Monthly Archives: November 2020

Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time High

Bitcoin has hit a new all-time highest price relative to USD as listed on Bitstamp, eclipsing its previous high of $19,666.00 set on the exchange on December 13, 2017. The specific price of BTC relative to fiat currency at any given time depends on the rate set by specific exchanges, and the listed all-time high price or price at any given time depends on the particular data set referenced. Though Bitstamp does not list the highest all-time bitcoin price of any exchange (Bitfinex, for instance, listed bitcoin […]

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European central bankers predict that the digital euro is at least five years away

Nobody seems to be in a rush to digitize the euro, but that could change given increasing global competition. Several experts from various European banks agreed that even a proof of concept for a digital euro is four or five years away. In a panel on Monday called “Upgrading Money to the Digital Age: Introducing Digital Euro,” participants agreed that the current task was primarily one of getting everyone onboard with the specifics of a digital euro, putting any real implementation well into the future.  Central bank […]

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Yearn teams up with Akropolis to boost institutional outreach

Akropolis says calling it a merger “is a bit of a misnomer.” Yearn.finance announced on Monday yet another merger, this time with Akropolis, a multiproduct decentralized finance protocol featuring yield optimization and undercollateralized loans. Like the Cream Finance merger announced last week, the two ecosystems will remain largely independent in terms of their tokens and overall product lines, a shared announcement clarifies. However, like with Pickle Finance, Akropolis will now integrate Yearn vault technology and will publish its yield farming strategies on its Vault V2 platform. The two […]

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Bitcoin Crushes Previous All-Time Price Highs Surpassing 2017’s Bull Run

Digital currency markets are on a tear this week, as a myriad of crypto assets have seen enormous gains during the last two days. Then finally, on November 30, 2020, the largest blockchain in terms of market cap, bitcoin (BTC) surpassed the crypto asset’s 2017 all-time highs (ATH) after crossing the highly anticipated $19,860 zone on Monday morning (EST). The entire cryptocurrency economy has spiked in value considerably and on Monday, November 30, 2020, as there’s over $34 billion in global trade volume. Moreover, out of the […]

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Bitcoin price hits $19K as bulls show no fear of record futures gap

Despite 15% gains coming during a weekend, Monday simply delivers more of the same upside for Bitcoin prior to the Wall Street opening. Bitcoin (BTC) returned to $19,000 on Nov. 30 as a weekend surge continued to produce fresh gains for investors and hodlers. BTC price up 18% against weekly lows Data from Cointelegraph Markets and TradingView showed BTC/USD retaking another key psychological level during Monday trading. The weekend had already produced major upside for the pair, which late last week dived to $16,300. By the start […]

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Guggenheim Investment Fund to Invest $497 Million in Grayscale’s GBTC Seeking Bitcoin Exposure

Guggenheim’s billion-dollar Marco Opportunities Fund (MOF) may seek indirect exposure to BTC through the investment of 10% of its net asset value into Grayscale’s BTC Trust (GBTC). The investment (when complete) means MOF will have committed as much as $497 million into the GBTC. In a November 27 amended prospectus filing with the U.S. SEC, Guggenheim explains the rationale for seeking indirect exposure to BTC. According to the explanation, Guggenheim’s MOF wants to achieve its investment objective by “investing in a wide range of fixed-income and other […]

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Former digital head at luxury brand group LVMH takes role at Ledger

Ian Rogers, newly appointed as a chief experience officer at Ledger, says digital assets are moving from “science fiction” to the mainstream. The revolving door between traditional finance and the crypto space is well established. Now, executives from the luxury goods sector appear to be following in their steps. Ian Rogers, formerly the chief digital officer at LMVH, is taking on a new role as “chief experience officer” at Ledger, the well-known French crypto hardware and software maker. LMVH was formed in 1987 from the merger of […]

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Record gold outflow ‘isn’t going into ripples’ — only Bitcoin, says fund manager

Gold outflows are rising as Bitcoin rallies due to heightened buyer demand from institutional investors. The ongoing Bitcoin (BTC) rally has primarily been driven by institutions, analysts say, with metrics such as CME’s open interest and Grayscale’s assets under management (AUM), supporting this narrative.  At the same time, the gold market has seen large outflows in recent weeks. On Nov. 24, independent financial researcher Jan Nieuwenhuijs reported that gold saw its largest weekly outflow in history. Largest outflow from gold ever. pic.twitter.com/Re4o3PHrel — Jan Nieuwenhuijs (@JanGold_) November […]

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‘Black Friday’ BTC sale officially over? 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Bitcoin recovers above $18,500 over the weekend, but the giant BTC futures gap that has now emerged may trigger yet another pullback. Bitcoin (BTC) is back this week as a rebound takes the largest cryptocurrency ever closer to new all-time highs — what’s in store? Cointelegraph takes a look what could move Bitcoin markets in the coming days as buyers emerge and $16,000 gets left behind — at least for now. Bitcoin cancels Black Friday discounts The main story among Bitcoiners on Monday is its performance over […]

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Fighting Definancialization: Cryptologic Methods Like Bitcoin Could Protect Wealth From the Great Reset

The Great Reset agenda is trending once again on social media, numerous news outlets, and a variety of online forums. During the last few months, the Great Reset proposal has been pushed worldwide, as it allegedly seeks to create a sustainable economy following the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, a great number of people are skeptical of the reboot proposal, as detractors believe the Great Reset is an assault against capitalism and basic financial liberties. Skeptics Are Speaking Out Against the Great Reset A myriad of individuals and news […]

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