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SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

Regulation After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention […]

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Bitcoin Frenzy Puts Digital Currency Exchange Under Pressure

The bitcoin price surged to over $18,000 yesterday with frenzied demand slowing trading at one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Yesterday saw the number one digital currency rally in price by more than $3,000 in 24 hours as demand for bitcoin continued to surge. Coinbase’s GDAX exchange, reported the price of the cryptocurrency as trading […]

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Future of Bitcoin Futures: CME Gives Details, Regulator Pushes Back

Finance Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Inc (CME) left a cryptic note atop its more detailed explanation of how bitcoin futures would be rolled out. Red emblazoned, it stated: “Effective Q4 2017, and pending all relevant regulatory review periods, please be advised that CME will launch Bitcoin futures.” Q4, the last three months of the year, […]

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Nearly a decade after Bernie Madoff, Americans are still losing their life savings to Ponzi schemes

Getty Images Bernie Madoff in 2009. There are dozens of new schemes brought to light every month.Charles Ponzi, Bernie Madoff and, well, fill in the blank. Swindlers who pretend to invest the money of their victims are still doing brisk business. There’s the bitcoin Ponzi scheme, the fake venture capitalist Ponzi scheme and even the […]

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A Closer Look at How Three of the Biggest Scamcoins Lure Its Investors

Op-Ed Run-ups of the kind bitcoin is having in price and valuation make fertile ground for scams. Scams are valuable and very teachable moments. Skin in the game, by having plunked hard-earned cash down to see a return on investment, means vigilance and due diligence are musts.    Also read: GAW/Paycoin CEO Josh Garza Held Liable […]

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Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 2: Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Part 2)

Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 1: The Trusted Third Party ProblemChapter 2: Monetary Theoryby Wendy McElroy Technology Meets Anarchy. Both Profit (Chapter 2, Part 2) Bitcoin is the catalyst for peaceful anarchy and freedom. It was built as a reaction against corrupt governments and financial institutions. It was not solely created […]

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