Bitcoin’s Correlation With Gold-Backed PAXG Token Weakens to Record Low

“This reflects BTC’s increasing correlation with macro stock indices as well as its recent behavior as a risk asset rather than a store-of-value, and points to price turbulence ahead as markets digest the impact of further inflation and liquidity withdrawals,” Noelle Acheson, head of market insights at CoinDesk’s sister concern Genesis Global said. Source link

Fidelity to reportedly allow 401(k) retirement savings accounts to invest in Bitcoin

The United States-based retirement plan provider Fidelity Investments will reportedly allow 401(k) retirement saving account holders to directly invest in Bitcoin (BTC). The new Bitcoin retirement investment plan would go live later this year. It will allow over 23,000 companies associated with Fidelity to administrate their retirement accounts to offer Bitcoin investment options to the customers, […]

How to store Bitcoin on MetaMask?

MetaMask is a well-known wallet for Ethereum-enabled distributed applications (dApps). But can MetaMask hold Bitcoin (BTC), which remains the largest cryptocurrency? For many crypto investors, Bitcoin is an important part of their portfolio. Besides being an investment asset, Bitcoin can also be used as a payment method. Thanks to wallets such as MetaMask, paying via […]

ECB needs ‘globally coordinated regulatory action’ on crypto, says official

European Central Bank executive board member Fabio Panetta said lawmakers across the world must decide how to regulate cryptocurrencies based on potential risks. In a written statement for a speech to Columbia University on Monday, Panetta said global policymakers had made some progress in addressing regulatory frameworks on digital assets, but “not swiftly enough to […]

Dogecoin price risks 40% correction despite Elon Musk-Twitter euphoria

Dogecoin (DOGE) prices flipped higher in the last 24 hours after its most celebrated backer Elon Musk purchased Twitter for $44 billion. At its best, Dogecoin had climbed to $0.17 on April 25, albeit still down 77% from its record high in May 2021. Twitter’s native currency: Dogecoin? DOGE’s price rose by nearly 25% to $0.15 […]

STEPN impersonators stealing users’ seed phrases, warn security experts

Peckshield, a prominent blockchain security firm, exposed the existence of numerous phishing websites for the Web3 lifestyle app STEPN on Monday. Hackers insert a forged MetaMask browser plugin through which they can steal seed phrases from unsuspecting STEPN users, according to Peckshield. When these cybercriminals obtain the seed phrase, they gain complete control over the […]

Competing narratives around crypto clash on the Earth Day, April 19-26

Regulation by enforcement, a fast and economical substitute for thorough rulemaking, is widely regarded as some of the U.S. executive agencies’ preeminent approach to crypto regulation. It could be summed up as letting crypto firms explore the boundaries of what is permissible by themselves and then punishing industry participants in case their exploratory actions come […]