• libra stablecoin launch January
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    Facebook’s Libra stablecoin could launch in January

    The Libra Association expects to launch a dollar-backed stablecoin early next year—but is it just limping in the direction of the finish line?

    According to a Nov. 27 Financial Times report, Libra will launch in January with just a single dollar-backed stablecoin. The exact launch date depends on when the association receives the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority’s approval to operate as a payments service, which could come in January after the May 2020 application.

  • Chamber Digital Commerce Crypto for Congress
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    Seeking a “lightbulb moment” crypto group launches political donation campaign

    The Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Crypto for Congress campaign is sending every member of congress a $50 bitcoin donation

    Comparing the Crypto for Congress campaign donations to “the time Members of Congress received their first email or sent their first Tweet,” the Chamber said its goal is to foster a deeper understanding of this technology’s vast potential, from enabling greater participation in the political process to revolutionizing every industry in our economy.”

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    Crypto must-reads for June 22, 2020

    These are the crypto stories you should be following now: DVAN index shows bitcoin retreating from $10K; PayPal, Venmo looking at in-app Bitcoin trading, sparking brief BTC bull run; McAfee ghosts crypto

    On a Monday when SEC chairman Jay Clayton’s imminent departure is bringing hope to the Bitcoin ETF masses, the main cryptocurrency is still bouncing up against the $10,000 barrier as the predicted bull run of the third Bitcoin halving hasn’t come yet. Bloomberg cites research suggesting BTC’s strength is declining. That said, Reports that PayPal and Venmo will soon add in-app bitcoin trading was enough to spark a mini rally. And now for something completely different: John McAfee is bringing his own brand of crypto crazy to distributed exchanges with the launch of his Ghost DEX. That’s a predecessor to his forthcoming Ghost privacy coin.