Siamak Masnavi

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Siamak received his PhD in Computer Science from University of London in 1992. He is a freelance writer and software developer.

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American News Agency Associated Press Is Partnering With Chainlink ($LINK)

American non-profit news agency Associated Press (AP) has announced that it is partnering with decentralized oracle network Chainlink to “help bring economic, sports and race call data onto blockchains, the decentralized computer networks for recording information in an unalterable way.” AP’s blog post about this announcement, which was published on October 21, featured an interview […]

$SHIB Replaces $DOGE in Title of Coinbase App on the Google Play Store

Perhaps as a sign of the rapidly growing popularity of Shiba Inu ($SHIB) token, Coinbase has made an interesting change to the title of the Android version of the Coinbase Consumer app on the Google Play Store. What has happened is that this app, which used to have DOGE as part of its name/title now […]

$2.2 Trillion Asset Manager Considering ‘Trading Certain Cryptocurrencies’

On Wednesday (October 20), Daniel Ivascyn, the CIO of fixed income focused investment management firm PIMCO, which manages $2.20 trillion in assets (as of 30 June 2021) for “central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, corporations, foundations and endowments, and individual investors around the world”, said that his firm is considering “potentially trading certain cryptocurrencies”. […]

Global Exchange Operator Cboe Set to Acquire Crypto Exchange ErisX

Global exchange operator Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Eris Digital Holdings, LLC (ErisX), which “operates a U.S. based digital asset spot market, a regulated futures exchange and a regulated clearing house.” In a joint press release, the two […]

$BTC Sets New All-Time High Just One Day After It ‘Went Public’

On Tuesday (October 20), just one day after shares of the first U.S. Bitcoin futures fund — ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF (BITO) — started trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the Bitcoin price set a new all-time high (ATH) above the $65K level. Regarding yesterday’s launch of ProShares’s Bitcoin-linked ETF, Michael J. Saylor, […]

Carl Icahn: Bitcoin Could Be an Inflation Hedge if Fed’s Money Printing Continues

On Monday (October 18), billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, the Chairman of American conglomerate Icahn Enterprises, shared his thoughts on the state of the markets, inflation, and potential use of Bitcoin as a hedge against higher inflation. Icahn’s comments were made during an interview with Scott Wapner, the host of CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report“. Here are a […]

Crypto Analyst Explains When Right Time Is To Buy Solana ($SOL)

Recently, prominent crypto analyst and trader Michaël van de Poppe shared his thoughts on $SOL, the native token of the Solana blockchain. This is what he had to say about $SOL’s price action in a video released on the “Crypto Michaël” YouTube on October 17 while looking at the $SOL-$USDT price chart (for Binance) from TradingView: […]

Coinbase Becomes Official Crypto Platform of the NBA

On Tuesday (October 19), Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) announced that it had become the official crypto platform of American professional basketball league National Basketball Association (NBA). According to a report by CNBC, as a result of this sponsorship deal, Coinbase will “leverage just about all the NBA’s platforms including the WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K […]

Chainalysis Buys Bitcoin for Its Balance Sheet With NYDIG’s Help

On Tuesday (October 19), RegTech firm Chainalysis announced announced that it is “expanding its long-standing partnership with NYDIG, a leading Bitcoin technology and financial services firm, to execute a purchase of bitcoin for the firm’s balance sheet.” According to the blog post published by Chainalysis team earlier today, NYDIG “played a critical role in enabling Chainalysis to […]

President Vladimir Putin on Cryptocurrency: ‘I Believe That It Has Value’

In a recent interview, Russian President Vladimir Putin shared his latest thoughts on use cases for cryptocurrency. President Putin’s comments about cryptocurrency were made last Wednesday (October 13) during an interview with CNBC News Anchor and International Correspondent Hadley Gamble on day one of the three-day Russian Energy Week Forum in Moscow. Gamble started the crypto […]

Guggenheim CIO Admits to Not Understanding Bitcoin Market, So Jumps Out

On Monday (October 18), Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners, and the man who said last December that “Bitcoin should be worth about $400,000”, said that he is no longer playing in the Bitcoin market. Minerd is also the Chairman of Guggenheim Investments, which is “the global asset management and investment advisory division […]

Interactive Brokers Launches Cryptocurrency Trading for RIAs in the U.S

On Monday (October 18), global brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR) announced “its launch of cryptocurrency trading for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) in the U.S., enabling these RIAs to trade and custody Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via Paxos Trust Company on behalf of clients.” This means RIAs will […]

‘Rich Dad’ Author Robert Kiyosaki Explains Why He Loves Bitcoin

Yesterday (October 15), Robert Kiyosaki, the highly successful author of the “Rich Dad Poor Dad” series of personal finance books, shared his latest thoughts on Bitcoin. “Rich Dad Poor Dad“, which is one of the top 10 personal finance books of all time, “advocates the importance of financial literacy (financial education), financial independence and building wealth through investing in assets, real […]

$BTC Surges Above $62K After SEC Tacitly Approves First Bitcoin Futures ETF

On Friday (October 15), the Bitcoin price broke above the $62,000 for the first time in six months after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accepted the registration request for ProShares’ Bitcoin futures ETF. Although within the crypto community it was widely expected that we would see one or more Bitcoin ETFs get approved next […]

Valve: Steam-Powered Games Cannot “Issue or Allow Exchange of Cryptocurrencies or NFTs”

Video game company Valve Corporation, the developer of the software distribution platform Steam, has apparently quietly updated its guidelines for game developers to include a new crypto-related rule. The “Onboarding” section of the Steamworks documentation has a new rule (#13) that states games developers should not publish on Steam “applications built on blockchain technology that […]

First Batch of Polkadot Parachain Slot Auctions Begins Next Month, $DOT Goes Parabolic

13 was definitely not an unlucky number for the Polkadot project as $DOT, its native token, surged over 20% today after we got confirmation that the first batch of parachain slot auctions will finally start next month. What Is Polkadot? Here is an overview of Polkadot using information from the Polkadot website: “Polkadot is a network protocol […]

RegTech Firm Elliptic Using $60M Fundraise To Accelerate Adoption of Crypto

Elliptic, a leading firm in the RegTech space, has announced that its Series C funding round raised $60 million from existing investors, such as Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, and new investors, such as SoftBank Group. What Does Elliptic Do? Elliptic provides blockchain analytics to help firms achieve regulatory compliance when dealing with the cryptoasset space […]

‘$DOT Face Melting Season Will Come Soon’, Says Prominent Crypto Analyst

On Sunday (October 10), highly popular New Zealand based crypto analyst Lark Davis explained why he is currently so bullish on $DOT, which is the native token of Polkadot. What Is Polkadot? Here is an overview of Polkadot using information from the Polkadot website: “Polkadot is a network protocol that allows arbitrary data—not just tokens—to be transferred […]

Cardano ($ADA) Powered Smart Contract Based Marketplace Goes Live

On Sunday (October 10), the operator of Berry Pool, the first Cardano stake pool on a Raspberry Pi, who is also the creator of the Nami Wallet, announced that NFT platform SpaceBudz’ smart contract based marketplace has launched. SpaceBudz is another NFT project that uses the Cardano blockchain. There are 10,000 SpaceBudz in existence and “each […]

Bitcoin Breaks Above $56,000 for First Time in 5 Months

On Monday (October 11), the Bitcoin price surged above the $56K level for the first time since May 12. According to data by TradingView, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, BTC-USD broke above the $56K level around 3:23 a.m. UTC on October 11. By 7:04 a.m., the Bitcoin price had reached $56,879, which is so far today’s […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Powered Debut NFT Collection by Dolce & Gabbana Sells for 1,885 ETH

Recently, Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (aka “D&G”) reported that “Collezione Genesi”, its debut NFT collection (which consists of both digital and physical works of art) had sold for over 1,885 ETH on Polygon-powered NFT marketplace UNXD, making this “the most successful digital fashion drop ever” (according to D&G). As CryptoGlobe reported on […]

Prominent Crypto Analyst Explains Why ‘Newcomers Always Go for $ADA’

On Saturday (October 9), popular macro-economist and crypto analyst Alex Krüger explained one of the main reasons for the popularity of Cardano’s native token $ADA with new retail investors entering the crypto market. Krüger tweeted: And when a commentor wondered about the reason for this phenomenon, Krüger replied that he believed Cardano’s huge popularity with […]

What SEC Chair Gary Gensler Is Saying About Crypto and How It Should Be Regulated

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”) Chairman Gary Gensler has expressed his thoughts on the crypto space quite a few times since he was sworn into office on April 17. Gensler was nominated by President Joe Biden to Chair the U.S. SEC on February 3, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 14, […]

Mike Novogratz Explains Why Crypto Market Is Holding Strong Despite All the FUD

During an interview on Thursday (October 7), billionaire investor Mike Novogratz talked about what he expects to see from the crypto market in Q 2021. Former hedge fund manager Novogratz is the Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, “a diversified financial services and investment management innovator in the digital asset, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology sector.” Novogratz’s comments about […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Tweets About His ‘Shiba Inu’ Help $SHIB Surge 242% This Week

Meme-based cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) surged another 20% on Thursday (October 7) to become a top 20 cryptoasset (by market cap). In fact, at one point today, $SHIB occupied the #12 spot on the market cap table ahead of both Chainlink ($LINK) and Uniswap ($UNI). This has been a great week for the Shiba Inu […]

Arcane Research Releases Detailed Report on the State of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

On Wednesday (October 6), Arcane Research, the research division of European crypto-focused investment firm Arcane Crypto, provided an interesting comprehensive overview of the Bitcoin Lightning Network in its latest report (which was sponsored by Bitcoin payment processor OpenNode). According to Arcane Crypto’s press release, Bendik Norheim Schei, the Head of Arcane Research, offered this comment: This has […]

MoneyGram Partners With Stellar and Circle for Blockchain-Powered Near-Instant Money Transfers

On Wednesday (October 6), MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), one of the world’s largest money transfer companies, announced a partnership with the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open network for storing and moving money. According to the press release, this partnership will “enable cash funding and payout […]

CoinSwitch Kuber Becomes India’s Most Valuable Cryptocurrency Exchange

India-based crypto exchange Coin Switch Kuber announced on Wednesday (October 6) that it had “managed to raise a Series C Funding of $260 Million.” The app-based exchange was founded in June 2020 by Ashish Singhal (CEO), Govind Soni (CTO), Vimal Sagar Tiwari (COO), and Sharan Nair (Chief Business Officer). According to Wikipedia, Coin Switch Kuber, […]

Fifth Largest Bank in the U.S. Launches Bitcoin and Litecoin Custody Service

On Tuesday (October 5), it appears that U.S. Bank National Association (aka “U.S. Bank”) , the fifth largest commercial bank in the U.S., according to the latest data from the Federal Reserve, has launched a crypto custody service aimed at investment managers. According to a report by CNBC published earlier today, U.S. Bank, which is […]

Dogecoin ($DOGE) as a Payment Method To Be Made Available to Millions of Consumers

Verifone (NYSE: PAY), one of the world’s leading payment solution providers, has announced “the extension of BitPay’s blockchain payment technology to enable consumer cryptocurrency payments on Verifone’s in-store and eCommerce Cloud Services platforms in the United States.” This American multinational corporation, which was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida, offers merchants […]

$DOT, $ADA, $ETH Among Top Holdings of Successful Crypto Trading Hamster ‘Mr. Goxx’

Crypto trading hamster “Mr. Goxx” (named after the now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt Gox) is outperforming many traditional investors and accumulating fans from around the world, the latest being Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who says Mr. Goxx has “mad skillz”. According to a report by Business Insider, the trading office of Mr. Goxx, the CEO of […]

Starship Universe Landing on Cardano, Bringing Paul Oakenfold’s Latest EDM Album

Recently, Cardano ($ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson and award-winning English music producer and DJ Paul Oakenfold announced a collaboration that will tokenize every aspect of the latter’s upcoming electronic dance music (EDM) album (“Zombie Lobster”) using the Cardano blockchain. According to a report by BlockTribune, this collaboration between the Co-Founder and CEO of Cardano R&D company […]

Bitcoin Price Should Hit $100K by Year End, Says CoinShares CSO

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at digital asset investment firm CoinShares, shared her latest thoughts on Bitcoin during an interview with CNBC on Thursday (September 30). The CoinShares CSO was appearing on CNBC’s “Fast Money” to explain to anchor Melissa Lee — and Fast Money traders Guy Adami, Tim Seymour, Bonawyn Eison, and Pete Najarianwhy […]

$100 Million Fund Aims To ‘Accelerate the Development of the Cardano Ecosystem’

The commercial arm of Cardano has announced the launch of a $100 million fund that will “invest into early startup and growth stage companies focused on building socially impactful solutions powered by Cardano.” EMURGO, which was founded in 2017, is “a global blockchain technology company providing solutions for developers, startups, enterprises, and governments”; and it […]

Billionaire Warren Buffett Is No Fan of Crypto, but His Granddaughter Seems To Be

During a recent interview, mixed media painter Nicole Buffett, a granddaughter of the legendary billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who said that Bitcoin “probably rat poison squared” in May 2018, explained how non-fungible token tokens (NFTs) “have probably quadrupled” her income. Her Linkedin profile describes her as “a mixed media painter and designer” focused on “local and […]

Cardano ($ADA) Gets Listed on Swiss Crypto Exchange

On Tuesday (September 28), Lykke Corp, which is a Switzerland-based FinTech startup that owns and operates the Lykke Wallet cryptocurrency exchange, announced the listing of Cardano’s $ADA token. According to Lykke’s press release, Lykke Wallet is “a commission-free cryptocurrency exchange integrated with a cryptocurrency wallet” that “makes it possible to buy and sell cryptocurrency, such […]

Polygon ($MATIC) Eclipses ‘Ethereum L1 in Daily Active Addresses for the First Time’

Polygon ($MATIC) Co-Founder Mihailo Bjelic says that on Monday (September 27) Polygon’s number of unique daily active addresses surpassed that of layer 1 blockchain Ethereum for the first time. Last month, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about $MATIC, which is one of the few cryptoassets that he regrets “not buying sooner.” In a video (titled […]

Tech Stocks and Crypto Fall As US 10 Year Treasury Yield Hits Highest Level Since June

On Tuesday (September 28), the yield on the U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note hit 1.559%, which is the highest it has been in over three months, as the result of which both tech stocks and cryptoassets have suffered losses. As CNBC reported earlier today, the yields on U.S. government bonds appear to be rising as […]

Cardano Foundation ‘Tapping Into a Market of 2.8 Billion Gamers Around the World’

Cardano Foundation is hoping to drive the adoption of the Cardano blockchain via non-fungible tokens (NFTs) aimed at gamers. On Monday (September 27), Rival, a “leading gaming and fan engagement enterprise platform provider”, announced a partnership with Cardano Foundation, the “independent Swiss-based non-profit that oversees and supervises the advancement of Cardano”. Rival specializes in building […]

Cardano R&D Firm IOHK Partnering With Oasis Pro To Create a Bond Issuance Platform

On Sunday (September 26), IOHK (aka IOG), the blockchain technology firm, which develops the Cardano Protocol and was founded by Charles Hoskinson, announced that it has partnered with Oasis Pro Inc. (“Oasis”), the majority owner of Oasis Pro Markets, which offers “the first US-regulated Alternative Trading System (ATS) authorized to allow users to trade digital securities […]

Djed: A Cardano-Powered Algorithmic Stablecoin

On Sunday (September 26), day two of the two-day Cardano Summit 2021, IO Global (IOG), the blockchain technology firm responsible for the development of Cardano ($ADA), and FinTech startup COTI Group, unveiled Djed, a new algorithmic stablecoin for Cardano that was developed by the former and is issued by the latter. Djed’s use of smart contracts ensures price […]

Crypto Analyst Says Cardano ($ADA) Price Is Going ‘All the Way Up to $10’

Popular pseudonymous analyst and trader “Crypto Capo” (“@CryptoCapo_” on Twitter) says that the price of Cardano’s $ADA token is headed to $10. On Saturday (September 25) — the first day of the two-day Cardano Summit 2021 event — when $ADA was trading in the range $2.2500 to $2.4578, he said that he believed that $ADA had […]

Ripple Helping Bhutan’s Royal Monetary Authority (RMA) With a CBDC Project

California-headquartered FinTech firm Ripple has announced a partnership with the central bank of the Kingdom of Bhutan, which is a landlocked country in the Eastern Himalayas. According to the blog post Ripple published last Wednesday (September 22), the basic idea of this partnership is to help Bhutan’s central bank (aka “Royal Monetary Authority”) “use Ripple’s CBDC […]

NFL GOAT Tom Brady Willing to Accept Part of His Salary in $BTC, $ETH, or $SOL

Tom Brady, an American football player who is a quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL), is widely considered to be a “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) due to his many amazing record-breaking accomplishments as a quarterback. Recently, while doing an interview with American sportscaster Jim Gray for episode 5 […]

Chainlink Labs Has ‘A Tremendous Amount of Respect for the Cardano Ecosystem’

Earlier today (September 25), Niki Ariyasinghe, Head of Business Development (Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa) at Chainlink Labs, discussed with Tim Harrison, Marketing & Communications Director at IOHK (aka “IOG”), the technology company that develops the software implementing the Cardano protocol, a new strategic collaboration that will “help developers build smart contracts for Cardano DeFi applications.” […]

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong: ‘I Own a Ton of Bitcoin’

On Thursday (September 23), during an interview, Coinbase Co-Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong talked about Bitcoin. Armstrong’s comments about Bitcoin were made during an interview on The Best Business Show, which is hosted by  Anthony Pompliano (aka “Pomp”), Co-Founder and Partner at Morgan Creek Digital Assets. Armstrong said that he is still excited by Bitcoin and […]

The Economist Explains Why Having Bitcoin as Part of an Investment Portfolio Is ‘A Nobel Prize-Winning Diversification Strategy’

The current issue of the prestigious 178-year-old weekly magazine The Economist explains why having Bitcoin as part of an investment portfolio is “a Nobel prize-winning diversification strategy.” In an excellent article published earlier today, John O’Sullivan, who writes the Buttonwood column for The Economist, started by reminding us that economist Harry Markowitz had a paper published in […]

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Explains Why He Is So Bullish on Cardano ($ADA), Solana ($SOL), and XRP

In a recent interview, former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal talked about why is excited about certain altcoins, and in particular explained why he is bullish on Cardano ($ADA), Solana ($SOL), and XRP, all of which he currently owns. Prior to founding macro economic and investment strategy research service Global Macro Investor (GMI) in 2005, Pal co-managed the GLG Global […]

Cardano ($ADA) Development Company IOHK on Upcoming Plutus dAppStore

Yesterday (September 22), blockchain technology company IOHK (aka “IOG”), which is responsible for the research and development of the Cardano protocol, talked about the upcoming store for decentralized applications (dApps) written for the Plutus Platform. In an IOHK blog post published on September 22, Shruti Appia, Head of Product (Smart Contracts) at IOHK, started by saying that “addressing […]

Crypto Market Shakes Off ‘Evergrande’ Cold and Bounces Back to Reward Dip Buyers

On Wednesday (September 22), Bitcoin and altcoins seemingly shook off the cold brought on by the “Evergrande” virus and bounced back strongly, rewarding the faithful who continued HOLDing and/or took advantage of the dip buying opportunities. According to a report published by CNBC on September 16, toward the end of last week, analysts were telling […]

Crypto Analyst Says Cardano NFTs ‘Seem To Have a Bright Future’

On Monday (September 20), crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong talked about Cardano’s rapidly growing non-fungible token (NFT) sector. In a tweet he sent out earlier today, Armstrong, who is the host of the very popular “BitBoy Crypto” YouTube channel, said that Cardano NFTs “seem to have a bright future” despite ” being “so young to the NFT […]

Wilshire Launches 13 Innovative Crypto Indexes With Help of CryptoCompare and FT

On Monday (September 20), Wilshire, which provides several market leading indexes (such as the FT Wilshire 5000), announced that it has launched several new crypto indexes with the help of leading cryptoasset market data provider CryptoCompare and UK-based financial news organization Financial Times (FT). Presumably, Wilshire chose CryptoCompare as a partner based on the latter’s […]

Polkadot ($DOT) Up 356% YTD, Analyst Says Could Reach $150 in ‘This Bull Cycle’

This article provides an overview of smart contracts platform Polkadot ($DOT) price action, news, and commentary by influencers, analysts, traders, and investors as of Tuesday (September 14). What Is Polkadot? Here is an overview of Polkadot using information from the Polkadot website: “Polkadot is a network protocol that allows arbitrary data—not just tokens—to be transferred across blockchains. […]

Crypto Analyst Explains What’s Driving Solana ($SOL) Price Higher

Recently, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) explained why Solana’s $SOL token has been outperforming in 2021. Also, we look at updated $SOL price targets from other another prominent analyst. $SOL is the native token of the Solana blockchain. Solana is “an open source project implementing a new, high-performance, permissionless blockchain” that is maintained by […]

Cardano Launches Smart Contracts Support, Analyst Says $ADA Going to $10 by Mid 2022

This article provides an overview of smart contracts platform Cardano ($ADA) price action, news, and commentary by influencers, analysts, traders, and investors as of Monday (September 13). Latest Price Action According to data by TradingView, on crypto exchange Kraken, currently (as of 14:20 UTC on September 13), $ADA is trading around $2.3317, down 12.21% vs USD in […]

Avalanche ($AVAX) Breaks Out on High Volume, Analyst Says $100 ‘Should Be Fairly Easy’

This article provides an overview of smart contracts platform Avalanche ($AVAX) price action, news, and commentary by influencers, analysts, traders, and investors as of Sunday (September 12). Below is a brief description of Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. […]

Ethereum Consolidating Around $3400, Analyst Says It’s Going to $10K by Mid 2022

This article provides an overview of Etheruem ($ETH) price action, news, and commentary by influencers, analysts, traders, and investors as of Sunday (September 12). Latest Price Action According to data by TradingView, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, currently (as of 10:10 UTC on September 12), Ethereum is trading around $3,423, which means that it is up […]

Cardano ($ADA) Surges Over 13%, Crypto Analyst Says ‘Might Be Ready for $5’

On Saturday (September 11), Cardano’s $ADA token is highest percentage gainer among the top 10 cryptoassets with a nearly 14% surge in the past 24-hour period that has only helped to further solidify its third place position in the coin market cap table. According to data by TradingView, currently (as of 19:06 UTC on September […]

Bitcoin Update: 200-Day SMA, Dropping Supply on Exchanges, El Salvador, $100K by Mid 2022?

This article provides an overview of Bitcoin’s latest price action, news, and commentary by influencers, analysts, traders, and investors as of Saturday (September 11). Latest Price Action According to data by TradingView, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, currently (as of 10:55 UTC on September 11), Bitcoin is trading around $45,672, i.e. hovering around its 200-day simple […]

CIO of $9.5 Trillion AUM Asset Manager BlackRock Says They Own Some Bitcoin

Earlier today (September 9), Rick Rieder, a Managing Director at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, explained during an interview why his firm owns some Bitcoin. BlackRock, which was founded in 1988, started with just eight people working in one room. It made its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange on 1 October 1999 […]

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