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Jerome Powell Could Slow Down The Cryptocurrency Industry, Mike Novogratz Says

Mike Novogratz is not happy with U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to pick Jerome Powell to chair the Fed for a second term. And he’s speaking not as a Bitcoiner but as an overall investor: He believes Powell could be detrimental to the markets’ growth. In an interview for CNBC this week, Novogratz hinted that from his point of view, Jerome Powell had failed to understand the political and economic reality of the United States and that the markets have a similar view, being...

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Bakkt Goes Public: to Be Listed on New York Stock Exchange

Several months after initially outlining plans to become a publicly-traded firm, Bakkt has announced that the event will take place on Monday – October 18th. Thus, Bakkt will join the likes of Coinbase as a cryptocurrency-related company having its shares traded on giant stock exchanges. CryptoPotato reported at the start of this year Bakkt’s intentions to go public through a merger with VPC Impact Acquisitions Holdings. The two parties indeed merged shortly after clearing...

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WallStreetBets Founder Talks About GameStop, WSB Future, and How It’s Related to Bitcoin & Crypto (Exclusive)

Everyone who’s even remotely interested in investing and trading is definitely aware of the GameStop saga. It was an event that shook the financial community to an extent that we hadn’t seen before. It all started on a subreddit called WallStreetBets, which went on to become one of the most popular subreddits out there, harboring over 10 million users. CryptoPotato had the pleasure of talking to its Founder – Jaime Rogozinski. In this interview, we talk about WSB’s past,...

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Want a Bitcoin ETF? Try Waiting Until 2023, Wilshire Phoenix Co-Founder Says

The massive cryptocurrency boom during the latter half of 2020 and the first half of 2021, coupled with a wave of institutional investors betting billions of dollars on the growth of the ecosystem, helped raise optimistic expectations around the approval of a Bitcoin ETF in the United States. But one of the previous (unsuccessful) applicants for a Bitcoin ETF believes the odds of this happening anytime soon are very low. Want a Bitcoin ETF? Better Wait According to Wilshire...

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S&P DJI Releases Bitcoin and Ethereum Indexes

S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched three new cryptocurrency indices. The S&P Bitcoin Index, S&P Ethereum Index, and S&P Crypto Mega Cap Index (a combination of Bitcoin and Ethereum) will allow retail traders to easily gain exposure to these two behemoth cryptocurrencies. A Long-Awaited Move People have been waiting for a traditional finance product that tracks cryptocurrency prices for a long time. S&P announced last year that a cryptocurrency index would...

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Banks Are Feeling Crypto Heat Thanks to Coinbase

Coinbase has gone public, and it looks like Wall Street and some of America’s largest and most prestigious banks are feeling the heat. The popular cryptocurrency exchange began trading its new stock last Wednesday on the Nasdaq, letting the financial world know that it was here to stay, and that cryptocurrency is going to continue to attract the attention of investors. Banks Are Really Feeling Pressure as of Late For the most part, cryptocurrencies and banks have not...

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Goldman Sachs to Launch Its Bitcoin Offering for Wealth Managers In Q2 2021

Mary Rich, the investment bank’s incoming global head of digital assets for the private wealth management division, told CNBC in an exclusive interview that they will launch the service in Q2 2021.  ″We are working closely with teams across the firm to explore ways to offer thoughtful and appropriate access to the ecosystem for private wealth clients, and that is something we expect to offer in the near-term,” Rich said. Full Spectrum Investments She noted that the bank might...

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One Year Since the 50% Daily Bitcoin Dump: What Has Changed? 

On this day, exactly one year ago, Bitcoin saw one of its worst trading sessions in history. The cryptocurrency lost around 50% of its value and tapped a low at around $3,800. That’s also true for every altcoin, as well as for the traditional financial markets.Nevertheless, it’s safe to say that the cryptocurrency market has come a long way since then. In fact, this was the absolute bottom in the cycle, and it has been up only ever since. Now, 365 days later, Bitcoin’s price is trading at...

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Bitcoin Losing the $50K Mark, Entering Bearish March: The Weekly Crypto Recap

This week was tough across the board, not just in the cryptocurrency market. It was marked by a serious correlation between Bitcoin and the S&P 500, as well as the entire legacy market, in general.As CryptoPotato reported, the abovementioned correlation reached a 5-month high. While this seems to be bearish in the short term, given that the stock market slumped following government bond yield that gave the market a jolt, there’s also a bullish argument to be made.Last weekend, the US...

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Bitcoin Correlation With S&P 500 at 5-Month High: Is This Bearish for BTC?

Bitcoin and traditional financial markets have been highly correlated over the past couple of months. This was clearly displayed over the past couple of weeks where the cryptocurrency followed stocks closely.BTC and S&P 500 Correlation SurgingData from the cryptocurrency analytics resource skew shows that the realized correlation between Bitcoin’s price and the S&p 500 has surged to a 5-month high. The last time it was at these levels was back in November 2020.Bitcoin – S&P 500...

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