May 09, 2022
The bull and the bear are two symbols that are also well known in the stock market. Both describe one of three trends that can be spotted in every market. The bull symbolizes the strong uptrend and optimism among investors. The bear on the other hand quite the opposite. If you are invested in cryptocurrencies or stocks, you surely came across both terms. But what is the meaning of all this? Where does the idea come from to attribute market sentiment to these specific animals? In this article, we are going to explain the two archetypes that are often used to describe sentiment or market conditions.
May 05, 2022
While the price of stocks and crypto is not holding up great, a report is circulating with comments from the CFO of MicroStrategy. There is talk of the company getting a margin call if Bitcoin would drop to $21.000. MicroStrategy has about 130,000 Bitcoin on its books.
May 04, 2022
Tonight at 8:00 Central European Time, the U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) will announce the new interest rate. Will it indeed go up by 0.5%, as the market expects? If it's going to be more and/or if Chairman Powell uses stern language, equities and crypto might panick. If the decision is not as bad as expected, prices could rally.
May 03, 2022
For Bitcoin and crypto investors, it is always interesting to listen when investor Warren Buffet is asked for his opinion about Bitcoin. It gives an insight into the mindset of an investor who made his fortune in the old economy. 'I wouldn't buy all the BTC in the world for $25.'
May 02, 2022
The messaging app Telegram has been active on the frontier of crypto for years and has reached a milestone. Users can create their own wallet in the app and buy, send and receive BTC. In addition, there is room for Telegram's native coin.
Apr 28, 2022
The New York State Assembly has passed a bill banning Bitcoin mining by gas-fired power plants for the next two years. The bill is now before the Senate. It was and still is hotly debated.
Apr 28, 2022
In the past few days, positive news about Bitcoin adoption arrived on two occasions. For one news fact, you had to be able to read French: the Central African Republic (CAR) is introducing Bitcoin as legal tender. The other news is about asset manager Fidelity, who will be adding Bitcoin as an option in their retirement plans.
Apr 25, 2022
The Bitcoin halving has, historically speaking, been the biggest catalyst for each Bitcoin rally. The block reward is reduced every 4 years on average and this creates an additional supply shock. It is true that we are only halfway through until the next event and possibly a positive effect on the market kicks in. The halving is not the only thing that concerns Bitcoin in these times. Will we see a rally in 2024 and when was the best time to buy Bitcoin when putting the halving into perspective?
Apr 25, 2022
A heated debate rages in the Bitcoin community. It is about a new improvement proposal: BIP119. The disagreement mainly concerns the question of how quickly this proposal can be pushed through or whether a broad consensus must first be reached.
Apr 24, 2022
During a debate at the IMF Spring Meeting, Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Giorgieva made notable statements about irresponsible monetary policy by governments: 'We were like eight-year-olds chasing the ball.'
Apr 11, 2022
For years, U.S. investors and crypto advocates have waited for a Bitcoin ETF. When the SEC first authorized one in October 2021, it turned out to be a huge nothing burger. It turned out to be a futures ETF. Since last week we have signs that a spot ETF could be coming.