Dogecoin doubles in a day as YTD gains hit 5,000% while Bitcoin price dips

Dogecoin (DOGE), the meme-based altcoin which has become a favorite talking point of Elon Musk, has doubled in 24 hours to hit all-time highs of $0.29. DOGE/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bittrex). Source: Tradingview DOGE leaves others in the dust Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed DOGE/USD outperforming other major cryptocurrencies by an order of magnitude on April 16. In what appears an almost unbelievable move, Dogecoin has also become the eighth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, surpassing Litecoin (LTC), Chainlink (LINK) and Uniswap (UNI) among others. At the time of writing, a single DOGE…

Tezos-native NFT platform H=N gains steam, launches World Art Day fundraiser

Not all NFT platforms are for newly-rich crypto investors to flaunt their wealth, as one project is proving.  As the calls from artists and activists grow louder to reduce the carbon footprint of NFTs, one indie platform on environmentally-friendly proof-of-stake blockchain Tezos has seen a surge in activity and is currently hosting a World Art Day event to raise money for the open-source licensing organization Creative Commons. Hic et Nunc, or H=N, announced the event via a short press release from TQ Tezos, a Tezos ecosystem development foundation not formally…

Bitcoin Trims Gains, But Here’s How BTC Could Rise Again

Bitcoin price traded to a new all-time high near $64,892 before correcting lower against the US Dollar. BTC tested the $61,500 level and it is now showing a few positive signs. Bitcoin climbed further above the $63,000 and $64,000 resistance levels. The price is now trading well above the $62,000 level and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $61,850 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely to start a fresh…

Is Coinbase Worth $100B?

▶ Coinbase Website: Coinbase.com ▶ CEX Website: cex.io While a number of crypto companies are now discussing going public, Coinbase looks most likely to be the first mover with a valuation pegged at $100 billion. ConsenSys Global Fintech co-head Lex Sokolin and New Constructs CEO David Trainer debate whether or not Coinbase’s high valuation is reasonable. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: Site: Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: Facebook: Newsletters: CoinDesk Podcast Network: spotify:show:2jyIhkvAQhed8AWDZiPpSP Markets Daily Crypto Roundup: spotify:show:7sDXM8BlxsUqzL2IqmLqwE CoinDesk is the leading digital media, events and information services company…

Nasdaq Composite Leads Market Gains as Stocks Remain Unmoved with JNJ Vaccine Halt

While the announcement negatively impacted JNJ shares, the overall outlook in tech stocks was bullish. The United States stock market remains largely unmoved after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it is recommending a halt in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ). The Nasdaq Composite showed the biggest gains on Tuesday rising 146.10 points atop a 1.05% surge to 13,996.10. The S&P 500 Index also advanced 0.33% to 4,141.59 while the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped by 0.20% to 33,677.27.  Nasdaq Composite Gains…

Bitcoin Tops Q1 Results With +103% Gains as Gold Brings up The Rear

Messari has compiled the performance of institutional-grade assets for Q1 2021, and Bitcoin leads the pack with a 103% gain. Oil takes second place, up +26%. But continuing to underperform is gold, losing 10%, making it the worst-performing last quarter asset. Source: @usgoose on Twitter.com Bitcoin Leads The Way The price of Bitcoin started the year with a daily close of $29.5k. This was off the back of a milestone 2020, particularly Q4 2020, in which the leading cryptocurrency managed to break $20k, signaling the start of the current bull…

Ethereum Consolidates Gains, Here’s What Could Spark A Fresh Rally

Ethereum is struggling to clear the $2,200 resistance zone against the US Dollar. ETH price is now consolidating and it is likely to start a strong rally above $2,200. Ethereum is trading in a positive zone above the $2,100 and $2,080 support levels. The price is now trading well above $2,100 and the 100 hourly simple moving average. There is a key bullish trend line forming with support near $2,125 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair remains well bid and it is likely to…

Ripple (XRP) Consolidates Gains, Why Rally Isn’t Over Yet

Ripple extended its rally above the $1.200 resistance zone before correcting lower against the US Dollar. XRP price is now consolidating gains and it is likely to rally again above $1.400. Ripple rallied towards $1.50 before correcting lower against the US dollar. The price is now trading well above $1.1500 and the 100 simple moving average (4-hours). There is a key contracting triangle forming with support near $1.3100 on the 4-hours chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is likely to start a fresh rally if…

Why ADA could run hotter than Bitcoin and make 10x gains

After breaking in the crypto top 10 by market cap and with 3.597% gains over the past year, Cardano (ADA) seems to be laying low. At the time of writing, ADA trades at $1,24 with 1.7% profits in the daily chart and 6.4% in the weekly chart. ADA moving sideways in the 24-hour chart. Source: ADAUSDT Tradingview Cardano’s native token and its platform are moving towards a major milestone. Targeting a Q3 entry into DeFi with Hard Fork Combinator Alonzo. Bullish investors are betting on ADA’s further appreciation. Analyst Justin…

Coinbase NewsQuake drives Markets Pro gains as Enjin soars

The so-called “Coinbase effect” has been analyzed multiple times by data firms like The TIE and Messari, and the verdict remains clear: Crypto traders who pounce on new Coinbase listings within seconds of their announcement often see substantial gains. Which is why this week’s VORTECS™ Report focuses primarily on a couple of big wins for subscribers to Cointelegraph Markets Pro through the NewsQuake™ service, which delivers market-moving news directly to a dedicated Discord channel and via in-browser alerts at breakneck speed. NewsQuakes™ are sourced from a real-time aggregation engine, collated…