Have you heard of “The Halving?” Many—if not most—retail traders and investors may not have heard of it. Those that have probably don’t care all that much about it. For that reason, all those HODLers who take up a lot of space on Reddit and Twitter give themselves a pat on the back.
Blockchain champion Daniel Gorfine to leave CFTC
Creator of LabCFTC to go back to the private sector
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is losing one of its top blockchain-friendly officials to the private sector. Daniel Gorfine, the agency's first chief innovation office and the director in charge of LabCFTC, is quitting the agency in two weeks to go back to the private sector. There is no word yet where he is going.
BitForex tries to bribe Modern Consensus into removing critical article
Obviously, we decline
BitForex, the Singapore-based crypto exchange, attempted to bribe Modern Consensus this past week in an effort to get us to remove an old story about them that they didn’t like. We refused.
The Big Picture: Retail suckers will pay for the Bitfinex/Tether fiasco
It’s one of the worst kept secrets in crypto: The recent rally in Bitcoin came from a massive issuance of tethers.