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‘Bitcoin is absolutely a tool for social justice’: ex-government regulator turned crypto adviser

Bitcoin (BTC-USD), the premiere digital currency first introduced in 2009, raised eyebrows this week when it dropped below $40,000 for the first time in three months, stoking fears of uncontrolled volatility. But by Wednesday, the coin’s price had risen back to $43,000 and many financial leaders are predicting Bitcoin to surpass $75,000 before the year […]

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Crypto Can’t Beat Gold as an Inflation Hedge, Says Barrick Boss

(Bloomberg) — The world’s second-biggest gold miner is confident prices will hold firm this year, if not rise, as investors use the metal rather than cryptocurrencies to hedge against inflation and jewelry demand picks up. “The risk is on the upside,” Barrick Gold Corp. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bristow said in an interview in Riyadh, […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin

Investing in Bitcoin (BTCUSD) can seem complicated, but it is much easier when you break it down into steps. Investing or trading Bitcoin only requires an account at a service or an exchange, although further safe storage practices are recommended. There are several things that aspiring Bitcoin investors need: a cryptocurrency exchange account, personal identification […]

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10 Important Cryptocurrencies Other Than Bitcoin

Bitcoin has not only been a trendsetter, ushering in a wave of cryptocurrencies built on a decentralized peer-to-peer network, but also has become the de facto standard for cryptocurrencies, inspiring an ever-growing legion of followers and spinoffs. Key Takeaways A cryptocurrency, broadly defined, is a form of digital tokens or “coins” that exist on a […]

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Super Rich

The rich get richer: Rethinking Bitcoin's power as an inflation hedge

From turkeys to gasoline, clothes to dollar stores, nearly every avenue of human activity has been hit by the specter of inflation. Across the globe, rising inflation rates are disrupting purchasing plans and spending. In the face of this inflationary inferno, consumers and institutions holding devaluing fiat currency have sought out alternatives to hedge against. […]

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Goldman Says Bitcoin $100,000 a Possibility by Taking on Gold

(Bloomberg) — Bitcoin will continue to take market share from gold as part of broader adoption of digital assets, making the often touted price prediction of a $100,000 by advocates a possibility, according to Goldman Sachs Group. Goldman estimates that Bitcoin’s float-adjusted market capitalization is just under $700 billion. That accounts for 20% share of […]

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Why Is Bitcoin Dropping if It’s an ‘Inflation Hedge’?

This morning, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released updated numbers for its inflation-tracking Consumer Price Index (CPI), showing U.S. inflation has hit a 6.8% annualized rate. That adds up to the highest year-over-year inflation rate since 1982, which is decidedly not great. Among other implications, the number is another nail in the coffin of […]

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Buffett stays buoyant as Bitcoin plunges 20% — here are the top 3 stocks he's holding instead

Buffett stays buoyant as Bitcoin plunges 20% — here are the top 3 stocks he’s holding instead As a value investor, Warren Buffett loves to buy quality assets on the cheap. But there’s one beaten-down asset he won’t be picking up anytime soon: Bitcoin. The price of the world’s largest cryptocurrency dropped more than 20% […]

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How Much of All Money Is in Bitcoin?

After its launch in 2009, Bitcoin ushered in a new era of blockchain technology and digital currencies. Given all the talk about Bitcoin, you’d think it would be everywhere. Is that really true? How much is Bitcoin worth? Perhaps more importantly, how much of the world’s money is in bitcoins? With the price of BTC […]

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Bitcoin Needs to Drop 80% Before Marathon Loses Money on Mining

(Bloomberg) — Bitcoin has a long way to drop before mining the digital token becomes unprofitable for North America’s largest crypto mining company. After factoring in energy and hosting costs, the breakeven rate on Bitcoin for Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. is roughly $6,500, according to Fred Thiel, the Las Vegas-based company’s chief executive officer. Even […]

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Bitcoin Eyes Fed Meeting After Biggest Monthly Price Gain Since December 2020

Bitcoin’s October rally appears to have put the cryptocurrency on a firm footing ahead of central bank meetings in the U.S., U.K., and Australia to assess the stickiness of inflation and determine policy response. The top cryptocurrency rallied nearly 40% in October, hitting a fresh record high of $66,975 as investors cheered positive seasonality and […]

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