20 Jan 2022: Never Sell!


"You didn't come this far to only come this far."
-Mick Kremling

Bitcoin: $42,718.06 | Dom: 40.1% | HR: 222.922 EH/s

Breaking: Twitter begins rolling out access to NFT profile pictures 

This Just In: CEO of Financial Services Giant Charles Schwab Walt Bettinger Calls Cryptocurrencies ‘Hard to Ignore’ | Senior ETF analyst Eric Balchunas sees ‘first ray of light’ on potential spot Bitcoin ETF approval | NYC Mayor Eric Adams Receives First Paycheck in Converted ETH, BTC

JACK DORSEY, SAYLOR TO SPEAK AT UPCOMING FREE BITCOIN CONFERENCE

TOP NEWS

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NOTABLE VOICES

  • SEC Commissioner Allison Lee Says Crypto Doesn’t Require Special Regulatory Framework
  • Bitcoin Won’t be Used For Payments Anytime Soon: Paxos CEO Charles Cascarilla
  • Hedge Fund Manager James Lavish: Bitcoin Will ‘Eventually Be Worth Over $1 Million per Coin’
  • Exclusive Interview with BitYard’s Michael Hung on Exchange’s Future Plans, Trading Options and Meme Coins
  • Ad restrictions won’t impact crypto demand, Binance CEO CZ says
  • Ripple's Brad Garlinghouse: XRP Scams on Fire

CELEBRATING A NEW YEAR IN BITCOIN WITH A ROUNDTABLE OF INFLUENCERS

Bitcoin
Bitcoin shrugs off Russia crypto ban fears as BTC price nears $43.5K. BTC Steady Ahead of Crypto Hearing and Jobs Report. Bitcoin (BTC) Makes Sixth Breakout Attempt from Descending Resistance. TA: Why Bitcoin Needs To Clear $42,500 For Hopes of a Fresh Rally. Here Are Closest Bitcoin Support and Resistance Levels According to On-Chain Data. Bitcoin Whales Bought Extra 40,000 Tokens Before Bounce Past $42K.

Altcoins
Ethereum Has One Obstacle to Fresh Highs, According to On-Chain Data. FTX Token (FTT) Breaks Out Above Four-Month Resistance. Top ETH Whales Again Stocking Up on LINK, MATIC and FTX as Altcoins Are Rising.ATOM, HEX and LUNA Leading Altcoin Rally with Average 10% Growth in Last 24 Hours. SushiSwap (SUSHI) Falls Below Year-Long Support Area. These were the 5 hottest coins on Twitter last week — And their price dynamics.

Doggie-Coin Watch
Dogecoin Spikes as Elon Musk Tweets Most Relatable Crypto Meme. Dogecoin Holders Urging McDonald's to Accept DOGE. The U.S. is the world’s most pro-Dogecoin country, study reveals. CoinEx Listing Sees $BABYDOGE Price Jump as Number of Hodlers Keeps Growing. Shiba Inu Dev Teases Big Idea That Might Shake Crypto Space as SHIB Price Settles. 

Analyst's Corner
Breaking ‘bear market’ in Bitcoin demand will spark next BTC price surge — Analysts. Crypto Analyst Smart Contracter Who Called 2018 Bitcoin Bottom Says a Bullish Reversal Pattern for BTC Is Forming. Ethereum (ETH), Solana (SOL) and Polygon (MATIC) Will Be Explosive in 2022, According to Altcoin Daily – Here’s Why. Crypto Analyst Justin Bennett Says Polkadot (DOT) Breakout Imminent – Here Are His Targets. Bitcoin and Ethereum Will Correct and Come Back Stronger, but Not These Crypto Assets: Bloomberg Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone. Bitcoin's Real Price Is $30,000 Now and Tether's $0.72: Peter Schiff Explains Why. The Real Crypto Adoption Is Happening in These Sectors, According to Ava Labs Chief John Wu. Jim Cramer Has Major Warning for Dogecoin Buyers.

Acquisition/Partnership
Maple Finance Scoops Up Lending Protocol Avari to Hasten Launch on Solana. Binance in talks with FC Barcelona over sponsorship deal. Australian Open Partners Decentraland For Official Grand Slam In Metaverse.

People on the Move
Serena Williams Joins Sorare To Help $4.3 Billion Blockchain Firm Conquer US Sports, Women’s Leagues. Former Coinbase VP of comms Kim Milosevich to take crypto CMO role at a16z. Former Binance US CEO Catherine Coley is still missing, and no one seems to be talking.

Acceptance/Adoption
El Salvador explores low-interest loans backed by Bitcoin. Google to Form Blockchain and Distributed Computing Division. Afghan Traders: Crypto Can Help Afghanistan if the Taliban Doesn’t Ban it.

ETFs/Funds
21 Shares Lists World’s First Cosmos (ATOM) ETP. Bitcoin Investment Products Lost Ground in 2021: CryptoCompare Outlook Report. Stash to Add Crypto to its Managed Portfolio Offering. With New Fund, Bitwise Aims to Capture Renewed NFT Interest.

Follow Dat Money
BlockFills raises $37 million to support global expansion. Solana-based 'move-to-earn' startup STEPN raises $5 million in SAFT sale. Canadian Bitcoin platform Shakepay raises $35M in Series A funding. Aleph.im raises $10M to develop censorship-resistant data storage. Solana DeFi Exchange 01 Exchange for Crypto Derivatives Nabs $2.2M in Seed Round. Metaverse startup Cyber has raised $6.7 million from a bevy of big-name NFT investors.

DeFi/CeFi
Crypto staking: How to pick the best staking coins for passive income. Money on Chain Ecosystem Turns Two, Here's What It Achieved So Far.

Blockchains
Dan Larimer and ENF to Fork EOSIO Codebase Into New Repository Called Mandel. Etherisc Insures Against Flight Delays Via Crypto Rails. 1inch Protocol Now Available on Avalanche and Gnosis Chain. Moonbeam (GLMR) launch brings EVM interoperability closer to the Polkadot network.

Exchange/Wallets/ATMs
Institutional crypto custodian Fireblocks adds support for Solana.

Witnesses address energy impacts of crypto mining during House hearing

Mining
Bitcoin Mining 'Is a Perfect Battery': Why Foundry Insists Green Activists are Wrong. Individual ETH miner hits jackpot with $540K block reward. Bitcoin Miners Eye Kazakhstan as Industry Execs Make US Case. What U.S. Lawmakers Need To Know About Proof-Of-Work Mining’s Energy Consumption. Digging Into The Data Of Bitcoin Mining Decentralization. Latest Bitmain Bitcoin Mining Rig to Include Liquid Cooling Technology.

Web3
Web 3.0 needs more users, not more investors. NFTs Shatter Monthly Trading Record With $4 Billion In Sales—Here's Why They're Still Booming Despite The Crypto Crash. Cryptocurrency Exchange Bybit Launches NFT Marketplace. NFT Market: Ethereum Loses Space to Solana – JPMorgan. Lindsay Lohan offering ‘experiential NFTs’ on Superfandom. Legendary Photographer Paul Nicklen Becomes Savage NFT Marketplace Ambassador. Overeality Launches as First People-Powered NFT Community. WAX to Give Out 10 Million Free NFTs in Largest-Ever NFT Drop. 'It’s Time': NBA Top Shot Maker Dapper Labs Set to Launch NFT Platform for UFC. Bud Light Owns a Nouns Ethereum NFT—And May Use It in Super Bowl Ad.

Regulation/Taxation
The SEC has issued $2.4B in crypto-related penalties since 2013. HIFO: The Tax Loophole That Could Be Helping Bitcoin Investors This Tax Season. Indonesian Islamic organization issues new fatwa against crypto use. 

HOW WILL THE LATEST POWELL PIVOT IMPACT BITCOIN?

Stablecoins/CBDCs
Fed Says Digital Dollar Could ‘Fundamentally Change’ The U.S. Financial System—But It’s Not Ready To Issue One Yet

With the good comes the bad, Secret Mining: Almost 180,000 Addresses on the Internet are at it – Study. 'Less sophisticated' malware is stealing millions: Chainalysis. XRP Lawsuit: Ripple Proves Greater Resilience In SEC Case As It Looks To Net Groundbreaking Win. XRP Was Declared Not to Be Security by SEC in 2018; What Changed in 2 Years? Fox Business Journalist Ponders. 


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