Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and even nascent altcoins are a solid “buy,” a previously risk-off investor says. In a blog post released Feb. 8, industry stalwart Arthur Hayes announced a U-turn on his current crypto investment plans. Hayes changes tune on “risky assets” Current macroeconomic conditions stemming from the United States Federal Reserve previously made
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Russian authorities have reportedly arrested the second co-founder of seized cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato. The man, who recently promised to restore the platform’s operations from Russia, was detained at the request of Interpol and may face extradition to France. Another Co-Founder of the Russia-Linked Bitzlato Exchange Apprehended in Moscow Anton Shkurenko, co-founder of the recently busted
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With just a few days left before the old naira banknotes are demonetized on Feb. 10 as scheduled, a court in Nigeria has blocked the country’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, and the central bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, from further extending the deadline. Opponents of the central bank’s old naira demonetization plan have asked Buhari and Emefiele
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Indian crypto exchange Wazirx has denied the allegations made by Binance regarding the relationship between the two crypto exchanges. Emphasizing that the allegations “are false and unsubstantiated,” Wazirx stressed. “As far as Binance’s actions are concerned, we are taking the necessary steps to seek recourse and protect our legal rights.” Wazirx Says Binance’s Accusations Are
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The CEO and co-founder of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, believes that banning retail crypto staking in the United States would be a ‘terrible’ move by the country’s regulators.  Armstrong made the comments in a Feb. 9 Twitter thread which has already been viewed over 2.2 million times, after noting they’ve heard “rumors” that the
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Proposed laws in Israel that would see cryptocurrencies classified as securities would cause huge damage to the local crypto industry, according to the chief of an Israeli crypto service provider. Cointelegraph Magazine editor Andrew Fenton spoke with Ilan Sterk, the CEO of Altshuler Shaham Horizon. The Tel Aviv-based firm provides cryptocurrency custody and trading services
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Bloomberg Intelligence’s senior commodity strategist Mike McGlone has warned that “cryptos may be facing their first real recession.” The Federal Reserve tightening despite the risk of a recession “could be a primary headwind for most risk assets, notably cryptos,” he added. ‘Cryptos May Be Facing Their First Real Recession’ Bloomberg Intelligence (BI), the research arm
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Major crypto exchanges have offered to help the people of Turkey to overcome the consequences of this week’s devastating earthquake. While the crypto industry pledged support, the country’s financial authorities allowed the raising of relief funds through cryptocurrency donations for a charity organization. Leading Exchanges Commit to Supporting the Victims of the Earthquake in Turkey
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United States lawmakers with the Senate Banking Committee have announced three witnesses scheduled to appear before a hearing scheduled on Feb. 14. At the time of publication, the U.S. Senate Banking Committee’s hearing titled ‘Crypto Crash: Why Financial System Safeguards are Needed for Digital Assets’ had witnesses including Vanderbilt University law professor Yesha Yadav, Duke
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