How to invest in cryptocurrency
If you’re intrigued about Bitcoin’s price history or Ethereum’s all-time highs, you might be wondering if you’re missing out on financial gains. To explore how to get started in investing in cryptocurrency, Forkast has created a quick explainer video on what to do and the options. What you’ll learn: What are the two types of […]
Jay Chou dethrones Bored Ape Yacht Club; Bitcoin dips below US$40k
Taiwanese’s superstar Jay Chou’s NFT dethrones Bored Ape Yacht Club. Meanwhile Bitcoin dips below US$40k mark.
Is Bitcoin’s rocky start to 2022 a sign of things to come?
The 2022 crypto market has had a tough start as Bitcoin and Ethereum dipped below significant price points. But crypto experts say it’s not all doom and gloom.
Blood, sweat and tiers: Why layer 2 remains the bedrock of Bitcoin development
How has layer-2 innovation saved Bitcoin from becoming a victim of its own success? Blockstream chief Adam Back explains.
Race to be crypto hotspot heats up in Miami, New York
What’s behind the crypto cheerleading by U.S. mayors? Are their city coins savvy moves — or will the bespoke crypto end up worthless?
Bitcoin’s biggest test may come at next TradFi sell-off
Traditional equities and global markets are due for a correction. Valkyrie CEO Leah Wald wonders whether Bitcoin would hold strong in a global sell-off.
Kazakh riots hit miners; Fed hits crypto market
Kazakh riots hit miners, meanwhile Fed hits crypto market
Flash crash hits crypto market, but prices steady throughout Asia trading day
Bearish concerns over Federal Reserve rate hikes show a continued correlation with traditional markets, but industry watchers see changing dynamics at play.
Bitcoin, Ethereum price level sluggish while NFT sales volume surges
The crypto market leaders are trading sideways so far in the new year. But NFT trading volume has exploded, with strong Q1 performance expected.
Bitcoin at 13; Raising capital on the blockchain.
Bitcoin is now a teenager but it’s not a celebration for some as Indian tax authorities raid crypto businesses.
Happy birthday, Bitcoin! You’re still killing it
Love it or hate it, Bitcoin can be a powerful force for good — and it’s here to stay, writes Peter Vessenes, co-founder of The Bitcoin Foundation.
After a stellar year for Bitcoin and record crypto prices, what to expect in 2022
2021 was a big year for crypto. As we enter a new year, Forkast.News asks market watchers what might be in store for the next 12 months.
Bitcoin at 13: The new age of crypto
With wider acceptance as a financial asset, a teenage Bitcoin may not see the explosive 200% average annual returns of the past, but also may experience less price volatility.
Former Bitcoin.com CEO sees crypto prices plunging in 2022
In December 2020, Stefan Rust successfully predicted a ‘Cambrian Explosion’ of crypto tokens. Now he says 2022 will be when the crypto markets will be ‘flooring out.’
Year in cryptocurrency: biggest surprises of 2021
While increasing crypto adoption was predictable, 2021 also saw much that was unexpected. Here are the events that shocked even crypto natives.
Will a second country adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in 2022?
Bitcoin adoption soared in 2021 with El Salvador’s currency experiment with the help of the layer-2 scalers. Will Lightning strike twice in 2022?
Why I got a Bitcoin wallet, and how it can be used for crypto gift-giving and receiving
Curious to use Bitcoin but don’t know where to start? Forkast.News explains how.
Court overturns Korean Bitcoin ruling; Days numbered for SWIFT?
Court overturns Korean Bitcoin ruling, also are the days numbered for SWIFT?
Bitcoin sent by mistake, recipient will not be punished for keeping it: South Korea ruling
An investor who received $1.25M in Bitcoin by accident will not be criminally penalized, raising questions on the legal status of cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin’s price is a lie, says Morgan Creek Capital chief
Bitcoin’s current price is not indicative of the crypto’s future prospects, says Mark Yusko, who looks forward to the tokenization of everything.
Cryptocurrency prices take another hit in downward spiral
Macroeconomic factors and a spate of bad news override bullish outlook in crypto market as the year lurches toward its end.
OpenSea’s Wall Street waltz disappoints NFT devotees
OpenSea IPO plans in choppy waters. Crypto markets crumble. Bitcoin mining power struggles.
How crypto ETFs can open doors for traditional finance to enter DeFi
Crypto ETFs make it easy to invest in digital assets without the complexities, writes Kevin Tai of Linear Finance. Imagine what a crypto index can do.
Bitcoin crash drags down South Korean NFT game stocks
South Korean game shares fell sharply, just a few weeks after announcements of new NFT metaverse ventures sent the shares up.
Global markets downturn hits crypto as well; BTC trading below $50K
For the second weekend in a row, markets were hit with a massive shock due to external factors. Market watchers weigh in on price movements and what to expect.
Investors queasy as prospect of India crypto ban returns
Top blockchain and crypto news: Are India’s CBDC plans crowding out crypto? Jack Dorsey goes full Bitcoin bro. China’s digital yuan hopes claim another victim.
LUNA, Shiba Inu Coin soar as Ethereum nears all-time high
As the market recovers from a weekend sell-off, Terra and Shiba Inu tokens shine bright while Ethereum eyes new price heights. What’s behind their rally?
BTC, ETH prices recover after market jolt following Omicron variant
The impact was relatively short-lived, and many major tokens had already retraced most of their positions from Friday coming in Asia business hours.
What would Jerome Powell’s second term mean for crypto?
Top blockchain and crypto news: Fed nominations suggest no sudden moves. El Salvador’s Bitcoin lava affair. Dodgy dealings in China’s digital yuan.
Korea stands firm on NFT games; Laos introduces crypto regulations
Korea stands firm on NFT games, meanwhile Laos introduces crypto regulations
Taproot unlocks Bitcoin opportunities; Mintable aims big
Taproot unlocks Bitcoin opportunities meanwhile Mintable aims big
Bitcoin hoarding, another sign crypto is an inflation hedge
Bitcoin’s scarcity premium puts crypto into direct competition with gold and treasuries.
Bitcoin ETFs beckon as SEC spurns sweet spot
Top blockchain and crypto news: Spot ETFs stymied as SEC stands firm. Is Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade worth the wait? China’s crypto mining goes underground.
Taproot goes live; Hong Kong crypto kidnap
Taproot goes live, meanwhile Hong Kong crypto kidnap
Taproot is the biggest Bitcoin upgrade in 4 years — what it means, and price reaction
While Ethereum leads the market in smart contracts, Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade could help the world’s oldest blockchain emerge as a future contender. Here’s why.
What is Bitcoin Mining, and how is it done?
If the term ‘crypto mining’ sounds confusing to you, you’ve come to the right place. In this Forkast.News video explainer, we break down how it all works.
Scams are bullish for crypto
After recent scams were uncovered involving Walmart and Kroger, and Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin, why did the stock prices fall while the crypto prices rallied?
Bitcoin and Beyond
Bitcoin & Beyond
Bitcoin mining is ‘infinitely sustainable,’ says Blockstream executive
Panel explores sustainability issues surrounding the energy-intensive industry at Bitcoin & Beyond Virtual Summit.
BitMEX CEO expects 5 to 10 countries to adopt Bitcoin by next year
While El Salvador carved out its place in history as the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, there are others that may follow for an array of reasons.
What is the future of crypto and DeFi regulations?
From China’s crackdowns to El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption, where is the world headed in how governments regard crypto? An expert panel explores the future of decentralized finance in the global economy.
United we stand: crypto experts debate tribalism
Crypto is ‘a behavioral economics experiment,’ says Real Vision co-founder Raoul Pal. ‘Your incentive system is not a like button on Facebook, it’s money.’
How is the launch of Bitcoin futures ETFs affecting crypto mining?
After the SEC approved a Bitcoin futures ETF, the cost of crypto mining rigs jumped. Coincidence? Varit Bulakul of The Brooker Group explains.
Ethereum drives crypto comeback as US tax fears leave market unfazed
Top blockchain and crypto news: Ethereum rises and rivals follow. Taxing times for US investors. New life for reborn crypto miner.
Will El Salvador’s lead on Bitcoin inspire others to follow suit?
The Central American nation is the first to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. As many countries face similar issues of large unbanked population and high remittance fees, will others follow suit?
Bitcoin and Ethereum prices soar to new all-time highs, crypto market now worth $3 trillion
BTC and ETH are surging to dizzying new heights today as part of a broader crypto market rally. What’s going on?
Is 2021 the year of crypto’s coming of age?
Blockdata co-founder Jonathan Knegtel thinks so. Almost a teenager, Bitcoin is reaching a level of maturity that’s defying the predictions of its critics.