Worlds largest asset manager Blackrock are to start dabbling in crypto

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Rick Rieder, the CIO of Blackrock has said the company are starting to dabble in crypto. This comes shortly after the company (Who are incidentally the worlds largest asset manager with over $7.8 trillion under its watchful eye) had suggested they might be looking at Bitcoin futures. In SEC filings made by the company back […]

Coinbase files to become a public listed company on NASDAQ

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After disclosing their intent to go public back in December 2020, it comes as no surprise that Coinbase has now filed paperwork to have itself listed on NASDAQ as a public company. In an attached letter to investors, founder Brian Armstrong presented cryptocurrency as an equalizing force in financial markets — and Coinbase as the […]

Beeples crypto NFT artwork $2.4 million and rising at Christie’s auction

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Digital artist Beeple is making history as we speak, as owner of the first ever purely digital artwork to be sold at Christie’s auction house. The digital collection of art, named “EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS” is comprised of multiple images – all digital in format – which tells the story of Beeble’s journey into […]

MicroStrategy Buys an additional $1 Billion in Bitcoin

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The business intelligence firm Microstrategy have just made a $1 Billion Bitcoin purchase, adding to their existing stockpile of Bitcoins. The firm now hold an impressive 90,500 Bitcoins with a current market value of $4.5 billion. It is no surprise that the firm decided to add to their existing BTC holdings, given the fact they […]

The digital revolution is here – but are you ready for it?

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With digital technologies revolutionising every industry from transport to logistics, the digital revolution is most definitely here. The finance industry is no different with cryptocurrencies sending shockwaves through the system. We are always waiting for something to happen, waiting for cryptocurrencies to “take hold” or to become mainstream but the truth is this; they already […]

Square Buys $170 Million in Bitcoin to add to its existing BTC holding

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Square Inc, a mobile cash app that lets users buy and sell Bitcoin, has just declared an additional purchase of $170 million in Bitcoin. The app is owned by Co-founder and current Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and is definitely a company with keen interest in, and knowledge of, crypto currencies – specifically Bitcoin. We recently […]

Nearly $6 billion in crypto futures are liquidated

Nearly $6 billion in crypto futures are liquidated

As the price of Bitcoin begins to fall, something that you might not think about is the number of traders who have been trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on margin. These “futures” or margin trades offer an easy way for investors to trade in cryptocurrencies without putting the full amount of money upfront for the […]