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Last Week Crypto News Today #5

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In today’s edition of Last Week Crypto News Today we had to sither through a lot of hype and BS to bring you only the news that matters for the long term adoption of the blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

SEC shifting to a more positive stance to Marshall Islands planning to its own National Cryptocurrency, the news from all around the space is quite exciting.  Libra’s crosshairs with France is not so positive but nothing that we did not already expect.

If you want to see all the important news from 2018 until this edition, check out our News Compilation.

Let’s look at this week’s news.

France refuses development of Libra “on European soil”

FranceWe anticipated a lot of backlash for Facebook’s Libra project. As we saw in earlier news, a US delegation made trip to Switzerland to discuss Libra.  Now, France is not playing the diplomatic game.  France said it will not allow development of Libra.  As per the google translated version of the news, Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy, said “I want to say it with great clarity: under these conditions, we can not authorize the development of the Libra on European soil,” said the minister. In his eyes, “the monetary sovereignty of states is at stake”.  The ‘under these conditions’ note probably leaves room for France to change its stance if the ‘conditions’ change.  However, only time will tell how things pan out for Libra.

Will we see an SEC approved Bitcoin ETF?  “Yes,” says SEC Chairman, Jay Clayton

sec commisionIn an interview with CNBC (Minute: 4.29), SEC Chairman, Jay Clayton addressed a question on ‘Whether we are any closer to getting an Bitcoin ETF’. Clayton said “short answer is YES, however, there is a lot of work to be done, especially on the custody front.” At this point, market has stopped speculating about a Bitcoin ETF, however, a stamp of approval from the SEC will go a long mile in the bitcoin adoption journey.

LCX to tokenize $25 Million movie fund with Wesley Snipes

LCXLiechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) announced that it will work with Wesley Snipes to tokenize $25 Million in a movie fund to produce a movie and TV shows.  This tokenization is expected to open doors for retail investors to invest in the entertainment industry alongside big name producers and icons.  The fund will be called Daywalker Movie Fund (DMF) and Wesley Snipes production studio Maandi House will produce the movie and the shows with the funds raised from the tokens.

“Cryptocurrencies are the most important innovation since the internet” says Travis Kling of Ikigai Investment

IKIGAI LogoAdmitting to have not invested in Bitcoin when he first came across the asset in 2014 and only noticed it when the prices went up in 2016, Travis Kling of Ikigai Asset Management, in a recent interview on CNN, said once he started learning about this technology, he came across “one revolutionary concept after another, and collectively, over about 500 hours of self-study convinced myself that this technology is the most important innovation since the internet and most significant investment opportunity of a generation.” He also joked about that no one wants to “be the Bitcoin Pizza guy that spent 10k Bitcoin on a pizza.”

FanDuel now accepts Bitcoin deposits, offers up to $2000 in bonus

Fanduel LogoFanDuel, a sporting entertainment company that generated $220 Million in entry fees alone is now accepting Bitcoin deposits on their platform through BitPay. “NFL Football is one of the most popular sporting events to watch and the start of the football season makes it a perfect time to introduce Bitcoin to these fans,” said Sonny Singh, BitPay’s Chief Commercial Officer. “We wanted to have the option in place for Bitcoin users to deposit cryptocurrency into their FanDuel accounts and take advantage of the daily fantasy sports games,” Bitpay’s press release stated.  The press release further states that the “first-time FanDuel customers can deposit a minimum of $10,000 to receive an additional 10% deposit, up to a $2,000 bonus.”

FCA approved Arbitrage Fund raises $50 Million

Nickel Asset ManagementNickel Asset Management, a UK based hedge fund manager, has secured approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to launch its Crypto Investment Fund.  This new vehicle has already raised $50 Million. Nickel Asset Management CEO Anatoly Crachilov explains that their vision “is that it’s simply a matter of time until digital assets become part of institutional portfolio.” The approval from the UK government agency will help Nickel Asset Management to manage funds of up to $100 Million and target institutional investors.

Marshall Islands moves forward with its plan to issue national cryptocurrency

To be the first ever for a government, Marshall Islands is moving forward with its plans to issue national cryptocurrency on blockchain. David Paul, Environment Minister and Minister-in-Assistance to the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), said “This is something which no other government has done, made possible by blockchain.”  The cryptocurrency will be called Marshallese Sovereign (SOV).  Paul said “Blockchain won’t just let us create our own money for the first time — the sovereign is a new kind of money, one which enshrines our Marshallese values.”

Warner Music Group will work on Blockchain and joins $11 Million investment fund

Warner Music GroupDapper Labs signed a contract with Warner Music to “offer unique digital assets on a new blockchain,” according to an article on Forbes. “The main goal is to create new avenues where the fans of our artists can explore their fandom,” says senior vice president of business development Jeff Bronikowski, who oversees Warner Music’s innovation group, “and engage with the artists in new and different ways that they haven’t done before.”

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Crypto Roundup: All Your YouTube Influencers in One Place

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Visit our Crypto Roundup section daily for a dose of all your favorite Crypto YouTube influencers in one place.    

Worried about missing updates from your favorite YouTube crypto influencers?  

Welcome to the Crypto Roundup.  

On this page, we will post a quick summary of the videos from some of the most popular YouTube crypto influencers.

Ivan on Tech  Altcoin Daily

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Ellio Trades Lark Davis

Data Dash Bitboy Crypto

MMCrypto Chico Crypto

Altcoin Daily

Video title: Bitcoin Will Be OVER $20,000 By Christmas 2020! BIGGEST WEALTH SHIFT OF OUR LIFETIME! Cryptocurrency

Date: 19-Nov-20

  • World’s biggest wealth shift of our lifetime is happening right now and no mainstream media is talking about it, except CNBC.

  • Preston Pysh predicted on August 26th that: “Bitcoin should be reaching its all time high by Christmas.”

  • If you are looking to buy a dip, there may not be one.
  • Ricardo Salinas Pliego, a mexican billionaire, has just revealed that 10% of his liquid assets are into bitcoin.

Lark Davis

Video Title: STOCKS HIT NEW HIGHS! WILL COVID VACCINES LEAD TO MEGA PUMP IN 2021? [Are You Ready?]

Date: 19-Nov-2020

  • Stock markets and bitcoin pumps higher on the news of the second successful covid vaccine.
  • There could be more chances for the new stimulus. Means more inflation, more debt and simultaneously pumps stocks, gold and bitcoin.

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Video Title: BITCOIN $18.5k TOP!!?! DON’T BE FOOLED!! HODL FOMO BEGINS!!! $TRILLIONS FLOOD!!

Date: 18-Nov-2020

  • Overall sentiment of Bitcoin has changed drastically from ICO craze in 2017 to a time where people are FOMOing to own more bitcoin.

Ivan on tech 

Video Title: BIG WARNING TO ALL HODLERS!!!!!!!!! DO NOT GET REKT!!! BITCOIN $18,500 REJECTED – NOW WHAT?

Date: 18-Nov-2020

  • Ivan expects bitcoin to shoot past $20K resistance before end of this year, giving it 85% probability

Chico Crypto

Video Title: World’s Most Powerful Turn BULLISH on BITCOIN

Date: 19-Nov-2020

  • All those who hold big bags of Bitcoin will come out of the shadows to talk up the Bitcoin rally, a $20K bitcoin could be on the cards before the end of this year
  • Ethereum mining could act as a big catalyst for Ethereum’s price
  • Big companies like google could play a bigger role in mass adoption of crypto

Let the FOMO begin…

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Lessons from the Veteran HODLERS to the Newbies!

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For all those who entered the crypto market after the 2017 bull run – here are few lessons from the HODLERS from the last bull run(s).

This is our attempt at making all you newbies aware of the mistakes veteran cryptoers did.

Let’s get started…

Don’t FOMO in to all the hype

FomoIt’s hard not to FOMO in crypto.  The trick is to make sure you don’t lose your shirt in crazy bets.  Always limit your bets to what you are comfortable losing.

The common ways you can become victim of FOMO are:

  • Following your favorite YouTuber without actually doing your own research on the project.
  • Investing into projects at the top.
  • Believing in promises of 100x or 1000x without any substance behind those claims.

HODLing far too long

Remember why you are into crypto – to make the money.

Never fall in love with your crypto, and HODL the tokens even when they are 10x and more.

Have a strategy to take your capital out before you become a HODLer.  

If you believe the project really has what it takes to go beyond 100x and more, just sell in instalments so as to not miss the ride.

One of the best ways to HODL is to take your capital in full and profit in tranches.

This rekt story will give you a right perspective of what it looks like, it’s one of many:

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Never go all in on one project. No matter how strong the project may look, even the projects with strong fundamentals don’t do well sometimes. 

And, you will be kicking yourself watching other projects go up and your portfolio just doesn’t seem to make a move.

And don’t over do it and have a portfolio with over 100 projects either. It is very difficult not to have invested in more than 15 projects but anything less than 20 is a good way to go, in our opinion. 

Put aside the share of Profits for Taxes.

One way you can get a good night’s sleep is by paying taxes. 

Always keep a habit of putting aside a % of your profits in USDT or other stable coins, as a reserve to take advantage of market volatility and also to meet your tax obligations. 

Exchanges are more evil during bull run

Foreign ExchangesDon’t trust exchanges. Yes we already know that, but they play more games during bullrun, some intentional and some technical. 

Many exchanges tend to go under maintenance when the prices shoot up too high too soon (Coinbase?), and you can’t sell. 

And the shady exchanges scam out before you know.

Regulators seem interested when the market cap of these projects goes through the roof, which then adds FUD around the project crashing the prices.  

Exchange may freeze funds pending investigations when such issues arise.

Take for example OKEx. Users are unable to withdraw their assets from the exchange for almost a month now, not certain if they ever will, and all that started with the legal dispute.

Never fall for Arbitrage gains

Arbitrage is when you buy in one exchange at a lower rate and sell on the other for a higher rate to take some profits. 

Some shady exchanges show a lot higher prices than the other genuine exchanges and when you deposit your assets to sell at those prices there won’t be actual volume to execute the trade. You may be stuck with either a high fee for withdrawal or other funky rules to take your own money out. 

Remember, there is no free Giveaway

Free CryptoScammers rise with the rising market.  

When the crypto market buzzes with all time highs – scammers cash in big time on newbies.

The most lucrative scam in crypto is ‘Free Giveaway’. Whether it be through YouYube ads or discussion groups and wherever they can get your attention.  Read this article on various sophisticated scams that are being deployed.

We hope these lessons help you through your trades and crypto life.  Stay safe and always DYOR.

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Crypto Roundup: All Your YouTube Influencers in One Place

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Visit our Crypto Roundup section daily for a dose of all your favorite Crypto YouTube influencers in one place.    

Worried about missing updates from your favorite YouTube crypto influencers?  

Welcome to the Crypto Roundup.  

On this page, we will post a quick summary of the videos from some of the most popular YouTube crypto influencers.

Ivan on Tech  Altcoin Daily

Crypto Zombie Box Mining

Ellio Trades Lark Davis

Data Dash Bitboy Crypto

MMCrypto Chico Crypto

Altcoin Daily

Video title: The United States Just Brought Bitcoin into the National Conversation!! | Cryptocurrency in 2021

Date: 16-Nov-20

  • Former National Treasurer and the new US Senator Elected, Cynthia Lummis, said Bitcoin fits the bill as a good store of value as it is finite and limited, unlike the inflationary fiat currency.

  • Grayscale adds over 7000 more bitcoin in just the last 24 hours.
  • Just over 16% ETH staked for ETH 2.0 launch on Dec 2 2020.
  • Bitcoin Cash hard fork takes place tomorrow.

Crypto Zombie

Video Title: WARNING!!! BITCOIN 2017 BEAR FRACTAL RETURNS!!! BTC WORST CASE SCENARIO…

Date: 14-Nov-2020

  • Institutional money starts flowing into bitcoin.

  • Paypal goes live with its crypto trading platform for eligible customers. They have also raised the buying limits from the initially set $10,000 to $20,000 per week.
  • DIA, an DeFI Oracle provider, integrates with Polkadot.

Ivan on tech 

Video Title: BITCOIN WILL DO SOMETHING INSANE THIS WEEK!!!! -30% DUMP AHEAD vs $20,000 PARTY – Programmer

Date: 16-Nov-2020

  • Bitcoin could make a big move this week, either hit 20K or we may see a 20% to 30% drop
  • Chainlink partners with Etherisc to deliver agricultural insurance in Kenya.

Ellio Trades

Video Title: UNLOCKING $100 TRILLION? This low cap gem seeks to bridge CeFi and DeFi

Date: 15-Nov-2020

  • DeFI could be similar to the ICO craze in 2017
  • Low cap gem: AllianceBlock
  • AllianceBlock is bridging the gap between DeFi and CeFi
  • AllianceBlock Partnership with Orion Protocol and Chainlink.

Chico Crypto

Video Title: WARNING! An “EVIL” Entity Wants Control of BITCOIN…

Date: 15-Nov-2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45Ac-5y2ofg

  • 90% of Bitcoin’s mining pools are controlled by China based mining pools
  • As the value of bitcoin goes up – there is a threat of push to ‘control’ the network from China
  • Binance is looking to push through the 50% mining share and Chico believes this could be dangerous

Visit our Crypto Roundup section daily for a dose of all your favorite Crypto YouTube influencers in one place. 

Thank you for reading and sharing this article. We appreciate you.

Stay safe and healthy!

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