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Back Over $4K: Bitcoin’s Price Bounce is Gathering Pace

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:20
While the bitcoin market is still predominantly bearish, seller exhaustion near $3,500 may be paving the way to stronger corrective bounce.

Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:00
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says smart contracts are covered under financial rules in its new primer on the technology.

Canadian Jewelry Retailer Birks Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 04:15
Birks Group, one of the oldest luxury jewelry retailers in Canada, is now accepting bitcoin payments at eight of its stores.

Goldman, Morgan Stanley Go Live With CLS’ IBM-Powered Blockchain

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:59
CLS, the bank-owned currency trading utility, and IBM have gone live with their blockchain-based payment netting service after more than two years in development.

Nasdaq, VanEck Partner to Launch ‘Crypto 2.0’ Futures Contracts

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:05
The second largest stock exchange in the world - NASDAQ - is partnering with investment management firm VanEck to bring to market a new generation of cryptocurrency futures products.

SEC Chair Clayton: Crypto ETF Needs Exchanges ‘Free From Manipulation’

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 16:17
Token issuers looking to fund their businesses with the proceeds should "start with the assumption that it's a securities offering," according to the SEC's Jay Clayton.

El-Erian: Crypto Will Become ‘More Widespread’ But Not ‘Dominant’

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 13:28
Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic advisor for Allianz, said Tuesday that he believes cryptocurrencies will become more “widespread” but as part of a broader ecosystem.

Tether Says Customers Can Once Again Deposit and Redeem Fiat

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:40
Tether is again offering fiat redemption of its stablecoin USDT. Meanwhile, Bitfinex is now offering tether trading pairs with the euro and U.S. dollar.

ICE Founder: ‘We’re Kind of Agnostic’ on Bitcoin’s Price

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:20
ICE founder and chairman Jeffrey Sprecher and Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler took to the stage during CoinDesk's Consensus: Invest event on Tuesday.

Bloomberg: Nasdaq Still Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch in 2019

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:00
Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is sticking with plans to launch bitcoin futures contracts early next year, say Bloomberg sources.

Harbor Launches Tokenized Equity Purchases With Real Estate Offering

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 09:00
Security token startup Harbor is offering its first private placement, allowing investors to buy into a high-rise property.

Messari Opens Disclosure Registry for Crypto Projects

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 08:59
Messari is launching a disclosure registry for crypto projects to better inform investors.

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Rolls Out Tech to Spot Market Manipulation

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 08:04
Crypto exchange Bitstamp is upgrading its tech arsenal to better identify suspicious activity and market manipulation.

Galaxy Digital, Cumberland and More Plan New Crypto Code of Conduct

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 08:00
Ten crypto and financial startups are forming a new association to create standards of conduct for the blockchain space.

Bitcoin Likely to Close Below Key Price Support in First Since 2015

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 06:01
Bitcoin looks set to end the month below a key long-term support level for the first time in three years.

Fake Developer Sneaks Malicious Code into BitPay’s Copay Wallet

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:15
The Copay wallet from crypto payments processor BitPay has been compromised by a hacker, the firm warns. An updated version has been released.

Abu Dhabi Bank Settles $500 Million Bond on a Blockchain

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 04:00
Abu Dhabi-based Al Hilal Bank has carried out a blockchain-based transaction for an Islamic bond worth $500 million.

Employees Say Blockchain Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 17:00
Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism, but so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to receive all of the compensation they say they were promised when hired.

XRP Nears Longest Stretch as World’s Second-Largest Cryptocurrency

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:07
XRP has remained the world's second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization for the past 11-days, which is its longest stretch at #2 since 2016.

Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:00
Security token startup Securitize has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding backed by Coinbase Ventures and Ripple's Xpring, among others.