Monthly Archives: June 2021

Steve Hanke warns BTC could ‘completely collapse the economy’ of El Salvador

Steve Hanke slammed El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption as legal tender, and questioned how Bitcoin would function in day-to-day transactions. Steve Hanke, a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, has warned that El Salvador’s recent adoption of Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender has the potential to “completely collapse the economy.” Steve Hanke served as a senior economist under President Ronald Reagan administration from 1981 to 1982. Hanke has previously described BTC as a speculative asset “with a fundamental value of zero,” and in April the 78-year-old […]

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Porsche Enters NFT Market Launching Trading Card Platform Fanzone

Porsche, the German carmaker, is diversifying to digital markets through the launch of Fanzone, an NFT-based trading card market. Fanzone, built by Forward31, a Porsche company builder, seeks to capitalize on classic trading card demand. At the same time, Fanzone tries to combine this classical market with the NFT craze to offer digital products. Porsche Launches NFT-Based Trading Card Platform Fanzone Porsche, the German luxury car brand, is now dabbling in NTF markets. The brand just launched an NFT-based trading card platform called Fanzone, where users will […]

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More Brits bought crypto than shares last year new survey suggests

More than 70% of UK crypto investors surveyed reported a profit. A new survey suggests Brits have become more eager to invest in cryptocurrencies than in traditional stocks and shares-based investments. UK investment firm AJ Bell’s survey found that 7% of British adult respondents reported they had bought crypto over the last year, compared to 5% who invested in stocks and shares ISAs (individual savings accounts). A stocks and shares ISA is a type of savings account that lets users invest without ever paying tax on any […]

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Listed companies, trusts and ETPs now control almost 7% of the Bitcoin supply

More publicly traded firms added Bitcoin to their treasuries during the first four months of 2021 than during the entirety of last year. But will it continue? More than $6.5 billion worth of BTC — or close to 1% of the crypto asset’s entire capitalization — is held by 19 publicly-listed companies. A further 5.75% of Bitcoin’s market cap is held by exchange-traded products and closed-ended trusts. The figures are contained in a new study by Nickel Digital Asset Management. The 19 firms cited are worth a […]

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Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive

The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather. Kim Kardashian Follows Mayweather and Pierce by Shilling Ethereum Max on Instagram The American reality television personality, socialite, model, and businesswoman Kim Kardashian posted about a cryptocurrency project called Ethereum Max. The Ethereum Max project (emax or ETH max) is an ERC20 […]

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Italy’s Financial Watchdog Raises Concerns Over Unregulated Cryptocurrency Market

The chairman of Italy’s financial regulator has raised concerns over the cryptocurrency market without proper regulation. “Without proper oversight there could be a worsening in market transparency, the basis of legality and rational choice for (market) operators,” he said. Chairman of Italy’s Securities Regulator Sees Issues With Unregulated Cryptocurrency Market The chairman of the Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (Consob), Paolo Savona, voiced concerns regarding cryptocurrency Monday. Consob is the government authority of Italy responsible for regulating the Italian securities market. He said as […]

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Fox launches $100M creative fund for NFT content creation

Fox has announced a $100 million fund under its NFT firm Blockchain Creative Labs, and is set to launch a range of NFT content, digital goods, and assets. Rupert Murdoch’s mass media company Fox Corp. has launched a $100 million creative fund for NFTs, under the auspices of its ne NFT firm Blockchain Creative Labs. The NFT division was unveiled last month alongside a new animated comedy series dubbed “Krapopolis” from Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon. The show is set to premiere in 2022, and will […]

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Finance Guru Suze Orman Likes Bitcoin Despite Regulation, Elon Musk Effect

Personal finance guru and best-selling author Suze Orman has given advice on how to invest in bitcoin. She likes the cryptocurrency as a long-term investment despite regulatory uncertainty and the influence Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to have on the bitcoin market. Suze Orman’s Bitcoin Investing Advice Suze Orman has shared her bitcoin investment strategy in an interview with CNBC Monday. The Suze Orman Financial Group founder, whose show ran on CNBC from 2002 to 2015, has written 10 consecutive New York Times bestsellers about personal finance. […]

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Shiba Inu Coin Price Soars as Coinbase Pro Announces SHIB Cryptocurrency Trading

The price of shiba inu cryptocurrency got a boost Tuesday after Coinbase announced that the meme crypto will start trading on Coinbase Pro as early as this week. This announcement follows Coinbase adding trading for dogecoin. Coinbase Pro Adds Shiba Inu Trading Following the listing of the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin (DOGE) early this month, Coinbase announced Tuesday that the shiba inu (SHIB) crypto will start trading on Coinbase Pro this week. The ERC20 crypto shiba inu is seen by some as an alternative token to dogecoin. The […]

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