DeFi in style? Here’s how women can break into the game

There are many things to think about when entering this field: what inspires someone to do so; how blockchain technology, crypto and DeFi match with your overall personal or professional philosophy; and how one can change the life of others through promoting DeFi adoption, breaking the stigma surrounding this industry. Have you ever considered entering the decentralized world of blockchain technology? Is there anything holding you back? In the DeFi industry, the above questions could be very intimidating, but the many women who have cracked into the space are changing…

Here’s What Happened The Last Time In Bitcoin

Bitcoin has now had 7 consecutive daily green candle closes this month. There have been a couple of 7 consecutive daily candle closes. But so far there has been no eight. The last time there were 8 consecutive daily candle closes, bitcoin price saw a price run-up that saw the price moving out of the $20,000 price range into the $30,000. BTC price movements after 8 consecutive daily candlesticks | Source: Twitter The chart above outlines the movement of the market the last time this happened. The run-up had started…

Here’s why Telcoin’s (TEL) rebound eclipsed most altcoins

Last week, as Bitcoin resurged after briefly falling below $30,000, a good number of altcoins embarked on their own relief rallies. Telcoin (TEL) was among this large group of digital assets whose prices shot up on July 21.  Unlike most of its peers, however, TEL’s upward trend remained alive for the entire week, leading to a respectable 82% gain against the dollar and a 43% gain against Bitcoin (BTC) over a seven-day period.  Given the market dynamics of the time, many traders may simply attribute this performance to a marketwide…

Here’s why DinoSwap’s (DINO) TVL rose above $330M a week after launch

Decentralized finance (DeFi) remains one of the fastest-growing subsectors of the cryptocurrency ecosystem and newly launched platforms looking to grow their userbase and attract liquidity typically offer high-interest staking pools for the first few weeks after launching.  One new project that has steadily gained traction in terms of user growth and total value locked (TVL) since farming went live is DinoSwap (DINO), a Polygon network-based cross-chain protocol that rivals the likes of PancakeSwap and other automated market makers. DINO/USD 1-hour chart. Source: CoinGecko Data from CoinGecko shows DINO that saw its…

Here’s how much Musk and Saylor’s tweets influenced crypto prices in Q2

Elon Musk and Michael Saylor played a significant role in shaping crypto investor sentiment during the second quarter, underscoring just how nascent digital asset investing remains when compared with other, more established markets.  Sentiment-driven analysis from The TIE and eToro USA reveals the extent to which Musk and Saylor impacted Bitcoin (BTC) values in the second quarter. The results were presented in eToro USA’s quarterly report, titled “The True Value of Influence.” Elon Musk On average, Musk’s Bitcoin tweets were followed by a 1.6% decline in BTC’s price over the…

Here’s how altcoin futures volumes and the USD lending rate signal market crashes

Every once in a while, a new indicator pops out that can be used to detect price tops and bottoms in the market. This assertion is even more evident in cryptocurrencies because the data comes from exchanges and on-chain data extracted from the blockchain. These indicators are constantly monitored and commented on by analysts and traders. Some of the lesser-known metrics use data from altcoin derivatives volumes and the Bitfinex U.S. dollar lending rate. Altcoin volumes in futures markets indicate overheat The futures contract volume is usually triple that of,…

Here’s one way to trade Bitcoin even as BTC price teeters over an abyss

In the last 29 days, Bitcoin (BTC) has been ranging from $31,000 to $36,000 as the impact of the recent China ban and a $1.4 billion Grayscale GBTC share unlocking continue to pressure markets. China’s government implemented a series of measures to curb cryptocurrency mining and trading by ordering the immediate shut down of some operations and instructing domestic banks to suspend the bank accounts of entities involved in the industry. Meanwhile, the $21 billion trust fund Grayscale and its GBTC security is facing a troublesome period as institutional investors’…

Here’s 2 ways clever pro traders spot crypto and stock price reversals

Trading in the direction of the trend is one of the best ways to be profitable. If traders learn to spot a new trend early, it provides an opportunity to buy with a good risk to reward ratio. In addition to identifying a trend, traders should also be able to recognize when it has reversed direction. While several patterns signal a possible trend change, one of the easiest to spot is the double bottom pattern. This can help traders change their strategy when the trend reverses direction from bearish to…

Bitcoin price is down, but here’s 3 reasons why $1B liquidations are less frequent

Bitcoin (BTC) might be struggling to break the $36,000 resistance for the past three weeks, but bulls now have one less thing to worry about: cascading futures contracts liquidations. One might be under the impression that a $1 billion liquidation is usual for Bitcoin. Still, traders tend to remember the most recent exaggerated movements more than any other price shifts, especially when the price crashes and people lose money. This negativity bias means that even when various price impacts with equal intensity occur, the unpleasant emotions and events have a…

Bullish on Ethereum’s London hard fork? Here’s an options strategy pro traders use

The Ethereum network will undergo a major upgrade on Aug. 4, as the long-awaited London hard fork is expected to launch at block 12,965,000. The transition is part of a roadmap leading to the Ethereum 2.0 release, which aims to migrate the network to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism. By no longer depending on the intense energy-consumption mining, the main goal is to drastically increase the network’s capacity by using parallel processing, also known as sharding. The upcoming London upgrade will implement the critical Ethereum Improvement Proposal EIP-1559, making Ether (ETH)…