Risk of ‘Significant Drawdowns’ Pushes Cypherpunk Holdings to Sell Entire Stash of Bitcoin and Ethereum – Bitcoin News

On Tuesday, the Canada-based investment firm Cypherpunk Holdings Inc. announced that the company has sold all of its bitcoin and ethereum due to the “risk of further significant drawdowns.” The company has transitioned its treasury to cash after selling 214.72 bitcoin and 205.82 ethereum as Cypherpunk Holdings continues “to see systemic risks propagating” across the … Read more

U.S. dollar index retreats from 20 year highs — but will DXY topping spark a Bitcoin recovery?

The U.S. dollar index (DXY) retreated broadly from its prevailing bull run in the past two weeks, dropping by up to 3.20% after hitting its two-decade high of 105. Overvaluation risks grip dollar market Dollar’s correction in the last two weeks preceded twelve months of relentless buying. To recap, the greenback’s weight against the basket … Read more

Circle Says USDC Reserve Backed Entirely in Cash and Short-Dated US Treasuries – Bitcoin News

On May 13, Circle’s chief financial officer Jeremy Fox-Geen published a blog post called “How to Be Stable,” following the aftermath of Terra’s stablecoin implosion. Circle’s CFO explained that since usd coin’s inception, the stablecoin aims to be “the most transparent and trusted dollar digital currency.” Terra’s Stablecoin De-Pegging Incident Has Cast a Spotlight on … Read more

ECB Favors Transparency Over Privacy in Digital Euro Design, Presentation Reveals – Finance Bitcoin News

The European Central Bank (ECB) leans toward a “transparent” digital euro over one that ensures a higher level of privacy for its users, a presentation devoted to the project has indicated. In the document, the monetary authority explores different privacy options for the eurozone’s digital fiat. User Anonymity Not Desirable for Digital Euro, ECB Says … Read more