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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

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Kevin O'Leary Says He Won't Sell Any Crypto Despite Downturn – 'You Just Have to Stomach It'

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says he is not selling any of his cryptocurrencies despite the crypto market downturn. “Long term, you just have to stomach it. You have to understand you’ll get volatility,” he stressed.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Confirms He'll Keep Buying and Supporting Dogecoin

 

Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed his commitment to dogecoin (DOGE). He confirms that he will keep buying and supporting the meme cryptocurrency. The price of dogecoin climbed following his statements amid a crypto market downturn.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

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Kevin O'Leary Shares Crypto Investing Strategy — 20% of His Portfolio Now in Crypto and Blockchain

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has shared his cryptocurrency investment strategy. He revealed that 20% of his portfolio is now in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. “The whole point is you don’t know who is going to win.”

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JackDorsey

Jack Dorsey

The founder of financial tech company Block Inc.

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'Education Is Power'— Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z Launch Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn

 

The founder of financial tech company Block Inc., Jack Dorsey announced he is collaborating with the rapper Jay-Z by launching a Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn. The Bitcoin Academy’s mission aims to empower and provide education to the region. The project’s website further details that residents of Marcy House, located in Brooklyn, New York will be eligible for free courses and other benefits like internet data plans.

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Tim Draper

Venture capitalist

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Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Soar Past His $250K Estimate

 

Venture capitalist Tim Draper has doubled down on his bitcoin price prediction of $250,000 by the end of this year or early next year. However, he explained why he expects the price of the cryptocurrency to soar past his estimate.

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Dawn Fitzpatrick

Soros Fund Management’s chief executive and chief investment officer

| CRYTO |

Soros Fund's CEO: Recession Is Inevitable and Crypto Is Here to Stay

 

Soros Fund Management’s chief executive and chief investment officer, Dawn Fitzpatrick, says cryptocurrency is here to stay and it’s already gone mainstream. She also believes that a recession is inevitable.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Spacex and Tesla CEO

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Elon Musk Says Spacex Will Soon Accept Dogecoin for Merchandise — Starlink Subscriptions Could Follow

 

Spacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that dogecoin will soon be accepted at Spacex for merchandise, in the same way Tesla is accepting DOGE payments. Furthermore, Starlink subscriptions may also be paid with dogecoin “one day.”

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ted cruz

 U.S. Senator

| BITCOIN |

US Senator Cruz 'Incredibly Bullish' on Bitcoin — Says 'I Have a Weekly Buy'

 

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz says he is “incredibly bullish” on bitcoin and purchases the cryptocurrency weekly for his portfolio. Emphasizing that cryptocurrency “will change the world,” the senator said, “Uncontrolled, decentralized currency is terrifying for those who want control of currency.”

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

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Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — Reveals Why He Remains Bullish

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the cryptocurrency to test a new bottom before getting in, which he indicated could be as low as $9K.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| BITCOIN |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Plans to Buy Bitcoin When the 'Bottom Is In' — Says It Could Be at $17K

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, believes bitcoin could crash to $17K. However, he also believes the cryptocurrency “will win” because America is led by the three stooges. He has been recommending bitcoin to investors alongside gold and silver.

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

| BITCOIN |

Veteran Investor Bill Miller Remains Bullish on Bitcoin — Confirms He Has a Lot of BTC

 

Famed value investor and fund manager Bill Miller says he has “a lot” of bitcoin and has not sold any despite the recent crypto sell-off. He insisted that investors should put some of their liquid net worth in the cryptocurrency.

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Eric Schmidt

Former Google CEO

| WEB3 |

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Starts Investing in Cryptocurrency — Finds Web3 Economics 'Interesting'

 

Eric Schmidt, a former Google CEO whose net worth is $22.8 billion, reveals that he has put “a little bit” of money into cryptocurrency. He added that he finds Web3’s economics “interesting,” noting that the platforms and the use patterns are interesting.

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Gavin Newsom

California Governor

| WEB3 |

California Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order on Crypto, Blockchain, and Web3

 

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order on crypto and blockchain to create a comprehensive and harmonized framework for Web3 technology to thrive. “California is a global hub of innovation, and we’re setting up the state for success with this emerging technology,” said the governor.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| CRYPTO |

Kevin O'Leary Shares Crypto Investing Strategy — 20% of His Portfolio Now in Crypto and Blockchain

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has shared his cryptocurrency investment strategy. He revealed that 20% of his portfolio is now in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. “The whole point is you don’t know who is going to win.”

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Mattie Parker

Fort Worth mayor

| BITCOIN |

Fort Worth Is Mining Bitcoin in City Hall, Mayor Wants to Transform Region Into a Tech-Friendly City

 

On Tuesday, Fort Worth mayor Mattie Parker and Fort Worth revealed that the city is now the first U.S. city government in the country to mine bitcoin. According to the announcement, the city of Fort Worth has partnered with the Texas Blockchain Council to embark on the crypto mining endeavor.

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Michael Saylor

MicroStrategy (MSTR) CEO

| BITCOIN |

Michael Saylor: Biden’s Executive Order Akin to POTUS Giving ‘Green Light to Bitcoin’

 

MicroStrategy (MSTR) CEO Michael Saylor gave a number of reasons for why he thinks bitcoin (BTC) will continue to gain adoption and increase in price in a chat at the Bitcoin 2022 conference here on Thursday.
­­­­­On the political front, Saylor, whose company owns roughly $6 billion worth of bitcoin, said President Joe Biden’s recent executive order directing various federal agencies to coordinate their approach to regulating the sector amounted to the “president of the United States giving a green light to bitcoin.”

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Steve Wozniak

Apple Co-Founder

| CRYTO |

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak on Crypto: Bitcoin Is 'Pure-Gold Mathematics'

 

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Bitcoin is “the only one that’s pure-gold mathematics.” He is skeptical of most other cryptocurrencies. In addition, Wozniak is a fan of the metaverse but is less enthusiastic about non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase CEO

| BLOCKCHAIN |

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to Shareholders: Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Are Real

 

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon sees decentralized finance (defi) and blockchain as real, new technologies that can be deployed in both private and public fashion. He also noted that JPMorgan is at the forefront of this innovation.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| BITCOIN |

Kevin O'Leary Predicts Trillions of Dollars Will Flood Into Crypto — Says Bitcoin Mining Will 'Save the World'

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has predicted that trillions of dollars will flow into cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. In addition, he said bitcoin mining will “save the world.”

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Do Kwon

Terra’s Founder

| BITCOIN |

Terra’s Founder Do Kwon 'Looks Forward to Building With Bitcoin' — Project Reportedly Acquires $125M in BTC

 

Just recently, Terra founder Do Kwon hinted at purchasing $3 billion in bitcoin to bolster the protocol’s reserves and according to a number of reports and blockchain analysis, Terra purchased $125 million worth of bitcoin on March 21. The following day, bitcoin’s fiat value jumped to a high of $43,079 per unit and there’s been lots of discussions concerning Terra’s reported bitcoin buy.

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Sylvia Jablonski

Defiance CEO

| BITCOIN |

Defiance CEO 'Completely Bullish on Bitcoin' — Says It's 'a Good Time to Get in'

 

The head of Defiance ETFs says she is “completely bullish on bitcoin.” Noting that it is a “good time” to get into the cryptocurrency, she explained why she believes the price of bitcoin will reach $100K.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| CRYPTO |

Robert Kiyosaki Warns US Dollar 'About to Implode' — Advises Buying Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has warned that the U.S. dollar is “about to implode.” Among the investments he suggested are cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ethereum, and solana.

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Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor

| BITCOIN |

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says State Is 'Figuring out Ways' to Allow Businesses to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin

 

Florida governor, Ron DeSantis explained at a press conference on Tuesday that he’s spoken with state agencies and told them to figure out ways for businesses to pay tax with cryptocurrencies. During the signing ceremony for a bill focused on financial literacy, DeSantis said that the government is working on accepting bitcoin “for payments in the state of Florida.

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Steve Wozniak

Apple Co-Founder

| BITCOIN |

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Expects Bitcoin to Hit $100K — Says 'I Just Really Feel It From All of the Interest'

 

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expects the price of bitcoin to hit $100,000. “I just really feel it from all of the interest,” he explained. “The interest in crypto is so high.”

 

 

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Peter Thiel

Billionaire Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

| BITCOIN |

Peter Thiel Says His ‘Biggest Mistake of the Decade Was Getting Too Late and Too Little Into Bitcoin’

 

During a discussion published on March 12, 2022, the billionaire entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Peter Thiel discussed how he built Paypal with fellow co-founders Max Levchin, David Sacks, and Luke Nosek. Toward the end of the hour-long conversation, the topic quickly turned to cryptocurrencies and Thiel stressed that his “biggest mistake” during the last ten years “was getting too late and too little into bitcoin.”

 

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Peter Brandt

Veteran Trader

| BITCOIN |

Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Gives Gen Zers Advice: 'Contribute Monthly Savings to Bitcoin and Hold'

 

Popular commentator and veteran trader Peter Brandt gave advice to Gen Zers and said that they should contribute savings to bitcoin and stocks of solid companies. In the same Twitter thread, Brandt noted that “crypto is still unproven,” but also said that those that know him best, know he’s been “bullish for years.”

 

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Cory Booker

U.S. Senator

| CRYPTO |

US Senator Booker: Cryptocurrency Can Bring Growth to American Economy if Properly Regulated

 

U.S. Senator Cory Booker sees cryptocurrency as “an exciting innovation with the potential to bring growth to the American economy if properly nurtured and regulated.” The senator from New Jersey is encouraged by President Joe Biden’s executive order on crypto regulation.

 

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Anthony Scaramucci

The founder of Skybridge Capital

| BITCOIN |

Skybridge Capital Founder Doubles Down on $100K Bitcoin Prediction — Expects BTC to Reach $500K Long-Term

 

The founder of Skybridge Capital has doubled down on his $100K bitcoin price prediction. He also believes that bitcoin could reach $500K a coin in the long run. “But we’ve got some work to do here from a regulatory perspective,” he stressed. The executive also advised how an average investor should get into bitcoin.

 

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Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator

| BITCOIN |

US Senator Says He's Bullish on Bitcoin Because It's Decentralized, Uncontrollable

 

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz says one of the reasons he is so bullish on bitcoin is because it is decentralized and not controllable. He added that “China recently banned bitcoin because they can’t control it, which is the exact same reason Elizabeth Warren hates bitcoin.”

 

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Pussy Riot

The Russian art collective

| NFT |

Pussy Riot Spearhead NFT Sale to Help Raise Funds for Ukraine

 

Russian punk band/activists Pussy Riot have teamed with several cryptocurrency groups to mint an NFT that will be sold this weekend to raise funds for Ukrainian civilian groups.

Ukrainian flag, the sale of which will benefit Ukraine’s Come Back Alive, “one of the most effective and transparent Ukrainian charitable and volunteer initiatives.”

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Vladimir Putin

Russian politician and The current president of Russia

|  CRYPTO |

Bitcoin Falls Below $35,000 As Putin Orders Military Operation In Ukraine

 

The price of bitcoin dropped below $35,000 for the first time since January on Thursday as Russia began its military operation in Ukraine, a selloff that some analysts have previously warned could continue to worsen until tensions subside in eastern Europe.

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Ricardo Salinas Pliego

The third-richest billionaire in Mexico

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Mexico's Third Richest Billionaire Says Buy Bitcoin, Forget About Selling, You'll Thank Me Later

 

The third-richest billionaire in Mexico, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, advises to buy bitcoin, keep buying while the price is still low, and hold the crypto without thinking of selling. “Trust me, you’re going to thank me later,” he affirmed.

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Ryan Reynolds

Hollywood Star

|  CRYPTO |

Hollywood Star Ryan Reynolds on Crypto: 'It's Emerging as a Huge Player'

 

Famous actor Ryan Reynolds says crypto is “emerging as a huge, huge player.” The Hollywood star added that “companies are doing a good job of bringing it into a sort of safer, more mainstream light.”

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

|  BITCOIN |

Billionaire Bill Miller Has 'Very Big' Bitcoin Position — Calls BTC 'Insurance Against Financial Catastrophe'

 

Veteran investor and fund manager Bill Miller says he has “a very big position” in bitcoin and expects to see a lot of institutional adoption this year, particularly among endowments and foundations. “Bitcoin is insurance against financial catastrophe,” he opined.

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tim cook

tim cook

Apple CEO

|  METAVERSE |

Apple on Metaverse: We See a Lot of Potential and Are Investing — CEO Tim Cook Says 'It's Very Interesting to Us'

 

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the metaverse has a lot of potential and his company is investing accordingly. “It’s very interesting to us,” he noted. Global investments banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have predicted that the metaverse could be an $8 trillion opportunity.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| BITCOIN |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Says the Fed and Treasury Are Destroying the Dollar, Advises Saving Bitcoin

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has warned that the Federal Reserve and the Treasury are destroying the U.S. dollar. Noting that they are sending billions of dollar savers and uninformed investors to “financial hell,” he advised, “Save gold, silver, and bitcoin.”

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Vladimir Putin

Russian politician and The current president of Russia

| CRYPTO |

Putin In Favor Of Bitcoin Mining, Opposes Crypto Ban Proposal

 

President Vladimir Putin argued in favor of bitcoin mining citing the competitive advantages it brings for the country, thus opposing the crypto mining ban recently proposed by the Central Bank following the pressure from Russia’s Federal Security Service.

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Eric Adams

Eric Adams

The mayor of New York City

| CRYPTO |

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Converts First Paycheck to Bitcoin and Ether via Coinbase

 

The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, has received his first paycheck in bitcoin and ether via Coinbase. “Promise made, promise kept,” the mayor said, referring to his promise to take his first three paychecks in cryptocurrency.

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Christopher Brendler

Wall Street investment firm D.A. Davidson’s analyst 

| MINING |

Bitcoin Miners’ Margins Are Still ‘Quite Healthy’ Even After Recent Sell-Off: D.A. Davidson

 

Bitcoin miners are still generating healthy profits, despite the sharp sell-off in crypto prices and an increase in the network hashrate, Wall Street investment firm D.A. Davidson’s analyst wrote on Tuesday.

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JackDorsey

Jack Dorsey

Twitter founder

| MINING |

Jack Dorsey's Payments Company Is 'Officially Building an Open Bitcoin Mining System'

 

In mid-October 2021, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey revealed the payments firm Block Inc. (formally Square) was considering joining the bitcoin mining industry. Three months later, Dorsey tweeted that his firm was “officially building an open bitcoin mining system.”

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor Bill Miller Now Has 50% of His Personal Wealth in Bitcoin

 

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire Bill Miller is so bullish on bitcoin that it and investments tied closely to the crypto now represent 50% of his personal assets, he revealed in a video interview with WealthTrack published on Friday.

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Eric Adams

The mayor of New York City

| BITCOIN |

NYC Mayor Undeterred by Falling Bitcoin Price, Says Buying the Dip Could Yield 'Good Profit'

 

The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, is not deterred by bitcoin’s volatility, noting that buying the dip could yield “a good profit.” He reiterated that he will receive his first three paychecks in bitcoin and will make New York City the center of blockchain technology.

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Jeremy Siegel

Finance Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

| BITCOIN |

Wharton's Professor Warns About Inflation, Predicts Many Rate Hikes, Says Bitcoin Has Replaced Gold for Millennials

 

A finance professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has warned about inflation and the Fed hiking rates many more times than the market expects. He also said that bitcoin has become the new gold for the millennials.

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Jihan Wu

Matrixport Founder

| CRYPTO |

Matrixport Founder Jihan Wu Believes Crypto Space Will Swell to 'Tens of Trillions of Dollars'

 

During the first week of May, the digital currency entrepreneur Jihan Wu said at a conference that he expects the crypto industry to surpass the internet and the following August, Wu’s firm Matrixport raised $100 million and joined the crypto industry’s growing list of unicorns. An interview with Wu was published and the billionaire said that he believes crypto and blockchain space will grow to tens of trillions of dollars in value.

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Ron DeSantis

The American politician and attorney serving as the 46th governor of Florida

| CRYPTO |

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes Creating a Cryptocurrency Payment System for State Fees

 

The American politician and attorney serving as the 46th governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, announced the state’s 2022-23 budget proposal last week and proposed an idea to let businesses pay state fees with crypto assets. The governor’s “Freedom First Budget” suggests creating a department in Florida to accept state fees in cryptocurrencies.

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Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

The founder of Bridgewater Associates

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Ray Dalio's Investing Advice: Avoid Cash, Think in Inflation-Adjusted Dollars, Crypto Helps Diversify

 

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has shared his investment strategy with cryptocurrency as part of his portfolio. He warned that cash is the worst investment because it is eaten away by inflation.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

The American actress and businesswoman

| CRYPTO |

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Invests in Bitcoin Mining Operation Terawulf

 

The American actress and businesswoman Gwyneth Paltrow has participated in an investment round involving the bitcoin mining operation Terawulf. According to reports, Paltrow and a group of investors made a “substantial, 8-digit equity investment” in the company. Paltrow is well known for her involvement with cryptocurrencies and joined the crypto firm Abra in 2017 as an advisor.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

| CRYPTO |

Elon Musk Says Bitcoin Suitable for Store of Value, Dogecoin for Transactions as Time Names Him Person of the Year

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, says bitcoin is suitable as a store of value while the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin is more suitable for transactions. “Even though it’s created as a silly joke, dogecoin is better suited for transactions,” Musk said.

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David Solomon

David Solomon

CEO of Goldman Sachs 

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Believes Blockchain Is More Important Than Bitcoin

 

David Solomon, CEO of Goldman Sachs, one of the leading banking institutions in the world, has stated his opinion on the bitcoin vs blockchain dilemma. To Solomon, bitcoin is not as important as the advancements in technology that implementing blockchain and other new ledger-based tools can bring to the traditional finance world.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| CRYPTO |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Says He's Buying Bitcoin and Ether as Inflation Escalates

 

The author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has revealed that he is buying more bitcoin and ether amid rising inflation concerns. “Inflation is a tax on the poor and middle class. Inflation makes the rich richer,” he stressed.

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Eric Adams

Eric Adams

New York City Mayor-elect

| BITCOIN |

New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Will Take First 3 Paychecks in Bitcoin, Promises to Make NYC Center of Crypto

 

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams says that he will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin. He has also promised to make NYC the center of crypto. “NYC it’s going to be the center of the cryptocurrency industry and other fast-growing innovative industries,” he said.

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Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Lets Twitter Poll Decide if He Should Sell $20 Billion in Tesla Stock — Investors Suggest Buy Bitcoin

 

Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has asked his Twitter followers whether he should sell his Tesla stock. He has also promised to abide by the results of the poll. Many people urge Musk to sell his Tesla shares and put money into cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin.

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Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder

Blackrock’s chief investment officer

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Could 'Go up Significantly,' Says CIO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock

 

The chief investment officer of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says he could see bitcoin going up significantly. “I like assets that are volatile that have upside convexity,” he said.

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Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

The founder of Cardano

| CRYPTO |

Cardano's Charles Hoskinson Expects Cryptocurrencies to Play Larger Role in Afghanistan

 

The founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson, says that he expects cryptocurrencies to “play a larger role” in Afghanistan amid war with the Taliban forces.

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Curtis Sliwa

Curtis Sliwa

Candidate for NYC mayor

| CRYPTO |

Candidate for Mayor Promises to Make NYC the Most Cryptocurrency-Friendly City in US

 

Curtis Sliwa, a candidate for New York City (NYC) mayor, said that he will make his city “the most cryptocurrency-friendly city” in the U.S. if he is elected. He joins a growing list of mayors and mayoral candidates in growing cryptocurrency adoption.

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Scott Melker

Scott Melker

Crypto trader and investor

| BITCOIN |

'Wolf of All Streets' Trader Expects Bitcoin to Surpass $100K Within 6 to 12 Months

 

Crypto trader and investor Scott Melker, also known as “The Wolf of All Streets,” expects the price of bitcoin to hit new all-time highs by the end of the year. “I would not be surprised at all to see bitcoin trading in six figures within the next six to 12 months, or ethereum even pushing towards $10,000 in that time,” he said. The trader also sees the Senate’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill as the biggest advertisement in history for bitcoin.

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Alberto Fernandez

Alberto Fernandez

President of Argentina

| CRYPTO |

President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender

 

Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina, stated he is open to the adoption of cryptocurrencies as legal tender in an interview this week. Fernandez said there is a big discussion around the value and use of cryptocurrencies not only in Argentina but also all over the world. However, he recognized this issue should be treated carefully, and acknowledged he had limited knowledge in the subject of cryptocurrencies.

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Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

An adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management

| CRYPTO |

Governments Need to Stop Dismissing Crypto as Illicit Payments and Reckless Speculation, Says El-Erian

 

Mohamed El-Erian, an adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management, says that “The time has come for more western governments to stop dismissing the crypto revolution as some mix of illicit payments schemes and reckless financial speculation.”

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Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Hints Tesla Owns About 42K Bitcoins

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of its bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30.

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Steve Cohen

The senior Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence

| BITCOIN |

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

 

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range.

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Steve Cohen

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Steve Cohen: 'I'm Doing a Deep Dive Into Crypto, I'm Fully Converted, I'm Not Missing This'

 

Billionaire investor and CEO of Point 72 Asset Management, Steve Cohen, says he is taking a deep dive into cryptocurrency. Emphasizing that he is “fully converted,” the billionaire said, “I’m not going to miss this. I already feel like I missed the first part of it.”

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Kim Kardashian

The celebrity influencer 

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive

 

The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Tesla Will Resume Taking Bitcoin as Payment Once Miners Go 50% Green, Musk Says

 

Tesla will resume accepting bitcoin as payment once the cryptocurrency’s power-hungry miners go halfway green, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The news appears to have driven up the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Tim Wu

Tim Wu

Top advisor To The Biden Administration

| BITCOIN |

White House Tech Advisor Tim Wu Keeps at Least $1 Million in Bitcoin

 

Tim Wu, top advisor to the Biden administration on technology and competition policy, holds more than $1 million in cryptocurrency, shows a recently filed financial disclosure. The antitrust expert, who is known as a prominent big tech critic, has in the past questioned the value of bitcoin.

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Farhad Dejpasand

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

 

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts and withstand foreign sanctions, according to the country’s minister for economy and finance. The high-ranking official believes the government can’t interfere with their development for too long.

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Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Miami Mayor

| BITCOIN |

Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says 'Buy the Dip'

 

The mayor of the U.S. city of Miami, Francis Suarez, explains how he plans to make his city the capital of bitcoin. He believes that issues surrounding cryptocurrency “will work themselves out,” adding that “in the end, there is only one thing to do: buy the dip.”

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Changpeng

CEO of Binance

| BITCOIN |

No One Can Shut Down Bitcoin, Says Binance CEO CZ

 

It is already impossible for a single entity to kill bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology, so state governments and regulators should embrace blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, said the chief executive of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”

| BITCOIN |

Robert Kiyosaki Urges Crypto Investors to Buy the Dip, Says 'Stop Whining and Take Action'

 

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” says now that bitcoin is “crashing,” it is a buying opportunity, especially for those who said that they could not afford it before. Alternatively, he said they can “Buy coins that outperform bitcoin for pennies,” reiterating that the Fed, Treasury, and Biden are the problems, not bitcoin or Elon Musk.

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Wyoming Governor

Mark Gordon

Wyoming Governor

| CRYPTO |

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Owns Crypto

 

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon revealed he owns cryptocurrencies during his appearance at CoinDesk’s Consensus virtual conference Monday, surprising at least one high-profile bitcoiner. Caitlin Long, the main catalyst for Wyoming’s favorable crypto regulations, commented on Twitter that despite working with him closely, she hadn’t known Gordon was a hodler.

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Cathie Wood

Cathie Wood

CEO of Ark Investment Management 

| BITCOIN |

Ark Investment’s Cathie Wood Says Bitcoin Will Go to $500,000

 

Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood said in a Bloomberg TV interview that bitcoin will go to $500,000 despite the largest cryptocurrency plunging to a low of almost $30,000 on Wednesday.

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Kjell Inge Rokke

Kjell Inge Rokke

Norwegian billionaire

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Becoming Mainstream Is Inevitable — Elon Musk's Comments 'Haven’t Changed Anything'

 

Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke says bitcoin becoming mainstream is inevitable. Unlike Tesla, which stopped accepting cryptocurrency, Rokke’s company is now considering accepting bitcoin as a means of payment, emphasizing that Elon Musk’s comments about the cryptocurrency’s environmental issues have not changed anything.

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Mark Yusko

CEO of Morgan Creek

| BITCOIN |

Morgan Creek Founder Predicts $250K Bitcoin Within Five Years

 

Mark Yusko, the founder and CEO of investment-management firm Morgan Creek Capital Management, says bitcoin could reach $250,000 within the next five years. Yusko told CBNC’s Trading Nation on Friday that’s because bitcoin is more than just a store of value.

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Gary Gensler 

New SEC Chairman

| BITCOIN |

New SEC Chairman Unveils Policies for Cryptocurrencies, Calls Bitcoin 'Scarce Store of Value'

 

The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has shared his view on how the SEC plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. He calls bitcoin “a digital, scarce store of value” and stresses the need to put in place some investor protections for this asset class.

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elon-musk

Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Confirms He Owns Bitcoin, Has Not Sold Any — Tesla Intends to Hold BTC Long Term, Sold Some to Prove Liquidity

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that he owns bitcoin and has not sold any of his holdings. His company Tesla, however, has sold some of its bitcoins, which Musk says it’s “essentially to prove liquidity of bitcoin.” Tesla’s Master of Coin says the company believes in the value of bitcoin and will keep holding the cryptocurrency long term as well as accumulating from car sales.

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Eminem

Eminem

American Rapper

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Hip-Hop Legend Eminem Launches Beat-Inspired Animated NFTs for Stans

 

The critically acclaimed rap phenomenon Marshall Mathers, professionally known as Eminem has revealed he is jumping into the non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles game. Eminem is auctioning three types of NFTs via Nifty Gateway and each design was created by the hip-hop legend.

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Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Fund Manager Bill Miller Says Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble — BTC Entering Mainstream as Demand Grows Faster Than Supply

 

Bill Miller, the founder and chief investment officer of Miller Value Partners, does not think bitcoin is a bubble. Instead, he said it is at the beginning of mainstream adoption. Remaining bullish on the cryptocurrency, the famed value investor explained that bitcoin’s price will rise as the demand for the crypto is growing faster than its supply.

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Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan

The President of The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

| BITCOIN |

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.” Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.”

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Ron Conway

Ron Conway

American Venture Capitalis

| CRYPTO |

"Crypto Economy Is the Next Multitrillion Dollar Opportunity"

 

Famed Silicon Valley “super angel” investor Ron Conway sees the crypto economy as the next multitrillion-dollar opportunity in innovation. The Silicon Valley legend likens Coinbase to Google after the company’s IPO via a direct listing on Nasdaq.

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Larry Fink

Larry Fink

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

| CRYPTO |

"I Am Fascinated By Cryptocurrency, Believing That It Could Become A ‘Great Asset Class’".

 

The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that he is fascinated by cryptocurrency, believing that it could become a “great asset class.” However, he said that Blackrock has not received many inquiries from its institutional clients about having bitcoin in their portfolios.

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daniel loeb

daniel loeb

American Billionaire Investor

| CRYPTO |

Daniel Loeb’s $17B Hedge Fund Is Keeping Crypto With Coinbase – And Maybe Even Staking It

 

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s “deep dive into crypto” last month led his $17.6 billion hedge fund to a familiar place: a custody deal with Coinbase.

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Rick Caruso

rick caruso

The Founder of Caruso Company

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s Real Estate Firm Plans to Accept Bitcoin For Rent Payments

 

On Wednesday (April 7), American billionaire businessman Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of real estate and hospitality company Caruso, said during an interview that his company will soon accept Bitcoin for rent payments from residential and commercial tenants.

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

The Founder of Hilton Hotels

| BITCOIN |

Paris Hilton Says She Is “Very, Very Excited” About Bitcoin, Stating That “It’s Definitely The Future.” 

 

“I’ve always loved to be an innovator and I did my first NFT in March of 2020 and it won the NFT Charity Award, the best one of the year, so that was exciting and now to see it just blow up in the past couple months has been so exciting,” she began.

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Mike Novogratz

Michael Novogratz

Galaxy Digital’s Billionaire CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin on 'Inevitable Path' To Reach Gold’s Market Cap”

 

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to meet or exceed gold’s market capitalization amid a rapid wave of retail and institutional adoption of the digital asset.

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Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

"Miami Wants To Be The Hub For Bitcoin"

 

Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami is selling his city as the world’s cryptocurrency capital. “We want to be on the next wave of innovation,” he said.

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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

American Entrepreneur

| BLOCKCHAIN |

‘It’s Like The Early Days of The Internet’ When ‘A Lot of People Thought We Were Crazy’

 

According to Cuban, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, one of those things will be the evolution of blockchain technology and the companies that follow from it.

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David M. Solomon

Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs

| BITCOIN |

Goldman Sachs To Become Second Big Bank Offering Bitcoin To Wealthy Clients

 

Goldman expects to begin offering bitcoin exposure to clients of its private wealth management division in the second quarter of 2021.

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Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Investor

| BITCOIN |

Bill Miller's Trust To Invest up To $300 Million In Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

 

Bill Miller plans to put 15% of the Miller Opportunity Trust's $2.25 billion assets into Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust. The announcement comes soon after the investor penned a letter championing Bitcoin as a growing investment.

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elon-musk

ELON MUSK

Tesla CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb On J.K. ROWLING: BTC Is “Solid” Compared To Fiat Money.

 

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb on J.K. Rowling: BTC Is “Solid” Compared to Fiat Money. For the third time in a few months, Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk decided to name drop Bitcoin on Twitter. This time, Musk shocked the industry, writing that the leading cryptocurrency is looking “solid” compared to fiat money.

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George Soros

George Soros

American Billionaire Investor

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor George Soros’ Fund Reveals Bitcoin ‘Inflection Point’ Bet

 

"When it comes to crypto generally, I think we're at a really important moment in time. Something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset but for the fact that we've increased money supply in the U.S. by 25%,"

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Ray Dalio

American Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

There's A Good Chance The US Will Outlaw Bitcoin Altogether - Just Like It Once Banned Gold

 

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, has raised concerns the US government could ban bitcoin altogether if it becomes too successful. Dalio told Yahoo Finance the history of money suggested policymakers would want to stamp down on alternative currencies that could challenge the dominance of the dollar.

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Jeffrey Gundlach

DoubleLine CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold”

 

“Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach has had a change of heart on bitcoin. Gundlach – CEO of DoubleLine Capital, an investment firm with more than $130 billion in assets under management – now says bitcoin could be a better bet than gold. 

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Marc Lasry

American Billionaire

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Lasry, Ex-CFTC Head Giancarlo Invest in Crypto Firm BlockTower

 

Hedge-fund manager and sports-team co-owner Marc Lasry and former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Christopher Giancarlo have taken stakes in crypto-asset and blockchain investment firm BlockTower Capital

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Richard-Byworth

Richard Byworth

CEO of Diginex

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Rise to $175K by End of 2021”

 

Richard Byworth, CEO of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Diginex, foresees bitcoin tripling in value before 2022. “We are modeling out about $175,000 for the price of bitcoin by the end of this year,” Byworth said.

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Jordan Belfort

American Author

| BITCOIN |

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Predicts Bitcoin Hitting $100K

 

Jordan Belfort, the author and former stockbroker known as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has changed his previous critical stance on bitcoin, predicting the cryptocurrency’s price will go on to hit $100,000.

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LL Cool J

LL Cool J

American rapper

| CRYPTO |

$72M Crypto Fund Backed by Paul Tudor Jones and LL Cool J Comes Out of Stealth

 

LL Cool J is now investing in crypto startups. The rapper and entrepreneur is part of a glitzy roster of limited partners backing North Island Ventures’ newly revealed $72 million VC fund. 

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Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

English actress

| BITCOIN |

Maisie Williams asks about Bitcoin. Memefest ensues, and Elon Musk joins the party.

 

Maisie Williams – also known as Arya Stark, daughter of Lady Catelyn and Lord Eddard, acolyte of the Faceless Men, you know the one – is considering buying some bitcoins.

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JackDorsey

JACK DORSEY Mauris 

CEO of Twitter Inc.

| BITCOIN |

Jack Dorsey Expects Bitcoin To Become The World’s ‘Single Currency’ In About 10 Years

 

“The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” Dorsey said in the article. He acknowledged that bitcoin “does not have the capabilities right now to become an effective currency.”

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PEOPLE OF CRYPTO

Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| CRYTO |

Kevin O'Leary Says He Won't Sell Any Crypto Despite Downturn – 'You Just Have to Stomach It'

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says he is not selling any of his cryptocurrencies despite the crypto market downturn. “Long term, you just have to stomach it. You have to understand you’ll get volatility,” he stressed.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

| CRYTO |

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Confirms He'll Keep Buying and Supporting Dogecoin

 

Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed his commitment to dogecoin (DOGE). He confirms that he will keep buying and supporting the meme cryptocurrency. The price of dogecoin climbed following his statements amid a crypto market downturn.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| CRYTO |

Kevin O'Leary Shares Crypto Investing Strategy — 20% of His Portfolio Now in Crypto and Blockchain

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has shared his cryptocurrency investment strategy. He revealed that 20% of his portfolio is now in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. “The whole point is you don’t know who is going to win.”

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JackDorsey

Jack Dorsey

The founder of financial tech company Block Inc.

| BITCOIN |

'Education Is Power'— Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z Launch Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn

 

The founder of financial tech company Block Inc., Jack Dorsey announced he is collaborating with the rapper Jay-Z by launching a Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn. The Bitcoin Academy’s mission aims to empower and provide education to the region. The project’s website further details that residents of Marcy House, located in Brooklyn, New York will be eligible for free courses and other benefits like internet data plans.

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Tim Draper

Venture capitalist

| BITCOIN |

Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Explains Why Bitcoin Will Soar Past His $250K Estimate

 

Venture capitalist Tim Draper has doubled down on his bitcoin price prediction of $250,000 by the end of this year or early next year. However, he explained why he expects the price of the cryptocurrency to soar past his estimate.

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Dawn Fitzpatrick

Soros Fund Management’s chief executive and chief investment officer

| CRYTO |

Soros Fund's CEO: Recession Is Inevitable and Crypto Is Here to Stay

 

Soros Fund Management’s chief executive and chief investment officer, Dawn Fitzpatrick, says cryptocurrency is here to stay and it’s already gone mainstream. She also believes that a recession is inevitable.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Spacex and Tesla CEO

| CRYTO |

Elon Musk Says Spacex Will Soon Accept Dogecoin for Merchandise — Starlink Subscriptions Could Follow

 

Spacex and Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that dogecoin will soon be accepted at Spacex for merchandise, in the same way Tesla is accepting DOGE payments. Furthermore, Starlink subscriptions may also be paid with dogecoin “one day.”

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ted cruz

 U.S. Senator

| BITCOIN |

US Senator Cruz 'Incredibly Bullish' on Bitcoin — Says 'I Have a Weekly Buy'

 

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz says he is “incredibly bullish” on bitcoin and purchases the cryptocurrency weekly for his portfolio. Emphasizing that cryptocurrency “will change the world,” the senator said, “Uncontrolled, decentralized currency is terrifying for those who want control of currency.”

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| BITCOIN |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — Reveals Why He Remains Bullish

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the cryptocurrency to test a new bottom before getting in, which he indicated could be as low as $9K.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| BITCOIN |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Plans to Buy Bitcoin When the 'Bottom Is In' — Says It Could Be at $17K

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, believes bitcoin could crash to $17K. However, he also believes the cryptocurrency “will win” because America is led by the three stooges. He has been recommending bitcoin to investors alongside gold and silver.

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

| BITCOIN |

Veteran Investor Bill Miller Remains Bullish on Bitcoin — Confirms He Has a Lot of BTC

 

Famed value investor and fund manager Bill Miller says he has “a lot” of bitcoin and has not sold any despite the recent crypto sell-off. He insisted that investors should put some of their liquid net worth in the cryptocurrency.

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Eric Schmidt

Former Google CEO

| WEB3 |

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt Starts Investing in Cryptocurrency — Finds Web3 Economics 'Interesting'

 

Eric Schmidt, a former Google CEO whose net worth is $22.8 billion, reveals that he has put “a little bit” of money into cryptocurrency. He added that he finds Web3’s economics “interesting,” noting that the platforms and the use patterns are interesting.

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Gavin Newsom

California Governor

| WEB3 |

California Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order on Crypto, Blockchain, and Web3

 

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order on crypto and blockchain to create a comprehensive and harmonized framework for Web3 technology to thrive. “California is a global hub of innovation, and we’re setting up the state for success with this emerging technology,” said the governor.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| CRYPTO |

Kevin O'Leary Shares Crypto Investing Strategy — 20% of His Portfolio Now in Crypto and Blockchain

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has shared his cryptocurrency investment strategy. He revealed that 20% of his portfolio is now in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. “The whole point is you don’t know who is going to win.”

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Mattie Parker

Fort Worth mayor

| BITCOIN |

Fort Worth Is Mining Bitcoin in City Hall, Mayor Wants to Transform Region Into a Tech-Friendly City

 

On Tuesday, Fort Worth mayor Mattie Parker and Fort Worth revealed that the city is now the first U.S. city government in the country to mine bitcoin. According to the announcement, the city of Fort Worth has partnered with the Texas Blockchain Council to embark on the crypto mining endeavor.

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Michael Saylor

MicroStrategy (MSTR) CEO

| BITCOIN |

Michael Saylor: Biden’s Executive Order Akin to POTUS Giving ‘Green Light to Bitcoin’

 

MicroStrategy (MSTR) CEO Michael Saylor gave a number of reasons for why he thinks bitcoin (BTC) will continue to gain adoption and increase in price in a chat at the Bitcoin 2022 conference here on Thursday.
­­­­­On the political front, Saylor, whose company owns roughly $6 billion worth of bitcoin, said President Joe Biden’s recent executive order directing various federal agencies to coordinate their approach to regulating the sector amounted to the “president of the United States giving a green light to bitcoin.”

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Steve Wozniak

Apple Co-Founder

| CRYTO |

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak on Crypto: Bitcoin Is 'Pure-Gold Mathematics'

 

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Bitcoin is “the only one that’s pure-gold mathematics.” He is skeptical of most other cryptocurrencies. In addition, Wozniak is a fan of the metaverse but is less enthusiastic about non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase CEO

| BLOCKCHAIN |

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to Shareholders: Decentralized Finance, Blockchain Are Real

 

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon sees decentralized finance (defi) and blockchain as real, new technologies that can be deployed in both private and public fashion. He also noted that JPMorgan is at the forefront of this innovation.

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Kevin O'Leary

Shark Tank star

| BITCOIN |

Kevin O'Leary Predicts Trillions of Dollars Will Flood Into Crypto — Says Bitcoin Mining Will 'Save the World'

 

Shark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has predicted that trillions of dollars will flow into cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. In addition, he said bitcoin mining will “save the world.”

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Do Kwon

Terra’s Founder

| BITCOIN |

Terra’s Founder Do Kwon 'Looks Forward to Building With Bitcoin' — Project Reportedly Acquires $125M in BTC

 

Just recently, Terra founder Do Kwon hinted at purchasing $3 billion in bitcoin to bolster the protocol’s reserves and according to a number of reports and blockchain analysis, Terra purchased $125 million worth of bitcoin on March 21. The following day, bitcoin’s fiat value jumped to a high of $43,079 per unit and there’s been lots of discussions concerning Terra’s reported bitcoin buy.

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Sylvia Jablonski

Defiance CEO

| BITCOIN |

Defiance CEO 'Completely Bullish on Bitcoin' — Says It's 'a Good Time to Get in'

 

The head of Defiance ETFs says she is “completely bullish on bitcoin.” Noting that it is a “good time” to get into the cryptocurrency, she explained why she believes the price of bitcoin will reach $100K.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| CRYPTO |

Robert Kiyosaki Warns US Dollar 'About to Implode' — Advises Buying Bitcoin, Ethereum, Solana

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has warned that the U.S. dollar is “about to implode.” Among the investments he suggested are cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ethereum, and solana.

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Ron DeSantis

Florida Governor

| BITCOIN |

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says State Is 'Figuring out Ways' to Allow Businesses to Pay Taxes in Bitcoin

 

Florida governor, Ron DeSantis explained at a press conference on Tuesday that he’s spoken with state agencies and told them to figure out ways for businesses to pay tax with cryptocurrencies. During the signing ceremony for a bill focused on financial literacy, DeSantis said that the government is working on accepting bitcoin “for payments in the state of Florida.

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Steve Wozniak

Apple Co-Founder

| BITCOIN |

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Expects Bitcoin to Hit $100K — Says 'I Just Really Feel It From All of the Interest'

 

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expects the price of bitcoin to hit $100,000. “I just really feel it from all of the interest,” he explained. “The interest in crypto is so high.”

 

 

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Peter Thiel

Billionaire Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

| BITCOIN |

Peter Thiel Says His ‘Biggest Mistake of the Decade Was Getting Too Late and Too Little Into Bitcoin’

 

During a discussion published on March 12, 2022, the billionaire entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Peter Thiel discussed how he built Paypal with fellow co-founders Max Levchin, David Sacks, and Luke Nosek. Toward the end of the hour-long conversation, the topic quickly turned to cryptocurrencies and Thiel stressed that his “biggest mistake” during the last ten years “was getting too late and too little into bitcoin.”

 

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Peter Brandt

Veteran Trader

| BITCOIN |

Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Gives Gen Zers Advice: 'Contribute Monthly Savings to Bitcoin and Hold'

 

Popular commentator and veteran trader Peter Brandt gave advice to Gen Zers and said that they should contribute savings to bitcoin and stocks of solid companies. In the same Twitter thread, Brandt noted that “crypto is still unproven,” but also said that those that know him best, know he’s been “bullish for years.”

 

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Cory Booker

U.S. Senator

| CRYPTO |

US Senator Booker: Cryptocurrency Can Bring Growth to American Economy if Properly Regulated

 

U.S. Senator Cory Booker sees cryptocurrency as “an exciting innovation with the potential to bring growth to the American economy if properly nurtured and regulated.” The senator from New Jersey is encouraged by President Joe Biden’s executive order on crypto regulation.

 

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Bill Miller Shares Current Crypto Outlook: 'It's Very Bullish for Bitcoin'

 

Veteran investor and fund manager Bill Miller explains why he thinks that it is currently “very bullish for bitcoin.” Miller noted that Russia has almost 50% of its reserves in currencies that are controlled by people who want to do them harm.

 

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Anthony Scaramucci

The founder of Skybridge Capital

| BITCOIN |

Skybridge Capital Founder Doubles Down on $100K Bitcoin Prediction — Expects BTC to Reach $500K Long-Term

 

The founder of Skybridge Capital has doubled down on his $100K bitcoin price prediction. He also believes that bitcoin could reach $500K a coin in the long run. “But we’ve got some work to do here from a regulatory perspective,” he stressed. The executive also advised how an average investor should get into bitcoin.

 

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Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator

| BITCOIN |

US Senator Says He's Bullish on Bitcoin Because It's Decentralized, Uncontrollable

 

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz says one of the reasons he is so bullish on bitcoin is because it is decentralized and not controllable. He added that “China recently banned bitcoin because they can’t control it, which is the exact same reason Elizabeth Warren hates bitcoin.”

 

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Pussy Riot

The Russian art collective

| NFT |

Pussy Riot Spearhead NFT Sale to Help Raise Funds for Ukraine

 

Russian punk band/activists Pussy Riot have teamed with several cryptocurrency groups to mint an NFT that will be sold this weekend to raise funds for Ukrainian civilian groups.

Ukrainian flag, the sale of which will benefit Ukraine’s Come Back Alive, “one of the most effective and transparent Ukrainian charitable and volunteer initiatives.”

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Vladimir Putin

Russian politician and The current president of Russia

|  CRYPTO |

Bitcoin Falls Below $35,000 As Putin Orders Military Operation In Ukraine

 

The price of bitcoin dropped below $35,000 for the first time since January on Thursday as Russia began its military operation in Ukraine, a selloff that some analysts have previously warned could continue to worsen until tensions subside in eastern Europe.

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Ricardo Salinas Pliego

The third-richest billionaire in Mexico

|  BITCOIN |

Mexico's Third Richest Billionaire Says Buy Bitcoin, Forget About Selling, You'll Thank Me Later

 

The third-richest billionaire in Mexico, Ricardo Salinas Pliego, advises to buy bitcoin, keep buying while the price is still low, and hold the crypto without thinking of selling. “Trust me, you’re going to thank me later,” he affirmed.

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Ryan Reynolds

Hollywood Star

|  CRYPTO |

Hollywood Star Ryan Reynolds on Crypto: 'It's Emerging as a Huge Player'

 

Famous actor Ryan Reynolds says crypto is “emerging as a huge, huge player.” The Hollywood star added that “companies are doing a good job of bringing it into a sort of safer, more mainstream light.”

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

|  BITCOIN |

Billionaire Bill Miller Has 'Very Big' Bitcoin Position — Calls BTC 'Insurance Against Financial Catastrophe'

 

Veteran investor and fund manager Bill Miller says he has “a very big position” in bitcoin and expects to see a lot of institutional adoption this year, particularly among endowments and foundations. “Bitcoin is insurance against financial catastrophe,” he opined.

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tim cook

tim cook

Apple CEO

|  METAVERSE |

Apple on Metaverse: We See a Lot of Potential and Are Investing — CEO Tim Cook Says 'It's Very Interesting to Us'

 

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the metaverse has a lot of potential and his company is investing accordingly. “It’s very interesting to us,” he noted. Global investments banks Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs have predicted that the metaverse could be an $8 trillion opportunity.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| BITCOIN |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Says the Fed and Treasury Are Destroying the Dollar, Advises Saving Bitcoin

 

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has warned that the Federal Reserve and the Treasury are destroying the U.S. dollar. Noting that they are sending billions of dollar savers and uninformed investors to “financial hell,” he advised, “Save gold, silver, and bitcoin.”

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Vladimir Putin

Russian politician and The current president of Russia

| CRYPTO |

Putin In Favor Of Bitcoin Mining, Opposes Crypto Ban Proposal

 

President Vladimir Putin argued in favor of bitcoin mining citing the competitive advantages it brings for the country, thus opposing the crypto mining ban recently proposed by the Central Bank following the pressure from Russia’s Federal Security Service.

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Eric Adams

Eric Adams

The mayor of New York City

| CRYPTO |

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Converts First Paycheck to Bitcoin and Ether via Coinbase

 

The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, has received his first paycheck in bitcoin and ether via Coinbase. “Promise made, promise kept,” the mayor said, referring to his promise to take his first three paychecks in cryptocurrency.

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Christopher Brendler

Wall Street investment firm D.A. Davidson’s analyst 

| MINING |

Bitcoin Miners’ Margins Are Still ‘Quite Healthy’ Even After Recent Sell-Off: D.A. Davidson

 

Bitcoin miners are still generating healthy profits, despite the sharp sell-off in crypto prices and an increase in the network hashrate, Wall Street investment firm D.A. Davidson’s analyst wrote on Tuesday.

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JackDorsey

Jack Dorsey

Twitter founder

| MINING |

Jack Dorsey's Payments Company Is 'Officially Building an Open Bitcoin Mining System'

 

In mid-October 2021, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey revealed the payments firm Block Inc. (formally Square) was considering joining the bitcoin mining industry. Three months later, Dorsey tweeted that his firm was “officially building an open bitcoin mining system.”

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Bill Miller

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire 

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor Bill Miller Now Has 50% of His Personal Wealth in Bitcoin

 

Market-beating fund manager and billionaire Bill Miller is so bullish on bitcoin that it and investments tied closely to the crypto now represent 50% of his personal assets, he revealed in a video interview with WealthTrack published on Friday.

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Eric Adams

The mayor of New York City

| BITCOIN |

NYC Mayor Undeterred by Falling Bitcoin Price, Says Buying the Dip Could Yield 'Good Profit'

 

The mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, is not deterred by bitcoin’s volatility, noting that buying the dip could yield “a good profit.” He reiterated that he will receive his first three paychecks in bitcoin and will make New York City the center of blockchain technology.

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Jeremy Siegel

Finance Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

| BITCOIN |

Wharton's Professor Warns About Inflation, Predicts Many Rate Hikes, Says Bitcoin Has Replaced Gold for Millennials

 

A finance professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has warned about inflation and the Fed hiking rates many more times than the market expects. He also said that bitcoin has become the new gold for the millennials.

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Jihan Wu

Matrixport Founder

| CRYPTO |

Matrixport Founder Jihan Wu Believes Crypto Space Will Swell to 'Tens of Trillions of Dollars'

 

During the first week of May, the digital currency entrepreneur Jihan Wu said at a conference that he expects the crypto industry to surpass the internet and the following August, Wu’s firm Matrixport raised $100 million and joined the crypto industry’s growing list of unicorns. An interview with Wu was published and the billionaire said that he believes crypto and blockchain space will grow to tens of trillions of dollars in value.

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Ron DeSantis

The American politician and attorney serving as the 46th governor of Florida

| CRYPTO |

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes Creating a Cryptocurrency Payment System for State Fees

 

The American politician and attorney serving as the 46th governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis, announced the state’s 2022-23 budget proposal last week and proposed an idea to let businesses pay state fees with crypto assets. The governor’s “Freedom First Budget” suggests creating a department in Florida to accept state fees in cryptocurrencies.

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Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

The founder of Bridgewater Associates

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Ray Dalio's Investing Advice: Avoid Cash, Think in Inflation-Adjusted Dollars, Crypto Helps Diversify

 

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has shared his investment strategy with cryptocurrency as part of his portfolio. He warned that cash is the worst investment because it is eaten away by inflation.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

| CRYPTO |

Elon Musk Says Bitcoin Suitable for Store of Value, Dogecoin for Transactions as Time Names Him Person of the Year

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, says bitcoin is suitable as a store of value while the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin is more suitable for transactions. “Even though it’s created as a silly joke, dogecoin is better suited for transactions,” Musk said.

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David Solomon

David Solomon

CEO of Goldman Sachs 

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Believes Blockchain Is More Important Than Bitcoin

 

David Solomon, CEO of Goldman Sachs, one of the leading banking institutions in the world, has stated his opinion on the bitcoin vs blockchain dilemma. To Solomon, bitcoin is not as important as the advancements in technology that implementing blockchain and other new ledger-based tools can bring to the traditional finance world.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

The author of Rich Dad Poor Dad

| CRYPTO |

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Says He's Buying Bitcoin and Ether as Inflation Escalates

 

The author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has revealed that he is buying more bitcoin and ether amid rising inflation concerns. “Inflation is a tax on the poor and middle class. Inflation makes the rich richer,” he stressed.

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Eric Adams

Eric Adams

New York City Mayor-elect

| BITCOIN |

New York City Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Will Take First 3 Paychecks in Bitcoin, Promises to Make NYC Center of Crypto

 

New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams says that he will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin. He has also promised to make NYC the center of crypto. “NYC it’s going to be the center of the cryptocurrency industry and other fast-growing innovative industries,” he said.

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Elon Musk

Tesla and Spacex CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Lets Twitter Poll Decide if He Should Sell $20 Billion in Tesla Stock — Investors Suggest Buy Bitcoin

 

Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has asked his Twitter followers whether he should sell his Tesla stock. He has also promised to abide by the results of the poll. Many people urge Musk to sell his Tesla shares and put money into cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin.

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Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder

Blackrock’s chief investment officer

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Could 'Go up Significantly,' Says CIO of World’s Largest Asset Manager Blackrock

 

The chief investment officer of the world’s largest asset manager, Blackrock, says he could see bitcoin going up significantly. “I like assets that are volatile that have upside convexity,” he said.

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Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson

The founder of Cardano

| CRYPTO |

Cardano's Charles Hoskinson Expects Cryptocurrencies to Play Larger Role in Afghanistan

 

The founder of Cardano and co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson, says that he expects cryptocurrencies to “play a larger role” in Afghanistan amid war with the Taliban forces.

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Curtis Sliwa

Curtis Sliwa

Candidate for NYC mayor

| CRYPTO |

Candidate for Mayor Promises to Make NYC the Most Cryptocurrency-Friendly City in US

 

Curtis Sliwa, a candidate for New York City (NYC) mayor, said that he will make his city “the most cryptocurrency-friendly city” in the U.S. if he is elected. He joins a growing list of mayors and mayoral candidates in growing cryptocurrency adoption.

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Scott Melker

Scott Melker

Crypto trader and investor

| BITCOIN |

'Wolf of All Streets' Trader Expects Bitcoin to Surpass $100K Within 6 to 12 Months

 

Crypto trader and investor Scott Melker, also known as “The Wolf of All Streets,” expects the price of bitcoin to hit new all-time highs by the end of the year. “I would not be surprised at all to see bitcoin trading in six figures within the next six to 12 months, or ethereum even pushing towards $10,000 in that time,” he said. The trader also sees the Senate’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill as the biggest advertisement in history for bitcoin.

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Alberto Fernandez

Alberto Fernandez

President of Argentina

| CRYPTO |

President of Argentina Open to Adopting Cryptocurrencies as Legal Tender

 

Alberto Fernandez, the president of Argentina, stated he is open to the adoption of cryptocurrencies as legal tender in an interview this week. Fernandez said there is a big discussion around the value and use of cryptocurrencies not only in Argentina but also all over the world. However, he recognized this issue should be treated carefully, and acknowledged he had limited knowledge in the subject of cryptocurrencies.

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Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

An adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management

| CRYPTO |

Governments Need to Stop Dismissing Crypto as Illicit Payments and Reckless Speculation, Says El-Erian

 

Mohamed El-Erian, an adviser to Allianz and Gramercy Funds Management, says that “The time has come for more western governments to stop dismissing the crypto revolution as some mix of illicit payments schemes and reckless financial speculation.”

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Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Hints Tesla Owns About 42K Bitcoins

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of its bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30.

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Steve Cohen

The senior Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence

| BITCOIN |

Strategist Mike McGlone Believes Bitcoin Can Jump to $60K Resistance vs. $20K Support

 

The senior commodity strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Mike McGlone, has been long on bitcoin for a while now and he said last month that bitcoin has a “bullish ace up its sleeve.” This week the strategist’s analysis notes that bitcoin prices will likely revert toward the $60K handle in contrast to the $20K support range.

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Steve Cohen

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Steve Cohen: 'I'm Doing a Deep Dive Into Crypto, I'm Fully Converted, I'm Not Missing This'

 

Billionaire investor and CEO of Point 72 Asset Management, Steve Cohen, says he is taking a deep dive into cryptocurrency. Emphasizing that he is “fully converted,” the billionaire said, “I’m not going to miss this. I already feel like I missed the first part of it.”

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Kim Kardashian

The celebrity

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Kim Kardashian Shills Ethereum Max on Instagram, Media Questions Socialites Motive

 

The celebrity influencer Kim Kardashian posted about a project called Ethereum Max on Instagram this week by sharing an advertisement with her 228 million followers. The project Ethereum Max has also been promoted by former Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce and professional boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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Elon Musk 

CEO of Tesla Motors

| BITCOIN |

Tesla Will Resume Taking Bitcoin as Payment Once Miners Go 50% Green, Musk Says

 

Tesla will resume accepting bitcoin as payment once the cryptocurrency’s power-hungry miners go halfway green, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Sunday. The news appears to have driven up the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Tim Wu

Tim Wu

Top advisor To The Biden Administration

| BITCOIN |

White House Tech Advisor Tim Wu Keeps at Least $1 Million in Bitcoin

 

Tim Wu, top advisor to the Biden administration on technology and competition policy, holds more than $1 million in cryptocurrency, shows a recently filed financial disclosure. The antitrust expert, who is known as a prominent big tech critic, has in the past questioned the value of bitcoin.

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Farhad Dejpasand

Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Government Cannot Stand in the Way of Crypto Technologies, Iran Minister Says

 

New technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrency mining, have helped Iran to increase budget receipts and withstand foreign sanctions, according to the country’s minister for economy and finance. The high-ranking official believes the government can’t interfere with their development for too long.

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Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

Miami Mayor Confident Crypto Regulatory Issues Will Be Resolved — Says 'Buy the Dip'

 

The mayor of the U.S. city of Miami, Francis Suarez, explains how he plans to make his city the capital of bitcoin. He believes that issues surrounding cryptocurrency “will work themselves out,” adding that “in the end, there is only one thing to do: buy the dip.”

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Changpeng

CEO of Binance

| BITCOIN |

No One Can Shut Down Bitcoin, Says Binance CEO CZ

 

It is already impossible for a single entity to kill bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology, so state governments and regulators should embrace blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, said the chief executive of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange.

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Robert-Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki

Author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”

| BITCOIN |

Robert Kiyosaki Urges Crypto Investors to Buy the Dip, Says 'Stop Whining and Take Action'

 

Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” says now that bitcoin is “crashing,” it is a buying opportunity, especially for those who said that they could not afford it before. Alternatively, he said they can “Buy coins that outperform bitcoin for pennies,” reiterating that the Fed, Treasury, and Biden are the problems, not bitcoin or Elon Musk.

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Wyoming Governor

Mark Gordon

Wyoming Governor

| CRYPTO |

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Owns Crypto

 

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon revealed he owns cryptocurrencies during his appearance at CoinDesk’s Consensus virtual conference Monday, surprising at least one high-profile bitcoiner. Caitlin Long, the main catalyst for Wyoming’s favorable crypto regulations, commented on Twitter that despite working with him closely, she hadn’t known Gordon was a hodler.

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Cathie Wood

Cathie Wood

CEO of Ark Investment Management 

| BITCOIN |

Ark Investment’s Cathie Wood Says Bitcoin Will Go to $500,000

 

Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood said in a Bloomberg TV interview that bitcoin will go to $500,000 despite the largest cryptocurrency plunging to a low of almost $30,000 on Wednesday.

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Kjell Inge Rokke

Kjell Inge Rokke

Norwegian billionaire

| BITCOIN |

Bitcoin Becoming Mainstream Is Inevitable — Elon Musk's Comments 'Haven’t Changed Anything'

 

Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Rokke says bitcoin becoming mainstream is inevitable. Unlike Tesla, which stopped accepting cryptocurrency, Rokke’s company is now considering accepting bitcoin as a means of payment, emphasizing that Elon Musk’s comments about the cryptocurrency’s environmental issues have not changed anything.

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Mark Yusko

Mark Yusko

CEO of Morgan Creek

| BITCOIN |

Morgan Creek Founder Predicts $250K Bitcoin Within Five Years

 

Mark Yusko, the founder and CEO of investment-management firm Morgan Creek Capital Management, says bitcoin could reach $250,000 within the next five years. Yusko told CBNC’s Trading Nation on Friday that’s because bitcoin is more than just a store of value.

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Gary Gensler 

New SEC Chairman

| BITCOIN |

New SEC Chairman Unveils Policies for Cryptocurrencies, Calls Bitcoin 'Scarce Store of Value'

 

The new chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has shared his view on how the SEC plans to regulate cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. He calls bitcoin “a digital, scarce store of value” and stresses the need to put in place some investor protections for this asset class.

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Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Confirms He Owns Bitcoin, Has Not Sold Any — Tesla Intends to Hold BTC Long Term, Sold Some to Prove Liquidity

 

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that he owns bitcoin and has not sold any of his holdings. His company Tesla, however, has sold some of its bitcoins, which Musk says it’s “essentially to prove liquidity of bitcoin.” Tesla’s Master of Coin says the company believes in the value of bitcoin and will keep holding the cryptocurrency long term as well as accumulating from car sales.

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Eminem

Eminem

American Rapper

| BLOCKCHAIN |

Hip-Hop Legend Eminem Launches Beat-Inspired Animated NFTs for Stans

 

The critically acclaimed rap phenomenon Marshall Mathers, professionally known as Eminem has revealed he is jumping into the non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles game. Eminem is auctioning three types of NFTs via Nifty Gateway and each design was created by the hip-hop legend.

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Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

Fund Manager Bill Miller Says Bitcoin Is Not a Bubble — BTC Entering Mainstream as Demand Grows Faster Than Supply

 

Bill Miller, the founder and chief investment officer of Miller Value Partners, does not think bitcoin is a bubble. Instead, he said it is at the beginning of mainstream adoption. Remaining bullish on the cryptocurrency, the famed value investor explained that bitcoin’s price will rise as the demand for the crypto is growing faster than its supply.

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Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan

The President of The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

| BITCOIN |

Federal Reserve Bank President Says Bitcoin Is Clearly a Store of Value

 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president says bitcoin is clearly “a store of value.” Emphasizing the differences between cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, and central bank digital currencies, he said the latter “won’t necessarily be a store of value.”

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Ron Conway

Ron Conway

American Venture Capitalis

| CRYPTO |

"Crypto Economy Is the Next Multitrillion Dollar Opportunity"

 

Famed Silicon Valley “super angel” investor Ron Conway sees the crypto economy as the next multitrillion-dollar opportunity in innovation. The Silicon Valley legend likens Coinbase to Google after the company’s IPO via a direct listing on Nasdaq.

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Larry Fink

Larry Fink

Chairman and CEO of BlackRock

| CRYPTO |

"I Am Fascinated By Cryptocurrency, Believing That It Could Become A ‘Great Asset Class’".

 

The CEO of Blackrock, the world’s largest asset manager, says that he is fascinated by cryptocurrency, believing that it could become a “great asset class.” However, he said that Blackrock has not received many inquiries from its institutional clients about having bitcoin in their portfolios.

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daniel loeb

daniel loeb

American Billionaire Investor

| CRYPTO |

Daniel Loeb’s $17B Hedge Fund Is Keeping Crypto With Coinbase – And Maybe Even Staking It

 

Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb’s “deep dive into crypto” last month led his $17.6 billion hedge fund to a familiar place: a custody deal with Coinbase.

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Rick Caruso

rick caruso

The Founder of Caruso Company

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Rick Caruso’s Real Estate Firm Plans to Accept Bitcoin For Rent Payments

 

On Wednesday (April 7), American billionaire businessman Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of real estate and hospitality company Caruso, said during an interview that his company will soon accept Bitcoin for rent payments from residential and commercial tenants.

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Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

The Founder of Hilton Hotels

| BITCOIN |

Paris Hilton Says She Is “Very, Very Excited” About Bitcoin, Stating That “It’s Definitely The Future.” 

 

“I’ve always loved to be an innovator and I did my first NFT in March of 2020 and it won the NFT Charity Award, the best one of the year, so that was exciting and now to see it just blow up in the past couple months has been so exciting,” she began.

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Mike Novogratz

Michael Novogratz

Galaxy Digital’s Billionaire CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin on 'Inevitable Path' To Reach Gold’s Market Cap”

 

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz believes Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to meet or exceed gold’s market capitalization amid a rapid wave of retail and institutional adoption of the digital asset.

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Francis X. Suarez

Francis X. Suarez

Mayor of Miami

| BITCOIN |

"Miami Wants To Be The Hub For Bitcoin"

 

Mayor Francis Suarez of Miami is selling his city as the world’s cryptocurrency capital. “We want to be on the next wave of innovation,” he said.

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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

American Entrepreneur

| BLOCKCHAIN |

‘It’s Like The Early Days of The Internet’ When ‘A Lot of People Thought We Were Crazy’

 

According to Cuban, investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, one of those things will be the evolution of blockchain technology and the companies that follow from it.

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David M. Solomon

Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs

| BITCOIN |

Goldman Sachs To Become Second Big Bank Offering Bitcoin To Wealthy Clients

 

Goldman expects to begin offering bitcoin exposure to clients of its private wealth management division in the second quarter of 2021.

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Bill Miller

Bill Miller

American Investor

| BITCOIN |

Bill Miller's Trust To Invest up To $300 Million In Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

 

Bill Miller plans to put 15% of the Miller Opportunity Trust's $2.25 billion assets into Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust. The announcement comes soon after the investor penned a letter championing Bitcoin as a growing investment.

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ELON MUSK

Tesla CEO

| BITCOIN |

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb On J.K. ROWLING: BTC Is “Solid” Compared To Fiat Money.

 

Elon Musk Drops Bitcoin Bomb on J.K. Rowling: BTC Is “Solid” Compared to Fiat Money. For the third time in a few months, Tesla's chief executive Elon Musk decided to name drop Bitcoin on Twitter. This time, Musk shocked the industry, writing that the leading cryptocurrency is looking “solid” compared to fiat money.

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George Soros

George Soros

American Billionaire Investor

| BITCOIN |

Billionaire Investor George Soros’ Fund Reveals Bitcoin ‘Inflection Point’ Bet

 

"When it comes to crypto generally, I think we're at a really important moment in time. Something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset but for the fact that we've increased money supply in the U.S. by 25%,"

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Ray Dalio

American Hedge Fund Manager

| BITCOIN |

There's A Good Chance The US Will Outlaw Bitcoin Altogether - Just Like It Once Banned Gold

 

Ray Dalio, the founder of the world's biggest hedge fund, has raised concerns the US government could ban bitcoin altogether if it becomes too successful. Dalio told Yahoo Finance the history of money suggested policymakers would want to stamp down on alternative currencies that could challenge the dominance of the dollar.

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Jeffrey Gundlach

DoubleLine CEO

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold”

 

“Bond King” Jeffrey Gundlach has had a change of heart on bitcoin. Gundlach – CEO of DoubleLine Capital, an investment firm with more than $130 billion in assets under management – now says bitcoin could be a better bet than gold. 

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Marc Lasry

American Billionaire

| CRYPTO |

Billionaire Lasry, Ex-CFTC Head Giancarlo Invest in Crypto Firm BlockTower

 

Hedge-fund manager and sports-team co-owner Marc Lasry and former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Christopher Giancarlo have taken stakes in crypto-asset and blockchain investment firm BlockTower Capital

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Richard-Byworth

Richard Byworth

CEO of Diginex

| BITCOIN |

“Bitcoin May Rise to $175K by End of 2021”

 

Richard Byworth, CEO of Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Diginex, foresees bitcoin tripling in value before 2022. “We are modeling out about $175,000 for the price of bitcoin by the end of this year,” Byworth said.

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Jordan Belfort

American Author

| BITCOIN |

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Predicts Bitcoin Hitting $100K

 

Jordan Belfort, the author and former stockbroker known as “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has changed his previous critical stance on bitcoin, predicting the cryptocurrency’s price will go on to hit $100,000.

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LL Cool J

LL Cool J

American rapper

| CRYPTO |

$72M Crypto Fund Backed by Paul Tudor Jones and LL Cool J Comes Out of Stealth

 

LL Cool J is now investing in crypto startups. The rapper and entrepreneur is part of a glitzy roster of limited partners backing North Island Ventures’ newly revealed $72 million VC fund. 

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Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams

English actress

| BITCOIN |

Maisie Williams asks about Bitcoin. Memefest ensues, and Elon Musk joins the party.

 

Maisie Williams – also known as Arya Stark, daughter of Lady Catelyn and Lord Eddard, acolyte of the Faceless Men, you know the one – is considering buying some bitcoins.

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JackDorsey

JACK DORSEY Mauris 

CEO of Twitter Inc.

| BITCOIN |

Jack Dorsey Expects Bitcoin To Become The World’s ‘Single Currency’ In About 10 Years

 

“The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” Dorsey said in the article. He acknowledged that bitcoin “does not have the capabilities right now to become an effective currency.”

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