Bitcoin futures are coming from a number of arenas, with recent announcements from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Tokyo Financial Exchange. However, in spite of the massive run up on Bitcoin in anticipation, US regulators are clear that they will...
AngelList Co-founder Naval Ravikant has claimed that Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies have what it takes to solve the money problems of different kinds of people around the world. He added that the general public is looking for potential alternative places to store their money and watch it...
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It seems almost too much to imagine, but the market cap for Bitcoin alone has now reached over $300 bln. The combined market cap for all cryptocurrencies is quickly closing in on $450 bln.Just two weeks ago the market cap for all cryptocurrencies crossed the $300 bln mark,...
In the next two weeks, the CBOE and CME will blaze the trail for institutional investors with the launch of Bitcoin futures trading on the markets.It’s difficult to predict what will happen when the short-selling bears enter the market, but it seems as though some of the world’s...
Missouri State Representative Nicholas Schroer (R-107) has filed a bill aimed at declaring the use of a Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) and other types of decentralized databases to store firearm owner data in the state as illegal.The bill, however, provides some exceptions on the use of...
Ethereum users are calling for a solution to the protocol's CryptoKitties invasion. As profiled by CoinDesk, the cat-trading game had grown so popular earlier this week that it was clogging the ethereum network, slowing down transaction times. Now, however, congestion is reaching unprecedented levels, with a record-breaking 30,000 transactions stuck...
The British Treasury plans to introduce regulations that will cover Bitcoin and other digital currencies in late 2018. The agency is increasingly concerned about the possibility that the virtual currencies could be used in illegal activities like money laundering and tax evasion due to their growing popularity.Under the...
Bitcoin has advanced $1,000 higher in what is becoming an almost daily occurrence for the virtual currency.Data from Coinmarketcap shows an average exchange price of $15,200 at press time Thursday, marking an astounding advance of over $6,000 in less than a week.Wide spreads on exchanges due to volatility...
Despite Bitcoin’s biggest ever trading day culminating in a $14,000 high, England’s Coutts bank is steering clear of the cryptocurrency.Joining the chorus of Bitcoin naysayers like Jamie Dimon and Dennis Gartman, Coutts Bank, whose list of esteemed clients include the British royal family, are skeptical at best about...