Month: February 2022

Cryptocurrency investment funds recorded a sizable increase in inflows last week, signaling that institutional investors were still gaining exposure to digital assets despite extreme volatility in the market.  Digital asset investment products registered $36 million in cumulative inflows for the week ending Sunday, according to CoinShares data. Regionally, new investments were heavily one-sided, with the
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On Feb. 17, United States Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced at the Munich Cyber Security Conference the formation of the new task force “dedicated to cryptocurrency” within the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Coming four months after the launch of the Justice Department’s National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET), this marks another major step in
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On-chain statistics through February have suggested positive sentiment for Bitcoin as addresses with a non-zero balance of BTC reached an all-time high. Additionally, those wallets with a positive BTC balance are increasingly hodling their coins. The amount of BTC circulating supply last moved between three and five years ago reached a four-year high of just
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It’s no secret that cryptocurrency and specifically Bitcoin, is everywhere and that it’s here to stay, and it’s a huge subject in the financial space. There’s a lot to cover, and we’ve been holding off on this episode, taking our time and getting it all together, and here we finally are! So it goes without
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The European Commission announced to remove a number of Russian banks from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) messaging system, aimed at hindering Russia’s capacity to carry out cross-border payments.  In a joint statement released by the European Commission, leaders from France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States highlighted
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Bitcoin (BTC) kept $40,000 in play at the Wall Street open on Feb. 25 after 16% daily gains increased bulls’ confidence. BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingView Whales “leading the charge” towards $40,000 Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed BTC/USD circling the $39,000 mark at the start of trading Feb. 25, geopolitical turmoil
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As public understanding of how digital assets work becomes more nuanced along with the mainstreaming of crypto, the language of Bitcoin’s (BTC) “anonymity” gradually becomes a thing of the past. High-profile law enforcement operations such as the one that recently led to the U.S. government seizing some $3.6 billion worth of crypto are particularly instrumental
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Crypto is going mainstream, and the world’s younger generation, in particular, is taking note. Cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com recently predicted that crypto users worldwide could reach 1 billion by the end of 2022. Further findings show that Millennials — those between the ages of 26 and 41 — are turning to digital asset investment to build
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