Cryptocurrency Law Approved in Brazil — Green Mining Tax Exemptions and Asset Segregation Issues Left Out

By | December 1, 2022

A cryptocurrency law, which had been in discussion for several months, has been approved by the Chamber of Deputies in Brazil after having shed some of the changes presented by the Senate. The proposal left out two planned tax exemptions for green mining operations and the issue of segregating customer assets from company funds for… Read More »

‘No Middle Class Left,’ ‘Millions Will Be Wiped Out’ — Two Market Crash Predictions, Gas Cartels, and Whales Moving Mt Gox Coins: Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

By | September 4, 2022

In this week’s Jcquirin.com News Week in Review, one market strategist issues a dire warning about the U.S. economy and a large market crash that could cause a “50 to 60 percent haircut” in stocks. Further, the Russian government is reportedly making moves to create a global gas cartel with Iran. These stories, as well… Read More »

‘Chinese Invented Paper Money and They Will End It’- Brazil’s Far-Left Praises Digital Yuan  

By | May 25, 2021

Digital currencies, those issued by central banks in particular, have been commended for their “disruptive nature.” The praise comes from a publication associated with one of Brazil’s far-left parties. A recently published article claims that CBDCs such as China’s digital yuan can radically change global finances and government policies. Digital Yuan to Do Away With… Read More »

Prospects Don’t Look so Hot for Sam Bankman-Fried’s Invitation-Only Crypto Bahamas Event

By | November 25, 2022

Following the FTX collapse and amid the aftermath, people have been wondering about the company’s Crypto Bahamas conference that was scheduled to happen on April 17-20, 2023, at the exclusive Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, in Nassau. The event planned for April 2023 was supposed to be hosted by the now-bankrupt FTX and the Skybridge Capital-backed… Read More »

Thanks to the FTX Collapse, Bitcoin’s Price in November 2022 Looks to Join the 4 Previous Negative Novembers of the Past 11 Years

By | November 19, 2022

Since bitcoin’s price was first measured in fiat value in 2010, only four out of the 11 Novembers in bitcoin’s history have seen monthly declines. Eight of the Novembers in bitcoin’s price history saw bitcoin climb higher from the first of the month to the last day of November. Following the collapse of FTX, an… Read More »

Finder’s Specialists Predict Ethereum Will Slip to $963 This Year, but End 2022 at $1,377 per Unit

By | October 12, 2022

46% of around 55 fintech and cryptocurrency specialists believe ethereum is undervalued following The Merge, according to a recent survey published by the comparison website Finder.com. With less than three months left in 2022, Finder’s panelists predict that ethereum will drop as low as $963 per unit this year, and they also expect ethereum to… Read More »

Bitcoin Network’s Mining Difficulty Drops for the First Time in 2 Months

By | September 28, 2022

Following four consecutive Bitcoin mining difficulty increases, the network’s difficulty dropped for the first time in 68 days, sliding 2.14% at block height 756,000 on Tuesday. The change means it’s currently 2.14% easier to find a bitcoin block reward following the mining difficulty’s all-time high (ATH) that took place on September 13. Bitcoin Difficulty Slides… Read More »

Kenya Has Highest Proportion of Crypto Owning Citizens in Africa UNCTAD Data Shows

By | July 10, 2022

The latest data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) suggest that Kenya has the highest proportion of crypto-owning inhabitants than any other African country. To counter the growing use of cryptocurrencies, UNCTAD said it recommends the imposition of taxes that discourages crypto trading. ‘A Way to Protect Household Savings’ According to… Read More »

Risk of ‘Significant Drawdowns’ Pushes Cypherpunk Holdings to Sell Entire Stash of Bitcoin and Ethereum

By | June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, the Canada-based investment firm Cypherpunk Holdings Inc. announced that the company has sold all of its bitcoin and ethereum due to the “risk of further significant drawdowns.” The company has transitioned its treasury to cash after selling 214.72 bitcoin and 205.82 ethereum as Cypherpunk Holdings continues “to see systemic risks propagating” across the… Read More »

Fund Manager One River Files SEC Prospectus for Carbon Neutral Bitcoin ETF

By | May 25, 2021

On Monday, the crypto asset fund manager One River filed a unique bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the Form S-1 filed, One River wants to list a carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). One River’s Bitcoin ETF Aims to Provide a… Read More »