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Bitcoin Is Number One Pick — Asset Manager Confident BTC Will Take Him ‘to the Top’ in Stock Draft Competition

At CNBC’s Stock Draft, an annual stock-picking competition, bitcoin was the number one pick. Tim Seymour, the founder of Seymour Asset Management, believes that the government will come out with regulations that support bitcoin. He is confident that the cryptocurrency will take him “to the top” this year. Bitcoin Was Top Pick at Annual Stock…

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Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger Finds Bitcoin ‘Disgusting and Contrary to the Interest of Civilization’

Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s right-hand man, says he hates bitcoin’s success. “I don’t welcome a currency that’s so useful to kidnappers and extortionists and so forth,” Munger said. Buffett, on the other hand, dodged the question about bitcoin because he did not want to upset the sheer number of investors who…

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No. 1 NFL Draft Pick Trevor Lawrence Puts His Signing Bonus in Cryptocurrencies, Estimated Worth $24 Million

No. 1 NFL Draft Pick Trevor Lawrence has reportedly converted his entire signing bonus to cryptocurrencies via crypto firm Blockfolio. Lawrence is the top overall pick in the 2021 National Football League. His signing bonus is estimated to be around $24 million. NFL Draft Pick Trevor Lawrence Converts Signing Bonus to Cryptocurrencies Clemson quarterback Trevor…

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2021’s Largest Epoch Drop: Bitcoin Network’s Mining Difficulty Dips Over 12%, Hashrate Nears 200 Exahash

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty has seen a massive drop this week, as the metric slid 12.6% and was the largest difficulty drop in 2021. The mining difficulty decline follows the recent electrical outages in China which had affected the network’s hashrate to some degree. Following the difficulty drop, Bitcoin’s hashrate is climbing northbound again nearing the…

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A South African NFT Marketplace Officially Launches After Trial Phase Nets Over $10,000 for Rugby Star Bryan Habana

A South African non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, Momint has officially launched following the end of the two-week trial phase which saw the artwork of former rugby player Bryan Habana fetch over $10,000. More than 800 people from 25 countries took part in the auction. The Momint marketplace, which has been developed as a social media…

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Turkey Updates Cryptocurrency Regulation Amid Payments Ban and Collapsing Exchanges

The Turkish government has updated the country’s cryptocurrency regulation following the banning of cryptocurrencies for payments and failing crypto exchanges. Published in the Official Gazette on Saturday, the new rule adds crypto trading platforms to the list of entities covered by anti-money laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) regulations. The Official Gazette…

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Dogecoin Nears All-Time Highs, Price Launches Higher After Elon Musk’s ‘Dogefather’ SNL Tweet

The infamous meme-crypto dogecoin has seen double-digit gains in recent days after Tesla’s Elon Musk tweeted about his upcoming Saturday Night Live appearance on May 8. On Wednesday, Musk tweeted “The Dogefather SNL May 8,” and a great number of people assume dogecoin will be mentioned to some degree on the show. Dogecoin Captures a…

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UBS Chief Economist Says ‘Bitcoin Is Denied to Minority Groups Who Have Reduced Online Access’

A chief economist at UBS, the largest bank in Switzerland, sees a number of problems with bitcoin. In attempting to answer the question of whether the cryptocurrency defies the zeitgeist, he claims that “bitcoin is denied to those minority groups who have reduced online access.” UBS Chief Economist Sees Multiple Problems With Bitcoin Paul Donovan,…

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From Weak Hands To Strong Hands: Market Pundit Explains Current Trajectory Of Bitcoin

Here are the key takes: ·       BTC is transitioning from a short-term liquid asset to a long-term illiquid asset. ·       A massive rebranding of Bitcoin as an elite digital asset at par with gold appears to be ongoing. ·       Long term holders are mopping off BTCs from short-term holders for keeps. ·       BTCs legitimacy is re-fortified. The past week…