Have you heard of “The Halving?” Many—if not most—retail traders and investors may not have heard of it. Those that have probably don’t care all that much about it. For that reason, all those HODLers who take up a lot of space on Reddit and Twitter give themselves a pat on the back.
It’s been a strange week covering Tron. What was supposed to be a conversation with legendary investor Warren Buffett on the merits of building the new global economy with cryptocurrency quickly devolved into a non-event. The planned $4.6 million charity lunch was abruptly cancelled due to Justin Sun’s health concerns.
In the past 24 hours, anti-virus pioneer, cryptocurrency advocate, alleged felon, and U.S. presidential candidate John McAfee said, via Twitter, that he was: In jail in the Dominican Republic after being arrested for the second time in 24 hours; Out of jail in the Dominican Republic yet again; Holding a Twitter vote to ask if he should “run for… Prime Minister of Great Britain"; En route to London, where he could be extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted on tax evasion charges.
BitForex, the Singapore-based crypto exchange, attempted to bribe Modern Consensus this past week in an effort to get us to remove an old story about them that they didn’t like. We refused.