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Bitcoin drops below $40,000 as global market selloff spreads to cryptocurrencies

[MarketWatch, Getty] Expected cryptocurrency ban in Russia also weighs Bitcoin prices were trading at levels not seen since August, pushing below a key support level on Friday, as a selloff of perceived riskier assets spread to cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin BTCUSD, -7.74%, the world largest crypto by market cap, slid more than 7% to $39,010, which took it below the […]

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New York Mayor Adams to receive first paycheck in cryptocurrency

[Reuters] New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Thursday said his first paycheck, to arrive on Friday, will be automatically converted into cryptocurrency via Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O). The salary will be converted to ethereum and bitcoin, the statement added. The mayor last year said he would take his first three paychecks in bitcoin and signaled his intention […]

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Rare Lincoln penny sells for $201 online – do you have one in your spare change?

[The Sun] A PENNY featuring 16th President Abraham Lincoln has sold for more than $200 online. The coin is a part of the Lincoln wheat cent series, which first entered circulation in 1909. You’ll find the S on the coin under the yearEventually, the wheat design was replaced by memorial cent in 1959.  When it comes to Lincoln pennies in general, […]

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A 15-year-old whose NFT art sales over the past year are now worth more than $1 million breaks down how he did it

[Fortune] NFT art is everywhere right now. This 15-year-old explains how his art got to be valued at more than $1 million. Jaiden Stipp, a 15-year-old from Tacoma, Wash., created his first piece of digital artwork on a whim back in February 2021, a moving graphic of an astronaut-skeleton hybrid waving on the moon. Fast-forward to today, […]

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Crypto.com Suspends Withdrawals After ‘Unauthorized Activity’

[Bloomberg, Getty] Crypto traders report suspicious transactions on the platformCrypto.com customers will have to reset security measuresCrypto.com said it stopped all deposits and withdrawals while it investigates “unauthorized activity” on some accounts.  The crypto wallet provider and trading platform said in a Twitter post that the measure was temporary to allow it improve security and […]

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Rare 1971 Eisenhower silver coin sells for $264,000

[The Sun] Do you have a valuable piece in your wallet? A RARE silver dollar prototype coin from 1971 has sold for $264,000 after bidding went on for almost two weeks. The public auction for the rare prototype coin, bearing 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower on one side, was held by Heritage Auctions and ended on January […]

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Investment Giant Just Advised Countries And Central Banks To Buy Bitcoin While The Price Is Low

[Forbes] Bitcoin soared through much of 2021, helped on by the likes of Tesla TSLA +1.8% and El Salvador embracing the cryptocurrency (though Tesla CEO Elon Musk is increasingly backing the meme-based dogecoin). The bitcoin price, hitting an all-time high of almost $70,000 per bitcoin in November, has since crashed back, losing around 40% of its value and […]

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Rare Jefferson nickel coin sells for $404 online – do you have one in your spare change?

[The Sun] A RARE Jefferson nickel picked up hot demand among coin collectors online recently – with one selling for more than $400. Interestingly, the coin that sold is a part counterfeit series produced by Francis LeRoy Henning, a native of Erial, New Jersey. There is a crack on the letter in lower part of the letter […]

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Rare dime sells for $1,725 after bidding war – do you have the coin in your spare change?

[The Sun] A RARE dime has sold for more than $1,700 online. This coin is a part of the Mercury dime series, which was in mintage from 1916 to 1945.  There were more than 1.2million of these dimes mintedThe coin that sold in the eBay listing is the 1921 Mercury Dime without a letter mark on the reverse, which means it […]

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Mark Cuban says 80% of his investments that aren’t on ‘Shark Tank’ are crypto-related

[CNBC, Shark Tank] Billionaire Mark Cuban is mostly investing in cryptocurrency nowadays. “The investments I’m making now are not in traditional businesses,” Cuban said on a recent episode of “The Problem With Jon Stewart” podcast. In fact, “80% of the investments that I make that are not on ‘Shark Tank’ are in or around cryptocurrencies.” One type […]

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