Ethereum: Is the Merge nothing more than another “sell-the-news-event”

The Merge has been a success for Ethereum [ETH]. Wait… but that’s not it as ETH has continued to dip despite this release. The continued fall of the token has attracted the attention of analysts across the crypto industry to give their two cents on the matter. Galaxy Digital based researcher Christine Kim has also … Read more

ETHW: 90% miners may go bankrupt as forked network sees a rocky start

Sequel to its launch on the mainnet on 15 September, the proper take-off of the forked Ethereum Proof-of-work (ETH-PoW) has been hindered by glitches. As a result, the post-Merge PoW blockchain remains inaccessible just two days after its launch.  In an interview with Coindesk on 16 September, Ethereum miner Chandler Guo made some bold claims … Read more

Ethereum: What ETH’s post-Merge price drop has to do with short-term gains

The long wait came to an end when the much-hyped Ethereum [ETH] Merge completed successfully. This development sparked community excitement, and Twitter was flooded with opinions about what would happen next. After this, the next big upgrade, Shanghai, is expected to roll out sometime next year. The Shanghai upgrade will finally unlock the staked Ethereum … Read more

Ethereum: As major firms dominate staking, ETH’s security may be in question

The Ethereum [ETH] Merge with the proof-of-stake (PoS) network was successfully completed as of 15 September. The implication of the Merge is that miners are now replaced by validators on the Ethereum network. However, a relatively small number of companies control the PoS mechanism. This has left analysts worried over the centralization of the ETH … Read more

ETH whales decreased their holdings prior to Merge- Here’s why

In the last three months leading up to the final transition of the Ethereum mainnet network into a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, data from Santiment revealed a disparity in the ETH holding behavior of whales on the network. According to the on-chain analytics platform, the count of ETH whales that hold between 1000 to 10,000 ETH … Read more

ETHW drops 67% in a day and ETHPoW’s servers have everything to do with it

Ethereum [ETH], the largest altcoin, successfully completed the historic Merge to PoS on 15 September. But what about the latest, buzziest Ethereum fork – “designed” by veteran Ethereum miner, ETH PoW? Is it dead yet or still breathing deep within the crypto ocean? Life without YOU Well, despite taking a huge blow, ETHPoW—the ETH network’s … Read more

Ethereum’s Merge yields anti-climactic outcome, but here’s the catch

Ethereum just concluded the blockchain industry’s most anticipated event of 2022. The Merge garnered a lot of hype, especially in the last weeks but the entire period turned out anticlimactic for ETH’s price action. ETH failed to deliver a meaningful rally despite heavy expectations ahead of the Merge event. Cryptocurrencies have historically been bullish in … Read more

Litecoin: Does the ETH Merge have anything to do with the surge in LTC’s hashrate 

Litecoin [LTC] and other top cryptocurrencies have been overshadowed by the Ethereum [ETH] Merge for the last few weeks. Interestingly, LTC may have actually benefited from the Merge from a hashrate perspective. An inspection of Litecoin’s hash rate reveals a sharp uptick in the first 10 days of September. Its hash rate grew from as … Read more

Ethereum risk-takers, Merge has laid out these trading levels for you 

Disclaimer: The findings of the following analysis are the sole opinions of the writer and should not be considered investment advice. At press time, Ethereum [ETH] stood on the precipice of the Merge. The next few hours of trading will reveal how the market participants feel as Ethereum switches to Proof of Stake (PoS). A huge … Read more

Ethereum Merge done and dusted- assessing its ins, outs, and unseen

The much anticipated Ethereum [ETH] Merge has finally happened and has been announced successful. The transition to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) of the second most significant blockchain will now make ETH more energy efficient after years of delay.  While the Merge occurred a few hours ago today (15 September), many milestones have been hit across different levels. … Read more