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News China will “definitely” deploy its new digital currency within the next six months to a year, a local blockchain investor has said. Speaking to CNBC on Nov. 20, Edith Cheung, partner at blockchain-focused venture capital fund Proof of Capital, appeared convinced about the digital currency’s i..
News David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s forthcoming cryptocurrency wallet Calibra, said that he is a fan of Bitcoin (BTC), but it is totally different than the proposed Libra stablecoin. Bitcoin is digital gold, Marcus SaysIn a Squawk Box interview on Oct. 16, Marcus stated that he has been loo..
Last week, Bitwise Asset Management’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) was denied by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Since then, analysts have been weighing in on the matter, trying to argue if such investment vehicles make sense for the cryptocurrency market or for regulators...
News Famous emerging markets investor Mark Mobius believes that Bitcoin (BTC) needs to be backed by gold to have any value. Crypto and blockchain are “very risky situations”Mobius, founder at frontier markets asset manager Mobius Capital Partners, expressed concerns over risks associated with cryp..
The Trump Administration and the world’s regulators don’t seem to want to give the crypto industry any breathing room. Speaking with CNBC’s “Squawk Box” panel on Tuesday, Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State, doubled down on the narrative that digital asset transactions should be more heavily e..
News Bitcoin (BTC)price will never make it to $50,000, gold bug and crypto skeptic Peter Schiff has claimed in the latest attack on the largest cryptocurrency. ‘This is hysterical’In a social media debate on Aug. 20, Schiff, who is well known for his distaste for Bitcoin, said that gold would defi..
News Morgan Creek Capital CEO Mark Yusko called Bitcoin (BTC) a “chaos hedge, or schmuck insurance,” in an interview with CNBC Fast Money on Aug. 14. Yusko made the comment while explaining the folly in paying too much heed to the daily price movements of BTC. Should we park the narrative of Bitco..
Hodler’s Digest Top Stories This WeekFacebook warns investors that the Libra stablecoin may never launchThe Libra storyline is fast becoming a never-ending soap opera — and we might be reaching the season finale. Facebook used its latest quarterly report to warn investors that its controversial cr..
He’s done it again. Joe Kernen, a host of CNBC “Squawk Box” that has downed the cryptocurrency red pill, lauded Bitcoin on television for the umpteenth time in a matter of weeks. This time, Kernen even touted a lofty valuation model, one that says the Bitcoin price can appreciate by around 500% in ..
Forget Bitcoin, Buy Weed Stocks? For a while now, CNBC has been controversial in the Bitcoin and crypto community. Since it began heavily covering the space in 2017, which came as BTC was skyrocketing, pushing past price milestones of $5,000, $10,000, and so on, the outlet has been known to make bad..
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