Biden Signs Executive Order Establishing National Crypto Policy Across 6 Key Priorities – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] U.S. President Joe Biden has signed a “historic” executive order on crypto assets, establishing “a national policy for digital assets across six key priorities,” the White House stated. The executive order outlines “the first-ever, whole-of-government approach to addressing the risks and harnessing the potential benefits of digital assets and their underlying technology.” President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Crypto Signed U.S. President Joe Biden signed a long-awaited executive order on crypto Wednesday, according to an announcement by the White House. Biden was expected to sign the executive order at…

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BTC Surge Stalls at Key Resistance Level – Market Updates Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Following Tuesday’s price surge, bitcoin was trading lower during today’s session, as markets hit a key resistance point. This comes as ETH was once again trading below the $3,000 level. As of writing, the crypto market cap is down 1.87%. Bitcoin BTC bulls ran into a stumbling block on Wednesday, as traders appeared to once again short the world’s largest cryptocurrency. Following a high of $44,793.60 yesterday, BTC/USD hit an intraday low of $43,307.96 earlier in today’s session. BTC is down 2.42% on the day, as of writing, and…

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2 key Bitcoin price metrics suggest BTC is primed to reclaim $40,000

[ad_1] Cryptocurrencies had a volatile week after Bitcoin’s (BTC) sudden crash to $33,000 on Jan. 24. However, the sharp 9% drop fully recovered within 8 hours after BTC price regained the $36,000 support. On Jan. 26, Bitcoin rallied to $38,960 but it could not sustain the level and corrected by 8.8% in the following 8 hours. When factoring in the recent ups and downs, Bitcoin managed to only gain a meager 1.6% over the past seven days. Even with the considerable price swings, the aggregate futures contracts liquidations were relatively…

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Key policy issues around crypto mining in the U.S.

[ad_1] On Jan. 27, a group of eight U.S. lawmakers, led by Senator Elizabeth Warren, sent letters to the world’s six largest Bitcoin mining companies, demanding to reveal the detailed data on their electricity consumption. This isn’t the first time Senator Warren requested this information from a mining operation — last month a similar letter was sent to Greenidge Generation, which uses a natural gas plant to power its facility. These moves highlight the increasing regulatory pressure on crypto mining businesses in the United States. But, as last week’s Congress…

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AscendEX reopened after $80m hack, Huobi suffers key personnel departures, and government officials punished for mining activities – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   Limping out of 2021 Last week we thought we had hit rock bottom for Chinese exchanges, as Bitmart was on the unfortunate end of a $150m hack. This week, it was more of the same, as AscendEX lost $80m to a similar style of theft affecting its Ethereum, BSC and Polygon hot wallet. On December 16, AscendEX released…

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After a 273% rally, this key indicator signaled that CELO price was overextended

[ad_1] Now that altcoin season is upon us again, multiple tokens are witnessing illustrious price hikes every day. In a sideways market, a key skill for a trader is the ability to anticipate when an asset will break out — and when everything is green, knowing when the rallies are coming to an end becomes equally essential. This week, CELO embarked on a flash rally that generated an almost vertical line on its price chart, but then it quickly faded without ushering in a strong second wave. Aside from keeping…

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Analysts say this key metric suggests an altcoin season is at hand

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s (BTC) 65% recovery from sub-$29,500 on July 20 to a swing high of $48,200 on Aug. 14 took less than a month and helped bring fresh bullish momentum back to the crypto market and to traders who were dreading the prospect of another prolonged bear market. Currently, the BTC rally has stalled out near the $46,000 price level, and this phase of sideways trading is giving altcoins an opportunity to step forward. As shown in the chart below, the total market capitalization of the altcoin market has risen…

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Here are 2 key price indicators every crypto trader should know

[ad_1] Technical analysis, the study of chart patterns, is a tool that helps traders increase their edge over others. This is done by keeping the trader on the right side of the trend and providing warnings when the trend is about to reverse. There are many indicators and patterns that can accomplish this task but there is no one particular indicator that fits the bill for all market conditions. Therefore, traders prefer to use a combination of indicators, which come in handy both during trending and range-bound markets. However, this…

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2 key Ethereum price metrics prove pro traders are behind ETH’s new highs

[ad_1] As Ether (ETH) made a $2,800 all-time on April 29, so did its futures open interest. The $8.5 billion figure marks a 52% monthly increase and shows robust trading activity behind the meteoric price rise. Some analysts might dismiss Ether derivatives, considering CME’s future has $355 million in open interest compared to Bitcoin’s $2.4 billion. However, Ether contracts were only launched a couple of months ago. Both FTX and Deribit require 100% full-KYC for their clients, and these markets hold a combined $2 billion in ETH open interest. Ether…

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Bitcoin bulls are confident even as a key BTC price metric hits a new low

[ad_1] Newer traders might be unaware of this, but investors can also borrow BTC to margin trade a short position, thus betting on the price downside. This is why some analysts monitor the BTC, and USDT total lending amounts to gain insight into whether investors are leaning bullish or bearish. Interestingly, data shows that even as Bitcoin price aims for a new all-time high, the BTC to USDT borrow ratio reached its lowest level since Nov. 20 at OKEx. While this figure still favors bulls, it raises questions about what…

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