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#735 Bitcoin Bärenmarkt voraus, Coinbase 2 Milliarden verdient & Zuckerberg Kongress Libra

Hey Krypto Fans, willkommen zur Bitcoin-Informant Show Nr. 735. Heute geht’s um folgende Themen: Bullenmarkt vorbei – Bitcoin Crash auf $7400, Coinbase hat seit 2012 über 2 Milliarden verdient & Zuckerberg steht dem Kongress bzgl. Libra Rede und Antwort. 1.) Bitcoin-Kurs fällt massiv – Das steckt hinter dem Crashhttps://www.btc-echo.de/bitcoin-kurs-faellt-massiv-das-steckt-hinter-dem-crash/ 2.) Coinbase Generated Nearly $2 Billion in Transaction Fees Since...

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Mark Zuckerberg: Libra Can Make the U.S. a Financial Leader Again

The testimony of Mark Zuckerberg revealed some interesting takeaways. First, Zuckerberg seems to think that crypto is the future, and that the longer the U.S. waits to develop its own coin, the further it will fall behind. Second, many members of Congress still don’t trust crypto enough to push for mainstream status.Zuckerberg: The U.S. Stands to LoseIn his speech to Congress, Zuckerberg commented that countries like China are well underway in creating national digital currencies. He says...

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Can Bitcoin Reverse Itself in the Next Two Months?

The end of the year is not looking good for the world’s biggest crypto asset. Recently, Live Bitcoin News produced an article asking if bitcoin would somehow repeat its November 2018 behavior. As things currently stand, this doesn’t seem too far off the mark.Bitcoin Has Crashed Again; Could Things Reverse Themselves Soon?While the currency isn’t likely to drop into the $3,000 range over the next two months, we are now seeing bitcoin trading at $7,400 – a massive loss of $800 over the past 24...

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Bitcoin Loses $800; Crashes to the $7,400 Mark

Well, it sure seems like we’re in for another faulty end-of-year mark for bitcoin. At press time, the currency has fallen by roughly $800 over the past 24 hours and the asset is now trading at $7,400.Bitcoin Falls; Zuckerberg to Blame?The sentiment is that this all has to do with Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony today. Zuckerberg – the famed CEO of Facebook – is set to speak before a congressional committee today regarding Libra, the cryptocurrency being released by the social media giant in 2020....

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Congress Hearing: I Will Pull Facebook Out of Libra if Things Go Wrong, States Zuckerberg

Ever since Facebook officially announced its plans to float a digital currency and then released the Libra whitepaper, there have been very polar reactions to the idea, which continue to this day. The United States Congress right from the start has made it clear that they are not excited about the idea and would prefer it doesn’t continue. We have already reported that as part of the process of seeking regulatory support, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been obliged to support his position...

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Zuckerberg Spins Congress: Back Facebook Cryptocurrency or Let China Win

Mark Zuckerberg will appear before Congress on Wednesday to defend Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ project, Libra. In his prepared remarks, the Facebook CEO will tell lawmakers that America risks losing “financial leadership” to China if they don’t get behind his company’s plan. Referring to China’s proposed digital currency, which is expected to launch before the end of the year, Zuckerberg will argue: “While we debate these issues, the rest of the world isn’t waiting....

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Facebook Won’t Participate in Libra Launch unless Congress Gives Greenlight, Says Zuckerberg

In an effort to ensure that Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency breaks down regulatory walls and launches on time or at least not too far from the earlier planned launch date, the social media giant is willing to make some compromises.In a testimony recently submitted to the House Financial Service Committee, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed to U.S. lawmakers that Facebook itself will not handle Libra, suggesting that the Libra Association which is the body tasked with the role of...

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Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony Includes Zero References to Crypto or Bitcoin

CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be the next Facebook executive to face a bipartisan grilling when he testifies before the US House Committee on Financial Services tomorrow. The committee published a transcript of Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony ahead of the hearing, and there was one thing noticeably absent from his statement: any reference to bitcoin, cryptocurrency, or even blockchain. House Releases Mark Zuckerberg’s Libra Testimony That’s somewhat remarkable, given that Zuckerberg has...

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Facebook Open to Using Fiat-Pegged Stablecoins for Its Libra Cryptocurrency

Social media giant Facebook has been facing severe regulatory troubles for launching its Libra cryptocurrency. Last week, even big giants like Mastercard, Visa, PayPal, Stripe, who were earlier part of the Libra Association, announced their withdrawal from the project.Facebook is now working out other ways to keep its Libra project alive. As reported by Reuters, Facebook proposed using fiat-pegged digital stablecoins for its project. It means that instead of directly pegging the Libra token...

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G7 Says that Bitcoin Failed but Libra Poses Threat to Financial Stability

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday that Paris, Rome, and Berlin will join together in the effort of blocking Facebook’s new digital currency Libra in Europe.This is not the first time Le Maire is showing his hate towards cryptocurrencies. Last month, when he spoke about Libra, he said that this kind of technology, developed by the social media giant “causes serious concerns and therefore its operation cannot be authorized for use on European soil.”He added that the Libra...

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