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

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

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’?

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

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

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

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

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

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.