Twitter & Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced Square’s impending acquisition of Afterpay. Afterpay’s earnings have been steadily increasing over the past year, with an additional jump after the announcement.
On Monday, Visa became the first major payment processor to accept the cryptocurrency U.S. Dollar Coin for a settlement. The transaction took place on the Ethereum network and signals another step in mainstream crypto acceptance.
Bitcoin prices tripled throughout 2020, and doubled in the first two months of 2021. However, trading volumes have had a hard time keeping up with demand. As Bitcoin neared a peak of $60,000 over the weekend, can buyers continue to support the ongoing rise?