Bitcoin’s Leap Past $65K Ignites Speculation of Qatari Billionaire’s Big Buy Post-Atlantis Conference – Bitcoin News

Following bitcoin’s climb beyond the $65,000 mark, social media has been buzzing with discussions about the rumored acquisition of bitcoin by a billionaire from Qatar post the Bitcoin Atlantis conference in Madeira. A sighting of a Qatari jet at the airport subsequent to the Bitcoin Atlantis gathering has caught the public’s attention, with the shared … Read more

Ledger Faces Backlash for Controversial Backup Tool as Crypto Community Expresses Discontent – Bitcoin News

Hardware wallet maker Ledger is facing significant backlash for its recent introduction of a tool enabling users to back up their seed phrases through the transmission of encrypted key fragments to third-party firms. The crypto community has not embraced this new feature, with numerous digital currency users venting their frustration on social media platforms. Ledger’s … Read more

Grayscale Investments Files for 3 New Exchange Traded Funds – Bitcoin News

On May 9, digital currency fund manager Grayscale Investments announced the establishment of the Grayscale Funds Trust and submitted registration filings for three exchange-traded funds with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Grayscale Introduces Grayscale Funds Trust and Files for 3 ETFs As the leading digital currency fund manager, in terms of assets under management … Read more

US Consumer Price Index Rises 0.1% in March, Annual Inflation up 5% From Last Year – Bitcoin News

On Wednesday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, which noted that inflation rose 0.1% last month in March and 5% from a year ago. Annual inflation has dropped for nine consecutive months following the nine times the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate. U.S. Inflation Cools … Read more

China Ready to Talk Asian Monetary Fund to Cut Dollar Dependence, Malaysia Says – Bitcoin News

An idea to establish an Asian Monetary Fund has caught the attention of the Chinese leadership, the head of the Malaysian government revealed. The prime minister believes there is no reason for his country, which is hurting from a strong U.S. dollar, to remain dependent on the greenback. Malaysia Prepares to Trade With China in … Read more

Bitcoin Options Giant Deribit Loses $28 Million in Hot Wallet Hack – Bitcoin News

The world’s largest bitcoin options exchange, Deribit, was hacked for close to $28 million, according to an update from the company’s official Twitter account on Nov. 2. Deribit says that the firm’s hot wallet was drained just before midnight the day prior. Crypto Derivatives Exchange Deribit Loses $28 Million — Company Says Customer Funds Are … Read more

Study: AUM of Crypto Investment Products at Record Lows in June, Trust Products Garner Lowest Total Since December 2020 – Bitcoin News

The latest data from Cryptocompare shows that assets under management (AUM) of crypto investment products reached record lows during the month of June. The data also shows 21 Shares Short Bitcoin ETP as the only digital investment product that registered a positive 30-day return (30.8%) as of June 23. Three Arrows Capital Insolvency Factor The … Read more

TSX-Listed Voyager Digital ‘Temporarily’ Suspends Trading, Deposits, and Withdrawals – Bitcoin News

After the TSX-listed Voyager Digital revealed that it was owed $655 million from Three Arrows Capital (3AC), the company secured a $500 million credit line from Alameda Ventures in order to “safeguard customer assets.” Five days later on July 1, Voyager announced the crypto company was “temporarily suspending trading, deposits, withdrawals and loyalty rewards.” Another … Read more

Mastercard Report: 51% of Survey Respondents Have Completed a Cryptocurrency Transaction in Latam – Bitcoin News

A new report issued by Mastercard, the payment processing giant, has found that most consumers in Latam have knowledge of what cryptocurrency is. The report states that more than half of the consumers in Latam have at least made a transaction involving cryptocurrency. Also, a third of the surveyed declared having used a stablecoin to … Read more