Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has announced a new cryptocurrency amid an economic crisis and a plunge in the value of the bolivar, the country's national currency.
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Venezuela's opposition-run congress has declared that a planned new national cryptocurrency called the petro is illegal.
According to the legislative body, the issue of the petro – a cryptocurrency... Read More
Venezuela's government is pushing back against what it calls "false information" in connection with a purported white paper tied to its planned oil-backed cryptocurrency.
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U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R.-Fl) and Robert Menendez (D.-NJ) have denounced Venezuela's planned cryptocurrency in a new letter.
In an open letter addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchi... Read More
Nicolas Maduro, the president of Venezuela, has said the pre-sale of the country's proposed cryptocurrency – the "petro" – will launch next month.
Signing the petro white paper on Tuesday, Maduro s... Read More
Bitcoin Sets Six-Day High Above $9K (Then Dips Again)
Bitcoin (BTC) is trimming gains, having set a six-day high above the $9,000 mark early Saturday, according to CoinDesk's Bitcon Price Index (BPI).
The cryptocurrency ran into bids at $8,608.62 at 0
Dfinity raises $61 million for platform that rivals ethereum
Dfinity, a new product that rivals ethereum, just raised $61 million by well-respected investors Andreesen Horowitz and Polychain Capital, which has investors ranging from Sequoia Capital to Union
Greed is bad? 5% monthly gains aren’t a 'God-given right,' says Bespoke’s Paul Hickey
Investors should view the historic pullback in stocks and bitcoin as a lesson on the dangers of overconfidence, according to market watcher Paul Hickey. Hickey, co-founder of independent research
Bitcoin is for 'toy collectors,' Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari says
Bitcoin is not for serious investors, the head of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve said Thursday. "If you live in any modern advanced economy, I would stick with the dollar, I would stick with the