Shorts cryptonews for this week 42/52 (2021)

By Pasucaru | pass fire | 23 Oct 2021


- Happy ATH : Bitcoin hits a new all-time high at over $ 67,000 and Ethereum jumps back above $ 4,000.

- Total Value Locked (TVL) in Decentralized Finance (DeFi) projects has reached a new high. It is close to $ 240 billion.

- Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones believes that Bitcoin is a better hedge against inflation than gold. (CNBC)

- PayPal records biggest bitcoin trading volume since BTC price drop in May, the world's largest payment service provider processed $ 145.60 million in bitcoin transactions on the day BTC hit its all-time high of $ 67,000.

- Walmart has started installing Bitcoin ATMs in its stores in the United States. (CoinDesk)

- ProShares' Bitcoin ETF traded for $ 320 million in shares in the first 30 minutes. (Blockworks) and  officially reached $ 1 billion in trading volume on the first day (tuesday, 19th), the 2nd largest ETF launch ever. (Twitter: James Seyffart)

- U.S. SEC Approves VanEck's Second Bitcoin ETF. The ETF will start trading next week. (Bitcoin Magazine) and SEC clears third Bitcoin ETF from Valkyrie Investments.  CoinDesk)

- Facebook chose Coinbase as its custodian partner for its pilot of Novi, a new digital wallet that makes it possible to send and receive money abroad instantly, securely and at no cost. (Coinbase) and Coinbase is entering into a long-term partnership with the NBA and WBNA to become their exclusive crypto sponsor. (The Block)

- FTX exchange has raised $ 420 million from 69 investors and has now reached a valuation of $ 25 billion.

- The social network Reddit plans to create its own NFT platform. (TheStreet)

- Sotheby's, one of the most influential art auction houses in the world, opens platform for NFTs.

- Salvador's national airline Volaris will start accepting Bitcoin payments. (Bitcoin Magazine)

- Kazakhstan (the 2nd largest crypto mining hub in the world) is considering "limiting" bitcoin mining to deal with power shortages. (BollyInside)

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