Top 5 assets held by crypto funds; smart contract platforms dominate the list

An analysis by research firm Messari analyzed the top assets held by crypto funds at the end of the fourth quarter of 2021: Polkadot ($DOT) — a smart contract platform competing against Ethereum. Oasis Network ($ROSE) — a smart contract platform focused on privacy. Near Protocol ($NEAR) — (another) smart contract platform. Terra ($LUNA) —…

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Everyone is jumping into NFTs, including GameStop

GameStop’s newfound love for technology — fueled by its need to stay relevant —  led it to entering the NFT universe. GameStop announced plans to launch a virtual game NFT marketplace — jumping over 20% on the news, just to fall flat again. Believer, skeptic or clueless of NFTs Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is the tech…

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How Investors Earn Interest On Bitcoin With High-Interest Crypto Accounts

One area of crypto — high-interest accounts — has the attention of both investors and regulators. These accounts let investors earn interest on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with 2-6% plus returns — much higher than the rates offered in traditional bank accounts. How Can Investors Earn Interest On Crypto Like Bitcoin? Investors can deposit their…

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NFT mania moves into the stock market — valuations moves beyond fundamentals

How NFT awt collectas choose their digital art Another issue, another market madness. This time, NFT’s (non-fungible tokens) — stock market edition. Welcome to the NFT mania NFT’s are digital assets that can be used to represent unique ownership of digital files (i.e. digital art, video files, items in games, etc.). By being hosted on the Blockchain,…

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Crypto mining stocks 101 — Greenidge Generation and Cypher Mining to go public

A crypto mining company merging with a company completely unrelated to crypto and another with near-zero revenue going public at a $2b valuation — here’s the crazy world of crypto… On Mar. 22, Bitcoin mining company, Greenidge Generation announced a merger with Support.com ($SPRT), a customer support software company (unrelated to crypto). On Mar. 5,…

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MicroStrategy goes big with Bitcoin — takes out $900m in debt to fund its’ Bitcoin splurge

In a simpler time, MicroStrategy was a business analytics company. In the crypto era, MicroStrategy is a Bitcoin company disguised as a business analytics company. Over the past 6 months, the “business analytics” provider has accumulated over $3.5b worth of Bitcoin — sending its stock up over 600% since its first Bitcoin purchase in Aug….

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