Solana Shows Bullish Signs Ahead Of 1D Breakout, Can Price Go To $45?

Solana (SOL) develops bullish sentiments against tether (USDT), as the price of Solana (SOL) seeks to rise with an impending breakout above the current resistance. Bitcoin (BTC) gained significant strength after closing the weekly candle on a high note, with the price remaining above $21,700 for the first time in weeks. Most crypto assets, including Solana (SOL), have benefited from this, with the price aiming to break out. (Data from Binance) Solana (SOL) Price Analysis On The Weekly Chart  Weekly SOL Price Chart | Source: SOLUSDT On Tradingview.com The price…

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Huobi Obtains License to Operate in the British Virgin Islands, States There Is No Timetable for Expansion Into the United Kingdom Yet

  Huobi’s affiliate Brtuomi Worldwide is one of the first exchanges in the British Overseas Territory to offer compliant crypto derivatives and trading services. In addition, Huobi, a major cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding its worldwide presence by entering the British Virgin Islands, a British Overseas Territory. Huobi stated on Friday that it had obtained an investing company license from the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC). The permission enables Huobi to run a virtual asset exchange through its subsidiary Brtuomi Worldwide Limited (BWL). BWL intends to provide various crypto…

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Starbucks Announces New NFT Utility For Coffee Members

Starbucks The nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, are created on Polygon’s proof-of-stake blockchain. Starbucks said on Monday that its U.S. members would be able to earn and purchase digital collectible stamps in the form of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. Each collectible digital stamp, dubbed “Starbucks Odyssey,” will have its ownership validated on the blockchain and will carry a point value depending on its rarity. Members’ points will rise as they collect more stamps, giving them access to exclusive activities. Starbucks claims the incentives range from a virtual espresso martini-making workshop to…

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Blockchain Association unveils BA PAC to support pro-crypto from both US parties

United States-based trade group Blockchain Association announced Monday that it had formed a political action committee, to be called BA PAC, thus joining an industry trend to attempt to exert greater influence on candidates as they approach the midterm elections in November. The Blockchain Association, founded in 2019, has 90 members, according to its website, which include many of the leading names in the industry. Binance is a notable exception, as it withdrew from the association in April to lobby Congress on its own. The association’s stated aim is “to…

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Abra announces plans for US bank supporting digital assets

Cryptocurrency trading platform Abra said it was “in the process of” establishing a United States-based state-chartered bank allowing clients to deposit digital assets. In a Monday announcement, Abra said the bank, named Abra Bank, would be regulated to operate within the U.S. and give customers the ability to use digital assets in seemingly the same way as fiat at traditional banks. The company also planned to launch Abra International, a digital asset-focused business based outside the U.S. “The best way to become the default Web3 wallet and crypto bank for…

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Time for a breakout? Bitcoin price pushes at key resistance near $23K

On Sept. 12, Bitcoin is doing Bitcoin things as usual. Since Sept. 9 the price has broken out nicely, booking a near 16% gain and rallying into the long-term descending trendline which appears to have resistance at $23,000.  BTC/USDT 1-day chart. Source: TradingView Perhaps BTC and the wider market are turning bullish ahead of the Ethereum Merge which is scheduled for Sept. 14, or maybe the elusive bottom is finally in. Weekly chart data from TradingView shows that on June 27 and Aug. 15, Bitcoin’s relative strength index had dropped…

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Brother of former Coinbase employee pleads guilty to charges related to insider trading: Report

Nikhil Wahi, who was arrested for allegedly working with his brother and an associate on a scheme to commit insider trading using crypto, has reportedly entered a guilty plea for wire fraud conspiracy charges. According to a Monday report from Reuters, Wahi admitted to authorities during a virtual hearing that he used confidential information obtained from Coinbase to make profits from trading crypto. Wahi’s brother Ishan worked as a product manager at Coinbase, during which time he allegedly shared information regarding the launch dates of tokens with his brother and…

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Cryptocurrency is picking up as an instrument for tyranny

Proponents paint Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies as antidotes to totalitarian governments and central banks. Simultaneously, international corporations and startups alike have designed blockchain platforms and products that could be used on behalf of totalitarian governments and central banks.  Microsoft body activity data One example is Microsoft, which applied for a patent for a cryptocurrency system using body activity data. As part of the cryptocurrency mining process, the cryptocurrency system gives a task to your device, instructing you to complete a “human body activity.” A sensor in the user’s device…

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Bitcoin and altcoins pop to the upside, but upcoming macro events could cap the rally

The 13% gains in the six days leading to Sept. 12 brought the total crypto market capitalization closer to $1.1 trillion, but this was not enough to break the descending trend. As a result, the overall trend for the past 55 days has been bearish, with the latest support test on Sept. 7 at a $950 billion total market cap. Total crypto market cap, USD. Source: TradingView An improvement in traditional markets has accompanied the recent 13% crypto market rally. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index gained 6.2% since Sept. 6…

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