Tag: election 2020

Jan 22 2021

U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen acknowledges potential benefits of crypto

Jan 22 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd election 2020 regulation

Janet Yellen, who was recently nominated by US President Joe Biden for the post of Treasury Secretary, said that it is “important to consider the benefits of cryptocurrencies,” according to her written testimony published today. “I think it important we consider the benefits of cryptocurrencies and...

Jan 21 2021

Why Joe Biden’s presidency could be a fresh start for crypto

Jan 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  election 2020 regulation

The Biden administration’s first decisions and appointments look promising for the crypto industry as a whole so far. Shortly after his inauguration, US President Joe Biden and his administration have already made several important decisions that could be considered quite positive for the crypto industry, starting with the postponement of the Treasury’s controversial proposals aimed at self-hosted crypto wallets. No need to rush...

Jan 14 2021

Jack Dorsey defends his ban of Donald Trump and advocates for Bitcoin’s model

Jan 14 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd election 2020 people

The Twitter founder is a known Bitcoin advocate. But a recent action saw his platform getting embroiled in controversy. Why ban Trump? Twitter founder Jack Dorsey took to his platform this morning to explain banning the account of incumbent US President...

Nov 11 2020

Ripple CEO cautions against institutional Bitcoin investments in Biden era

Nov 11 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd election 2020 mining regulation xrpusd

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse took a dig at companies buying Bitcoin last week as the climatic effects of proof-of-work cryptocurrencies, like BTC, may be met with stern regulations if Democrat Joe Biden is elected as the US president....

Nov 10 2020

Digital Voting Is Coming. Let’s Do It Right.

Cryptographic techniques, like zk-SNARKs and blockchains, could ensure online voting is secure and private.

Nov 09 2020

First Mover: What’s Next for Bitcoin as Wall Street Gets Vaccine Booster

Crypto markets could turn on a shift in economic policies as U.S. President- Elect Joe Biden's transition team starts to meet.

Nov 05 2020

FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried was the second-biggest donor for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign

Nov 05 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  election 2020

The high-flying founder of crypto exchange FTX made his once more in the crypto market this week, but not via a new product or token launch. A WSJ report today showed...

Nov 04 2020

No matter who wins the U.S. election, Bitcoin will likely rally: historical data

Nov 04 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd election 2020 price watch

It's been quite a volatile past day for the American public. The presidential election has begun, and while both sides are claiming victory, there is not a clear winner as of the time of this article's writing. Bitcoin has seen strong reactions to electoral trends, first rallying strongly past $14,000 on expectations of a Biden win, then dropping to $13,500 on expectations of...

$TRUMP zooms to top-performing prediction market crypto amidst US elections, $BIDEN falls 50%

Nov 04 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  election 2020

Two Ethereum-based prediction markets on crypto exchange FTX saw activity reach record levels yesterday as the US elections went underway. Millions of dollars changed hands for TRUMP and BIDEN, two ERC20 tokens that...

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