Bitcoin (BTC) stayed higher after a $17,000 liquidity grab on Dec. 9 as traders targeted further upside. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Bitcoin attempts new monthly high Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD cooling volatility once more after hitting $17,300 on Bitstamp. The pair had begun by taking liquidity at
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Ethereum core developers have opted to prioritize the enabling of staking withdrawals via the Shanghai upgrade first before implementing The Surge-related Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP)-4884. As reported by Cointelegraph, the next key milestone on Ethereum’s roadmap is the Shanghai upgrade, which will enable withdrawals for ETH stakers/validators from the Beacon Chain — among other things. EIP-4884
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Algorithmic stablecoins have had a rough year, starting with UST de-pegging to zero and the subsequent blow-up of Terra’s LUNA token which was used for the asset’s backing. Algorithmic stablecoins are not fully collateralized and rely on different mechanisms to maintain the peg, making them inherently fragile to market conditions.  The UST implosion created a
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Broker-dealers concerned about increasingly complex compliance issues may benefit from a new strategic alliance formed between the Bond Dealers of America and the Regional Fixed Income Best Practices Group, which was formerly known as the Regional Municipal Operations Association.  “The RFIBPG is now a division of the BDA, similar to the BDA’s Bond Pricing Institute,”
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What are the obstacles and opportunities surrounding ESG? How will inflation and labor shortages impact the IIJA? What does new tech, crypto and AI mean for electronic trading? The municipal finance community has a lot of questions going into 2023. Don’t miss the chance to get them answered at NATIONAL OUTLOOK on February 2, 2023.
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What are the obstacles and opportunities surrounding ESG? How will inflation and labor shortages impact the IIJA? What does new tech, crypto and AI mean for electronic trading? The municipal finance community has a lot of questions going into 2023. Don’t miss the chance to get them answered at NATIONAL OUTLOOK on February 2, 2023.
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Sam Bankman-Fried, founder and chief executive officer of FTX Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange, speaks during the Institute of International Finance (IIF) annual membership meeting in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Ting Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images After a series of crypto-collapses, scandals and bankruptcies, Americans’ views on cryptocurrency have soured sharply, with the
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China has announced wide-ranging relaxations to President Xi Jinping’s contentious zero-Covid restrictions, including for the first time home quarantine, as further evidence emerged of the economic damage from the pandemic controls. The new measures, outlined on Wednesday by the State Council, China’s cabinet, were foreshadowed by a meeting of the Chinese Communist party’s politburo that
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