Week in review: December 10, 2021 — Millions spent lobbying the Senate!
In this week’s newsletter:
✅ The crypto industry is shelling millions of dollars to carve out a space in Washington, with the sector’s top firms spending the most.
✅ According to experts, BTC will hit $100k USD.
✅ Crypto, meme stocks and other top investing trends in 2021.
Read our weekly round up here.
ALT 5 | December 10, 2021
If you missed our live webcast yesterday, be sure to watch the replay.
- Hot and Cold Wallets
- Smart contracts and Vulnerabilities
Decrypt | December 10, 2021
According to a report by The Economist, in the first nine months of 2021, the crypto industry spent $5 million lobbying the United States Senate–half of which was spent in Q3 alone, amounting to quadruple the amount spent over the same period last year.
NextAdvisor | December 7, 2021
Bitcoin notched its latest all-time high of the year last month when it went over $68,000 for the first time. By early December, it had dropped back below $46,000. This latest high point is a huge increase for Bitcoin’s price after starting the year below $30,000 in January.
Go BankingRates | December 10, 2021
In 2021, a number of strong investment themes emerged at different times throughout the year. Here’s a look at some of the market-moving themes that generated headlines in 2021 and may or may not continue into 2022.
TipRanks | December 9, 2021
The tug-of-war continues as crypto prices jump between gains and losses, generating a “fearful” market sentiment. Still, a few altcoins broke the trend as they moved up the ranks against all odds.
Reuters | December 10, 2021
Softbank-backed Brazilian company 2TM, which runs the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Latin America, has launched a venture capital unit focusing on blockchain companies around the world, the company’s chief executive officer said in an interview.
CNBC | December 6, 2021
Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, plunged to a low near $43,000 on Saturday night as did the second-largest crypto, Ether, also fell to around $3,500. Along with the volatility this weekend, here are seven things that happened in crypto this past week.