Next to only Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH) is the second most popular cryptocurrency in terms of market cap. It holds one of $470 billion, as of 10/27/2021, which is significantly larger than that of many Fortune 500 companies, including Netflix or Walt Disney Co. Vitalik Buterin created ETH in July of 2015, and since then the coin has seen significant growth, with an active community and team of developers who continue to find and fix problems within the ETH blockchain. Solana (SOL) is a coin that has gained massive traction in 2021, founded by Anatoly Yakovenko in 2017, and many say that it will trump ETH in time because of how…
Markets Report: Bitcoin recovers from $45,000 lows as Tether legal debacle ends
An amicable agreement between lawmakers, Tether and Bitfinex pleases markets, with Bitcoin heading toward $50,000
News that Tether and Bitfinex had reached a settlement with the New York Attorney General in a legal battle which had begun in 2019, ending crypto’s “most significant existential threat,” served to change market sentiment in an instant.
Altcoins seize the spotlight: BTC takes a tumble, ETH slides
Starved of attention from its biggest backer in recent days, Dogecoin enjoyed a surge on Wednesday when Elon Musk declared he had bought DOGE for his son. But Cardano ruled the day
As bitcoin nursed a 3.5% loss and struggled to stay above $45,000, with Ether flat at $1,735, the real gains were to be seen in altcoins with a smaller market cap. Most notably, it was an impressive day for Cardano
Ether cools slightly after reaching an all-time high
In a single day, ETH surged by 15%—taking it to $1,440 on some exchanges. Unfortunately, high transaction fees remain a stubborn problem
Despite ether handily outperforming bitcoin over the course of 2020, there was one thing that the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency was unable to achieve: a new all-time high. All of that changed on Jan. 19, when ETH finally broke the record of $1,432.88—a milestone that had been set three years ago this month.