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In today's roundup, Grayscale's outflows may finally be slowing to a trickle. A number of publicly-listed miners are likely to struggle to make ends meet after the halving in April. The IMF has warned the UK government to be responsible in its March Budget statement, and we take a look at whether Bitcoin might really make wars less frequent.


Big Miners Staring Down Post-Halvening Bankruptcy

When block rewards are cut in half in April, a number of large, publicly-listed mining companies are likely to find they can no longer meet their electricity costs.

Big Miners Staring Down Post-Halvening Bankruptcy
Argo Blockchain and several other large miners are likely to struggle to make ends meet after the halving.

Grayscale Bleeding Slows

Having lost over 20% of its assets, GBTC's outflows are easing from a flood to a trickle, and are no longer overwhelming the inflows to the other nine ETFs.

Grayscale Bleeding Slows
Grayscale’s outflows are slowing, suggesting that sentiment - and the market - may be reaching an inflection point.

Does Bitcoin Really "Stop Wars"?

Prevent the government from debasing currency, and you put a ceiling on the amount of money they can raise for wars. But there's a broader and more important statement hidden behind this attention-grabber.

Does Bitcoin Really “Stop Wars”?
The take-home message is not that Bitcoin adoption would stop war, but that it’s a unique off-ramp from the clown world of debasement, inflation, and propaganda.

Introduction To Blockchain Programming Languages: Rust

Rust, a language with similarities to C++, is well suited to blockchain programming and is used by Solana and several other smart contract chains.

Introduction To Blockchain Programming Languages: Rust
Rust is the default crypto programming language for Solana and a handful of other blockchain platforms.

IMF Warns UK Government On Tax Giveaways

The economic body has told the UK Treasury department to focus on the big picture, prioritizing growth and infrastructure, rather than seeking to win votes by slashing taxes.

IMF Warns UK Government On Tax Giveaways
Tax giveaways are not compatible with the poor state of the UK’s public finances, even with an election to win.

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