Tag: opinion

Jul 23 2021

Bitcoin could fall to $15,000, says Guggenheim chairman who predicted 50% dip in May

Jul 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd interview opinion trading

Scott Minerd, chairman and chief investment officer of asset management giant Guggenheim Investments, said the crypto market’s ongoing slump is still far from over as Bitcoin could slide as low as $15,000. “I think that there is still more air to come out of this, and ultimately, I think something in the neighborhood of $15,000 is where we're going to end up,” Minerd...

Jul 19 2021

No shilling Dogecoin or Shiba Inu? How TikTok’s crypto ban helps the space

Jul 19 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  babydoge doge opinion regulation shiba inu

Celebrities shilling meme coins like Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, and Baby Doge Coin became a recurring theme throughout 2020 as...

Jul 09 2021

Jul 06 2021

The crypto market doesn’t care about Dogecoin shill Elon Musk’s tweets anymore

Jul 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd opinion people trading

It appears that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is gradually losing his influence over the cryptocurrency market, judging by the lack of any meaningful impact on prices his crypto-focused tweets are making lately. Just a few months ago, a single tweet from Musk that involved Bitcoin (BTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), or any other cryptocurrency was enough to boost prices of the corresponding...

Jul 02 2021

Why this crypto VC bet big on DeFi cross-chain liquidity tool Unbound Finance

Jul 02 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  defi investments opinion

Paul Veradittakit, a partner at crypto venture fund Pantera Capital, explained why the team invested in cross-chain liquidity protocol Unbound Finance in a post yesterday. “Unbound presents a promising model for the open flow of liquidity...

Jun 25 2021

Nothing will ‘stop’ Bitcoin in El Salvador, says President after IMF, World Bank criticism

Jun 25 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd opinion people

President Bukele said nothing can stop Bitcoin from seeing widespread adoption in El Salvador, and he sees no scenario in which it can be stopped. "I don't see anything stopping it. Everything about the humans can be stopped. But I just don't see how. It's law, the government is working 24/7 in going to effect in 80 days," he said in a recent...

Jun 24 2021

Jun 23 2021

Ripple (XRP) director tries to dispel the ‘centralized banker coin’ myth

Jun 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  opinion people xrpusd

Director of Developer Relations at Ripple, Matt Hamilton, set the record straight on XRP and the XRP Ledger. Before the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit, the narrative surrounding XRP centered around it not being a...

Cardano’s Charles Hoskinson says Tether is “faith based,” making it inconsistent with crypto ideals

Jun 23 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  opinion people stablecoins technology usdt

Input Output Global CEO Charles Hoskinson said in a recent ask-me-anything (AMA) Tether relies on faith, rather than impartial systems, making it counter to cryptocurrency ideals. He added that as much as regulation gets a bad rap, without it, there would be no checks on companies who make particular claims. With USDT liquidity supporting significant swathes of the cryptocurrency market, is the Tether...

Jun 18 2021

Holder of 92,000 BTC explains why energy concerns aren’t Bitcoin’s biggest threat

Jun 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd opinion people

Michael Saylor discussed what he perceives as the biggest risk to Bitcoin, and it's not to do with environmental, social, or governance (ESG) factors. Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ESG refers to a set of standards that investors use to determine how a particular company stacks up...

Jun 15 2021

Legal expert says Tether and Binance Coin (BNB) are likely picks for SEC lawsuit

Jun 15 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bnbusd legal opinion people usdt

Attorney Jeremy Hogan gave his legal assessment of the top five cryptocurrencies naming Tether and Binance Coin as at risk on the "SEC danger rating." Hogan has been covering the SEC vs. Ripple lawsuit since proceedings began in December last year. The U.S securities regulator...

Jun 13 2021

Banks won’t exist in ten years unless they change their business model

Jun 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking defi guest post opinion

The issues plaguing the financial world―whether centralized finance, insurance, lending or other assets — all come back to human error. For instance, why can’t a dispensary put cash in a bank? Because of bad human judgment. These rules and regulations make zero practical sense. The blockchain ecosystem takes the human element out of the equation. Now the technology governs because...

Jun 11 2021

Dutch economic advisor calls for a Bitcoin ban even as Central America is adopting the asset

Jun 11 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd legal opinion regulation

An official of the Central Planning Bureau (CPB), an independent, publicly financed policy arm that advises the government of the Netherlands, said today that Bitcoin and other...

May 24 2021

German bank that went nearly bankrupt in 2019 says Bitcoin is ‘wishful thinking’

May 24 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption banking btcusd opinion

Last week’s crypto market meltdown has proved yet again that “the value of Bitcoin is entirely based on wishful thinking,” according to a research note recently published by Deutsche Bank analysts. Bitcoin, trendy or...

May 21 2021

British MP says Ethereum ‘flippening’ is taking place, calls for a ‘safe space’ for crypto

May 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btc eth opinion regulation

In the Queen's Speech debate, Member of the UK Parliament Tom Tugendhat argued that the...

Greenpeace USA stops accepting Bitcoin donations due to environmental concerns

May 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd opinion payments

The American arm of Greenpeace, a non-governmental multinational environmental organization, has stopped accepting donations in Bitcoin (BTC) amid growing concerns about the crypto's impact on the world’s ecology, it told Financial Times...

May 16 2021

Elon Musk’s latest Dogecoin ‘trolling’ isn’t impressing the crypto community

May 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption altcoins btcusd dogeusd opinion

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk argued on Twitter today that Dogecoin (DOGE) can beat Bitcoin (BTC) “hands down,” with just one small condition—almost every DOGE’s fundamental aspect needs to change, effectively turning it into a different...

May 13 2021

Op-Ed: 3 Reasons Why Elon Musk’s Dogecoin Pumping is Bad For Crypto

There is little denying that one man has single-handedly been responsible for Dogecoin’s rise from obscurity to become the fifth-largest digital asset on the planet. However, that is not necessarily a good thing for the wider industry. Since the beginning of April, DOGE has been pumped over 1,150% for no reason other than the words and tweets of Elon Musk. From surreptitious Shiba...

May 03 2021

Warren Buffett’s ‘right-hand man’ says Bitcoin is “disgusting”

May 03 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd investments opinion

Charlie Munger, vice chairman of American holding company Berkshire Hathaway, lambasted Bitcoin during the firm’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday, calling it a “disgusting” financial product that was invented “out of thin air.” “Of course I hate the Bitcoin success,” said during a Q&A session, adding, “I don’t welcome a currency that’s so useful to kidnappers and...

Apr 30 2021

Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff says both the American economy and US dollar are going to crash

Apr 30 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd opinion

Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital and a well-known critic of Bitcoin, went full-on doomsayer mode yesterday with predictions of everything collapsing—the U.S. dollar, the American economy, and, of course, Bitcoin (BTC)....

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