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Considering Coinbase’s COIN? You Might Be Better Buying Bitcoin Instead

Andrew Urquhart, Associate Professor of Finance, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading. Coinbase, the San Francisco-based crypto exchange, is going public on April 14. The company will trade under the ticker COIN and list 114,850,769 shares on the Nasdaq with an initial valuation of USD 100bn. Instead of following the traditional initial… Read more →

Inflation Picks Up In US, New DeFi Investments + More News

Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Economics news US consumer prices rose by the most in more than 8-1/2 years in March as increased vaccinations and massive fiscal stimulus unleashed pent-up demand, kicking off what most economists expect will be a… Read more →

Bank that Had Appetite for Drug Money Has None for Bitcoin

UK bank HSBC found itself under fire again, with commenters arguing that the bank which had appetite for drug money does not have appetite for bitcoin (BTC). After it had been fined for its involvement in facilitating money laundering by Mexican and Colombian drug cartels, HSBC’s recent move - allegedly banning the users of its online share trading platform from purchasing… Read more →

Bitcoin Hits New ATH Above USD 62K, Liquidating Millions In Shorts

The most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC) has started discovering its new all-time highs (ATHs), moving above USD 62,000 for the first time in its history and liquidating almost USD 200m in short trading positions in one hour. A the time of writing (08:25 UTC), BTC is trading at around USD 62,600 and is up by 3% in a day and 6. Read more →

Bitcoin ETFs at the SEC Gate, MicroStrategy’s BTC Pay + More News

Get your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Bitcoin news The American financial regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will be obliged to decide whether to permit another bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), after it posted a… Read more →

14 Years of Art for $500K: Youtuber Ali Spagnola Compiles All Her Free Paintings Into an NFT

In mid-January, Bitcoin.com’s newsdesk wrote about the popular artist and Youtuber, Alicia Dawn “Ali” Spagnola after she “accidentally got bitcoin rich” from her Free Paintings project. Since then, a great number of people told her to create a non-fungible token (NFT) asset with her artwork, so she decided to execute the idea after many requests. Read more →

Bitcoin Is More ‘Public’ Money than Central Bank-Issued Fiat Currencies

If you’ve read a research or policy paper from a government or central bank in recent years, you may have noticed an interesting distinction such institutions tend to make when it comes to money. They like to refer to national fiat currencies as ‘public money’ and cryptocurrencies — as well as other virtual currencies — as ‘private money,’ implying that one… Read more →