2021 was undoubtedly a historic year for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Bitcoin hit a new all time high, saw adoption from nations and corporations alike, and gained attention from several nations across the globe. That isn’t to say there weren’t setbacks: Major crashes, millions of USD in longs liquidated. The world also saw increasing anti-crypto legislation and pushback from politicians in India, The United States, and China. Not the ending to the year that everyone was hoping for Bitcoin unfortunately did not live up to expectations this year. Many thought that 2021 would be the year it hit $100,000, and were disappointed to see it end the year around just a…
Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential: Who got it right and who got it wrong
The good guesses, the triumphs, the screw-ups and the downright disasters of 2020
In an industry as young and volatile as crypto, and especially with all the money sloshing around in it, the triumphs and tragedies—or at least successes and screw-up—can be be enlightening and sometimes funny. It’s also a good preview to The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2021, which went live today.
Markets Report: Bitcoin stays skewed to upside, rejecting dip to reach $57K
A dip to $54,400 fizzles and buyer support returns BTC/USD to the crucial resistance zone below all-time highs
Bitcoin kept bulls guessing and bears firmly disappointed on March 12 as a retest of lower levels ended in a strong rebound. Data from price trackers including CoinMarketCap and Tradingview showed BTC/USD rejecting a move towards previous support at $52,000 which began overnight.
MicroStrategy make $1B BTC buy on top of Square, ETF investments
As Bitcoin crashed, two big corporate buyers doubled down, while investors poured more than a half billion dollars into Canada’s Purpose Bitcoin ETF in just one week
According to a Feb. 24 announcement, MicroStrategy bought 19,452 BTC for its reserves, worth more than $1 billion. With this addition, the company’s holdings reach a total of 90,531 BTC, or $4.46 billion as of press time. The firm’s CEO, Michael Saylor, said that accumulating Bitcoin is now one of its core objectives.