Category: Ether

Ether-Bitcoin Price Volatility Spread Hits 4-Month Low

Cryptocurrency prices have always been roller coasters, and some rides are scarier than others. However, there may not be much difference in price volatility between the top two coins in the coming months, a key metric indicates. The spread between...

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Bitcoin Takes Tumble, Traders Fret Correlation and Next Month’s Halving

Bitcoin and ether are trending down as traditional markets closed in the red Wednesday.  On a 24-hour basis, bitcoin (BTC) was in the red 4 percent Wednesday afternoon Eastern time and ether (ETH) was down 3 percent. Most other...

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Bitcoin Follows Stock Markets Higher; How Long Will They Move in Lockstep?

After the weekend slump, many cryptocurrencies made strong gains Monday, as did major stock indexes, while the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the global economy. Traders weren’t confident the green flashing across all markets would last, however.   Bitcoin...

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Bitcoin and Ether Prices Stagnate as Traders Take Wait-and-See Approach

After staging a recovery earlier this week, cryptocurrencies were stuck in a holding pattern Friday afternoon. Bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) appeared to be in a period of consolidation where prices bounce around within a tight range, showing indecisiveness...

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Users See ‘Buying Opportunity’ in Coronavirus Market Downturn, Says Crypto.com

Even as markets were shaken by the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, exchange and payment provider Crypto.com says interest in cryptocurrencies reached an all-time high. CEO and co-founder Kris Marszalek told CoinDesk that transaction volumes on Crypto.com more...

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Traders Finding More Arbitrage Opportunities in Bitcoin

As bitcoin (BTC) experiences vertigo-inducing gains, cryptocurrencies are breaking out of a period where they followed or even lagged behind traditional markets. In fact, prices in the crypto market are seeing such a steep upward trend that arbitrage traders...

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Bitcoin Volume Gains Traction After 24-Hour Roller-Coaster Ride

Bitcoin prices have been on a roller-coaster ride since Sunday afternoon after the Federal Reserve slashed rates a full percentage point to the vicinity of percent and promised to pump $700 billion into the U.S. economy.  After initially rising on the news and then falling, the cryptocurrency’s buying volumes have picked up. It’s been

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Down 26%: Bitcoin Sees Worst Sell-Off in 7 Years as Coronavirus Spurs Flight to Safety

Bitcoin (BTC) suffered its biggest drop in seven years, as fears over the spreading coronavirus triggered a new wave of selling in everything from stocks and junk bonds to cryptocurrencies. This came despite a new European Central Bank pledge...

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