Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, SHIB, MATIC, ATOM, APE

Traders are taking a hands-off approach to Bitcoin and altcoins until BTC successfully flips the $20,000 level back to support. The bears are attempting to sink Bitcoin (BTC) below $19,000 to further cement their advantage over the crypto market. Analysts watching Bitcoin’s MVRV-Z Score, a metric which measures how high or low Bitcoin’s price is … Read more

Ignite CEO announces departure after seven years

Peng Zhong, the chief executive officer of Ignite — formerly Tendermint and backer of the Cosmos ecosystem — has announced he will be leaving the firm. In a Friday tweet to his more than 20,000 followers, Zhong said July 1 will be his last day at Ignite, where he has been working as CEO since … Read more

Biggest Movers: MATIC Climbs 25%, Re-Enters Crypto Top 20  – Market Updates Bitcoin News

MATIC moved back into the cryptocurrency top 20 on Thursday, as prices rose by over 25% in today’s session. The token replaced FTT, which entered the list following declines in MATIC on Wednesday. ATOM also rose today, hitting a 12-day high in the process. Polygon (MATIC) MATIC was one of the standout movers in crypto … Read more

dYdX moves to Cosmos-based blockchain for V4 to optimize decentralization and trading flow

On Thursday, crypto derivatives platform dYdX, which is currently built on Ethereum Layer 2, announced that it would be moving to a standalone blockchain based on the Cosmos SDK and Tendermint proof-of-stake consensus for its V4 update. The firm cites the Cosmos blockchain’s decentralization and performance as reasons for being a “best fit” for building … Read more

Attackers loot $5M from Osmosis in LP exploit, $2M returned soon after

Osmosis, a decentralized exchange (DEX) built on the Cosmos network, was halted just before 3:00 am EST on Wednesday after attackers exploited a liquidity provider (LP) bug to the tune of roughly $5 million. The bug was first identified in a Reddit post on the official Cosmos Network page. The user, Straight-Hat3855, brought attention to a “serious … Read more

Binance US Adds Staking Services for 7 Different Crypto Assets – Bitcoin News

Binance US is now offering crypto staking services and the firm details that seven digital currencies are currently available with annual percentage yields (APYs) up to 18%. Customers can earn yields on proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies that include binance coin, solana, avalanche, livepeer, graph, cosmos, and audius. Binance US Adds Staking Services On Twitter, Binance US … Read more

Two more spot crypto ETFs launch on Australian markets

A further two cryptocurrency-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have launched on the Cboe Australia exchange on June 7 bringing the total amount of crypto ETFs available to Australian traders to six. The Canada-based 3iQ Digital Asset Management (3iQ) launched two spot ETFs, the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin (BTC) Feeder ETF and the 3iQ CoinShares Ether (ETH) Feeder … Read more

These are the least ‘stable’ stablecoins not named TerraUSD

The recent collapse of once the third-largest stablecoin, TerraUSD (UST), has raised questions about other fiat-pegged tokens and their ability to maintain their pegs. Stablecoins’ stability in question Stablecoin firms claim that each of their issued tokens is backed by real-world and/or crypto assets, so they behave as a vital component in the crypto market, … Read more

Biggest Movers: ATOM Falls Towards Multi-Week Low, as GRT Extends Recent Losses – Market Updates Bitcoin News

ATOM fell towards a three-week low on Thursday, as crypto markets were victim to yet another red wave. Overall, markets are down nearly 5% as of writing, with GRT dropping by almost 10% lower on the day. Cosmos (ATOM) ATOM dropped towards a three-week low during Thursday’s session, as global crypto markets were nearly 5% … Read more

Cosmos price rebounds 45% in one week despite Terra’s debacle — what’s next for ATOM?

Cosmos (ATOM) emerges as the biggest gainer among the top cryptocurrencies this May 20, brushing aside the fears about its association with Terra (LUNA), an algorithmic stablecoin project whose market valuation fell by 99% last week. Cosmos TVL down from $10M to $155K ATOM’s price increased by over 10% intraday to almost $12. The gains … Read more