Skybridge Capital Founder Predicts $100K Bitcoin Price This Year Due to ‘Heavy Demand’ and Diminishing Supply

The founder of asset management firm Skybridge Capital, Anthony Scaramucci, has predicted that the price of bitcoin will reach $100,000 before the year-end simply due to supply and demand. “You don’t have a lot of supply out there and very heavy demand,” he said. His firm currently has over half a billion dollars in bitcoin. Skybridge’s Founder Expects $100K Bitcoin Before End of Year Skybridge Capital founder and managing partner Anthony Scaramucci talked about his expectations for the price of bitcoin and his firm’s investment in the cryptocurrency during an…

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DEX goals diverge as SushiSwap (SUSHI) and Uniswap (UNI) rally to new highs

The goals and development of SushiSwap and Uniswap are diverging as each exchange’s governance token reaches new all-time highs. Uniswap and SushiSwap have emerged as two of the top decentralized exchanges (DEXs) that are leading the current DeFi bull run higher. Despite a controversial start for SushiSwap, the last few months have seen it catching up to Uniswap in terms of activity on the platform, total value locked, and the price of its SUSHI governance token. A recent report from Delphi Digital took a closer look at the two projects…

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‘Big Short’ Investor Michael Burry Warns Governments Could ‘Squash’ Bitcoin

Hedge fund manager Michael Burry, famed for forecasting the 2008 financial crisis, has warned that governments could “squash” bitcoin in an inflationary crisis. Expecting more massive stimulus from the government, he said to “prepare for inflation.” Michael Burry Shares His View on Bitcoin American investor Michael Burry has warned that governments could “squash” bitcoin and even gold to protect their own currencies. Burry founded hedge fund Scion Capital and is best known for being the first investor to foresee and profit from the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis that occurred between…

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First-Ever North American Bitcoin ETF Breaks Records In Opening Week

The first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to receive regulatory approval in North America has already demonstrated the market’s huge appetite for such a product. The Purpose Bitcoin ETF (ticker: BTCC), brought to market by Purpose Investments earlier this week, traded $80 million worth of shares in its first hour and $200 million in its first day — a figure that’s ten times greater than that of the average ETF and broke records in Canada, according to Bloomberg senior ETF analyst Eric Balchunas. The Canada Bitcoin ETF (BTCC) traded $200m shares…

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Here’s how multi-leg options allow traders to profit from $2K Ethereum price

Using multi-leg options can give traders a less risky way to invest in Ethereum price as it pushes above $2,000. This week Ether (ETH) price finally broke through the $2,000 level as aggressive institutional inflow through Grayscale Investments products and declining exchange reserves signaled that buying pressure was increasing. While many traders are skilled at using perpetual futures and the basic margin investing tools available on most exchanges, they may be unaware of additional instruments that can be used to maximize their gains. One simple way, albeit expensive, is buying…

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Bitcoin pizza all over again — delivery driver reportedly cashes in on $400 BTC tip

“I let the pizza guy choose between $5 in fiat or BTC. Needless to say, he chose wisely,” said the Redditor. A driver who held $5 in Bitcoin (BTC) as a tip for his pizza delivery services has reportedly resurfaced after seven years. According to a post from Redditor btcbible, the Bitcoiner ordered a pizza on Dec. 28, 2013 and gave the delivery driver two options for his tip: a $5 bill, or 0.0069 BTC on a paper wallet. The value was roughly the same at the time, given the price…

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Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard Confident Bitcoin Not a Threat to US Dollar

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, James Bullard, has shared his view on the future of bitcoin. He is confident that the cryptocurrency poses no threat to the U.S. dollar. Referencing the unpopularity of various versions of dollars issued before the Civil War by banks, Bullard predicts the same fate will happen to bitcoin. St. Louis Fed’s President Says Bitcoin’s Popularity Won’t Threaten the Dollar James Bullard said in an interview with CNBC last week that increasing interest in bitcoin, coupled with all-time high prices, does…

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Former BoE, BoC Governor Mark Carney joins Stripe board of directors

Mark Carney, one of the most prominent central bankers of the post-financial crisis era, has officially joined the digital payments company. Stripe has all but abandoned cryptocurrency payment solutions for the time being, but its founders are positive about the emerging industry. After paving the way for digital currency innovation at the Bank of England, or BoE, Mark Carney has officially joined the board of directors at Stripe — a company that’s committed to building new commerce solutions for the internet.  Stripe introduced Carney as board member on Sunday, where…

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Ripple now registered as a Wyoming business

“More crypto companies are realizing Wyoming is a better domicile than Delaware due to our crypto-friendly laws,” said Caitlin Long. Blockchain-based payments firm Ripple Labs has now registered a business in Wyoming. According to records from the Wyoming Secretary of State, Ripple Markets WY LLC’s status as a local business is listed as “active” after an initial filing in February 2020. As a limited liability company in Wyoming, Ripple’s registered agent will be based in Cheyenne. “More crypto companies are realizing Wyoming is a better domicile than Delaware due to…

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Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, AAVE, ATOM, NEO, VET

Select altcoins continue to move higher as traders attempt to push Bitcoin price to $60,000. The Purpose Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund debuted on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Feb. 18 and has quickly ramped up trading volumes of about $400 million worth of shares in two days. This is quite impressive, considering that the equity market in Canada is only a fraction of the size of the U.S. markets. This shows strong demand for Bitcoin and investor’s preference to take the ETF route to establish fresh positions. Last week, Bitcoin…

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