Investment

Earning with DeFi yield farming: Rocket science or child’s play?

Yield farming has experienced a Cambrian explosion of sorts over the last few months, thanks in part to the emergence of various decentralized finance protocols. In its most basic sense, yield farming can be thought of as a process where users provide liquidity to DeFi protocols and are rewarded with a yield/return, usually in the …

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MicroStrategy’s now-bullish CEO explains why he bashed Bitcoin back in 2013

Back in 2013, Michael Saylor, CEO of business intelligence giant MicroStrategy, posted a tweet against Bitcoin (BTC), forecasting a grim future for the asset. Fast-forward to 2020, during which Saylor’s company now holds a major bullish position in BTC. #Bitcoin days are numbered. It seems like just a matter of time before it suffers the same …

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Framework’s Michael Anderson: ‘Ethereum is where DeFi will continue to be’

Following the collapse of initial coin offerings, venture capital became the primary funding source for cryptocurrency projects. A slew of crypto-native funds opened their doors, one of them being Framework Ventures, a fund primarily investing in decentralized finance that was co-founded by Michael Anderson and Vance Spencer. Cointelegraph previously reported on Anderson’s philosophy of network …

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Turkey Residents Panicking Over Massive Inflation

Rampant inflation is affecting Turkish residents’ confidence in the lira fiat currency. According to a Reuters report on August 14, locals are dumping lira and converting it to dollars and buying gold.  Even with market interventions and reassuring stories about monetary stability coming from the government, local’s faith in the lira is on a downwards …

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Report: Bitcoin Untied from the Economic Cycle, ‘Largely Uncorrelated to Other Asset Classes’

On Tuesday, Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a report which shows that bitcoin is a unique asset, but is “largely uncorrelated to other asset classes” like commodities and traditional stocks. Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a new report on August 18 that shows bitcoin (BTC) is establishing itself as an investment store of …

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Barstool Sports Founder Holds to 2017 Stance on Bitcoin

Barstool Sports’ millionaire founder, Dave Portnoy, recently re-tweeted his 2017 video on Bitcoin, saying his view on the asset has not changed.  “For everybody trying to get me in the Bitcoin game, I made this video in 2017,” Portnoy said in a June 19, 2020 tweet. “I still feel this way.” Portnoy’s 2017 sentiment Active …

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When Ferrari? Tokenized Supercar Gives European Investors Exposure to Asset Class

Crypto startup CurioInvest is selling tokens for a rare supercar valued with a $1.1 million hard cap. The tokens represent a limited-edition 2015 Ferrari F12 TDF, a supercar that in 2016 was valued around $450,000, but which was listed at auction in Los Angeles for more than $1.5 million just eight months later. Rey Fernando …

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Blockchain Is Part Of China’s Master Plan for New Competitor Island to Hong Kong

Chinese authorities have released a master plan for turning southern island province Hainan into a free trade port, Xinhua news reports on June 1. A trade port system will focus on facilitating free trade, investment and cross-border capital flows in the whole island. Government institutions reform The master plan encourages government institutions to use blockchain …

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Andreessen Horowitz Forecasts Fourth Crypto Bull Cycle

Less than a month after launching a new $515 million crypto fund, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is predicting that “high-quality projects” may drive a new growth cycle in the industry. The famous venture capital fund, which has a substantial crypto portfolio, said in a post Friday it anticipated some of the better projects created in the …

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