Guggenheim Fund Files to Be Able to Invest Up to Almost $500M in Bitcoin Through GBTC
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 02:26:05 +0000
The Guggenheim Macro Opportunities Fund will now be able to invest up to 10% of its net asset value in the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust.
Yearn Merges With Cover, DeFi Protocol’s 4th Deal in a Week
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 18:56:27 +0000
Yearn is “joining forces” with market coverage provider Cover, capping a busy week for the decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol.,
What Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary Means for Bitcoin and Markets
Sat, 28 Nov 2020 14:00:00 +0000
NLW looks at price action in crypto, the ETH 2.0 Beacon chain launching Dec 1, the Dow at 30,000 and Janet Yellen’s nomination as Treasury secretary.
Ripple Is Cashing Out a Third of Its Stake in Surging MoneyGram
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 23:32:58 +0000
It is its first such sale of MoneyGram stock since the startup invested in the remittance giant in 2019.
Curve Finance Votes to Disperse $3M in Fees to Governance Token Holders
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:45:08 +0000
The community vote was an exercise in decentralized governance for a protocol not unfamiliar with meeting community demands.
Bitcoin’s Carnivore Cult Is Both Stupid and Correct
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 18:38:45 +0000
Do Bitcoin fans gravitate toward steak so often because they view themselves as cowboys, or because they’re just health-conscious?
NYT Reveals Claims of ‘Racist or Discriminatory’ Treatment of Employees at Coinbase
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:22:28 +0000
The NYT critique of Coinbase’s internal diversity policies quotes former employees who complain of “racist or discriminatory” treatment.
ENCORE: Luke Gromen on the History and (Declining) Future of the Global Dollar System
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:00:00 +0000
As some start to wonder about a post-Bretton Woods economic system, macro analyst Luke Gromen explains how that post-World War II system came to be.
Crypto Custodian Copper Aims to Bridge Gap Between DeFi and Traditional Finance With New Tool
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:07:30 +0000
The new tool, CopperConnect, covers the "DeFi lifecycle" as an asset moves from custody to smart contract and back.
Industry Pros Weigh In on Rumors of New Crypto Wallet Regulations
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:21:41 +0000
From shorter consultations to insider comments, recent rumors about U.S. regulation of private crypto wallets have some compelling context.
Bank of Russia Fields Banking Industry Concerns Over Digital Ruble Proposal
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:16:47 +0000
Russian banks fear being left out of the central bank's proposed digital currency system, according to a report.
Canada-Listed Investment Firm Sells All Its Ether, Monero to Buy More Bitcoin
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 14:07:23 +0000
Cypherpunk Holdings says it financed additional bitcoin purchases with the "full liquidation" of positions in monero and ether.
Huobi-Branded Crypto Exchange Launches for Malaysian Market
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 13:00:10 +0000
Huobi Labuan said it's been licensed in Malaysia for a nine-month trial period of cryptocurrency spot and derivatives trading services.
Quick Bitcoin Price Recovery Looks in Doubt as Whales Move Coins Onto Exchanges
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:09:09 +0000
"Whales are transferring bitcoin to exchanges. The cryptocurrency may trade in a sideways-to-negative manner," said one analyst.
Chinese Authorities Have Seized a Massive $4B in Crypto From PlusToken Scam
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:35:25 +0000
Cryptocurrencies worth billions of dollars have been seized during the police crackdown on the PlusToken Ponzi scheme in China.
Crypto Exchange Upbit Brings In Withdrawal Delay in Bid to Tackle Fraudsters
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:57:44 +0000
The South Korea-based exchange has announced a 24-hour cryptocurrency withdrawal delay in an effort to protect user accounts from malicious attacks.
China’s Xi Asks ASEAN Nations to Join in Building of ‘Digital Silk Road’
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:18:56 +0000
Xi Jinping pushed for digitally enhanced trade among Southeast Asian nations in a keynote at the China-ASEAN Expo on Friday.
Libra Plans Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Launch in January 2021: Report
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:20:52 +0000
Libra might eventually get off the ground as early as January albeit in a more limited format.
Previously Unpublished Emails of Satoshi Nakamoto Present a New Puzzle
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:03:18 +0000
The emails between Satoshi and Hal Finney come from Bitcoin’s earliest days. They show how closely the cryptocurrency’s creator collaborated with early supporters at the time.
Schmuck Insurance
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:00:00 +0000
A reading of one of the most enduring early investor arguments for bitcoin.