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Satoshi Nakamoto Could Explain Current Bitcoin (BTC) Rally

Fri, 03/31/2023 - 15:45
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Yuri Molchan
Satoshi Nakamoto could have foreseen current banking crisis, this crypto CTO hints
Satoshi Nakamoto Could Explain Current Bitcoin (BTC) Rally
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CTO and Senior Fundamental Analyst at Cryptocurrency.Market Leon Fu has shared the main reason why Bitcoin and crypto are growing now. When speaking about it, he referred to the mysterious creator of Bitcoin, the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto.

Here's what's driving Bitcoin's growth now

Fu tweeted that Satoshi Nakamoto specifically developed Bitcoin as a response to the U.S. government bailing out banks back in 2008. Therefore, Fu believes, the main reason for pushing BTC up at the moment is again bank bailouts by the government.

As reported by U.Today earlier this month, back in 2011, Satoshi left a message on a Bitcoin forum, sharing his take on the banking system and the system of fiat currencies.

In particular, he said that banks require too much trust that their currency will not be devaluated by central banks. Satoshi stated that people trust banks to hold their money and transfer it electronically but "they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve."

Besides, banks charge gigantic fees, thus turning micropayments into a thing close to impossible to conduct. The time banks take to make transactions is ages compared to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Since the start of the month, the flagship cryptocurrency surged first to the $26,000 level and then topped $28,000, trading now in the $28,400 zone. On March 30, Bitcoin even neared $29,000, exchanging hands at $28,900.

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Here's who's buying insolvent crypto-friendly bank

Over the past month, several major banks have become insolvent. The first three of them had worked with cryptocurrency exchanges and blockchain firms, Silvergate Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, and Signature Bank. Ripple is the former customer of Signature Bank, according to a public statement made by Brad Garlinghouse.

In a recent tweet today, Scott Melker, prominent crypto trader and podcaster, shared that Signature is now being bought by New York Community Bancorp. The latter is owned by Nicole Malliotakis, a politician from NY.

He bought NY Community Bancorp on March 17, according to the tweet, and just a few hours later it announced the purchase of the bankrupt Signature Bank.

Many in the crypto space believe that the attack against crypto-friendly banks was guided by regulators to allow Wall Street to earn the lion's share in the crypto space. Earlier this month, the Nasdaq announced that it will begin offering crypto custodial services to its institutional clients.

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Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. β€˜Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at