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UK Could Ban Some Crypto Derivatives, Says Financial Watchdog Exec

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:50
The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority is considering a ban on some cryptocurrency-based derivatives, a senior executive has said.

Bitcoin’s Price On Pace to Post Worst Month Yet in 2018

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:10
Bitcoin's sell-off has accelerated and put the cryptocurrency on pace to record its worst monthly performance of the year.

Report: US Officials Are Probing Tether Role in Bitcoin Market Manipulation

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:10
The U.S. DOJ is reportedly probing Tether and Bitfinex over whether they artificially boosted bitcoin's price using the USDT stablecoin.

OKEx Blasts ‘Defamatory’ Allegations Amid BCH Futures Settlement Furor

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:30
OKEx has pushed back against allegations made by a trading firm over its forced settlement of bitcoin cash futures contracts last week.

Russian ICO That Impersonated Bank Hit With Cease-and-Desist

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:15
North Dakota has issued a cease-and-desist against a Russia-based ICO for copying a bank's website to promote "potentially fraudulent securities."

Bitcoin Price Drops to $4,200 Despite Record Low On RSI

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:01
Bitcoin’s price continues to slide despite the oversold conditions signaled on the technical charts for the last six days.

Singapore’s Stock Exchange Clarifies Rules for Listed Firms Issuing ICOs

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 05:01
SGX has clarified the rules for publicly listed companies planning to conduct token sales.

Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:00
RSK Labs is operating under a new banner, with an emphasis on creating a range of open-source protocols for blockchain infrastructure.

Alabama: The Unlikely Frontline for America’s Crypto Fraud Crackdown

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 00:01
Alabama's securities agency has lead the way on enforcement against ICO fraudsters, using investigation techniques pioneered chasing gun runners.

A Historically Strong Month for Crypto, November Is Off to a Brutal Start

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:22
The cryptocurrency market rout accelerated today as bitcoin (BTC) fell below $5,000 for the first time in 13-months.

IBM, Columbia University Launch Blockchain Accelerator Programs

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:40
Columbia University and IBM are launching a pair of tech accelerators to aid blockchain startups in their early phases.

DOJ’s Rosenstein: Regulators Can’t Let Criminals ‘Hide Behind’ Crypto

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:35
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein called for a multinational approach to regulating cryptocurrencies Sunday.

Below $5K: Bitcoin Drops $500 to Set New 2018 Low

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:42
The price of bitcoin fell below $5,000 on Monday for the first time since October of last year.

US Election Commission Says Crypto Mining For Political Campaigns Is ‘Permissible’

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 11:00
The FEC is open to allowing mining pools to donate to political campaigns, but such donations would qualify as "contributions."

Huobi Creates New Committee to Work With China’s Communist Party

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:25
Cryptocurrency exchange operator Huobi Group has set up a Communist Party committee at a Beijing-based subsidiary.

Crypto Exchange-Traded Product to Launch on Swiss Stock Exchange

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 08:40
The first ever exchange-traded product tracking multiple cryptocurrencies will start trading next week on Switzerland's Six stock exchange.

Traders Claim Losses After OKEx Suddenly Settles Bitcoin Cash Contracts

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 07:30
Traders have reportedly incurred losses after OKEx settled bitcoin cash futures contracts with little warning ahead of last week's hard fork.

Bitcoin Price Hits 13-Month Low as Crypto Market Slumps

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 06:00
Bitcoin (BTC) dropped to its lowest level since October 2017 on Monday, as losses are seen across the broader crypto market.

Crypto Exchange Kraken Warns Traders Over Bitcoin Cash SV ‘Red Flags’

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 05:05
Kraken has warned that the new bitcoin cash token, BCH SV, doesn't meet its listing requirements and should be seen as a “high risk” investment.

Beyond Price: Why We Need a Better Way to Value Crypto Assets

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 04:00
Institutional investors must set aside dollar-centric valuation models and recognize that value is a different concept in the crypto world.