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As the first month of the new year wears on, things continue to heat up on the world stage, including cryptocurrency price predictions, social media hype around meme coins like dogecoin, warnings of macroeconomic dangers, and growing political forces trying to pass regulations and policies to control unlicensed cryptocurrencies. For institutional investor sentiment on Bitcoin, Elon Musk and McDonald’s news, warnings of a “global recession” and more, see the latest Newsweek recap below.

Institutional Investors Predict 'Strong Year' for Bitcoin - Survey Says 65% Expect BTC to Hit $100,000

Institutional Investors Predict ‘Strong Year’ for Bitcoin – Survey Says 65% Expect BTC to Hit $100,000

Institutional investors expect “a strong year for Bitcoin” and are confident in the cryptocurrency’s long-term valuation, according to a new survey. Additionally, 65% of institutional investors surveyed believe Bitcoin could reach $100,000.

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If McDonald's Accepts Dogecoin, Elon Musk Again Offers Happy Meals on TV

Elon Musk reiterates willingness to eat Happy Meals on TV if McDonald’s accepts Dogecoin

Tesla and Twitter CEO Elon Musk has reiterated that he will eat a McDonald’s Happy Meal on TV if the fast food chain accepts the meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE). Musk initially made the offer a year ago, but McDonald’s responded with a counteroffer at the time.

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Robert Kiyosaki says 'we're in a global recession' - warns of soaring bankruptcies, job losses and homelessness

Robert Kiyosaki says ‘we’re in a global recession’ – warns of soaring bankruptcies, job losses and homelessness

We are in a global recession, says Robert Kiyosaki, author of the bestselling book Rich Dad Poor Dad. He warned that a surge in bankruptcies, unemployment and homelessness be good news for investors looking for “bargains.”

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New York Considers Bill Establishing Cryptocurrency as Payment Method for State Agencies

New York Considers Bill Establishing Cryptocurrency as Payment Method for State Agencies

The U.S. state of New York has introduced a bill allowing state agencies to accept payments in cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and bitcoin cash. The legislation proposes to allow the use of cryptocurrencies as a means of “paying fines, civil penalties, rents, rates, taxes, fees, charges” and more.

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What do you think of this week’s story? Do you think the New York government should accept crypto payments? Let us know in the comments section below.


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