A Future Prognosis

Athena @ Shaping Tomorrow

10 December 2023
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World Outlook
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Raising crypto prices combined with energy inefficient equipment would result in electricity use exceeding 2% of global electricity consumption by 2027, and eventually falling to slightly above 1% by 2035. IMF eLibrary
By 2025, crypto crime will cost the world $30 billion annually. The Tech Report
In addition, now that crypto is ever present Cybersecurity Ventures predicts crypto crime will cost the world $30bn annually by 2025. businesslive
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  • The UK government has published a set of proposals it hopes will protect consumers from the risks associated with crypto assets. Engineering and Technology Magazine
  • Even though we have seen strong regulation of payment and crypto in recent months, particularly in the United States, we will probably continue to see platforms take money in more unexpected directions. IEEE Spectrum
  • The introduction of ERC 7265, a novel Ethereum network protocol, will change how DeFi platforms protect investors' funds and handle possible hack attempts. InsideBitcoins
  • Bitcoin could rise to $1 million per coin by 2026 during a hyperinflationary period for all scarce assets. cryptonews
  • Despite suffering some unfavorable rulings in 2023, the SEC is expected to continue to aggressively clamp down on crypto firms by taking them to court. CNN
  • Bitcoin BTC - along with other major cryptocurrencies, including ethereum and XRP-have soared in 2023 amid fears of global wartime inflation. Forbes
  • Crypto assets are on a charge, with bitcoin hitting $40,000 for the first time in 2023 today, with some traders betting the US Federal Reserve could start cutting US interest rates next spring. The Guardian
  • Traders cited the prospect of 2024 rate cuts, and speculation that US regulators could approve a bitcoin exchange-traded fund, which could push moe money into crypto. The Guardian
  • The growth of crypto in India could potentially be influenced by the demographic dividend, along with the rising rates of internet and smartphone penetration.
  • Assia is confident that over the next decade, Bitcoin will not only see higher prices but also become a more significant force in the global financial landscape. Financial World
  • Volatility and risk go hand in hand, especially in the world of Bitcoin. TechBullion
  • The vast network of nodes supporting Bitcoin Spark ensures decentralization, enhancing its security measures and reducing the risks associated with centralized control - a critical aspect in the world of digital currencies. The Currency Analytics

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Past Year: More Positive
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
Raising crypto prices combined with energy inefficient equipment would result in electricity use exceeding 2% of global electricity consumption by 2027, and eventually falling to slightly above 1% by 2035. IMF eLibrary
There have been approximately 764 crypto-related M&A transactions globally since 2013, with about 88 in the first seven months of 2022.3 It is anticipated that the total estimated value of transactions in 2022 will be roughly $8 billion. Allen&Overy
  • Russian crypto-mobilization efforts produce roughly 20,000 to 40,000 personnel a month, a rate that could be lower than Russia's current casualty rate in Ukraine. Institute for the Study of War
  • Bitcoin prices continue to receive support from expectations of the SEC approving interest rate reductions on exchange-traded funds and federal interest rates in 2024. London Business News |
  • US regulators' war against the crypto sector is a guarantee that they will miss out on a multi-trillion dollar revolution that is the future of the global economy. Bitcoinik
  • Standard Chartered last week reiterated an April target that bitcoin would hit $100,000 by the end of 2024 with a boost from the approvals of numerous ETFs. KAOHOON INTERNATIONAL
  • Bold predictions for Bitcoin in 2024 have already surfaced now, forecasting that Bitcoin could reach $100,000 by the end of 2024, driven by the approval of various ETFs. Blockchain News, Opinion, Jobs and Video
  • In the dynamic world of cryptocurrency, industry leaders are optimistic about the start of a new bullish phase, with growing anticipation for Bitcoin to reach fresh all-time highs above $100,000 in 2024. Blockchain News, Opinion, Jobs and Video
  • By in 2024, El Salvador plans to introduce Bitcoin education in state-run schools. CoinTelegraph
  • Regional Integration: Zambia's position within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) offers opportunities for regional collaboration in the crypto space. Cryptopolitan
  • Gaming giant Ubisoft will hold a free Ethereum non-fungible token mint for its upcoming game Champions Tactics. cryptonews
  • KuCoin Ventures, the venture arm of Seychelles-registered crypto exchange KuCoin, will provide grants to The Open Network blockchain platform, including an initial $20,000, to support the growth and expansion of the TON ecosystem. CoinTelegraph
  • Bitcoin ETF approvals may have key timing as the Ichimoku Cloud demands the BTC price keep climbing into 2024. CoinTelegraph
  • The appeal of exchange-traded funds for institutions and ease of investing through various platforms for non-professionals could further drive Bitcoin adoption. CoinTelegraph
Financial Impact
With the potential to grow $1 trillion, Ethereum daily staking values have escalated to $140 million, resulting in the average monthly staking inflow for ETH more than quadrupling. Crypto Briefing
While robo-advisor AUM is expected to reach $2.02 trillion by 2027, startups are leveraging AI to enhance crypto trader performance. Crypto Daily
The digital payment platform sector will grow strongly - on-chain payment volumes reached $25 trillion across stablecoins, Bitcoin, and Ethereum last year but 70% of investors believe they will be worth $30 trillion or more by 2030. CityAM
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By the end of this decade, a few things like how Bitcoin would be regulated and whether it could become a currency with wider usage in the global payments system might become clear. Kalkine Media AU
Another study finds that 44% of regional and global banks will offer crypto support by the end of the year. The Financial Brand
Global Bitcoin adoption will hit 10% by 2030, a Blockware Intelligence report shows. TESMANIAN
Changing proportion of published forecasts
The global chip shortage is very much still ongoing, after all - sure, the crypto crash has seen a period of relief, but the need for AI processors threatens to spark a new GPU shortage. TechRadar
The FBI is warning that, while the world may have moved on from crypto in favor of the AI craze, cybercriminals are still creating fake blockchain games to steal crypto. The Register
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44% of regional and global banks will offer crypto support by the end of the year. Daily Fintech
Keet will be one of the biggest drivers of Bitcoin and USDT adoption in the world. CoinTelegraph
By harmonizing regulations and promoting responsible crypto adoption, we can harness the full potential of blockchain technology, ensuring it benefits individuals, businesses, and economies worldwide. - Indian Business of Tech, Mobile & Startups
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Under an extreme scenario where gold or Bitcoin becomes the reserve currency of the world, the value of the digital asset could fall between $1.3 million to $4.8 million. usfunds
From a quirky, tech-nerd experiment to a globally accepted digital currency, Bitcoin's journey mirrors that of its users - daring, disruptive, and ultimately rewarding. Innov8tiv
The Metropoly platform, as the world's first NFT real estate marketplace, revolutionizes the entire process of investing in real estate, and crypto experts predict an extremely successful future for its native METRO token. The Tech Report
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
India will be one of the largest crypto ecosystems in the world in the next few years and will reach over 100 million users. Benzinga
Crypto firms were supposed to begin recording that data at the start of 2023, and file reports to the IRS and investors in 2024. Accounting Today
Can one expect a significant downward correction from bitcoin in the near future? Action Forex Company Limited
Can Bitcoin SV, Arbitrum, and Stellar sustain or multiply their growth over the long term? The Crypto Basic
Can Bitcoin become the standard for international trade settlements? Business News This Week
How latest crypto scandals could influence public opinion on digital currency regulation, The general public may want tighter crypto regulations but is the UK government listening? TrendRadars
How could the coming days shape up for Bitcoin? CoinTelegraph
How will Bitcoin affect traditional fiat currencies? Business News This Week
Who owns the most bitcoins? DailyCoin
Given the rapid clip at which crypto and blockchain have exploded over the last five years, who knows what the next five years will bring? paymentsjournal
Who hold the most bitcoin?
What long-term effects might India's crypto tax policy have on the ecosystem?
Crypto: what could more regulation mean for the future of digital currencies? TrendRadars
Bitcoin in the vision of the future, what comes after $41,000? London Business News |
What are the prospects for increased adoption of Bitcoin, given its outstanding track record when priced in the local Argentine peso currency? CoinTelegraph
Why would Muslims adopt Islamic Coin when they could just use Bitcoin? Pakistan Observer
When will the Bitcoin to Euro rate increase? Investment Policy
Will XLM maintain its place as the best crypto to buy now? InsideBitcoins
Will Bitcoin and select altcoins remain stuck inside a range for the next few days? CoinTelegraph
Will Ethereum's Bear Market Continue in 2023? CryptoPotato
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