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Africa ‘Is Leading Global Cryptocurrency Adoption’: Paxful CEO

Paxful CEO Ray Youssef said all eyes should be on Africa right now.

Markets  ·  4 June 2021

Ether’s Record Run Came With Less Support Than Bitcoin’s, Blockchain Analysis Shows

Philip Gradwell of Chainalysis said on CoinDesk TV that “relatively little” ether was bought above $1,850 and even less was bought at $2,000 or above.

Markets  ·  8 April 2021
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Investor Gary Vaynerchuk Says NFTs Are Like the Dot-Com Bubble

"We are in a very similar place to where we were with internet stocks in 2000," the CEO of VaynerMedia said of Tuesday.

News  ·  16 March 2021
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Beeple Says NFTs Are in a Bubble; $69.3M Mystery Buyer to Be Revealed Soon

Appearing on CoinDesk TV a day after his record-setting sale, Mike Winkelmann questioned whether NFTs will democratize art.

News  ·  12 March 2021
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How to Buy Bitcoin at an 80% Premium From Michael Saylor

Buying MicroStrategy stock solely for the bitcoin play? It'll cost you a lot.

Markets  ·  3 March 2021

First Mover: Laser Eyes Can’t Stop Correction as Bitcoin Tumbles to $53K

The news flow still looks bullish on bitcoin, but the market appears to have gone too far, too fast.

Markets  ·  22 February 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin Meets ‘Torrent’ as Lowly Binance Coin Gets $40B Valuation

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance's in-house BNB tokens have shot to a $40 billion valuation, ranking them third among digital assets behind bitcoin and Ethereum's ether.

Markets  ·  19 February 2021

First Mover: Who ISN’T Dabbling as Bitcoin Passes $52K, Ether Tops $1,900

The $8.7 trillion-asset BlackRock is "dabbling" in cryptocurrencies – becoming the norm as bitcoin and ether rally to all-time high prices.

Markets  ·  18 February 2021

First Mover: What’s Next After Bitcoin Hits $50K? Another $1K Gain

Analysts are still mostly bullish on the cryptocurrency's price, even at lofty levels compared with those just a few months ago.

Markets  ·  17 February 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin Tops $50K and Crypto’s Nouveau Riche Move In

Break of psychological threshold pushes largest cryptocurrency's year-to-date return to 70%, as a new breed of upstart tokens pushes industry market cap past $1.5T.

Markets  ·  16 February 2021

First Mover: Bullish ($1 Million) Bitcoin Forecast as Year of Ox Begins

ByteTree's Charlie Morris shows how bitcoin's price gets to $1 million by 2032. PLUS: JPMorgan hounded by own traders over absence in bitcoin market.

Markets  ·  12 February 2021

First Mover: Bitcoin at Center Stage (and Record High) as Mastercard, BNY Go Crypto

Bitcoin's price hits new all-time high over $48,000 despite U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's warning that cryptocurrencies are prone to illicit uses.

Markets  ·  11 February 2021

First Mover: As Wall Street Fixates on Inflation Hedges, Good Luck Finding Bitcoin

A wave of new bitcoin buyers is arriving just as easily-obtained supplies of the cryptocurrency fall to their lowest levels in more than three years. 

Markets  ·  10 February 2021

First Mover: Elon Musk’s #bitcoin Bet Pays Off With $270M Gain on First Day

Tesla has forged a path other corporate treasurers might follow into bitcoin. PLUS: Ether hits new record price above $1,800 as CME futures debut.

Markets  ·  9 February 2021

First Mover: Tesla Sends Bitcoin Mooning Past $44K as Snoop Wins #dogebowl

Electric-vehicle entrepreneur Elon Musk follows through with a $1.5 billion purchase after adding "#bitcoin" to his Twitter profile late last month.

Markets  ·  8 February 2021