In this week’s newsletter:
- Ukraine becomes the latest country to legalize Bitcoin.
- ALT 5 Sigma adds Todd Ruppert and Don Codling (former member of the FBI’s cyber division) to its advisory board.
- MicroStrategy buys more Bitcoin in Q3.
Read our weekly round up below.
The Wall Street Journal: September 9, 2021
Ukraine is the fifth country in as many weeks to lay down some ground rules for the cryptocurrency market, a sign that governments around the world are realizing that bitcoin is here to stay.
Yahoo Finance: September 15, 2021
ALT 5 Sigma Inc., a global fintech that provides next generation blockchain technologies for digital asset and trading platforms, announced today the appointment of Todd Ruppert and Don Codling to the firm’s advisory board.
Bitcoin Magazine: September 13, 2021
On Monday MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor announced that the firm purchased an additional 5,050 bitcoin for about $242.9 million in cash during the third quarter period.
Financial Post: September 13, 2021
Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management is allowing one of its funds to invest in Canadian Bitcoin ETFs as the money manager seeks fresh ways to bet on digital assets.
Reuters: September 13, 2021
Hedge fund Brevan Howard said on Monday that it was expanding its crypto business, the latest sign that institutional interest in the asset class is gaining momentum. Brevan, more famous for its bets on macroeconomic trends, has been among the most high-profile of major hedge funds moving into the world of crypto trading, known for its volatile markets and scope for outsize gains.
Canada’s ‘Mad Max’ Supports Bitcoin — Says ‘I Hate How Central Banks Are Destroying Our Money and Economy’
Bitcoin.com: September 16, 2021
Maxime Bernier, a former cabinet minister nicknamed “Mad Max” and the leader of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC), says he supports bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. “I hate how central banks are destroying our money and economy … cryptos are another new and innovative way to counter this that should be encouraged,” he said.
Crypto Potato: September 17, 2021
Global payments giant PayPal disclosed on Friday that its customers in the United Kingdom can now buy, sell, and hold multiple cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin and ether, directly from their accounts.
Coindesk: September 17, 2021
Bitcoin (BTC) is trading sideways, indicating a period of consolidation as buyers and sellers appear to be at a stalemate. Resistance is seen around $50,000, which could limit upside into the weekend.