The Weekly News Roundup, ending 6 March 2022

Humanity right now

It’s been a quieter week in crypto with all of the attention being given to the Russia/Ukraine events.
Prices are down, which makes it a great time to stack.

In other news, I’m almost done with the new monthly newsletter. I’ll have details on how you can sign up to receive this. Stay tuned.

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Be well, Everyone.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
No quote. Just keep stacking sats.


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Headlines


Adoption
Tribal partners with VISA to expand credit options for businesses
State Street Corporation to offer custodial services for bitcoin and crypto [slowly, then all of a sudden]
eBay to add crypto payment option soon, says CEO
Supply chain logistics company Flexport reports adding bitcoin to their balance sheet
Crypto dealer SFOX gets trust charter approval from Wyoming regulators
US Virginia Senate allows state banks to offer crypto custody services [I’ve been saying we’re going to see this continue…]


CBDC (are just Surveillance Tokens)
No headlines, but you know these are still moving along…


Company / Product / Project News
Avalance blockchain now accessable to 4-5million users across WIREX payment ecosystem


Chatter, Commentary and Opinions
Ukrainians getting $3,000 more for selling bitcoin
Here’s How Much Bitcoin Russia Has Bought In The Past Week
Bitcoin Magazine: The Game Theory of Bitcoin
In Largest-ever NFT-backed Loan, 101 CryptoPunks Put Up as Collateral


Crime/Scams
SEC unable to locate BitConnect founder convicted in $2.4B fraud case
-additional- https://www.zerohedge.com/crypto/bitconnect-founder-indicted-alleged-24b-ponzi-scheme-disappears
SEC Targets NFT Market and NFT Creators Over Alleged Securities Violations


DeFi


Exchanges


Fundraising (keep an eye on these names)
In One of Africa’s Largest Crypto Raises, South African Exchange Takes In $50M
Electric Capital Raises $1 Billion To Launch Crypto Venture, Token Funds
JPMorgan Chase Strategically Invests in Blockchain-focused TRM Labs


Implementation
Cambridge University together with IMF and BIS Work on Crypto Research Project


Metaverse
Tencent Files for Patent to Host Concerts in Metaverse


Mining
Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA) Posts Q4 Results, Falls Just Short of Revenue Estimates
Bitcoin mining difficulty drops for the first time this year
New York Bitcoin mining moratorium bill garners more support


Nation States (and other political jursidictions)
Lugano, Switzerland Will Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
No, Canada Did NOT Seize Any Crypto Wallets Connected With The #FreedomConvoy, Here’s Why


NFT (Tokenization)
Miles Davis and Bob Dylan NFTs to Launch on Snowcrash NFT Platform
Billboard, UMG, Unblocked Collaborate on Music NFT Project
OpenSea Bans Iranian Users on Its Platform Citing US Sanctions


Regulation, Legislation & Legal Matters
Fed Chairman Stresses Need for Crypto Regulation amid Russia-Ukraine War
SEC Reportedly Targets NFT Market Over Potential Violations of Securities Law
Crypto industry seeks to educate, influence US lawmakers as it faces increasing regulation


Stablecoins


Taxation


The Wall Street
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CME Group plans to launch micro-sized Bitcoin and Ether options
Customer demand prompts Charles Schwab file for Crypto Economy ETF [they’ve been stodgy on digital assets adoption, to be honest]
Macro Funds Aim To Add Exposures to Bitcoin Futures, Crypto ETFs
Institutions increase exposure to Grayscale Bitcoin Trust as GBTC discount nears 30%
Anchorage Co-founder: Institutions Becoming ‘More Sophisticated’ About Crypto
CME Group To Roll Out Micro Bitcoin, Ether Options


Time Capsule
SEC unable to locate BitConnect founder convicted in $2.4B fraud case
Someone held up a ‘buy bitcoin’ sign during Yellen’s testimony to Congress


Outside News


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Billionaire admits he was wrong about Bitcoin as Citadel Securities looks to crypto markets


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