RUNE soars after Multichain capital reveals large position

Thorchain’s native token RUNE gained 30% in the last 24 hours after crypto venture firm Multicoin Capital revealed that it has accumulated a large position in the asset. RUNE was trading at roughly $3.90 on Feb. 23 before Multicoin announced their investment, which sent prices soaring to new all-time highs at $5.61. RUNE/USD: CoinGecko THORChain’s token was largely unaffected by the Feb. 22 crash that saw BTC and many altcoins dip significantly, with RUNE up 34% in the past seven days. This announcement comes off the back of a strong…

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Skybridge Capital Founder Predicts $100K Bitcoin Price This Year Due to ‘Heavy Demand’ and Diminishing Supply – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

The founder of asset management firm Skybridge Capital, Anthony Scaramucci, has predicted that the price of bitcoin will reach $100,000 before the year-end simply due to supply and demand. “You don’t have a lot of supply out there and very heavy demand,” he said. His firm currently has over half a billion dollars in bitcoin. Skybridge’s Founder Expects $100K Bitcoin Before End of Year Skybridge Capital founder and managing partner Anthony Scaramucci talked about his expectations for the price of bitcoin and his firm’s investment in the cryptocurrency during an…

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Fueled By Bitcoin Boom, Invictus Capital Sees Massive Growth In Q4 2020 – Bitcoin Magazine

This is a promoted article provided by Invictus Capital As the price of bitcoin and the crypto market as a whole continue to set new records, service providers in the space are also seeing significant growth. Few exemplify this momentum better than blockchain asset management firm, Invictus Capital. As bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies surge, Invictus’ assets under management (AUM) rose to $65.6 million over the fourth quarter of 2020. The average return for its seven funds was 45 percent over the period, with its latest Bitcoin Alpha Fund (IBA) registering…

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Ethereum’s realized cap spikes to record highs as capital floods in: Report

Ethereum’s realized capitalization has increased by nearly 50% in January so far to tag new all-time highs above $70 billion, according to CoinMetrics. The data shows that Ethereum’s realized cap has more than tripled since dropping below $25 billion in during March 2020’s “Black Thursday” crash.. Ethereum’s realized cap: CoinMetrics The realized capitalization metric calculates the value of a crypto asset’s supply according to when each unit last moved on-chain. The indicator seeks to estimate the price actually paid for each ETH in circulation — rather than simply multiply the…

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Billion-Dollar Wealth Manager Skybridge Capital Plans to Launch a Bitcoin Fund

In mid-November, a filing registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had shown that the investment firm Skybridge Capital may invest in crypto assets like bitcoin. Over a month later, Skybridge Capital filed another registration form with the U.S. SEC (Form D) as it plans to launch a bitcoin fund. The wealth management firm run by Anthony Scaramucci, Skybridge Capital, is launching a bitcoin fund called the Skybridge Bitcoin Fund L.P. The news of the Skybridge’s fund stems from a Form D Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The…

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Blockchain Capital Finds Americans Are Moving Toward Bitcoin Conviction – Bitcoin Magazine

Since the fall of 2017, tokenized investment fund Blockchain Capital has commissioned national market research firm The Harris Poll every 18 months to survey some 2,000 adults across the U.S. and gauge their progress through what the fund calls the “crypto adoption funnel.” Per this funnel model, an individual’s journey from awareness of cryptocurrencies to ownership and use of cryptocurrencies takes place across three major phases: the learning phase, the conviction phase and the adoption phase.  The surveys commissioned by Blockchain Capital are designed to determine where U.S. adults currently…

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Crypto funds see near-record inflows as capital floods out of gold

A new report from market data aggregator CoinShares has revealed recent surging crypto inflows amid record gold outflows. The report, published Dec. 7, notes that gold investment products have seen record outflows of $9.2 billion over the past four weeks, as BTC products saw inflows of $1.4 billion. The combined crypto fund sector saw record inflows of $429 million over the past two weeks, with Ethereum funds attracting significant investment following the completion of Eth2’s Phase 0 with the launch of the Beacon Chain on Dec. 1. Despite representing 14%…

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Microstrategy Plans a $400 Million Capital Raise to Buy More Bitcoin

Microstrategy Inc., said Monday that it is planning to sell $400 million in convertible senior notes to private investors so that it could buy more bitcoin. The Nasdaq-listed business intelligence and mobile software company already holds 40,824 bitcoin (BTC) in reserve, valued at $776 million at current prices of around $19,000 per each bitcoin. On Dec. 4, Microstrategy bought another 2,574 BTC for $50 million, adding to its initial $425 million haul from August and September. The firm holds the largest bitcoin reserves of any publicly traded company, according to…

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No need to fear the Bitcoin FUD, says Sino Global Capital

In the midst of the crippling price dips earlier this week, cryptocurrency traders seemed beset on all sides by fear, uncertainty, and doubt. However, Dermot McGrath, head of research at blockchain investment firm Sino Global Capital, said the firm prefers taking a long term view.  Shortly after a Thanksgiving Bitcoin dip to $16,200, news broke that the Chinese government had seized $4.2 billion in cryptocurrencies as part of the Plustoken Ponzi scheme court proceedings. Rumors swirled that those tokens were poised to be dumped on the open market, crashing prices…

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Israeli Lawmakers Plan to Exempt Bitcoin From Capital Gains Tax in Draft New Law

Israeli lawmakers have proposed in a draft new law to treat bitcoin as a currency instead of an asset for tax purposes, local media reported. According to a report from Globes, four legislators from the Yisrael Beiteinu political party presented the Income Tax Ordinance (Taxation of the Sale of Digital Currencies) bill in the Israeli parliament Knesset on September 22. The bill by the four – MK Oded Forer, Yevgeny Soba, Yulia Malinovsky, and Alex Kushnir – proposes several changes to crypto taxation, including the amendment of the existing tax…

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