Altcoin prices briefly rebounded, but derivatives metrics predict worsening conditions

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Declining demand for Tether and negative futures premiums for altcoins reflect a growing disinterest from crypto investors. On May 12, the total crypto market capitalization reached its lowest close in 10 months and the metric continues to test the $1.23 trillion support level. However, the following seven days were reasonably calm while Bitcoin (BTC) gained … Read more

Indian government’s ‘blockchain not crypto’ stance highlights lack of understanding

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India’s “blockchain, not crypto” stance has led to disastrous crypto policies, forcing several thriving crypto firms to relocate. Indian crypto businesses are struggling with the new tax policies as trading volumes have dried up and many established crypto firms are looking to relocate to more crypto-friendly jurisdictions. While many developed countries and even several of … Read more

Bitcoin and Ethereum had a rough week, but derivatives data reveals a silver lining

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BTC, ETH and altcoin prices were crushed this week, but the futures funding rate shows retail traders are not ready to become permabears. This week the crypto market endured a sharp drop in valuation after Coinbase, the leading U.S. exchange, reported a $430 million quarterly net loss and South Korea announced plans to introduce a 20% … Read more