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JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Says Bitcoin Is Worthless, Questions BTC'…

The CEO of global investment bank JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, says bitcoin is “worthless,” questioning whether the supply of bitcoin is actually limited. He also noted that blockchain and stablecoins can be real, emphasizing that governments are going to regulate the industry.

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US Senator Lummis Buys More Bitcoin, Sees BTC as 'Excellent Store o…

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has disclosed her bitcoin purchase worth between $50K and $100K. The senator from Wyoming sees bitcoin as an “excellent store of value” that should be in every investment portfolio.

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Cash2Bitcoin: As Bitcoin Greatly Outperforms S&P 500, Bitcoin ATMs…

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and after an initial dip, the stock market has performed exceptionally well for such an economically uncertain time. The SPDR S&P 500 electronically traded fund (ETF), which provides a good indicator of the stock market’s overall performance, has increased in value by 32% year-over-year (YoY) and 39% since the beginning of January 2020.

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Bitcoin Will Become Currency in Brazil Soon, According to Federal D…

Aureo Ribeiro, a federal deputy in Brazil, stated that bitcoin might become a recognized currency in Brazil soon, during an interview with local media. The politician stated that Brazilians may be able to purchase houses, cars, and even fast food at McDonald’s with cryptocurrency in the near future.

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Edward Snowden Says Bitcoin Up 10x Since He Tweeted About Buying It…

Privacy activist and whistleblower Edward Snowden says that bitcoin is up about 10 times since he tweeted about buying it. Bitcoin is stronger “despite a coordinated global campaign by governments to undermine public understanding of — and support for — cryptocurrency,” he said.

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Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Continues to Rise: 37% More Difficult t…

Bitcoin’s hashrate has been climbing steadily over the last three months and rose more than 40% after the network’s hashpower was below 90 exahash per second (EH/s) on July 5. The trend has led to a consecutive run of five bitcoin mining difficulty accruals with another increase expected during the next transition.

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Morgan Stanley's Executive Likens Bitcoin's Resilience to Kenny Who…

Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Dennis Lynch, says that bitcoin’s resilience is like Kenny from the popular TV series South Park. In almost every episode, Kenny comically died but always came back, just like how bitcoin bounces back every time after a bear market.

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This Crowdsourced Project Attempts to Reveal American Politicians T…

On September 19, 2021, the software developer and cofounder of Casa, Jameson Lopp, announced a new project called bitcoinpoliticians.org which sifts through Congressional financial disclosures and records them into a database.

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$2 Billion Worth of Unpeeled Casascius Physical Bitcoins: There's L…

While bitcoin continues to become more scarce every day, the most popular set of physical bitcoins, crafted by Mike Caldwell from 2011 to 2013, have become far scarcer than their digital counterparts. As of September 18, 2021, there are now less than 20,000 active bitcoins from the Casascius physical bitcoin collection.

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Model Suggests BTC Price Floor Is $39K, Survey Shows Hope for Year-…

Bitcoin prices have been better after the second week of September, hovering around $46.5K to $48.5K per unit during the last two days. Meanwhile, bitcoin proponents still believe a significant second-leg up will be happening this year and a recent survey published by Plan B with 123,410 votes shows people believe bitcoin will reach $100K by Christmas 2021.

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Shark Tank Star Kevin O'Leary Expects a 'Trillion Dollars' Flowing…

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, expects a “trillion dollars” more to flow into bitcoin in the next couple of years. He also sees cryptocurrencies becoming an institutional asset class. “We don’t know when but it is definitely going to come. It’s not going away,” he said.

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Edward Snowden Says Competing Nations Now Under Pressure to Acquire…

Following El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender, privacy activist and whistleblower Edward Snowden says, “there is now pressure on competing nations to acquire bitcoin — even if only as a reserve asset.” He warned, “Latecomers may regret hesitating.”

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US Mayor Says Bitcoin Will Keep Rising as the Fed Continues Printin…

The mayor of the U.S. city of Jackson, Tennessee, explains that the price of bitcoin will keep rising as the Fed continues to print money. He believes that bitcoin is “definitely the future monetary system.”

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'Wolf of All Streets' Trader Expects Bitcoin to Surpass $100K Withi…

Crypto trader and investor Scott Melker, also known as “The Wolf of All Streets,” expects the price of bitcoin to hit new all-time highs by the end of the year. “I would not be surprised at all to see bitcoin trading in six figures within the next six to 12 months, or ethereum even pushing towards $10,000 in that time,” he said.

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Nasdaq-Listed Metromile Invests $1 Million in Bitcoin — Sees Rapid…

  

The Nasdaq-listed auto insurance company Metromile has purchased $1 million in bitcoin. The company plans to “become the first insurance company to allow policyholders the option to pay for insurance and receive payment for eligible claims in either bitcoin or dollars.”

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Youtube Superstar KSI 'JJ' Says 'I'm Really Into Crypto, Bitcoin Is…

Youtube superstar and rapper KSI, also known as JJ, says he is “really into crypto.” Emphasizing that “Bitcoin is the future,” he said a lot of people do not understand that crypto “is a long-haul thing.”

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Analyst Predicts 'Refreshed Bull Market' for Bitcoin, Price Heading…

Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Mike McGlone sees “a refreshed bull market” for bitcoin. Comparing the performance of the cryptocurrency to the start of 2019, he explained, “we see performance parallels that could get the benchmark crypto back on track toward $100,000.”

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Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund Goldentree Is Reportedly Adding Bit…

The hedge fund Goldentree, a firm with $41 billion in assets under management (AUM) has reportedly added the leading crypto asset bitcoin to its balance sheet. Unnamed sources detail that the American asset management firm leveraged bitcoin to diversify from traditional debt investment strategies.

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Finland Looking for Brokers to Sell Seized Bitcoins Worth $80 Million

Finland’s customs authority is looking for brokers to sell 1,981 bitcoins seized in drug cases. The coins are currently worth nearly $80 million.

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Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistanc…

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range.

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Group of Salvadorans Take to the Streets to Protest El Salvador's N…

While some Salvadorans situated near Playa El Zonte beach like the new bitcoin tender law implemented by Nayib Bukele’s regime, a number of other citizens dislike the law. This week, regional reports show citizens from El Salvador have taken to the streets to protest the bitcoin tender law.

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Viking Silver Found on Isle of Man Represents 1,000-Year-Old Analog…

Off the coast of the Irish Sea, humans have lived on the Isle of Man since before 6500 B.C. The island has a robust history of Viking Age treasures. According to a recent announcement from Manx National Heritage, a heritage agency located there, an amateur treasure hunter recently discovered a hoard of Viking silver on the island.

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Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, Cathie Wood Will Discuss Bitcoin Live at 'B…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood will be featured speakers at the Bitcoin event “The B Word,” which will feature a live discussion between the three focused on how Bitcoin is perceived by the mainstream.

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Crypto Experts Predict Bitcoin Price Rising to $318,417 by December…

A panel of crypto experts has predicted that the price of bitcoin will rise to $318,417 by December 2025. The most bullish expert believes that the price of the cryptocurrency will reach $160,000 by the end of the year. Meanwhile, 54% of them think that hyperbitcoinization will happen by 2050.

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Oldest US Bank BNY Mellon to Provide Grayscale Bitcoin Trust With A…

Grayscale Investments has engaged the oldest bank in the U.S., BNY Mellon, to provide asset servicing for its bitcoin trust. The bank will also provide ETF services for the bitcoin trust upon its conversion to an exchange-traded fund (ETF).

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Man Who Accidentally Threw Away 7,500 Bitcoins on Hard Drive Has Ne…

The British man who accidentally threw away a computer with 7,500 bitcoins on its hard drive has come up with a new plan to retrieve his lost coins from the city landfill. “We estimate there are between 300,000 – 400,000 tons of waste to look through,” he said.

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Yield App Launches DeFi Bitcoin Fund, Gives Users up to 12% APY

PRESS RELEASE. ESTONIA — JULY 8, 2021 — YIELD App, the decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform bridging traditional and digital finance, is pleased to announce the launch of its Bitcoin Fund, allowing users to earn high-interest returns on the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC).

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Bitcoin Sinks Below $33K, Analyst Says BTC at ‘Dangerously Low Leve…

Bitcoin and a number of popular digital assets have been dropping in value over the past 24 hours, as bitcoin has slipped below the $33K handle. The entire market capitalization of all 10,000+ crypto assets in existence has shed billions during the overnight trading sessions, and the crypto economy currently rests at $1.38 trillion, down more than 6% since yesterday.

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Allied Payment Network Embeds Bitcoin Service, Will Hold BTC in Cor…

Payment service provider Allied Payment Network has partnered with New York Digital Investment Group, the bitcoin subsidiary of $10 billion asset manager Stone Ridge. Financial institutions using Allied’s platform will be able to offer their customers the option to buy, sell, and hold bitcoin. Furthermore, Allied will keep bitcoin on its balance sheet.

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Bitcoin of America’s Chief Financial Officer Reports Record Company…

PRESS RELEASE. Bitcoin of America (BOA), a popular virtual currency exchange, is reporting record growth. Bitcoin of America is registered as a money services business with the United States Department of Treasury (FinCEN). Their mission is to provide their customers with a fast and easy transaction process, while securing the best rate in the market.

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