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SEC Warns Crypto Investors of Initial Exchange Offerings in New Note

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:07
The SEC warned investors that initial exchange offerings, while claiming to be different from initial coin offerings, may still violate federal securities law.

What It Takes to Get a Crypto-Friendly Bank Charter in Wyoming

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 12:00
An SPDI charter offered in Wyoming lets U.S. firms offer banking and custody services under a regulator that’s not the FDIC, but the application and capital requirements are as rigorous as launching a de novo state-chartered bank.

Binance to Launch Korean Support Center Following Investment in Local Startup

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:30
Binance has made its first direct investment in a South Korean startup as part of a deal to launch a support center in the country.

LinkedIn Says Blockchain Is Top Skill for 2020

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:10
Blockchain is listed as the number one “hard skill” for 2020 in a new report compiled by jobs site LinkedIn.

Paxos’ Tokenized Gold Futures Are Now Trading on FTX Exchange

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:00
For the first time, investors can trade gold-backed futures contracts on a leading crypto derivatives exchange. In addition to its spot market trading, PAX Gold is now available as perpetual and quarterly futures contracts on FTX.

Upbit Exchange Resumes Ether Services Months After $49M Hack

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 08:30
Upbit said users will need to create new wallet addresses to resume trading.

Securitize Opens IRAs to Digital Securities Investors With Partnership

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 08:03
Digital asset issuer Securitize has facilitated what it says is the first direct IRA investment in security token offerings.

CME’s Bitcoin Options See First-Day Volume of $2.3M

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 07:55
Options on bitcoin futures from Chicago Mercantile Exchange got off to a good start on Monday, seeing trading volume reach 55 contracts in the opening session.

Regulated Derivatives Will ‘Legitimize’ Crypto, Says CFTC Chair

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 07:10
Regulated derivatives will instill market confidence in cryptocurrencies, according to Heath Tarbert.

Resurgent Bitcoin Will Likely Shrug off Long-Term Bear Cross

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 06:25
A bitcoin chart indicator is about to turn bearish for the first time since June 2018, but should have little effect on prices.

Off-Blocks Launches US Government-Tested Digital Signature Service in Beta

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 05:00
Digital signature platform Off-Blocks is bringing its Department of Homeland Security-tested file verification tool to the public.

Kraken Futures to Expand Into Russia After New Hire

Tue, 01/14/2020 - 04:00
Kraken Futures is ramping up its Russian expansion with the hiring of a new representative, ICBIT founder Aleksey Bragin.

Bitcoin Price Rallies 3.7% to Hit 2-Month High

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 22:26
The price of bitcoin (BTC) has risen once again after a successful launch of CME’s bitcoin options.

WisdomTree Mulls New Stablecoin as US Money Manager Drives Toward Crypto

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 19:13
WisdomTree, an asset manager specializing in exchange-traded funds, is vying to become one of the first established U.S. financial firms to offer clients digital assets, including a so-called stablecoin whose value is closely linked to the U.S. dollar.

US Judge Gives Craig Wright Until Feb. 3 to Access 1.1M Bitcoin at Heart of Ongoing Lawsuit

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 16:15
Craig Wright's court battle with the brother of deceased business partner David Kleiman reached a new level of complexity.

Narrative Watch: The Hunt for Crypto’s Killer App

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 15:00
As a Brooklyn Nets player tokenizes his contract, are income share agreements poised to break out as one of crypto’s killer apps?

Overstock CEO: Crypto Investments Are Ready for Prime Time

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 14:52
Overstock CEO and Medici Ventures President Jonathan Johnson believes crypto investments are finally ready to enter the real world.

Why Compliance Is the Biggest Team at Bitcoin ATM Startup Coinsource

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 14:30
We caught up with bitcoin ATM startup Coinsource on the show floor of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

This Blue-Chip Crypto Insurance Consortium Lacks One Thing – a Sizable Loss

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:57
In a rare interview, insurance company Arch talks about its $150M crypto storage policy.

MARKETS DAILY: China Moving Closer to Digital Yuan Launch

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:55
Markets Daily is back with the most important news impacting crypto markets today.