Bitcoin, ethereum, dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen prices plunge in recent weeks but Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio stated that he prefers Bitcoin over bonds. Fidelity’s Bitcoin ETF may be everyone’s gain but not so much for Grayscale. The SEC has kicked off its review of two more Bitcoin exchange-traded fund applications. Read the weekly round up below.
Bloomberg: May 24, 2021
Should cryptocurrencies continue to gain traction, investors might decide to invest in them rather than government bonds, Dalio said in a recorded interview that was presented Monday at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2021 conference. The result is that governments lose control over their ability to raise money.
Reuters: May 19, 2021
Wells Fargo & Co said on Wednesday its investment institute is planning to evaluate and onboard an actively managed cryptocurrency strategy for its wealthy clients, the latest move by a major U.S. bank toward accepting digital currencies.
CNBC: May 25, 2021
Crypto investors may be shellshocked by a recent plunge in prices. But that sell-off has a silver lining: It opens the door to a money saving tax strategy. Popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum shed more than half their value in volatile trading over the past month or so.
Decrypt: May 27, 2021
The digital coin was last up 2.52% at a price of $41,190.67 by 9:50 a.m. ET, according to Coin Metrics data, on pace for its worst week since March 13. It bounced above the $42,000 mark on Thursday as digital currencies attempted to rebound from a big sell-off earlier in the week.
CoinTelegraph: May 28, 2021
The popularity of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, shows little sign of slowing down, despite the extraordinary marketwide crash that wiped more than $1 trillion off the crypto market cap.
Novogratz Believes Ether (ETH) Could Go As High As $5K As He Reveals 85% Of His Wealth Is In Cryptos
TokenPost: May 25, 2021
Galaxy Digital founder and CEO Mike Novogratz is busy building his crypto-focused empire after sealing a $1.2 billion deal to acquire crypto trading platform BitGo, the biggest so far in the industry.
Coindesk: May 28, 2021
Bitcoin’s adverse reaction to talk of more stimulus appears confounding, given it rallied from $5,000 to over $60,000 in the past 12 months, alongside a steady rise in the U.S. 10-year breakeven rate, the bond market’s forecast of long-term price pressures.
‘Coins Like Ethereum Are Going To Be a Lot Higher Way Down the Road,’ Market Forecaster Jim Bianco Says
CNBC: May 27, 2021
If you can cope with sharp drops in the cryptocurrency space, market forecaster Jim Bianco believes it will ultimately pay off in spades. “But you’re going to have to stomach through much more of what we saw in the last week coming in the next several months or year or so.”