This Week in Crypto: JPM, Tesla, BTC Options & More!!

May 04, 2021

📧Satoshi’s Last Message📧

On April 26th 2011, Satoshi Nakamoto sent out his last message to fellow Bitcoin developer Gavin Andresen

🏦JP Morgan and Bitcoin🏦

No timeline has been set for when JP Morgan will be making a Bitcoin product available to its accredited investors, but it appears that this investment will be more direct as NYDIG is noted as the custodian

🤑PayPal’s Bitcoin Demand🤑

Ever since it began offering the service earlier this year, PayPal has been buying up more than 70% of all newly mined BTC PayPal CEO Dan Schulman noted in an interview last week that this demand continues to grow

🏎Tesla Sells Bitcoin🏎

According to technoking CEO Elon Musk, Tesla sold 10% of its BTC holdings to ‘prove liquidity’; they wanted to prove to themselves and to shareholders that they can easily convert large amounts of BTC into cash

⚖DOJ Ransomware Taskforce⚖

Last Thursday the DOJ’s recently formed Ransomware Task Force published a report that calls for global cooperation on enforcing KYC and AML rules on all cryptocurrency related services and a ban on Bitcoin mixers

⛓EIB Bond On Ethereum⛓

The bond was purchased by three mega banks including Goldman Sachs and will be settled on the 28th of April in 2023

🤝Cardano Ethiopia Partnership🤝

Cardano’s ‘Atala Prism’ enterprise digital identity solution will be rolled out in over 3 and a half thousand Ethiopian schools to store the educational performance of over five million students

💰Wyoming U Starts Staking💰

Given Cardano’s close relationship with the University of Wyoming, it is likely that ADA will be one of the cryptocurrencies they will be staking

💳Mercado Libre Bitcoin Payments💳

You can now buy over 75 real estate properties in Argentina using Bitcoin through Mercado Libre’s online marketplace

⏲Bitcoin Options Expiry⏲

Bitcoin option expiries have resulted in a fairly predictable monthly price pattern for Bitcoin which begins with a rally and ends with a small dip

📈Crypto Market Analysis📈

Bitcoin dominance seems to have bottomed out at around 48 percent, which could mean a dry week for altcoins if this trend continues If Bitcoin dominance starts to rebound, a momentum reversal from alts back into BTC could be enough to push BTC to new all-time highs.


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