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The XBO Weekly #18 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #18 – Crypto News

Crypto gains despite market woes The cryptocurrency market continued its advance and managed to regain the psychological market cap threshold of $1 trillion, despite the bankruptcy filing of yet another institutional lender facing serious liquidity concerns, Genesis Global, claiming $5.1 b...

Analysis
What is the current contagion effect on crypto winter?

What is the current contagion effect on crypto winter?

The cryptocurrency industry is facing its toughest test yet. A full-blown crypto contagion resulted in multiple bankruptcies across the sector and a crash in cryptocurrency prices.  In these tough times, we should remind ourselves that the crypto industry is resilient. It has come back with streng...

Crypto News
The XBO Weekly #17 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #17 – Crypto News

Bear market rally raises expectations of a market reversal. Crypto surprised the markets for a second week in a row, with leading currencies Bitcoin ( BTC ) and Ethereum ( ETH ) rising close to 22%, to $21k and $1550, respectively, bringing their total year-to-date gains to about 30% and effectivel...

Security
How to protect your crypto from hackers

How to protect your crypto from hackers

The crypto winter and market disruptions of 2022 , including the fallout of some algorithmic stable coin issuers and major exchanges, have shaken investors’ sentiment toward the safety of cryptocurrency investments. The ongoing threat of cyber-attacks and multiple scams...

Crypto News
The XBO Weekly #16 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #16 – Crypto News

Crypto experienced gains amid falling stock markets Despite the traditional stock markets' slump, which was caused by positive job news, cryptocurrency ended the week with gains. Reports on a robust labor market translate to wage growth that is too high for inflation to decline, and they suggest that the ...

Security
Securing my crypto: What are the options?

Securing my crypto: What are the options?

Wow, what a year 2022 has been! Another crypto bear market. Multiple bankruptcies within the sector. But the show goes on.  Once again, we were all reminded of old lessons of crypto self-custody . The expression “Not your keys, not your coins” is all over Twitter following the colla...

Crypto News
The XBO Weekly #15 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #15 – Crypto News

Crypto weathers the storm of inflation, interest rates, and FUD Another turbulent week for the cryptocurrency markets, which spiked after the US CPI report revealed slower-than-expected November inflation before falling after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 50 basis points to their highest level...

Regulation
Cryptocurrency Regulation: Pros and Cons

Cryptocurrency Regulation: Pros and Cons

Calls for cryptocurrency regulation are getting louder by the minute following multiple implosions, within the industry. The global cryptocurrency market ca...

Crypto News
The XBO Weekly #14 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #14 – Crypto News

The battle over stablecoins rages on In what is being interpreted an aggressive move to solidify Circle’s market position, Coinbase is offering investors the option to swap U.S. dollar pegged stablecoin Tether USDT to USDC , with no conversion cost. USDC was launched in 2018 by Centre, a partnersh...

Crypto News
The XBO Weekly #13 – Crypto News

The XBO Weekly #13 – Crypto News

Lower interest hikes in December impact crypto prices The prospect of smaller interest rate hikes in December, by 50 basis points rather than the 75 of the previous four, appears to have benefited the cryptocurrency market, which increased its market capitalisation by 3% week over week to $815 billion. While...

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