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NewsBTC: CoinEx Institution|From NFT to NFT-fi: Real Demands or False Propositions?

  It has been more than a year since the NFT boom in 2021. According to NFTGO, the market cap of NFTs peaked at $36.8 billion in March 2022. As the market later cooled, the trading volume and market cap of NFTs started to shrink. This crypto novelty expanded its influence beyond the crypto community and fostered a huge market, which also gave rise to the combination of NFTs and DeFi. The market has witnessed the appearance of NFT lending platforms, NFT aggregators, and NFT derivatives markets, which constitutes the second debut of DeFi Lego enabled by NFTs. However, one...

NewsBTC: TA: Ethereum Turns Red, Why ETH Must Hold This Key Support

Ethereum declined below the $1,200 zone against the US Dollar. ETH is now at a risk of more losses if it fails to stay above the $1,150 support zone. Ethereum started a fresh decline from the $1,250 and $1,280 levels. The price is now trading below $1,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bearish trend line forming with resistance near $1,200 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could decline sharply if there is a clear move below the $1,150 support zone. Ethereum Price Struggles Ethereum failed to continue higher...

NewsBTC: TA: Bitcoin Dips Further, Why BTC Could Revisit $20K

Bitcoin is moving lower below the $21,000 zone against the US Dollar. BTC could gain bearish momentum below the $20,650 support zone. Bitcoin struggled to rise above $21,200 and declined towards $20,650. The price is now below the $21,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $21,000 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair could decline further if there is a clear move below the $20,650 zone. Bitcoin Price Remains At Risk Bitcoin price failed to clear the $21,500 resistance zone...

NewsBTC: Dogecoin Has Formed A Bullish Reversal Pattern, What’s Next?

Dogecoin’s price has been optimistic over the last week. The coin secured double digit gains over the last seven days, it rose by nearly 20%. The meme-coin has been experiencing rigid resistance at the $0.07 level and if it trades around the current price level, it could fall to its next support line of $0.05. The bulls have tried to show signs of recovery as the coin tried to move upwards slowly over the past few days. On the shorter time frame, DOGE has lost some of its market value. Over the last 24 hours, Dogecoin depreciated by 4%. Technical...

NewsBTC: Ethereum Fees Touch Monthly Lows As Transaction Volumes Plummet

Ethereum fees had touched new highs thanks to the popularity of the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. As network activity had grown, so had the transaction volumes. The effects continue to linger even into the bear market, although fluctuations between low and high are now more common in the space. Presently, transaction volumes have fallen sharply and ETH fees have now plummeted to monthly lows. Ethereum Transactions At $0.5 Ethereum transaction fees have declined to one of their lowest points this year. Gas costs which have been fluctuating between high and low seem to have found their resting place at lower...

NewsBTC: “Buy The Dip” Sentiment Fails To Save Crypto Market, New Data Reveals Why

Since crypto prices have fallen to their lowest point, now is the ideal time to “Buy-the-Dip.” But during these brief price declines, traders appear to be shorting cryptocurrency more than they are buying it. “Buy-the-Dip” Sentiments Does Not Stop Crypto Shorting More short sales or shorting occur in altcoins than in bitcoin. In the past day, short holdings in Bitcoin (BTC) have averaged roughly 51% across exchanges, while short positions in altcoins have averaged about 55%. BTC/USD hovers around $20k. Source: TradingView Santiment, an on-chain analytics tool, states that data on the average funding rate for Bitcoin and altcoins relative...

NewsBTC: Bitcoin Monthly Tags Lower Bollinger Band, Tool’s Creator Hints At Bottom

Bitcoin price action on monthly timeframes has made a historic move to the touch the lower Bollinger Band – a popular technical indicator and volatility measuring tool. Although he warns there isn’t yet a sign that a bottom is in, the tool’s creator says where price action tapped is a “logical” level for such a bottom to occur. Unprecedented Bitcoin Price Action Taps Monthly Bollinger Band For First Time In History Expectations for Bitcoin price in 2022 were closer to $100,000 per coin and above. Yet the top cryptocurrency today is trading close to its former 2017 all-time high at...

NewsBTC: First In History: Bitcoin Mayer Multiple Records Lower Value Than Last Cycle’s Low

The Bitcoin Mayer Multiple has recently sunk to a lower value than the bottom of the previous cycle. This is the first time in the history of the metric that such a trend has formed. Current Bitcoin Cycle’s Mayer Multiple Low Is Deeper Than Last Cycle’s As per data released from the analytics firm Glassnode, the current value of the BTC Mayer Multiple is around 0.478. Before seeing what the Bitcoin Mayer Multiple does, it’s best to look at a basic explanation of a “moving average” first. A moving average (or MA in short) is an analytical tool that averages...

NewsBTC: Crypto Liquidations Settle As Bitcoin Recovers Above $21,000

Crypto liquidations had ramped up following the market crash. Even with the recovery had come more liquidations as short calls had also taken a hit. However, with the recovery moving over the last week, the market has begun to regain some semblance of balance and so the liquidations have begun to settle. Crypto Market Liquidations Relaxes Although liquidations cannot entirely stop, the liquidations have begun to subside. It had fallen from over $1 billion in liquidations at the height of the market crash and has slowly but surely returned to normal levels. This is obvious in liquidations for the past...

NewsBTC: Doom To Fail: Tether Shorts Pile In As Hedge Funds Seek To Profit From Crypto Winter

The crypto ecosystem is still dealing with the fallout caused by the collapse of the Terra ecosystem, the company behind stablecoin USDT, Tether, is being targeted by hedge funds. Confirmed by Paolo Ardoino, CTO at Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex, via his Twitter account. Related Reading | Cardano Formed This Pattern On Its Chart, Where Is The Coin Headed? According to the rumors, hedge funds have been opening short positions on Tether (USDT) and have been actively seeking to create panic in the crypto industry to affect the stablecoin. Peg 1:1 to the value of the U.S. dollar, these entities might...

NewsBTC: ApeCoin Climbs 22% After Snoop Dogg-Eminem Bored Ape Video Launch

ApeCoin (APE), the native Ethereum currency of the famous NFT collection, is one of the fastest-growing NFT and Metaverse crypto projects in the blockchain ecosystem today. Upon its March 18, 2022 launch, ApeCoin instantly began a parabolic climb. The rally’s apex allowed Apecoin’s market capitalization to reach $7.45 billion. The APE token was valued at $4.92 at the time of writing, down marginally from its morning high of $5.26. In the past week, ApeCoin has increased by more than 35%. As of Friday, intraday trading volume for APE has plummeted by 43%. This indicates that APE is receiving peer selling pressure and...

NewsBTC: ViaBTC Capital | Reasons Behind Solana’s Frequent Downtime: Design Flaws in the Gas Economy

What is the gas fee? In the blockchain world, the gas fee is a fee that users have to pay to the blockchain network for each transaction. For example, when a user makes a transfer on Ethereum, miners must package his transaction and put it on the blockchain to complete the transaction. This process consumes the computing resources of the blockchain, and the fee paid to miners is called the gas fee. Gas economy Imagine that each public chain is a society or a city, and gas would be the currency that users need for various activities in the city,...

NewsBTC: Bit.com Plans to Double Workforce as Layoffs Mount in Crypto and Financial Markets

The crypto markets are going through a rough phase. Bitcoin has crashed more than 70% in 8 months. Amidst the crash, several companies are laying off their employees, desperately trying to save cash. However, not all companies are facing the hammer of fate. Bit.com, the second-largest crypto options exchange, seeks to double its workforce amidst layoffs. But why? Let’s explore. The Crypto Recession Crypto winter is frequently used in the cryptocurrency, DeFi and blockchain industry to denote the current recession that has hit the industry after it made phenomenal gains in 2021. The global economic condition, post-COVID economic losses and...

NewsBTC: TA: Ethereum Bulls In Control, Why ETH Could Clear $1,300

Ethereum is slowly moving higher above the $1,200 zone against the US Dollar. ETH could continue to rise unless there is a clear move below the $1,150 support. Ethereum is facing resistance near the $1,250 and $1,280 levels. The price is now trading above $1,200 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $1,225 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair could gain bullish momentum if there is a clear move above the $1,250 resistance. Ethereum Price Eyes More Gains Ethereum remained well...