Michael Lavere

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Mike is a financial and cryptocurrency journalist for CryptoGlobe covering the industry since 2017. Mike is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

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Guggenheim CIO: Bitcoin Could Fall to $20K-$30K Range if ‘We Get a Risk-Off Moment’

In a recent interview on CNN, Scott Minerd, Global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners, “a global investment and advisory firm with more than $295 billion in assets under management,” talked about his outlook for Bitcoin. Guggenheim Investments is “the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners and has more than $233 billion in total […]

Morgan Creek Capital CEO: No Way Bitcoin Price Goes To Zero Now, Could Hit $500K

Mark Yusko, the Founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek Capital Management, says there’s no chance Bitcoin goes to zero after its price rally to over $60,000. During an interview with Scott Melker for the latter’s “Wolf of All Streets” podcast, Yusko called the common refrain of Bitcoin “going to zero” an impossibility at this […]

Crypto Analyst Explains Why Coinbase Could Be Listing These 4 Altcoins Soon

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope explained the detective work that has led him to believe that the four cryptoassets mentioned in this article have a good chance of getting listed by Coinbase “very soon.” In a YouTube video released last Friday (April 9), the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel, said that, it is clear from […]

Crypto Influencer Says These 3 Cloud Storage Altcoins Could ‘Go Parabolic’

Recently, crypto influencer and trader Elliot Wainman, the owner/host of YouTube channel “EllioTrades Crypto” told his over 294K subscribers about three cloud storage plays that could deliver huge gains. Wainman made his comments during a YouTube video released on April 5. He started by talking about Filecoin ($FIL), which is “an open-source cloud storage marketplace, protocol, […]

VeChain’s Big Name Partnerships Propel $VET To New All-Time High

Enterprise-level partnerships and an emphasis on real-world deals have propelled the price of VeChain’s $VET token to a new all-time high.  According to a report by Cointelegraph, VeChain has become validated in the eyes of large-cap investors due to a series of enterprise-level partnerships. VeChain is a blockchain project that seeks to integrate decentralized governance […]

Coin Bureau Reviews Elrond ($EGLD)

Recently, crypto influencer “Coin Bureau” (“@coinbureau” on Twitter) talked about what he considers one of the smart contract platforms in the world. In a video (titled “Elrond: Next BEST Smart Contract Blockchain??“) released on YouTube channel “Coin Bureau“, the show’s pseudonymous host told the channel’s over 652K subscribers about Elrond ($EGLD). The crypto influencer had this to say about Elrond: […]

Crypto Analyst Talks About ‘Underrated Crypto Project With the Potential to Moon’

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong talked about what is believes is a highly underrated non-fungible token (NFT) project. Armstrong made his comments during a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong said that ECOMI ($OMI) is in a unique position to capitalize on the industry’s demand. The project, which provides certificates of ownership […]

Two Coinbase Employees Get ‘Married on the Blockchain’

Two employees at leading U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently celebrated their wedding with a pair of non-fungible token (NFT) rings.  According to tweets published on April 3, Rebecca Rose and Peter Kacherginsky used the Ethereum blockchain to solidify their wedding. Rose explained the couple used a smart contract for their marriage that issued digital artwork […]

Crypto Analyst: Litecoin Appears ‘Set for an Explosive Breakout’ Against Ethereum

Recently, crypto trader and influencer Nicholas Merten explained through technical analysis why he believes that Litecoin ($LTC) seems set to hugely outperform Ethereum ($ETH). His comments came in a video (titled “Is Litecoin Set For An Explosive Breakout? | Here’s What You Need To Know”) released on April 6 on his “DataDash” YouTube channel. Merten told […]

Popular Trader ‘Kaleo’ Predicts Big Gains for These Five Large-Cap Altcoins

Popular crypto trader and strategist Kaleo has named five large-capitalization cryptoassets that are showing bullish signals.  In a tweet published earlier in the week, Kaleo told followers he was bullish on Litecoin. He said $LTC was resembling its 2017 price fractal and advised going long on the crypto-asset. Kaleo also predicted a bullish run for […]

Cypto Analyst Says These 3 Altcoins Are the ‘Most Undervalued’ in the Top 300

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Tyler Swope identified three “undervalued” altcoins among the top 300 cryptoassets by market cap and explained why they are undervalued. In a recent YouTube video, the host of the “Chico Crypto” YouTube channel talked about Compound ($COMP), Energy Web Token ($EWT), and Perpetual Protocol ($PERP). Here, we look at some highlights from the comments […]

Analytics Firm Santiment Seeing ‘Very Bullish’ Activity Around These 5 Altcoins

In a recent report, crypto analytics firm Santiment explains why they are very bullish on five cryptoassets. In a post published to Santiment’s “Insights” blog on April 5, the analytics firm referred to a pair of tweets from April 3 that talked about three bullish indicators they regularly see before a cryptoasset sets a new […]

Crypto Influencer Names 7 Altcoins That Could Outperform in Current Bull Cycle

In a recent video, one of the hosts of Altcoin Daily named seven altcoins that investors should have on their radar during this bull market. In this article, we highlights some of the comments made in this video. Ethereum ($ETH) “Ethereum is now above $2,000. Ethereum exchange reserves keep depleting. Ethereum [is] continuing to go […]

Crypto Analyst Austin Arnold Says These Are the Six Best Altcoins to Buy on Coinbase

In a recent video, crypto analyst Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, named six altcoins on Coinbase that he believes have the potential for huge gains in 2021.  In this article, we highlight some of his comments regarding these cryptoassets. Uniswap ($UNI) “Uniswap, the decentralized exchange (DEX), is going to become way […]

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Won’t Buy Bitcoin Mined in China

Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful”) says he will only buy Bitcoin mined sustainably in countries that use clean energy.  Speaking in an interview with CNBC, O’Leary said he would not buy “blood coin” mined in China, and would focus his investments on BTC mined sustainably using clean energy:  “I see over the next […]

Hardware Hacker Modifies Old School Game Boy To Mine Bitcoin

An enterprising hardware hacker has modified an original Nintendo Game Boy in order to mine bitcoin. In a YouTube video published by Stacksmashing, the modder was able to hack an original Game Boy in order to mine Bitcoin.  The modder’s primary challenge was getting the Game Boy, released two full decades before the creation of […]

Crypto Analyst Tyler Swope: These 3 Altcoin Gems Could Go Exponential

Popular trader and crypto influencer Tyler Swope updated followers on three little-known altcoin gems that could erupt in the coming months.  Speaking in a recent YouTube video, Swope said he was bullish on Chainlink’s node service provider, LinkPool (LPL). He called the coin the most established project in its niche industry and compared its relationship […]

Crypto Trading Bot Buys $BTC Whenever Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tweets About Bitcoin

A new trading bot developed by London-based crypto trader Andrei Badoiu buys BTC whenever Elon Musk tweets about Bitcoin.  During an interview with Decrypt, Badoiu said that he was motivated to develop the trading bot after noticing the impact on crypto prices whenever Musk made an announcement related to Bitcoin. Badoiu says the bot can […]

Barstool Sports President Dave Portnoy on Bitcoin: ‘I Wish I Was In’

Recently, David Scott Portnoy, who is an American internet celebrity, blogger, as well as the founder and president of Barstools Sports, expressed his regret at selling his BTC holdings too soon. On 4 August 2020, Portnoy invited the Winklevoss twins to show him how to buy Bitcoin. His journey with cryptocurrencies began on 13 August 2020, […]

iPhone Owner Angry With Apple After Losing 17.1 Bitcoins

According to a report by Washington Post, an unfortunate iOS user is alleging that he fell victim to a scam that cost him nearly his entire life savings — 17.1 BTC (worth roughly $600,000 at the time) — thanks to Apple’s negligence in running the iOS app store. The report says that Phillipe Christodoulou, who […]

Crypto Analyst Has Bullish Predictions For Ethereum, Cardano, and Chainlink

Popular crypto trader and market analyst Michaël van de Poppe has issued bullish price predictions for Ethereum, Cardano, Chainlink, and three other altcoins.  In a series of tweets, van de Poppe predicted Ethereum could continue its bullish climb beyond $2,000. He said the second-largest cryptoasset by market capitalization was on pace to reach $5,000 during […]

Bitcoin Analyst Predicts $BTC Top for Current Bull Cycle

Recently, on-chain Bitcoin analyst Willy Woo predicted how high the Bitcoin price will go in this bull cycle and how he plans to take profits. Woo made his comments during episode #327 (titled: “How to Trade the End of a Bull Market”) of Peter McCormack’s “What Bitcoin Did” podcast. With regard to the Bitcoin price, […]

Crypto Trader Austin Arnold Names 12 Cryptoassets That Have ‘Real Potential’ in 2021

In a recent video, crypto influencer Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, named 12 crypto projects that have “real potential going forward this year.”   Here are the 12 cryptoassets that Arnold recommended to the 614K+ sbscribers of his YouTube channel in a video published on March 26: Bitcoin ($BTC): “Institutions are hungry […]

Crypto Influencer Reveals His Altcoin Exit Strategy

Recently, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong talked about his “crypto end game for altcoins” in a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong started by saying that the U.S. dollar isn’t going away any time soon and that selling crypto is sometimes necessary: “The dollar isn’t going away any time soon. A worst-case scenario […]

Square CFO: “There’s Absolutely a Case for Every Balance Sheet To Have Bitcoin on It”

Recently, Amrita Ahuja, CFO at payments solution provider Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ), chief financial officer, talked about her company’s plans for Bitcoin. During an interview with Fortune, which was published on Monday (March 29), Ahuja, who joined Square in January 2019 from Blizzard Entertainment, she said: “There’s absolutely a case for every balance sheet to have Bitcoin […]

Charles Hoskinson Lays Out the Roadmap for Cardano ($ADA) Smart Contracts

Recently, Charles Hoskinson, Founder of Cardano (ADA), as well as Co-Founder and CEO of IOHK, talked about the development roadmap for smart contracts on the Cardano network.  Last Thursday (March 25), Hoskinson talked about the rollout plan for Cardano smart contract support during the “Cardano360” virtual conference: “And now we are heading toward what’s called the […]

Veteran Analyst Peter Brandt Issues Super Bullish Price Prediction for Bitcoin

The veteran trader and market commentator Peter Brandt has unveiled a new price prediction for Bitcoin that could prove to be his most bullish yet.  While speaking during an interview held on March 26 at Real Vision’s “Crypto Gathering“, Brandt predicted that Bitcoin could appreciate more than 250% during the current bull cycle, citing historical […]

ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood: Scarcity Will Push Bitcoin Price Much Higher

Catherine Wood, Founder, CIO, and CEO at ARK Investment Management, LLC (aka “ARK” or “ARK Invest”), talked about Bitcoin while speaking during Cboe’s “Exchanging Perspectives” webinar (held on March 25). Wood believes that Bitcoin’s market cap, currently about one trillion dollars, will in the future be a lot higher: “If we add all of the potential demand relative to […]

Crypto Analyst: These 7 Gaming Altcoins Could See Explosive Price Action in 2021

In a recent video, crypto analyst Austin Arnold, Co-Founder and host of the “Altcoin Daily” YouTube channel, talked about seven gaming altcoins that he expects to perform extremely well in 2021. Arnold started with Decentraland ($MANA). According to Arnold, his #2 and #3 picks, Atari ($ATRI) and Decentral Games ($DG) are joining forces to build a casino […]

L’Atelier BNP Paribas CEO Compares Investing in NFTs to Gambling in a Casino

John Egan, the CEO of L’Atelier BNP Paribas, calls non-fungible tokens (NFTs) the riskiest digital asset class while noting the technology’s immense potential.  During an interview with Bloomberg, Egan compared investing in NFTs to gambling, endorsing the view that cryptoassets have created a market bubble. Egan said NFTs were the riskiest asset class in the […]

Wife Allegedly Leaving Husband Over Him Not Cashing Out After Bitcoin Price Hits $60K

A Reddit user is claiming his wife is leaving him after he refused to sell his Bitcoin holdings to take a profit when the BTC price first hit $60K.  According to a post titled “My Wife is leaving because bitcoin.” on subreddit “r/Bitcoin” by user “u/Parking_Meater“, first discovered by crypto news outlet Cointelegraph on March […]

Crypto Influencer Ben Armstrong: These Five ‘Cheap’ Altcoins Have Huge Potential

Earlier this week, crypto analyst and influencer Ben Armstrong looked at five “cheap” (under a penny) altcoins that offer potential for “huge gains.” Armstrong discussed his five picks in a video released on his very popular YouTube channel “BitBoy Crypto“. Armstrong started with blockchain-based point-of-sale protocol Pundi X (NPXS). Despite its current small price, Armstrong said that recent developments […]

Crypto Analyst Nicholas Merten Talks About 3 NFT and 3 DeFi Plays on His Radar

Crypto trader and influencer Nicholas Merten has been examining three NFT and three DeFi coins/tokens for the next altcoin supercycle. Here are the six cryptoassets thst Merten looked at in a video (titled “Altcoin “Supercycle” In April | Here’s What You Need To Know”) released on March 22 on his “DataDash” YouTube channel: Merten claimed that the […]

Crypto Analyst Lark Davis Says Traders Must Try to Avoid These 6 Mistakes

Recently, popular New Zealand-based crypto analyst Lark Davis (@TheCryptoLark on Twitter) talked about six “dumb” mistakes that crypto traders must try to avoid during this bull market. In a video released on his YouTube channel on March 18, Davis told his 250K+ subscribers to avoid leveraging their trades or investing more than they could afford to lose.  He said:  “If you are […]

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Calls Bitcoin ‘Essentially a Substitute for Gold’

Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Jerome Powell said recently that he considers Bitcoin to be an alternative to gold rather than the dollar. While speaking during the Bank of International Settlements Innovation Summit event, Powell said that Bitcoin was too volatile to replace traditional fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar. He supported the idea […]

Crypto.Com Launching NFT Platform Featuring Exclusive Content From A-List Celebrities

Crypto.com has announced the launch of a new non-fungible token (NFT) platform that will have exclusive content from Aston Martin, Snoop Dogg, Lionel Richie, and others. In a press release published Tuesday, Crypto.com announced they would be launching a new NFT platform on March 26. The platform will be dedicated to delivering unique content from […]

Ripple Should Be ‘Feeling Pretty Good’ After Comments From Judge Netburn

New comments made from a magistrate judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York bode well for Ripple in its ongoing lawsuit with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to American lawyer Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the law firm Hogan & Hogan.  According to the transcript of a […]

Popular Crypto Trader Nicholas Merten Highlights Three DeFi Altcoins

Top crypto trader Nicholas Merten says three DeFi altcoins are about to benefit from a coming market boom after gains from bitcoin trickle to other crypto-assets.

Bitcoin Mining Stocks Are Outpacing BTC Gains: Report

A new report shows bitcoin mining stocks have managed to outpace the gains of BTC since the start of the bull run, despite being a risky, young industry.

Coin Bureau: Don’t Miss This Undervalued Altcoin

Popular crypto trader Coin Bureau told followers he was bullish on the altcoin ONE, the native token of sharding protocol Harmony.

Bank of America: It Takes As Little as $93 Million To Move Bitcoin Price by 1%

Analyst for Bank of America claim it only requires $93 million worth of inflow to influence the price of bitcoin 1 percent.

Why Popular Crypto Analyst and Trader ‘Kaleo’ Is Bullish on $XRP and $TRX

Recently, popular pseudo-anonymous crypto analyst and trader “Kaleo” said that he’s bullish on the outlook for TRON (TRX) and XRP.  First, with regard to XRP, he said that XRP was in a position to revisit its all-time high of $3.84. The trader predicted the possibility of another breakout that would take the coin to its […]

Ripple CTO David Schwartz on NFTs

In a recent interview, Ripple CTO David Scwhartz explained what he finds interesting about non-fungible tokens (NFTs). His comments came during an interview that was released on YouTube channel “Thinking Crypto” on March 16. According to a report on this interview published by The Daily HODL on March 18, Schwartz finds two ideas related to […]

Canadian Condo Corporation Makes Long-Term Investment In Bitcoin

A condominium corporation in Canada has made a long-term investment into Bitcoin as apart of its 10-year horizon for financial planning.  According to an announcement made last Wednesday (March 17), Thornton Place Condominiums has “purchased 0.4 bitcoin for its reserve fund with $25,000.00 (CAD) in cash at an average price of approximately $62,500.00 (CAD) per bitcoin, inclusive of fees […]

Survey: 74% of U.S. Accredited Investors ‘Likely to Invest’ in Bitcoin This Year

A new survey conducted by Xangle found the vast majority of accredited investors intend to purchase bitcoin in the next twelve months, with most having already made an investment.

Crypto Analyst Michaël Van De Poppe Believes These 2 Altcoins Could Go a Lot Higher

Veteran crypto trader and market analyst Michaël van de Poppe says two altcoins are undervalued as investors continue to focus on Bitcoin and Ethereum.  In a series of recent tweets, Van de Poppe told followers he is closely watching the open-source oracle platform DIA. He called the project “heavily” undervalued and said he was observing […]

Bitcoin Whale Addresses Drop Amid Profit Taking

Bitcoin’s “rich list” has shrunk over the past month amidst the ongoing rally, as more and more investors seek to take profits on their gains.  According to a report by CoinDesk, the number of bitcoin wallets holding at least 1,000 BTC has fallen by 8% since the beginning of February. The report cites data compiled […]

Crypto Influencer Ben Armstrong: These 3 NFT Coins Have ‘100X Potential’

Crypto trader Ben Armstrong says three non-fungible token (NFT) coins could go up 100X in the coming year.  In a recent interview with Carl Martin, Armstrong explained his method for selecting NFT coins, focusing on the projects that gain the most attention. The popular trader said he was keeping an eye on the decentralized video […]

GBTC Discount Could ‘Morph Into Systemic Risk’ for Bitcoin says ByteTree Report

ByteTree analysts says institutions are at an impasse with Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust now that GBTC is trading at a discount price due to selling pressure.

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Bybit Announces ADA, DOT, and UNI Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange Bybit has announced the addition of three new USDT trading pairs with Cardano (ADA), Polkadot (DOT) and Uniswap (UNI).  According to a press release shared with CryptoGlobe, the Singapore-based exchange has introduced new trading pairs in an effort to expands its altcoin selection for clients. The new crypto-assets join Bybit’s selection of […]

Hong Kong-Listed Tech Firm Invests More Money in Bitcoin and Ethereum

On Wednesday (March 17), publicly-listed Chinese tech firm Meitu Inc. announced that it had bought more BTC and ETH. Meitu, which was founded in 2008, “has become one of China’s top Internet enterprises owing to its leading AI-driven image-and-video processing technologies and social community.” It has “been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since […]

Former Wall Street Analyst Predicts Bitcoin’s Price Trajectory

Popular crypto consultant and researcher Tone Vays says Bitcoin’s price pullback has ended for now, with a push to a new all-time high likely in the coming weeks.  During a recent YouTube video titled “Bitcoin Pullback is OVER – New All Time Highs Soon!!!” released on Tuesday (March 16), the veteran trader said that BTC’s […]

On-Chain Analytics Firm Glassnode Analyzes Bitcoin Spending Behavior

A new report by on-chain analytics provider Glassnode shows that the majority of long-term Bitcoin investors are “HODLing” their coins.  In the March 15 issue of Glassnode’s “The Week On-Chain” report, the analytics firm classifies Bitcoin holders into two groups: “In general, we make a distinction between Long Term Holders (LTH), those who own coins […]

Elon Musk Turns Down $69 Million for His NFT, Asks for 420 Million $DOGE Instead

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has turned down an offer of $69 million for his recent song about non-fungible tokens (NFTs). On Monday, Musk released a song about NFTs, which he subsequently put on sale as a non-fungible token in a move that had the crypto-markets spinning.  Digital artist Mike Winkelmann, known professionally as Beeple, replied to […]

Barstool Sports’ Dave Portnoy Regrets Selling Bitcoin After Price Hits All-Time High

Barstool Sports president Dave Portnoy says he regrets selling his bitcoin rather than holding on to see the most recent all-time high of $61,000.

Diginex CEO Predicts Bitcoin Reaching $175K By End of 2021

The CEO of Nasdaq-listed crypto exchange Diginex says his company’s model predicts bitcoin reaching $175k by the end of the year.

Vetern Trader Michaël van de Poppe Lists Top 5 Altcoin Gems

Top crypto trader Michaël van de Poppe has updated followers on his top five little-known altcoin picks.

Max Keiser: Bitcoin Could Replace the $5 Trillion a Day Forex Market

Bitcoin bull Max Keiser says increased adoption for BTC as a form of payment will force banks out of business, capitalizing on the $5 trillion a day forex market.

Pomp Calls Bitcoin an ‘Apex Predator’, Says Traditional Markets Are Being Manipulated

Morgan Creek co-founder Anthony Pompliano says traditional financial markets are being manipulated by the Fed with money-printing.

Van de Poppe: How To Take Advantage of the Altcoin Bull Cycle

Michaël van de Poppe told followers how to make the most of the ongoing altcoin bull cycle, recommending a dollar cost averaging or swing trading approach.

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