Over $360M Bitcoin leave FTX in 2 days, marking 10th largest withdrawal in 2022

FTX recorded a withdrawal of over $360 million worth of Bitcoin(BTC) in two days, with the majority of sell pressure coming from whales.  This is reportedly the tenth-biggest BTC withdrawal this year. In addition, Nansen data shows that FTX stablecoin outflows were the highest among exchanges over the past seven days, as reported by Data … Read more

Circle to ‘fully and solely support Ethereum PoS’

USD Coin (USDC) issuer Circle has revealed that it would fully support the Ethereum (ETH) proof-of-stake (PoS) chain post-merge. According to an Aug. 9 blog post, the stablecoin issuer was looking forward to “the future scaling opportunities (the Merge) unlocks as well as the reduced energy consumption profile of the network.” While we don’t speculate … Read more

Crypto shines in spite of dire macro conditions

The recent market recovery has caught most by surprise, mainly because macro conditions have certainly not improved, most notoriously with the latest CPI data at 9.1% year over year – much higher than expected. Nevertheless, according to some surveys, inflation expectations from the market are calming off. This is a major factor contributing to the … Read more

Three Arrows Capital’s founders resurface; hint at relocating to Dubai

Su Zhu and Kyle Davies, the escaping co-founders of Three Arrows Capital (3AC) have shown up to share their side of the story relating to 3AC’s collapse. They however maintained innocence on rumors about absconding with investors’ funds. In an exclusive interview with Bloomberg, the duo cited high leveraged bets, the fall of the Terra … Read more

Stacks founder claims Bitcoin will ‘win’ over ETH

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! Stacks‘ Bitcoin maximalist founder Muneeb Ali said he doesn’t own any Ethereum since 2018 because it is losing against Bitcoin as money and as the major smart contract platform. My reason for not holding any ETH for the 2018-2021 cycle: (a) … Read more

Ethereum breaks support, drops to yearly low versus Bitcoin

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions! Ethereum has broken a support level it has held since November 2021 on the ETH/BTC chart. Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has fallen against Bitcoin by more than 20% since its peak in December. Source: TradingView Fear of … Read more

These indicators show how the equities sell-off is influencing crypto prices to fall down

Cryptocurrencies experienced on May 10 a large market crash, losing over 10% in a single day of most of the coins. This is the second time in 2022 that most cryptocurrencies have suffered a price loss of over 10%. Over the last month, BTC has accumulated a 23.57% loss while Ethereum has a 26.32%. Meanwhile, US … Read more

Animoca Brands co-founder says web3 is growing despite the recent crypto crash

Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu believes the web3 ecosystem continues to expand rapidly despite the recent turmoil in the crypto markets, according to an interview with Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle on May 18. Siu said the recent crash in the crypto market is not similar to the 2018 rout. He highlighted that Bitcoin (BTC) was trading … Read more

MetaMask and MoonPay team up to simplify fiat on ramp

MetaMask users can now use Moonpay to top up crypto wallets. Leading payments provider Moonpay has teamed up with leading crypto wallet provider MetaMask to allow users to purchase ETH with mainstream payment methods.  MoonPay is continuing on its mission to onboard the world to Web3. With this collaboration, MoonPay gets access to over 30 … Read more

Ethereum post-merge staking rewards will likely be lower than anticipated

Ethereum’s(ETH) transition from a proof-of-work (PoW) to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism — the so-called Merge — will not happen in June as many have predicted. As reported by CryptoSlate on April 14, Ethereum core developers will not yet be ready for the merge before the end of the third quarter. The highly-anticipated merge will mark … Read more