DeFi protocol Voltz launches SOFR swaps on Avalanche

Decentralized finance protocol Voltz now allows Avalanche users to trade interest rate swaps of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), a benchmark dollar rate used throughout the global economy.  The new feature allows investors to hedge their exposure to interest rate changes and speculators to bet on whether the rate will go up or down, … Read more

Vladimir Putin Says West’s Attempt to ‘Crush the Russian Economy’ Did Not Succeed – Economics Bitcoin News

Last week the Russian ruble hit a seven-year high against the U.S. dollar and while analysts have downplayed the rise, one economist said people should not “ignore the exchange rate.” American economists have been perplexed about the ruble’s market performance and Russian officials have been quoted as saying that a strong ruble “makes Russian exports … Read more

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

Final Capitulation — 5 reasons why Bitcoin could bottom at $10,000

Bear markets have historically been challenging to navigate for traders and the conventional set of “reliable” indicators that determine good entry points are unable to predict how long a crypto winter might last. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent recovery back above the psychologically important price level of $20,000 was a sign to many traders that the bottom was … Read more

Ethereum price breaks out as ‘bad news is good news’ for stocks

Ethereum’s native token, Ether (ETH), gained alongside riskier assets as investors assessed weak U.S. economic data and its potential to cool down rate hike fears. Ether mirrors risk-on recovery ETH’s price climbed up to 8.31% on June 24 to $1,225, six days after falling below $880, its lowest level since January 2021. Overall, the upside … Read more

XRP price rally stalls near key level that last time triggered a 65% crash

XRP’s ongoing upside retracement risks exhaustion as its price tests a resistance level with a history of triggering a 65% price crash. XRP price rebounds 30%  XRP’s price gained nearly 30%, rising to $0.36 on June 24, four days after rebounding from $0.28, its lowest level since January 2021. The token’s retracement rally could extend to … Read more

Russian Ruble Taps 7-Year High Against the US Dollar — Economist Says ‘Don’t Ignore the Exchange Rate’ – Economics Bitcoin News

Recent news reports have detailed that Russia’s fiat currency, the ruble, was the best-performing currency worldwide and the articles explained that American economists were perplexed by the trend. On Monday, the Russian ruble rose to 55.47 per dollar, which was the highest increase since 2015. While many have dismissed the ruble’s exchange rate, Charles Lichfield, … Read more

Bitcoin price climbs to $22.5K after Fed 75 basis point hike aims to cap runaway inflation

Global financial markets were squarely focused on the U.S. Federal Reserve and its decision to raise interest rates by 75 basis points on June 15, the largest increase in 28 years as the central bank fights to tamp down the highest inflation rates in over four decades.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows … Read more

Old Bitcoin mining rigs risk ‘shutdown’ after BTC price slips under $24K

Older Bitcoin (BTC) mining rigs are finding it difficult to generate positive revenues during the ongoing crypto market decline. 75% drop in Bitcoin mining profitability The profitability of many Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) machines has dropped into the negative zone after Bitcoin’s fall below $24,000 this June 13, data fetched by F2Pool shows. Those … Read more

Bitcoin, altcoins sell-off on record-high inflation, but traders still expect BTC to consolidate

Global financial markets once again find themselves trending lower on June 10 after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at a blistering 8.6% year-over-year increase, the highest print since 1981.  The hotter-than-expected CPI print resulted in a collapse of the $30,000 support and Bitcoin (BTC) price sold off to a daily low of $28,852 … Read more