Why the Twitter Hack Was Good for Bitcoin (and It’s Not the Media Attention)

Every year has a handful of days that you’ll never forget. Sometimes for great reasons, sometimes for awful ones, and sometimes because a level of noise and action coalesces into an awareness that something big has shifted. Wednesday was one of those days, with the staccato of compromised Twitter accounts (including ours) escalating to reach […]

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The Dogecoin TikTok Spike Raises Serious Questions About Crypto Markets

This week saw a 125% rise in the price of dogecoin, a cryptocurrency based on a popular 2013 internet meme, created in the same year as both a parody and a “let’s see if this sticks” experiment. Much to even the founder’s surprise, it has not only survived, it has accumulated a loyal following. Clearly. […]

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Why Bitcoin’s Big Rally Is a Sign of Its Resilience

Economic growth figures are starting to trickle in, and, as expected, they’re bad. Really bad. This past week the U.S. reported Q1 GDP growth as -4.8%. Italy’s GDP fell -4.5%, Spain came in at -5.2%, and France trumped that with a whopping -5.8%.  And that’s just warming up – Christine Lagarde, head of the ECB, has warned that euro-area GDP could fall by as much […]

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How Oil Going Negative Could Open the Door for Bitcoin ETFs

This will always be remembered as the week when oil went negative. The economic repercussions of this are staggering and will take months to fully comprehend – but, more short-term, one of the most fascinating aspects is how it knocks universally accepted truths about markets right into the oil can.  Also compelling is what this […]

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