Date: 04/13/2021

“Bitcoin fills the digital reserve-asset need in a low-yield world.” — Yassine Elmandjra

Accumulated year-to-date transparent volume on April 2, USD. Source: Nomics

Weekly Headline News

1. Inside Sweden’s ambitious plan to turn the krona into a digital currency — and fend off the rise of crypto coins
FORTUNE

2. Bitcoin News Roundup for April 12, 2021
Coindesk

3. Europe’s Investment Bank Plans to Settle Bonds in Euros Using Blockchain: Report
Coindesk

4. Record BTC weekly close, Ethereum all-time high: 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week
Cointelegraph

5. Bitcoin is ‘caged bull’ ready to escape at $60K — Bloomberg Intelligence
Cointelegraph

6. Binance Coin (BNB) market cap passes Santander…


Date: 04/11/2021

“I think we’ve reached a tipping point. I think you’ve had the accumulated experience of now roughly 12 years of the Bitcoin blockchain being operative since the genesis block in early 2009. And the pandemic, quite frankly, was a catalyst for institutional adoption, and specifically Bitcoin and the narrative, or use-case, around digital gold.” — Tom Jessop

Weekly Headline News

1. Bloomberg Foresees Bitcoin Rallying to $400K This Year
Coindesk

2. Caruso Properties to Accept Bitcoin for Rent, Allocates 1% of Treasury to Asset
Coindesk

3. BOJ Wants to Set ‘Common Rules’ on CBDCs With Major Central Banks: Report
Coindesk

4…


Date: 04/07/2021

“If you look at gold as a $10 trillion market cap, bitcoin is about 10 percent of that, and if we believe bitcoin is a 100 times better version than that, then it’s fairly safe to say that there’s a stark chance that bitcoin captures a lot of gold and market share, and more.” — Yassine Elmandjra

Weekly Headline News

1. Bitcoin’s Drop in Volatility May Boost Appeal, Make $130K Possible, JPMorgan Says: Report
Coindesk

2. MicroStrategy Buys $15M More of Bitcoin
Coindesk

3. Market Wrap: Bitcoin Steady Near $59K; Gains in Altcoins Push Crypto Market Cap to $2T
Coindesk

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Date: 04/03/2021

“Gold will always have a place in jewelry and coin collections, but most indicators point to an accelerating pace of Bitcoin replacing the metal as a store of value in investor portfolios.” — Mike McGlone

Weekly Headline News

1. Latvian Airline Starts Accepting Payments in Dogecoin, Other Cryptos
FINANCE MAGNATES

2. Mark Cuban on his cryptocurrency portfolio: ‘I own a lot of Ethereum because I think it’s the closest to a true currency’
CNBC

3. Bitcoin, in Switch From February, Keeps Bullish Tone as US Treasury Yields Rise
Coindesk

4. Aussie Beer Can Now Be Exchanged for Excess Solar in New…


Date: 03/31/2021

“Don’t defy DeFi.” — Elon Musk

Weekly Headline News

1. Elon Musk’s Bitcoin Marketing Coup
Coindesk

2. Why Bitcoin Is a Better Risk Bet Than a Stack of Penny Stocks
Coindesk

3. Money Reimagined: NFTs Can Learn From DeFi’s Growth
Coindesk

4. Mark Cuban: The Dallas Mavericks are thinking about ‘turning our tickets into NFTs’
CNBC

5. New Zealand Fund Manager Puts 5% of Retirement Plan’s Assets Into Bitcoin: Report
Coindesk

6. Bitcoin no longer a fringe asset due to US dollar debasement, says Soros Fund exec
Cointelegraph

7. Goldman Files to Offer Notes Linked to an ARK ETF That May…


Date: 03/26/2021

“We should think of crypto as an asset class and allow people to have some crypto. Crypto as a transaction medium will not work as fast as UPI, which is targeting a billion transactions a day. But crypto has enormous capital.” — Nandan Nilekani

Weekly Headline News

1. Nifty News: Jack Dorsey sells genesis tweet for $2.9M, NFTs save wild pandas and more
Cointelegraph

2. Crypto-collateralized loans may soon bring new investors to space
Cointelegraph

3. ‘Thrill’ and ‘Status’ Driving Young People to Crypto Investment, Says UK Financial Watchdog
Coindesk

4. Bitcoin Transfer Worth $806M Might Reveal Big Institutional Purchase
Coindesk


Date: 03/23/2021

“The demographic of crypto investors has changed versus previous years, with more institutional participation, leading to greater capital inflows. Hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars are being exchanged in single purchases, and this increased liquidity will lead to more stable prices.” - Simon Peters, a market analyst at eToro

Weekly Headline News

1. Canadian Property Firm Buys Bitcoin in Hopes of Eventually Scrapping Condo Fees
Coindesk

2. Bitcoin Is ‘Too Important to Ignore’: Deutsche Bank Report
Coindesk

3. Scaramucci Says More Companies Should Be Holding Bitcoin on Their Balance Sheets
Coindesk

4. AMD, Unlike Nvidia, Won’t Try to Block…


Date: 03/20/2021

More than 60% of respondents said they would choose to invest their $1,400 payments in Bitcoin over stocks.

Bitcoin has produced an average annualized return of 230% — more than 10 times higher than the second-ranked asset class. — Roberto Talamas (Messari researcher)

Weekly Headline News

1. Billionaire Investor Howard Marks Warming to Bitcoin
Coindesk

2. Long-Term Bitcoin HODLers Still Accumulating, Suggests Conviction
Coindesk

3. Retail traders buying more Bitcoin than institutions: JPMorgan
Cointelegraph

4. Bank of Japan governor says CBDC preparation can’t wait until hour of need
Cointelegraph

5. Survey says Americans could spend up to $40B from stimulus on…


Date: 03/16/2021

“Unless you are beating bitcoin appreciation with whatever you’re doing, you’re losing satoshis. Bitcoin is the new universal unit for measuring opportunity cost.” — Saifedean Ammous (author of “The Bitcoin Standard”)

Weekly Headline News

1. Forget Buying the Dip, MicroStrategy Buys $15M of Bitcoin as It Nears the All-Time High
Coindesk

2. WisdomTree Files for a Bitcoin ETF
Coindesk

3. Digital Capital Group to Buy Up to $250M of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Shares
Coindesk

4. Bitcoin could become global reserve currency when US dollar implodes, entrepreneur tells Keiser Report
RT

5. NFT Mania Fits With ‘Crippling Inflation’ Fear, but Don’t Call…


Date: 03/12/2021

25% of UK investors would’ve made £1 million by going all-in on BTC in 2020: Survey

Weekly Headline News

1. Grayscale, Firm Behind Leading Bitcoin Trust, Is Hiring ETF Specialists
Coindesk

2. Twitter CEO Will Donate Proceeds From the Genesis Tweet to GiveDirectly
Coindesk

3. JPMorgan’s New Crypto Bond ‘Not for the Faint of Heart,’ Former Star Analyst Hintz Says
Coindesk

4. Israeli Pension Giant Put $100M Into Grayscale Bitcoin Trust: Report
Coindesk

5. Mentorship, inclusivity and education will encourage more women to enter crypto
Cointelegraph

6. You’d have $10K now if you’d invested April’s stimulus in Bitcoin — and more…

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