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

Bitcoin Steadies After Flash Crash

Bitcoin Steadies After Flash Crash

Bitcoin sell-offs plummeted on Wednesday, providing some relief to holders of the volatile cryptocurrency after a sudden crash the previous day wiping out billions of dollars of its value. The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is down 1.3% to settle at $4,6154.44 a piece, according to 5pm ET data from CoinDesk. It briefly fell 17% … 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

TransUnion Brings Credit Data Checks to Crypto Lending

TransUnion Brings Credit Data Checks to Crypto Lending

Cryptocurrency lenders will be able to start checking credit reports. TransUnionAnd TRUE 0.72% One of the three largest US consumer credit reporting companies will allow consumers to give blockchain companies access to their personal credit data through security company Spring Labs’ ky0x Digital Passport. By providing this information, the companies said consumers will be able … Read more

Citadel Securities to Receive First Outside Investment

Citadel Securities to Receive First Outside Investment

Citadel Securities is set to receive its first outside investment in a deal that values ​​the e-commerce company owned by billionaire hedge fund Ken Griffin at nearly $22 billion. Venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and cryptocurrency investor Paradigm have agreed to invest $1.15 billion in a Chicago-based company, the company told the Wall Street Journal. … 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

Goldman Sachs thinks bitcoin can get to $100,000. Here’s how.

Goldman Sachs thinks bitcoin can get to $100,000. Here's how.

Bitcoin is likely to take a larger market share than gold as a “store of value” thanks to broader adoption of digital assets and Bitcoin scaling solutions, according to a Tuesday report from Goldman Sachs. Cryptocurrency price could exceed $100,000 in a hypothetical scenario when Bitcoin is BTCUSD, + 1.05% Capture 50% of the “store … Read more