Blockchain

Blockchain-related articles on Data Driven Investor (DDI).

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Can a Stablecoin Jeopardize the Position of Bitcoin in the Crypto Space?

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Stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency designed primarily to maintain a stable market value. It’s recognizable by the fact that it’s tied to something that has a relatively stable price. It can be related...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 8th – 14th)

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Most projects saw red during the last week as crypto markets shed around $20 million, and total market capitalization returned to $200 million. The drop was particularly pronounced on Thursday, when $6 billion was...
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Will Bakkt Futures launch & low HV bring a Bitcoin revival?

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Ask anyone who got carried away by the euphoria of Bitcoin buying frenzy at the end of 2017 and got in right when it was peaking & they would say it's been a terrible...
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How Blockchain-as-a-Service (Baas) Platforms are Speeding up Blockchain Adoption

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There is hardly an IT director today that does not have to answer questions by his superiors as to if, how and when blockchain technology can be adopted in the business. The technology that...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 13th-19th)

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Crypto markets briefly dived below $200 million to hit the lowest total capitalization since November 2017, before bouncing back to end the week virtually unchanged. And while Bitcoin followed a similar trend, Bitcoin dominance...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (July 2nd – July 8th)

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With an almost $30 billion boost in market capitalization for the week, cryptocurrency markets posted their first significant weekly gains since at least the start of June. Among the biggest projects, the best performers...
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Crypto Rollercoaster — Trouble on the ETH2.0 Testnet, Volatile Markets, The Fed Talks CBDCs

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DDI Crypto Newsletter | Week of August 20 | With Alpha Trades Is it just me, or are things getting bullish out there? From Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy pumping his favorite altcoins to governments around the world taking...
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Infographic: The Dark Side of Crypto

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The crimes being committed using blockchain technology and cryptocurrency run the gamut. SilkRoad, the original dark-web hub which was shut down in 2013, was the place to buy and sell drugs online, with over...
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Headliners: JPM’s Interbank blockchain, FB & TSLA troubles and Fed’s Dot Plot

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Another week of interesting developments in the Financial markets so let's get right to it. Let's start off with my favorite - Cryptocurrencies. Although the price action in the digital assets dictated sustained gains...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 6th – 12th)

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It was a week of both highs and lows. On Saturday, the crypto market as a whole plunged to fresh lows for 2018, as total market capitalization slumped to under $212 billion on Saturday,...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 3rd – 9th)

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It was a week to forget for crypto bulls as the market crashed on Wednesday, losing $40 billion in less than 24 hours. The plunge seems to have been triggered by news that Goldman...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 15th – 21st)

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It was a welcome return to growth for crypto last week, as markets added around $10 billion across the seven days and ending the week at $211 billion. The most pronounced movement occurred on...
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Creating Sustainable Carbon Economy With Blockchain

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In the week of Feb 14, 2021, an unusual ‘Arctic blast’ pummeled Texas, US. The temperature plunged to historically low levels leaving scores of people deprived of electricity and drinking water. As per experts,...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 24th – 30th)

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After a much-needed recovery during the third week of September, the final week of the month ended virtually unchanged after a $20 billion sell-off by early-Wednesday was erased by steady gains to the end...
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Zero-fee, Decentralized Exchange Launches on Stellar

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StellarX is the name given to the feeless, all-encompassing decentralized exchange. All-encompassing in that soon there will be stocks, bonds real estate etc. available to trade. Saying this is one thing and accomplishing it...
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Passive Income from Holding Security Tokens

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The ability to earn a passive income with your cryptocurrency holdings has been around a while now. I have dabbled in most of them, but in almost all cases the rewards can be insignificant and...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (June 18th-24th)

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Cryptocurrency markets continued to lose ground last week, with bearish sentiment being strengthened following the 35 billion won ($31 million) hack of South Korea’s Bithumb exchange. The sixth-biggest cryptocurrency trading venue in the world,...
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Fidelity to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

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The world’s fourth-biggest asset manager, Fidelity Investments, who controls around $7.2 trillion in assets, has 27 million customers and provides investment services to around 13,000 institutional advisory firms and brokers, is launching a digital...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (August 27th – September 2nd)

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It was a welcome return to bullish times for crypto as markets added nearly $25 billion during the week, and ended at a 3-week high of around $238 billion. Bitcoin enjoyed solid gains, breaking...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 17th – 23rd)

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After a rather forgettable first half of the month, crypto markets bounced back strongly last week. Total market cap closed above $225 billion, having started on Monday at just over $200 billion. Ethereum, Stellar,...