Bitcoin Gold

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Braces for $700M in Options to Expire; Record $7B Value Locked in DeFi

Bitcoin price is trending up while crypto keeps flooding into DeFi.

Markets  ·  26 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Slides to $11.8K; Uniswap at $7M in Monthly ETH Fees

Bitcoin heads to bearish territory while the Ethereum blockchain’s gas fees continue to be pricey.

Markets  ·  18 August 2020

Appeals Court Backs Coinbase in Bitcoin Gold Fork ‘Breach of Contract’ Lawsuit

A California appeals court has backed a prior judgment that the cryptocurrency exchange wasn't obliged to to support the Bitcoin Gold hard fork in 2017.

News  ·  12 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Stumbles to $11,300; USDC Lending Rates Skyrocket

Bitcoin experienced heavy selling Tuesday, while traders are finding profits in stablecoin borrowing strategies.

Markets  ·  11 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Bitcoin's price is clawing its way back after weekend losses while the ether options market suggests a bumpy road ahead.

Markets  ·  6 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Trudges Past $11.7K as DeFi Lending Rates Gyrate

Bitcoin’s price is trending up. Meanwhile, interest rates for lending crypto in DeFi are still unpredictable.

Markets  ·  5 August 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Sticks to $11,000; Derivatives, DeFi Keep Growing

The cryptocurrency markets are finally heating up in July.

Markets  ·  29 July 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Fails to Stay Above $9,400 While Dai Supply Skyrockets

Low volume and volatility continue to plague the bitcoin market but the supply of dai soars.

Markets  ·  22 July 2020

Bitcoin Cash Is the Only Fork Underperforming Bitcoin This Year

Bitcoin cash has underperformed bitcoin by 18 percentage points this year while other forks have outperformed by at least 44 percentage points.

Markets  ·  16 July 2020
51% Attacks

Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

A 51 percent attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.

Markets  ·  11 July 2020

Bitcoin’s Price Steady Over $9,000 as Sentiment Stays Positive

Bitcoin’s return above the $9,000 mark may have been driven by some of the same forces causing a rally in bonds – a desire for respite from a coronavirus-plagued markets.

Markets  ·  6 March 2020

Bitcoin Stays Above $9,000 in US Trading

The price of bitcoin broke above $9,000 on a bullish run at 9:00 UTC (4:00 a.m. EST).

Markets  ·  5 March 2020

Why Exchanges List Small-Cap Coins Despite 51% Attacks

It is profitable for exchanges to list low market-cap coins, despite the potential for 51 percent attacks, say two VCs from Dragonfly Capital.

Markets  ·  11 February 2020

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 27, 2020

Today's daily podcast features trouble at TRON and an attack on Bitcoin Gold. It's CoinDesk's Crypto News Roundup.

Markets  ·  27 January 2020

Bad Actors Rent Hashing Power to Hit Bitcoin Gold With New 51% Attacks

The two attacks last Thursday saw over $87,000 in the cryptocurrency double spent.

Tech  ·  27 January 2020