SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Upgrade, Inc., a fintech company that offers affordable and responsible credit to mainstream consumers, today launched the Upgrade Bitcoin Rewards Card a new version of Upgrade Card featuring bitcoin rewards. Under the new program, users earn unlimited 1.5% bitcoin rewards on every purchase as they […]
Bitcoin, crypto ‘poster child’ of speculative, ‘funny money’ market
Billionaire bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach called Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are the “poster child” for speculation in a market with frothy valuations. The increasingly hot sector has had a rough couple of days, after Elon Musk sent Bitcoin (BTC) reeling on Wednesday. In a surprise move, the billionaire founder of Tesla […]
What if bitcoin went to zero?
Aug 5th 2021 THE RECENT expansion of the crypto-universe is a thing of wonder. Only a year ago there were about 6,000 currencies listed on CoinMarketCap, a website. Today there are 11,145. Their combined market capitalisation has exploded from $330bn to $1.6trn today—roughly equivalent to the nominal GDP of Canada. […]
Graham Bentley: Baffled by Bitcoin? You haven’t seen anything yet
Illustration by Dan Murrell Recent research suggests almost half of millennials have an appetite for cryptocurrencies in their pensions, versus less than 10% of the remaining generations. As more fund managers dabble in cryptocurrency, many commentators are recoiling at the idea that Bitcoin and other digital currencies should be taken […]