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Tune in as CoinDesk Editor Adam B. Levine and Intern Lyllah Ledesma run down daily action in bitcoin markets and some of the most important recent industry development.

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 24, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 24, 2020

    With BTC breaking $19K and Ethereum 2.0 ready to launch, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.




    Today's stories:

    Bitcoin Breaks $19K, New All-Time High Seems Imminent 

    Bitcoin, the world's No.1 cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has breached the $19,000 level.

    XRP Price Surges to 2-Year High as Airdrop Frenzy Builds 

    The December airdrop of 45 billion spark tokens may be fueling XRP's rapid climb to two-year highs, say analysts.

    Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Has Enough Funds to Launch 

    The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet.

    Gazprombank Switzerland Executes First Bitcoin Trades, Announces Payments Initiative 

    The regulated Swiss bank said it is working on developing a standard for cryptocurrency payments between members of the OpenVASP association.

    • 7 min
    SPONSORED: The Tectonic Shift in Crypto Adoption with BitGo CEO Mike Belshe

    SPONSORED: The Tectonic Shift in Crypto Adoption with BitGo CEO Mike Belshe

    In this sponsored "Ask Me Anything" session led by NLW, host of the Breakdown and featuring BitGo CEO Mike Belshe, they discuss the shifting landscape of bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption.

    • 25 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 23, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 23, 2020

    With BTC heading for a potentially volatile week and XRP hitting 16-month highs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.




    Today's stories:

    First Mover: Bitcoin 'Rich List' Grows as Whales HODL and Price Retakes $18K 

    Bitcoin's "rich list" hits an all-time high alongside the meteoric price rally.

    XRP Rises More Than 30% as Altcoins Piggyback on Bitcoin's Wave

    The native asset of the XRP ledger has surged to 16-month highs.

    China Construction Bank Pulls Planned Listing of Bitcoin-Tradable Bond

    The "Big Four" Chinese bank has suspended the listing of a $3 billion bond issuance that was intended to be tradable for bitcoin and U.S. dollars.

    China to Hold Second Lottery Trial of the Digital Yuan

    A lottery in Suzhou will additionally trial the offline feature of the digital yuan, per a Monday report.

    John Lennon's Son Says Bitcoin 'Empowers' People Like Never Before

    Sean Ono Lennon praised bitcoin for its ability to help individuals transcend politics and world events.

    • 9 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 20, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 20, 2020

    With a BTC retirement plan launch and Goldman Sachs digital yuan predictions, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.




    Today's stories:

    US Firm Launches Company-Sponsored Bitcoin Retirement Plans 

    Digital Asset Investment Management says its new retirement plans can help savers beat inflation.

    Morgan Creek CEO Says Bitcoin Doing 'Extremely Well' Due to Fed Reserve's Dollar Devaluation 

    CEO Mark Yusko said "zombie companies" left the Fed no choice but to devalue the dollar, prompting investors to turn to bitcoin and gold.

    Goldman Expects Digital Yuan to Reach 1B Users in 10 Years 

    Goldman Sachs predicts China’s digital yuan will attract 1 billion users within a decade, helping China’s commercial banks compete with fintech companies.

    Japan's Banking Giant MUFG Plans to Launch Blockchain Payment Network in 2021 

    Japanese banking giant MUFG plans to launch its blockchain payment network across the country in 2021 with U.S.-based fintech company Akamai.

    • 7 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 19, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 19, 2020

    With reactions to BTC's rise and reported miner problems in China, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.




    Today's stories:

    Deutsche Bank Says Investors Increasingly Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold as Inflation Hedge

    The Deutsche Bank analyst's comments are another sign of bitcoin's increasing acceptance in the mainstream of finance. 

    Bitcoin's Rally Could Be Caused by a Supply Crunch in China

    Chinese miners are struggling to sell their crypto in ways that would quickly get them much-needed cash in the face of a government crackdown on local exchanges.

    30 Japan Firms to Collaborate on Private Digital Yen: Reuters

    A group of Japanese companies plans to develop and test a private digital currency that would work alongside cash.

    'Not My Cup of Tea': Jamie Dimon Is Still Not a Bitcoin Fan

    The JPMorgan Chase CEO said it's only a matter of time before the government moves to regulate bitcoin.

    • 7 min
    ON PURPOSE: Emerging Bitcoin Infrastructure for Financial Advisers

    ON PURPOSE: Emerging Bitcoin Infrastructure for Financial Advisers

    On this episode of On Purpose, host Tyrone Ross speaks with Jason Wenk of Altruist.com, a soon-to-launch technology platform that helps your financial advisor give you a delightful experience with your money.

    • 19 min

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