Crypto gaining trust as investment, but still lagging behind other options: Bitstamp report

Global crypto exchange Bitstamp released its Crypto Pulse survey on Tuesday and concluded that both institutional and retail investors believe that crypto will overtake many traditional investment vehicles within a decade — specifically 8 out of 10, or 80%, of institutional respondents and 54% of retail investors. The survey also polled opinions on whether crypto will […]

Tether is gaining momentum against competing stablecoins, says Tether CTO

Paolo Ardoino, the CTO of Tether and Bitfinex, is confident that Tether will preserve its status as the most used stablecoin, despite the rapid growth of competitors such as USDC.  “If you see the volumes of Tether compared to the rest of stablecoins, they are insanely higher. They are even 10 times higher on a […]

Litecoin transactions near an all-time high after gaining ground in consumer finance

The number of Litecoin (LTC) transactions has rebounded to over 140,000 in recent days after falling close to the 100,000 mark in early October. Three days prior, the Litecoin Foundation tweeted about the launch of its LTC Visa ebit card, powered by fintech firm Unbanked.  According to the card’s homepage, potential customers would first register […]