Monthly Archives: February 2018

Asian stocks jump to early gains after Dow’s rebound

Asian stocks advanced in early trading Friday, rebounding from yesterday’s broad selling, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average reversed some of its midweek pullback. Rebounds are broad theme across asset classes as the week comes to an end. Oil priced bounced some 1.5% Thursday, helping Asian energy stocks Friday, while the yen continued yesterday’s gains following […]

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France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

Featured Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France’s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of bitcoin derivatives. Both point to more oversight to come for crypto in France, including everything from formal authorizations to a ban on advertisements.   Also […]

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The 5 Top ICO Projects to Keep an Eye in February-March 2018

Bitcoinist.net · February 22, 2018 · 11:30 pm 2018 had started with a large increase in cryptocurrency world. That success has later been a bit smudged with the slight overall market fall in mid-January, but the currencies are growing again, despite the high volatility. Multiple projects are being developed to capitalize on growing coins and […]

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It’s Official: Former LinkedIn Executive Joins Social Challenge Network Provoco

Bitcoinist.net · February 22, 2018 · 11:32 pm PROVOCO is proud to announce that Dylan Sharkey, LinkedIn’s former Head of Sales Solutions for the Middle East and North Africa, has joined the advisory team and will play a big role in developing monetization strategies, the company’s business plan, and its performance efficiency. Dylan Sharkey has […]

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Free trading app makes its debut; Dudley takes a swipe at cryptocurrencies

Bloomberg Cryptocurrency prices plummeted Thursday, marking a second day of losses that has pushed the value of many major cryptocurrencies down by as much as 10%. The No. 1 digital currency, bitcoin BTCUSD, -2.14% below a psychological level at $10,000, and at one point had lost $2,000 from Wednesday’s peak. A tumble for virtual currencies […]

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eToro Top Manager Becomes Tokenbox CEO

Bitcoinist.net · February 22, 2018 · 3:30 am Tokenbox, a unique platform for creating and managing cryptocurrency funds, has announced the appointment of Chief Executive Officer. Pavel Salas, former regional director for eToro and a well-known cryptocurrency trader, had previously been an adviser for the project. From now on he will lead the Tokenbox team. […]

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Russian Authorities Criticized over Proposed Crypto Regulation

Economy & Regulation Criticism aimed at authorities and the new legislation on “digital financial assets” is mounting in Russia. Local officials have rebuked lawmakers in the capital over slow progress, warning that the country will have to catch up with others. Experts from the crypto sector have expressed concerns about many unresolved issues in the […]

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This Upstart Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Making Inroads in Canada — Bitcoin Magazine

Cryptocurrency and precious metals exchange Coinsquare is taking steps toward its goal of leading the cryptocurrency exchange market in Canada. On February 20, 2018, it announced a new partnership with Processing.com, after wrapping up a recent investment of $30 million, for a total $47 million raised in the last four months. The partnership with Processing.com […]

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What you should know about consumer prices and the financial magic of living like a minimalist

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! Here are your top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance My father is moving to a retirement community — what do we do with his $1.8 million home? This son and daughter wonder whether they should sell, rent or wait to inherit it. My secret tax weapon costs 99 cents […]

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