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The emergence of cryptocurrency hedge funds

I started exploring Bitcoin first in 2012 and, still today, I am fascinated by the opportunities and future potential digital assets pose as an emerging alternative asset class. One of the most relevant recent developments, which is often not covered, is the emergence of crypto hedge funds. Compared to the early days of crypto assets, …

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Understanding the landscape of decentralized finance

It is no longer news that decentralized finance provides crypto holders with a myriad of opportunities to earn passive income. While this is a known fact, I believe that it does not tell the whole story. Although DeFi’s narrative has successfully captured the attention of crypto investors, there are not enough educational materials out there …

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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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How to analyze crypto tokens properly before investing

If you ask people what they know about cryptocurrency, chances are you’ll hear the words Bitcoin (BTC) or blockchain — or even both. However, what many individuals aren’t aware of is that over 5,000 cryptocurrencies exist in the market today. This huge number makes things a little confusing for investors. With so many options to …

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Europe’s Revolut app now offers crypto trading for Aussie users

After opening its doors to Australians last month, one of the largest brokerage firms in Europe is now offering crypto trading services. U.K.-based money app Revolut announced on Sept. 3 that its tens of thousands of Australian customers are now able to buy, sell, and hold crypto assets. Users can convert their fiat into Bitcoin …

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Institutional crypto interest hasn’t been affected by COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has truly been a watershed event — not just for the financial industry but for the world at large. Many had plans and goals that they wanted to achieve before the year ran out but had to stop. Companies had to file for bankruptcy, and people lost their jobs. Like every sector …

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Bitcoin could help to obtain financial services, making them more accessible

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has recently shot up after months of stability. In April and May, trading prices came in between the narrow range of $9,000 and $10,000, with realized volatility falling to its lowest in three years by mid-July.  The speculation behind the price move has come amid economic uncertainty brought about by …

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Pantera Capital Has Raised 3x More This Year Than It Did in 2019

Pantera Capital, a crypto investment firm that has $600 million under management, had a very good year, but still not as good as 2018. According to a recent SEC disclosure, Pantera Venture Fund III has raised $164,705,834 to date — and a whopping $68,841,379 of that has come over the last twelve months. While the …

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Pomp Thinks BTC’s Market Cap Will Exceed Gold’s in Less Than a Decade

Anthony Pompliano believes that by the end of 2029, the market capitalization of Bitcoin (BTC) will be higher than that of gold. Source: Twitter. The Morgan Creek Digital co-founder’s tweet provoked a reply from Peter Schiff: “By 2029 you’ll be lucky if the market cap of #Bitcoin still exceeds the market cap of a baseball …

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