Top news of the week: 03.03.2020.

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Bitcoin Futures

On Feb 26, 2020
@peterktodd shared
RT @AaronvanW: Bitcoin was in a different place when in 2013 @Narodism @Radomysisky @peterktodd and others set out to offer a wallet with CoinJoin mixer built-in. If you're "new"* here, I think this is a part of Bitcoin history you should know about. *I'm getting old. https://t.co/5pEpox5xzO
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CoinJoin’s First Steps: How Dark Wallet Paved the Way for a More Private Bitcoin

CoinJoin’s First Steps: How Dark Wallet Paved the Way for a More Private Bitcoin

The crypto anarchist story of Dark Wallet, the first bitcoin wallet with a CoinJoin mixer built in and a critical milestone in Bitcoin privacy.

On Feb 28, 2020
@coindesk shared
RT @ILCryptoLawyer: “When you wake up and see a #coronavirus scare and the Dow down 2,000 [points], you should not be going in and buying #bitcoin,” he said. “That is an idiotic strategy.” Coronavirus Hits US Stocks, Bitcoin Climbs, Haven Status Unclear https://t.co/uZ4HAWVZ0x via @coindesk
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Coronavirus Hits US Stocks, Bitcoin Climbs, Haven Status Unclear

Coronavirus Hits US Stocks, Bitcoin Climbs, Haven Status Unclear

The spreading coronavirus sowed a new bout of fear among investors, triggering a stock market sell-off and flight to safe-haven assets like gold and U.S. Treasury bonds.

On Feb 27, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @nlw: Is Bitcoin A Safe Haven or 'Schmuck Insurance'? As #BTC falls alongside everything else, the safe haven narrative is taking a *beating* but in today's Breakdown, I argue that 'safe haven' & 'uncorrelated' have been lumped when they're quite distinct. https://t.co/luCUMKoMAp
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Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven or ‘Schmuck Insurance’?

Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven or ‘Schmuck Insurance’?

Canada decides a CBDC is unnecessary while the Twitterati debate BTC as a safe haven and the 6-year anniversary of Gox brings reflection.

On Feb 28, 2020
@coindesk shared
RT @DavidPan_1: @LmaoMerkn @coindesk Hey, here is an insightful piece that analyzes coronavirus' impact on the crypto market by my colleague Brad Keoun @Liqquidity https://t.co/k6khggWqNR
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As Fed Contemplates Coronavirus-Prompted Easing, Bitcoin Traders Bet on Halving

As Fed Contemplates Coronavirus-Prompted Easing, Bitcoin Traders Bet on Halving

Investors are betting the Fed will quickly slash rates amid coronavirus jitters. Whether they turn to bitcoin as a crisis hedge remains to be seen.

On Feb 25, 2020
@tylerwinklevoss shared
And therein lies the opportunity...🚀 https://t.co/ISNgRDTJoU
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Warren Buffett Doesn’t Want to Own any Cryptocurrency

Warren Buffett Doesn’t Want to Own any Cryptocurrency

The fourth-wealthiest person in the world doesn’t think cryptocurrencies have anything to offer.

On Feb 27, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
RT @bitcoin2020conf: We created an entire recap page to reflect on the magic of Bitcoin 2019! https://t.co/1vCLJJpjxt Also, take a look at some of our favorite photos from Bitcoin 2019! https://t.co/DMTfDfJLOX
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A Recap of Bitcoin 2019

A Recap of Bitcoin 2019

Bitcoin 2020 is coming back to San Francisco, this time with more attendees, more fun and more Bitcoin. Register for Bitcoin 2020 today! Follow @bitcoin2020conf on Twitter for updates.

On Feb 26, 2020
@coindesk shared
JUST IN: The @SEC_News has rejected the latest bid to create a bitcoin ETF, turning down @WilshirePhoenix's bitcoin and Treasury bond proposal. https://t.co/Edxilqj9G0 @nikhileshde reports
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SEC Rejects Latest Bitcoin ETF Bid

SEC Rejects Latest Bitcoin ETF Bid

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected Wilshire Phoenix's bid for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF).

On Feb 25, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
@AaronvanW @VitalikButerin Using a January 2014 print article as a jumping off point, @DsHollers revisits the Bitcoin adoption narrative in Venezuela by speaking with @PeterMcCormack, who had recently returned from a firsthand tour of the country. https://t.co/yjeFhb4Eeg
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Despite Utility, Bitcoin Cannot Fix Venezuela

Despite Utility, Bitcoin Cannot Fix Venezuela

Bitcoin Magazine first reported Venezuela’s potential for adoption in 2014. As its economy has grown worse, it’s clear Bitcoin can’t fix everything.