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‘I’m still very bullish’ on a pure-play bitcoin ETF in early 2022, Gemini executive says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pure-play bitcoin exchange-traded fund may not be as far off as some think, according to one cryptocurrency executive. With its approval of three bitcoin futures ETFs, the Securities and Exchange Commission signaled that it is embracing crypto as an......

Bitcoin enters bear market territory as risk assets plunge on new Covid variant

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bitcoin prices fell sharply amid the global sell-off in equities. Luke MacGregor  | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bitcoin fell sharply alongside other assets on Friday, hitting a six-week low and officially entering bear market territory. Bitcoin sank 7% in the......

Kevin O’Leary: ‘I have no interest in being a crypto cowboy’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Kevin O’Leary Scott Mlyn | CNBC Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary is investing in digital currencies, but he hasn’t done so lightly, telling CNBC that he’d prefer to consult with regulators on this space rather than be a “crypto cowboy.” O’Leary......

Stripe says it’s open to accepting crypto for payments, three years after ending bitcoin support

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here John Collison, President and co-founder of Stripe, attends the 2018 Viva Tech conference in Paris. Christophe Morin | IP3 | Getty Images Stripe isn’t ruling out accepting cryptocurrency as a method of payment in the future, according to co-founder John......

This Houston tech company wants to build renewable energy-run bitcoin mines across Texas

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This image shows an Amazon wind farm in Texas. Amazon HOUSTON – Houston-based tech company Lancium announced Tuesday it raised $150 million to build bitcoin mines across Texas that will run on renewable energy.  In the year ahead, the company......

Stripe co-founder says the $95 billion fintech giant is ‘very happy’ staying private

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Online payments giant Stripe is still in no rush to go public, with co-founder John Collison telling CNBC the company is happy staying private for now. “We’re very happy as a private company,” Collison said, speaking in an interview with......

Ripple seeing ‘good progress’ in SEC case over XRP, outcome expected next year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this photo illustration of the ripple cryptocurrency ‘altcoin’ sits arranged for a photograph on April 25, 2018 in London, England.  Jack Taylor | Getty Images News | Getty Images Fintech company Ripple is making great strides in its legal......

NYC mayor-elect Eric Adams says he’ll “take” his first three paychecks in crypto

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Eric Adams said he plans to “take my first three paychecks” in bitcoin once he starts his new job as New York City’s mayor in January, upstaging his counterpart in Miami and even some CEOs who run cryptocurrency companies. ......

Crypto start-up MoonPay hits $3.4 billion valuation as bitcoin fever reaches new heights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here MoonPay CEO and co-founder Ivan Soto-Wright speaking at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, Florida. Eva Marie Uzcategui | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cryptocurrency start-ups have raised record funding this year. It’s no surprise, then, that some major players in......

El Salvador plans to create a ‘Bitcoin City’ and raise $1 billion via a ‘Bitcoin Bond’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, gestures during his speech at the closing ceremony of the Latin Bitcoin conference (LaBitConf) at Mizata Beach, El Salvador, where he announced “Bitcoin City”, on November 20, 2021. Marvin Recinos | AFP | Getty......

El Salvador plans first ‘Bitcoin City’, backed by bitcoin bonds

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MIZATA, El Salvador, Nov 20 (Reuters) – El Salvador plans to build the world’s first “Bitcoin City”, funded initially by bitcoin-backed bonds, President Nayib Bukele said on Saturday, doubling down on his bet to harness the crypto currency to fuel investment in the Central American country. Speaking at an event......

Criminals have made off with over $10 billion in ‘DeFi’ scams and thefts this year

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An illustration showing physical bitcoins alongside binary code displayed on a laptop. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images LONDON — Investors have lost billions of dollars to criminals targeting so-called “decentralized finance” platforms this year. According to a report......

The crypto investors who raised $47 million to buy a copy of the Constitution lost their bid — here’s where the money goes now

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A consortium of crypto investors pulled together $47 million worth of ether in a week to try to buy a rare, first-edition copy of the U.S. Constitution at a Sotheby’s auction — and lost. What happens to all that cash......

Bitcoin drops nearly 7% toward $60,000 as major cryptocurrencies plunge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A representations of virtual currency Bitcoin is seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken May 19, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Tuesday retreating from near-record highs. Bitcoin fell toward......

Crypto investors are raising millions to buy a copy of the Constitution at a Sotheby’s auction

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A page of the first printing of the United States Constitution is displayed at the offices of Sotheby’s auction house in New York on September 17, 2021. Ed Jones | AFP | Getty Images Sotheby’s is auctioning off an extremely......

Best Crypto Casinos that Accept Bitcoin, Altcoins, Ethereum, and More

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The best Bitcoin casinos let you deposit and withdraw via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and they come with lightning-fast transactions and zero withdrawal fees. Other than that, they’re a lot like regular online casinos in that they have great game variety, exciting bonuses and awesome gameplay. In short, they’re a......

A major upgrade to bitcoin is happening soon—here’s what investors should know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Taproot, a highly anticipated upgrade to bitcoin, is expected to go into effect in the coming days at block 709,632 — some sources say it’ll go live as soon as Saturday. This is bitcoin’s first major upgrade since 2017, and......

SEC rejects VanEck ETF that sought to track bitcoin directly

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Selim Korkutata | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission has rejected the VanEck Bitcoin ETF. The filing was done by the CBOE BZX Exchange, which wanted the SEC to make a rule change allowing it to......

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