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SEC Head Gary Gensler Tells Crypto Exchanges They Must Embrace Regulation

In a recent discussion, Gary Gensler – the present head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – stated that major cryptocurrency platforms and exchanges need to embrace and cooperate with regulators if they wish to maintain their present levels of trust amongst customers. It’s a statement that arguably suggests Gensler knows absolutely nothing about cryptocurrency. Gary Gensler Is All About Regulation During the discussion, Gensler comments: At about $2...

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Bitcoin Struggles at $50K: Polygon (MATIC) Skyrockets 20% (Weekend Watch)

After touching a multi-month high above $51,000, bitcoin has retraced slightly and currently stands around the coveted $50,000 mark. Most altcoins have also stalled on a 24-hour scale, except for Polygon, which has surged by roughly 20% in a day. Bitcoin Stands Around $50K Ever since the primary cryptocurrency recovered from its dip to $46,300 at the start of the month, the bulls have had control over the market. They pushed the asset to and beyond $50,000, as reported...

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Are We in a Crypto Bubble? We Couldn’t Be Further From it: Ark Invest CEO Says

Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Invest, recently spoke about the market outlook, taking the opportunity to give some love to Bitcoin and the ecosystem of industries that are developing around cryptocurrencies. Speaking with Yahoo Finance, the financial expert assured that the future looks bright for the world of cryptocurrencies. Wood disagrees with billionaire investor John Paulson’s recent criticism of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, claiming that Bitcoin is managing to surpass gold...

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Bitcoin Price to Hit $100,000 by End of 2021: Chainalysis CEO

The CEO of blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis is optimistic that the bitcoin price will rise above $100,000 before the end of 2021. $100k by December 2021 In a Bloomberg interview on Thursday (September 3rd, 2021), Michael Gronager, who is also the co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, asserted that bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market, in general, are still in a bull run state. Earlier in August, Kraken CEO Jesse Powell noted that the market was still in the...

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American Singer Jason Derulo Says He Betted on Solana in June

American songwriter, singer, and dancer Jason Derulo revealed today that he invested in crypto, particularly Solana (SOL) back in June and it has been a great ride. Jason Derulo’s Bet on Solana Paid Off Well Expressing his delight, Derulo tweeted saying “I betted on Solana in June. Wow, what a ride! #crypto.” While the celebrity did not share the amount he invested in SOL or if he has other crypto assets in his portfolio, it is certain that he is in massive profit,...

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Survey: Every Sixth Australian Owns Crypto as Bitcoin Maintains Popularity Crown

According to a recent research, 17% of Aussies have some cryptocurrency holdings. Bitcoin is still the most popular digital asset while Ethereum and Dogecoin ranked respectively second and third. What is The Crypto Trend in Australia? Finder’s Consumer Sentiment Tracker – a nationally representative survey of 1,000 Australians conducted by Qualtrics – revealed that one in six locals had entered the digital asset market. Most hodlers answered they purchased cryptocurrency...

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SEC Nigeria Establishes Fintech Unit to Research Cryptocurrencies

Eight months after Nigeria’s central bank banned banks from serving crypto entities and investors, the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC Nigeria) has established a fintech unit that will help formulate regulations for the digital asset industry. SEC Sets up Fintech Unit for Crypto Research The financial watchdog announced that the new division will research crypto investments and products in order to come up with regulatory guidelines that will help protect...

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Multi-Month Highs: Bitcoin Reached $51K as ETH Touched $4K (Market Watch)

The Bitcoin bulls continued to push the cryptocurrency north in the past 24 hours, resulting in a multi-month high of just over $51,000. Most altcoins also performed well in the same timeframe, with ETH touching $4,000 for the first time since mid-May. Bitcoin Tapped $51K September didn’t start all that well for bitcoin as the asset fell to a multi-day low of $46,300 on Wednesday. However, this is where the situation quickly changed. The primary cryptocurrency started rising...

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Binance Is Not Authorized To Operate in South Africa, Regulator Says

Every day an increasing number of countries turn their back on Binance, sending warnings to their users, letting them know that if they use the exchange, they are basically on their own in case of any inconvenience. A few hours ago, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) of South Africa issued a Press Release stating that Binance was not authorized to operate in the country. The regulatory body assures that the company does not have the necessary registration to offer...

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Adopting Bitcoin, une conférence Lightning au Salvador

Se déroulant à la fois à San Salvador et à El Zonte (Bitcoin Beach), Adopting Bitcoin réunira, du 16 au 18 novembre 2021, développeurs, entreprises et passionnés du monde entier, pour une conférence internationale consacrée au Lightning Network. Notons la présence, parmi les orateurs, de nombreux français : Antoine Poinsot (Revault), Bastien Teinturier et Pierre-Marie Padiou (ACINQ) Romain...

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