Every Major Bank Will Have Exposure to Bitcoin, Says Renowned Fund Manager Bill Miller
Veteran investor Bill Miller says that all major banks, investment banks, and high net worth firms will eventually have some exposure to bitcoin or something like it. He said that bitcoin’s staying power is getting better every day. Bill Miller’s … read more.
JPMorgan’s Analysis Shows Institutional Investors Moving From Gold ETFs to Bitcoin
JPMorgan has highlighted evidence of institutional demand for bitcoin and investors moving from gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to the cryptocurrency. The firm points out that bitcoin demand is driven not only by younger retail investors but also by institutional investors, … read more.
$100K Bitcoin: S2F Author Confident With His Model, Suggests Six-Figure BTC Price by 2021
Not too long ago, the author of the controversial bitcoin stock-to-flow (S2FX) price model said that the model was “perfectly on track.” On Sunday, November 8, the S2FX creator known as “Plan B” reiterated his belief in the model and … read more.
Billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller Owns Bitcoin, Sees Attractive Store of Value That Could Beat Gold
Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller has revealed that he owns bitcoin, calling it an asset class that has a lot of attraction as a store of value and could be better than gold. Stan Druckenmiller Owns Bitcoin Stanley Druckenmiller revealed on … read more.
Hackers Have Stolen $100 Million From Defi Projects This Year
Hackers have stolen $100 million from decentralized finance (Defi) projects so far this year, according to a new report. Defi accounted for 50% of all hacks and thefts in the second half of the year. Defi Hacks on the Rise … read more.
Televend’s Complex System of Telegram Drug Bots Swell as German Police Seize 9 Telegram Drug Channels
During the last few months following the departure of the infamous Empire darknet market (DNM), a great number of DNM users have been flocking to alternative vendors. More recently, a new bot service on Telegram called Televend has been attracting … read more.
A New Bitcoin Mining Pool Claims It Has Tools to Censor Blockchain Transactions
A blockchain and technology company claims its new bitcoin mining pool is embedded with tools that enable the pool to censure transactions in the blocks they mine. According to a statement issued by the DMG, the parent company to Blockseer … read more.
The ‘Undo Button’ Wallet Tool Gives Users the Ability to Reverse Ethereum Transactions
On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the blockchain firm Kirobo launched a tool that allows users to reverse ethereum transactions. Similarly to the replace-by-fee (RBF) protocol leveraged by bitcoin users, ethereum transactions can be reversed as well with Kirobo’s “Undo Button” … read more.
Paypal Opens Crypto Services to Millions of Eligible Account Holders in the US
Payment processing giant Paypal announced on Thursday that “all eligible Paypal account holders in the U.S. can now buy, hold, and sell cryptocurrency directly with Paypal.” The news follows the company’s announcement to support crypto assets at the end of … read more.
Chainalysis Launches Program to Store and Sell Seized Crypto Assets for Governments
The blockchain intelligence and surveillance company Chainalysis revealed the launch of a new program that aims to help governments and insolvency practitioners sell seized cryptocurrencies. The news follows the recent U.S. government seizure of more than 69,000 BTC worth over … read more.
Russia Proposes New Rules and Penalties for Cryptocurrency Owners
The Russian Ministry of Finance has developed new amendments to the country’s cryptocurrency regulation. The proposal outlines a new set of rules for crypto owners, exchanges, and miners, as well as penalties for undeclared crypto transactions. Russia’s New Crypto Regulation … read more.
Printing $1.7 Trillion for Climate Change: How Joe Biden’s Administration Aims to Push the ‘Green New Deal’
In 2020, the U.S. Federal Reserve has injected an enormous amount of U.S. dollars to special interests in the banking sector in order to combat the economic effects stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. This week the central bank published its … read more.
S9 Resurrection: Higher Bitcoin Prices Allow Miners to Switch Outdated Mining Rigs Back On
With bitcoin prices hovering over a certain handle, a great number of old ASIC mining rigs manufactured years ago are starting to become profitable again. Reports indicate that in China, where the average electricity cost is around $0.06 per kilowatt-hour … read more.
Hedge Fund Manager Brian Kelly Says Increasing Institutional Interest in Bitcoin Down to its Fixed Supply
Hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the surging number of institutional investors owning bitcoin is down to the digital currency’s core value proposition- a fixed coin supply. On the other hand, the same institutional investor interest is helping to build … read more.
Belarus’ Largest Bank Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service
The largest bank in Belarus, Belarusbank, has reportedly begun providing a cryptocurrency exchange service, allowing customers to buy bitcoin using Visa cards. Belarusbank’s new cryptocurrency exchange service is in collaboration with bitcoin exchange service provider Whitebird, several local news outlets … read more.
Hackers Drain $2 Million in DAI From Defi Protocol Akropolis
Decentralized finance (defi) protocol Akropolis was on Thursday hacked for $2 million in DAI, in the latest flash loan attack to hit the nascent defi industry. The attacker pilfered the platform’s Ycurve pool in batches of $50,000 in the stablecoin … read more.
Bitpay Launches New Payroll Service for Companies That Opt to Pay Employees in Crypto
The Atlanta-based cryptocurrency payment processing company Bitpay is now getting involved with payroll services. The firm announced the launch of Bitpay Send, a mass payout service that enables organizations of all sizes to pay employees, affiliates, and freelance contractors. Bitcoin … read more.
Galaxy Digital Acquires 2 Crypto Firms, Sees Big Wave of Institutional Demand for Bitcoin
Bitcoin Bull Michael Novogratz’s company, Galaxy Digital, has acquired two cryptocurrency firms in preparation to meet a “bigger wave of institutional demand” for bitcoin. Big Wave of Institutional Demand for Bitcoin Incoming Galaxy Digital Holdings announced Friday that it has … read more.
Akoin Cryptocurrency Launches in Kenya as Pilot for $6 Billion Akon City
The akoin cryptocurrency, created by famous singer and philanthropist Akon, has started trading on a global crypto exchange. It is also being launched as a means of payment in a tech city in Kenya as a pilot for Akon City, … read more.
Hash Watch: The Highly Anticipated Bitcoin Cash Fork Is Now Complete
The Bitcoin Cash community has been patiently waiting for weeks for the November 15, 2020 upgrade and the day is finally here. Every six months the Bitcoin Cash network upgrades, but this time around, a conflict sparked over Bitcoin ABC’s … read more.
BTC Options Open Interest Surges, Traders Look to an Unfilled Bitcoin Futures Gap at $18K
Bitcoin prices have been volatile during the last few weeks, but have managed to climb higher in value at the same time. This week bitcoin derivatives markets, specifically futures and options, show that crypto asset traders should expect more swings … read more.
Calling Tops and Bottoms: 2020’s Most Popular Bitcoin Traders and Analysts
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading is quite popular these days. With the price upswings and volatility in 2020, crypto traders have made and lost a lot of money. In the last few years, a number of digital currency enthusiasts have been … read more.
Pakistan’s SEC Discusses Cryptocurrency Regulation, Central Bank Confirms No Crypto Ban
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has published a paper discussing cryptocurrency regulation in the country. Meanwhile, the central bank has reportedly confirmed that there is no cryptocurrency ban. Pakistan’s Crypto Regulation in the Works The Securities and Exchange … read more.
300 Banks in Germany Charge Negative Interest Rates Including Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, ING
A new report reveals that more than 300 banks in Germany are now charging some customers negative interest rates. Some are big global banks, including Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, and ING. 300 Banks Pass on the Burden of Negative Interest Rates … read more.
BCH Collectibles: RPG Blockchain Game Built on Bitcoin Cash Completes Flipstarter Campaign
In the near future, a non-fungible token collectible game is coming to the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. The project dubbed “Enter the Sphere” aims to bring its NFT collectible universe to Bitcoin Cash by leveraging the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP). Last … read more.
Citibank Executive Says Bitcoin Will Trade at $318,000 by End of 2021
Citibank Group’s Global head of Citifxtechnicals product, Tom Fitzpatrick expects to see the price of bitcoin peaking at $318,000 by end of 2021. Although he concedes that his prediction might seem improbable, Fitzpatrick argues that such a surge will still … read more.