20,461.72, BTC/USD surged to an intraday peak of $20,791.67 earlier today. The move sees the token edge closer to Saturday’s high […]


Invest tech, Markets, Trading

October sees lowest-ever daily trading volume for crypto products: Report

October 28, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

As the crypto market shows signs of a gradual recovery, with Bitcoin holding above the psychologically important $20,000 level after its initial crash to $17,600 in June, this month still sets a record low for an average daily aggregate product […]


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Bitcoin, Ethereum Technical Analysis: BTC Slips, Following Move Above $21,000

October 27, 2022

Via: Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) bulls moved to secure Wednesday’s gains during today’s session, as the token fell from a peak above $21,000. Yesterday saw the world’s largest cryptocurrency rally to a peak of $21,022. However, it moved to a bottom of […]


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Swiss Seba Bank launches NFT custody despite market decline

October 26, 2022

Via: Cointelegraph

The decline of the nonfungible tokens (NFT) market doesn’t seem to be a problem for the Swiss cryptocurrency-focused bank Seba as the firm now allows its customers to store NFTs. Seba Bank has launched a regulated custody platform allowing its […]