As the first month of the new year is behind us, things continue to heat up on the world stage in regard to crypto price predictions, social media hype surrounding meme coins like dogecoin, warnings of macroeconomic peril, and more and more political powers attempting to control permissionless cryptocurrencies via regulations and policy. For an institutional investors’ perspective on bitcoin, Elon Musk and McDonald’s news, warnings of a “global recession,” and more, see just below, in this latest issue of the Bitcoin.com News Week in Review.
Institutional Investors Forecast ‘Strong Year’ for Bitcoin — 65% Expect BTC to Hit $100K, Survey Shows
A new survey shows that institutional investors expect “a strong year ahead for bitcoin” and are confident about the cryptocurrency’s long-term valuation. In addition, 65% of institutional investors surveyed agree that bitcoin could reach $100,000.
Elon Musk Reaffirms Offer to Eat Happy Meal on TV if McDonald’s Accepts Dogecoin
Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk has reaffirmed his commitment to eat a McDonald’s Happy Meal on TV if the fast food chain accepts the meme cryptocurrency dogecoin (DOGE). Musk originally made the offer a year ago but McDonald’s responded with a counteroffer at the time.
Robert Kiyosaki Says ‘We Are in Global Recession’ — Warns of Soaring Bankruptcies, Unemployment, Homelessness
The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, says that we are in a global recession. Warning of soaring bankruptcies, unemployment, and homelessness, he noted that there is good news for investors looking for “bargains.”
New York Considers Bill to Establish Cryptocurrency as a Form of Payment for State Agencies
A bill has been introduced in the U.S. state of New York to allow state agencies to accept cryptocurrency payments, including bitcoin, ether, litecoin, and bitcoin cash. The legislation proposes allowing crypto to be used as “a means of payment of fines, civil penalties, rent, rates, taxes, fees, charges,” and more.
What are your thoughts on this week’s stories? Do you think New York’s government should accept crypto payments? Let us know in the comments section below.