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Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency created in 2008. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central control by any authority or any central bank. The bitcoin transactions and the issuing of new bitcoins is managed by the community network. Bitcoin is the biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and accounts for almost 60% of the total cryptocurrencies capitalization.

Nouriel Roubini: Bitcoin is a bubble!

Nouriel Roubini

The Stern School Profesor and the CEO of Roubini Macro Associates Nouriel Roubini hit the wires earlier today with a tweet about bitcoin

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FCA establishes Temporary Registration Regime for cryptoasset businesses

FCA derivative cryptoasset

FCA has established a Temporary Registration Regime to allow existing cryptoasset firms, who have applied to be registered with the FCA, to continue trading.

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DBS to launch full-service digital exchange – providing tokenisation, and trading for digital assets

DBS

DBS today announced that it will set up a digital exchange, enabling Institutional Investors and Accredited Investors to tap into a fully integrated tokenisation, trading and custody ecosystem for digital assets

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Standard Chartered and Northern Trust partner to launch Zodia, a cryptocurrency custodian for institutional investors

Northern Trust

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and Northern Trust, a leading provider of asset servicing, have entered into an agreement to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies.

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Valour Launches World’s First Fee-Free Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP)

Valour

New ETP, Bitcoin Zero, will enable institutions and individuals to invest in Bitcoin in a similar way to ETFs and shares

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Tlaib, García and Lynch Introduce Legislation Protecting Consumers from Cryptocurrency-Related Financial Threats

STABLE Act

The Stablecoin Tethering and Bank Licensing Enforcement (STABLE) Act, which would protect consumers from the risks posed by emerging digital payment instruments

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Bitcoin Price Breaks Above 18.000, What’s Next?

Bitcoin Price Breaks Above 18.000

Bitcoin price in a strong move today first breached the 17.000 resistance during the European session; a move that sparked a new round of strong buying spree that send the bitcoin price to almost three year highs.

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Blockchain, Stablecoins and Gold

blockchain technology

Commodity stablecoins are backed by other kinds of assets, such as gold, silver or other precious metals. Gold is the most common commodity

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Paying with Bitcoin: What You Need to Know

Paying with Bitcoin What You Need to Know

Cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin, continues to rise in popularity despite its value’s volatility recently; and if you are looking to use bitcoin to pay for things, you have to take due diligence in knowing how to do it, where you can spend, buy cryptocurrencies, or earn bitcoins, the best trading platform, and what the risks and advantages are.

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Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic)

BLOCKCHAIN

William Hinman Director, Division of Corporation Finance San Francisco, CA June 14, 2018 Remarks at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto Thank you Andy. I am pleased to be here today.[1] This event provides a great opportunity to address a topic that is the subject of considerable debate in the ...

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