Crypto job openings surge 395% in a year, with Miami, Austin and Denver emerging as new hubs

Crypto job openings surge 395% in a year, with Miami, Austin and Denver emerging as new hubs

The crypto space has experienced a hiring frenzy, and the trend is likely to continue. Cryptocurrency-related job advertisements in the United States rose 395% in 2021 compared to the previous year, in a sign of the industry’s expansion, according to a recent LinkedIn analysis. Companies ranging from tech giants Meta FB, + 1.66%And Twitter TWTR, … Read more

What’s behind the booming market for rare coins

What's behind the booming market for rare coins

As investors continue to pour money into all things cryptocurrency, there is another type of currency that appears to be gaining momentum. And this is as “real” as money – as in rare coins. According to many accounts, the market for coins (or coins) has experienced exponential growth since the beginning of the pandemic, in … Read more

Opinion: Here’s what I got right and wrong on stocks, bitcoin and China this year — and my predictions for 2022

Opinion: Here's what I got right and wrong on stocks, bitcoin and China this year — and my predictions for 2022

It’s been a wild year in the markets, with mega stocks doing big and speculative stocks for small captors…not so big. Here is a review of my predictions for 2021 and an update of my thoughts for the year ahead. My predictions are from a year ago in italics. 1. Underperformance of small firms, especially … Read more

Different crypto will be less correlated, as healthcare stocks ‘won’t move in the same way’ gold ETF moves, a crypto asset manager says

Different crypto will be less correlated, as healthcare stocks 'won't move in the same way' gold ETF moves, a crypto asset manager says

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, the weekly crypto newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Francis Yu, a crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll share with you the latest and best digital assets this week so far. Find me on Twitter at MustafaHosny Oh God, Amen To send feedback or tell us what … Read more

Bitcoin is trading in tandem with stocks? This chart shows that relationship as markets face a more hawkish Fed

Bitcoin is trading in tandem with stocks? This chart shows that relationship as markets face a more hawkish Fed

This argument has always existed — some bitcoin proponents have described the cryptocurrency as “digital gold,” an inflation hedge and a store of value. But others point out that Bitcoin was recently traded side by side With the sentiment around the stock market, especially over the past few months, as investors adjust to the Federal … Read more

Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued for allegedly making false statements about the crypto EthereumMax

Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued for allegedly making false statements about the crypto EthereumMax

Celebrities including boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., Kim Kardashian and former NBA All-Star Paul Pierce have been sued for their roles in an alleged cryptocurrency scam. According to a class action complaint from the Central District of California, the listed celebrities as well as EthereumMax are accused of making misleading statements about the digital tokens offered … Read more

SEC’s Gensler won’t say whether ether is a security, amid crypto market slide

SEC's Gensler won't say whether ether is a security, amid crypto market slide

As Professor at MIT, Gary Gensler argue In 2018, the creators of the cryptocurrency ETHUSD managed to -5.32% You violated federal law when they issued $18 million worth of tokens without registering them as securities with the SEC. Today, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gensler will … Read more

The crypto market is uneasy about the Fed meeting and high inflation. Here’s why

The crypto market is uneasy about the Fed meeting and high inflation. Here's why

Cryptocurrency investors are closely watching this week’s Federal Reserve meeting, as the market expects the central bank to announce a faster cut in the pace of bond purchases as inflation rises in the US. Facing Macroeconomic Uncertainty, Bitcoin BTCUSD, -3.39% It has fallen more than 30% from its all-time high of $68,991 in November, and … Read more

Errant quotes made cryptocurrency investors ‘quadrillionaires’ on paper today. Here’s how the crypto community reacted.

Errant quotes made cryptocurrency investors ‘quadrillionaires’ on paper today. Here’s how the crypto community reacted.

Bitcoin has minted more than a few million millionaires in recent years as its value has soared since its inception more than a decade ago, but an apparent supply problem made investors richer – on paper at least – for a while on Tuesday. Crypto sites, including digital asset exchange Coinbase Global COIN, -0.71% and … Read more

A near-term pullback, then the third bubble in 100 years is coming, says strategist. Here’s how to get ready.

A near-term pullback, then the third bubble in 100 years is coming, says strategist. Here's how to get ready.

Among the dozens of central bank meetings jammed this week, the Fed has been seen stealing the show with a low start and early hints of a rate hike. After “the worst inflation call in history” and its credibility shattered, President Jerome Powell will need to take matters into its own hands, says Allianz’s chief … Read more