BTC Branded ‘the Most Portable Asset’ as 420k Bitcoins Used as Collateral in Q4 of 2020

According to the findings of a joint Arcane Research and Bitstamp study, bitcoin’s unique characteristics, which include it being “the most portable asset”, are the likely contributing factors behind the increasing use of the crypto as a collateral asset. Bitcoin Unmatched This is evidenced by the study’s data which shows that approximately …

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Biden’s SEC Chair Pick Gary Gensler Reveals Policies on Bitcoin and Crypto Regulation

Gary Gensler, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has revealed his policies on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies if confirmed as the SEC chairman. Gensler is a professor at MIT who teaches cryptocurrencies. He previously served as the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). …

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Citigroup: Bitcoin Is at a Tipping Point, Could Become Preferred Currency for International Trade

Citigroup says bitcoin is at a tipping point and the cryptocurrency could become “the currency of choice for international trade.” The firm wrote in a report that “we could be at the start of massive transformation of cryptocurrency into the mainstream.” Bitcoin Is at the Tipping Point, Citi Says Citigroup’s Global Perspectives …

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Bitcoin to Reach $100K to $288K in 2021? Stock-to-Flow Models Suggest It Could

The creator of the notorious stock-to-flow model (S2F), Plan B has recently detailed that the price of bitcoin has surpassed the S2F model price by 26%. The strong momentum has a number of crypto enthusiasts thinking that bitcoin prices reaching the $100k to $288k range by the year’s end is possible. Price …

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North America’s First Bitcoin ETF Now Holds Over 11,000 BTC

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in North America now holds over 11,000 bitcoins. Purpose Bitcoin ETF saw strong interest at launch. An ETF researcher explained that the surge in interest was evidence of some combination of pent-up demand, the price of bitcoin, and investors switching from other means of getting cryptocurrency …

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Banks Turn Away Customer Deposits due to Negative Interest Rates in Germany

Banks in Germany are reportedly turning customer deposits away due to the negative interest rate imposed on them by the European Central Bank (ECB). Some banks are even offering online tools to help customers take their deposits elsewhere. Negative Interest Rates Imposed by ECB Force Banks to Turn Away Customer Deposits Banks …

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