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Here's Brian Brooks's take on Bitcoin and the 'real drivers of growth'

Here’s Brian Brooks’s take on Bitcoin and the ‘real drivers of growth’

Cryptocurrency prices have finally recovered slightly after noting a slump in the first few days of 2022. In fact, the past week saw Bitcoin’s price drop to as low as $39,692. Thanks to the said recovery, some of the positive sentiment seems to be seeping in again. While predicting long-term positivity in an interview with …

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SEC commissioner Hester Peirce is expecting growth in NFT use cases in 2022

SEC commissioner Hester Peirce is expecting growth in NFT use cases in 2022

advertisement SEC commissioner Hester Peirce says she’s expecting an increase in the financialization of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in 2022, and that means holders will have to keep an eye on the ways their activity could run into securities laws. In an interview with CoinDesk’s First Mover on Thursday, Peirce delivered her 2022 outlook. Peirce said …

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SEN drives Silvergate's Q2, but it's looking to Diem for future growth

SEN drives Silvergate’s Q2, but it’s looking to Diem for future growth

Silvergate posted another round of strong quarterly results on Tuesday morning — and the market took notice. Silvergate stock jumped 15% since today’s opening, currently sustaining around $97.60. The firm nearly doubled pretax income compared to last quarter, according to CEO Alan Lane.  “Our success continues to be driven by strong demand for our digital …

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Crypto exchange traffic continued its growth streak in February

Crypto exchange traffic continued its growth streak in February

Crypto exchanges drew more than 400 million website visits during February, according to data tracked by The Block Research. SimilarWeb shows February’s figure — some 431.98 million visits — is higher than at any point since January 2018. Like January 2021’s numbers, the February figure was boosted by elevated activity in crypto markets, with the …

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Online Markets Crypto Expects Significant Growth within 2 Years

Cryptocurrency’s following is growing by the day. More people are beginning to understand what crypto is really all about and how it can benefit the everyday person on the street. The more prominen Cryptocurrency’s following is growing by the day. More people are beginning to understand what crypto is really all about and how …

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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin and the BSA, Signature Deposit Growth, Darknet Crypto Donors

Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin and the BSA, Signature Deposit Growth, Darknet Crypto Donors

Signature Bank’s deposits grew by over $4 billion. Non-profits have rejected bitcoin donations made from hackers. And a FinCEN investigation raises questions about bitcoin mixers and the Bank Secrecy Act. Here’s all the news people are talking about in crypto today. Top shelf Corporate DeFi?R3’s open-source variation of its enterprise blockchain, Corda Network, will see …

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First Mover: Kyber Token's Eightfold Increase Reveals Bet on Future Market-Share Growth

First Mover: Kyber Token’s Eightfold Increase Reveals Bet on Future Market-Share Growth

In cryptocurrency markets, newfangled “decentralized exchanges” like Kyber are piddling compared with more-established and centralized venues like Binance. But in the eyes of traders, it’s the upstarts who are winning lately – at least based on the year-to-date performance of digital tokens affiliated with the various exchanges. Take Kyber Network Crystal (KNC), which is used …

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For Bitcoin's long-term growth, how important are its narratives?

For Bitcoin’s long-term growth, how important are its narratives?

After not having fully fulfilled its promise of emerging as a peer-to-peer electronic cash system, Bitcoin has moved on to other avenues. After a decade long existence, many are convinced that Bitcoin is best suited as a long-term investment tool or as a store a value with scarcity properties that mimic the likes of precious …

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Bitcoin: Is the rise of unregulated crypto-exchanges affecting its growth?

Bitcoin: Is the rise of unregulated crypto-exchanges affecting its growth?

Bitcoin‘s third halving, the most-anticipated event of the year, is finally done and dusted. With regard to the same, many analysts had predicted that the selling pressure from miners would drop and the selling pressure from the exchanges would increase. In a recently released podcast [just hours before the halving event], Willy Woo, an on-chain …

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