Tagged: bitcoin

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Recommends 5% Bitcoin Allocation but CoinShares Suggests Only 4%

Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, one of the largest digital asset managers in the world, notes that billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones recommends a 5% allocation to Bitcoin (BTC) as an “effective portfolio diversifier.” 1/ paul tudor jones suggests a… Read More

Estonia based Digital Asset Investment App Change Acquires $4.5M in Capital from 50 Private Investors

Digital asset investing app provider Change has acquired $4.5 million in capital from 50 private investors at a $214 million valuation. The funds were secured through crowdfunding. Change is reportedly backed by more than 7,000 private investors. The crypto investment app developer says it will… Read More

Listed Companies Remain Bullish on Bitcoin

While the cryptocurrency markets have been in a bit of a swoon of late, that hasn’t stopped listed companies from gobbling up digital currency, says a European digital assets investment manager. The data from Nickel Digital Asset Management shows 19 listed companies with a combined… Read More

Ethereum Records Largest Outflows on Record Last Week at $12.7M, as Bitcoin Remains a Popular Choice, CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (June 14) that for the week ending June 14,… Read More

Bitcoin Proxy: MicroStrategy Sells $500 Million in Debt to Buy More BTC

MicroStrategy (Nasdaq:MSTR) , an analytics software firm that has emerged as a publicly traded Bitcoin proxy, has announced the completion of a sale of $500 million in secured notes with an annual coupon of 6.125%. The notes were sold in a private placement and come… Read More

Musk tweets of accepting green Bitcoin for buying Tesla cars

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), has once again tweeted concerning Bitcoin. Musk said that his company would resume accepting Bitcoins for its electric car transaction only if the cryptocurrency is mined using renewable energy. Musk’s tweet on Sunday, however, failed to lift… Read More

Bitcoin Mining in Iran Banned for 4 Months, Hundreds of Unregistered BTC Miners Seized by Government: Report

Zack Voell, a cryptocurrency mining specialist, writes in a blog post published by Compass that Iran has banned Bitcoin mining for four months in the country’s most recent “legal pivot” away from the “begrudged but enduring segment of miners” operating in the country. Voell points… Read More

Justin Giudicia: Head of Product at Telos Foundation Reveals What Makes Telos (TLOS) Unique and How it Outperforms Competitors like BSC

We recently connected with Justin Giudici, Head of Product at the Telos Foundation, which supports the development of Telos (TLOS), a high-performance blockchain that has evolved into one of the most promising crypto-focused platforms in the digital assets space. Guidici talked about what makes Telos… Read More

IMF Worries About El Salvador Adopting Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Recently El Salvador announced its intent to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in the country. The legions of crypto supporters rapidly embraced the move while detractors grumbled that transacting in Bitcoin is a slow and costly process that makes little sense as a currency for… Read More

Digital Asset Hedge Funds Surge from $2B in 2019 to $3.8B in 2020, with 184% Increase in Median Performance: Report

During 2020, crypto-asset hedge funds almost doubled to reach an all-time record as the nascent industry continued to deliver a solid overall performance. As part of the recent Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and wider digital currency market bull run, total assets under management (AUM) of… Read More

DogeCoin Trading on Binance Briefly Surpassed BTC, ETH Volumes in May, while Ethereum Volume Exceeded Bitcoin on Coinbase: Report

Nate Maddrey and the Coin Metrics research team noted that during the past month, Ethereum (ETH) trading volumes have been catching up with Bitcoin (BTC) volume on Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange. Although Bitcoin led by a significantly large margin at the start of… Read More

Payments Fintech Finserv to Allow Consumers to Share Data on their Digital Asset Holdings with Financial Insitutions

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a multinational provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, will allow customers to share data on their digital asset holdings with their Fintech app providers. Consumers will be able to share their data with various financial institutions, wealth management firms,… Read More

El Salvador to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender – Why They Did It

President Nayib Bukele made waves recently when he announced his intention to have El Salvador become the first sovereign nation to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. He announced this at the Bitcoin 2021 Conference in Miami. For Bukele, the move will hopefully spur an economy… Read More

Bitcoin, Crypto Selloff Mostly led by New Traders, as “Smart Money” Held Through, Ethereum Whales Soared in May: Report

Digital asset firm Kraken notes in its latest Kraken Intelligence report that May was a rather “unpleasant” month for crypto. The Kraken Intelligence team points out that with such a “severe” price correction, some may now be wondering whether “the party that began last September… Read More

US Government Claws Back Crypto from Ransomware Scam as Feds Flex Growing Tech Muscle

The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack caused incredible disruptions to the US economy costing businesses and consumers millions of dollars in lost productivity. As the price of gas rose, and people queued up at stations waiting on the dwindling supply due to the malfeasance, the perpetrators,… Read More

UK Fintech Bottlepay to Allow European Consumers to Perform Instant Bitcoin, Euros, GBP Payments

Bottlepay, an international payments app provider, has introduced its services across Europe, enabling clients to perform instant, cost-effective cross-border transactions with Euros and Bitcoin (BTC). The Bottlepay app leverages the Lightning Network (LN), a layer-2 Bitcoin payments scalability solution, in order to conduct faster transfers…. Read More

Razer Is Evaluating Entry into Crypto Market, with Fintech Now a Major Business for Gaming Firm

Razer, a leading gaming hardware producer, is looking to further diversify its operations by offering cryptocurrency-related services. At present, Razer is “carefully evaluating” a possible entry into the crypto sector, according to recent reports. Min-Liang Tan, CEO at Razer, a global lifestyle and gaming company,… Read More

CoinShares Reports its Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin ETPs Cross-listed on Germany’s Börse Xetra Exchange

Leading European digital asset manager CoinShares (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS) announced Monday (June 7, 2021) that three of the firm’s recently introduced physically-backed exchange-traded products (ETPs) have now “cross-listed on Germany’s Börse Xetra exchange.” As noted in a release from the company: CoinShares… Read More

Nasdaq listed Bitcoin Mining Hardware Firm Canaan Launches After-Sales Office in Kazakhstan

Canaan Inc. (NASDAQ: CAN), an established high-performance computing solutions provider, revealed on Monday (June 7, 2021) that it has launched its first international after-sales service center, based in Kazakhstan. According to a release shared with CI, the new Service Center will offer Canaan‘s domestic clients… Read More

El Salvador Might Make Bitcoin (BTC) Legal Tender, but Transactions with the Crypto are Too Costly and Slow

El Salvador is reportedly looking to become the first nation in the world to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender. El Salvador’s government might introduce legislation that could potentially make it the first country to adopt BTC as legal tender, along with the US dollar…. Read More

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