Bitcoin surged Monday to a nearly three-month high as policy makers hashed out last-minute compromises over how to tax crypto assets. Mr Wonderful appears to now be singing Ether’s praises as a deflationary asset. Nearly 60% of consumers want to buy stuff with crypto. Read our weekly round up below.
BNN Bloomberg: August 9, 2021
The largest digital coin rose as much as 5.4 per cent to reach US$46,245 during New York-trading hours. The rally is a continuation of recent momentum — the coin is up roughly 17 per cent over the past week.
Cointelegraph: August 10, 2021
Shark Tank star “Mr. Wonderful” argues that Ether is destined to become “ultrasound money” once its chain merge occurs.
PYMNTS.com: August 2, 2021
The individuals who buy and hold cryptocurrency, and even those who don’t, agree on one thing: They think digital currencies should be able to be used to make everyday purchases, despite the fact that many obstacles to mainstream status still exist.
NextAdvisor: August 12, 2021
One of the founding principles of cryptocurrency is that it’s decentralized and unregulated. But the U.S. government isn’t too worried about crypto’s founding principles.
Crypto Potato: August 13, 2021
The BTC bulls intercepted yesterday’s correction, and the asset has recovered more than $2,000 since the low. The situation with the altcoins is rather similar, with green dominating the market. Cardano continues its value appreciation by touching $2 for the first time in three months.
Bitcoin.com: August 12, 2021
U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo has asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to amend the crypto provision in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that the Senate passed this week. She urged the House to adopt the bipartisan amendment supported by the Treasury Department that provides a solution.
Crypto Briefing: August 13, 2021
Argentine president Alberto Fernández has made several positive comments regarding cryptocurrencies, suggesting that the country could adopt Bitcoin to curb its rampant inflation. Argentina joins the growing list of South American countries contemplating cryptocurrencies.
Decrypt: August 12, 2021
Want to get a sense of which NFT collectibles series are currently in hot demand? It’s simple: just check out Crypto Twitter. Amongst crypto industry luminaries and enthusiasts, you’ll find the classic CryptoPunks as well as the more recent Bored Ape Yacht Club avatars. And lately, you’ll often find Pudgy Penguins.