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$100 Swaps: Ethereum Dex Volumes Saw $39 Billion Last Month Despite ‘Insane’ Trading Fees

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>During the last 12 months, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (defi) solutions and decentralized exchange (dex) platforms have been very popular. Dex applications, in particular, have seen massive demand and during the last 30 days, dex trade volumes have reached $39 billion in swaps. However, one of the biggest issues confronting dex users continues …

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Crypto exchange Shapeshift integrates DEXes, relieves user KYC burdens

Non-custodial cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift is announcing today the integration of nearly a dozen decentralized exchange (DEX) protocols — a move designed to relieve both the company as well as users of KYC burdens, while simultaneously offering traders superior liquidity, pricing, asset availability, and security.  Prior to the integrations, ShapeShift required users to undergo a KYC …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Past $19.2K; Ether at 3% of BTC Price

Bitcoin climbed over the weekend to the $19,200 territory. Looking at ether’s price as a percentage of spot BTC, it may be undervalued. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $19,196 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.35% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $18,990-$19,323 (CoinDesk 20) BTC near its 10-hour moving average but …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Slips Below $19,000; ETH Locked in DeFi Crosses Over 7M

“Weak longs” might be causing the price to slip in the bitcoin market but ether locked in DeFi is back on the upswing. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $19,067 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 0.68% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $18,923-$19,433 (CoinDesk 20) BTC below its 10-day and 50-day moving …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $18.4K; $260M in Ether Options Expire in December

Higher spot volumes Wednesday – and record volumes for the past month – are helping push bitcoin higher. Meanwhile, ether options for December pass 550,000 ETH. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $17,688 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 0.17% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $17,571-$18,474 (CoinDesk 20) BTC below its 10-day …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Fails to Break $15.9K; Over 50K ETH Staked on Eth 2.0 Contract

Bitcoin gained Wednesday while Ethereum 2.0 staking has been ramping up. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,694 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.6% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,293-$15,973 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal for market technicians. Bitcoin trading on Bitstamp since Nov. 9.Source: …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Steam at $15.9K; Over 600K ETH Yanked From DeFi

A bitcoin rally to new 2020 highs has been slowed by lower spot volume. Meanwhile, some ether investors are moving capital out of DeFi. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,502 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.6% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $15,190-$15,934 BTC near its 10-day moving average but above …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Surpasses $15.3K; Ether Up 210% in 2020

Bitcoin is hitting fresh highs during a surge past $15,000 while investors may be overlooking the upside of ether in 2020. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $15,087 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 7.7% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $14,005-$15,306 BTC above its 10-day and 50-day moving averages, a bullish signal …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Bounces From $13.2K; Ether on Centralized Exchanges at 2-Year Low

Bitcoin opened the week recovering from a dip while ether balances on centralized exchanges fell. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $13,673 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 1.2% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $13,221-$13,877 BTC above its 10-day but below the 50-day moving average, a sideways signal for market technicians. Bitcoin …

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Decentralized Exchange Volume Dropped 25% in October

Monthly volume on decentralized exchanges fell for the first time since April, dropping 25% after three consecutive months of doubling aggregate volume through Q3, according to Dune Analytics. Aggregate trading volume on decentralized exchanges fell to $19.4 billion in October, down from $25.8 billion in September amid a respite for speculative interest in decentralized finance …

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