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Bitcoin is the pioneer of blockchains and cryptocurrencies, introduced in a white paper released in 2008 by an apparently pseudonymous person or group of people known as Satoshi Nakamoto. The document described a peer-to-peer method of transferring money without the use of financial institutions. The cryptocurrency known as bitcoin or BTC debuted in 2009. Transactions are recorded on a public ledger (a blockchain) by entities known as miners who engage in process called proof-of-work. Miners are rewarded for doing that by getting newly minted bitcoin. Some proponents view BTC as an alternative to fiat currencies and a hedge against inflation. Bitcoin has inspired the creation of numerous other cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects.

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Investment Strategists On Bitcoin’s Anticipated Move to $50K
Investment Strategists on Bitcoin’s Anticipated Move to $50K
Lyn Alden, founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy discusses what to look for as we approach bitcoin’s possible rise to $50K, also touching on the topics of gold, dollar weak...
Investment Strategists On Bitcoin’s Anticipated Move to $50K

MicroStrategy Begins Hiring for New Bitcoin Initiatives
MicroStrategy Begins Hiring for New Bitcoin Initiatives
MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor has become a bitcoin figurehead with the company’s recent purchase of $1B in BTC. The Hash panel discusses what MicroStrategy’s expansion into...
MicroStrategy Begins Hiring for New Bitcoin Initiatives

Institutional Investment in Crypto Has Reached a Crescendo: Kraken
Institutional Investment in Crypto Has Reached a Crescendo: Kraken
Thomas Perfumo, Kraken Head of Business Operations & Strategy, on institutional investment, the correlation between bitcoin (BTC) and risk-on assets, and the narrative of bitc...
Institutional Investment in Crypto Has Reached a Crescendo: Kraken

BNY Mellon Crypto Adoption Shows Consumer Appetite for Bitcoin
BNY Mellon Crypto Adoption Shows Consumer Appetite for Bitcoin
With news this week of BNY Mellon and Mastercard entering the crypto business, the All About Bitcoin Week in Review panel discusses what this means for mainstream crypto adopt...
BNY Mellon Crypto Adoption Shows Consumer Appetite for Bitcoin

Musk's $1.5B Bitcoin Buy Sets the Tone for a Week of Corporate Adoptions
Musk’s $1.5B Bitcoin Buy Sets the Tone for a Week of Corporate Adoptions
Join Friday’s Week in Review panel for a discussion about the significance of Tesla’s decision, his tweets about Dogecoin, and what it all means for bitcoin.
Musk's $1.5B Bitcoin Buy Sets the Tone for a Week of Corporate Adoptions

Brian Brooks Reacts To Tesla's Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise To All Time High
Brian Brooks Reacts To Tesla’s Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise To All Time High
Tesla’s Bitcoin purchase sends BTC soaring to over $44K. The company also plans to accept BTC as payment. Former Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks weighs in, she...
Brian Brooks Reacts To Tesla's Purchase of $1.5B Bitcoin and Resulting BTC Price Rise To All Time High

2021 Will Be “Tough Year” For U.S. Dollar
2021 Will Be “Tough Year” For U.S. Dollar
OANDA’s Senior Market Analyst Edward Moya says 2021 will be a “tough year” for the U.S. dollar. Moya discusses the effect of dollar weakness on bitcoin (BTC) and crypto prices...
2021 Will Be “Tough Year” For U.S. Dollar

SEC Comm Peirce on Bitcoin ETPs, Crypto Adoption by Corporates
SEC Comm Peirce on Bitcoin ETPs, Crypto Adoption by Corporates
SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce reacts to corporates buying bitcoin (BTC), saying an exchange-traded product would be more efficient and cost-effective.
SEC Comm Peirce on Bitcoin ETPs, Crypto Adoption by Corporates

Jack Dorsey & Jay-Z Donate 500 Bitcoin for New Endowment Fund
Jack Dorsey & Jay-Z Donate 500 Bitcoin for New Endowment Fund
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is teaming up with rapper Jay-Z to create a new endowment named “Btrust” to fund Bitcoin development with an initial focus on teams in Africa and India...
Jack Dorsey & Jay-Z Donate 500 Bitcoin for New Endowment Fund

NYC Vs. Miami:  Which City Should Become the Crypto Capital of the World?
NYC vs. Miami: Which City Should Become the Crypto Capital of the World?
Andrew Yang, former presidential candidate and present New York City mayoral candidate, says NYC should become a hub for crypto. “The Hash” panel weighs in on the new battle t...
NYC Vs. Miami:  Which City Should Become the Crypto Capital of the World?