Bitcoin drops below $40K for first time in 3 months as fear set to ‘accelerate’

[ad_1] Bitcoin (BTC) fell below the landmark $40,000 mark for the first time since September 2021 on Jan. 10, heightening a rout that began six weeks ago. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bollinger bands step in Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD encountering predictable volatility as bears finally steered the market back into the $30,000 zone. The move had been long preempted, with forecasts even calling for an identical floor to that of July — just below $30,000. “And we’re dipping into the $40K region for…

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Ether drops below $3,800, but traders are unwilling to short at current levels

[ad_1] Even though Ether (ETH) reached a $4,870 all-time high on Nov. 10, bulls have little reason to celebrate. The 290% gains year-to-date have been overshadowed by Dec.’s 18% price drop. Still, Ethereum’s network value locked in smart contracts (TVL) increased nine-fold to $155 billion. Looking at the past couple of months’ price performance chart doesn’t really tell the whole story, and Ether’s current $450 billion market capitalization makes it one of the world’s top 20 tradable assets, right behind the two-century-old Johnson & Johnson conglomerate. Ether/USD price at FTX.…

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Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman’s Thirty-Five Ventures to create NFT drops with Coinbase

[ad_1] On Wednesday, Thirty Five Ventures, a venture capital firm co-founded by NBA star Kevin Durant and sports manager Rich Kleiman, announced a business partnership with Coinbase. Under the agreement, Thirty Five Ventures will work jointly with Coinbase to create nonfungible tokens, or NFT, drops, storytelling content about NFTs and crypto, as well as showcasing Coinbase’s recent growth in the sector. According to the announcement, there will additionally be a philanthropic integration with the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation. Coinbase is currently the third-largest centralized cryptocurrency exchange in the world by trading…

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Snoop drops ‘Decentralized Dogg’ NFT like it’s hot

[ad_1] Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg has debuted his first nonfungible token (NFT) collaboration with artist Ryan Colditz (Coldie) in the final release of the Decentral Eyes Portrait Series. The “Decentralized Dogg” NFT was minted on SuperRare on Nov 29 at 7:15 PM UTC and will be on auction until Dec 3. SuperRare is a digital NFT marketplace that caters to buyers willing to pay up for more exclusive pieces. The NFT is a stereoscopic 3D collage of 10 different portraits of Snoop Dogg from various stages throughout his life, underscored…

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Bitcoin drops below $54K, stocks sell-off after new COVID-19 variant emerges

[ad_1] Crypto exchange Deribit is the absolute leader in the Bitcoin (BTC) options markets, and on Nov. 24, the 25% delta skew indicator signaled that sentiment among pro traders was becoming “more bearish overall.” We’ve seen 25-Delta put skew moved from around 0% to almost 10-15% pending time to expiry since beginning of Nov implying a more bearish overall sentiment. Premiums for downward protection are getting more expensive.In the short term, this expiry has a Max pain of $58k. https://t.co/jhpT1riX3g — Deribit (@DeribitExchange) November 24, 2021 Bitcoin price appears to…

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Crypto recovers on positive Fed and Evergrande news, then drops amid China FUD; Sorare and Dapper Labs raised a combined $930M: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 19-25

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, 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 Crypto markets soar after Fed commits to printing and Evergrande plans to pay its debt The crypto markets were showing signs of recovery during the week as the U.S. Federal Reserve committed to carrying on its spending habits, while Chinese real estate giant Evergrande…

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