Evidence Shows Politicians and Wall Street CEOs Expected the Market Crash Well Before Covid-19
The coronavirus outbreak has sent shockwaves through the world’s economy and this has caused politicians and central bankers to react in various ways. However, global market leaders, Wall Street CEOs and hedge fund managers had one of the best years … read more.
Sweden’s ‘Lagom’ Response to Coronavirus: No Masks, Keep the Economy Going With a ‘No Limit’ Printing Press
Pundits globally are flabbergasted that Swedes still go to cafés, eat at restaurants and hang out in parks without face masks on. The coronavirus in Sweden has so far claimed 611 deaths, with 7,849 confirmed cases. Swedish people still send … read more.
Virgin Galactic’s Chamath Palihapitiya: Bitcoin Could Go to $1 Million, Everybody Should Own Some
Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya has shared his bitcoin investment strategy, predicting that bitcoin’s price could reach a million dollars. He further suggested that everybody should have 1% of their assets in bitcoin since it is “a fantastic hedge.” Also … read more.
Get Ready for the Bitcoin Halving – Here Are 9 Countdown Clocks You Can Monitor
The anticipation for the block reward halving for BTC, BCH, and BSV has been building. All three cryptocurrencies will see rewards halved from 12.5 to 6.25 coins throughout the months of April and May. The following is a comprehensive list … read more.
The Bitcoin Cash Network’s Block Reward Officially Halved – Block 630,000 Mined
On April 8, 2020, the Bitcoin Cash network’s block reward halved as of block 630,000 and BCH miners hashing away at the network will now capture only 6.25 coins per block going forward, instead of 12.5. The BCH halving is … read more.
Novogratz: We Have a Money-Printing Orgy Going on, Amazing Environment to Buy Bitcoin
Galaxy Digital chairman Michael Novogratz said that bitcoin is his pick under the current financial situation, describing it as an “amazing environment” to buy bitcoin. With “global money printing orgy,” a possible another trillion-dollar stimulus package, and “money growing on … read more.
New Wrapped Bitcoin Platform Allows You to Transact in BTC Using Tezos
On April 8, the Bitcoin Association Switzerland (BAS) announced the launch of a new wrapped bitcoin project called Tzbtc. The token will be used on the Tezos network and each token will be backed 1:1 with BTC. The project is … read more.
BTC to INR: P2P Bitcoin Marketplaces Growing in India
Ever since the supreme court quashed the banking restriction imposed by the central bank, interest in cryptocurrency has been rising in India, including on peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplaces. The local crypto community is growing despite the nationwide lockdown and rising covid-19 … read more.
Q1 Crypto Trade Volume Jumps 61%, Bitcoin’s Price Performance Trumps Equity and Gold Markets
For well over a month now, a great number of countries have been living under lockdowns and stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus outbreak. Meanwhile, central banks like the Fed, Bank of England (BoE), and European Central Bank (ECB) have … read more.
Hundreds of Darknet Listings Are Selling Masks and PPE Products for Bitcoin
According to a recent research report written by the blockchain surveillance firm Elliptic, there’s been a massive influx of darknet market (DNM) vendors selling personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks and coronavirus test kits. The spike in medical equipment sales … read more.
The Bitcoin Fund Completes IPO, Now Trading on Canada’s Leading Stock Exchange
The Bitcoin Fund, managed by 3iq, has completed an initial public offering and has begun trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). It has been a long road for 3iq and The Bitcoin Fund since their filing was first rejected. … read more.
Developer Launches Noncustodial Bitcoin Cash-Powered Authorization Platform
Seven days ago, a crypto software developer announced a new web service called Signup.cash, which provides individuals and organizations with the ability to create web-based applications for Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The engineer and team members who developed the new platform … read more.
Bitcoin’s Third Halving: Survey Shows 50% of Miners Expect a Price Increase
The block reward halving for BTC is 32 days away and crypto businesses and mining operations are steadily preparing for the event. Today, Bitcoin’s hashrate is hovering just above 100 exahash per second (EH/s) and one year after the 2016 … read more.
Bitcoin Going Industrial: New York-Based Natural Gas Provider Sells Fully Compliant ‘Hashpower Contract’
During the first week of March, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a $65 million investment into the ‘behind-the-meter’ bitcoin mining operation, Greenidge Generation LLC in Dresden, New York. The Greenidge plant operates 7,000 bitcoin miners and on April 8, the firm revealed … read more.
Bitcoin Evolution: Wanna Make $1 Million in 2 Months Like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? It’s a Scam
A bitcoin investment scheme has reportedly claimed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are making millions using a “wealth loophole” and have urged everyone to check out Bitcoin Evolution. However, this is a sales tactic by a known scam, claiming … read more.
Rich Dad Poor Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: Dollar Is Dying, Buy Bitcoin
Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the popular book “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” talked about the death of the U.S. dollar and how one should take the government’s free money and buy bitcoin. The best-selling author also explained the cost of … read more.
Free Market Think Tank FEE Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations
The oldest free market think tank in the United States, the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has announced the 501(c)3 educational foundation now accepts bitcoin cash (BCH) for donations. The libertarian organization promotes sound economic theory, publishes books and articles … read more.
JPMorgan, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank Predict Major Recession
Big banks are predicting a major recession, the deepest one in the post-war era. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said his bank cannot be immune to the resulting financial stress while Bank of America expects the U.S. economy to “collapse” … read more.
The Vacate Manifesto: How Today’s Technology Can Solidify Abolitionist Goals
20 years ago the cypherpunks of the new internet era came up with vast ideas describing privacy, anonymity, and encryption. Some of them brought these ideas to practice. ***The following is a featured manifesto written in 2015 by Jamie Redman … read more.
Spain’s Lawmakers Plan to Provide Basic Income to Low-Income Residents
Spain is preparing to provide universal basic income (UBI) to low-income individuals due to the wrath of the coronavirus, the country’s minister for economic affairs Nadia Calviño recently explained. There’s no set date yet for the UBI program, but Spain’s … read more.
Crypto Exchanges See Bitcoin Reserves Drop by 70% Since Black Thursday’s Market Rout
Since the market carnage on March 12 otherwise known as Black Thursday, the exchange Bitmex has seen 36% of the trading platform’s bitcoin reserves withdrawn. A few other well-known crypto exchanges have seen cold wallets drained, while other trading platforms … read more.
80 Banks Charge Negative Interest Rates as Crisis Deepens in Germany
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and deepening financial crisis, the number of banks charging customers negative interest rates in Germany has accelerated. At least 80 banks now reportedly charge negative interest rates, 16 of which apply this policy to even small … read more.
Charges of Fraudulent Pretense: US Court Unseals Onecoin Cofounder’s Indictment
Manhattan prosecutors from the New York Southern District Court (NYSD) have unsealed indictment charges against Onecoin cofounder Sebastian Greenwood. The documents allege that Greenwood, alongside his accomplices Ruja Ignatova the ‘Crypto Queen’ and her brother Konstantin Ignatov, committed fraud on … read more.
China’s Research Institute Updates Crypto Ranking — Review Affected by Pandemic
China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has published its latest crypto project rankings as the country continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 37 crypto projects were evaluated and ranked overall this month as well as in … read more.