It’s Friday, May 22, 2020, and two pizza pies cost $45.90 at Stromboli's, across from my apartment in New York City. But 10 years ago, in Florida, two pies from Papa John’s cost Laszlo Hanyecz about $41—or 10,000 bitcoins, which is how he paid. And how Bitcoin Pizza Day was born.
One of the most anticipated launches, Bakkt's futures exchange, turned out to be a giant dud on the first day of trading. Now fingers are pointing at that as the reason bitcoin prices are went on the south side of the $8,000 level Tuesday afternoon.
An hour after Chou accused the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulator of acting in bad faith and being in the pocket of one of the largest companies it oversees, RGPR agency founder Ryan Gormley took to twitter with a message of his own.
The cryptocurrency futures market took another two steps towards normalization Tuesday.