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Key Words: Crypto critic: Trump says he’s not a ‘fan’ of bitcoin or Facebook’s libra

That is the view from U.S. President Donald Trump who went after cryptocurrencies in a pair of wee-hour tweets on Thursday, saying that unregulated assets can “facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity...”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2019

Bitcoin Noticeably Absent From Senate Hearing on Facebook’s Libra

For a panel about a proposed cryptocurrency, Tuesday's Senate Facebook hearing was light on actual crypto talk......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 16th, 2019

Cryptos Are Crashing As Libra Hearing Ends, Bitcoin Back Below $10k

Bitcoin tumbled back below $10,000 and dragged the rest of the crypto space lower after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies. Bitcoin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Is ‘Not Comfortable’ With Facebook’s Libra

In a press conference Monday, Mnuchin voiced the Trump administration's concerns with Facebook's Libra and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 15th, 2019

US President Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Not a Fan’ of Bitcoin

US President Donald Trump tweeted about bitcoin and Facebook's Libra on Thursday. He's not a fan......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 11th, 2019

ShapeShift Founder Says Crypto Exchange Service Will Support Libra

Erik Voorhees thinks that Facebook's currency will be a gateway for bitcoin adoption......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 28th, 2019

Why Facebook Chose Stablecoins as Its Path to Crypto

When Facebook Inc. developed Libra, its planned digital currency, it decided to focus on one version of the crypto world known as stablecoins. They’re not the biggest or best-known players in the field pioneered by Bitcoin. But to the broad ran.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 18th, 2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra

Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and b.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 18th, 2019

Bitcoin Price Unfazed By Unveiling of Facebook’s Libra Crypto

Bitcoin is struggling to gather upside traction following Facebook's official announcement of its Libra cryptocurrency project......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 18th, 2019

Ask a Fool: How Is Facebook"s Libra Cryptocurrency Different From Bitcoin?

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Category: futuresSource: nasdaqJul 19th, 2019

Weekly Edge: Bitcoin"s Value Plummets As Facebook"s Libra Comes Under Heavy Scrutiny

Weekly Edge: Bitcoin"s Value Plummets As Facebook"s Libra Comes Under Heavy Scrutiny.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 19th, 2019

Consumer Advocates Urge Libra Members to Quit Facebook Crypto

A coalition of consumer advocacy groups urged the Libra Association's 28 member firms to quit the Facebook-led project......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 18th, 2019

Consumer Advocates Urge Libra Members to Quit Facebook’s Crypto Project

A coalition of consumer advocacy groups urged the Libra Association's 28 member firms to quit the Facebook-led project......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 18th, 2019

As Crypto Crash Continues, John McAfee Doubles-Down On $1 Million 2020 Bitcoin Price Prediction

Bitcoin prices rapidly approached $9,000 overnight (down almost 35% from the mid-June highs) as the Libra hearing sparked concerns of more regulatory crackdown from a clueless (or frightened) Congress desperate to cling to its power......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 17th, 2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency

Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value.  The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled Facebook on its pla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2019

Cuba Libra? Island Nation Slowly Explores Cryptocurrency Options

Cuba highlights the difference between bitcoin and corporate token projects like Facebook's Libra......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJul 16th, 2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans

The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Bitcoin falls below $10,000 after Facebook grilled on crypto plans

Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday, breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Watch Live: Senate Grills Facebook Crypto Head About "Libra" Digital Currency

Ever since Facebook unveiled its plans to introd.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 16th, 2019

New US House Bill Would Ban Big Tech From "Banking", Fine Facebook"s Libra $1 Million Per Day

Shortly before Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin held his crypto-fearmongering press conference, CoinTelegraph's Kollen Post reports that.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 15th, 2019

Mnuchin says Treasury has "serious concerns" about Facebook"s Libra, bitcoin

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 15th, 2019