CFTC Seeks Public Comment On Ether And Ethereum

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has asked for public comment for use cases and risks of ethereum’s blockchain and ether, its cryptocurrency. “The input from this request will advance the CFTC’s mission of ensuring the integrity of the derivative markets as well as ensuring the integrity of monitoring and systemic risk by enhancing legal certainty in the markets,” the federal agency wrote in a … Continue reading CFTC Seeks Public Comment On Ether And Ethereum

Is Ether Useless?

Ethereum’s ether was among the biggest losers in the cryptocurrency crash that occurred earlier this week. Since Wednesday, the cryptocurrency has lost approximately 23% of its value, shedding a substantial portion of gains it eked out during a decline in bitcoin’s price. On an overall basis, ether is down by 84.3% from its peak during the second week of January this year. Ether’s ebbs and … Continue reading Is Ether Useless?