• markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin will bounce between $30K-$40K as altcoins awaken

    A giant $10,000 range opens up for Bitcoin, setting the stage for altcoins to take advantage of the money, traders argue

    According to trader and analyst Michaël van de Poppe, the zone between $30,000 and $40,000 should now host Bitcoin for the short term, as it enters a period of consolidation. This will see volatility and trading volume “drain away” on a temporary basis, he explained in a YouTube update on Friday, but eventually, strength will ignite once more and Bitcoin will race upwards again.

  • Bitcoin fund Capitol riots
    Bitcoin,  Politics

    Chainalysis asks: Did Bitcoin fund the Capitol riots?

    The leading blockchain intelligence firm found $500,000 in Bitcoin transferred to key alt-right members a month before followers stormed the halls of Congress

    A month before a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, an extremist sent $522,000 in bitcoin to nearly two dozen far-right leaders, including white nationalist streamer Nick Fuentes and the Daily Stormer, a Neo-Nazi website, according to blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis.

  • crypto billionaires
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Hunting Crypto Whales

    Forbes’ latest foray into the world of crypto billionaires doesn’t harpoon many

    This year Forbes instead aimed to rank those whose crypto holdings were the largest, which is a difficult endeavor. It turns out that most people are not keen to disclose the most intimate details of their financial holdings. While citing only four holders of cryptocurrency recently worth more than $1 billion, Forbes writes, “Along the way, some crypto investors have gotten very rich. At least five have recently crossed into the billionaire ranks, possibly quite a few more.”

  • digital dollar first-mover advantage
    People,  Regulation,  Technology

    Fed Chair: Digital dollar will have a ‘first-mover advantage’ whenever it comes

    China may be far ahead but Jerome Powell said the U.S. dollar’s role of as the world’s reserve currency gives it a lead in any central bank digital currency race

    At the Federal Reserve "we actually think we need to get this right, and we don't feel an urge or need to be first,” Powell said of a digital dollar. "We’re going to look at it very, very carefully and we’re investing heavily in understanding the technology and analyzing the policy questions—the many policy questions.”