The Weekly News Roundup, ending 23 January 2022

Big week. Options expiry pushed prices down, staring a price cascade off up to 30% in alt coins. That aside, there was a lot of news on many fronts. Grab a beverage, and browse the headlines.

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Be well, Everyone.

“The time to make money is when blood is running on the street”

Attibuted to David Rockefeller

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

Warren Buffet

“Never try to catch a falling knife.”

Investing Proverb

“Keep accumulating cryptos.”

Brian Cost

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This Week In Twitter

This past week, I’ve started learning about the companies that power a lot of the platforms and front-facing services we use (Strike, Abra, Celcius, and more.) Here is a peek at Fireblocks, one of the back-end companies that support institutional/large volume asset management.


#NYDIG – 300 Banks Will Let Customers Buy and Sell Bitcoin on Mobile Banking Apps in H1 2022
Intellabridge Announces Collaboration with #PrimeTrust to Onramp US Customers
#Argentina Strike wallet is 5th most popular finance app in Argentina, but where’s the BTC?
#Google Pay hires PayPal exec to head up crypto payments push
Union Bank of the Philippines selects #Metaco and #IBM to facilitate digital asset custody operati​​ons
Canadian Bitcoin platform #Shakepay raises $35M in Series A funding
Nations to adopt Bitcoin, crypto users to reach 1B by 2023: Report by

CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
Fed Releases Its Study on CBDC, Invites Public Opinion via Form
70% of Jamaica population to adopt CBDC in 5 years, prime minister says
Malaysia’s central bank actively assessing CBDC options
Iran to reportedly pilot central bank digital currency soon
Fed issues discussion paper on benefits and risks of a digital dollar

Company / Product / Project News
Hedera Governing Council to buy hashgraph IP, and open-source projects code

Chatter, Commentary and Opinions
Crypto job posts on LinkedIn rocketed 395% in 2021
Wiki continues to accept crypto donations despite pressure to stop

Crime/Scams Provides Update on Hack, Says About $34.5M Was Lost
NCFTA onboards crypto exchange Binance to fight against cybercrime



BitMEX Group Affiliated Company to Buy German Bank Bankhaus von der Heydt
Binance eyes Thailand for latest crypto exchange expansion
Reuters: Binance was withholding information from regulators, repeatedly shunned own compliance department

#Mastercard Joins Hands with #Coinbase to Revolutionize Customer’s NFT Experience
Milo Launches World’s First Crypto Mortgage in US
#Nexo Partners with #Bakkt to Get Support for Bitcoin and Ethereum Custodial Solutions
#Robinhood Rolls Out Trial Version of Crypto Wallet
Block’s Cash App Is Finally Integrating the Lightning Network

Metaverse Begins to Take Over as Walmart, Nike, Disney, Instagram Explore Virtual World
Australian Open Launches Virtual Replica in Decentraland Metaverse
Walmart Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency, NFTs, Enters Metaverse With Sales Of Virtual Goods

Intel to Unveil Bitcoin Mining ‘Bonanza Mine’ Chip
Bitcoin miner Rhodium set for IPO, valued at $1.7 billion
Kevin o Leary plans to invest in mining company stocks
Bitcoin mining becomes more sustainable: Mining Council’s Q4 survey
EU securities regulator calls for proof-of-work crypto mining ban

Nation States (and other political jursidictions)
Puerto Rico Faces Influx of Bitcoin Millionaires Owing to Its Appealing Tax Structure
El Salvador’s Bitcoin wallet onboards 4M users with Netki partnership
MiamiCoin has now raised $24.7 million… but who will benefit?
El Salvador explores low-interest loans backed by Bitcoin
Bulgaria’s finance minister says the country is exploring crypto payment options: Report

NFT (Tokenization)
NFT Marketplace OpenSea Acquires Dharma Labs, Appoints New CTO
Korean Bithumb exchange to launch NFT marketplace

Regulation, Legislation & Legal Matters
Spanish government will implement new rules for crypto ads
Singapore crypto ATMs shut down after central bank crackdown
SEC Advisory Committee member calls agency to open for public comment on crypto regulation
Russian central bank proposes blanket ban on crypto mining and trading
Lawmakers explore Bitcoin mining efficiency, broader crypto policy issues during Congress hearing
SEC rejects MicroStrategy‘s Bitcoin accounting practices: Report


The Wall Street

BNY Mellon Sees Potential for Digital Asset Revenue in 2023
Read more at:
BNY Mellon Sees Potential for Digital Asset Revenue in 2023 #Fireblocks
Crypto IRA iTrustCapital raises $125M, pushes valuation over $1B
Andreessen Horowitz aims to raise $4.5 billion to invest in crypto funds
THIS IS NOT A SURPRISE – SEC rejects Skybridge’s application for spot Bitcoin ETF
Crypto Trader Tantra to Liquidate After ‘#GBTC Discount’ Widens to Record

Time Capsule

Outside News

Supply Shocks

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The global currency app that lets you buy/sell/trade cryptos and international currencies, send them around the world, and borrow against your crypto and earn yields on your crypto deposits


Changelly is a good option for exchanging coins without having to use an exchange and the fees are reasonable

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Click here to download the Brave browser and block unwanted ads and earn rewards when you browse online 


Binance is a great exchange to buy and sell cryptos

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If you want a good, basic crypto wallet for your PC, download the Exodus wallet


Download the Coinami wallet for both the PC and smartphone

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