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US Federal Court Fines Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer Over $2.5 Million

Regulation A U.S. federal court has fined a New York firm and its chief executive officer over $2.5 million in the first anti-fraud action involving bitcoin filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The Ponzi scheme involved a fake pooled investment strategy and a “fake computer ‘hack’ that supposedly caused the loss of nearly all customer […]

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Bitcoin ATM Installed in Georgia Amid Growing Interest in Crypto

Featured A new automated teller machine now offers Georgians a fast and easy way to buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin. Support for bitcoin cash has been promised, and other cryptos will also be added in the future. The ATM has been set up at a burger restaurant in the heart of the Georgian capital […]

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Former Top JP Morgan Trader Says Banks ‘Have Absolutely Failed’ With Cryptocurrency

Dieter Holger · February 24, 2018 · 1:00 pm A former high-flying JPMorgan trader turned cryptocurrency fund manager says banks “have absolutely failed to innovate in any way, shape, or form and now they’re paying the price” in the cryptocurrency market. Daniel Masters ran JPMorgan’s energy trading business in the 1990s and now oversees cryptocurrency […]

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Law to Legalize Crypto Mining Introduced in Armenia

Economy & Regulation Armenia may soon follow in the footsteps of countries like Belarus in regards to crypto regulation. Newly proposed legislation provides the basis for legalizing and regulating cryptocurrency mining in the country. Tax exemptions and other incentives will be offered to miners. If the draft law is adopted, businesses will be able to […]

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Poloniex Review

Poloniex, also known as Polo, has been based out of Delaware, United States, since 2014. It’s a well-known name in the industry, and it consistently boasts the highest trading volumes for altcoins. Users who want an unparalleled selection of altcoin trading pairs will enjoy Poloniex. The exchange’s setup suits more experienced cryptocurrency traders—it isn’t the […]

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Tokyo exchange BitFlyer approved for Europe

James Levenson · January 23, 2018 · 2:00 am Governments across the world are either opening their doors to crypto or closing them. Exchanges need to keep up with this fast-paced ecosystem and seek out friendly nations and markets. Japan is still a haven for crypto and Tokyo exchange BitFlyer has recently gained approval to […]

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Morgan Stanley Opens to Bitcoin Futures Contracts

James Levenson · January 19, 2018 · 2:30 am The crypto space is hot property at the moment even in the wake of recent market slumps. More institutionalized finance exchanges and organizations are looking to provide a wider range of products for their clients and these must now include Bitcoin futures. The latest to join […]

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SEC shoots down idea of bitcoin ETFs, citing volatility

Wall Street’s top regulator on Thursday all but shut the door to approving exchange-traded funds that hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, questioning whether the products could comply with rules meant to protect mom-and-pop investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission outlined its views in a letter to two Wall Street trade groups whose members envision the […]

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CoinEx Is the First Exchange to Implement Bitcoin Cash as a Base Currency – The Merkle

In the world of cryptocurrency, trading platforms are in high demand these days. Most exchanges seem to focus on very similar trading markets, even though there seems to be a high demand for anything related to Bitcoin Cash right now. It seems there is at least one exchange which offers pure BCH trading markets, which […]

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The prospects for a bitcoin ETF look dead in the water

The digital currency bitcoin is one of the hottest things on Wall Street, just as exchange-traded funds have become the most popular investment vehicle around. However, despite what is seen as heavy interest and pent-up demand, investors shouldn’t expect the two to be combined soon. A bitcoin-tracking ETF has long been seen as a Holy […]

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