Category: crypto economy

Tether’s Market Cap Inches Towards All-Time High as Competitors Struggle With Redemptions 

Despite several U.S. dollar-pegged digital tokens experiencing notable redemptions in recent months, the largest stablecoin by market valuation, tether, is on the verge of achieving its highest-ever market capitalization. With…

Tether Stablecoin Sees 22% Growth in 2023 Despite Dollar-Pegged Token Economy’s Contraction

Since January 2023, the number of tether stablecoins in circulation has grown from 66 billion to the current 80.9 billion, representing growth of more than 22% this year. Tether’s growth…

Ethereum’s Shapella Upgrade Unlocks Staked Ether, Over 860K ETH Poised for Withdrawal, Price Surges 6%

On Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Ethereum’s Shapella upgrade was successfully implemented, enabling validators to withdraw staked ether. Data reveals that more than 860,000 ether is…

Bitcoin Miner Bitdeer Technologies to List on Nasdaq via SPAC Deal

According to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bitdeer Technologies Holdings, a digital mining firm founded by crypto-billionaire Jihan Wu in 2018, plans to be…

Ethereum’s Shapella Upgrade to Enable Staking Withdrawals Set to Go Live on April 12

The Ethereum blockchain is set to undergo its next major update since the network switched from proof-of-work to proof-of-stake through The Merge. The upcoming upgrade, dubbed “Shapella,” which combines the…

March Bitcoin Mining Stats Show Climbing Revenue and Hashrate Highs

According to statistics, 4,498 blocks have been mined in the last 30 days, creating 28,112 new bitcoins over the past month. Bitcoin’s network hashrate has been around 341 exahash per…

Stablecoin Supply Plummets After Depegging Event: $7.4B Dollar-Pegged Tokens Withdrawn From Circulation

During the past 11 days, over 7 billion USDC stablecoins have been withdrawn from circulation, with most of the redemptions occurring following the depegging event of USDC on March 11,…

Stablecoin Trading Dominates Monday’s Crypto Market, Tether and BUSD Sell at Premiums

On Monday, the crypto economy experienced significant market activity with $183.85 billion in global trade volume over 24 hours, with a large portion of those trades involving stablecoins. USDC traded…

Crypto Economy Swelled 80,466% Since 2013, Despite $1.5 Trillion Loss in 2022 Downturn

Nine years and nine months ago, on May 9, 2013, coinmarketcap.com recorded 14 cryptocurrency assets, and bitcoin’s overall valuation was $1.24 billion, with 11.13 million bitcoins in circulation at the…