75% surveyed say “No” to Bitcoin in “Money Saving Expert” poll

Martin Lewis, the self-styled “Money Saving Expert” and champion of consumer affairs for the British public, held a poll asking his followers if they own Bitcoin. So far, less than a day in, and the results show almost three-quarters answered: “No, not planning to.” Source: @MartinSLewis on Twitter.com “No, but considering” forms the next most…

U.S. Federal Reserve is cagey about the prospects of a digital dollar

Talk of a digital dollar has been doing the rounds for well over a year now. Speaking to Bloomberg, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell gave an update on the situation, and contrary to popular opinion, a digital dollar looks far from being a done deal. “We are looking carefully, very carefully at the question of whether…

Authorities to regulate one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin markets

Two Nigerian regulatory bodies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have agreed to conduct research to regulate and govern the sector’s booming Bitcoin and crypto market. An opportunity for Nigeria As per a report on local outlet Premium Times, the two bodies made the decision at a lecture…

Logan Paul NFTs sell $3.5 million worth on first day of release

Logan Paul sells $3.5mn worth of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the first day of release. The popular YouTuber launched his line of NFTs last week in collaboration with Bondly – the Polkadot-based decentralized products ecosystem. Logan Paul made $3,540,456 in 1 day. • Dropped the 1st Logan Paul NFT yesterday• 3000 NFTs available• Price: 1…

Bitcoin may suffer several corrections on its way to $200k, suggests Peter Brandt

Peter Brandt, veteran trader and author of “Diary of a Professional Commodity Trader,” pointed out that while Bitcoin’s (BTC) price could reach $200,000, history shows that it’s prone to massive corrections of 30% or more. “In the 2015-2017 bull market in $BTC, there were nine corrections exceeding 30%. Since the Mar 2020 low, there has…

Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS buy the first ETP offering exposure to Polkadot’s DOT

Data from the Bloomberg Terminal has revealed that some of the biggest Wall Street players have bought the world’s first exchange-traded product (ETP) for Polkadot. Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, UBS, and ICAP have all bought different amounts of the Polkadot ETP shares, signaling the rising institutional appetite for crypto derivatives. Major Wall Street players experimenting with…

Cardano’s Daedalus wallet receives its most significant update yet

Version 3.3.0 of the Daedalus wallet brings support for the upcoming Cardano protocol update that delivers native token support to the blockchain. What also stands out from the numerous new features introduced is the ability to register to vote for the Project Catalyst Fund3, removing unnecessary steps from Cardano’s on-chain governance. Daedalus wallet gets a…

BlackRock Chief Investment Officer admits the firm “dabbles” in Bitcoin

Speaking on CNBC Squawkbox, BlackRock’s chief investment officer Rick Rieder admits the firm dabbles with Bitcoin. BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager with approximately $8 trillion in assets under management. The firm is publically listed with a market cap of around $110 billion. BlackRock CIO offers guarded response to Bitcoin position Host Joe Kernen…