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Here’s why Bitcoin mining stocks have been outperforming BTC price in 2021

Bitcoin (BTC) might have outperformed traditional financial markets regarding investment returns, but the cryptocurrency still fell behind Bitcoin-related companies. The price of BTC climbed by about 290% year-over-year, wherein it surged from $10,695 to a little over $42,000. In comparison, shares of Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA), one of the largest North American crypto mining companies, […]

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62% of institutions to start investing in crypto within a year: Survey

Institutional investors are increasingly looking to move into cryptocurrency investment to grow their revenues in the long term, a new survey revealed. As many as 62% of global institutional investors with zero exposure to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) said they expect to invest in these for the first time within the next year in a […]

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Bitcoin whales move ‘record’ BTC value as metric sounds alarm over price volatility

Bitcoin (BTC) analysts are eyeing short-term volatility as whales begin unprecedented behavior. Fresh data shows that whales have not only been highly active on the market — they’ve been moving record amounts of BTC. Whale activity beats Bitcoin all-time highs Despite BTC price action staying in a narrow, uninspiring range of around $40,000, large-volume Bitcoin investors […]

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Verifone to enable crypto payments at major retailers through BitPay

Crypto payments are becoming increasingly popular as Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets continue to go mainstream. This has become the case for both crypto holders and non-crypto owners who are primarily interested in the concept of using cryptocurrencies for payments. Recent data has found that 93% of crypto users surveyed would consider making purchases […]

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Crypto tax ‘a top enforcement priority,’ reminds IRS commissioner

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) continues to propose new tax reforms to regulate the crypto investments in the United States, with the latest notice sharing tax obligations for the marijuana industry. The notice, signed by IRS Commissioner De Lon Harris, reflects the priorities of the United States federal agency to ensure cryptocurrency tax compliance among […]

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Alibaba to ban crypto miner sales amid Chinese crackdown

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is the next company to wrap its cryptocurrency-related services in response to the ongoing crypto crackdown in China. Alibaba officially announced Monday that its platform will prohibit sales of cryptocurrency miners and suspend categories for blockchain miners and accessories from its website on Oct. 8. In addition to stopping sales of […]

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Northern Data to obtain 33K ASIC miners through Bitfield acquisition

Blockchain and high performance computing firm Northern Data has announced it will acquire Bitcoin miner Bitfield. According to a Sept. 27 press release, all major shareholders signed a binding purchase agreement for the entire Bitfield enterprise to be sold at a value of roughly $460 million. Northern Data will acquire an equity interest of between […]