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What We Know About Trump’s New Chief Of Staff

United States President Donald Trump has appointed vocal Bitcoin supporter Mick Mulvaney as the new White House chief of staff. The 51-year-old politician, who is currently serving Trump’s administration as the director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), will become the acting chief of staff closer to the end of the year. The length of his tenure remains ...

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Coinbase Chief Explains Rationale Behind Listing More Coins Beyond Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin – Crypto.IQ

Coinbase has long stood as an icon in the cryptocurrency world. During the altcoin explosion that took place during 2017, Coinbase distinguished itself from its peers by only listing 3 cryptocurrencies — Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. In contrast, exchanges like Binance have listed hundreds of different coins. Despite this, Coinbase has always existed as an exemplar of compliance and as ...

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Pro-Bitcoin Mick Mulvaney Joins Donald Trump’s Cabinet as Acting Chief of Staff

President Trump seems to be highly interested in the potential of blockchain technologies and the benefits of using cryptocurrencies for the country’s economy. Yesterday, he addressed the nation via Twitter announcing the appointment of Mick Mulvaney as the White House’s new acting Chief of Staff. Mulvaney joins the list of politicians with pro-Bitcoin orientations to whom Mr. Trump has given ...

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President Trump Names Bitcoin and Crypto Supporter As White House Chief of Staff

President Trump has named the director of the Office of Management Mick Mulvaney as his new acting White House Chief of Staff. Mulvaney is a prominent supporter of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. During his time in the House of Representatives, the South Carolina Republican helped create the Blockchain Caucus, a group of House lawmakers dedicated to creating responsible new policies on the emerging ...

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Flawed Cryptocurrencies Will Never be a Store of Value, Claims UBS’ Chief Economist

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The global chief economist of Swiss financial giant UBS, Paul Donovan, has reiterated his position that cryptocurrencies have no ‘future’. Speaking to business channel CNBC, Donovan said that cryptocurrencies are flawed and will never go mainstream. ...

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Crypto Will Survive Bear Market But Won’t Replace Money: Allianz Chief Economist

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Crypto will survive the current market sell-off because it’s here to stay. However, cryptocurrencies won’t replace fiat money anytime soon. That’s the assessment of Allianz chief economist Mohamed El-Erian. “Cryptocurrencies will exist. They will become more and more ...

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Asian Chief of FX Trading Firm Predicts Bitcoin Price Fall to $2500

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The Asia-Pacific Head of Trading at foreign exchange brokerage Oanda has predicted that bitcoin price will fall as low as $2,500, claiming the behavior of the asset over the past few months has not demonstrated to investors ...

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Coinbase Chief Policy Officer Calls It Quits, Is Crypto at Risk of Losing Talents?

The chief policy officer at leading crypto brokerage and exchange platform Coinbase has left his position for one at U.S. venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Is Michael Lempres’s move indicative of a wider pilgrimage of talent from the digital asset industry in the wake of the 2018 bear market? Will More Crypto Talent Follow Lempres’s Lead? According to an article ...

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Blockstream Chief Finds $500,000 Bitcoin Price Plausible

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Adam Back, who is at the helm of blockchain startup Blockstream, believes there are better days ahead for bitcoin investors, suggesting a flippening between BTC and gold could be in the cards. Back says it is “plausible” for the BTC price to reach somewhere between $250,000 and half-a-million dollars in the coming years. He offered the outlook even ...

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IMF Chief Asks Central Banks to Explore Crypto Further

Head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, has called on central banks to explore the use of digital currencies in the future.  Read more Markets pieces here.  Christine Lagarde, Chairwoman of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on central banks to explore the possible use of digital currencies in the near future in a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival. ...

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