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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Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto

It’s no secret that foes of the United States – including Venezuela, Iran, Russia, and China – are experimenting with cryptocurrency technology as they seek to render their economies immune to crippling US sanctions. However, a new study from the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) exposes the lengths to which these rogue nations are […] The post Study Exposes How Russia, Iran, & China Are Weaponizing Crypto 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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Winklevoss Twins: 'It's the Bottom of the First Inning' for Bitcoin

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have big plans for the crypto exchange, Gemini, not to mention their expectations for bitcoin. In a panel discussion with “Bitcoin Billionaires” author Ben Mezrich and The Wall Street Journal’s Paul Vigna, the Winklevosses discussed bitcoin and the crypto landscape. In what appears to be a packed house, they left no […] The post Winklevoss Twins: 'It's the Bottom of the First Inning' for Bitcoin appeared first on CCN Markets

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Gen Z Hates Crypto. Can Facebook’s Libra Change That?

Most “Gen Z” Americans have no plans to get into crypto. Hard to believe as it may seem, this was the result of a survey of 1,884 young Americans published by Business Insider. The firm responsible for conducting the investigation was Cint, a company specializing in the analysis and exchange of data. The study wanted […] The post Gen Z Hates Crypto. Can Facebook’s Libra Change That? 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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Treasury Secretary Won’t Let Crypto Become Next Swiss Bank Accounts

By CCN Markets: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the G7’s Financial Action Task Force (FATF) organization will never let crypto assets “become the equivalent of secret numbered accounts.” Mnuchin was addressing a plenary session of the G7 initiative aimed at combating money laundering and terrorism financing. The U.S. Treasury Secretary was referring to secretive bank accounts commonly offered in Switzerland as well as other offshore financial hubs where the identity of the account holder is kept secret and a client is only identified by a code word. Mnuchin…

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