Cryptocurrency Prices Today On December 5: Bitcoin, Ethereum Recover; LUNA Up 19%

The global crypto market capitalisation is down 5.53 percent over the last 24 hours to stand at $2.3 trillion. The total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours is $203.74 billion, a 48.22 percent increase. The total volume in DeFi is currently $27.96 billion, 13.72 percent of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. The volume of all stable coins is

Ethereum: the transformation that could see it overtakebitcoin

The world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency, ether, has been touching all-time highs in price ahead of a major upgrade of its underlying platform, ethereum. Ether is currently worth in aggregate just shy of US$500 billion (£363 billion). That’s still slightly less than half that of the biggest cryptocurrency, bitcoin. You can listen to more articles

Stablecoins: these cryptocurrencies threaten the financial system, but no one is getting to grips withthem

Cryptocurrencies have had an exceptional year, reaching a combined value of more than US$3 trillion (£2.2 trillion) for the first time in November. The market seems to have benefited from the public having time on their hands during pandemic lockdowns. Also, large investment funds and banks have stepped in, not least with the recent launch

How cryptocurrency scamswork

Millions of cryptocurrency investors have been scammed out of massive sums of real money. In 2018, losses from cryptocurrency-related crimes amounted to US$1.7 billion. The criminals use both old-fashioned and new-technology tactics to swindle their marks in schemes based on digital currencies exchanged through online databases called blockchains. From researching blockchain, cryptocurrency and cybercrime, I

The lowdown on Libra: what consumers need to know about Facebook’s newcryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies have become a global phenomenon in the past few years. Now Facebook is launching it’s own cryptocurrency, in association with Visa, MasterCard, Uber and others. The stated aim of Libra is to “enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people”. The announcement has sparked fears that Libra could be