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Weekly Roundup – CBDCs | DeFi | Grayscale | Vanguard

2020-06-29T14:39:36+00:00

On Friday, Bitcoin and Ethereum saw their largest respective options expiry ever, marking a major milestone for the cryptocurrency market. Analysts had been forecasting intense volatility but the markets traded cautiously over the weekend. On Saturday, Bitcoin educator Andreas Antonopoulos suggested using DeFi for BTC passive income, saying there are risks behind any current method of earning steady income [...]

Weekly Roundup – CBDCs | DeFi | Grayscale | Vanguard2020-06-29T14:39:36+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Ernst & Young | Komainu | 2020 a Good Year for BTC?

2020-06-22T14:49:48+00:00

Over the past week we learnt that Trump told John Bolton to clamp down on bitcoin and that crypto card issuer Wirecard is missing $2.1B in what's being dubbed the ‘German Enron’ scandal, meanwhile, New York Fed economists declared bitcoin “just another example of fiat money.” Here's our weekly roundup of the industry news and big reads.   Ernst and Young Release [...]

Weekly Roundup – Ernst & Young | Komainu | 2020 a Good Year for BTC?2020-06-22T14:49:48+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Stablecoin Acceptance | JPMorgan Report | Crypto Custody Review

2020-06-15T12:38:09+00:00

It seems speculation is the best anyone can offer whether looking at either crypto or traditional markets these days. As per the heads up we mentioned in last week's roundup, Fidelity made headlines early in the week, releasing their institutional market outlook. One of their key indicators for a bullish market was a significant drop in [...]

Weekly Roundup – Stablecoin Acceptance | JPMorgan Report | Crypto Custody Review2020-06-15T12:38:09+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Fed Paper on CBDC | Growing Institutional Interest

2020-06-08T13:56:12+00:00

Over the past 7 days we've seen bitcoin swing 10% from its low to its high, and at one point last Wednesday, the price shot up 6% within an hour, only to fall 8% within five minutes soon after. At press time, bitcoin is trading largely unchanged on the day near $9,745, having recovered from [...]

Weekly Roundup – Fed Paper on CBDC | Growing Institutional Interest2020-06-08T13:56:12+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Prime Brokerage News | Goldman Sachs

2020-06-01T13:32:38+00:00

Following the week that saw much excitement and discussion around the Goldman Sachs investment advisory call for its clients, slamming bitcoin as an investment, here's our weekly roundup of industry news.   Major Crypto Firms Make their Move into Prime Brokerage Over the past week several “blue chip” names (at least in the crypto sector) have revealed plans to move into [...]

Weekly Roundup – Prime Brokerage News | Goldman Sachs2020-06-01T13:32:38+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Crypto Funds | Institutional Adoption

2020-05-26T12:27:11+00:00

Here's our weekly digest of the latest big reads and news to hit the digital asset space. This week, we're focusing on crypto venture investing and what it indicates about institutional involvement in the sector, as well as some other indicators which have come through in the past week around institutional adoption.   (Source: Andressen Horowitz) [...]

Weekly Roundup – Crypto Funds | Institutional Adoption2020-05-26T12:27:11+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Big Industry Reports

2020-05-18T13:21:00+00:00

With the halving dominating the crypto conversation over the past few months, culminating in the actual event last week, along with the massive Consensus: Distributed online event, we're seeing bitcoin up a staggering 38% year-to-date, still outperforming even gold. On Sunday bitcoin rose for the sixth day in seven to $9,891, just shy of the psychological threshold of $10,000. Blockchain.com noted in [...]

Weekly Roundup – Big Industry Reports2020-05-18T13:21:00+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Bitcoin Halving is finally here

2020-05-11T12:33:09+00:00

Bitcoin halving is finally here and there's a whole lot of speculation on what will happen next. After the halving, block rewards for mining new blocks will decrease from 12.5 BTC to 6.25 BTC. This decreasing emission schedule is often what makes bitcoin interesting to investors (notably now including Paul Tudor Jones, famed Hedge Fund investor) in the first place. "Each [...]

Weekly Roundup – Bitcoin Halving is finally here2020-05-11T12:33:09+00:00

Weekly Roundup – Bitcoin’s Best Week in Recent Memory

2020-05-04T14:40:03+00:00

Witnessing bitcoin's current remarkable run over the past few weeks, rallying over 100% from March’s lows around $3,700, and crushing gold's 12% gain, we're excited to see what the next week will bring as we count down to the halving. Here are some of the big reads we've enjoyed over the past 7 days.   [...]

Weekly Roundup – Bitcoin’s Best Week in Recent Memory2020-05-04T14:40:03+00:00