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Money Reimagined: Fed Spending Is Good for Asset Prices Like Bitcoin, But Lousy For Main Street
The Fed is handing Wall Street an asset inflation payoff while Main Street stares down the barrel of deflation. But bitcoin may benefit.
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First Mover: Search Interest in Bitcoin's Halving Reaches Fever Pitch as Price Hits $10K
With bitcoin's halving event almost upon us, Google Trends shows searches for "halving" or "bitcoin halving" are far higher than for the same event in 2016.
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Blockchain Bites: Introducing the CoinDesk 50 and a Roadmap to Consensus: Distributed
In the news: a new blockchain voting proposal, Cash App's bitcoin profits and why we're sooner having a halving.
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First Mover: Bitcoin's 'Halving' Is Coming Even Sooner Than You Realize
More activity on the bitcoin blockchain means the blockheight, which triggers the halving event, is probably coming faster than anticipated.
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Blockchain Bites: Coinbase and BlockFi Make Big Hires, Tron Said to Get Coronavirus Relief
It's all about labor. Tron claims to have received employment protection while Dutch officials tell crypto companies to comply or die.
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First Mover: US Arms of Binance, FTX Push Into Margin Trading, but Likely Not at 100x
Binance.US and the soon-to-launch U.S. unit of FTX aim to offer cryptocurrency margin trading in the American market, but won't be able to provide leverage to the degree offered by overseas competitors.
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Blockchain Bites: Hyperledger Makes Inroads, Bitcoin Gets 'Harder' and Buffett's Not 'Halving' It
Bitcoin's difficulty has increased ahead of the halving event as more retail investors pour in. Warren Buffett has yet to be enticed.
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First Mover: Amid Economic Meltdown, Bitcoin Is Winning as 'No Value' Buffett Eats Crow
Bitcoin is beating stocks this year, but it's also crushing the shares of Berkshire Hathaway, whose billionaire CEO said in February that the cryptocurrency had "no value."
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Blockchain Bites: Bitfinex Sues, Miners Prepare, Congress Considers
The U.S. Senate is considering blockchain voting during the COVID-19 crisis, while crypto becomes a mainstay in the Middle East.
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First Mover: Capitalism’s Biggest Crisis Isn’t Driving People to Bitcoin – It’s the Volatility
The post-Bretton Woods system is on the ropes, but what's driving interest into bitcoin is price volatility and the upcoming halving event.
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