Liquidity

Bitcoin security still a concern for some institutional investors

United Kingdom-based crypto fund Nickel Digital Asset Management released a survey of 100 wealth managers and global institutional investors to find out the biggest investor concerns associated with crypto.  The survey features respondents from the United States, France, Germany, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, who collectively own $275 billion in assets under …

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Exchange Providers Halt BSV Services as Mining Pool Captures 78% of BSV Network Hashrate

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The cryptocurrency community has been discussing the Bitcoinsv network as a mining pool called Taal has well over 51% of the hashrate. Data from the analytical crypto website Coin Dance shows the mining pool Taal commands over 78% of the network’s hashrate during the last 24 hours. On Tuesday, the European cold …

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El Salvador Bitcoin move will put pressure on network: JPMorgan

American megabank JPMorgan has continued criticizing El Salvador’s declaration of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender, warning of the potential risks for both the country and the cryptocurrency. A JPMorgan expert group led by economist Steve Palacio released a report suggesting that El Salvador adopting BTC as legal tender could put strain on the Bitcoin network, …

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Decentralized Exchange Volumes Double Overnight — A Look at the Top 3 Dex Platforms in 2021

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As crypto markets saw some recovery on Tuesday, decentralized finance tokens and applications have once again started swelling in value. Decentralized exchange (dex) trade volumes have increased a great deal, as daily swap volumes stemming from Ethereum-based dex applications have doubled since Monday.</strong> Pancakes, Sushi, and Unicorns Decentralized finance continues to astonish, …

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Altcoin Roundup: Stablecoin pools could be the next frontier for DeFi

In times like these, when the entire cryptocurrency market is down and there is nary a sector-wide runup to be found, traders have to dig into data to see how the market dynamics may have changed to pinpoint signs of new growth.  Stablecoins are the newest trend to emerge in the decentralized finance (DeFi) arena …

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Iron Finance Token Slides From $64 to Near Zero Following ‘Large-Scale Crypto Bank Run’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Iron Titanium token (TITAN) value has quaked a great deal after the project suffered from what the team called “the world’s first large-scale crypto bank run.” After touching a high of $64 per token on Wednesday, the project slid to near zero and remained worthless on Thursday afternoon.</strong> Iron Finance Claims …

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B.Protocol announces v2 platform for DeFi liquidations

Decentralized finance service B.Protocol has announced plans for a new version that will improve the liquidation of undercollateralized loan positions on lending platforms. In a release issued on Tuesday, the backstop liquidity protocol for DeFi lending platforms revealed that the upcoming v2 is based on a white paper for a novel Backstop automated market maker …

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VCs back Balancer with $24.25M investment

The capital raise was led by Blockchain Capital, Fintech Collective, LongHash Ventures, Fenbushi Capital, Continue Capital and Kain Warwick, the founder of DeFi protocol Synthetix. The funds will be used to strengthen Balancer’s role as a core infrastructure provider of the DeFi market. “By allowing for the most flexible and composable liquidity pools in the …

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Fed’s Daily Tapering Increases by 23%- Tuesday’s Reverse Repo Removes $432 Billion from Market

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Since well before the onset of Covid-19, the U.S. Federal Reserve had initiated monetary easing policies and from then on, the M1 Money Stock supply skyrocketed to levels never-before-seen in history. This weekend reports disclosed that the Fed has started to taper quantitative easing (QE) when it removed $351 billion from the …

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Fed Begins to Taper QE- US Central Bank Removes $351 Billion in Liquidity via Reverse Repos

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>After pumping extreme amounts of liquidity into markets, the U.S. Federal Reserve seems to be tapering back monetary easing policy via reverse repos (RRP). Following this week’s published minutes report from the Fed’s April monetary policy meeting, it seemed as though members of the central bank were prepared to discuss rolling back …

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