What bear market? This token is quietly making new highs, up 300% against Bitcoin in 2022

Unus Sed Leo (LEO) has not only survived the crypto market bloodbath in the first half of 2022, but has actually posted major gains, bucking the big crypto crash. LEO beats crypto kingpin Bitcoin LEO, a utility token used across the iFinex ecosystem, finished the first half of 2022 against Bitcoin at 32,793 satoshis, up … Read more

Report: Bitmex, Deribit Liquidate 3AC’s Positions — Negativity Continues to Plague the Crypto Hedge Fund – Bitcoin News

Two days ago, Bitcoin.com News reported on the crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) after reports claimed that the company was allegedly struggling with financial hardship and possible insolvency. Now the crypto firm Finblox is feeling the effects of 3AC’s troubles, and a few digital currency companies have liquidated the hedge fund’s leveraged positions. … Read more

Large Bitcoin liquidations mean one man’s pain is another man’s pleasure — Time to buy the dip?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been unable to restore the $24,000 support since Celsius, a popular staking and lending platform, paused withdrawals from its platform on June 13. A growing number of users believe Celsius mismanaged its funds following the collapse of the Anchor Protocol on the Terra (LUNA; now LUNC) ecosystem and rumors of its insolvency … Read more

Tether is ‘instrument of freedom’ and ‘Bitcoin onramp,’ says Bitfinex CTO

On a sun-splashed day in the Swiss Alps, the chief technology officer of Bitfinex and Tether, Paolo Ardoino, shed light on the Plan B Lugano strategy, Tether as an onramp into Bitcoin (BTC) and —crucially — his favorite pizza toppings.  Fresh off the plane from Norway, where Ardoino attended an increasingly Bitcoiner-friendly event, the Oslo … Read more

Bitfinex Bitcoin longs hit a record-high, but does that mean BTC has bottomed?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been unable to close above $32,000 for the past 28 days, frustrating bulls and pushing the Fear and Greed index to bearish levels below 10. Even with today’s small boost, the tech-heavy Nasdaq stock market index is down 24% year-to-date. Investors who keep a close eye on regulatory development were possibly scared … Read more

Top 3 cryptocurrencies that are faring the best in the 2022 bear market

The crypto market has been in decline over the past six months with its valuation dropping from over $3 trillion in November 2021 to $1.23 trillion in May 2022. Fears over persistently higher inflation, the Federal Reserve’s hawkish response to it, and the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia prompted investors to limit their exposure … Read more

Tether CTO: Terra wasn’t a rug pull, it was a poorly designed ‘castle of cards’

Tether and Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino said that the Terra (LUNA) project was not intended to be a rug pull, but was simply “poorly designed.” Speaking on the Terra ecosystem’s market-shattering crash, Ardoino likened its algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) to a “castle of cards” that was due to fall at any time. Many in the … Read more