Floyd Mayweather Gets Booed at Bitcoin Event for Saying ‘Another Crypto Will Be Just as Big as BTC’

Payments Firm Square May Build a Hardware Wallet, Dorsey Heckled at Bitcoin Conference Over Censorship

SHIB vs. DOGE – Who Is the Top Dog in Crypto Land?

Data Shows BSC Dapps Lost $167 Million Last Month From Flash Loan Attacks

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) decentralized applications (dapps) have been hit with a number of flash loan attacks in recent weeks. According to collected data by Rekt, during the last 30 days BSC has lost a total of $167 million from these flash loan exploits. Flash Loan Hackers Prey on Binance Smart Chain Dapps – $167 […]

Payments Firm Square May Build a Hardware Wallet, Dorsey Heckled at Bitcoin Conference Over Censorship

The cofounder of Twitter and the CEO of the payments firm Square, Jack Dorsey, has revealed his firm is contemplating creating a bitcoin hardware wallet in collaboration with the community. Dorsey revealed this in a tweetstorm and said he wanted to share some “guiding principles†concerning this possible venture. Dorsey: ‘Square Is Considering Making a […]

Crypto Consolidation Continues — Bitcoin’s Attempt to Rise Above Psychological Levels Falls Short

Digital currency markets have slid in value over the last 12 hours as the entire crypto-economy has lost over 7% during the last 24 hours. Bitcoin attempted to cross the $40k handle but was stopped at $39,490. Since then, bitcoin has dipped 7.3% during the early morning (EST) trading sessions on Friday. Bitcoin $40K Attempt […]

Study Shows NFT Sales Plummeted 90% Over the Last 30 Days, NFT Wallets Dip 70%

According to a recent study, non-fungible token (NFT) sales have dive-bombed 90% since the market’s record sales on May 3. Market data shows over 130,000 NFT sales that day and 30 days later sales are down to a touch over 84,000, dropping more than 35% last month. Protos.com Study Claims ‘NFT Bubble Has Popped’ Non-fungible […]

Survey Finds Gen Z More Likely to Invest in Cryptocurrencies and Memes Over Traditional Investments

A recent study published by Gambler’s Pick notes that Gen Zers are less likely to invest in traditional investments like equities and more likely to invest in cryptocurrencies, meme investments, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Gen Z More Likely to Invest in Cryptocurrencies and Meme Investments Than Stocks and Common Assets The web portal gamblerspick.com published […]

Data Shows BSC Dapps Lost $167 Million Last Month From Flash Loan Attacks

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) decentralized applications (dapps) have been hit with a number of flash loan attacks in recent weeks. According to collected data by Rekt, during the last 30 days BSC has lost a total of $167 million from these flash loan exploits. Flash Loan Hackers Prey on Binance Smart Chain Dapps – $167 […]

Defi Economy Is Recovering Faster Than Most Crypto Assets After Market Rout

Decentralized finance (defi) exchanges and tokens are recovering a lot faster than a great number of digital assets that lost more than 40% in value last week. Defi tokens like curve, kyber network, terra, hxro, and more have been seeing double-digit gains. On May 23, the defi economy’s aggregate total-value locked (TVL) dropped to a […]

South African Crypto Exchanges Confirm Receiving Request for Client Data From Tax Collection Body

Three leading cryptocurrency exchanges from South Africa recently confirmed receiving a request for client data from the country’s revenue collector. In a joint statement, the exchanges, (namely Altcointrader, Luno, and Valr) said this request, which targets a “selection of customersâ€, has been made “in terms of section 46 of the (South African) Tax Administration Act.†[…]

Tiger Brokers and Futu to Offer Crypto Trading Services Outside China

Two Chinese online brokerages have set out to enter the global crypto trading market. The platforms, Tiger Brokers and Futu, are planning to offer their services only outside the People’s Republic as Beijing is once again cracking down on bitcoin trading in the country. Major Chinese Online Brokers Dive Into Crypto Trading Beijing-based Tiger Brokers […]

BNY Mellon Sets Up Crypto Unit in Ireland as Central Bank Says Bitcoin Is ‘of Great Concern’

U.S. banking corporation BNY Mellon is gearing up to offer crypto custody services out of Dublin where it has just established a digital hub. The news coincided with a stark warning issued by a top central bank official in Ireland who said people should only buy bitcoin if they’re prepared to lose money. BNY Mellon […]

Brazilians Who Held $1,000 in Crypto Last Year Must Report It on Tax Returns by End of May

Taxpayers in Brazil have only a couple of days left to file their annual tax returns. Investors who had more than 5,000 reals worth of cryptocurrency in 2020, a little less than $1,000, are obliged to report the funds on their income tax declarations this year. Brazilians who fail to do that on time face […]

Bitcoin’s Price Regains Some Losses, Signals Still Show Indecisive Crypto Markets

Digital currency market prices have been dropping during the last few days as the crypto economy now rests at $1.53 trillion in value. Crypto trade volumes have increased a hair on Sunday, and a few crypto assets have seen decent percentage gains over the course of the last seven days. Crypto Market Prices Consolidate While […]

Metalla CEO Says Crypto Industry Is a ‘License for the Private Sector to Print Money’

During an interview this week, Metalla Royalty & Streaming CEO, Brett Heath, explained that he believes cryptocurrencies will lead to the next financial crisis. The precious metals boss said history shows that “mass adoption of a new financial product†typically leads to a financial crisis. Precious Metals Exec Says the Public Embracing Crypto May Lead […]

Market Forecaster Jim Bianco Says Ethereum Has a Lot of Upside, Investor Doesn’t Hold Bitcoin

On May 27, the president of Bianco Research, Jim Bianco explained during an interview that he believes there’s a lot of upside potential when it comes to the crypto economy. Bianco said since 2017 he’s owned a basket of crypto assets like ethereum, but he doesn’t hold bitcoin. Bianco Research President Owns a Basket of […]

South Korea’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns, BTC Prices Up 8% Higher Than Global Average

As cryptocurrency regulation heats up worldwide, South Korean officials have been increasing regulatory discussions concerning the swelling crypto economy. While digital currency markets like bitcoin have tumbled in value in recent times, global crypto market prices have increased across the board on Monday. In South Korea, crypto-assets like bitcoin are once again experiencing a ‘kimchi […]

Daily Cryptocurrency Exchange Trade Volume Taps All-Time High, Stablecoin Swaps Dominate

According to this week’s data, cryptocurrency trade volume touched an all-time high on May 20, reaching $1.76 trillion in reported 24-hour volume. Daily trade volume statistics for Monday have been high, as reported volume from crypto market aggregators shows over $300 billion in 24-hour volume. Meanwhile, stablecoins capture 50% of Monday’s global trade volume with […]

South Korea’s ‘Kimchi Premium’ Returns, BTC Prices Up 8% Higher Than Global Average

As cryptocurrency regulation heats up worldwide, South Korean officials have been increasing regulatory discussions concerning the swelling crypto economy. While digital currency markets like bitcoin have tumbled in value in recent times, global crypto market prices have increased across the board on Monday. In South Korea, crypto-assets like bitcoin are once again experiencing a ‘kimchi […]

South African Crypto Holders Urged to Approach Tax Body Before It Descends on Them

A South Africa-based tax expert, David Lesperance, says with the country’s revenue collector now closing in on cryptocurrencies, holders must now take the initiative and approach South Africa Revenue Services (SARS) before it descends on them. Lesperance argues that by making the first move, cryptocurrency investors will be able to avoid the punitive penalties that […]

Ethereum Options Trade Volume Exceeds Bitcoin’s, Deribit Introduces a $50K ETH Strike for 2022

Last week, ethereum options volume surpassed bitcoin’s for the first time on the digital currency derivatives exchange Deribit. Further, the trading platform recently introduced a $50k ETH strike for March 2022 and explained the $50k call is “gaining immediate buy traction.†Ethereum Options Volume Grows Exponentially, $50K Strike Flexes Muscle When it comes to bitcoin […]

Palantir to Accept Bitcoin for Services, Considers Keeping BTC on Its Balance Sheet

Palantir Technologies, the Peter Thiel-backed, American software company specializing in big data analytics, announced Tuesday that company plans to accept bitcoin for services. Further, like a variety of corporate entities that are accepting and holding bitcoin, Palantir is considering keeping the asset on its balance sheet. Palantir Enters the Crypto Economy On Tuesday, Palantir Technologies […]

How Long Does a Bitcoin Bull Run Last? Proponents Use a Myriad of Charts and Models to Predict Future Prices

As bitcoin prices hover above the $55k zone, a number of participants wonder when the bull run will end. Bitcoin proponents are convinced bull markets have three waves and another wave may start soon. However, despite a variety of tools being used like tarot cards, no one is truly sure what will happen with bitcoin […]

Ethereum Skyrockets Past $4K Tapping a New ATH, Ether Dominance Jumps to 20%

The price of ethereum, the second-largest crypto asset in terms of market valuation, touched an all-time high (ATH) on Monday, capturing $4,246 per unit. Ethereum has been on a tear during the last year against the U.S. dollar, gaining a whopping 2,129% in 12 months. Ethereum Captures Fresh Price Highs, ‘Flippening’ Begins to Trend Ethereum […]

Asian Auction House Phillips Will Accept Crypto at Auction for a Physical Piece of Banksy Art

The well-known Phillips Auction House has announced the company plans to accept cryptocurrency for the first time in a physical art auction set for June 7-8. Phillips will be auctioning a world-famous piece of artwork called the “Laugh Now Panel†created by the anonymous street artist Banksy. ‘Laugh Now’- Phillips to Accept Cryptocurrency at a […]

Wealth Manager Vaneck Files Application for an Ethereum ETF, Aims for Cboe BZX Listing

Public documents show the wealth manager Vaneck has applied for an ethereum based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Vaneck Digital Assets’ Form S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was filed on May 7, while the company’s bitcoin-based ETF is still under review. While Waiting for Approval for Its Bitcoin ETF, Vaneck Files With the […]

China’s Digital Yuan Smart Card to Feature Biometrics and Fingerprint Scanning

The People’s Bank of China’s upcoming digital yuan card will feature IDEX Biometrics and fingerprint scanning, according to regional reports. China’s “Digital Currency Electronic Payment†or DCEP is getting closer toward launch by the day. Last week, smart card manufacturer Chutian Dragon and IDEX Biometrics announced the companies are working on a digital yuan payments […]

Asian Auction House Phillips Will Accept Crypto at Auction for a Physical Piece of Banksy Art

The well-known Phillips Auction House has announced the company plans to accept cryptocurrency for the first time in a physical art auction set for June 7-8. Phillips will be auctioning a world-famous piece of artwork called the “Laugh Now Panel†created by the anonymous street artist Banksy. ‘Laugh Now’- Phillips to Accept Cryptocurrency at a […]

Wealth Manager Vaneck Files Application for an Ethereum ETF, Aims for Cboe BZX Listing

Public documents show the wealth manager Vaneck has applied for an ethereum based exchange-traded fund (ETF). Vaneck Digital Assets’ Form S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was filed on May 7, while the company’s bitcoin-based ETF is still under review. While Waiting for Approval for Its Bitcoin ETF, Vaneck Files With the […]

Real Estate Listings Accepting BTC Touch Record Highs, 14.3 Homes per 100,000 Accept Crypto

Bitcoin and the crypto economy have been making their way into the world of real estate these days. A recently published report shows that Realtor.com data indicates that people selling property for crypto assets have risen a great deal. Statistics show that there are 14.3 crypto accepting listings per 100,000 homes in the company database. […]

Crypto Payment Firm Simplex Acquired by Publicly-Listed Canadian Firm Nuvei for $250 Million

The publicly-listed Canadian firm Nuvei Corporation announced the acquisition of the cryptocurrency company SimplexCC Ltd in an all-cash deal for $250 million. The deal is pending regulatory approval and Nuvei expects Simplex to “enhance†the firm’s portfolio of alternative payment method solutions. Nuvei Acquires Crypto Payments Provider Simplex On May 6, the Canadian company Nuvei […]

Crypto Analytics Firm Coin Metrics Raises $15 Million, Goldman Sachs Leads Funding Round

On May 5, the cryptocurrency data and analytics provider Coin Metrics announced the firm has raised $15 million in Series B financing round. The funding was led by Goldman Sachs and a number of other venture firms, as digital currency data has become a hot commodity in recent times. Digital Currency Data and Analytics Firm […]

Mogo Adds 146 ETH to Firm’s Balance Sheet, Plans to Turn 5% of Its Portfolio Into Crypto Assets

On Tuesday, the Nasdaq-listed Canadian company Mogo revealed the firm has purchased 146 ether at an average price of $2,780. The move follows the firm’s corporate investment in bitcoin, as well as offering bitcoin rewards for the company’s mortgage and card clients. The company plans to keep 5% of its balance sheet assets in digital […]

Fidelity Investments Launches Crypto Analytics Platform Sherlock for Institutional Investors

The American multinational financial services corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts, Fidelity Investments has announced the introduction of a new comprehensive data and deep analytics solution for digital assets. The new product is called Sherlock and it’s meant for institutional clients so they can streamline “fundamental and technical data†tied to cryptocurrencies. Fidelity Investments Introduces Crypto […]

Bitmain Cofounder Jihan Wu Says ‘Crypto Industry May Surpass the Internet’

During the Second 421 Wet Season Festival and Mining Ecology Conference the Chairman of the Bitdeer Group and cofounder of Bitmain, Jihan Wu spoke about institutions flocking to cryptocurrency mining. During the event Bitdeer outlined the company’s computing partnerships and its plans to make digital currency mining greener. Bitmain’s Cofounder Jihan Wu Is Optimistic About […]

Market Update: Bitcoin Bulls Bounce Back, Dogecoin Slumps, XRP Jumps 18%

Digital currency markets have been regaining some of the losses felt last week as the entire crypto-economy has jumped back over the $2 trillion valuation mark. Bitcoin has risen above the $55k zone, while other digital assets have seen more precipitous gains. Out of the top ten leading crypto assets on Tuesday, XRP and UNI […]

Bitmain Reveals New Antminer E9 Ethereum Miner, ASIC Device Commands 3 GH/s Hashrate

The cryptocurrency mining rig and ASIC chipmaker Bitmain revealed a new digital currency mining device that’s dedicated to mining ethereum. While the Ethereum network is slowly transitioning from proof-of-work (PoW) to a proof-of-stake (PoS) system, Bitmain’s new Antminer E9 aims to be one of the fastest ether miners on the open market. Antminer E9 Mining […]

Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Slides to 50%, While Ethereum’s Valuation Climbs Higher

Bitcoin dominance, the metric that measures bitcoin’s overall market capitalization against all the other crypto asset valuations has dropped considerably in recent weeks. At the end of February, bitcoin dominance levels started sliding downward from 61% to today’s 50%. Meanwhile, from the same point in time ethereum’s market capitalization has increased from 11.8% to today’s […]

Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Slides to 50%, While Ethereum’s Valuation Climbs Higher

Bitcoin dominance, the metric that measures bitcoin’s overall market capitalization against all the other crypto asset valuations has dropped considerably in recent weeks. At the end of February, bitcoin dominance levels started sliding downward from 61% to today’s 50%. Meanwhile, from the same point in time ethereum’s market capitalization has increased from 11.8% to today’s […]

Report: Banking Giant Natwest to Refuse Service to Businesses That Accept Cryptocurrencies

The major retail and commercial financial institution National Westminster Bank (Natwest) has categorized cryptocurrencies as “high risk†and refuses to serve business customers who accept digital assets for payments. A Natwest board member, Morten Friis, explains the bank has no appetite for dealing with these types of customers as Natwest is taking a “cautious approach†[…]

Joe Biden’s Proposal to Double Capital Gains Tax Rate Shakes Financial Markets

The Biden administration has revealed plans to raise taxes on investors who are millionaires according to a flurry of recent reports. President Joe Biden wants to overhaul the U.S. economy in order to help fund American childcare and education. Biden’s proposal will almost double the current capital gains tax rate from 20% to 39.6%, and […]

Report: Banking Giant Natwest to Refuse Service to Businesses That Accept Cryptocurrencies

The major retail and commercial financial institution National Westminster Bank (Natwest) has categorized cryptocurrencies as “high risk†and refuses to serve business customers who accept digital assets for payments. A Natwest board member, Morten Friis, explains the bank has no appetite for dealing with these types of customers as Natwest is taking a “cautious approach†[…]

P2P Bitcoin Traders in Nigeria Think Outside the Box in the Wake of CBN Restrictions

After the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a directive targeting the country’s cryptocurrency industry, bitcoin and altcoin trade volumes on centralized exchanges immediately plunged. Nevertheless, the new regulations seem to have succeeded in boosting crypto trade volumes on informal markets or on peer-to-peer trading platforms. Nigerian Crypto Traders Get Creative Still, the increasing trades on […]

Dogecoin Markets Soar as Token Nears a Half Dollar, DOGE Price Climbs 18,299% in 12 Months

The popular meme-based crypto-asset dogecoin has seen phenomenal gains during the last few days. On August 16, 2021, the digital currency featuring the likeness of the Shiba Inu dog tapped an all-time high at $0.44 per token. However, the cost to send a transaction in dogecoin has jumped to that price as well on Friday. […]

Co-Founder of South Africa’s Crypto Index Fund Reveals the Plan to Launch Country’s First Bitcoin ETF

Earle Loxton, the cofounder of EC10 (formerly DCX Capital) the institution behind the South African crypto index fund, says plans are afoot to launch the country’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF is expected to offer South African institutional investors an indirect way of getting exposure to bitcoin. According to Loxton, an application for this […]

World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock: Cryptocurrency Could Become a ‘Great Asset Class’

The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that he is fascinated by cryptocurrency, believing that it could become a “great asset class.†However, he said that Blackrock has not received many inquiries from its institutional clients about having bitcoin in their portfolios. Blackrock’s CEO ‘Fascinated’ About Crypto Following Coinbase’s IPO via a […]

DOGE Taps a Lifetime Price High, Mark Cuban Says Dallas Mavs Shop Won’t Sell Its Dogecoin

This week a number of digital assets saw significant gains, but the meme-themed digital asset dogecoin has seen a significant rise during the last 48 hours. Dogecoin tapped a high of $0.143 per unit on Wednesday and has spiked more than 104% during the last week. Meanwhile, the billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban, […]

DOGE Taps a Lifetime Price High, Mark Cuban Says Dallas Mavs Shop Won’t Sell Its Dogecoin

This week a number of digital assets saw significant gains, but the meme-themed digital asset dogecoin has seen a significant rise during the last 48 hours. Dogecoin tapped a high of $0.143 per unit on Wednesday and has spiked more than 104% during the last week. Meanwhile, the billionaire investor and television personality, Mark Cuban, […]

JPMorgan Boss Says ‘Emerging Issues’ Like Cryptocurrencies ‘Need to Be Dealt With Quickly’

JPMorgan’s boss Jamie Dimon has a bone to pick with cryptocurrencies, shadow banking, and the financial technology (fintech) economy. In a letter to JPMorgan shareholders, Dimon explained that banks are “playing an increasingly smaller role in the financial system†and there’s a list of items like digital currencies he’s named that needs to be “dealt […]

US Regulator Accuses Lbry Project of Selling Unregistered Securities, CEO Denies Charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a complaint against the blockchain-based file-sharing and payment network called Lbry last week, as the U.S. regulator has accused the company Lbry Inc. of selling unregistered securities. However, the CEO of Lbry denies the project’s native tokens are securities and says the SEC’s logic will put a […]

JPMorgan Boss Says ‘Emerging Issues’ Like Cryptocurrencies ‘Need to Be Dealt With Quickly’

JPMorgan’s boss Jamie Dimon has a bone to pick with cryptocurrencies, shadow banking, and the financial technology (fintech) economy. In a letter to JPMorgan shareholders, Dimon explained that banks are “playing an increasingly smaller role in the financial system†and there’s a list of items like digital currencies he’s named that needs to be “dealt […]

The Multi-Billion Dollar Cache: Microstrategy Purchases $15M Worth of Bitcoin, Firm’s Stash Jumps to 91,579 BTC

The publicly listed firm Microstrategy purchased more bitcoin according to a tweet from the company’s chief executive officer Michael Saylor and a recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing. The firm spent $15 million in cash and now holds 91,579 bitcoin in the company’s reserves. Business Intelligence Firm Microstrategy Continues to Stack Bitcoin Month after […]

Starbucks Customers Can Now Pay With Bitcoin via Bakkt’s Digital Wallet App

Starbucks customers can now pay for items with bitcoin by leveraging the Bakkt digital wallet application. Bakkt’s CEO, Gavin Michael explained that 500,000 users participated in testing before the launch, as the company says it looks forward to expanding crypto assets to everyone. You Can Now Pay for Goods at Starbucks With Bitcoin You can […]

Ethereum Sets a New All-Time High Above the $2K Handle, Bitcoin Cash Markets Jump 8%

The price of ethereum tapped a new all-time high (ATH) on Friday afternoon reaching an ATH of around $2,072 around 12 p.m. (EST). Today, ethereum’s market capitalization captures 12.3% of the crypto economy’s overall $1.9 trillion market valuation. Meanwhile, as ether prices jumped over 6%, the crypto asset bitcoin cash has spiked over 8% nearing […]

Bitcoin’s Price Consolidates, Elon Musk Tweet Sends Dogecoin Surfing, Filecoin Surges

While bitcoin prices have been consolidating just under the $60k handle, a number of other alternative digital assets have seen steep gains. Two coins, in particular, the decentralized storage network filecoin token and the notorious meme token dogecoin have jumped well over 10% during the last 24 hours. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, otherwise known […]

South African Regulator Zeroes in on Scams and Unregulated Firms in Its Second Crypto ‘Health Warning’

South African regulator the Financial Sector Conduct Authority recently issued its second crypto “health warning†after it noticed increased reports of crypto-related losses suffered “in the past three months.†In the warning, the regulator reminds investors that since cryptocurrencies are “not regulated by the authority or any other body,†there will be no legal recourse […]

Payment Giant Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Support for Settlement

On Monday, the American multinational financial services corporation Visa announced that digital currency payments have arrived on Visa’s settlement platform. The payment giant revealed that the company will leverage USD coin (USDC), the regulated token built on top of the Ethereum network. A lot Has Changed Since Dee Hock founded Visa Visa has announced cryptocurrency […]

South African Regulator Zeroes in on Scams and Unregulated Firms in Its Second Crypto ‘Health Warning’

South African regulator the Financial Sector Conduct Authority recently issued its second crypto “health warning†after it noticed increased reports of crypto-related losses suffered “in the past three months.†In the warning, the regulator reminds investors that since cryptocurrencies are “not regulated by the authority or any other body,†there will be no legal recourse […]

Crypto Markets Rebound, Bitcoin Price Consolidates, BTC Dominance Levels Sink

The price of bitcoin dropped around 8% during the last seven days, but prices started to improve during Friday’s mid-afternoon trading sessions. Today, bitcoin is swapping for prices between $54,400 to $54,800 per unit and commands a $1.02 trillion market valuation. The overall market capitalization of all 8,500+ coins in existence is around $1.59 trillion […]

Jamaica Plans to Pilot a Central Bank Crypto, CBDC to Work Alongside Notes and Coinage

While a number of countries are working on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), on Tuesday, the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) announced it will soon be piloting a CBDC project. The BoJ is working with a firm called Ecurrency Mint Incorporated and plans to pilot the cryptocurrency in May. Jamaican CBDC to Pilot this May Jamaica, […]

Tipb.ch App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media

On March 23, the creator of the blog platform read.cash and the social media application noise.cash revealed a new project called tipb.ch. The application allows anyone to create a customizable short address that can be used for tips rather than having to share a long BCH address on social media platforms. Platform Tipb.ch Allows You […]

Tipb.ch App Allows You to Share a Short URL Rather Than a BCH Address on Social Media

On March 23, the creator of the blog platform read.cash and the social media application noise.cash revealed a new project called tipb.ch. The application allows anyone to create a customizable short address that can be used for tips rather than having to share a long BCH address on social media platforms. Platform Tipb.ch Allows You […]

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Says Bitcoin Is a Substitute for Gold

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees cryptocurrency as a substitute for gold, rather than the dollar. However, he cautioned that crypto assets, including bitcoin, are highly volatile and not useful as a store of value. Fed Chair Sees Bitcoin as a Gold Substitute During a webinar sponsored by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) on […]

American News Magazine Time to Accept Crypto for Subscriptions, Firm Auctions 3 NFT Covers

The American news magazine Time has revealed it is getting into the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, as a new job listing shows the 98-year-old publication is in search of a chief financial officer (CFO) who understands bitcoin. Additionally, Time will be selling non-fungible token (NFT) assets via Superrare and in 30 days, the news outlet […]

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Says Bitcoin Is a Substitute for Gold

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sees cryptocurrency as a substitute for gold, rather than the dollar. However, he cautioned that crypto assets, including bitcoin, are highly volatile and not useful as a store of value. Fed Chair Sees Bitcoin as a Gold Substitute During a webinar sponsored by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) on […]

Harris Poll Data Shows 1 in 10 Americans Will Use Stimulus Checks to Buy Bitcoin and Ethereum

Following the recently published survey by Mizuho Securities that estimates roughly $24 billion from the $380 billion in direct stimulus checks will go toward bitcoin, a Harris Poll was released that estimates around 1 in 10 Americans have used stimulus checks to invest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Recently Published Harris Poll Says 7% […]

JP Morgan Poll: 22% of Investors Say Their Institutions Likely to Trade or Invest in Cryptocurrencies

A recent JP Morgan poll found that 22% of the respondents said their respective organizations were likely to trade or to invest in cryptocurrencies. This figure (22%) is double the percentage of respondents (11%) who said yes when asked if their respective organizations were already trading or were invested in cryptocurrencies. The Institutional Embrace of […]

Critics Claim Tesla Should Sell Bitcoin Position, Electric Vehicle Firm’s Shares Down 30% Since Buying

Ever since Tesla announced the company held $1.5 billion in bitcoin on its balance sheet during the first week of February, the company’s stocks have dropped over 30%. One analyst says that Tesla’s shareholders would be “very supportive†if the company announced it would sell the bitcoin. Additionally, the shares of Microstrategy’s firm have also […]

JP Morgan Poll: 22% of Investors Say Their Institutions Likely to Trade or Invest in Cryptocurrencies

A recent JP Morgan poll found that 22% of the respondents said their respective organizations were likely to trade or to invest in cryptocurrencies. This figure (22%) is double the percentage of respondents (11%) who said yes when asked if their respective organizations were already trading or were invested in cryptocurrencies. The Institutional Embrace of […]

Crypto Markets Regain Billions, Bitcoin Price Bounces Back 15%, Analyst Says ‘Resurgent Mood In the Air’

The price of bitcoin and a number of digital assets saw significant gains on Monday, as the entire market capitalization of the crypto economy has gained 2.4% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin’s value passed the psychological $50k zone after hitting a low of $43,021 the day prior on Sunday. Bitcoin (BTC) touched a high […]

Online Retail Giant Rakuten Allows People to Load Payment App With Cryptocurrencies

The firm Rakuten Inc., often referred to as “the Amazon of Japan,†announced customers can now load up Rakuten Pay accounts with cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and bitcoin cash. In order to commemorate the latest crypto service, Rakuten is also offering bonus points to people leveraging “Rakuten Cash†via crypto assets. Crypto Can Pay for […]

Bearish Outlook as Bitcoin’s Seven-Day Average Sinks 25%, ADA Shines During the Storm

Digital currency markets have been bearish in recent days as prices have continued to sink lower. The entire market capitalization of all the crypto assets in existence is down over 8% on Sunday at $1.25 trillion. Bitcoin has plummeted from its all-time high (ATH) of $58,350 last Sunday to today’s low of $43,189 per unit. […]

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Defends Decision to Exclude Crypto Players, Says the Order Is ‘in the Best Interests of Nigerians’

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has defended the apex bank’s decision to exclude cryptocurrency transactions from the banking ecosystem. In his testimony before the Nigerian Senate, Emefiele claimed that the February 5 directive is “in the best interests of Nigerians.†Crypto Not Money Immediately following the announcement of the […]

Bitcoin Price Drops 18%, Fed Discusses ‘Soft’ Inflation, Analyst Says BTC Sell-Off Attracts More Investors

Digital asset markets are seeing some turbulence on Tuesday as the entire crypto market capitalization has lost 11% in value during the last 24 hours. Bitcoin has slid to a low of $44,846 during the morning trading sessions (EST) losing more than 18% during the last day. Bitcoin Price Dips Over 18% and Quickly Regains […]

Paid in Bitcoin: NFL Offensive Tackle Russell Okung Considered the Highest Paid in the League

At the end of December, the Carolina Panthers offensive lineman, Russell Okung told the public he would be getting half of his 13 million-dollar salary paid in bitcoin. Moreover, Okung made the decision at the right time, as the National Football League (NFL) just capped the league’s salaries at $180 million. Looking at it from […]

Paid in Bitcoin: NFL Offensive Tackle Russell Okung Considered the Highest Paid in the League

At the end of December, the Carolina Panthers offensive lineman, Russell Okung told the public he would be getting half of his 13 million-dollar salary paid in bitcoin. Moreover, Okung made the decision at the right time, as the National Football League (NFL) just capped the league’s salaries at $180 million. Looking at it from […]

Bitcoin Snaps Back After Slight Dip, Current BTC Chart ‘Is Near Identical to August 2017’

Digital currency prices are on the move again, after tumbling a hair downwards during Sunday evening’s trading sessions. On Sunday the price of bitcoin dropped -7.64% after touching a lifetime price high at $49,715 and then slid to $45,915. As trading sessions entered into Monday, BTC has regained some of the losses as it jumped […]

Bitcoin Snaps Back After Slight Dip, Current BTC Chart ‘Is Near Identical to August 2017’

Digital currency prices are on the move again, after tumbling a hair downwards during Sunday evening’s trading sessions. On Sunday the price of bitcoin dropped -7.64% after touching a lifetime price high at $49,715 and then slid to $45,915. As trading sessions entered into Monday, BTC has regained some of the losses as it jumped […]