Category: Bitcoin

The FDIC wants to hire a legal counsel with fintech and blockchain expertise

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation — a U.S. government agency that provides insurance to banks — is looking to hire a legal counsel with expertise in the area of financial technology and blockchain, per a job ad. The “FinTech Counsel” role, as outlined in the post, would provide the agency with “support in the areas…


Legitimate volume on spot crypto exchanges fell to $125.8 billion in October

Cryptocurrency trading volumes decreased by 25.8% in October, according to The Block’s volume index for spot exchanges. October’s legitimate volume figure came in at $125.8 billion compared to $169.5 billion for the month of September. As previously reported, volume on decentralized exchanges fell during October as well. Those volumes declined to $18.46 billion from September’s $24…


Networks project a Joe Biden victory in 2020 U.S. presidential election

After several days of nail-bitingly incremental vote-counting, national news networks in the U.S. have begun projecting a victory for former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. The tipping point was a projected win in the state of Pennsylvania, which provided Biden with enough votes in the Electoral College — the largely ceremonial…


You Can Now Earn Bitcoin by Shopping for Samsung Products

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Group has renewed its partnership with crypto shopping application Lolli, providing opportunities for shoppers to earn reward points in Bitcoin (BTC) when shopping for Samsung products. After its initial run in February 2019, Samsung and Lolli are rolling out their rewards deal for the upcoming holidays. As Christmas season approaches,…


Wall Street Legend Bill Miller Makes Powerful Case for Investing in Bitcoin

Investing legend and co-founder of Miller Value Partners Bill Miller is offering a powerful investment case for Bitcoin (BTC), labeling it the single best performing asset in multiple time periods. In a CNBC interview, the executive of the long-term investment management firm says the demand for Bitcoin is significantly outpacing supply. “The Bitcoin story is…


$15,000,000 in Bitcoin Just Moved After Lying Dormant for 10 Years

Fifteen million in Bitcoin that was mined all the way back before Satoshi Nakamoto went silent just came to life after lying dormant for over a decade. According to blockchain data monitoring bot BTCparser, 1,000 Satoshi-era Bitcoin created in 2010 were transferred on November 7th in 20 separate transactions worth 50 BTC each. Source: BTCparser…


Influential Analyst Says Long-Awaited XRP Rally Is Dead Cat Bounce

A veteran commodities trader and analyst says XRP’s recent rally will be short-lived. Peter Brandt, who is known in the crypto community for correctly calling the start of Bitcoin’s decline from $20,000 in early 2018, believes XRP has proven that it is one of the weakest assets in the crypto markets. The analyst anticipates XRP’s…


As US election dust settles, crypto traders and analysts eye new administration

Traders and analysts across the Twittersphere and beyond chime in on crypto’s future


Kraken’s Dan Held Says Bitcoin Targeting $100,000 in 2021, Outlines Biggest Threat to BTC Security

Dan Held, the growth lead at crypto exchange Kraken, says Bitcoin (BTC) is in a much stronger position now with the possibility of skyrocketing to $100,000 in 2021. In an interview with crypto influencer Lark Davis, Held says that Bitcoin remains a risk-on asset as he anticipates the Biden administration to print more money at…


Cred customers demand answers after platform files for bankruptcy

“We just want to know that our funds are safe,” said one Cred user