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What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the first cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. With the underlying technology blockchain, bitcoin has redefining money in terms of money form, money issuance standard and money movement. Bitcoin has a limit of 21 million coins and uses proof-of-work (POW) consensus. In some sense, bitcoin removes our reliance on central banks and traditional financial institutions that we have to trust on. Bitcoin brings monetary freedom.


Argentina Approves First Regulated Bitcoin Futures Index
The securities regulator of Argentina has approved the first regulated Bitcoin futures index on the Matba Rofex exchange, with the futures contract based on the price of BTC provided by various entities in the country. This provides a safe and regulated way for qualified investors to gain exposure to Bitcoin in a transparent environment. The launch of the Bitcoin futures contract comes as Argentina struggles with high inflation and citizens turn to Bitcoin as a way to mitigate its effects.
Bitcoin Surpasses $30,000 Mark, Reaches New High in 2023
Bitcoin has exceeded the $30,000 mark, reaching a new high for 2023, with gains of almost 46% in the last month. Experts anticipate its price to rise as the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) report on April 12 approaches. The Crypto Fear and Greed Index indicates the market's optimism, scoring 68 out of 100.
"Deutsche Bank share slide fuels global banking fears"
Deutsche Bank's recent share slide has added to concerns about the state of the global banking system and the possibility of a new financial crisis. As governments try to protect the dollar's status as the world reserve currency, concerns about hyperinflation and a historic correction of the economic system are growing. Some members of the Bitcoin community are looking to the cryptocurrency as a potential hedge against inflation.
Former Coinbase CTO Bets $1 Million on Bitcoin Reaching $1 Million in 90 Days
Former Coinbase chief technology officer Balaji Srinivasan has placed a bet worth $1 million on Bitcoin's price reaching $1 million by June 17. Srinivasan accepted the wager from pseudonymous Twitter user James Medlock, who bet $1 million that the United States would not experience hyperinflation.
Bitcoin Surges as US Inflation Rises
The price of Bitcoin surged over $26,000 as the US Department of Labor reported a 0.4% increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2023, with inflation rising by 6% over the last year. The cryptocurrency markets reacted positively to the news, with both Bitcoin and Ether experiencing price surges.
European Asset Manager Believes Bitcoin is Not Doomed Despite Industry Collapse
A European asset manager, Amundi, believes that the ongoing cryptocurrency industry collapse does not mean that digital assets like Bitcoin are doomed to fail. Despite BTC's inability to protect investors from rising inflation, its limited supply may still attract attention if inflation remains high.
ARK Invest CEO: Crypto Assets Will See Huge Turn
ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood predicts 2% inflation. Due to diminishing money supply, Wood expects inflation to go below this level and potentially into negative territory. The business recently sold its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) shares and bought 320,000 Coinbase shares for $17.6 million.
Bitcoin Braces for Deeper Bear Market as Fed Eyeing Another Big Rate Hike
The Fed has already announced five rate hikes this year, but the institution has not yet been able to contain the surging inflation.
Data Shows US Economy Shrinks Amid Recession while Crypto Surges in Bearish Rally
According to the New York Empire State Index, a weakening of the U.S economy is worrying manufacturers. Meanwhile, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are seeing a rally in their movements.
Bitcoin Needs to Continue Standing above $19,200 to Dilute Downward Pressure, Analyst Says
Market analyst Ali Martinez believes the leading cryptocurrency should stand above $19,200 to reduce selling pressure because this is a significant level.

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