February 2 – February 8, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

North iQ Weekly Newsletter is curated to provide insights on digital asset industry developments, market announcements, and performance analysis.

VIDEO: RBC Capital Markets Analyst – Apple should enter crypto

February 8, 2021 – Mitch Steves, RBC Capital analyst, says it’s a smart strategy for Apple to enter the crypto business, perhaps by creating a cryptocurrency exchange. Creating a cryptocurrency business could “potentially create $50 to $80 billion in equity value”

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Elon Musk’s Tesla reveals a $1.5 billion investment in bitcoin

February 8, 2021 – Bitcoin hit a new all time high on Monday morning after electric car maker Tesla revealed that it has stockpiled more than $1.5 billion US worth of the cryptocurrency, and will soon start accepting it as a form of payment for its products.

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NEWS: CME, the world’s largest derivatives exchange, launches Ether futures

February 3, 2021 – Ethereum hit all-time highs on Wednesday, breaking above $1,500, as traders bought the cryptocurrency ahead of the launch of ethereum futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange next week.

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RESEARCH: The Federal Reserve sees “exciting opportunities” in DeFi

February 5, 2021 – ‘DeFi may potentially contribute to a more robust and transparent financial infrastructure.’ says Fabian Schär as he shares a comprehensive review of DeFi’s architecture, protocols, platforms, opportunities & risks.

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OPINION: Will Bitcoin Replace Gold As The Go-To Inflation Hedge In 2021?

February 8, 2021 – During economic downturns, the historical go-to diversifier has always been gold and precious metals. But lately, the meteoric rise of cryptocurrency has sparked interest in it as the inflation hedge of tomorrow and the eventual successor to gold.

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VIDEO: Replay 3iQ’s 2021 Bitcoin Trends Webinar

February 4, 2021 – Digital assets & investment experts, Fred Pye and Tom Lombardi hosted an insight-packed webinar last week. They discussed Bitcoin trends, investment thesis and digital assets markets for 2021. Replay the action and share with a friend!

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Fred Pye

Frederick T. Pye

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR

Frederick T. Pye is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 3iQ Corp. He is also the Chairman and Director of 3iQ Digital Holdings Inc. Mr. Pye is recognized for creating and promoting creative and unique investment products for the investment industry.

Mr. Pye has managed private client portfolios with Landry Investment Management and various other investment dealers. Prior to this Mr. Pye was Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Argentum Management and Research Corporation, a company dedicated to managing and distributing quantitative investment portfolios including the first long-short mutual fund in Canada.

He was also Senior Vice-President and National Sales Manager of Fidelity Investments Canada and an integral part of the team that saw assets rise from $80 million to over $7.5 billion in assets under management during his tenure. He also held various positions with Guardian Trust Company, which listed the first Gold, Silver and Platinum Certificates on the Montreal Exchange.

Mr. Pye obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University.