Blockchain

DeFi: Just Too Good to Be True? Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

October 19th, 2020

Can you really borrow money at negative rates, earn double-digit annual yields on savings deposits, and see 1000x token returns? As excitement over DeFi continues it is useful to remember just how small a percentage of the population is currently participating in not just DeFi, but crypto as a whole. Today, even as we approach this month…

Origin (OGN) and Enjin Coin (ENJ) now available on the Blockchain Exchange

October 15th, 2020

The enthusiasm occurring in the DeFi and NFT communities is impossible to ignore. Following our listing of YFI and Aave, we are proud to announce the addition of two more highly innovative tokens, Enjin Coin (ENJ) and Origin (OGN), on the Blockchain.com Exchange. To complement our DeFi listings, we’ve also integrated DappRadar — a platform to track,…

$10K — The Bitcoin Price Streak Continues

October 12th, 2020

$10K — The Bitcoin Price Streak Continues October Market Outlook We love a good winning streak. As we enter October and enjoy the baseball playoffs and upcoming World Series, we’re reminded of Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak as we watch bitcoin continue on its current record-setting streak of days above the price of $10,000. The great Yankee Clipper set…

Chamber of Digital Commerce Launches Educational Initiative on Blockchain Tech for all Congress Members

October 5th, 2020

The American advocacy group that promoting digital assets, Chamber of Digital Commerce announced the launch of an educational initiative dubbed ‘Crypto For Congress’ in a bid to provide all Members of Congress, regardless of party, a “hands-on learning experience” with blockchain technology. Source: Twitter Over the past couple of years, the cryptocurrency market has matured as well…

Introducing Simple Trade

September 29th, 2020

Your first day on a crypto exchange can be overwhelming. Our support team has helped thousands of customers through their first time answering questions like How do I place an order? Which order type should I use? What’s the difference between limit and stop-limit? At Blockchain.com, we delight in making crypto easier for everyone, which…

Sell into USD, GBP, and EUR cash wallets

September 23rd, 2020

Over the past few weeks, we’ve rolled out updates to the Blockchain.com Wallet — across the web, iOS, and Android — that significantly improve the experience for users around the world. In short, we’ve launched USD, GBP, and EUR wallets to store cash, which enables two key features: the ability to sell your crypto into a cash account, and…

The Top 10 Crypto Memes

September 16th, 2020

What are the most popular crypto memes? Internet memes are those viral images you’ll find on social media. They also allow us to poke fun at ourselves and just about anything or anyone else. Memes have played a huge role in helping increase crypto adoption and some memes have even made it into the mainstream zeitgeist….

DeFi-ing Gravity

September 10th, 2020

September Market Outlook Crypto solves problems. For over a decade cryptocurrencies and blockchain networks like bitcoin and ethereum have offered 10x improvements (or more) over the status quo, including: predictable and limited monetary policy (bitcoin is the world’s hardest asset) global crowdfunding low cost and speedy cross-border payments Solving problems is the simple explanation behind why crypto…

Taxation Without Representation: the Financial Repression Stealth Tax

September 10th, 2020

A look at the winners and losers of financial repression Quick Take: Of the various mechanisms for addressing growing government debt, financial repression is compelling from the perspective of policymakers Traditional savers and bondholders, such as banks and pension funds, are some of the biggest losers from financial repression The crypto industry and its users…

Ukraine, Russia, South Africa, Nigeria Among Top Countries by Cryptocurrency Adoption

September 9th, 2020

Ukraine, Russia, China, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and the U.S. are among the top-ranking countries by cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index compiled by blockchain data analytics firm Chainalysis. Countries With Highest Crypto Adoption Chainalysis’ 2020 Global Crypto Adoption Index, released Tuesday, ranks 154 countries based on their cryptocurrency adoption. “The…