Bitcoin

3 Countries Tell IMF They Want To Issue Bitcoin Bonds

The governments of at least three countries have formally acknowledged their interest in issuing a sovereign Bitcoin bond to raise capital. Afghanistan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan And Bitcoin Asia Times originally reported the trend April 17 referencing recent statements at this week’s World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings held in Washington DC. Afghanistan, Tunisia […]

Bitcoin

IMF General Manager: Crypto is Shaking the System, We Don’t Want That

Cryptocurrencies are “clearly shaking the system” according the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Christine Legarde states that the emerging crypto space must be monitored and regulated to limit the disruption caused to global stability. The IMF chief opined following a panel at the IMF Spring Meetings, which were held in Washington yesterday. She […]

Blockchain

Wall Street Doesn’t Want Private Keys So We Got Rid of Them, Says Crypto Startup

Cryptography company Curve revealed its Institutional Digital Asset Wallet Service today, which aims to provide financial institutions and enterprises with a storage solution that makes their cryptocurrencies and digital assets instantly available — while also providing total autonomy and eliminating the need for private keys.  Curv claims that it is eliminating the need for somewhat-complicated private […]

Analysis

Want to Kickstart the Next Bitcoin Bullrun? Stop Hodling and Start Spending

As a crypto-community, we’re all guilty of trying to predict the next bitcoin bull-run. Just wait until the bitcoin ETF is approved! It’ll explode when Wall Street embraces crypto. Bitcoin will soar when pension funds start buying bitcoin. JP Morgan’s new cryptocurrency will send prices higher! (Just kidding). Instead of sitting around waiting for these […]

Crypto News

Want to Avoid Taxes for Life? Have 4 Children, Says Hungary’s Anti-Immigration PM

Having kids is hardly a walk in the park. Oftentimes it feels as if the only incentive in the incessant additional child caring workload is the occasional smile, cuddle, or unexpected kiss. Well, not in Hungary. Outspoken anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban is determined to raise the birth rate by waiving taxes completely for families […]

Crypto News

Amazon Shoppers Don’t Want Jeff Bezos to Build a Bitcoin Exchange

A recent survey of Amazon users by Investing.com finds that just 13% of online shoppers would be comfortable buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through the e-commerce giant. About the same percentage of people would be comfortable buying prescription drugs and medical marijuana from Jeff Bezos and company. Comparatively, about 73% of people show interest in […]