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Arizona Closer to Accepting Bitcoin and Regulating ICOs

Economy & Regulation Arizona may become the first U.S. state to legalize bitcoin as a payment option for tax purposes. Bills to that end have been advancing in the State Legislature, with one of them already passed by the Senate Finance Committee. First reading of a draft law regulating ICOs has been scheduled, too. The […]

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Meet Bitcoin’s New Rock Star; CFTC’s J. Christopher Giancarlo

Featured A strange thing happened on the way to the decentralized digital currency revolution: a cop – a regulator – seems to have salvaged bitcoin’s giant crash. Less than 24 hours after a 65 percent drop in bitcoin’s price, hysteria from all corners, no less than one man, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chair, […]

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Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile for Giving Hackers Control of His Account

Security Cryptocurrency use requires great personal responsibility with regards to data security. Investors need to not only make sure they are using best security practices but must also hope that service providers that have the potential to jeopardize their holdings do so as well. In a recent federal court case, a T-Mobile client claims that […]

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Grayscale Plans to Launch a Cryptocurrency ‘Large Cap Fund’

Finance This Wednesday Grayscale Investments, the sponsor of the Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC) has announced a new cryptocurrency investment vehicle is coming. The company plans to launch the ‘Grayscale Digital Large Cap Fund’ (the “Fund”) that intends to hold the top digital assets within the cryptocurrency economy. Also Read: Phony PBOC Email Sent to U.S. Media […]

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Bitcoin.com’s This Week in Bitcoin Podcast is Mandatory Listening

Promoted Veteran podcaster Matt Aaron lends his curation and vocal talent to a smooth few minutes each week in summation of the Bitcoin world’s most important news, This Week in Bitcoin (TWiB). Every Friday, listeners get breakdowns and commentary in bite-size format, leaving them informed and with plenty of time to go about their day. […]

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Us Government Scientists: “Technically, Bitcoin Is a Fork and Bitcoin Cash Is the Original Blockchain”

Technology Answering demands from the private and public sectors, US government scientists have created a guide to the technology behind bitcoin and its applications for a variety of uses. Among various issues, the 59-page report explains that, “technically, Bitcoin is a fork and Bitcoin Cash is the original blockchain.” Also Read: Singapore Mall Sells Cryptocurrency […]

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China is making world-class wine for $320 a bottle and should you prepay your 2018 property taxes?

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! Hope you all have great weekends. But first, the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance Your airline overhead bins may now be reserved An American Airlines memo advises staff that space will be reserved for some carry-on baggage. They’re making world-class wine in China — at $320 a bottle […]

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Chairmen of SEC and CFTC Co-Author Article on Crypto Regulations

Regulation Jay Clayton, the chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and J. Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), have co-authored an opinion piece recently published by The Wall Street Journal. The article outlines a number of perceived problems facing the cryptocurrency sphere from the […]

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Wealthy Americans have the most student debt and how much Rosie the Riveter would have earned today

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! We have made it to the middle of the week. Here are the top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance Wealthy Americans hold the most student debt It’s because they tend to go farther in school. What Rosie the Riveter would make today Naomi Parker Fraley’s likeness became a feminist […]

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Tezos Swiss Foundation Concept is “Old, Inflexible and Stupid”

Featured The drama from Tezos just keeps coming. A top attorney in the cryptocurrency space, once involved with setting up the Tezos Foundation, has issued sharp cautionary notes for those who wish to dabble within the burgeoning initial coin offering (ICO) market.  Also read: Samourai Wallet Introduces Bitcoin via SMS Text Message for Censorship Resistance Swiss […]

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