Could Donald Trump Ban Bitcoin?

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for institutional investors interested in crypto assets. Sign up here. Bitcoin yet again graced global headlines last week, after the…

Why Donald Trump, Ilhan Omar, and “Send Her Back” Are Trending

In just the last 24 hours, there’s been a flurry of news having to do with President Donald Trump, Representative Ilhan Omar, and the words “send her back.” At a rally held by the president on Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, Trump renewed his attacks on four progressive congresswomen, including Omar, while the crown chanted “Send…

Donald Trump impeachment bid fails in the House

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump said impeachment attempts were “ridiculous” A bid to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump has been blocked in the US House of Representatives. Texas Democrat Al Green filed the resolution after the House voted to denounce Mr Trump’s attacks aimed at four US congresswomen as racist. But…

Donald Trump’s bitcoin takedown signals global currency war

US President Donald Trump’s tweet attacking bitcoin (BTC-USD) highlights his increasing interest in controlling global currency markets — an interest that could create a “new world order” in foreign exchange. Trump last Thursday attacked cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and Facebook’s (FB) Libra, saying in a tweet that they are “highly volatile and based on thin air.”…

Donald Trump’s Bitcoin roast is a positive thing, Thomas Lee

Donald Trump’s recent attack on the crypto space could push Bitcoin up to $40,000 by year-end, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Head of Research Thomas Lee. In an interview with Yahoo Finance, he said: “On balance, it’s a positive because cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin really are in the main stage now, with the Congress, the Fed,…

Donald Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook’s Libra in Twitter tirade

President Donald Trump is angry. And he’s taken to Twitter to let the world know how he feels, for a change. This time, cryptocurrency has got his goat—specifically, Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra. “I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on…

Bitcoin Steady Despite Donald Trump’s Sudden Attack On ‘Unregulated Crypto Assets’

Bitcoin, which has taken a beating over the last few days, has held steady despite U.S. president Donald Trump unleashing a tirade against bitcoin, Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency project and what he called “unregulated crypto assets.” The bitcoin price is trading sideways over the last 24-hour trading period, holding at around $11,360 per bitcoin, but remains…

Donald Trump Not a Fan of Bitcoin And Crypto? Too Volatile, He Says

Wow, just wow. Donald Trump, the president of the United States, has openly commented on Bitcoin and crypto assets. On Twitter no less. This is presumably the businessman-turned-most powerful man on Earth’s first public comment on the cryptocurrency space since he began his presidency. Donald Trump Talks Bitcoin & Crypto On Friday morning (Asia time),…

“Fickle Fallible” Donald Trump Will Make Bitcoin Global Currency: Lopp

Bitcoin does not need to do anything to become a global reserve currency until Mr. Donald Trump is in command at the White House. That is what Jameson Lopp of CASA said on Friday in response to the President Trump’s call to manipulate the value of the US dollar. The chief technology officer stated that financial…