Fund Manager: US Might Have Already Lost Crypto Innovation Race

As U.S. lawmakers wrestle with what to do with Facebook’s Libra, they are being forced to confront another digital currency that they’ve been trying to avoid like the plague – bitcoin. Unfortunately, the longer lawmakers wait, the more left behind the U.S. becomes as crypto innovation goes elsewhere. Even Facebook chose Switzerland for its Libra […] The post Fund Manager: US Might Have Already Lost Crypto Innovation Race appeared first on CCN Markets

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Treasury Secretary Seals Bitcoin’s Impending Death by a Thousand Cuts

Following Donald Trump’s sudden and mysterious tweets regarding bitcoin last week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin held an unexpected press conference on Monday. He used coded language telegraphing the end of bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The Feds Want to Stop Crimes and Stabilize Markets Steven Mnuchin was not lying when he said that the federal government wants […] The post Treasury Secretary Seals Bitcoin’s Impending Death by a Thousand Cuts appeared first on CCN Markets

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Trump's Dislike of Bitcoin Unites and Emboldens Crypto Community

The other shoe has dropped, and the president of the United States doesn’t like bitcoin. While disappointing, it’s not entirely shocking that a man who accumulated his wealth in the real estate market would take issue with a non-sovereign currency. His rejection of the digital currency, however, largely seemed to inspire a collective sigh of […] The post Trump's Dislike of Bitcoin Unites and Emboldens Crypto Community appeared first on CCN Markets

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Bitcoin Users Unaffected as NASA Targets Infinite Amount of Gold

An easy argument against the “limited supply” trope around gold is simply that we don’t know how much is out in the universe. CEO of gold ETF company, not a fan of bitcoin https://t.co/18nXYtNMFL — Barry Silbert (@barrysilbert) June 29, 2019 Precious Metal Supply: Not Limited After All NASA reportedly just uncovered a vast gold […] The post Bitcoin Users Unaffected as NASA Targets Infinite Amount of Gold appeared first on CCN Markets

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Jeremy Allaire: Bitcoin to Surpass $10,000 in June Because of Facebook

By CCN Markets: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire has made a bold prediction. He believes that the price of bitcoin will surpass $10,000 by June 21, marking the beginning of what he’s dubbed “crypto summer.” He points to Facebook’s Libra launch as the catalyst for the bullish outlook. His prediction doesn’t seem far-fetched considering the price of bitcoin is marching toward $9,000. Facebook’s Libra to Boost Bitcoin Price Allaire believes that the launch of Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, will prove to be a catalyst for the bitcoin price as it could bolster…

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Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Warns US Government: ‘I Will Bury You’

By CCN Markets: Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee — who’s a fugitive from the law for tax evasion — derisively taunted the U.S. government on Twitter. McAfee warned them to leave him alone or he will “bury” them. In a dizzying weekend Twitter rant, McAfee claimed that the Department of Justice is compiling a bogus case against him for money-laundering, racketeering, and murder. John McAfee: The Government Is Conspiring Against Me McAfee warned that if the feds don’t leave him alone, he’ll drop several bombshells that will reveal mass corruption within…

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Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin

By CCN: The “crypto” startup Longfin Corp. got spanked by both the SEC and the DOJ for fraud amid a broader regulatory crackdown on bitcoin-related financial crimes. Specifically, Longfin’s CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, is accused of inflating the company’s revenue by $66 million in order to fraudulently secure a listing on the Nasdaq in 2017. Prosecutors Say Longfin Cooked the Books The Securities and Exchange Commission also accused Longfin executives of insider trading, saying they illegally sold $33 million of stock in unregistered transactions. While the screaming headlines suggest that the…

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Bitcoin Millionaire Admits Steamy Sex Affair, Denies Model’s Grisly Murder

  By CCN: Bitcoin tycoon and Everus World founder Alex Johnson and his wife engaged in a threesome that ended with the mysterious death of a Dutch model in December 2017. Ever since, the couple has been living as outcasts, moving from one city to another while hiding from the anger and threats of vigilantes. Now, after 18 months, the Johnsons have broken the silence, claiming their innocence in the grisly murder case and calling for an end to their “witch hunt.” While they denied their involvement in her death,…

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