Ethereum Issuance Turns Negative For The First Time As NFT Mania Persists

Ethereum was deflationary on September 3 as more ETH was burned than issued. This marks the first time Etheruem issuance turns negative after the EIP-1559 proposal, which added an element of deflation to the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap. On September 3, around 13,485 ETH were issued, while over 13,838 ETH were burned. Consequently, the… Continue reading Ethereum Issuance Turns Negative For The First Time As NFT Mania Persists

BitMEX Report: Issuance of CBDCs May Lead to Inflation

A March 18th post by BitMEX Research discusses the two approaches governments can take with regards to the issuance of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and the ramifications for the economy. Money supply In the modern economy, the money supply is largely determined by the banks’ ability and/or willingness to make loans. “From a… Continue reading BitMEX Report: Issuance of CBDCs May Lead to Inflation

Tether Flips Binance Coin For 6th Largest Crypto Spot

Controversy continues to surround Tether, as recent market moves have vaulted the crypto into the sixth position on the world’s list of digital assets.  As Tether fires up its printers once again, many market commentators wonder if this will lead to a sustained BTC prop above the 10K level. Controversial cryptocurrency Tether continues to make… Continue reading Tether Flips Binance Coin For 6th Largest Crypto Spot

Overstock Subsidiary tZero Completes Issuance Of Preferred Security Tokens

Overstock’s subsidiary tZERO has completed the distribution of its own security token. tZERO, a Security and Exchange Commission compliant alternative trading system (ATS), raised $134 million in its security token offering (STO) in August of this year, where over 1,000 global investors participated. The company said in a recent press release that on October 12,… Continue reading Overstock Subsidiary tZero Completes Issuance Of Preferred Security Tokens

Indiegogo Facilitates Issuance of Securities Tokens

Indiegogo, a popular crowdfunding website, is allowing an Aspen-based luxury ski resort to issue and distribute securities tokens via its platform. The hotel is seeking to raise $18 million USD through the offering – which Indiegogo has claimed is fully compliant with all pertinent regulations. Also Read: $1.1 Million Landmark Crypto Fraud Case Establishes CFTC Jurisdiction… Continue reading Indiegogo Facilitates Issuance of Securities Tokens

A Second Meeting Called on Issuance Reduction, "I Honestly Don’t Know How to Make a Decision on This" Says Hudson Jameson

You do not often see 300 people waiting for the start of an eth dev meeting where very technical matters are often discussed. Friday, however, was different because for the first time miners had been invited to take part as well as representatives of eth holders to discuss issuance reduction. Yet the meeting begins as… Continue reading A Second Meeting Called on Issuance Reduction, "I Honestly Don’t Know How to Make a Decision on This" Says Hudson Jameson

A Phone Call Could Impact Ethereum's Future – And It's Happening Today

Miners, investors, developers and more. That’s a summary of the diverse set of ethereum stakeholders that will be in attendance at an upcoming developer call, according to Ethereum Foundation communication officer Hudson Jameson. Set to take place at 14:00 UTC Friday, the live-streamed meeting aims to address some of the platform’s most challenging questions ahead of its… Continue reading A Phone Call Could Impact Ethereum's Future – And It's Happening Today

Vitalik Buterin’s Issuance Estimate Missed by $1.5 Billion Worth of Eth

“In the foreseeable future, the supply will not go far above 100 million.” So said Vitalik Buterin, ethereum’s co-founder, at the beginning of last year. At that time, there was some discussion about the inflation rate, with Buterin estimating ethereum’s supply at ◊95,912,556 as of November 2018. Today, ethereum’s supply is at ◊101,481,699, precisely ◊5,569,143… Continue reading Vitalik Buterin’s Issuance Estimate Missed by $1.5 Billion Worth of Eth