• 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.”

  • Cuban crypto bubble coming
    Bitcoin,  People

    Mark Cuban: BTC and ETH are like Amazon and EBay

    The billionaire darling of the dot-com era sees a shakeout coming to crypto just as it did to high-flying internet stocks 20 years ago, with few surviving

    Dot-com billionaire Mark Cuban said that while a few cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ether will survive and thrive to become the new Amazons and EBays, most digital assets will burst with a crypto bubble.

  • Cramer sold bitcoin
    Bitcoin,  People

    Recent Bitcoin convert Jim Cramer: ‘I’m playing with the house’s money’

    With BTC’s price doubling in four weeks, the host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” said he sold enough bitcoin to make back his investment; will only jump back in at $20,000

    On Dec. 11, Cramer—talking about a dot-com bubble-like atmosphere in IPOs, not crypto, it should be noted—said "When you have these 50-60% gains in a week or 100% gains over three weeks, check out. Let someone else make the next 100%."