Tag: BTC

Liquidator of Defunct South African Crypto Exchange Says He Found a 54 BTC Discrepancy in Ice3’s Accounts

Liquidator of Defunct South African Crypto Exchange Says He Found a 54 BTC Discrepancy in Ice3’s Accounts

A court-appointed liquidator, Dewald Breytenbach of National Liquidators, recently claimed that out of the 76 bitcoins that belonged to the now-defunct South African cryptocurrency exchange, Ice3, his firm can only account for 22. Ice3’s Abrupt Shut Down The liquidator adds that the crypto exchange’s Zurich-based tech provider Merkeleon is now being asked to help unravel […]

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As Bitcoin’s Price Spikes Pods of BTC Whales Begin to Shrink in Size

As Bitcoin’s Price Spikes Pods of BTC Whales Begin to Shrink in Size

Recent metrics from a variety of analytical web portals show that the quantity of bitcoin whales has been shrinking in recent times. The data indicates that the leading crypto asset has been distributed quite a bit since the price run-up started. Pods of Bitcoin Whales Shrink — Addresses With Small Quantities of Bitcoin Catch the […]

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Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Taunts Economist Steve Hanke After Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Taunts Economist Steve Hanke After Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets

On October 15, the day bitcoin’s price surpassed the $60K per unit handle, Salvadoran president Nayib Bukele taunted the professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, Steve Hanke, over his recent statements. At the time, the well known economist warned that El Salvador faces “financial ruin” with “Bukele at the helm,” after El Salvador’s […]

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Bitcoin’s Unknown Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Now the 20th Wealthiest Person on Earth

Bitcoin’s Unknown Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Is Now the 20th Wealthiest Person on Earth

In mid-April the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto entered the world’s top 20 richest billionaire list but after bitcoin’s price dropped, the inventor’s wealth plummeted. This week, Nakamoto has once again joined the top 20 richest people on the face of the earth. The last time, Nakamoto made the 19th position, and this […]

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Bitcoin Price Smashes $61.7K High — Leading Crypto Asset Needs to Gain Over 5% to Reach ATH

Bitcoin Price Smashes $61.7K High — Leading Crypto Asset Needs to Gain Over 5% to Reach ATH

The price of bitcoin has continued to push toward higher prices as the leading crypto asset has tapped a high of $61,749 per unit on Friday. The crypto asset came awfully close (around 5.3% away) from tapping the all-time price high reached six months ago on April 14. Bitcoin’s Bull Market Rampage Continues Bitcoin (BTC) […]

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Coingecko Publishes Q3 Crypto Report — BTC Outperformed Every Major Asset Class, Altcoins Decouple

Coingecko Publishes Q3 Crypto Report — BTC Outperformed Every Major Asset Class, Altcoins Decouple

On Thursday, the crypto asset aggregation portal Coingecko published the firm’s 2021 third-quarter report which shows a number of different findings. According to the study, for the most part, the crypto economy recovered from the market downturn in May as the top 30 market caps grew by 31% in Q3. The report shows that altcoins […]

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Bitcoin Is Now World’s 8th Most Valuable Asset — BTC Now Targets Silver’s $1.31T Market Cap

Bitcoin Is Now World’s 8th Most Valuable Asset — BTC Now Targets Silver’s $1.31T Market Cap

The price of bitcoin had crossed the $60K zone at 1: 30 a.m. (EST) early Friday morning. The leading crypto asset’s latest price jump has made it so bitcoin’s overall market valuation of $1.119 trillion has surpassed Facebook’s market capitalization. The digital asset is also nearing the entire net worth of all the silver in […]

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Macro investor Dan Tapiero on why his fund is pouring hundreds of millions into crypto unicorns

Macro investor Dan Tapiero on why his fund is pouring hundreds of millions into crypto unicorns

“It’s a global development.” On this episode of The Scoop, 10T Founder and CEO Dan Tapiero joined host Frank Chaparro to discuss his insights into the globalization of crypto markets and how his macro investing strategy has seen his fund 10T pour hundreds of millions into crypto unicorns. To date, Tapiero has already allocated the […]

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Breaking: United States Overtakes China to Become the Leading Bitcoin Mining Hub

The United States (US) has officially broken China’s monopoly on the Bitcoin mining market and become the leading BTC mining hub. China has dominated BTC mining for the majority of the past decade and accounted for more than 70% of Bitcoin mining. However, recent crypto crackdowns in the country especially in May and June led […]

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Sygnum bank exec explains how Swiss wealth channels are opening up to crypto

Sygnum bank exec explains how Swiss wealth channels are opening up to crypto

  Sygnum is one of the few cryptocurrency banks operating in Europe.   On this episode of The Scoop, Mathias Imbach Co-Founder and Group CEO of Sygnum joined host Frank Chaparro to discuss the country’s crypto ecosystem and how large wealth channels are opening up to bitcoin and other digital assets. “Nowadays, the conversation goes […]

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