Whales profit as high Ethereum gas fees sideline retail DeFi investors

Since early 2020 the decentralized finance sector has been recieved a lot of attention due to its cutting-edge innovation and the lucrative high yield opportunities offered to cryptocurrency holders.  Despite these features, this week’s record-high gas fees show that the sector is still having growing pains and the absence of a suitable layer 2 solution could be pushing smaller investors away from DeFi. Investors attempting to place a trade on Uniswap or simply approve a new token on their favorite DeFi platform will have noticed the dent these actions have…

Growing list of billion-dollar crypto ‘unicorns’ suggest the best is yet to come

In the traditional investing world ‘unicorn’ is a term used by venture capitalists to describe a privately held startup valued at more than $1 billion.  Typically these startups have strong fundamentals and oftentimes a first-mover advantage that helps them rapidly rise in value to become prized investment opportunities for yield-seeking funds. Some of the best-known unicorns include Elon Musk’s SpaceX, a private rocket and spacecraft manufacturer with a valuation of $46 billion, and Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange with a current valuation of $8 billion. While the world’s attention…

CCM | Robust Cryptocurrency Market Ecosystem

▶ Coinbase Website: Coinbase.com ▶ CEX Website: cex.io CCM stands for Cryptocurrency Market, this is a new decentralized crypto exchange platform where CCM aims to create an Ecosystem that introduces true transparency to the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain industry through the platform they have developed by providing sufficient information so as to provide reference material for its users to take the right decision. The ecosystem designed by the CCM Team aims to create a new platform which makes the process more effective and transparent than some other exchange platforms. The platform…

In the end, do NFTs even matter? Linkin Park rapper joins celebrity NFT mania

Mike Shinoda, the musician and co-founder of rap-rock band Linkin Park, launched an auction on Rarible last night for “Zora,” a nonfungible token (NFT) music clip from a forthcoming song. In doing so, Shinoda joins an ever-growing throng of celebrities and influencers who are dipping their toes into NFT tech — and bringing their considerable fanbases along for the ride.  Late last night Shinoda revealed the drop with a short Tweet: I made a thing: https://t.co/nxirMUsCvb #NFTs #Cryptoart @ourZORA — Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) February 6, 2021 In a follow-up thread…

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Bitcoin Bull-Run Boosts Sales of a French Premium Wine Retailer Despite the Coronavirus Pandemic – Economics Bitcoin News

A French wine trading firm has been favored by the recent crypto bull-run, specifically with the bitcoin prices surging across the board. Despite the pandemic, Lasserre & Papillon is making good numbers after founding BTC Wine. BTC Wine Was Launched During the 2017 Crypto Prices’ Rally Per an article published by Drinks International magazine, the luxury online wine retailer is witnessing a surge in demand nowadays. But the profitable journey first started with the bullish wave seen in 2017 that took bitcoin from $900 to $19,783.21. In that same year,…

Bullish $10K Ethereum call options excite traders but there’s a catch

Ether’s (ETH) $10,000 Dec. 31 call options recently came under the spotlight after surpassing $15.2 million in open interest (8,400 contracts). These instruments give the buyer the right to acquire Ether at a future date for a fixed price and the seller is obliged to honor it. For this right, the buyer pays an upfront fee (premium) to the call option seller. For this reason, call options are deemed neutral-to-bullish as they give its buyer the possibility of high leverage with a little upfront investment. This ‘right’ is currently being…