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PancakeSwap Launches New Liquidity Farms as BNB Surges 8%

DeFi farming protocol PancakeSwap has recently announced new liquidity pools for farmers to earn on staked Binance Coin and the token itself has surged 8% today. The Binance endorsed PancakeSwap DeFi yield farming protocol has launched a number of new pools, or farms, for liquidity providers to earn big returns by staking the centralized exchange’s

DeFi farming protocol PancakeSwap has recently announced new liquidity pools for farmers to earn on staked Binance Coin and the token itself has surged 8% today. The Binance endorsed PancakeSwap DeFi yield farming protocol has launched a number of new pools, or farms, for liquidity providers to earn big returns by staking the centralized exchange’s

Shroom Finance
DeFi News
Shroom Finance
DeFi News

Shroom Finance to Launch Gaming DEX GameSwap

DeFi protocol Shroom Finance is aiming to take the gaming world by storm by launching a decentralized exchange for in-game assets. The new exchange, called GameSwap, is a peer-to-peer platform for the trading of in-game assets. It is based on the Ethereum non-fungible token (NFT) standard and will work similarly to Uniswap, the announcement added.

DeFi protocol Shroom Finance is aiming to take the gaming world by storm by launching a decentralized exchange for in-game assets. The new exchange, called GameSwap, is a peer-to-peer platform for the trading of in-game assets. It is based on the Ethereum non-fungible token (NFT) standard and will work similarly to Uniswap, the announcement added.

bitcoin price
Bitcoin News
bitcoin price
Bitcoin News

Analyst Predicts $16k Bitcoin as Big Weekly Candle Closes

Bitcoin has broken weekly resistance and made over 5% during this move, lifting the entire crypto market with it. Analysts are predicting further momentum ahead for the king of crypto. With a further $10 billion added to cryptocurrency markets, things are starting to look healthy again, especially for Bitcoin which has just reached its highest

Bitcoin has broken weekly resistance and made over 5% during this move, lifting the entire crypto market with it. Analysts are predicting further momentum ahead for the king of crypto. With a further $10 billion added to cryptocurrency markets, things are starting to look healthy again, especially for Bitcoin which has just reached its highest

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Bitcoin News
Bitcoin price analysis
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Consolidation Continues But a Breakout is Imminent

Bitcoin has remained well within its range bound channel for another day despite heavy losses for many of the DeFi related tokens. Analysts and investors have had few insights as to the next direction Bitcoin will take but the longer the consolidation continues, the larger that move is likely to be. Bitcoin’s current trading range,

Bitcoin has remained well within its range bound channel for another day despite heavy losses for many of the DeFi related tokens. Analysts and investors have had few insights as to the next direction Bitcoin will take but the longer the consolidation continues, the larger that move is likely to be. Bitcoin’s current trading range,

DeFi bubble
DeFi News
DeFi bubble
DeFi News

YFI, LEND, CRV, UNI Prices Plunge, is it The Death of DeFi?

Tokens related to decentralized finance are getting battered again today with many of the top performing ones in recent months losing double digits over the past week. Analysts are starting to call DeFi a bubble. The total value locked across the DeFi sector is in decline as the flocks of farmers withdraw their collateral. The

Tokens related to decentralized finance are getting battered again today with many of the top performing ones in recent months losing double digits over the past week. Analysts are starting to call DeFi a bubble. The total value locked across the DeFi sector is in decline as the flocks of farmers withdraw their collateral. The

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Bitcoin News
bitmex
Bitcoin News

A $500 Million Bitcoin Exit as BitMEX Gets Labelled ‘High Risk’

Crypto exchange BitMEX is hemorrhaging liquidity as over $500 million has left the exchange since U.S. regulators filed charges against company executives. A week ago the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against BitMEX executives for operating an unregistered trading platform and failing to implement anti-money laundering procedures. The exchange responded rapidly assuring traders

Crypto exchange BitMEX is hemorrhaging liquidity as over $500 million has left the exchange since U.S. regulators filed charges against company executives. A week ago the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed charges against BitMEX executives for operating an unregistered trading platform and failing to implement anti-money laundering procedures. The exchange responded rapidly assuring traders

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DeFi rug pull
DeFi News

How DeFi ‘Rug Pulls’ Are Becoming the Bane of the Industry

As cryptocurrency markets continue their retreat, DeFi tokens are getting hit particularly hard and investors are growing wary of a rising trend of ‘rug pulls’. In essence, a rug pull is similar to a pump and dump. Tokens are artificially inflated by hype and spurious liquidity, only to be sold off or dumped at a

As cryptocurrency markets continue their retreat, DeFi tokens are getting hit particularly hard and investors are growing wary of a rising trend of ‘rug pulls’. In essence, a rug pull is similar to a pump and dump. Tokens are artificially inflated by hype and spurious liquidity, only to be sold off or dumped at a

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Bitcoin News
bitcoin
Bitcoin News

Low Bitcoin Volatility May Lead to Massive Move Soon

Despite a lot of negative news and media FUD lately, Bitcoin has remained relatively stable with very low volatility. In previous instances, this has often preceded a massive move. The last week or so would have been highly tumultuous for Bitcoin and crypto markets in the past, but the asset has hardly moved in terms

Despite a lot of negative news and media FUD lately, Bitcoin has remained relatively stable with very low volatility. In previous instances, this has often preceded a massive move. The last week or so would have been highly tumultuous for Bitcoin and crypto markets in the past, but the asset has hardly moved in terms

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DeFi News
uniswap
DeFi News

Almost $50 Million UNI Goes Into Governance But Price Tanks to $3

Uniswap’s native token, UNI, is flowing into the protocol’s governance mechanism but its prices are still tanking despite an increase in collateral. According to recent metrics from Dune Analytics, around $47.5 million in UNI tokens have been delegated to protocol governance. The dashboard also revealed that there are over 2,000 delegates and over 87,000 UNI

Uniswap’s native token, UNI, is flowing into the protocol’s governance mechanism but its prices are still tanking despite an increase in collateral. According to recent metrics from Dune Analytics, around $47.5 million in UNI tokens have been delegated to protocol governance. The dashboard also revealed that there are over 2,000 delegates and over 87,000 UNI

Ethereum L2
Altcoin News
Ethereum L2
Altcoin News

Ethereum 2.0 Testnet Reaches 75Gb With 2.1 Million ETH Staked

The Medalla Ethereum 2.0 testnet has been running for two months now, and in that time it has grown to 75 gigabytes in size, with over 2 million simulated ETH staked. Following a couple of early glitches, the Medalla testnet has been running smoothly since early August and it has now grown in size to

The Medalla Ethereum 2.0 testnet has been running for two months now, and in that time it has grown to 75 gigabytes in size, with over 2 million simulated ETH staked. Following a couple of early glitches, the Medalla testnet has been running smoothly since early August and it has now grown in size to

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Coronavirus
Bitcoin News

Gold Pumps, Bitcoin Blips as Trump Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Markets are reacting to the news that U.S. President Trump tested positive for Covid-19 a few hours ago. Gold is up but stocks and Bitcoin are down, how far further will they fall? The POTUS took a Coronavirus test a few hours ago which produced a positive result for him and the First Lady. Stock

Markets are reacting to the news that U.S. President Trump tested positive for Covid-19 a few hours ago. Gold is up but stocks and Bitcoin are down, how far further will they fall? The POTUS took a Coronavirus test a few hours ago which produced a positive result for him and the First Lady. Stock

Shroom Finance
DeFi News
Shroom Finance
DeFi News

Has the Rug Been Pulled on Shroom Finance as Tokens Dump 27%?

Not a day has gone by in recent weeks without a new DeFi food flavor having a moonshot as ‘degen’ farmers chase the latest yield pool. Today it is Shroom Finance on the back of recent NFT fever. Shroom Finance is aiming to build a decentralized ecosystem for in-game asset trading and minting though the

Not a day has gone by in recent weeks without a new DeFi food flavor having a moonshot as ‘degen’ farmers chase the latest yield pool. Today it is Shroom Finance on the back of recent NFT fever. Shroom Finance is aiming to build a decentralized ecosystem for in-game asset trading and minting though the

Ethereum L2
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Ethereum L2
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Ethereum Founder Recommends L2 Solutions for ETH Payments

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has suggested that more people should use ETH for payments opting for Layer 2 solutions to avoid hefty gas fees. In a response to a tweet suggesting that payments platform Square refusing to support crypto payments was ‘dumb’, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has highlighted the benefits of supporting the digital asset

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has suggested that more people should use ETH for payments opting for Layer 2 solutions to avoid hefty gas fees. In a response to a tweet suggesting that payments platform Square refusing to support crypto payments was ‘dumb’, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has highlighted the benefits of supporting the digital asset

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Why JP Morgan Getting Fined $1bn For Market Manipulation is Good For Bitcoin

U.S. banking giant JP Morgan Chase agreed to pay fines of almost a billion dollars after acknowledging offenses regarding commodity market manipulation investigations. On Sept. 29, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) concluded what has been the largest-ever settlement imposed by the derivatives regulator according to Reuters. The bank has been engaged in a pattern

U.S. banking giant JP Morgan Chase agreed to pay fines of almost a billion dollars after acknowledging offenses regarding commodity market manipulation investigations. On Sept. 29, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) concluded what has been the largest-ever settlement imposed by the derivatives regulator according to Reuters. The bank has been engaged in a pattern

Polkastarter
DeFi News
Polkastarter
DeFi News

Polkadot Launches DeFi Token POLS and Cross-chain DEX

Ethereum rivaling blockchain Polkadot is jumping aboard the DeFi bandwagon with the launch of its own decentralized exchange and governance token. The recently announced Polkastarter will be listed on Uniswap today, 13.00 UTC September 29, as an ERC-20 token called POLS. The concept is to create an interoperable decentralized exchange to the Polkadot ecosystem, however

Ethereum rivaling blockchain Polkadot is jumping aboard the DeFi bandwagon with the launch of its own decentralized exchange and governance token. The recently announced Polkastarter will be listed on Uniswap today, 13.00 UTC September 29, as an ERC-20 token called POLS. The concept is to create an interoperable decentralized exchange to the Polkadot ecosystem, however

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uniswap
DeFi News

Uniswap Tops Maker as ETH Locked Approaches 3 Million

Uniswap is making new milestones this week as it has surpassed Maker in terms of Ethereum collateral, and has become the first DeFi protocol to reach $2 billion in liquidity. The Uniswap decentralized exchange has come a long way this year. Since the beginning of 2020 it has grown by a whopping 16500% in terms

Uniswap is making new milestones this week as it has surpassed Maker in terms of Ethereum collateral, and has become the first DeFi protocol to reach $2 billion in liquidity. The Uniswap decentralized exchange has come a long way this year. Since the beginning of 2020 it has grown by a whopping 16500% in terms

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Bitcoin News
bitcoin
Bitcoin News

How Bitcoin Price Could Explode in Late 2020

Bitcoin prices have been falling back from their 2020 peak for the past six weeks but macroeconomic and political factors could drive resurgence towards the end of the year. Since its sharp decline on the first of September, Bitcoin has found relative stability in the mid-$10k range, remaining there for the past three weeks. Investors

Bitcoin prices have been falling back from their 2020 peak for the past six weeks but macroeconomic and political factors could drive resurgence towards the end of the year. Since its sharp decline on the first of September, Bitcoin has found relative stability in the mid-$10k range, remaining there for the past three weeks. Investors

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Altcoin News
chainlink
Altcoin News

LINK Marines Lock and Load as Price Falls to Six Week Low

Chainlink’s native token LINK has been one of the hottest crypto assets this year but that has not helped it escape this week’s big selloff. Crypto asset markets have dumped $35 billion in terms of total capitalization since the weekend and the sell-off looks set to continue as Bitcoin and its brethren weaken. A number

Chainlink’s native token LINK has been one of the hottest crypto assets this year but that has not helped it escape this week’s big selloff. Crypto asset markets have dumped $35 billion in terms of total capitalization since the weekend and the sell-off looks set to continue as Bitcoin and its brethren weaken. A number

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DeFi News
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DeFi News

We Are Still Very Early in DeFi Market Investment: Analyst

Decentralized finance and crypto markets may have slumped this week, but zooming out to look at the bigger picture suggests that we are still at very early stages of investment. Crypto investor Andrew Kang has taken a deep dive into the state of decentralized finance markets and concluded that things are currently somewhere between the

Decentralized finance and crypto markets may have slumped this week, but zooming out to look at the bigger picture suggests that we are still at very early stages of investment. Crypto investor Andrew Kang has taken a deep dive into the state of decentralized finance markets and concluded that things are currently somewhere between the

Pancakeswap
DeFi News
Pancakeswap
DeFi News

Is PancakeSwap The Next Big DeFi Food Farm?

Another day brings another DeFi food farm and the latest is called PancakeSwap, but is it any different to the clones we’ve seen already? The latest DeFi food farming platform was announced on September 20, but it is gaining traction today following a big plug by Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange.  Following the same

Another day brings another DeFi food farm and the latest is called PancakeSwap, but is it any different to the clones we’ve seen already? The latest DeFi food farming platform was announced on September 20, but it is gaining traction today following a big plug by Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange.  Following the same