2021 Huge For Bitcoin Countries Adoption

[ad_1] 2021 marked the twelfth year of bitcoin’s “official” existence, and after last year’s halving the year started and (mostly) continued on a bullish note as many, myself included, expected bitcoin to breach the $100,000 and set crazy new highs. That was not the case, but bitcoin did have a huge year and at times it feels like we’ve become desensitised to major developments in the market. 2021: The Year Bitcoin Went Mainstream Despite the great strides made by bitcoin, its developers and die-hard users over the last 12 years,…

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Bitcoin Treasuries List Claims 59 Companies and a Handful of Countries Hold 1.49 Million BTC – Featured Bitcoin News

[ad_1] 304 days or roughly nine months ago, 42 companies held bitcoin on their balance sheet with an aggregate total of 1,350,073 bitcoin on March 1, 2021. Today, metrics indicate there are 59 companies, a few countries, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with 1,499,493 bitcoin held in treasuries. Private and Public Companies, ETFs, and Countries — Treasuries List Highlights 59 Firms With Bitcoin on Their Balance Sheets Over the last 12 months, a great number of companies have disclosed that they have added bitcoin (BTC) to the firm’s balance sheet and…

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Coinbase Launches Defi Yield Earning Service to Over 70 Countries, United States Not Included – Defi Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed that it has made decentralized finance (defi) more accessible by giving Coinbase customers from over 70 countries access to earning yield on the stablecoin DAI. Coinbase claims the process is simple with “no fees, lockups, or set-up hassle,” as the firm believes “defi has tremendous potential to help increase economic freedom.” Coinbase Now Offers Yield on the Defi Stablecoin Issued by Makerdao Coinbase has announced that it has opened up decentralized finance (defi) services to customers in more than 70 different countries. The…

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Five Countries Make Bitcoin Legal Tender By End Of 2022

[ad_1] “My prediction is that by the end of next year, we’ll have at least five countries that accept Bitcoin as legal tender. All of them will be developing countries,” the BitMEX CEO wrote. High inflation rates, hefty remittance fees, and political incentives might spur developing countries to follow El Salvador’s steps and adopt BTC as a legal tender next year. In Alexander Höptner’s opinion, mainstream media criticism of the Central American country’s Bitcoin law is unfair. The recent move by El Salvador to make bitcoin a legal tender alongside…

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Survey finds Europeans want home countries to regulate crypto, not EU

[ad_1] A large-scale poll across 12 European Union member states revealed that a majority of Europeans would prefer local governments to create and regulate cryptocurrencies.  Redfield & Wilton Strategies carried out a survey for Euronews, polling 31,000 respondents from Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Against the backdrop of the new crypto laws proposed by the European Commission (EC), a lion’s share of respondents from all nations supported the creation of a national cryptocurrency. The main reason for an in-house token, however, is attributed to…

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