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Coinbase COIN Starts Trading at a Price Around $400 and Over $100 Billion Valuation

Coinbase finally started trading on Nasdaq today. The leading US-based cryptocurrency exchange became the first major exchange to have its shares publicly traded. Coinbase’s direct listing on Nasdaq was undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated events in the entire cryptocurrency industry and the fintech world alike. It took place moments ago, and according to the official website of Nasdaq, COIN shares had a debut price of $381. At the time of this writing, however, the...

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Akon Wishes He Kept Bitcoins Gifted in 2014 and Reveals Akon City’s Progress (Exclusive Interview)

The popular Senegalese-American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer, Akon, shocked the world a few years back by announcing revolutionary plans to build a real-life Wakanda city in Senegal. The idea was to run entirely on renewable energy and be powered by Akon’s own cryptocurrency – Akoin. The ambitious endeavor garnered the world’s attention, and despite some challenges, recent reports indicated that the entire project should be completed within the next several...

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Bitcoin’s Market Cap Now Bigger Than Visa and MasterCard Combined

Apart from surpassing the $1 trillion level, bitcoin’s market capitalization is now worth more than two of the largest financial service companies – Visa and MasterCard – combined. Moreover, BTC’s market cap is also higher than several of the largest US-based banks, including JPMorgan, Bank of America, and Citigroup. Bitcoin Above Visa and MasterCard The previously referred to as “magical internet money” has been on a mind-blowing bull run since early October when it dabbled...

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Bitcoin Struggling at $60K: Stellar (XLM) Enters Top 10 After 25% Surge (Market Watch)

Despite overcoming its nemesis at $60,000 yesterday, bitcoin’s struggles with that particular benchmark level continue as the asset has dipped beneath it. Most altcoins have also retraced slightly, with the apparent exception of Ripple (XRP), which surged to a new 3-year high of $1.4 following more positive news in the ongoing legal battles with the SEC. Bitcoin Dips Below $60K Once Again After a three-week-long wait, bitcoin finally overcame $60,000 yesterday. Furthermore,...

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Bitcoin Explodes Above $60K: Ethereum & BNB Break ATHs

After failing to overcome its round-numbered nemesis of $60,000 for weeks, bitcoin has finally broken above it. Most alternative coins are also well in the green, with ETH and BNB surging to new ATH records at just shy of $2,200 and $485, respectively. Bitcoin Skyrockets Above $60K Bitcoin was unable to continue north following its all-time high in mid-March at $61,800. Just the opposite, the cryptocurrency reversed its trajectory and a few weeks later even threatened to dump...

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Altcoin Season 2021 Booming as BTC Dominance Hits 2-Year Low: The Weekly Crypto Recap

This week we saw altcoins taking for the skies as Bitcoin was rangebound. This led to a plummeting BTC dominance that hit a 2-year low. Bitcoin was trading slightly below $60K this time last week, and everyone had their hopes up that it would conquer this coveted level. Unfortunately, last Saturday, the price started showing signs of weakness, and it declined all the way to $57K on Sunday. From there, Bitcoin started trading flat and made another unsuccessful attempt at $60K...

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4 Reasons Altcoin Season 2021 Has Officially Started

The cryptocurrency market is on fire. The market capitalization has surged past $2 trillion for the first time in its history. Interestingly enough, this was led mostly by alternative coins, or altcoins, surging in value. Bitcoin, on the other hand, failed to break above $60K on multiple occasions over the past month, giving serious merits to the notion that altcoin season 2021 is brewing. In January this year, CryptoPotato reported that Secrets of Crypto, which is one of the...

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Crypto Market Tops $2 Trillion As Bitcoin Price Eyes $60K Once Again

The crypto market has reached a new all-time high today and is now worth over 2 trillion dollars. The push from financial institutions has played a crucial role in boosting the price of several high-market cap currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others. Another Milestone for the Crypto Community While this is an excellent achievement for the crypto-space, many crypto-users believe an even greater bull run is ahead, considering the institutional push and adoption for...

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Bitcoin Dumps $3500 Following Another Rejection at $60K (Weekend Watch)

Another unsuccessful attempt to overcome $60,000 has resulted in a $3,500 price drop for bitcoin. Most altcoins have also followed along south, and the entire market cap has lost more than $60 billion in a day. Bitcoin Dipped to $56,500 after Another Rejection As previously reported by CryptoPotato, bitcoin was flirting with the coveted $60,000 price line for several consecutive days. However, every attempt to reconquer it was met with immediate rejection. The situation...

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Bitcoin Dominance at 7-Month Low: Polkadot Soars 20% To New ATH (Market Watch)

Bitcoin’s inability to overcome $60,000 has caused him a massive chunk of its dominance in the past few weeks as the metric is down to a 7-month low well beneath 60%. In contrast, some altcoins have charted impressive gains, including new all-time high records for Ethereum and Polkadot. Polkadot’s ATH Takes it to 4th Place The past several days have been quite bullish for the altcoin market. Ethereum led the charge with several consecutive green daily candles, resulting in...

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