Prepare for Recession: Musk and Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein Weigh In; Galaxy Digital’s CEO Talks on Terra Collapse — Bitcoin.com News Week in Review

This week, both Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein and Tesla boss Elon Musk weighed in on the issue of an impending recession in the U.S., issuing sobering estimations. In the wake of Terra’s epic implosion, the topic is all the more critical, but LUNA-tattooed Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz still thinks the “crypto revolution is here […]

SWIFT Is Experimenting With Decentralized Technologies to Allow CBDC Interconnection

SWIFTSWIFT, the interbank payments protocol and messaging system, has announced it is working to connect the different central bank digital currency (CBDC) protocols in development today. The company has partnered with Capgemini, a digital services provider, making a series of experiments to ensure that the new set of CBDCs have cross-border payments and remittance capabilities. […]

Report: BRICS Countries Told to Consider Countering the Dollar’s Global Hegemony

Chinese experts have called on leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries to consider countering the dollar, whose global hegemony is thought to be abusive. Still, the experts concede that any attempt to diminish the dollar’s dominance will take time. BRICS Countries’ Dependence on the US-Dominated Global Financial System Chinese experts […]

Bill Gates: Crypto Has No Valuable Output — It’s Not Adding to Society Like Other Investments

Bill Gates: Crypto Is 'Not Adding to Society Like Other Investments'Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has explained why he does not own any bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. “I like investing in things that have valuable output,” Gates said, adding that crypto is “not adding to society like other investments.” Bill Gates on Crypto, and Why He Isn’t Investing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates shared his opinion about […]

Rich Dad Poor Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — Reveals Why He Remains Bullish

Rich Dad Poor Dad's Robert Kiyosaki Thinks Bitcoin Could Bottom Out at $9K — Reveals Why He Remains BullishThe famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, has explained why he is still bullish about bitcoin. He’s waiting for the cryptocurrency to test a new bottom before getting in, which he indicated could be as low as $9K. Kiyosaki Believes the Price of Bitcoin Could Fall to $9K The […]

Kevin O’Leary Expects US Crypto Regulations to Come Out After Midterm Elections

Kevin O'Leary Expects US Crypto Regulations to Come Out After Midterm ElectionsShark Tank star Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, says U.S. crypto regulations will not come out until after the midterm elections. He explained that President Joe Biden “is not interested in discussing crypto” when his approval ratings have sunk to record lows. O’Leary also cited other factors, including double-digit inflation and high food and gas […]

ETH Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Says The Merge Could Happen in August, There’s Also ‘Risk of Delay’

ETH Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Says The Merge Could Happen in August, There's Also 'Risk of Delay'Following the statements from Ethereum developer Preston Van Loon at the Permissionless conference, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has further confirmed The Merge will likely happen in August. Buterin noted, however, that it’s quite possible there’s still a risk of delay, and The Merge could happen in September or October 2022. The Merge Could Happen in […]