As Ethereum mining is going away, miners are not happy, Bloomberg reports

    The shift from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) will cut power consumption sharply – and leave some expensive technology searching for new uses, write Olga Kharif and David Pan on Bloomberg. The Ethereum mining community is a diverse bunch, geographically and demographically. There’s a 28-year-old translator in Ukraine, running computing hardware on his balcony to…

    Bitcoin goes under $17,800 as Ether touches $897

    On Saturday evening, at 20:30 UTC, Bitcoin plunged to about $17,749, and Ether fell to about $897 as the sell-off in the crypto market accelerated. The world’s two most popular cryptocurrencies are down more than 35% in the past week, as both breach symbolic price barriers. Two hours later, at 22:30 UTC, Bitcoin bounced back…

    Mike Novogratz says the crypto market is nearing a bottom

    Mike Novogratz, the CEO of the institutional crypto investment firm Galaxy Digital, said that the bottom might be near after the recent market turmoil. He is drawing parallels between crypto and Long Term Capital Management, a highly leveraged hedge fund that blew up in the late 1990s. “We’ve gone to a level that should be…

    Goldman Sachs begins trading the first-ever Ethereum-linked derivative product

    Goldman Sachs has expanded its client-facing crypto offering with a derivatives product linked to Ether (ETH), according to Marex Financial statement. The investment bank restarted its crypto operations in 2021 as a flood of institutional money entered the market, the core of its offerings has centered around derivatives tied to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Today, amid…

    Dubai-based Binghatti Developers to sell real estate for crypto

    Dubai-based Binghatti company Developers announced selling real estate for cryptocurrency, becoming the second developer in the UAE to accept digital payments this year. The company plans to protect its customers from market volatility through an especial payment process. Eng. Muhammad Binghatti, CEO of Binghatti Developers, told Khaleej Times in an interview: “We are going to…

    Institutional investors keep ‘buying the dip’ totaling $126 million in Bitcoin inflows

    According to Coinshares, about $506 million has been invested in exchange-traded Bitcoin funds since the start of the year, with $126 million of it flowing into ETPs last week. Contrary, Ethereum-based funds saw outflows for a ninth straight week. Bitcoin investment products saw cumulative inflows totaling $126 million over the last week, according to the…