Sunday, July 12, 2020



In Fintech, Fiat and Crypto Worlds Are Converging

Crypto firms and banks are partnering at scale, part of the broader democratization of payments systems around the world.

In the Wildcat Era of Stablecoins, Commercial Banks Have New Rails to Ride

Today's stablecoin market mirrors the “wildcat banking” era of the mid-1800s, when banks printed their own dollars. Like then, federal intervention is likely. Read the...

Venezuela Is a Testing Ground for Digital Dollarization (and Zelle Doesn’t Like It)

With their economy crumbling from hyperinflation, Venezuelans are finding new workarounds to get hold of digital dollars. Read the full story on Coindesk

If Crypto Is Anything Like Fixed-Income, It’s Going to Need a Fatter Textbook

Expect digital assets investing to mirror fixed income investing and become more specialized and complex over time, says our columnist. Read the full story on...

US Supreme Court’s Computer Fraud Ruling Has Big Implications for Crypto

The case, which turns on how to interpret the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, could set precedents for crypto in the years ahead. Read...

Chris Burniske Predicts Two Possible Outcomes for the Future of Cryptocurrency

Chris Burniske, a partner of the Placeholder VC investment group predicts two possible outcomes for the future of cryptocurrency. And how these crypto-assets may...

Everyone Needs to Hold 1% of their Asset in Bitcoin, Virgin Galactic Chairman Says

Chamath Palihapitiya, chairman Virgin Galactic recently said everyone needs to hold 1% of their asset in Bitcoin as insurance. According to Palihapitiya, Bitcoin serves...

Retail Investors May Be Eyeing Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies, Here’s Why

Retail investors have shown a higher level of interest in cryptos and therefore may be eyeing Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Interestingly, their interest has...

Tom Lee: Bitcoin Will Reach $40K Before Dow Jones Hits 40000 Points

In the race between stock market index Dow Jones and leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin, which of these can get to 40,000 first? Tom Lee, Fundstrat...

Analysts Opine Bitcoin Might Retrace to $9K in the Short Term

Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency surged to a year-to-date high of $10,129 on February 9, 2020. However, analysts have opined that the virtual asset might...

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Listen: What a Bitcoin Researcher Says About Lightning

Chaincode Labs researcher Clara Shikhelman has been studying mathematics in university since she was 14 years old. Now, as the bitcoin company’s newest post-doctoral...

Hyper-Stablecoinization: From Eurodollars to Crypto-Dollars

Crypto-dollarization is the world's next best hope to meet its insatiable demand for U.S. dollars.

The Mixed Signals Economy: The Breakdown Weekly Recap

Jobless claims are down, coronavirus cases are up and the markets simply don’t know what to do.

Sale of the Century: The Inside Story of Ethereum’s 2014 Premine

"Now anyone could be an investor in one of the most cutting-edge technology companies out there. All they needed was an internet connection and...

Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

A 51% attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.