Altcoins

Venezuela’s National Cryptocurrency ‘Petro’...

According to a Venezuelan official, Tuesday’s Petro pre-sale will have international reach, drawing potential investors from the US, Europe and the Middle East. It was just over two...

Nikita Blows | Feb 18, 2018 | 14:00
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer Cryptocurrency Tax Framework
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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Asked to Provide a Clearer...

At least two US institutions have requested that the IRS propose a definitive structure for taxing cryptocurrencies in the country. As authorities see the lucrative appeal of virtual...

Nikita Blows | Jan 20, 2018 | 17:00
In July, Bitcoinist reported on Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro's efforts to see the Petro become his avowed 'Great Hope.'
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US Treasury Warns Investors: Venezuela’s Petro Could Violate...

The US Treasury Department has cautioned investors that Venezuela’s Petro could be in violation of Washington-imposed financial sanctions. In December last year, Venezuelan president...

Nikita Blows | Jan 18, 2018 | 01:00
Bitcoin Regulation

US Government Fears Bitcoin Will Be the Next “Swiss Bank Account”

Bitcoin’s explosive growth is dramatically disrupting the monetary and banking system to such an extent that banking and government authorities are sounding the alarm. In effect, the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Jan 12, 2018 | 18:30
Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin

Treasury Sec. Mnuchin Says ‘We’re Looking Closely’ at Bitcoin...

In a potentially bearish signal for U.S. crypto users, the United States’ lead financial administrator said he’s concerned with the “illicit” possibilities of...

William Peaster | Nov 11, 2017 | 11:00
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Michigan Man Busted for Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange – Faces...

A man in Michigan is facing federal charges for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange after selling over $55,000 USD of Bitcoin to undercover agents. There’s a song that goes...

Jeff Francis | Oct 28, 2017 | 07:00
Bitcoin

A Woman To Appear on US$10 Bill By 2020, Women in Bitcoin To Receive...

One thing that can be said about the financial world is that it is mostly dominated by males in every aspect. Even though there are plenty of powerful and smart women in the financial...

Jp Buntinx | Jun 19, 2015 | 11:54

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