Meet Russia’s trade partner, Central African Republic

Central African Republic new trade partner of Russia In 2013, the United Security Council has placed an arms embargo on the Central African Republic (CAR). Russia was given an “exemption” in Dec 2017 and security personnel have been in the country ever since. Russia is interested in natural resources in CAR. CAR adopts bitcoin as […]

Another Deutsche Bank Raid, Another Whistleblower Dead

Deutsche Bank Raid

A raid was carried out by Germany’s federal police office, criminal prosecutors, and country’s financial watchdog targeting Deutsche Bank headquarters in Frankfurt this morning. The raid came only four days after the discovery of Valentin (Val) Broeksmit’s body at Woodrow Wilson High School in El Sereno, near Los Angeles. William Broeksmit, Val’s father, hung himself in […]

Panama to Make Bitcoin Legal Method of Payment, 0% Capital Gains Tax

Panama Bitcoin 0% Capital Gains Tax

The Panamanian National Assembly adopts a measure making Bitcoin a legal method of payment with a 0% capital gains tax. Thursday the PNA passes a measure to regulate Bitcoin and “crypto” assets in the Central American country. The measure allows for both private and public usage of such assets, as well as tax payment using […]

Don’t put Bitcoin in IRA!, Here’s why…

Bitcoin IRA

401(k), Roth 401(k), and Traditional Individual Retirement Account IRAs are seen as ‘no-brainers’ when it comes to finding unused capital to stack bitcoin for your retirement. But nobody is talking about the long-term implications that pose enormous risks to those seeking to use their IRA to finance a bitcoin purchase. What is an IRA? Standing […]

Bitcoin Whales Buy the Dip Adding 40,000 BTC worth $1.6 Billion

bitcoin whales

During the recent drop in Bitcoin price Bitcoin whales buy the dip adding 40,000 BTC worth roughly $1.6 Billion to their holdings in just 48 hours. Market researcher Ali Martinez from Santiment, an on-chain and social metrics provider, reported major Bitcoin whales have taken advantage of this chance to increase their holdings. Wallets with 10,000 […]

Fort Worth Becomes First City to Mine Bitcoin in the United States

First City to Mine Bitcoin

Mayor Mattie Parker announced on Tuesday that Fort Worth, Texas, has become the first city to mine Bitcoin in the United States. The city of Fort Worth, according to the release, has teamed with the Texas Blockchain Council to launch the Bitcoin mining venture. The City of Fort Worth Has Begun Mining Bitcoin 24 Hours a […]

$4.5T AUM Fidelity Offering Bitcoin to 401(k) Investors, an Industry First

Fidelity Investments announced Tuesday that it will begin offering Bitcoin to 401(k) investors, making it the first provider to do so. By mid-2022, the Bitcoin service will be offered to 23,000 employers who use Fidelity to manage their retirement. Fidelity is the nation’s largest retirement plan provider, with $11.3 trillion in assets under management, and […]

Bitcoin at Risk as US Treasury Urges Exchanges to Register with FinCen

Move bitcoin from exchanges

The US Treasury Department has declared that all Bitcoin and ”cryptocurrency” exchanges in the United States must register with FinCEN, the agency’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. With increased regulatory pressure, bitcoin users advocate to withdraw bitcoin from exchanges. Janet Yellen’s Treasury Department asked all virtual asset service providers (VASPs), including “cryptocurrency” exchanges, to fulfill Bank […]

Fort Worth Mining Bitcoin and Making History in the Process

Fort Worth Mining Bitcoin Mayor Mattie Parker

Fort Worth, Texas, is mining Bitcoin. Mayor Mattie Parker puts Fort Worth on the map as the first city in the United States to mine Bitcoin. Mayor Parker also oversaw the installation of the small mining farm in City Hall herself. Fort Worth City Hall’s climate-controlled information technology wing will house three Bitmain Antminer S9 […]

Startup from Austria lets you buy Bitcoin in 4 Taps

buy bitcoin in austria

To bring bitcoin to the mainstream, Austrian startup 21bitcoin is aiming to disrupt traditional finance. Their app just launched in the stores last week and promises users to purchase bitcoin within just 4 taps. The wait is finally over for the founders of 21bitcoin. Their new app has just launched for Android and iOS and […]