Is Bitcoin a Better Covid-19 Safe Haven Asset or US Treasury Bonds?
Bitcoin Investment

Is Bitcoin a Better Covid-19 Safe Haven Asset or US Treasury Bonds?

Fear of an impending global recession has prompted a rush to move assets into so-called “safe havens” such as U.S. treasuries and precious metals. Bitcoin now offers an...

Trevor Smith | 5 months ago
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Facebook Seeks Payments License For Libra as Code Vulnerabilities Surface

Despite escalating regulatory concerns from the governments of the world, Facebook appears to be pressing on with its global bank ambitions. This week the social media giant made moves...

Martin Young | 11 months ago
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UK Chancellor Gives British Government Opinion On Libra

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box this week giving the UK government’s perspective on Facebook’s Libra...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Correlation With US 10-Year Treasury Suggests Hedging Use

Bitcoin closely tracks inverted US 10-year Treasury (UST10Y) performance, new data reveals, leading to fresh suggestions of its use as a hedging asset. Bitcoin The Bond Hedge A chart...

Anja van Oosterhout | 1 year ago
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Venezuela’s National Cryptocurrency ‘Petro’ Expected to Go Global

According to a Venezuelan official, Tuesday’s Petro pre-sale will have international reach, drawing potential investors from the US, Europe and the Middle East. It was just over two...

Nikita Blows | 2 years ago
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework
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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework

At least two US institutions have requested that the IRS propose a definitive structure for taxing cryptocurrencies in the country. As authorities see the lucrative appeal of virtual...

Nikita Blows | 3 years ago
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'
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US Treasury Warns Investors: Venezuela’s Petro Could Violate Sanctions

The US Treasury Department has cautioned investors that Venezuela’s Petro could be in violation of Washington-imposed financial sanctions. In December last year, Venezuelan president...

Nikita Blows | 3 years ago
Bitcoin Regulation

US Government Fears Bitcoin Will Be the Next “Swiss Bank Account”

Bitcoin’s explosive growth is dramatically disrupting the monetary and banking system to such an extent that banking and government authorities are sounding the alarm. In effect, the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 3 years ago
Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies
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Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

In a potentially bearish signal for U.S. crypto users, the United States’ lead financial administrator said he’s concerned with the “illicit” possibilities of...

William Peaster | 3 years ago
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Michigan Man Busted for Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange – Faces Jail Time

A man in Michigan is facing federal charges for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange after selling over $55,000 USD of Bitcoin to undercover agents. There’s a song that goes...

Jeff Francis | 3 years ago
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A Woman To Appear on US$10 Bill By 2020, Women in Bitcoin To Receive More Recognition?

One thing that can be said about the financial world is that it is mostly dominated by males in every aspect. Even though there are plenty of powerful and smart women in the financial...

Jp Buntinx | 5 years ago

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