Europe’s biggest prop trading shop for exchange-traded products is getting into cryptocurrencies. Netherlands-based Flow Traders N.V. is taking […]
Noted bitcoin analyst Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee, who is bullish on bitcoin’s price, was reported to have cut his […]
The number of dead coins in crypto markets is rising. At the beginning of 2014, when the price […]
After weeks of floundering about in a decline, cryptocurrency markets gained $40 billion in two days. Bitcoin led […]
A cryptocurrency custody solution cannot come soon enough for cryptocurrency markets. According to a report from CipherTrace, a […]
Philosophical arguments about the nature of money apart, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to adoption of bitcoin […]
Even as his agency cracks down on token offerings, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton is letting bitcoin off the […]
North America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced that the opening of an office in Japan. Nao Kitazawa, […]
Almost a year long, it was the longest initial coin offering (ICO) in the world. The ICO by […]
IBM has partnered with Veridium to put carbon credits on Stellar’s blockchain. But it is entering a crowded market.
North America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase was the subject of a glowing profile in Washington Post this past […]
Lamborghini and Snoop Dog, anyone? As conferences go, Consensus 2018, which was quite possibly the largest gathering of […]
In a new note, researchers at SF Fed state that bitcoin futures contributed to the cryptocurrency’s recent slump in prices.
Buffett and Gates criticize bitcoin and Tyler Winklevoss suggests the latter short bitcoin using Cboe’s bitcoin futures
The cryptocurrency ecosystem is poised for a major overhaul. Goldman Sachs, the investment bank which has blown hot […]
A New York Times report this morning confirms that the Wall Street bank, which has a storied history, plans to begin trading the newest investment instrument on the block in the next few weeks. According to the report, Goldman will use its own money to trade bitcoin futures contracts and is working to develop a new type of derivative – non-deliverable forward (probably named so because bitcoin futures are cash-settled)
a combination of regulatory uncertainty and enthusiastic funding from eager private investors may have tipped the scales against a public ICO of Telegram’s tokens.
Ethereum has ambitions to become the world’s first distributed computer running applications that accomplish a varied set of tasks on its platform. But the cryptocurrency will have to contend with SEC regulations before it reaches that goal.
In his conversation with CNBC, Chairman Giancarlo alluded to the possibility of a novel set of regulations for cryptocurrencies. “There’s a growing appetite among several Congress men and Senators that I have spoken to..to approach this with new eyes and some new thinking,” he said.
While the top 10 cryptos all registered significant gains this past month, the star performers were Tron and EOS. The former coin, which is backed by China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma, was up by 190%. EOS was the top performer with an increase of 199% in its price.
Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler dialed up the conversation on cryptocurrencies this week at the MIT Business of Blockchain conference by wading into contentious topics related to cryptocurrency regulation. His talk spanned a broad range of topics but the most controversial aspect of his speech related to the status of Ethereum’s ether and Ripple’s XRP as securities.