17 Jan 2022: Crypto is Eating The World!


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Bitcoin
TA: Bitcoin Price Consolidates, Why Break above $43.5K Is The Key. Bitcoin (BTC) MACD Momentum Flashes Bullish Signal, Approaches Positive Territory. Bitcoin payments decline as other cryptocurrencies grow. Tonga accepts Bitcoin donations amid tsunami onslaught. 

BTC ‘likely’ to repeat Q4 2020 move — 5 things to watch in Bitcoin this week

Altcoins
TA: Why Ethereum At Risk of Fresh Decline, $3,200 Holds The Key. Ethereum Staking Contract Faces Inflow Spike as Coin's Price Drops by 30%. Cardano Hits 3-Week High Amid Flurry of Activity. Cardano Is a Better Bet Than Bitcoin and Ethereum Right Now and The Price Is Suddenly Soaring; Surpasses Ethereum by Transaction Volume as ADA Price Soars. Cardano Proves To Be The Crypto To Watch In 2022 As Transaction Volume Skyrockets. $NEAR Surges to New All-Time High Above $20 After NEAR Foundation Raises $150M. $40 Million Worth of XRP Withdrawn by This Whale from Binance, Here Are Potential Reasons. $14.6 Million in MATIC Bought by Major ETH Whales, Moved Away from Binance. 29,000 FTX Tokens Bought by Whale as FTT Flips SHIB to Clinch Biggest Token Position. OlympusDAO's OHM Token Tanks 30% Amid Profit-Taking, Liquidations. Fantom (FTM) Reaches Highest Ever Daily Close.Down, but not out: Here’s why Theta could be a breakout star in 2022. 

Doggie-Coin Watch
383.5 Million SHIB Burned in Past 3 Days, While Coin Is in Decline. Dogecoin (DOGE) Reclaims $0.165 Level to Test Long-Term Support. Ethereum, Dogecoin and Shiba Inu Chipping Away at Bitcoin's Crypto Payment Market Share.

Analyst's Corner
Bitcoin Predicted to Plunge Below $30,000 by Invesco. Bitcoin stays in tight range as analyst Scott Melker eyes potential 'interesting week' in BTC. Bitcoin and Ethereum Positive Catalysts to Watch Out for in 2022: IntoTheBlock. Raoul Pal Unveils 2022 Price Predictions for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), Says One Crypto Sector Will Explode This Year. One Ethereum Rival Will Follow Explosive Rallies of Solana (SOL) and Avalanche (AVAX), According to Top Crypto Analyst Cantering Clark. Litecoin (LTC) Whales in Longest Accumulation Streak Since 2017 and Fantom (FTM) Flashing Bullish Signal Amid Epic Rally Close to All-Time High: Crypto Intelligence Firm Santiment. Crypto analyst Michael van de Poppe outlines Cardano entry points amid strong ADA performance. 

Follow Dat Money
Animoca Brands Led $8M Series A for Burnt Finance. Mechanism Capital Launches $100M Fund Focused on P2E Gaming.

Notable Voices
Bitcoin Bull Max Keiser Updates $220,000 BTC Prediction – Here’s His Timeline. Bitwise CIO Matt Hougan Lays Out Argument for Bitcoin ETF Coming in 2022.  ADALend's CEO Kaspars Koskins Explains Why Cardano Is Superior to Ethereum. Dogecoin Creator Billy Markus Makes Fun of "Web3 People" Once Again. JPMorgan's Exec Umar Farooq Says Crypto Is in Napster Age.

Adoptions/Acceptance
UK 3rd for ETH ownership as crypto adoption grows 1% in December: Survey. Pakistan's president Arif Alvi calls for more training in blockchain technology. Bitcoin Bonds & Bividends – How Crypto Has Gone Mainstream.

Partnerships/Acquisitions
Two Prime Teams Up With Bain Capital-backed Venture Fund

People on the Move
Crypto.com’s venture fund hires former tech journalist Jon Russell.

DeFi/CeFi
4 DeFi Projects That Will Rock 2022

Blockchains
Ethereum Breaks Another Fundamental Record: Details. Polygon Teases Major Release for Indian Gaming Community Soon. TON Blockchain Aims To Bring True Financial Freedom To The World In 2022. The 5 Promising Blockchain Projects Leading The Way Forward For Decentralized Technology In 2022. Binance destroys over 1.68 million BNB tokens in its latest burn.

Exchanges
Binance to Establish a Crypto Exchange in Thailand (Report)

Control your wealth - Exodus makes crypto a delightful experience (Podcast)

Mining
Bitcoin’s Hashrate Rises to All Time High. $1.6 Billion Bitcoin Miner Rhodium Enterprises to IPO.

Regulation
FinCEN announces sweeping money laundering regulations overhaul. OCC Chief Michael Hsu Calls for Collaboration of Federal Entities in Crypto Regulation. Australia's Financial Watchdog Warns Against Investing Retirement Savings into Crypto. Former Thai SEC chief lays out three critical issues with crypto taxations. Crypto Needs to Get Real About Compliance. Ignorance no excuse: IRS to hunt NFT tax cheats for billions of dollars. South African Crypto Regulation Coming in 2022, Say Crypto CEOs. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Calls for Uniform Approach to Crypto Regulation.

Web3
Metaverse Project Pavia Debuts on the Cardano Blockchain. Ralph Lauren CEO says metaverse is way to tap into younger generation of shoppers. Mars4 Metaverse NFTs Sold in Less Than 24 Hours, $250,000 Secured. Next Earth Metaverse IDO Goes Live on Native Launchpad on Jan. 22: Details. What Is Illuvium? Learn About the Highly Anticipated NFT Game. Polygon Expands Its Footprint As Evolving NFT And Gaming Ecosystems Seek Ethereum Alternatives. Crypto DAO spends €2.66M on Jodorowsky's Dune thinking they would own its copyright, receives mass ridicule on Twitter.

CBDCs/Stablecoins
CBDCs and stablecoins: EY advises banks to ‘prepare for what’s coming.’ 70% of Jamaica population to adopt CBDC in 5 years, prime minister says. Central Bank of Malaysia is Testing Efficiency of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

With the good comes the bad, Bitcoin User Loses Record $1.1M in Scam Michael Saylor Giveaway and Indians Visited Fraudulent Crypto Websites Almost 10 Million Times in 2021. Ripple and XRP Army Giving SEC Hardest Time in Court Ever: US Blockchain Association Head of Policy. Journalist bluffs his way into a senior Binance job worth $220K per year.



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