$16K Bitcoin dropping to $12K–$14K — Can this really happen? Watch The Market Report

On this week’s The Market Report show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss the possibility of a $12,000–$14,000 Bitcoin (BTC) price and what that would mean for the rest of the crypto space. We start off this week’s show with the latest news in the markets: New BTC miner capitulation? 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week Bitcoin prepares to exit a grim November just above $16,000 — what could be on the menu for BTC’s price this week? We discuss the protests in China, the possibility of Bitcoin miners being…

Terra Supporters Hope to ‘Defy the Odds’ by Pumping the Now-Defunct Stablecoin USTC Back to $1 Parity – Altcoins Bitcoin News

It’s been six months since Terra’s algorithmic stablecoin UST (now USTC) depegged from the U.S. dollar and the price has remained depegged from the greenback since May 9, 2022. Currently, the former stablecoin is exchanging hands for $0.02 per unit, but a number of Terra Classic supporters believe there’s a chance USTC can regain its peg. Terra Supporters Want to Repeg the Once-Stable Coin USTC Amid the craziness surrounding the FTX collapse, fans of another stunted crypto project want to get Terra Money’s former stablecoin UST (now USTC) back to…

Could a Grayscale Bitcoin Trust collapse be the next black swan event? Watch The Market Report

On this week’s The Market Report show, Cointelegraph’s resident experts discuss what the ramifications would be if Grayscale Bitcoin Trust were to collapse. We start off this week’s show with the latest news in the markets: GBTC next BTC price black swan? — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week Bitcoin (BTC), the largest cryptocurrency, just like the rest of the crypto industry, remains highly susceptible to downside risk as it continues to deal with the fallout from the implosion of exchange FTX. Contagion is the word on everyone’s…

Altcoin SNM’s 4,000% Price Surge in 24 Hours Fuels Pump and Dump Claims – Altcoins Bitcoin News

The trading price of the altcoin SNM suddenly rose by over 4,000% to $10.91 on Nov. 20, 5:30 a.m. (ET), while the coin’s 24-hour trade volume stood at just over $720 million. The altcoin’s abrupt price surge has fueled speculation that the altcoin is being targeted by a pump-and-dump group. Binance Dominates the Altcoin’s Trade Volumes SNM, an altcoin, which had only previously traded above one dollar on April 30, 2021, went up by more than 4,000% to $6.70 — a new all-time high — on Nov. 20, 5:30 a.m.…

Bitcoin miner Canaan scales operations despite low earnings, CEO says

Chinese cryptocurrency mining firm Canaan will continue to expand operations despite the ongoing bear market and an associated drop in earnings, according to the company’s CEO. Canaan posted a 90% over-the-quarter decrease in net income in Q3 2022, the firm officially announced on Nov. 14. The firm’s Q3 net income amounted to 61.1 million renminbi (RMB), or $8.6 million, which is a 88% decrease from the same period in 2021, Canaan noted. The company’s revenues dropped about 41% from 1.7 million RMB ($230,000) in Q2 2022, while gross profit plummeted…

SBF’s ‘Truly Trustless’ Protocol — Serum’s Upgrade Authority May Be Tainted, Devs Look to Fork Project – Altcoins Bitcoin News

According to Solana’s founder, Anatoly Yakovenko, Serum developers are forking the platform because the “upgrade key to the current one is compromised.” Serum, created by FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), was touted as “completely permissionless,” but now that the exchange has fallen, it’s suspected that Serum’s upgrade authority is tainted. **Editor’s Note: An update has been added to the end of this story at 6:50 p.m. (ET) on Nov. 13, 2022, to reflect that Serum devs have forked the protocol. A So-Called ‘Trustless’ Defi Protocol With a Possible Tainted Upgrade Authority…

FTX Contract Deployer Unlocks 192 Million FTT, Exchange Token’s Questionable Tokenomics Highlights Red Flags – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Following the collapse of FTX and the exchange filing bankruptcy on Nov. 11, the trading platform’s exchange token called ftx (FTT) has shed 91.6% in value during the last seven days. While the FTT token’s utility is based entirely on the backing of the now-bankrupt FTX and Alameda Research, the token is still trading for $1.85 per unit. Moreover, FTT’s deployer contract surprisingly unlocked 192 million FTX tokens on Nov. 12, 2022. While a few crypto exchanges have halted FTT deposits, crypto coin aggregation sites like coingecko.com have flagged the…

Crypto Exchange Binance Dumping All FTX Tokens on Its Books — CEO Cites ‘Recent Revelations’ – Altcoins Bitcoin News

Binance is dumping all of its FTX token (FTT) holdings “Due to recent revelations that have come to light,” CEO Changpeng Zhao has confirmed. “Regarding any speculation as to whether this is a move against a competitor, it is not,” he added. “Our industry is in its nascency and every time a project publicly fails it hurts every user and every platform.” Binance Liquidating All FTX Tokens on Its Books The CEO of global cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao (CZ), announced via Twitter Sunday that his exchange is liquidating all…

Bitgo Reveals Wrapped Dogecoin Token Built on Ethereum – Altcoins Bitcoin News

On Nov. 2, 2022, the digital asset custody business and financial services provider Bitgo introduced a wrapped version of the meme coin asset dogecoin built on top of the Ethereum blockchain. The company detailed the wrapped dogecoin initiative, the Wdoge DAO, is through a partnership between the Dogecoin Foundation, Bluepepper, and Mydoge wallet. Bitgo Introduces Wrapped Dogecoin Initiative Almost four years ago in January 2019, Bitgo launched the popular ERC20 token wrapped bitcoin (WBTC). WBTC is essentially a wrapped version of bitcoin built with the ERC20 standard on top of…