There were a number of good news stories for Bitcoin, Ether and the wider crypto world in October, including the momentous Paypal news, ETH 2.0 staking being around the corner and lastly more publicly listed companies adding Bitcoin as an asset to their treasuries.

First to PayPal, who by announcing it will allow its 330m users to purchase Bitcoin and other crypto assets directly within the app and use it as a form of payment with their over 26m registered merchants got the markets and even Vitalik very excited…

Ethereum’s developer team then announced Eth 2.0 staking is imminent. The ETH network just needs to hit a certain amount of Ether locked in the staking contract so validators can start of the Proof-of-Stake network. This is expected to happen sometime over the next few months. …

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