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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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Bitcoin Adoption Continues to Thrive Within Africa’s Borders

Economics According to multiple reports this week the decentralized currency bitcoin is still booming in many African countries. From South Africa to the Sub-Saharan region, citizens from all walks of life are finding bitcoin beneficial. This is making domestic cryptocurrency exchanges and peer-to-peer trading platforms’ volumes climb while digital currencies are also selling at a […]

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United States of Bitcoin: Illinois Gives Crypto Love While Other States Hate

Featured The United States continues to divide over the issue of cryptocurrency generally and bitcoin in particular. Idaho and Alaska issued crypto investment warnings, while Iowa’s Insurance Division cautions against the digital asset’s “high risk,” and Utah announces “scam” scares. Illinois bucks the worrywarts, however, and is instead crafting legislation that would welcome crypto businesses […]

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Singapore Judge Dismisses $43M High Profile Bitcoin Case

News Recently Singapore had its first high profile legal case involving over 3,000 BTC in a dispute between the UK-based company B2C2 and the local cryptocurrency exchange Quoine. According to the Singapore Commercial Court documents, Judge Simon Thorley has dismissed the plaintiff B2C2’s case for US $43Mn worth of bitcoins. Also read: While Bitcoin Trades Above […]

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Who Will Be the Top Speakers of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines?

Bitcoinist.net · December 20, 2017 · 2:00 pm Blockchain experts and industry leaders from around the globe will gather in January to speak at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines in Manila. On January 25, Manila will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Philippines, an event dedicated to cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and ICO. The conference participants are […]

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The World’s First Bitcoin Lottery is Offering a 1,000 BTC Bounty

Featured Anyone kicking themselves for not buying bitcoin sooner now has a novel way to make amends. One of Ireland’s best known lottery operators is offering a bitcoin bounty worth millions of dollars. In exchange for picking six numbers, entrants – who aren’t limited to the Republic of Ireland – will be entered into a […]

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Bitcoin Cash Embassy to Open in Limassol, Cyprus

Economics With the launch of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) by Coinbase and Gdax, the adoption of the cryptocurrency is likely going to accelerate further. To help local users, developers, and investors meet and discuss this, there is going to be a new bitcoin cash community center in Cyprus. Also Read: Thomson Reuters Adds Bitcoin Cash to […]

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Eurex is considering bitcoin futures

Deutsche Börse is thinking intensively about offering its own derivative, which should have a price bond to bitcoin. These are to be offered via the derivatives Exchange Eurex, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse. In the run-up to the introduction, however, the planned financial products should be examined in more detail. The aim is to clarify […]

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