US Cryptocurrency Exchange ErisX Receives License for Crypto Futures

  Chicago -based crypto exchange ErisX has procured a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) license from the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC ). According to an official blog post on July 1, ErisX is planning to make digital asset futures contracts available for trade on its regulated derivatives market later this ye...
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Simple Crypto Tax Guide [2019 Edition]

  Part of the end of 2017's epic cryptocurrency bull market and the beginning of 2018's equally shocking bear market was the regulatory pivot that occurred in major nations. Countries like the United States were (and are still) responsible for much of the crypto market's volume and movement. The US acts as a sort of bellwether that shows how t...
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PR: Koine acquires hireabl to strengthen client on-boarding for institutional custody of digital assets

Koine , the specialist financial institution for custody and settlement of digital assets, has acquired Recruitable Ltd (trading as "hireabl"), a pre-launch, fintech company with a scalable platform for automated client on-boarding. ​ Koine plans to make a number of strategic acquisitions of innovative, early stage tech-based, IP owners in order to...
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Lesson: Trend lines

Trend lines are lines drawn at an angle above or below the price. They are used to give indications as to the immediate trend and indicate when a trend has changed. They can also be used as support and resistance and provide opportunities to open and close positions. Drawing trend linesThe chart below shows an example of a trend line in a downtrend...
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BREAKTHROUGH: Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Now Accepted by Whole Foods, Nordstrom and More

Cryptocurrencies have long been struggling with mainstream adoption for a long time, but it seems like major retailers are warming up to the nascent payment option. Whole Foods, Crate and Barrel, and a bunch of other physical stores are now accepting digital currencies, Fortune reports . Making crypto usable Cryptocurrency payments at physical stor...
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Institutional Investors Will Flood the Crypto Market within Next 5 Years: Fidelity Research

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The results of the survey conducted by Fidelity Investments indicate that opinions about cryptos are changing for the better, as nearly half of the respondents see digital currencies as 'innovative technology'. Fidelity Investments , multinational financial services corporation with $2.5 trillion in assets under management, has carried out research...
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68% of Global Millionaires Already Invested or Plan to Invest in Crypto by 2022: Survey

  68% of global high-net-worth individuals have already invested or are planning to invest in crypto   by the end of 2022, according to a survey by Dubai -based financial consultancy firm deVere Group released on May 3. DeVere group has more than $10 billion in assets under advice, with more than 80,000 clients located in more than 100 co...
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Samsung’s $2.9 Million Investment in Custody Giant Ledger Shows Major Players Watching Crypto

  South Korean Electronics Giant Samsung has announced a USD 2.9 million investment in the French crypto wallet maker Ledger. The investment firmly stakes Samsung's claim as a cryptocurrency player after Samsung Ventures led a USD 4 million round in ZenGo, a startup developing keyless crypto wallets, amidst rumors that the company is also deve...
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Bitfinex Used Tether Reserves to Mask Missing $850 Million, Probe Finds

Bitfinex Used Tether Reserves to Mask Missing $850 Million, Probe Finds
A cryptocurrency exchange that claims real dollars back its popular digital coin Tether raided those reserves to cover up $850 million that went missing, the New York Attorney General's office said Thursday. State Attorney General Letitia James said Hong Kong-based iFinex Inc., which operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and owns Tether Ltd...
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IMF, World Bank Launch Private Quasi-Crypto ”Learning Coin”

  A joint private blockchain project from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank is being launched to help educate institutions and gain a better understanding of both blockchain and cryptocurrencies. A quasi-cryptocurrency dubbed "Learning Coin" will also be used during the project, although it is stressed that the token wil...
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Nash Exchange: The Compliant Crypto DEX Of The Future Arrives

Nash public beta is a precursor to an imminent full launch.
Nash Exchange is a non-custodial exchange that will soon launch its beta platform among core community members. Upon its launch, the exchange aims to offer trading pairs with NEO, Ethereum, and Bitcoin, and will provide fiat gateways for United States and international-based investors. As decentralized exchanges (DEX) and liquidity protocols launch...
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The Smartdrop Model

How To Bootstrap Dapps and Protocols Without An ICO Authors: David A. Johnston, Mark Thorsen, Henry Liu, Erik Kuebler & Grace Torrellas Technical Reviewers: Kyle Samani, Tushar Jain, & Nathan Johnston Abstract This paper proposes best practices for "Smartdrops", as a means of fast-tracking community growth, raising brand awareness and incen...
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Everex is able to start onboarding US clients.

From the desk of Anna Vladi, COO of Everex, New York, NY: I am very excited to write the first piece of news from Everex US. After a great launch in January, we have been quite busy from building relationships with banks and other technology partners to applying for money transmitter license with the Banking and Insurance departments of various sta...
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Top 170+ VC’s and hedge funds investing in crypto and blockchain companies

Crypto venture capital firms 1confirmation - Crypto fund investing in the decentralized web 3TS Capital Partners - European technology venture capital firm 500 Startups - An early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator a16z crypto - A venture fund that will invest in crypto companies and protocols Abstractvc - Early-stage venture capital firm base...
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Samsung Pay Likely to Integrate Cryptocurrency Payment Option On Its Platform

With many big corporations warming up to the idea of cryptocurrencies, South- Korea-based tech giant Samsung is likely to join the crypto bandwagon. Two weeks back during the Mobile World Congress 2019 even in Barcelona, Samsung announced integrating a cryptocurrency wallets to its Galaxy 10 handset. Industry sources now say that the tech giant is ...
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Pension consultant recommends institutions start investing in crypto

Cambridge Associates, a pension and endowments consultant with $389 billion in assets under advisement, has recommended institutional investors start looking at opportunities in the crypto sphere, the firm stated . "In looking across the investment landscape, we see an industry that is developing, not faltering," the firm said. "Although the crypto...
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The Samsung Galaxy S10 has a cryptocurrency wallet built in

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Samsung is one of the first major smartphone makers to include a cryptocurrency wallet in its latest flagship Galaxy S10 phones. The wallet lets users store bitcoin, Ethereum, and a beauty-related cryptocurrency called Cosmo Coin. It's a cold storage wallet, meaning it's not connected to the internet. The Galaxy S10 phones also support select decen...
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Sidedoor ETFs: Three more Grayscale products could be available on OTC Markets soon

  There's been a lot of discussion in recent months about the Bitcoin ETF. When will it get approved? Who will win the tortoise race through the SEC's glacial approval process? Will it even matter? But what often gets glossed over is that there are already not one, but two "sidedoor ETFs" trading on OTC Markets in the U.S. - Bitcoin's GBTC and...
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‘Why I believe crypto is a $278 trillion opportunity’

  A prominent crypto economist has explained how growing up in 1990s Russia shaped her belief that cryptocurrencies could one day become a multi-trillion dollar asset class. Anya Nova , who is a crypto economist with Perth-based blockchain project Power Ledger , says she experienced extreme hyperinflation during her childhood and realised that...
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Three Cryptocurrency Bills Expected to Pass in U.S. House of Representatives

  The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to pass three bills that focus on cryptocurrency and its use for illegal activities . If there's one thing that grabs the attention of legislators, it's fearmongering. A politician loves nothing more than to whip up some hysteria over an issue before introducing a piece of legislation that they s...
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