Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator
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Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s...

Melanie Kramer | 2 years ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Bitcoin Regulation

CFTC Commissioner: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Are Not Going Away

Recent remarks from CFTC Commissioner, Rostin Behnam, reveal that US regulators are realizing that Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are here to stay because they’ll “become a part...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price is Being Manipulated, Says Forbes Macroeconomist

According to Peter Tchir, there is an ongoing manipulation of bitcoin price. What the macro and fixed income expert isn’t sure of is whether such price manipulations are against the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
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U.S. Department of Justice Set to Probe Suspected Bitcoin Price Manipulation

There are unconfirmed reports that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has set up a probe to investigate suspected Bitcoin price manipulation activities. According to Bloomberg, four...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
Cryptocurrencies: Death by Regulation Strangulation
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Feds Eyeing Regulations to Hit Anonymity of Cryptocurrency

The feds are contemplating the potential for regulations which would essentially erode one of the most popular aspects of cryptocurrency – its anonymity. During a panel discussion...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
Bitcoin a ‘Valued Investment Opportunity’ Says Arizona State University Professor
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LedgerX Introduces CFTC Licensed Bitcoin Savings Accounts

LedgerX has introduced a Bitcoin savings product licensed by the CFTC. The Bitcoin asset management platform has designed this new product to cater to long-term hodlers. The LedgerX...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 years ago
Why Invest in Ethereum?
Ethereum

US Regulator Urges SEC to Clarify If Ethereum Tokens Are Securities

Wall Street continues to debate whether cryptocurrencies should be treated as securities or commodities. Ethereum, the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin...

Dieter Holger | 2 years ago
Bitcoin

CFTC Chairman: Bitcoin Suited for ‘Long-Term Buy and Hold Strategy’

CFTC Chairman Christophe Giancarlo went on record, saying that Bitcoin, alongside a lot of other cryptocurrencies share elements of different asset classes, regardless of whether...

Georgi Georgiev | 2 years ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
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The Axeman Cometh – U.S. Gov’t Cuts Bitcoin Futures Watchdog CFTC Budget

Bitcoin futures watchdog, the CFTC, is “astounded” by Congressional budget plans which reduce their budget but increase spending for U.S securities regulators. The U.S...

Melanie Kramer | 2 years ago
Commodities CFTC
Bitcoin Regulation

US Federal Judge: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Are Commodities

For the first time, a federal judge has upheld that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are commodities and thus subject to regulation by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission...

Allen Scott | 2 years ago
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Bitcoin Investment

U.S. Commodities Regulator Allows Its Employees to Trade Cryptocurrencies

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) now allows its employees to trade Bitcoin and other digital assets. Moreover, CFTC’s Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo recognizes...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
Bitcoin Regulation

A Look Ahead at Crypto-Compliance & Regulation in 2018

Looking forward to 2018, several new pieces of legislation will be voted on or come into effect that will – for better or worse – reshape how ICOs, cryptocurrencies, and...

Bitcoinist | 2 years ago