Traders debate whether Solana (SOL) is a buy now that it’s down 87% from its all-time high

The crypto sector is caught in a deep correction and recent reporting shows that a majority of altcoins are more than 70% down from their 2021 highs. Solana is among that list and investors are on the fence about whether the token has strong enough fundamentals to warrant buying SOL at its current value.  Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView shows SOL is down 87.5% from its all-time high and given the current state of the market, most price breakouts fail to notch a daily higher high. SOL/USDT 1-day…

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‘Can’t stop, won’t stop’ — Bitcoin hodlers buy the dip at $20K BTC

Everyone expects another Bitcoin (BTC) capitulation event, but data suggests that mass buying has already started. In a Twitter thread on June 29, Checkmate, lead on-chain analyst at data firm Glassnode, drew attention to who in Bitcoin is really stacking sats. Shrimp or whale, Bitcoin hodlers are stacking sats Bitcoin selling has made the headlines for weeks and has even begun to include long-term holders (LTHs) — those who have been guarding their coins for 155 days or more. Speculators are not taking the blame for the current BTC price…

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ANZ’s stablecoin used to buy tokenized carbon credits

ANZ’s stablecoin A$DC has been used to buy Australian tokenized carbon credits, marking another critical test of the asset’s use cases in the local economy. In March, the “Big Four” bank became the first major Australian financial institution to mint its own stablecoin after overseeing a pilot transaction worth 30 million AUD ($20.76 million) between Victor Smorgon Group and digital asset manager Zerocap. ANZ’s stablecoin is fully collateralized by Australian dollars (AUD) held in the bank’s managed reserved account. So far, A$DC transactions have primarily been conducted over the Ethereum…

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Here’s how pro traders could use Bitcoin options to buy the $20K BTC dip

Bitcoin hit a 2022 low at $17,580 on June 18 and many traders are hopeful that this was the bottom, but (BTC) has been unable to produce a daily close above $21,000 for the past six days. For this reason, traders are uncomfortable with the current price action and the threat of many CeFi and DeFi companies dealing with the loss of user funds and possible insolvency is weighing on sentiment. The blowback from venture capital Three Arrows Capital (3AC) failing to meet its financial obligations on June 14 and…

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Buy Bitcoin or start mining? HashWorks CEO points to ‘attractive investment yield’ in BTC mining

Recently, bad news has abounded, and the resulting fear is real. DeFi is looking dead, altcoins completed their lifecycle by returning back to $0 (I guess that’s a joke), and Bitcoin’s (BTC) price fell lower than even the smartest brains in the room expected.  A unifying theme of the most recent bull market appears to have been greed. Everyone got too confident and too greedy, and it shows by the amount of debt and leverage that is being unwound as 3AC, Celsius, BlockFi and Voyager contend with the real threat…

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Binance-owned Trust Wallet adds buy option via Binance Connect

Trust Wallet, a major self-custodial cryptocurrency wallet owned by the Binance crypto exchange, has completed a significant integration to enable easier crypto purchases. The Trust Wallet platform has integrated Binance’s official fiat-to-crypto provider Binance Connect, allowing users to purchase more than 200 crypto assets directly from credit or debit cards, the firm announced to Cointelegraph on June 22. Trust Wallet’s new crypto buy option is designed to simplify the process of buying crypto, enabling verified Trust Wallet users to fund their wallet with more than 40 fiat currencies. In order…

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‘Buy Bitcoin, plant a tree, lower your time preference’: a Sequoia story

When the market falls faster than a tree in the forest, the phrases “zoom out,” and “lower your time preference,” take root. “Zoom out” refers to taking a break from the omnipresent price charts that populate news feeds and Twitter threads. Consider looking at the price of Bitcoin (BTC) over the past five years–as opposed to over the past 6,12 or 18 months. HODLing Bitcoin has far outperformed HODLing stocks over the past five years.  But what does “lower your time preference,”–popular parlance among Bitcoiners, actually mean? Commonly attributed to…

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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 continue to circulate. An even larger issue emerged on June 14 after crypto venture capital firm Three Arrows Capital (3AC) reportedly lost $31.4 million through trading on Bitfinex. Furthermore, 3AC was a known investor in…

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How to buy NFTs on Coinbase?

Not only is the number of nonfungible token (NFT) collections growing at a phenomenal rate, but so are the NFT marketplaces. Previously, NFT marketplaces were mainly decentralized applications (dApps) on various blockchains, but nowadays, crypto exchanges are also seeing the benefits of having their own NFT marketplace. This includes Coinbase, the exchange with the most users worldwide, which, of course, cannot lag behind the competition. Related: What are DApps? Everything there is to know about decentralized applications The American crypto exchange was founded in 2012 and was initially mainly involved…

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Bitcoin price falls below its ‘realized price’ but is it time to buy the dip?

On June 13, cryptocurrency prices plunged deeper into bear market territory after Bitcoin (BTC) sliced through its current trading range and briefly touched $22,600, its lowest level se since December 2020. According to BTC historical data, the market has now reached valuation metrics that show the price is severely oversold and perhaps near a bottom. Bitcoin has now fallen below its realized price, which represents the average price of every coin in supply based on the time it was last spent on-chain. Bitcoin realized price vs. actual price. Source: Glassnode…

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