Lawsuit against stablecoin company Tether dropped

By market capitalization, the cryptocurrency “USDT” is the largest and most widely used stablecoin. The company behind it, Tether, has come under fire several times in recent years. The prosecutor’s case against the firm and exchange Bitfinex has now been dropped. Tether and Bitfinex announced that they have reached a settlement with the New York Attorney General’s Office. […]

Market review calendar week 8 – 2021

A summarizing review of what has been happening at the crypto markets of the past week. A look at trending sectors, liquidity, volatility, spreads and more. The weekly report in cooperation with market data provider Kaiko. The last 7 days in the cryptomarkets: Price Movements: Following historic all time highs and declining intraday volatility, Bitcoin […]

Coinbase IPO could lead to re-valuation of exchange tokens

Binance is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange with daily volumes averaging $20B+. Its competitors include Coinbase and Kraken, though Binance is by far the market leader for spot and derivative activity. BNB is their exchange token and has gained some attention recently. There are various ways to buy cryptoassets, an ETP is an option amongst […]

Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP-1559) Could Launch Soon

The Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP-1559) is a proposal for the Ethereum Protocol, which aims to solve the high transaction fees and inflation of Ether (ETH). According to industry insiders the controversial upgrade could be launched as soon as July. Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559 has been the most talked-about upgrade for the network since ETH 2.0 […]

Rupertus Rothenhäuser on why every bank will need a crypto asset strategy

We live in an age of digital disruption that has accelerated over the last year. Central banks are unleashing record levels of monetary stimulus, while technology continues to rapidly reshape our global economy. Thoughts on the future of digital assets by Rupertus Rothenhäuser. It has shown us that conventional thinking will not bring the answers […]

Majority of Finance Executives Not Considering Bitcoin Investment For Now

Most finance executives are not interested in Bitcoin as a corporate investment according to a recently published survey by the U.S. research firm Gartner. The reason for this among most respondents is the high volatility of the crypto asset. Although a growing number of tech companies have invested in Bitcoin in recent months, many executives do not […]