These Are the Crypto Economy’s 5 Most Expensive Assets per Unit in August 2022

On July 18, 2021, Bitcoin.com News researched the top five most expensive crypto assets and at that time there were two digital currencies worth five digits in value, two tokens worth four digits in U.S. dollar value, and one valued at three digits. Today, a lot has changed but currently, bitcoin and the token yearn finance are still the only two tokens with five-digit USD price values, and there’s a total of five crypto assets below them trading for four-digit prices. The Top Crypto Assets by Price per Unit in…

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70 to 90% Down — Crypto Economy’s Decline Shakes Out $2 Trillion in 8 Months

During the past eight months, crypto assets have shed enormous value against fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar. Bitcoin has shed 69% since the leading crypto asset’s all-time high on November 10, 2021, when the digital currency’s value tapped $69K per unit. The crypto economy has seen some healing as the market capitalization of all 13,413 tokens in existence is hovering just below the $1 trillion mark. Today’s Top 10 Crypto Assets Have Lost 70 to 90% in USD Value At the time of writing the entire crypto-economy is worth…

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Binance launches Binance Bridge 2.0 to integrate CeFi and DeFi

On March 29, centralized cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced the rollout of Binance Bridge 2.0. The feature enables users to bridge assets from any blockchain, including from tokens not listed on the Binance app, to the BNB Chain. Bridged tokens listed on Binance will be stored in the Funding or Spot Wallet, while unlisted bridged tokens will be transferred to the Funding Wallet only. Users can bridge-in or bridge-out tokens between their native blockchains and BNB Chain via regular deposit and withdrawal functions. In the future, Binance also plans to create…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, SOL, XRP, LUNA, DOGE, DOT, AVAX

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins are turning down from overhead resistance levels, indicating that the sentiment remains negative and traders are selling on every available opportunity. Decentrader analyst Philip Swift said that the on-chain spent profit output ratio (SOPR) metric, which aggregates the price of purchase versus price sold during a given period, indicates that traders are selling their Bitcoin holdings for a loss. Another metric that is worrying traders is the funding rates, which has further slipped into the negative territory following comments by the U.S. Federal…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, ADA, SOL, XRP, LUNA, DOT, AVAX, DOGE

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s (BTC) volatility has been shrinking in the past few days. The standard deviation of daily Bitcoin returns for the last 30 and 60 days as calculated by the Bitcoin Volatility Index is at 2.63%, the least volatile it has been since November 2020. Generally, tight ranges are followed by strong price expansions. In 2020, the low volatility period in November was followed by a sharp rally in mid-December, which resulted in a supercycle that carried the price all the way to $64,854 on April 14, 2021. Daily cryptocurrency…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, DOT, AVAX, DOGE

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins appear to have started a relief rally. Glassnode data suggests that Bitcoin addresses with a non-zero balance have risen to about 40 million, indicating increasing adoption by retail traders. Edelman Financial Engines founder Ric Edelman said that the number of Americans owning Bitcoin could rise from 24% currently to one-third by 2022. He expects this to happen as “Bitcoin is becoming more and more mainstream. People are hearing about it everywhere — it isn’t going away.” Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source: Coin360 The…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, AVAX, MATIC

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) witnessed a roller coaster ride in 2021 and even though BTC has corrected sharply from its all-time high at $69,000, the digital asset is still up by 60% year-to-date. During the same period, gold has dropped more than 5%.  With inflation soaring in the United States and several other parts of the world, Bitcoin’s outperformance over gold shows that investors may be considering it to be a better hedge against inflation when compared to gold. During the year, the total crypto market capitalization surged to about $3…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, AVAX, DOT, DOGE

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) and most major altcoins are attempting a rebound off their respective support levels, indicating that buyers continue to accumulate on dips. Data from Coinglass shows that 9,925 Bitcoin left Coinbase Pro, the professional trading arm of Coinbase, on Dec. 30, a possible sign of institutional buying. This is in sharp contrast to the strong inflows seen in Binance and OKEx. Several analysts believe that institutional buying could pick up in January. Economist and trader Alex Krüger expects a Bitcoin rally in early January based on fund flows.…

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BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, LUNA, AVAX, DOT, DOGE

[ad_1] The S&P 500 is trading near its all-time high but Bitcoin (BTC) has plunged about 30% from its all-time high at $69,000. Even after the sharp drop, Bitcoin is up 63%, year-to-date, outperforming the S&P 500, which is up about 30% in 2021. Gold, which is popular as a hedge against inflation, is down roughly 7% this year. Arcane research said in its report that Bitcoin’s outperformance in the high inflationary environment shows that “Bitcoin has proven itself to be an excellent inflation hedge.” Daily cryptocurrency market performance. Source:…

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