Monthly Archives: December 2021

Institutional Investors Expect Major Correction in Crypto Market Next Year

Many institutional investors are predicting a major correction in the cryptocurrency market next year, a survey published by Natixis Investment Managers shows. Despite seeing crypto as the top contender for a major correction, institutional investors are increasingly warming up to the asset class. Institutional Investors See Crypto as Top Contender for Major Correction Natixis Investment Managers published the results of a global institutional investor survey Wednesday. The company polled 500 institutional investors who collectively manage $13.2 trillion in assets for public and private pensions, insurance, foundations, endowments, […]

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Vitalik Buterin outlines path to ETH 2.0, Visa launches crypto advisory, Biden’s anti-crypto nominee for Comptroller withdraws: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 5-11

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Vitalik Buterin outlines endgame roadmap for ETH 2.0 With the long-awaited transition to Eth2 coming closer to fruition, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin outlined an Endgame roadmap on Monday to finally achieve the landmark upgrade. While Buterin did not address the centralization issue with […]

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From NFTs to CBDCs, crypto must tackle compliance before regulators do

Crypto industry leaders need to self-regulate before inadequate public officials decide to take on the task themselves. Each year that we get a little further away from Satoshi Nakomoto’s whitepaper, crypto becomes more popular than ever, breaking more barriers — not just in sheer enthusiasm, but in mainstream acceptance. From nonfungible tokens (NFTs) to the Metaverse, 2021 was the year of crypto, even following a decade where just about every other year could make the same claim. Despite that peak enthusiasm and excitement though, we shouldn’t be […]

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Bitcoin’s Stock To Universal Flow: How Lao Tzu Teachings Underscore Sound Money’s Value

As Lao Tzu outlines in the “Tao Te Ching,” Bitcoin can free us from action and purpose and help us understand the Tao, or “way.” “A state may be ruled by measures of correction; weapons of war may be used with crafty dexterity; but the kingdom is made one’s own only by freedom from action and purpose.” –Lao Tzu, “Tao Te Ching” Lao Tzu is credited to being one of the leading voices in Taoism (pronounced “dow-ism”), and at one time was thought to have been an […]

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Why Bitcoin Represents The Ultimate Single-Issue Voting Bloc

The incentive to vote for pro-bitcoin politicians is incredibly strong and will only grow over time. Modern “single issues”: Gun rights, gay rights, marijuana, and environmental activists all have something in common: Each one has a dedicated group of passionate individuals who fight every day to push its agenda socially and politically. They do this by effectively pressuring corporations and politicians to show their support for their preferred movement. These groups are some of the more powerful “single-issue voter” blocs in modern American politics. Single-issue voter blocs […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes Creating a Cryptocurrency Payment System for State Fees

The American politician and attorney serving as the 46th governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, announced the state’s 2022-23 budget proposal last week and proposed an idea to let businesses pay state fees with crypto assets. The governor’s “Freedom First Budget” suggests creating a department in Florida to accept state fees in cryptocurrencies. Florida Governor’s Freedom First Budget Includes Crypto The Republican governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis seems to be keen on allowing businesses in Florida to pay for state fees in crypto assets. Florida is becoming well […]

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Enterprise blockchain to play a pivotal role in creating a sustainable future

Companies are turning to enterprise blockchain-based solutions to meet environmental sustainability goals as well as business demands. Bitcoin (BTC) is often used to criticize all blockchain-based projects. This is understandable since Bitcoin was the first project to use a blockchain, is arguably the most recognizable and is the largest cryptocurrency by market cap. In the first half of this article, I will use Bitcoin as a proxy for all blockchain-based projects because most people associate blockchain with Bitcoin. Anything environmentally positive that can be said about Bitcoin […]

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E-Commerce Giant Amazon Backs Wax Blockchain-Based Fractional Trading Card Market Dibbs: Report

According to reports, the e-commerce giant Amazon has recently invested in a fractional sports trading card marketplace called Dibbs. The platform, built on top of the Wax blockchain, allows users to purchase and sell fractions of collectible trading cards. Reports further add that the financial terms of Amazon’s backing of Dibbs have not been disclosed. Reports Disclose Amazon Has Entered the Digital Collectibles Space Non-fungible token (NFT) assets and digital collectibles have been gathering a lot of steam in 2021 and it seems that everyone wants a […]

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5 times quickfire crypto traders bought the news for double (or triple) digit profits

Buy the rumor? It depends how fast you pull the trigger when the news breaks. These mind-bending returns rewarded crypto traders who were fastest on the draw… Here’s how you can join them. Why do crypto traders “buy the rumor, sell the news”? Simple. Because whispers of exchange listings or big-name partnerships reach very few people… while an article in Cointelegraph can reach hundreds of thousands of crypto enthusiasts in seconds. While insiders are quietly amassing tokens on rumors, the rest of us are completely ignorant of […]

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DeFi resolving the five flaws of traditional finance, book review

The book describes how DeFi improves upon traditional finance’s failings by raising up “marginalized groups,” including the unbanked. Writing a book on decentralized finance is a bit like describing a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, to borrow from Winston Churchill. First, one must summarize the origins of modern decentralized finance, then the mechanics of the blockchain technology that provides the sector’s backbone, and only then do you arrive at DeFi’s infrastructure. It all should be done in 191 pages, too, including glossary, notes and […]

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