Solana (SOL), one of the most active proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains, appears to be a PoS protocol consuming the lowest amount of electricity per transaction, according to a new report.The Crypto Carbon Ratings Institute (CCRI), a research startup focused on the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies, released on Wednesday a new report calculating the electricity consumption … [Read more...] about Report crowns Solana for using least energy per transaction, but there’s a catch
Derivatives marketplace CME Group could end up being a competitor in the U.S. for Coinbase’s crypto derivatives business, according to Owen Lau, a research analyst at Oppenheimer. CME told Oppenheimer on an earnings call that it has an edge in bitcoin derivatives given its offerings across many asset classes, its risk management experience and its highly regulated platform. … [Read more...] about Coinbase Tries to Catch Up to Foreign-Based Rivals With Move Into Derivatives
JPMorgan, one of the leading banks in the United State, has reiterated its prediction that the value of Bitcoin could still breach the $100k mark to end the year at $146,000 but warned that the volatile nature of the asset could still send it tumbling back to $35,000.Bitcoin to $146,000Analysts of the bank, led by Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, explained in a note that the Bitcoin … [Read more...] about JPMorgan now says Bitcoin could reach $146,000. But there’s a catch.
Chinese online brokerages Tiger Brokers and Futu plan to bolster crypto trading services, taking on global players Robinhood and eToro, as per a report in the South China Morning Post today.Amid the government’s latest crackdown on crypto, Beijing-based Tiger Brokers and Shenzhen-based Futu are focusing only on offshore clients.Customers outside of mainland ChinaTiger Brokers … [Read more...] about Publicly-listed Chinese brokerages eye Bitcoin offerings, but there’s a catch