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✔️ Buffett Bet 2.0: Asset Manager Wagers Crypto Fund Will Beat S&P 500
Cryptocurrency asset manager Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its crypto fund will outperform the S&P 500, calling the challenge Buffett Bet 2.0 to mimic the billionaire investor’s famous bet. The wager is expected to be taken by “someone who is bullish on the S&P 500, or someone who thinks cryptocurrencies are worthless or overvalued.”🚩 Chinese Miners Short BTC Markets to Hedge Against Falling Prices
The price of bitcoin core (BTC) has dropped considerably over the past few months, significantly affecting individuals and organizations that mine the cryptocurrency. According to recent reports, many miners in China are now short selling bitcoins to hedge against falling digital asset prices.💰 Bithumb Overtook Binance as Largest Spot Exchange by Daily Volumes in November
Cryptocompare, the cryptocurrency market data aggregator, has published its monthly exchange review for November 2018, offering insights about the latest changes in the global market using transaction data from over 70 trading venues.☝🏼 What Grin and Mimblewimble Mean for the Future of Bitcoin Privacy
In a little over a month, one of the most eagerly anticipated cryptocurrency projects in recent times will launch. There will be no ICO or premine, and, like the transactions themselves, the project team are highly private. Grin, the first network to utilize Mimblewimble cryptography, has wide-ranging implications for privacy that could ultimately shape the future of the Bitcoin network.
🌵 Troubled Crypto Exchange Wex Finds New Owner
Cryptocurrency exchange Wex, successor of the infamous BTC-e, has a new owner. Dmitry Havchenko, a former Ukrainian entrepreneur turned separatist fighter, has reportedly bought the coin trading platform through a family member. He now wants to restore it and also to track down the lost “Vinnik’s treasure.”