Breaking: SEC Halts Telegram Crypto Ambitions, Calls It "Unregistered" 14
Well here’s yet another breaking story. In a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) press release published on Friday afternoon, it was revealed that the agency has “filed an emergency action and obtained temporary restraining order” against two entities behind the Telegram ICO for the Telegram Open Network (TON). The...
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According to a statement obtained by CoinDesk, the CFTC has, in fact, not approved LedgerX to launch Bitcoin (BTC) futures just yet. The outlet wrote in a recent update to yesterday’s article about the exchange’s launch of physically-deliverable BTC futures: The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says LedgerX has...
Ex-Banker Lauds Bitcoin (BTC) as the Asymmetric Bet of Decades 15
Bitcoin, An Amazing Bet According to Raoul Pal, a former hedge fund-centric executives at massive investment bank Goldman Sachs, recently lauded Bitcoin. Speaking on Stephen Livera’s podcast, the current chief executive of Real Vision — a financial media source looking to democratize access to market insights — claimed that he...
Investor: If Bitcoin Falls Under $6,000, I'll Get "Real Nervous" 16
Mainstream media outlets have been incessantly covering the crypto space over the recent weeks. Most notably, CNBC has hosted countless executives, investors, and commentators in the industry to talk about Bitcoin, Libra, and other facets of this budding ecosystem. After hosting prominent names like Meltem Demirors, Anthony Pompliano, Kevin O’Leary,...
Crypto Community Reacts to Ripple CEO's Hint at Company IPO 17
Yesterday, it was revealed that the chief executive of Ripple Labs, Brad Garlinghouse, made a massive announcement during an event surrounding the World Economic Forum of 2020 in Davos, Switzerland. At the Wall Street Journal event, Garlinghouse said that he believes in the next 12 months, “you’ll see initial public offerings...
Analyst: Gold Still Ultimate Recession Hedge, Not Bitcoin 18
If you have perused crypto Twitter over recent months, you have probably noticed a trend: Bitcoin is being seen by investors and analysts — both on Wall Street and on Main Street — as a potential safe haven in the ongoing trade war. In fact, an analysis by Quant Fiction...
Why Bitcoin Matters: ECB's Draghi Looks to Cut Rates 19
ECB’s Policies Are Rocket Fuel for Bitcoin For the umpteenth time in a few years, central banks are cutting rates. And that’s good for Bitcoin. Citing a recent article outlining the European Central Bank’s (ECB), Anthony Pompliano, best known as Pomp in the crypto community, noted that the expected policies...
Bakkt Bitcoin Futures A Big Positive Say Crypto Insiders, Step Towards ETFs 20
Gary McFarlane, the cryptocurrency analyst at interactive investor, shares his thoughts – and those of other industry figures and experts – on Bakkt bitcoin futures. On 23 September Bakkt finally launches its physically settled bitcoin futures product – institutional customers can start depositing bitcoin from 6 September. But onboarding institutions into...
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A new blockchain project is being launched to help stabilize and improve Chile’s stock market and attract foreign investors.  The Santiago Stock Exchange (STE), Central Securities Depository (DCV), and the Global Trade Directory (GTD) are set to establish a blockchain association, in order to work on a Hyperledger blockchain initiative....