The entrepreneurial mayor brings his recruitment of tech talent to the crypto space with the potential of a 1% investment of the city’s reserves into BTC.This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io.Today on the Brief:Initial jobless claims grow the most since MarchBiden unveils emergency relief planFed Chair Powell discusses...
Creditors can claim 90% of the bitcoin they are owed from Mt. Gox under the terms of deal a pact reached with CoinLab, the bitcoin exchange best known for handling North American bitcoin transactions for Mt.Gox, Bloomberg reported in a series of flash headlines tweeted by Bloomberg reporter...
On this episode of “Money Reimagined” the discussion comes home for an insider’s look at how new, disruptive technology and government interact. For this discussion, hosts Michael Casey and Sheila Warren of the World Economic Forum are joined by Marvin Ammori, best known for his work on network...
Another week, another lifetime lived:  The U.S. President impeached, again. Worldwide COVID-19 deaths close in on 2 million. Bitcoin surges to a record high above $42,000, promptly plunges to almost below $30,000 and then begins a late-week rally above $36,000.Meanwhile, the crypto community has been grappling with some contentious...
Bitcoin is in the red today, following yesterday evening’s announcement of President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan.Top shelfStakeholders stakeThe bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) from ETC Group (recently launched on Switzerland’s SIX stock exchange, though it trades elsewhere) has seen volumes far above all the other 1,800 ETPs...
With the price of BTC bouncing off $40K and the Fed in no rush to issue its own token, CoinDesk’s Market’s Daily is back with the latest crypto news roundup.Add Markets Daily to your Alexa Flash Briefing here.This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io.The U.S. dollar’s rise on the...
(EDITOR’S NOTE: First Mover will not publish Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the U.S., a CoinDesk company holiday. The cryptocurrency market will be open, as it always is.) Bitcoin (BTC) was lower, trading around the $38,000 level where prices have gravitated for...
Numerous exchanges, like Bittrex, have delisted coins that have features to protect user privacy.Explanations of why they’ve done so have been vague or non-existent.It has set up clashes between the exchanges and Zcash, Monero and Dash over whether there is actually regulatory pressure to do so. There is a...
Bitcoin’s two-day rally has stalled as the U.S. dollar gains ground in the wake of Joe Biden’s fiscal stimulus announcement.The U.S. President-elect proposed an emergency relief package worth $1.9 trillion at around 00:15 UTC when bitcoin was changing hands near $39,600. At press time, the leading cryptocurrency by...
"Shreeki" allegedly hacked government portals, bitcoin exchanges and poker sites.