Fighting Definancialization: Cryptologic Methods Like Bitcoin Could Protect Wealth From the Great Reset
The Great Reset agenda is trending once again on social media, numerous news outlets, and a variety of online forums. During the last few months, the Great Reset proposal has been pushed worldwide, as it allegedly seeks to create a … read more.
Former Trump Economic Advisor and Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn Warns Bitcoin May Fail
A former top economic advisor to President Donald Trump and president of Goldman Sachs has shared his view about bitcoin. He claims that the cryptocurrency “lacks some of the basic integrity of a real market,” warning that it “may fail.” … read more.
Historian Niall Ferguson Says Bitcoin Is Winning the Covid-19 Monetary Revolution
Historian and senior fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Niall Ferguson says bitcoin is winning the Covid-19 monetary revolution. Hailing the virtual currency as a great place for the rich to store their wealth, Ferguson also notes that … read more.
New Paper: Ripple Network Doesn’t Meet Criteria To Reach Consensus
A brand-new paper which analyzes the Ripple network concluded that the network does not reach true consensus, as its protocol “may violate safety and liveness,” and doesn’t follow the established models and algorithms for a Byzantine agreement. Report Claims XRP’s … read more.
Chinese State-Run Media Believe BTC Price Surge Is Just ‘Hype’ While Praising Blockchain
Two Chinese state-run media outlets have published a brief news item urging citizens to focus more on blockchain technology than on the “hype” of the recent surging Bitcoin prices across the board. China’s Government to Focus on Blockchain Both Sina … read more.
65% of Traders on Paypal Ready to Use Bitcoin to Pay for Goods and Services: Survey
At least 65% of people who use the Paypal app to trade bitcoin are prepared to start using the top cryptocurrency to pay for goods and services at the 28 million stores supported by the payments company throughout the world. … read more.
Cryptocurrency Indexes Are Set to Launch in 2021 by S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices has made it official: they will launch cryptocurrency indexes in 2021, becoming the latest major finance company to make its inception into the digital asset industry. More than 550 of the top traded coins to be … read more.
Financial Analysts Expect US Dollar to Soften Further, 2021 Could Be the Greenback’s ‘Worst Year Ever’
Well before the coronavirus pandemic, global economists expected a grim-looking American economy and during the last ten months of the Covid-19 outbreak, the U.S. financial system looks even worse. Economists and analysts say the biggest concern is the U.S. dollar … read more.
Equity Strategist Says Crypto Has a Place in Portfolios, Bitcoin Price to Reach $50,000 in 2021
An equity and derivatives strategist with a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading believes that bitcoin has a place in investment portfolios. He has a price target for bitcoin of $50,000 in 2021. Bitcoin Has a Place in … read more.
New Draft U.S. Law Will Make It Illegal to Issue Stablecoins Without Federal Reserve Approval
Three U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that will force private stablecoin issuers to obtain a banking charter (or license) and approval from the Federal Reserve before they can issue a stablecoin. Instigated by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, with support from … read more.
Unbanked Hong Kong Chief Carrie Lam: “I Have Piles of Cash at Home”
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says she is currently unbanked and keeps piles of cash stashed at her home courtesy of US sanctions. Alongside 14 Chinese and Hong Kong officials, Lam has been slapped with punitive measures that effectively … read more.
Research Suggests Bitcoin Buying Ramps Up When Traditional US Markets Open
While bitcoin and a number of digital assets set new 2020 price highs, a variety of crypto-asset commentators have detailed that since October, there’s been a lot of bitcoin buying action during U.S. market hours. Data shows that between East … read more.
Bitcoin’s Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About Supply
While the bitcoin economy has swelled in value, the overall network hashrate has gradually climbed higher as miners are making a lot of money confirming blocks. However, obtaining bitcoin mining rigs isn’t so easy these days, and regional reports from … read more.
Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Expects Bitcoin’s Market Cap to Grow Beyond $500 Billion
Famed hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones has updated his view on bitcoin. Envisioning a bullish future similar to “the metals complex where you have precious crypto,” he says that $500 billion is the wrong market cap for bitcoin, given … read more.
Trading Exchange Okex’s Crypto Reserves Nosedived After Withdrawals Opened
Just recently, after the exchange paused cryptocurrency withdrawals, the trading platform Okex finally enabled digital currency withdrawals last Wednesday. Since then, the exchange seems to be experiencing an exodus of funds leaving, as onchain data shows Okex’s crypto-asset reserves like … read more.
US Representatives Add Digital Currencies to the 2021 Defense Bill
The United States government is preparing to pass the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the latest bill includes a broad definition of currencies and includes “digital currencies.” However, after more than 50 NDAA bills passed, President Donald Trump … read more.
Black Shadow Hackers Demand 200 BTC Ransom from Israeli Insurance Giant Shirbit
One of the largest insurance companies in Israel has been hit by a ransomware attack, and the threat actors started to release sensitive data, as the firm doesn’t pay the requested ransom in bitcoin (BTC). Israel-Based Shirbit Still Refuses to … read more.
Microstrategy Buys More Bitcoin, Now Holding BTC Worth Over $780 Million in Treasury
Nasdaq-listed billion-dollar company Microstrategy has made its third large bitcoin purchase. The company now holds about 40,824 bitcoins, worth over $780 million at the current price. Microstrategy’s Third Bitcoin Buy Microstrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR) has bought more bitcoins. CEO Michael … read more.
Top US Banking Regulator Reveals Positive Cryptocurrency Regulation Coming in Weeks
The top U.S. banking regulator has confirmed that positive cryptocurrency regulation is coming in a matter of weeks, by the end of the Trump term. “It’s going to work for everybody,” said the regulator, adding that the new regulation will … read more.
Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Ready to Put 5% of His Portfolio in SEC-Approved Bitcoin ETF
Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, also known as Mr. Wonderful, is ready to put 5% of his investment portfolio in a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) that is approved by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Long known as a … read more.
Snowden Revisits Bitcoin Bottom Call Made During the Coronavirus-Driven Meltdown in Crypto Markets
The famous American whistleblower, Edward Snowden, took to his Twitter account once again to talk about bitcoin. This time around, he confirmed on December 7, his call on the bottom that the crypto reached on March 12, 2020. Snowden Remembers … read more.
Ron Paul Advises Bitcoin Proponents to ‘Be Vigilant’ of Government – ‘There’s Information Collected’
On December 5, the American author and retired politician, Ron Paul, joined the Stephan Livera Podcast episode 234 and discussed cryptocurrencies and bitcoin at great length. During the interview, the prominent libertarian said when bitcoin came out he was still … read more.
2020’s Crypto Performances: The Biggest Token Losers and This Year’s Top-Performing Cryptocurrencies
Digital currency markets have climbed significantly in value all year long, despite the gloomy global economy and the aftermath of Covid-19 responses. Bitcoin prices have been hovering at values not seen since 2017, and the top crypto asset in terms … read more.
Clocking Terahash: Three Next-Generation Bitcoin Mining Rigs Launched During the Last Quarter
Just recently, the China-based bitcoin mining rig manufacturer Microbt released a new ASIC device that clocks up to 112 terahash per second (TH/s). The new machine is one of the top-performing mining rigs on the market, according to today’s network … read more.
Bitcoin Darknet ‘Silk Road’ Movie Acquired by Lionsgate to Premiere in February
The “Silk Road” movie has been acquired by Lionsgate and will soon be released in the U.S. The movie features Silk Road marketplace founder Ross Ulbricht and events leading to his arrest. Silk Road Movie Coming Soon An upcoming feature … read more.
German Bank to Launch Bitcoin Investment Fund in January
German private bank Hauck & Aufhäuser says it will launch a crypto investment fund in January next year, allowing institutional and semi-institutional investors to invest in digital assets including, bitcoin, ether, and stellar. ● According to a report on Fundview, … read more.
Three Years In: A Bitcoin Cash Update From One of Its Founders
It’s been over 3 years since August 1, 2017, the day Bitcoin Cash was born. I know because I was there and part of the loosely knit ‘team’ that launched the Bitcoin Cash project. Now, after some time has passed … read more.
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