Moroccan Capital Markets Regulator Launches Fintech Portal

The Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), the capital markets regulatory body in Morocco, announced recently that it has launched a fintech portal on its website. The new portal has been created in... Read more »

Bitcoin drops to support as looming CPI print shakes up crypto and stock markets

Crypto and equities markets took a bit of a tumble on Aug. 9 as traders grew a bit skittish ahead of tomorrow’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. The details of the print... Read more »

3 Bills Introduced in US to Make CFTC Primary Regulator of Crypto Spot Markets

Three different bills have been introduced in the U.S. this year to empower the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to be the primary regulator of the crypto spot markets. Lawmakers Want CFTC... Read more »

How Bitcoin whales make a splash in markets and move prices

Deriving their names from the size of the massive mammals swimming around the earth’s oceans, cryptocurrency whales refer to individuals or entities that hold large amounts of cryptocurrency.  In the case of... Read more »

Bitcoin due ‘one of greatest bull markets’ as July gains circle 20%

Bitcoin (BTC) spoofed a breakout to fresh six-week highs into July 31 as a showdown for both the weekly and monthly close drew near. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView “Bart... Read more »

Crypto use in emerging markets driven by necessity: KuCoin Labs head

The proliferation of cryptocurrencies around the world has been driven by different use-cases, with key differences becoming apparent between developed and emerging market environments. Lou Yu, who heads up KuCoin Labs, tackled... Read more »

Capitulation ongoing but markets not at the bottom yet: Glassnode

Bitcoin wealth is being distributed from weak hands to strong hands due to ongoing capitulation from retail investors and miners, signaling that the bottom may be close. The latest ‘The Week On-Chain’... Read more »

A brief history of Bitcoin crashes and bear markets: 2009–2022

Bitcoin (BTC) experienced one of its most brutal crashes ever in 2022, with the BTC price plummeting below $20,000 in June after peaking at $68,000 in 2021. June 2022 has become the... Read more »

Risk profile of crypto markets similar to oil and tech: Coinbase

Despite some touting crypto as a hedge against traditional markets, digital assets today share a similar risk profile to commodities such as oil and gas, and tech and pharmaceutical stocks, according to... Read more »

EU Makes Deal on MiCA Legislation to Regulate Crypto Markets

Representatives of key European Union (EU) institutions and member states reached an agreement on the Markets in Crypto Assets regulatory proposal. The progress in the negotiations over the comprehensive legal framework for... Read more »