Week in review: December 10, 2021 - Millions spent lobbying the Senate!

Week in review: 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 below.

Webcast Replay: Crypto Hacks and The Need For Cybersecurity

ALT 5 | December 10, 2021

If you missed our live webcast yesterday, be sure to watch the replay.
Topics covered:

  • Hot and Cold Wallets
  • Ransonware
  • Smart contracts and Vulnerabilities

Crypto Firms Spent $5 Million Lobbying Senate in First Three Quarters of 2021

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.

Bitcoin Will Hit $100,000, According to Experts. Here’s When They Predict It Will Happen

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.

Crypto, Meme Stocks and Other Top Investing Trends in 2021

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.

This Week In Crypto: Prominent Cryptocurrencies Slide

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.

This Week In Crypto: Prominent Cryptocurrencies Slide

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.

From Bitcoin Volatility To Multimillion-dollar Hacks: 7 Crypto Updates You Should Know

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.

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