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Mike Novogratz Discusses BTC’s Latest Dip

Just a few days ago, bitcoin – the world’s number one digital currency by market cap – experienced a nasty price drop that saw it fall from about $52,000 per unit to roughly $45,000 per unit. The currency is experiencing a slow period of recovery at this time given that it has only jumped back above $46K, and according to Mike Novogratz – a hedge fund manager and crypto investor – the bitcoin plunge was the result of traders simply getting too excited about what was...

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How “Bitcoin Beach” Is Helping El Salvador with Crypto

El Zonte is known as “Bitcoin Beach.” Located in El Salvador, the town has developed a reputation as being one of the leading digital currency regions out there. The city worked to make bitcoin legal tender long before El Salvador ever decided that the currency would be utilized throughout the nation. El Zonte Is Helping El Salvador Push BTC Forward El Zonte has come to the aid of Nayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador, and is pushing the bitcoin agenda and ensuring...

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Robert Kiyosaki Is Building His BTC Portfolio as He Prepares for Possible Market Plunge

Robert Kiyosaki – the author of the bestselling book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” – has said in a recent tweet that he is hoarding bitcoin, gold, and silver in anticipation of a major market crash that he predicts could come as early as the end of the year. Robert Kiyosaki On Why He’s Hoarding BTC Kiyosaki has established himself as a major financial guru over the past few years given his growing list of books which began with the “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” franchise. The first book...

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McDonald’s in El Salvador Will Now Accept Crypto for Big Macs

McDonald’s restaurants in El Salvador are now accepting bitcoin payments as part of the country’s push for bitcoin acceptance. The restaurant chain within the Central American nation is working with a firm called Open Node – a bitcoin payment processing enterprise – that will allow it to accept crypto payments via the Lightning Network, a system designed to permit crypto transactions off chain. McDonald’s Will Accept Crypto for Menu Items McDonald’s currently has 19...

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Michael Sonnenshein of Grayscale Fame Slams Gary Gensler’s Views on BTC Products

Not long ago, Gary Gensler – the head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – commented on how the agency would potentially unroll an approval path for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF). The news had some people dissatisfied given the circumstances of the rollout, and now Michael Sonnenshein – the CEO of Grayscale, one of the world’s largest bitcoin and crypto trusts – is throwing his two cents into the mix. Michael Sonnenshein Shares His Views on a...

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Mark Mobius: El Salvador Is Wrong to Push BTC

Legendary investor Mark Mobius doesn’t think much of bitcoin. He also doesn’t think much of El Salvador’s decision to make bitcoin legal tender. In a fiery new interview, he says that the Central American country is likely to stand on its own in this department, and he doesn’t see other countries following suit when it comes to digital currency. Mark Mobius on El Salvador’s BTC Decisions El Salvador first declared in June that it was going to make bitcoin legal tender....

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Problems Occur for El Salvador Now That BTC Is Legal

Bitcoin is officially legal tender in El Salvador. The Central American country has been claiming for some time that it was going to declare the world’s number one digital currency by market cap the equivalent of the U.S. dollar and now that step has been taken, but unfortunately, the transition is proving to be somewhat turbulent as the nation’s regulators didn’t foresee all that could occur ahead of time. El Salvador Is Having a Rough Transition Let’s start with the...

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Franklin Templeton Investing Firm Is Building a Crypto Division

Investment firm Franklin Templeton has posted two job ads on LinkedIn. The company is looking to hire both a cryptocurrency trader and a crypto researcher to join the team. Franklin Templeton Is Hiring for Its New Crypto Department Many large companies have been delving in cryptocurrency as of late. Initially, things just started out with institutions investing in digital currency and adding bitcoin to their investment rosters. Institutions such as MicroStrategy and...

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Nosedives Below $48K

Bitcoin price failed to stay above $52,000 and declined heavily against the US Dollar. The price is now trading below $48,000 and the 55 simple moving average (4-hours). There was a break below a major bullish trend line with support near $51,200 on the 4-hours chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Coinbase). The pair must stay above the $46,500 support level to recover higher in the near term. Bitcoin price is showing bearish signs below $48,000 against the US...

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More People Are Using Bitcoin for Travel Purposes

As of late, bitcoin and cryptocurrency are being used all the time to pay for travel expenses such as flights and hotel stays, but is paying for these items with crypto a good idea? Travel and Bitcoin: A Solid Match? For many, the idea of using bitcoin and its altcoin cousins to pay for goods and services is a dream come true and the realization of a strong financial vision. These currencies were initially designed to take over and push fiat, checks and credit cards to...

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