Archive for December 22nd, 2017

Hedge Funds in Traditional Finance Sector are Beginning to Invest in Bitcoin

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 239 Readers More
Hedge Funds in Traditional Finance Sector are Beginning to Invest in Bitcoin

Large-scale hedge funds in the traditional finance sector are beginning to enter the bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets. This week, former major US-based investment management firm Legg Mason chairman and principal fund manager Bill Miller, who oversaw $728 billion in assets during his stay at the company, revealed that he had invested half of his personal […]

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Markets Update: Major Crypto Markets Dump in Unison

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 220 Readers More
Markets Update: Major Crypto Markets Dump in Unison

The majority of crypto markets appear to have regained correlation with bitcoin, with BCH, ETH, LTC, DASH and many other major markets dumping in unison with BTC. For bitcoin, today’s retrace down to test the $11,000 USD line comprises the sixth consecutive day that BTC has lost value after testing the $20,000 area, whereas BCH […]

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The SEC Crackdown on Suspicious Cryptocurrencies Is Getting Serious

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 190 Readers More
The SEC Crackdown on Suspicious Cryptocurrencies Is Getting Serious

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s investigation over shady behavior in the cryptocurrency market will only continue, said former chairman Harvey Pitt. Also Read: Popular Chat App Kakao’s Exchange Upbit Claims Number One Spot in South Korea Tighter Regulation on the Horizon SEC this Tuesday halted trading of The Crypto Co. over manipulation concerns after […]

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Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Tax-Free for Five Years

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 189 Readers More
Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Tax-Free for Five Years

The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has signed a decree which legalizes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and smart contracts. All crypto transactions and related income, including from mining, will be tax-free for the next five years. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto Transactions Legalizing Crypto Transactions and […]

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PR: BlockMesh Disrupts the Global Communications Industry – ICO Will Launch 28 February, 2018

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 172 Readers More
PR: BlockMesh Disrupts the Global Communications Industry – ICO Will Launch 28 February, 2018

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Indian Couple Asked to Be Gifted Bitcoin at Wedding

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 168 Readers More
Indian Couple Asked to Be Gifted Bitcoin at Wedding

An Indian couple requested for friends and family to gift them bitcoin at their wedding earlier this month. The couple, Prashant Sharma and Niti Shree, are the founders of a startup in the technology industry and hold high hopes for the future of bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. Also Read: India’s Crypto Crackdown: Wealthy Bitcoiners Targeted, […]

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A Ledger X Bitcoin Contract is Still Pegged for $50K Amid This Week’s Price Decline

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 161 Readers More
A Ledger X Bitcoin Contract is Still Pegged for $50K Amid This Week’s Price Decline

Bitcoin’s price has been in a slump this week after reaching record highs in the USD $19K territory. Since then the price has drifted into the $13K, region losing $6,000 in gains this week. Although the price has seen better days, an unknown trader utilizing the Ledger X options market purchased a contract that predicts […]

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Etrade Joins Increasingly Crowded Bitcoin Futures Market

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 171 Readers More
Etrade Joins Increasingly Crowded Bitcoin Futures Market

Etrade, a popular online retail trading platform, has announced it will support Cboe bitcoin futures contracts for its users. The company joins rivals Ally and TD Ameritrade in a bid to capture part of the multi billion USD cryptocurrency market. Also read: United States Olympic Luge Team to Accept Bitcoin Donations Etrade Joins a Crowded […]

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US Claims North Korea Responsible for WannaCry Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 251 Readers More
US Claims North Korea Responsible for WannaCry Bitcoin Ransomware Attacks

The US government has recently stated that North Korea was the country responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attacks earlier this year, plaguing over 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. The allegation was made by Thomas Bossert, who serves under President Donald Trump as Homeland Security Advisor. Homeland Security didn’t make the allegation lightly, alluding to […]

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Korean Authority Slaps Exchanges With Licensing Requirements

December 22, 2017 | By | Reply | 163 Readers More
Korean Authority Slaps Exchanges With Licensing Requirements

The South Korean government is conducting on-site inspections of crypto exchanges following the release of its emergency measures for cryptocurrency regulation. The regulators have also notified the country’s largest exchanges that they are subject to the Information Security Management System certification requirements. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto […]

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