The creator of the notorious stock-to-flow model (S2F), Plan B has recently detailed that the price of bitcoin has surpassed the S2F model price by 26%. The strong momentum has a number of crypto enthusiasts…

The Bank of New York Mellon, BNY Mellon, has set up a digital asset unit. The oldest bank in the U.S. plans to “hold, transfer, and issue” bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on behalf of its…

Three stories 1. Tesla caught a lucky break in announcing its $1.5 billion bitcoin purchase when it did. The auto giant is reportedly being investigated by Chinese authorities over safety and quality concerns, news that…

Maybe it’s just that winter is dragging on, but I find myself getting increasingly irritated with mainstream reports about Bitcoin that say it was a result of the financial crisis.  It wasn’t, and that matters.…

Welcome to this week’s Money Reimagined, coming to you two days into a new U.S. presidency.  Already, with various executive orders and a host of cabinet and agency nominee names emerging, President Joe Biden has…

Micheal Barr, the former member of Ripple’s board of advisors, is set to become the United States’ next banking regulator, according to a report. A former assistant treasury secretary, Barr will become the second individual…

Bitcoin (BTC) is back in familiar territory as the week begins after a weekend spent ranging in its new, albeit large, trading corridor above $30,000. With the United States presidential inauguration just days away, Cointelegraph…

Bitcoin’s momentum showed few signs of slowing on Friday, as prices pushed to a new all-time high after blowing through $40,000 for the first time.  In traditional markets, Asian and European shares rose and U.S. stock futures pointed to…

Without any doubt, the year 2020 was unlike any other year in the 21st century: The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, global governments unstoppably printing money, “lockdowns” and “social distancing” becoming the new normal, protests against racial…

Bitcoin flipped into positive territory ahead of the New York opening bell, tracking US stock futures’ gains as investors pinned hopes on Washington’s economic relief package. The benchmark cryptocurrency jumped 1.48 percent from its Asian…

A tug of war over Bitcoin’s future is becoming more ferocious.  This battle, pitting corporate interests seeking to profit from the Bitcoin system’s disruptive potential against an anti-corporatist dream for a human-first financial system that…

Bitcoin’s long-term bullish outlook may have received further support from investors’ latest bet on the long-dated Treasury notes. The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that investors believe that the Federal Reserve will start buying…

Short-sellers, who make money when the price of a targeted financial instrument declines, aren’t always popular with corporate or government leaders. Those on the receiving end of contrarian bets against stocks or currencies tend to…

Many Bitcoin analysts agreed that Bitcoin would stop rallying after its price hits $14,500. The cryptocurrency looked overbought on medium-term timeframes, a technical alert that typically amounts to a downside correction. But the bearish calls…

Sam Bankman-Fried, the CEO of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX, donated $5.2 million to vice president Joe Biden's presidential campaign. As The Wall Street Journal reported on Oct. 28, Biden’s presidential campaign received a total of…

The outcome of next month’s U.S. presidential election may not matter much for bitcoin’s price: Economic stimulus in the trillions of dollars is likely no matter who wins, bolstering the largest cryptocurrency’s appeal as a hedge against inflation. …

Before we get into this week’s column, an announcement, one I’m super excited about.  Today, we’re simultaneously launching a new podcast under the same name as this newsletter: CoinDesk’s Money Reimagined. Like the newsletter, it’s…

If you’ve ventured on to Crypto Twitter this year, you may have seen a tweet from the meme account WTF Happened in 1971? Created in March, the account posts numerous times a week to its…

For Australians of my generation, historian Geoffrey Blainey’s phrase the “tyranny of distance” was the defining descriptor of our place in the world, a place that seemed awfully far from everyone else.  In September of…

The American libertarian, economist and financial commentator Peter Schiff has been criticizing bitcoin for years, as he believes “bitcoin has no real value.” However, on Thursday Schiff asked the crypto community to give some bitcoin…

The Federal Reserve appears ready to pursue yet another untested strategy that could ultimately boost inflation – and possibly prices for bitcoin. The Fed is “preparing to effectively abandon its strategy of pre-emptively lifting interest rates to…

Michael Casey is on vacation this week. The following essay was written by Marc Hochstein, CoinDesk’s Executive Editor. Once I pried into a stranger’s affairs for no good reason at all. This happened almost 20 years…

As the U.S. dollar’s value slides, prices are suddenly rising for just about everything priced in dollars.  That includes bitcoin, which shot up some 13% on Monday for its biggest gain in almost three months. Prices…

The stock market isn’t usually considered an ally of cryptocurrencies, but with the big U.S. exchange Coinbase now rumored to be considering a share listing, some digital-asset industry insiders say a move toward more public ownership could accelerate…

A few years ago, when MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini was leading an interactive digital art project, she found the facial recognition technology it employed was far better at recognizing her lighter-skinned MIT colleagues.  …

Bitcoin's rally last week as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller…

Bitcoin's rally last week, as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered, served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital-asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller and…

A three-day rally that took the bitcoin price near $10,000 Thursday took a U-turn on profit-taking sentiment. The cryptocurrency fell to as low as $9,226 on Friday on US crypto exchange Coinbase, albeit sharply recovering…