Bitcoin Struggles to Recover After Biggest Weekly Price Loss Since September

Bitcoin is up only slightly on Monday after seeing its biggest weekly decline in over four months.  At press time, the cryptocurrency is trading 0.2% higher on the day near $35,838, according to CoinDesk 20 data. Prices fell by 6% in the seven days to Jan. 17, a weekly fall not seen since the first week of September.  Bitcoin took a beating a week ago, falling from $40,000 to $30,305 in a matter of few hours, mainly due to heavy selling in the spot market. The cryptocurrency spent the rest…

Grayscale Goes on Bitcoin (BTC) Buying Spree after Raising $700 Million

Grayscale continues to attract institutional money in 2021 after reporting a staggering $3.3 billion inflows during Q4 2020. Last week, the digital asset manager purchased nearly 10K Bitcoins worth over $300 million. Cryptocurrency asset management giant Grayscale is making bold moves once again and is continuing its Bitcoin story. Grayscale’s newly appointed CEO Michael Sonnehnshein recently stated that the firm has raised $700 million last Friday, January 15. Yesterday, @Grayscale raised north of $700 million into its family of products…momentum from Q4 seems to picking up speed into the new…

Noise.cash: Social Microblogging App Fueled by Bitcoin Cash Tips Gathers Traction

For quite some time now, bitcoin cash users have been leveraging the web portal read.cash in order to write blog posts, connect with like-minded individuals, and earn bitcoin cash for providing popular content. Now the creators of read.cash have introduced another application called noise.cash, which is similar to the parent platform, but allows people to make noise using much shorter messages. Microblogging and Bitcoin Cash Tipping Bitcoin cash (BCH) supporters have been recently introduced to a new platform created by the read.cash creators. News.Bitcoin.com has reported on the read.cash platform…

Noise.cash: Social Microblogging App Fueled by Bitcoin Cash Tips Gathers Traction

For quite some time now, bitcoin cash users have been leveraging the web portal read.cash in order to write blog posts, connect with like-minded individuals, and earn bitcoin cash for providing popular content. Now the creators of read.cash have introduced another application called noise.cash, which is similar to the parent platform, but allows people to make noise using much shorter messages. Microblogging and Bitcoin Cash Tipping Bitcoin cash (BCH) supporters have been recently introduced to a new platform created by the read.cash creators. News.Bitcoin.com has reported on the read.cash platform…

Steve Forbes Says Bitcoin’s Fixed Supply Limits Its Ability to ‘Meet the Needs of a Growing Economy’

American publisher Steve Forbes has attacked bitcoin’s fixed supply saying this feature actually curbs the ability of the crypto to “meet the needs of a growing economy.” He also argues that bitcoin cannot replace the dollar because it is presently too volatile to function as money. Forbes insists that money only works best if it has a stable value. New Respectable Investment Class According to Forbes, cryptocurrencies can only challenge existing money if their value is tied to that of gold or the Swiss franc currency. In arguing his case…

Demand for Crypto Soars: Bitcoin Funds Break Records, Goldman Sachs Wants In

Investors are increasingly seeking exposure to bitcoin following the recent months-long price rally. Bitcoin exchange-traded products are seeing record trading volumes. Meanwhile, more big banks are reportedly trying to get into the crypto space, including Goldman Sachs. High Demand for Bitcoin and Crypto Products With the price of bitcoin rapidly rising over recent months, more investors are seeking exposure to the cryptocurrency. The price of bitcoin rose about 24% since the beginning of the year and over 90% since the beginning of December. One bitcoin exchange-traded product in particular, BTCE,…

No, Bitcoin Is Not in a Bubble

To think that such a festive concept, one that evokes both sophistication and childlike wonder, could become so financially charged … Last week, Bank of America Securities chief investment strategist Michael Hartnett said in a note that bitcoin looks like “the mother of all bubbles.” Harnett seems to be using the strength and speed of bitcoin’s price rise as the base for his diagnosis, as if that is the main feature of a financial bubble. It isn’t. Continuing the misuse of the word, in a note quoted on Bloomberg this…

Bitcoin’s Massive Swings Give Pause to CFOs Mulling Reserve Investment: Bloomberg

Wall Street chief financial officers (CFO) are more wary of putting company funds into bitcoin after last week’s 30% price plunge, Bloomberg reports. But given the return of bitcoin’s infamous price volatility – which saw the largest cryptocurrency’s price drop thousands below its peak of $41,900 set on Jan. – the attraction of that strategy may have lessened, according to company executives Bloomberg spoke with. Bitcoin has since recovered some of those losses and is now trading hands at $35,700, according to the CoinDesk 20. Severe fluctuations diminish the attractiveness…