Bitgo Files Lawsuit Against Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital for $100M Over ‘Intentional Breach’ of a Merger Agreement

According to statements made by the digital asset custody business and financial services provider Bitgo, the firm has filed a lawsuit against the crypto company Galaxy Digital and is seeking damages for more than $100 million. Bitgo says Galaxy’s “improper repudiation and intentional breach of its merger agreement” caused the lawsuit. Bitgo Seeks Damages From Galaxy Digital for Terminated Merger Agreement On August 16, 2022, Bitcoin.com News reported on billionaire investor Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital terminating the company’s proposed acquisition deal for the crypto asset financial services provider Bitgo. Galaxy…

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Kim Dotcom on the ‘Great Reset,’ Strong Russian Ruble Puzzles Economists, and More — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

This week, entrepreneur and activist Kim Dotcom said the “U.S. is beyond bankrupt,” and minced no words about a potential “controlled demolition of global markets.” Meanwhile, American economists are interested in the ruble’s strong performance in spite of sanctions against Russia, a new book emerges claiming to tell the “Real Story Behind Mysterious Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto,” and LUNA 2.0 drops in value from last week, while accusations against Do Kwon continue. Without further ado, this is your bite-sized digest of this week’s hottest crypto stories from Bitcoin.com News. Kim…

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Desperate LUNA Investor Arrested, New Terra Network Announced, Davos Blockchain Talk, and More — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

From a desperate investor’s ill-advised visit to Terra co-founder Do Kwon’s house resulting in an arrest, the announcement of a new Terra network, and blockchain talk at Davos, to predictions of U.S. economic collapse if inflation isn’t reigned in quickly, there’s no shortage of action-packed crypto stories this past week. Without further ado, this is the Bitcoin.com News Week in Review. LUNA Investor Arrested for Knocking on Do Kwon’s Door After Losing $2.4 Million in Terra Crash A crypto investor has been arrested after knocking on Do Kwon’s door following…

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IMF Chief Begs Investors Not to Shun All Crypto After the Collapse of LUNA, UST

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reportedly said that investors should not completely pull out of crypto after the collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). IMF Chief Has a Message for Crypto Investors After the Collapse of LUNA, UST Kristalina Georgieva, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), discussed cryptocurrency at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos Monday. She urged people not to completely shun crypto after the recent collapse of algorithmic stablecoin terrausd (UST) and cryptocurrency terra (LUNA), Bloomberg…

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Terra ‘rescue plan’ still at large as LUNA falls below $5, Bitcoin spikes to ‘$138K’ in UST

Panic appeared to set in on crypto markets overnight on May 11 as Blockchain protocol Terra failed to steady its bleeding cryptoassets. Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed both the firm’s in-house token, LUNA and stablecoin, TerraUSD (UST) seeing fresh heavy losses on the day. A dubious new “all-time high” for Bitcoin After a mass sell-off which some argued was “coordinated” to destroy the Terra ecosystem, UST lost its peg to the U.S. dollar. Attempts to shore up the peg with both LUNA and Bitcoin (BTC) reserves failed,…

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‘Kwontitative easing’ — BTC price hits $43K in UST as Terra empties $2.2B BTC bag

Bitcoin (BTC) fell below $30,000 for the first time in ten months on May 10 as turmoil at Blockchain protocol Terra continued. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin price bounces at $29,700 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD plumbing lows of $29,731 on Bitstamp. The first trip under the $30,000 mark since July 2021, overnight BTC price performance came amid both declining stock markets and fresh trouble for Terra’s United States dollar stablecoin, TerraUSD (UST). As Cointelegraph continues to report, UST saw an attack involving mass-selling…

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Terra Founder Hints at $3 Billion BTC Purchase, Explains New Bitcoin-Linked Tokenomics

Terra founder Do Kwon hinted at a future purchase of $3 billion worth of bitcoin to supply the reserves of the protocol in a recent Twitter Space shared with bitcoin enthusiast Udi Wertheimer. In the same Space, Do Kwon explained the new mechanics that the Terra ecosystem is introducing in order to use bitcoin as collateral for its flagship decentralized stablecoin, UST. Do Kwon Directs the Terra Ecosystem to Bitcoin Do Kwon, founder of Terra and Terraform Labs, made some important announcements regarding the future of the Terra…

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Rune’s upcoming mainnet launch and Terra (LUNA) integration set off a 74% rally

[ad_1] 2021 was a roller coaster of a year for THORChain (RUNE), which saw its price top out at $20.31 only to come crashing down below $4 as a series of hacks and declining interest in decentralized finance had the token limping into 2022. Data suggests that investors could be taking a closer look at Rune and a few potentially bullish factors could include the protocol’s recent integration with the Terra and Cosmos ecosystem, an upcoming mainnet launch and the attractive yields offered to liquidity providers. RUNE/USDT 4-hour chart. Source:…

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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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