A Beginner’s Guide to the Impermanent Loss Phenomenon

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, presents several hazards to investors. Impermanent loss is a significant concern when dealing with this growing market. This guide will explore the meaning of impermanent loss concerning the liquidity pool. Moreover, the guide will also discuss how to calculate the difference and reduce the risk of this phenomenon. Grasping the Notion of Impermanent Loss There is a high probability of impermanent loss in every given situation. A net difference in the value of two tokens in…

Binance Labs Secures 500M to Fund Web3 Development

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm of leading crypto exchange Binance, has closed a $500 million investment fund. Binance announced this news today, noting that the investment fund attracted renowned investors like DST Global Partners and Breyer Capital. Several unnamed equity funds, family offices, and corporations also participated in the fund as limited partners. According to the announcement, the $500 million will go toward funding the expansion of the applications of cryptocurrencies. Additionally, Binance Labs aims to use the money…

Central African Republic Prepares to Set Up Bitcoin Investment Hub

Detractors call it an ill-judged scheme.   The Central African Republic (RCA) government prepares to usher in a Bitcoin investment hub. This is coming right on the heels of its bold move of accepting BTC as a legal tender last month. This step appears to be its latest attempt to provide a structure for Bitcoin adoption.  The new initiative, termed “Sango”, will help usher CAR into a “digital future of endless possibilities”, according to the government’s published document. Although “Sango”…

New MicroStrategy CFO Remains Committed to Bitcoin HODL Plan

MicroStrategy still doesn’t plan to sell its Bitcoin, according to the company’s new Chief Financial Officer Andrew Kang. The recent bear market, which has brought Bitcoin’s value below the company’s average purchase price, hasn’t shaken the organization’s faith. “At this time, we do not have any intention to sell,” said the CFO, after joining the company on May 9th hailing from GreenSky. “There are no scenarios that I’m aware [in which] we would sell.” Shareholders also remain confident and reportedly…

Can You Really Protect Your Crypto Investments Against Whales?

It is only natural that the price of BTC changes following whales' transactions. Because altcoins have smaller market capitalizations, this effect is even more pronounced on their prices. The ways whales manage to manipulate the market are inventive and can lead to heavy losses for small traders. In our guide, we look into the matter and reflect on how to protect a wallet against whales. Understanding the Concept of Whales The term "crypto whale" refers to a person or organization…

Norway’s Parliament Rejects Proposal to Ban Bitcoin Mining

In a voting majority, earlier this week, Norway’s parliament the Storting ruled against a proposal to outlaw Bitcoin mining. Proposing the bill was Sofie Marhaug, representing Rodt, Norway's communist party. Marhaug’s party contended that Bitcoin extraction consumed too much energy which according to them was not good for Norway’s electricity reserves.   Backing them were only two parties: The Socialist People's party and the Labor party. Unfortunately for rising Bitcoin mining naysayers, the Storting disagreed and rejected the proposal. Bitcoin Mining…

Imminent Price Increase? Nearly $2B BTC Removed From Exchange Circulation

Since peaking at nearly $48,000 in March, the price of the world’s largest digital currency Bitcoin has rested somewhere around $40,000. Recent massive outflows from exchanges could change this soon, according to analysts. $1.04B Worth of BTC Exits Centralized Exchanges The massive exodus of BTC has birthed speculations about when the bearish trend will end or if bullish price action could be in sight. Bitcoin is currently trading at $40,182,  however, its behavior from the past day seemingly reflects the…

A Bank in Texas is Adding BTC Saving Plans for Its Employees

In recent years, digital money has expanded significantly. In addition to trading and exchanging, several companies are now taking bitcoin as a means of payment.  Digital money will soon be part of an employee savings plan at a bank operating in Texas. Could receiving Bitcoin salaries become an option in the future? Texas Bitcoin - Vantage Bank’s Innovative Decision Vantage Bank is among the first companies to allow workers to join a Bitcoin savings plan. In this context, businesses are…

Bitcoin ATMs Seized with Cash and Drugs in Multi-Agency Operation

Working with the US department of homeland security, the Australian Police Force has arrested three men with ties to an ongoing statewide case of money laundering and drug importation using cryptocurrencies. Detainees Found With Cash and Narcotics As shown by a video released following the arrest, authorities arrested one of the 3 men, aged 34, on the fly. Using unmarked vehicles officers came up to a black car which they then searched. The video depicts the officers recovering a parcel…

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