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Emerging markets pave the way for crypto’s utility

The pandemic was a boon to the cryptocurrency industry, with adoption and prices soaring. Some sought cryptocurrencies as a safe haven, while others flocked for the potential asset growth during the uncertainty of the pandemic. A surge in adoption and prices in 2020 saw the market cap of the crypto industry rise by almost 300% to total cUSD 758bn by year-end. This continued until the second half of 2021, signaling the beginning of a new chapter for the cryptocurrency industry, which saw digital assets move onto the balance sheet of institutional investors. We saw pension schemes, university endowment funds, and investment trusts flock to crypto. Likewise, consumer-facing payment gateways like Paypal are allowing customers to hold, buy, and sell directly from their accounts. Former criticsVisaandJP Morgan have also changed their tune. These past two years were pivotal for the industry and solidified its position in the discourse over the global economy.

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BTC vs. BCH vs. BSV Explained

Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV: three different crypto assets that are often confused. In this article, we’ll simply explain the main differences between BTC, BCH, and BSV, while highlighting the unique characteristics of each along the way.

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Weekly Crypto Market Recap #2

Last week was a mixed bag for crypto markets, as Bitcoin closed relatively flat, while some altcoins performed great. Regardless of price changes, there were quite a few important events and updates that could shape markets long-term—we’ll mention all in today’s recap.

Industry Insights

A Bitcoin-mining heated swimming pool is combining profit with pleasure

Bitcoin mining is known to be a highly energy-intensive activity. The specialized computers capable of carrying out the task require advanced cooling systems that channel the heat away from the machines—this time, directly to a swimming pool.

Trading & Investing

Cryptocurrency price chart analysis

Trading and investing in crypto assets can sound intimidating, but with the right tools and strategies, it can be a walk in the park for anyone. In this article, we’ll simply explain what to consider when observing crypto price charts, how to properly analyze them, as well as how to turn your findings into trading action.

Crypto101

How to choose which cryptocurrencies to invest in—Tips for beginners

The world of cryptocurrencies is one of the most thrilling spaces in terms of investing and trading. However, it can be challenging to pick favorites from the countless options, so in this article, we’ll outline a few top steps that should make it easier to choose which cryptocurrencies to invest in.

Trading & Investing

Bitcoin (BTC) rose from $0.09 to more than $68,000 in 10 years; what if you invested $10 back then?

Contrary to what would sound logical, Bitcoin did not start trading right after its Whitepaper was created in 2008. That honor goes to 2009, when BTC’s price was, unbelievably, practically zero.

Trading & Investing

Rain Receives In-Principle Approval for a Financial Services Permission from the Abu Dhabi Global Market

Rain has received its In-Principle Approval (IPA) for a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (the FSRA).

Trading & Investing

Rain Financial “Rain” Raises USD 110 Million in Series B Funding Co-led by Paradigm and Kleiner Perkins

Rain has raised USD 110 million in Series B funding. The round was co-led by Paradigm and Kleiner Perkins with participation from numerous parties including Coinbase Ventures, Global Founders Capital, MEVP, Cadenza Ventures, and CMT Digital. Founded in 2017 by Abdullah Almoaiqel, AJ Nelson, Joseph Dallago, and Yehia Badawy, Rain will utilize this investment to expand across other countries and regions, enhancing its technology with an advanced trading platform and continuing to grow the team as cryptocurrency adoption continues to increase globally.

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What will Cryptocurrencies Look Like in 50 Years? Here’s What Experts Say

Predicting what will happen to stocks in the S&P 500 next month or a couple of years from now is not possible. However, they will likely go up in the following decades. In all this time, the definition of stocks has not changed, and most people know what they mean.

Trading & Investing

Rain Makes Two-Factor Authentication Mandatory

At Rain, we take customer security very seriously. We have invested in sophisticated security solutions to help protect you and allow you to carry out transactions in the safest way possible.

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