Ethereum Trims Gains, Why ETH Remains At Risk Below $1,100

Ethereum is struggling below $1,100 against the US Dollar. ETH could continue lower below the $1,000 support unless there is a clear move above the $1,100 zone. Ethereum remained in a bearish zone below $1,120 and $1,100 levels. The price is now trading below $1,120 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1,030 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could decline again unless there is a clear move above the $1,100…

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MakerDAO looks to invest $500M into ‘minimal risk’ treasuries and bonds

MakerDAO is currently voting on a proposal aimed at helping it weather the bear market and utilize untapped reserves by investing 500 million Dai (DAI) stablecoins into a combination of United States treasuries and bonds. Following a straw poll in a governance Signal Request, the decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) members now must decide whether the dormant DAI should go entirely into short-term treasuries or split 80% into treasuries and 20% into corporate bonds. The Maker Governance votes to determine how to allocate 500 million DAI between different investment strategies. This…

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Are custodied crypto funds at risk? Industry veterans explain

With rumors of insolvency flying high among crypto firms such as Celsius and Three Arrows Capital, investors couldn’t help but ask a simple question: What happened to all the funds that were supposedly under “safe custody?” As it turns out, a small fraction of crypto firms began leveraged trading with customers’ deposits to deliver promised high APY returns on supposedly fixed-income instruments. Things worked out well when the market was thought to have endless potential. However, as token prices plunged, such firms simultaneously suffered heavy losses on their positions and…

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Users are way under-compensated for the risk

Swan Bitcoin CEO Cory Klippsten believes that the liquidity crisis involving Celsius Network may be just the beginning of a broader collapse in the crypto lending space.  “It doesn’t matter if you’re an amazing CeFi lending platform, taking these retail deposits and lending them out the back end and giving them yield, or a terrible one, they’re all going to get kind of dragged down,” Klippsten said in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph. Celsius, a leading crypto lending platform, halted withdrawals earlier this month, citing “extreme market conditions.” Since then,…

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Bitcoin Remains In Downtrend, Risk of Drop Below $20K

Bitcoin failed to recover above $23,000 against the US Dollar. BTC started a fresh decline and remains at a risk of a move below the $20,000 support. Bitcoin failed to climb above $23,000 and started a fresh decline. The price is now trading below the $22,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a new connecting bearish trend line forming with resistance near $20,850 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair remains at a risk of a move below the…

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Biggest Bitcoin exchange inflows since 2018 put potential $20K bottom at risk

Bitcoin (BTC) could be on the verge of a retail major sell-off as exchange inflows spike to almost three-and-a-half-year highs. Data from on-chain analytics platform CryptoQuant shows users of 21 major exchanges sending coins to their wallets en masse June 14. Major exchanges finish up 83,000 BTC in a single day As BTC/USD fell to lows of $20,800, panic appeared to set in among traders, and despite a reversal that at one point topped $23,000, few seemed willing to trust that the worst was over. Since then, spot price action…

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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 machines include Antminer S11 and AvalonMiner 921, which are now close to their “shutdown price.” For your information, we publish the latest list of the Shutdown Price below which crypto mining machines in this chart…

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Is Your NFT Investment at Risk? Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission Has Some Words of Warning

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong, the financial regulator responsible for overseeing Hong Kong’s securities market, has issued an advisory warning to investors. The notice is about risks associated with purchasing and trading unregulated non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The advisory points out that NFTs do not have any legal protections to help ensure that they can be traded as freely and safely as other assets like stocks or bonds, despite their name suggesting they are similar to equity shares. As of such, the Securities and Futures Commission is…

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Bitcoin Turns Bearish, Risk of Drop Below $29K

Bitcoin failed to continue higher above $31,750 against the US Dollar. BTC declined sharply and traded below the $30,000 support zone. Bitcoin started a fresh decline from the $31,750 region. The price is now trading below the $30,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $30,500 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move down towards $28,500 or even $28,000. Bitcoin Price Dives 6% Bitcoin price…

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Bitcoin Price Resumes Decline, Why BTC Remains At Risk

Bitcoin spiked below the key $28,500 support zone against the US Dollar. BTC is declining and might continue to move down towards the $27,500 support. Bitcoin is moving lower and facing a major resistance near the $29,600 zone. The price is now trading below the $29,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $29,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could continue to move down if it settles below the…

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