Bakkt Announces Sept. 23 Launch of Futures and Custody Platform in US

Bakkt has announced the coming launch of its much-anticipated platform for daily and monthly futures in the United States in a blog post on Aug. 16. Having received approval from the necessary regulators, the launch is scheduled for Sept. 23. Bakkt's physically delivered futures have been the subject of a great deal of anticipation, with the compan...
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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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US Lawmakers Urge Trump Advisor Larry Kudlow: Adopt Blockchain!

Regulation has been a hot topic for years in the crypto sphere. Some say increased regulation will lead to mass adoption (and therefore higher prices). Others say it hinders the freedom blockchain and Bitcoin were founded upon. Regardless of these opinions... the fact is that regulation is coming, and fast. A group of U.S. lawmakers from both sides...
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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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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are useless

For blockchains, the jury is still out
AN OLD saying holds that markets are ruled by either greed or fear. Greed once governed cryptocurrencies. The price of Bitcoin, the best-known, rose from about $900 in December 2016 to $19,000 a year later. Recently, fear has been in charge. Bitcoin's price has fallen back to around $7,000; the prices of other cryptocurrencies, which followed it on...
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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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Yelp’s Bitcoin Filter Could Kickstart Weak Crypto Adoption

Merchants and consumers are seeing rising demand for crypto. | Source: (i) Shutterstock (ii) Shutterstock; Edited by CCN
By CCN: As bitcoin's price experienced a surge this week, it seems merchants and consumers are more interested in crypto than ever. Local-search company Yelp has joined the pact by reportedly adding a filter to help users find merchants that accept cryptocurrency. No matter if you're looking for a burger bar, dog groomer, or any other kind of busin...
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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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Ethereum Will Be Hard To Stop At This Point When 200+ Banks, More Than 50 Billion-Dollar Companies Including Microsoft Azure Involved

  Ethereum (ETH) , the 2nd-largest cryptocurrency by market cap – known for its decentralized platform that runs smart contracts and supports decentralized applications – is seemingly unstoppable. Not only does Ethereum have the largest ecosystem of cryptocurrency projects and solutions built on top of its blockchain, but it's one of the few c...
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Afghans Look to Sovereign Crypto Bond to Raise $5.8 Billion for Economy

Afghanistan is planning to jumpstart its ailing economy with a blockchain-based sovereign crypto bond. The announcement to attempt a cryptocurrency solution to three decades of economic turmoil came at a meeting of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington recently. According to the Cent...
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Blockchain Guide

Long back I came across Blockchain technology in an article in 2011, I thought this is the technology we should all know. This new technology made me eager to learn more and more about this topic, as it is going to give transactions a new face. Now, after so many years of research, I have gathered a lot of information about this technology. Since b...
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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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BITCOIN - ALTCOINS - BLOCKCHAIN FOR BEGINNERS - ULTIMATE GUIDE

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular by the day, and many new investors want to know: What's the best cryptocurrency to invest in? If you have decided that you want to jump into this rapidly growing market, then there are some very important things that you need to understand. In this guide, will help you how to be a better investor. If you d...
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What is IEO?

At present, we can notice the rise of a new phenomenon, which has gripped the tech world and is changing the way in which startups raise capital, shifting away from initial crowd offerings (ICO), a new approach Initial Exchange Offering ( IEO) came as a hot trend of 2019 Are you wondering what IEO is all about? Is this similar to ICO? How does it w...
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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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