Video Games Double Down On NFTs Despite Historic Crashes

Video Games Double Down On NFTs Despite Historic Crashes

Image: Golden Sikorka (Shutterstock) We were so close. As the NFT market suffered one meteoric crash after anotherand as some crypto-based games lost money by the hundreds of millions, it seemed for a second there that the gaming industry might come to its senses. Goal no. This week alone saw two major parties unveiling a … Read more

Crypto crash: forced selling cools down; correlation with equities back in focus

Ethereum could 'take over everything', and there won't be a multi-chain future, says EY's blockchain leader

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’ll walk you through what’s going on in the current bear market. As usual, find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also reach me through email … Read more

The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto – BIS’ report

The future monetary policy is all about CBDCs, not crypto - BIS' report

(Kitco News) “Anything that crypto can do, CBDCs can do better” is the sentence that describes the Bank for International Settlements’ vision for the future monetary policy system. The future of money is all about central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), not crypto. And that’s because of all the flaws that cryptocurrencies … Read more

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame?

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who's to blame?

With investors worldwide looking at a $1.5 trillion in recent cryptocurrency losses, a blizzard of class-action lawsuits are being prepared. One big question is: who, if anyone, is to blame? See: Bitcoin slumps below $20,000 as cryptocurrency rout rolls on US federal regulators say 46,000 people have reported losing $1bn in crypto to scams since … Read more

Crypto weekend meltdown: Bitcoin price touches $17k, Ethereum below $900 as renewed selloff sends prices spiraling

Crypto weekend meltdown: Bitcoin price touches $17k, Ethereum below $900 as renewed selloff sends prices spiraling

(Kitco News) The crypto space faced another sharp selloff during the weekend as Bitcoin plunged below $18,000 and Ethereum dropped below $900. The overall crypto market cap plummeted to $847 billion, down nearly 10% on the day. Bitcoin hit $17,677, the lowest level since November 2020, and Ethereum fell to a … Read more

Bitcoin’s Price Falls Below $20,000

Bitcoin's Price Falls Below $20,000

The price of bitcoin lurched below $20,000, and below a level widely monitored by cryptocurrency enthusiasts, as a brutal selloff in crypto showed no signs of abating. Bitcoin fell as low as $18,739.50 and stayed below $20,000 on Saturday, according to CoinDesk, losing 72% of its value from its high in November. Concerns about the … Read more

Bitcoin’s Price Falls Below $20,000

Bitcoin's Price Falls Below $20,000

The price of bitcoin has fallen below the key psychological level of $20,000 as a brutal selloff in cryptocurrencies deepened. Bitcoin fell momentarily to $18,739.50 and stayed below $20,000 on Saturday, according to CoinDesk, losing 72% of its value from its high in November. Concerns about the Federal Reserve’s actions to tame higher-than-expected inflation have … Read more

A Crypto Bankruptcy Could Be Investors’ Nightmare

A Crypto Bankruptcy Could Be Investors' Nightmare

The cryptocurrency market’s latest swoon is giving investors a painful lesson about the risks of trading digital tokens through intermediaries. In a bankruptcy restructuring, crypto investors would be navigating uncharted territory. “What can safely be predicted is that there will be litigation, and there will be delay,” said Adam Levitin, a law professor at Georgetown … Read more

Crypto Hedge Fund Three Arrows Capital Considers Asset Sales, Bailout

Crypto Hedge Fund Three Arrows Capital Considers Asset Sales, Bailout

Cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund Three Arrows Capital Ltd. has hired legal and financial advisers to help work out a solution for its investors and lenders, after suffering heavy losses from a broad market selloff in digital assets, the firm’s founders said on Friday. “We have always been believers in crypto and we still are,” Kyle Davies, … Read more

US Stocks Rise as Volatile Trading Persists

US Stocks Rise as Volatile Trading Persists

US stocks were higher Friday, putting major indexes on course to extend the whipsaw moves that have injected fresh volatility into markets this week. The S&P 500 rose 0.7%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.3%, and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.4%. All three major indexes fell Thursday, closing at their lowest levels since 2020. … Read more