Elon Musk is in the latest cryptocurrency news again and again for the umpteenth time over the past couple of months. The billionaire and tech entrepreneur has this time graced cryptocurrencies on Twitter with a brief presence.
In response to a tweet from the Bitcoin influencer Cobain, Elon Musk joked stating “cryptocurrency is my safe word.”
Cryptocurrency is my safe word
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 13, 2019
The Tesla and SpaceX chief executive is known for his interesting use of Twitter. Because of that, this joke proves that he is not afraid to respond to mentions involving crypto assets as well as Bitcoin.
A couple of weeks ago, Musk was again featured on the best cryptocurrency news sites – showing up late to the April Fools’ Day party and expressing love towards Dogecoin after one tweet revealed that he may be the ‘chief executive’ of the popular meme cryptocurrency.
Elon Musk then posted a meme and an article related to cryptocurrencies as well as doge to his millions of followers, before resigning from his position as the head of the decentralized blockchain.
Before that, Musk asked his followers if they want to “buy Bitcoin” and posted a photo of a crypto merch-clad Japanese Anime girl (he is fan of this type of media) in line with his message. What’s even funnier is the fact that Elon Musk has run-ins with Ethereum scambots and their derivatives. He claimed that these bots have “mad skillz” and shunned them, asking the Dogecoin creator Jackson Palmer about a way to purge them from his Twitter feed. This proved him popular in the altcoin news section on our site too.
All of this is leading to the fact that Elon Musk is being bullish on cryptocurrencies’ long-term prospects in a digital world – mentioning Bitcoin and other cryptos increasingly over the recent years.
Still, a lot of analysts are wondering what could Musk do to further promote cryptocurrencies and help their global regulation.
Coinbase Expands Its Crypto Offering To 11 More Countries
“This could take the form of decentralized versions of traditional financial services like lending or micropayments or truly novel crypto applications that no one has even thought of yet. The ability to convert from one crypto to another will form the backbone of this new decentralized economy.”Meanwhile, the news that Coinbase expands allow customers in the aforementioned countries to store, trade, send and receive cryptocurrencies. As the latest cryptocurrency news show, the exchange also suggested that cryptocurrencies are moving from the current "investment phase" into the "utility phase" following a number of new use cases. Recently, the company introduced a lot of new developments, one of which was featured in the altcoin news section. It was the added support for EOS (EOS), Maker (MKR) and Augur (REP) which went viral and expanded into cross-border payments. The latter development reportedly enables users to send as well as receive money instantly and convert them into local currency. As part of the news that Coinbase expands, the report concluded:
"Realizing our mission of creating an open financial system for the world starts with making it as easy as possible to access crypto. With today’s announcement, we’re happy to take an important step in that direction."Earlier in April this year, Coinbase also launched the Coinbase Card in a partnership with Visa, enabling its United Kingdom-based customers to pay in-store and online using cryptocurrencies. As a result, the new service will allow Coinbase to instantly convert the customers' cryptocurrency funds into fiat currency in order to complete each purchase. This is definitely a lot of news coverage showing that Coinbase expands in different directions and is on a mission to offer various trading options globally.
LTC Price Can’t Keep The Pace Any Longer: Crypto Analyst
“We have seen a downward wedge forming over the last week or so. We look for potential breakdown of that $75 near-term support.”While the analysis from Donovan suggests that traders might want to take advantage of the short-term profits, the litecoin price breakdown does not mean that the altcoin will be weak in the long-term. It only shows that the LTC price will be up for a healthy retracement since its value surged by more than 350 percent after the bear market low at $22. Donovan continued:
“LTC has rallied from the lows of last December from ~$22 roughly 350%. A short-term retracement would not at all be unlikely NOR would it be a bad sign for the token. Healthy pullbacks can and should occur in an asset that rallies this hard, this fast.”However, as some of the best cryptocurrency news sites show, not all analysts are convinced that the litecoin support level will reach a breakdown point. The Rhythm Trader posted on Twitter explaining a more bullish scenario. He stated that if the volume is rushed to defending the support level, the LTC price could reach a triple-digit territory:
“If $LTC shows a little volume here, this could get really interesting with a break of $100 quick if this support holds.”
Tezos Price Rises By 10% Reaching A New Five-Month High
“France has some nuggets on the entire value chain of new services to companies, hardware, and protocols. I am thinking in particular of Tezos and which allows the development of a blockchain protocol overcoming the known defects of public blockchains.”The Tezos price was already improving after the partnership with Coinbase crypto exchange. Both of the companies now allow institutional investors to ear passive rewards. San Francisco-based Coinbase even promised up to 6.6 percent yearly returns to the investors.
Notre Dame Reconstruction Powered By Crypto Fundraising Campaign
“Notre Dame is one of the world’s great treasures, and we’re thinking of the people of France in your time of grief. It’s in our nature to mourn when we see history lost — but it’s also in our nature to rebuild for tomorrow, as strong as we can.”The president of the European Council Donald Tusk also stated about the cathedral fire:
“I’d like to say words of comfort and solidarity with the French nation, also as citizen of Gdańsk, 90% destroyed and burnt, later rebuilt. You will also rebuild your cathedral! From Strasbourg, French capital of the EU, I call on all 28 States to take part in this task.”The news about the Notre Dame reconstruction reached all of the best cryptocurrency news sites where it can be seen that people around the world are willing to help. Popular singers, actors, and politicians joined the bandwagon.
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