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…
The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2021
The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now
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Crypto enthusiasts are proclaiming that BTC has the potential to double from its current price point, but history shows gaining exposure now is a strategy fraught with risk
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The largest altcoin hits $620 on the back of its own futures commitment on the day that Bitcoin reaches $20,800
As Bitcoin hits all-time highs and claims $20,000 this week, news of a different kind saw bulls double down on largest altcoin Ethereum. In a press release on December 16, CME Group, one of the first companies to launch Bitcoin futures trading in 2017, confirmed that ether futures would launch in February next year.