First Mover: Bitcoin ‘Rich List’ Grows as Whales HODL and Price Retakes $18K
Bitcoin’s “rich list” hits an all-time high alongside the meteoric price rally.
German Finance Minister Says He Does Not Support Private Cryptos: Report
Olaf Scholz said banks need to adapt for a digital world but seemed to rule out private digital currencies from that future.
BlackRock’s Chief Investment Officer Says Bitcoin Could Replace Gold to a Large Extent
Rick Rieder, CIO of Fixed Income at investment giant BlackRock, told CNBC that bitcoin and cryptocurrency are “here to stay.”
Y Combinator, Pantera Back $3M Investment in New Crypto Derivatives Exchange
Globe announced a $3 million funding round from the likes of Pantera Capital, Y Combinator, Tim Draper and others.
Players Prefer Cashing Out in Bitcoin Amid Rally, Says Online Poker Giant
Winning Poker Network said it’s having to buy more bitcoin than ever to satisfy payout demand from players.
Morgan Creek CEO Says Bitcoin Doing ‘Extremely Well’ Due to Fed Reserve’s Dollar Devaluation
CEO Mark Yusko said that “zombie companies” have left the Fed no choice but to devalue the dollar, prompting investors to turn to bitcoin and gold.
Star Xu Surfaces From Detention as OKEx’s Mystery Key Holder Also Returns
Xu’s temporary detention and subsequent release closely coincides with the period that OKEx’s unnamed key holder also became unavailable.
Ether Trades Above $500 for the First Time Since July 2018
Ethereum’s native token ether has jumped to 28-month highs, taking year-to-date gains to nearly 290%.
Japan’s Banking Giant MUFG Plans to Launch Blockchain Payment Network in 2021
Japanese banking giant MUFG plans to launch its blockchain payment network across the country in 2021 with U.S.-based fintech company Akamai.