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Satis Predicts Market Cap of Cryptocurrencies Exceeds $1 Trillion in 2021

Markets and Prices Initial coin offering (ICO) advisory firm, Satis Group, has published a report detailing a number of predictions for the cryptocurrency industry – estimating that the total market capitalization of all combined virtual currency markets will reach nearly $3.6 trillion USD by 2028. Also Read: August Markets Report: Heavy Selling Across Leading Crypto Markets  […]

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Important Points to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Cryptocurrency Wallet

The choice of which cryptocurrency wallet to use is arguably one of the most important decisions for anyone interested in cryptocurrency. Like almost any other storage system, the choice of a wallet usually involves some form of trade-off between security and ease-of-use. Security Considerations Top on the list of priorities when choosing a cryptocurrency wallet […]

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If you want financial secrecy, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can’t deliver it

The entry of cryptocurrencies into global finance as a decentralized transaction medium and asset class may offer a new channel for financial secrecy, and many already believe that illicit transactions are behind a large chunk of crypto. But those who are looking to beef-up the value of financial secrecy through cryptowallets and distributed-ledger transactions are […]

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New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Cryptocurrency …

As part of an effort to protect cryptocurrency investors and bring greater transparency into how cryptocurrency exchanges operate, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to 13 virtual currency exchanges requesting they disclose key information about their operations. “With cryptocurrency on the rise, consumers in New York and across the country have a […]

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Lafayette Mayor-President Proposes Government-Backed Crypto and ICO

Featured The mayor-president of the Louisiana city of Lafayette, Joel Robideaux, has proposed an ambitious plan that would see the city develop a government-issued cryptocurrency. Mr. Robideaux suggested the launching the cryptocurrency through an initial coin offering (ICO). Also Read: Spring Sees Bitcoin Cash Adoption Rise Lafayette Mayor Advocates Government-Issued Cryptocurrency The government of a city […]

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‘C-Currency’ or How to Circumvent the Facebook ICO Advertising Ban

Georgi Georgiev · April 11, 2018 · 4:30 am Months after the Facebook crypto-related advertising ban, ads are still popping up here and there, promoting an array of different Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). It turns out that all you need to do to circumvent the full-fledged social network ban is to slightly tweak your wording. […]

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England: Unauthorized Crypto Futures and ICOs are Criminal Offences

Featured In a statement released 6 April 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of England attempted to clarify its jurisdiction in the ever-booming cryptocurrency industry. While acknowledging cryptos are “not currently” regulated by the bureau, crypto futures, contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and initial coin offerings (ICOs) do indeed fall under their purview. Furthermore, crypto […]

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FCA Clarifies Stance on Cryptocurrency Offerings – Derivatives ‘Likely’ Require Authorization

Ali Raza · April 7, 2018 · 4:30 pm In a statement issued on Friday by the FCA, the UK’s financial watchdog, the agency announced that all companies wishing to provide cryptocurrency derivatives would “likely” require official authorization to do so. Friday’s announcement comes as the FCA seeks to clarify its stance when it comes to cryptocurrency […]

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Stablecoins: Scam or Cryptocurrency Volatility Safehaven?

Nick Chong · April 4, 2018 · 5:00 am Stablecoins, cryptocurrencies pegged to external values outside of the cryptocurrency market, have been all the talk lately, especially in the recent market pullback. Tether, the biggest stablecoin pegged to the US dollar, has recently come under fire due to a lack of transparency. Let’s face it, […]

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Crypto Exchanges Charging Up To $3 Million To List Tokens

Featured Cryptocurrency trading exchanges are charging as much as ten times the amount traditional exchanges request for securities, according to a paper released by Autonomous Research, a fintech analysis firm. Also read: Taiwan Looks to Regulate Bitcoin Under Anti-Money Laundering Laws ICO Listing Exchanges Charging Huge Fees Infrastructure providers of crypto listings have realised that […]

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