Traditional finance has much to learn from new entrant DeFi

DeFi protocols offer insights into the future of capital markets infrastructure, for those willing to pay attention. Incumbents in traditional capital markets, as well as new entrants looking to capture market share, should heed the innovations within the crypto ecosystem collectively known as decentralized finance, or DeFi. These innovations present a model for the direction […]

CoinZoom is Now a Part of Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program

CoinZoom, the US-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced that it has been accepted into Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program. This new opportunity for CoinZoom will allow it to more easily become integrated into Visa’s network, which will help it accept payments with the Visa network, among other things. In addition to other development opportunities, CoinZoom plans […]

PARSIQ & Clover Announce Partnership to Boost Web 3.0

PARSIQ, the blockchain monitoring, and workflow automation platform has announced its partnership with Clover, a Polkadot-based open Decentralized Finance Platform, to extend and improve the development of both projects. As both projects share a vision of connecting multiple blockchain networks with off-chain platforms, opening the doors to the creation of more complex platforms that fulfill […]

The Fear Factor: A Volatility Index for Crypto Arrives

As Coti ramps up efforts to bring a decentralized fear index to crypto, it has enlisted the help of Professor Dan Galai, one of the pioneering brains behind the Cboe Market Volatility Index (VIX), to help the organization develop a crypto-oriented version. VIX Co-Creator to Join Coti-Backed Volatility Project Since exchanges for cryptocurrencies first arose, […]

Kraken Daily Market Report for May 14 2021

Overview Total spot trading volume at $3.17 billion, 5.3% higher than the 30-day average of $3.01 billion. Total futures notional at $638.8 million. The top five traded coins were, respectively, Ethereum (+2.3%), Bitcoin (-1.4%), Tether (0%), Dogecoin (12%), and Polkadot (-0.6%). Strong returns from Dogecoin (+12%) and Synthetix (8.5%). May 14, 2021  $3.17B traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP, CHF, AUD  ETH $3796.7 ↑2.3% $825.8M XBT $48974. ↓1.4% $779.3M USDT $1.0009 ↑0.08% $508.9M […]

Altcoins pop while Bitcoin looks for support near $50,000

Bitcoin bulls struggle to push BTC price above $50,000 while ADA, MATIC and other large-cap altcoins realize double-digit gains. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to look for direction but as this occurred, Ether and altcoins bounced higher from the May 13 sell-off. Dogecoin shocked investors with its 47% rally that kicked off after Coinbase announced that it […]

Bank of Korea to Monitor Crypto Transactions Using Financial Records

South Korea’s monetary policy regulator, Bank of Korea, plans to obtain documents from financial institutions to track crypto transactions involving bank accounts. Cryptocurrency prices fluctuate independently from the real economy, the bank says, adding that market growth could pose a risk to the country’s financial system. South Korean Central Bank to Intensify Screening of Crypto-Related […]

How Fusible Is Reinventing NFT Platforms

The post How Fusible Is Reinventing NFT Platforms appeared first on Coinpedia – Fintech & Cryptocurreny News Media| Crypto Guide NFTs have certainly been all the craze over the last year. From billionaire businessmen like Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey to everyday people (pun intended) like Beeple, we have definitely been seeing a massive increase […]