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February 2023

Crypto’s Weird Prices

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have remained stable while Wall Street reported its biggest loss of the year. How has crypto remained unimpacted by problems seen by the stock market?

Weekly Market Wrap: Bitcoin rises above US$23,000 after its first weekly ‘death cross’

Bitcoin briefly climbed above US$25,000 for the first time since August 2021, before declining to US$23,764 after its first weekly “death cross.” Investors liquidated over US$70 million worth of Bitcoin short positions in the past 24 hours, according to data aggregator GlassNode, contributing to BTC’s rally.

Bitcoin Breaches US$24,000

Bitcoin experienced its first ‘death cross’ ever, but what does this mean for the coin’s trajectory?

Weekly NFT sales spike after Blur’s Valentines airdrop, the NFT marketplace that beat OpenSea’s trading volume in the past month, airdropped its platform tokens on Valentine’s Day, contributing to the global NFT sales increase this week.

Bitcoin Price Dips

Bitcoin has fallen 4.5% since last week, but could this be seen as the coin trading sideways, or could we see even more drops in Bitcoin’s price?

Weekly Market Wrap: Bitcoin retreats below US$22,000 after a record January. Is the strong start to 2023 reversing?

After the strongest January price increase since 2013, Bitcoin gave up some of its gains this week to dip below the US$22,000 support line on Friday. The crypto market was buffeted by bearish comments on interest rates by U.S. Federal Reserve officials this week, along with concerns about a regulatory crackdown. Is this the start of a downtrend, a healthy correction, or the beginning of a so-called “crab” market moving sideways?

Weekly Market Wrap: Bitcoin breaches US$23,000 in best monthly performance since October 2021

Bitcoin climbed more than 39% in January to break through the US$23,000 resistance ceiling in its best monthly performance since October 2021. Can the world’s first and biggest cryptocurrency maintain the upward momentum? Industry commentators share their views with Forkast.

NFT’s Bitcoin Future

Could there be a shift in Ethereum’s monopoly of the NFT world as new technologies arise?

Bitcoin mining fund soars as BTC powers into 2023

Top blockchain and crypto news: BTC mining ETF outperforms. SBF under pressure as accusations mount. ‘China’s Instagram’ embraces NFTs.

New Bitcoin protocol may shake up the NFT market

Bitcoin has long been the world’s largest cryptocurrency blockchain, but non-fungible tokens or NFTs were always the domain of Ethereum. A new protocol could change that, and some in the Bitcoin community are not too pleased.

FastForkast headlines

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall along with all top 10 cryptos as investors await consumption index

Markets: Bitcoin down, Ether up; US equities rise as unemployment benefit claims slide

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether rise along with top 10 cryptos despite Fed signals to raise interest rates

Bitcoin back above US$24,000, Fed releases February minutes

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend losses; Polygon, Solana biggest losers

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall as 2-year bond nears 15-year high

Bitcoin exceeds 154,000 inscriptions in a month as Litecoin Ordinals launches

Markets: Bitcoin gains, returns to US$25,000; XRP biggest winner in top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether up, Solana, Helium rise after merge announcement

Bitcoin surpasses Visa’s market cap to be 11th largest asset in the world

Markets: Bitcoin rises above US$24,000; Solana gains most in top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin dips below US$24,000 to start the trading week in Asia

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall along with most top 10 cryptos following hawkish U.S. Fed remarks

Markets: Bitcoin slips back below US$24,000 as inflation worries resurface in U.S., equities slide

Markets: Bitcoin rallies over 11% as top 10 cryptos gain, memecoin Floki surges 82%

El Salvador to establish ‘Bitcoin Embassy’ in Texas to promote adoption of digital assets

Markets: Bitcoin breaches US$24,000 to highest price since August as short sellers liquidated

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend gains; Cardano rises most among top 10 cryptos

Singapore’s DBS Digital Exchange’s Bitcoin trade volume grows 80% in 2022

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether, other major tokens rise despite hotter-than-expected CPI reading

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether drop; BNB biggest loser in top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin rises amid market jitters as Paxos stablecoin issuer next regulator target after Kraken clampdown

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether prices extend losses; Dogecoin sole gainer among top 10 cryptos

Bitcoin mining difficulty dips 0.5% over two weeks after hitting record high

Markets: Bitcoin treads water under US$22,000 following SEC action on Kraken, Ether falls

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall along with top 10 cryptos; SOL biggest loser

Markets: Bitcoin slumps in broad sell off amid SEC charges against Kraken, regulation worries

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall; Matic sees biggest gain as top 10 cryptos decline

Markets: Bitcoin falls under US$23,000 as Fed says inflation remains stubborn. Most top 10 crypto decline

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend gains; Polygon leads top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin rises above US$23,000 as Fed says ‘disinflation’ started. All top 10 tokens gain

Markets: Bitcoin rises as Polygon gains most in top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether fall with bearish U.S. equities, but Bitcoin long bets jump

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend losses: Solana, Polygon biggest losers

Markets: Bitcoin falls below US$23,000, Ether drops as crypto market follows equities lower

Markets: Bitcoin and Ether down, Polkadot biggest winner among top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin dips to US$23,500, Ether inches up, other top 10 crypto mixed

Markets: Bitcoin and Ether up, Matic tops gains as investors wait for ECB’s decision on interest rates

Markets: Bitcoin breaks US$24,000 ceiling after Fed says ‘disinflationary process’ started in U.S. economy

Markets: Bitcoin stays above US$23,000; Cardano leads gains in top 10 cryptos

Bitcoin miner Greenidge Generation cuts NYDIG debt 78% to US$17 million

Markets: Bitcoin climbs back above US$23,000 as most top 10 crypto tokens gain ground

February 2023

Weekly Market Wrap: Bitcoin rebounds above $23,000. Can it maintain momentum?

Bitcoin this week broke through the US$23,000 price ceiling for the first time since Aug. 2022. Can the benchmark cryptocurrency maintain its momentum? Industry commentators share their views with Forkast on what the market is telling investors and the signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve on interest rates.

India’s CoinDCX exchange says crypto tax rules are reducing government revenue

India announces its full year budget on Feb. 1, the last before general elections in 2024, and the cryptocurrency and digital asset industry is lobbying the government for changes in tax rules, among others.

FastForkast headlines

Markets: Bitcoin climbs back above US$23,000 as most top 10 crypto tokens gain ground

January weekly crypto product investment reaches highest since July, says CoinShares report

Bitcoin falls in broad crypto pull back ahead of U.S. Fed meeting on interest rates

Valkyrie’s WGMI Bitcoin Miners ETF named best-performing U.S. fund, surges 105% in 2023

Bitcoin trades higher in Nigeria amid cashless economy drive

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend gains; Solana leads among top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin closes in on US$24,000, lifts crypto top 10

Markets: Bitcoin up, Ether down; MATIC tops gains among top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin dips but holds above US$23,000, Ether slips, Polygon biggest gainer in top 10

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether up; ADA posts most gains among top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether prices rise as crypto market stages rebound; Solana biggest gainer among top 10

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether extend losses; Solana, Cardano biggest losers in top 10 cryptos

Blockstream says it raised US$125 million to expand Bitcoin mining operations

Markets: Bitcoin, Ether dip as investors take profits; earnings reports, economic data rattle equities

Markets: Bitcoin rises above US$23,000; Polkadot, BNB lead gains across top 10 cryptos

Markets: Bitcoin edges higher, Ether little changed; XRP, Polkadot post strong gains in mixed market

U.S.’ first nuclear-powered Bitcoin mining center to open in Q1

Markets: Bitcoin slips, remains above US$22,000; Dogecoin leads gains