Month: August 2021

FTX.US, the United States-based affiliate of Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange FTX, is acquiring crypto derivatives platform LedgerX for an undisclosed amount. FTX.US’ owner West Realm Shire Services announced on Aug. 31 that the company had executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire LedgerX’s parent company Ledger Holdings. The deal is expected to close, pending satisfaction
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Naomi Osaka, a top tennis player from Japan, has been open about diversifying her investments in cryptocurrency after noticing the hype around Dogecoin (DOGE), which was primarily led by Elon Musk. In a recent Bloomberg interview, Osaka revealed that she has been in talks with her agent about cryptocurrencies after reading about Dogecoin and its
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“Ethereum’s ascent to the top of the cryptoverse seems unstoppable,” declared Nigel Green in mid-August, and it’s not hard to see why the deVere CEO thinks this. DeFi is on a tear, NFTs are mushrooming, Ethereum (ETH) remains more scalable than Bitcoin (BTC) and it also offers more uses including smart contracts. Moreover, Ethereum will
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Amid El Salvador preparing to officially enforce the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) law in early September, Salvadorans took to the streets to protest over the adoption of BTC as an official currency. El Salvador’s anti-Bitcoiners have expressed discontent regarding the government’s plans to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, with hundreds of protesters marching through the capital
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Speaking in a recent interview, subprime short investor and billionaire portfolio manager John Paulson criticized the volatile nature of digital assets, while advocating for investments in traditional safe-havens such as gold. The co-founder of Paulson & Co, a New York-based firm launched in 1994, Paulson was a historic beneficiary from the U.S. housing financial market collapse
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The heavy selling in the U.S. dollar market at the end of last week assisted Bitcoin (BTC) to climb above $49,000. However, BTC struggled to extend its climb above $50,000, a psychological resistance level, as investors remained cautious about the Federal Reserve’s taper timing.  Bitcoin corrects after logging its week-to-date high of $49,667. Source: TradingView.com
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