Plus500 Purportedly Subject to Litigation Over Allegations Of “Rigging” CFD Markets

News Online trading platform Plus500 is reported to have become the subject of legal action, owing to accusations that the company has been “rigging” its contracts for difference (CFD) markets. Plus500 offer contracts for CFDs for shares, commodities, forex, and over half a dozen cryptocurrencies. Also Read: With Bitcoin’s Price Above $6000 USD, Satoshi Nakamoto Should […]

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UK Regulator: DLT Startups Are Being Denied Banking Services

U.K. startups working with distributed ledger technology are having problems accessing traditional banking services, according to a report issued last week by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority. The financial regulator, which runs a regulatory sandbox to allow new types of companies to test “innovative products, services and business models in a live market environment,” reportedly […]

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LSKUSD BREAKS BELOW SUPPORT TREND LINE

LSKUSD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS LSKUSD Daily Chart for 23.10.2017Lisk bears are driving prices lower. After 21.10.2017 break below support trend line, a stochastic sell signal was printed. On 22.10.2017, USD bears retested support turned resistance trend line and the 20 period MA at around $5 before closing lower. Minor support is found at $4.3.  Should LSKUSD […]

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Ethereum Classic Price Technical Analysis – Can ETC/USD Hold $10?

Key Highlights Ethereum classic price extended its recent decline and traded towards $10.50 against the US Dollar. There is a crucial bearish trend line forming with resistance at $10.90 on the hourly chart of the ETC/USD pair (Data feed via Kraken). The pair might decline further, but the $10.00 support holds a lot of importance […]

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Thinking Big? Bank Blockchains Will Advance By Doing Everything But

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to our subscribers. While blockchain news may seem flooded these days with bank-sponsored projects either launching or hitting milestones, […]

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Should We Fix Malleability in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash? If so, how? And when?

Op-Ed Written by Jonald Fyookball. If you’re a Bitcoiner or crypto-enthusiast, you’ve probably heard this “malleability” issue being discussed and wondered what it’s all about. Maybe you’ve probably heard a bunch of conflicting ideas and opinions about it too. Let’s break it all down. What’s Malleability? There’s different types of malleability, but to make a […]

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R3 Files DLT Patents for ‘Dynamic’ Record-Keeping System

Consortium startup R3 has filed two patent applications detailing its work on applying distributed ledger tech to “dynamic” agreements between financial institutions. The two applications – submitted last year and published by the the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Oct. 19 – detail the use of a system for tracking, maintaining and updating agreements via a shared ledger. Using […]

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Litecoin Price Drops Below $55 in Search of a Stable Floor – The Merkle

All cryptocurrencies are struggling right now. Given the current battle for control in the Bitcoin price department, that is no big surprise. Things are looking a bit bleak for the Litecoin price right now, even though the overall upward trend is still intact.  With a Litecoin price of under $55, a week-long downward trend is […]

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The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ says ICOs are ‘the biggest scam ever’

Jordan Belfort knows a thing or two about frauds — and he says he spots one in ICOs, or initial coin offerings. The former stockbroker, who was portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street” movie, offered the following criticism of this increasingly popular approach to fundraising, according to a Financial Times report […]

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