Cryptocurrencies News

The cryptocurrency paradigm was heralded by the launch of Bitcoin (BTC) in 2008, inspiring a new technological and social movement. The goal of cryptocurrencies is to provide a medium for global, peer-to-peer transaction settlement that preserves privacy and financial security.

A cryptocurrency monetary policy is enforced through a unique blend of software, cryptography and financial incentives rather than the whim of trusted third parties such as central banks, corporations or governments. Cryptocurrencies are powered by cryptographically secure, verifiable transaction databases called blockchains, which provide their security and transparency.

A cryptocurrency network consists of a global community of stakeholders, including the validators that secure the network while adding transactions to the blockchain, the traders who speculate on these radically market-driven assets, and the builders working to onboard people to this new financial paradigm. 

At Cointelegraph, we are chronicling the ongoing story of cryptocurrency and the rise of a borderless, permissionless financial system. How will industry stakeholders work to make crypto a mainstay in people’s lives? How will crypto investments change the paradigm of the current financial system? And will incumbent and legacy systems accept or fight this change?

Stay tuned: Cryptocurrencies are going to play a big role heading into the future.

Market Analysis
MicroStrategy’s purchase of 7,002 BTC might have helped boost Bitcoin price today, but derivatives data also shows that pro traders are becoming more bullish.
Wen moon? Data shows pro traders becoming more bullish on Bitcoin price
Marcel Pechman
Market Update
Bitcoin price flashed a few bullish signals on Nov. 29, leading analysts to share their opinions on why BTC should close November above $60,000.
3 reasons why traders expect Bitcoin to retake $60K before November ends
Jordan Finneseth
Jerome Powell cited CBDCs and digital assets in his speech to open the New York Innovation Center at the Federal Reserve’s local offices.
BIS Innovation Hub partners with Fed to support analysis of digital assets
Turner Wright
“Cryptocurrency may be tricky to understand, but the value of a major crypto donation converted into cash is not," said Engiven founder James Lawrence.
Charity platform expects significantly larger crypto than fiat donations for Giving Tuesday
Turner Wright
Industry-disrupting blockchain innovations are believed to accelerate with the removal of technical barriers to NFT minting.
New software-as-a-service offering makes it easy for users to launch products, share art and more with NFTs
Sarah Jansen
Altcoin Watch
Bitcoin price is still pinned below $60,000, but the recovery in ETH and altcoins suggests that the current correction could be coming to an end.
Key data points suggest the crypto market’s short-term correction is over
Marcel Pechman
The move comes after the company increased its net profits by over ten-fold in the last quarter.
Galaxy Digital raises $500 million in convertible debt to fund business expansion
Zhiyuan Sun
Price Analysis
Bitcoin and most major altcoins rebounded off their strong support levels, but the real challenge for the bulls is to sustain the momentum and clear the $60,000...
Price analysis 11/29: BTC, ETH, BNB, SOL, ADA, XRP, DOT, DOGE, AVAX, SHIB
Rakesh Upadhyay

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