Markets and Prices

Swiss Stock Exchange’s Crypto Trading Volume Soars — Hits Record $1.2 Billion

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Switzerland’s principal stock exchange has revealed that its crypto trading volume hit a record high of CHF 1.1 billion ($1.23 billion) in 2020. The exchange now offers 34 exchange-traded products, allowing investors </strong><strong>“access to 100 different crypto products trading on our platform,” said the exchange’s head of markets.</strong> Crypto Trading Volume on …

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Oaktree Capital Chairman Warms up to Crypto — Thankful His Son Owns Enough Bitcoin for the Family

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Oaktree Capital co-founder Howard Marks is warming up to cryptocurrency. Once a crypto skeptic, he now says “thankfully” his son is “quite positive on bitcoin” and “owns a meaningful amount for our family.”</strong> Howard Marks Warming up to Crypto Howard Marks, co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, talked about bitcoin in …

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Grayscale Investments Terminates XRP Trust Citing Impact of SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Grayscale Investments is shutting down its Grayscale <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>XRP</a> Trust and liquidating its <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>XRP</a> holdings in order to distribute cash proceeds to the trust’s shareholders. The firm cited difficulty in converting <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>XRP</a> into U.S. dollars following the lawsuit filed by the …

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Investment Manager Guggenheim Has Some Advice as BTC Sheds Billions — ‘Bitcoin’s Parabolic Rise Unsustainable’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Guggenheim Investments’ global chief investment officer has some advice on what investors should do as the price of bitcoin plummets. His company, with $230 billion in assets under management, has been trying to buy bitcoin for months.</strong> Guggenheim’s Strategist Has Some Bitcoin Advice as Price Falls Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Investments’ global chief …

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Crypto Markets Suffer Heavy Losses, Bitcoin Price Sinks More Than 25% in 24 Hours

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Cryptocurrency markets have suffered significant losses during the last 24 hours, as the entire crypto market cap has dropped below a trillion to $823 billion losing roughly 9.9% in value. Since the bitcoin price height on Sunday, January 10, bitcoin’s price plummeted over 25%, seeing the largest price dive of the year. …

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Bank of America Predicts ‘Mother of All Bubbles’ for Bitcoin

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Bank of America’s chief investment strategist sees “the mother of all bubbles” in bitcoin. He compared the cryptocurrency’s recent rally to other bubbles, emphasizing the “increasingly speculative” investing behavior of bitcoin.</strong> Bank of America Warns of Huge Bitcoin Bubble Bitcoin’s recent rally has worried a number of prominent financial analysts who warned …

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While Bitcoin’s Price Dips in Value, Crypto Assets Like Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash Shine

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The price of bitcoin has dropped on Sunday losing more than 6% during the last 24 hours, but a myriad of other coins have seen significant gains in contrast. Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, and monero have all jumped in value while bitcoin has seen a decent drop.</strong> Bitcoin (BTC) dropped to …

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ETH Fees Surge to All Time High After the Crypto Passed the $1,000 Mark

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>After the ether token surged past the $1,000 mark on January 3, the average transaction fee on the network similarly soared to a new all-time high (ATH) of $17.41, some 24 hours later. Although the average fee has since retreated, data on January 8 shows that the latest average fee at $9.79. …

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Morgan Stanley Massively Increases Bitcoin Exposure Through Microstrategy

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Global investment bank Morgan Stanley has increased its bitcoin exposure manyfold by investing in Microstrategy, the Nasdaq-listed company which currently holds about 70,470 bitcoins. Morgan Stanley now has a 10.9% stake in Microstrategy.</strong> ‘Even Banks Want Bitcoin’ Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley has significantly increased its exposure to bitcoin, the company’s …

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Bitcoin ‘Going Through the Roof’ Unlike Assets Controlled by Government, Says Former Fed Governor

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Former Federal Reserve Governor Kevin Warsh is bullish on bitcoin. He sees all assets that are not controlled by the U.S. government “going through the roof,” unlike those the Fed purports to control. He has outlined three reasons why bitcoin makes sense to him.</strong> Why Former Fed Governor Is Bullish on Bitcoin …

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