Bitcoin
Bitcoin Investment

Bitmex Sees $500 Million Bitcoin Short Liquidation in 24hrs

Bitcoin trading activity is breaking all-time records in terms of volume and open interest in Bitcoin futures. The latest trading activity has caused Bitcoin’s value to reach an...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 12 months ago
FinTech

Facebook Talks ‘GlobalCoin’ With CFTC (While Bitcoin Never Had To)

Facebook is reportedly in talks with US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission regarding the future of its GlobalCoin ‘cryptocurrency.’ Facebook In Talks With The CFTC...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Could See Green Light in Just 10 Days

Bakkt could soon proceed with its Bitcoin futures product if the CFTC does not raise any objections within 10 days. We’ll Be Bakkt…Soonish Bakkt could be cleared to proceed...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Ethereum

Ethereum Spikes 10% Amid ETH Futures Approval Rumors

Ethereum has spiked by about 10 percent over the last 24 hours following speculation that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) may be ready to approve ETH futures...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

US Congress Introduces Two New Cryptocurrency Bills

US lawmakers are exploring new blockchain regulations. US Congress just introduced two new cryptocurrency bills aimed to address price manipulation and boost the country’s...

Georgi Georgiev | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin

Brookings Institute Says the SEC Should Regulate Crypto-Assets

A report from the Economic Studies program of US think tank, Brookings, claims better regulation will benefit the crypto industry. It states that crypto-assets currently fall into a...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin

Will The Real Satoshi Nakamoto Please Stand Up – No, Sit Down Craig, We’ve Been...

He just doesn’t give up, does he? Self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin, Craig Wright, now appears willing to testify under oath that he is Satoshi Nakamoto. Or that’s the...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition

Fresh from completing its maiden funding round, Bakkt announced its first acquisition on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The daughter company of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is also...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
Breaking News

Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Bakkt Bitcoin-Settled Futures Set To Be Approved in Early 2019

Bakkt, a platform for the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contract, is expected to be approved by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Ethereum

CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the Horizon?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago
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News

US ‘Investigating’ If Tether, Bitfinex ‘Illegally Moved’ Bitcoin Price...

Bitcoin’s latest price plunge has coincided with fresh scrutiny of stablecoin Tether and exchange Bitfinex almost a year after both received subpoenas from US authorities. DoJ...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago