Tag: newsletters

Apr 09 2021

Happy Birthday, Satoshi! 🥳🎂🎁

PLUS: Bitcoin as a Chinese weapon???? After years of regulatory obscurity, the SEC will be releasing its internal communications to Ripple on how it determines if a cryptocurrency is a security or not. Whether that will help or hinder Ripple’s case in the SEC’s lawsuit against the company remains to be seen, but it should help the general public better understand the SEC’s...

Apr 02 2021

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

Mar 26 2021

Tesla Is a HODLer

PLUS: What you need to know about $COIN The SEC received a bitcoin ETF application from Fidelity this week, marking the sixth such filing within the U.S. For a brief second, it also seemed Goldman Sachs filed too, but, as it was later clarified, Goldman only...

Mar 19 2021

3 Publicly Traded Crypto Exchanges?

PLUS: More takes on “WTF is an NFT?” There is something fitting about Bitcoin crossing $60k for the first time on March 13, 2021, a year and one day after crypto’s “Black Thursday,” when Bitcoin’s price plunged 50% over two days in response to the coronavirus. While devastating at the time, you can now barely see it on the BTC price chart:...

Mar 12 2021

A $69 Million NFT

PLUS: Could EIP 1559 Cause a Fork? NFTs continued to catch the crypto industry’s imagination this week, as headlined by Beeple’s “Everydays” sale at Christie’s Auction House in New York. The cliche goes that a picture is worth a thousand words, although, with the latest sale of the “Everydays” NFT, we may have to readjust our math now that we know 5,000 images...

Mar 05 2021

The IRS Clarifies Its Position on Crypto Purchases

Mar 05 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blockchain btc coinbase crypto

PLUS: NFTs are going mainstream This week saw Bitcoin and Ethereum stay relatively flat, hovering around $49,000 and $1,500, respectively. While the two most prominent cryptocurrencies languished, the rest of the market had a vibrant seven days. Non-fungible tokens continue to push the boundaries of digital ownership and artistic control. Kings of...

Feb 26 2021

The One 👀 Figure in the Coinbase S-1

Feb 26 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  binance bitcoin blockchain bnb coinbase

MicroStrategy and Square stack more sats Another week, another Bitcoin all- time high and, of course, a precipitous 20% drop following the $58k peak. Diamond hands held, laser eyes meme-ed, and I made a guest appearance in a Wall Street Bets tweet … if...

Feb 19 2021

Money Reimagined: Tucker Carlson Is Right About Financial Privacy

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business money reimagined newsletters opinion

Say what you will about the Fox News host, but he deserves credit for highlighting Bank of America’s transaction snooping, writes Marc Hochstein.

Bitcoin Is Worth $1T and OKCoin Delists BCH and BSV

Bitcoin, now worth more than most U.S. corporations, first reached "dollar parity" 10 years ago.

First Mover: Bitcoin Meets ‘Torrent’ as Lowly Binance Coin Gets $40B Valuation

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance's in-house BNB tokens have shot to a $40 billion valuation, ranking them third among digital assets behind bitcoin and Ethereum's ether.

A $300k BTC By EOY?

Feb 19 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  newsletters

Plus, an ETF … February 12th marked the start of the Chinese calendar and began the year of the Ox, possibly a serendipitous sign for the continuation of the 2021 crypto bull run… if you needed any other signs to convince you. This week was busy enough that...

Feb 18 2021

First Mover: Who ISN’T Dabbling as Bitcoin Passes $52K, Ether Tops $1,900

The $8.7 trillion-asset BlackRock is "dabbling" in cryptocurrencies – becoming the norm as bitcoin and ether rally to all-time high prices.

Feb 17 2021

Blockchain Bites: Why Buy an NFT?

Investors may be realizing the same deflationary market mechanisms that apply to bitcoin’s scarcity creates similar opportunities in NFTs.

First Mover: What’s Next After Bitcoin Hits $50K? Another $1K Gain

Analysts are still mostly bullish on the cryptocurrency's price, even at lofty levels compared with those just a few months ago.

Valid Points: How CME Ether Futures Work and Why They Matter

A financially settled and U.S. regulated ether futures product makes all the difference.

Feb 16 2021

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin Volatility Hasn’t Shaken Out Institutions

Bitcoin set a new high above $50,000 after erratic trading earlier this week, though options markets are not anticipating a drawdown anytime soon.

State of Crypto: Will 2021 Finally Be the Year of the Bitcoin ETF?

The market has matured since 2018, when bitcoin ETF applications last hit a peak. It's unclear whether that's enough to see one approved.

First Mover: Bitcoin Tops $50K and Crypto’s Nouveau Riche Move In

Break of psychological threshold pushes largest cryptocurrency's year-to-date return to 70%, as a new breed of upstart tokens pushes industry market cap past $1.5T.

Feb 14 2021

Crypto Long & Short: What Does Dogecoin Have to Do With Government Bans?

The combined forces of passionate communities with potent tools, and the deepening involvement of institutions, make successful bans less likely.

Feb 12 2021

Money Reimagined: Musk Masters the Attention Economy

Bitcoin's recent surge shows the power of celebrity and how, like it or not, influencers create value in the modern economy.

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