• Bitcoin,  Latin America

    Weekly Bitcoin Review

    Issues with El Salvador’s Chivo wallet and Bitcoin dominance diminishing

    Bitcoin dominance waning  The price of Bitcoin has seen a solid recovery over the last week. It currently sits around $51,200. Yet other assets have once again outperformed Bitcoin this week. Cardano (ADA) is up 23% this week, Polygon (MATIC) is up 25% in the week, and Polkadot (DOT) price is up over 30%. In contrast, Bitcoin price is up 9% this week, which is still nothing to scoff at. This does show that coins on smaller networks are beginning to gain more traction, lowering the dominance Bitcoin has shown over the cryptocurrency market for its entire run. However, this is not due to a lack of people buying or…

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    Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  People,  Politics

    Weekly Bitcoin Review

    El Salvador buys the dip, The Omicron variant, and Microstrategy buying more Bitcoin

    Omicron Many countries have begun enacting new travel restrictions in response to the new Omicron Covid-19 variant that was announced last week to be spreading in South Africa and elsewhere. These restrictions and global panic over the virus lead to a tank in the price of BTC, hitting a price of $53,569.76 on Friday. This is the lowest price BTC has seen since October 6, leading many to fear that the coin would continue to plummet in price. It has since recovered to the $57,000 price range, hitting a high of $58,872.88 earlier today, since the drop in price. BTC is currently trading at a volume of $32.4 billion. The…

  • Bill Miller investing BTC
    Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Innovators,  Latin America,  Politics,  United States

    Our Weekly Bitcoin Review

    Odell Beckham Jr’s crypto football salary, the Texas coin-mining boom, and a Bitcoin City in El Salvador

    In the cryptocurrency space,  no player or asset controls the market as a whole more than Bitcoin (BTC). With this new weekly feature, Modern Consensus will give the latest updates and big news stories from the previous week. The price of Bitcoin currently sits around $56,000, while it was at a high of $64,000 earlier in the week, a significant price drop.  Sports Odell Beckham Jr., a wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams and an extremely popular football player, is now accepting his entire NFL salary in Bitcoin. With a $4.25 million salary, this equates to a little more than 75 BTC a year. He announced this big change…

  • Miami mayor embraces bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Politics,  Regulation,  United States

    Politicians Preparing for The Crypto Future

    How Bitcoin is Changing The Economic-Political Landscape

    Governments all over the world are adopting cryptocurrency into their economies and day-to-day life. With the correct usage by federal governments, crypto could lead to massive leaps in infrastructure, the creation of millions of jobs, and could aid developing countries in building their economies. In the last year, the world has started slowly seeing the adoption of several different coins by countries all around the globe. The Bitcoin Law in El Salvador, which became effective on September 7th of this year, made the coin legal tender within the country. The adoption of bitcoin within the country has not gone completely smoothly, with some users falling victim to scammers and glitches…