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Stats Has published 358 posts about cryptocurrency

Nov 29 2020

Crypto Long & Short: How Bitcoin Development Is Evolving – and What’s Behind It

Bitcoin price spikes grab headlines, but the asset's long-term value depends on its developers – and what drives them.

Bilateral Saudi, UAE Digital Currency Experiment Shows Benefits of Distributed Ledgers, Central Banks Say

A joint Saudi and UAE CBDC pilot found that a distributed payment system offers “significant improvement over centralized payment systems.”

How Bitcoin Gets to $100,000

Nov 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin hong fang people podcasts the breakdown

Another look at the bitcoin valuation models that could possibly lead to a six-figure bitcoin valuation over the course of the next year.

Guggenheim Fund Files to Be Able to Invest Up to Almost $500M in Bitcoin Through GBTC

Nov 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin gbtc grayscale guggenheim markets

The Guggenheim Macro Opportunities Fund will now be able to invest up to 10% of its net asset value in the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust.

Nov 28 2020

Yearn Merges With Cover, DeFi Protocol’s 4th Deal in a Week

Nov 28 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi mergers news

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

Nov 28 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  janet yellen people podcasts the breakdown

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.

Nov 27 2020

Ripple Is Cashing Out a Third of Its Stake in Surging MoneyGram

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  moneygram news ripple sec

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  curve finance governance news smart contracts

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin carnivores diets lifestyles meat

Do Bitcoin fans gravitate toward steak so often because they view themselves as cowboys, or because they’re just health-conscious?

NYT Reports Allegations of ‘Racist or Discriminatory’ Treatment of Employees at Coinbase

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase diversity news new york times

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  explainers federal reserve macro people podcasts

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business copper custody defi news

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ciphertrace crypto wallets fatf fincen netki

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

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

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash exchanges huobi malaysia

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin markets news

"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 $4 Billion in Crypto From PlusToken Scam

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  china coinflash crime news plustoken

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

Nov 27 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business crime cryptocurrency exchanges markets

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’

Xi Jinping pushed for digitally enhanced trade among Southeast Asian nations in a keynote at the China-ASEAN Expo on Friday.