With the launch of bitcoin futures by two leading American options exchanges, lending the cryptocurrency more credibility among mainstream investors, Wall Street is turning to known figures to explain the phenomena. One proven financial wizard they might listen to is legendary value investor Bill Miller whose hedge fund is...
After the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) refused a review of Vaneck‘s exchange-traded fund (ETF) application, the company formally withdrew and went back to reassess. They’ve emerged, joining forces with Cryptocompare to offer single indexes and baskets of indexes, indices which will be the first of their kind by...
The cryptocurrency retirement account firm Bitira has announced the launch of two new features added to its business model, which includes fully-insured cold storage accounts and a variety of new cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin cash, ethereum, and more. Also Read: Japan’s SBI Holdings Claims 40% Stake in Hardware Wallet Company Digital Asset...
Hong Kong-based remittance platform Bitspark has announced that it has received investment as part of a partnership with Reinsurance Group of America, Inc (RGAx). RGAx is one of the world’s largest life reinsurance companies, and is on the Fortune 500 list. The two companies will work to provide insurance...
You’ve read in these pages of the possible Cryptoruble, Russia’s attempt to stave off bitcoin. The European Central Bank and Swift are also trying to speed up legacy payments processing in order to slow the popular digital asset’s ascent. But is the world ready for a Bank of Canada,...
After funding two cryptocurrency-related companies, the Irish state agency Enterprise Ireland (EI) suddenly reversed course, asking the same companies to take down all public mention of its support. The bitcoin/crypto community in Ireland is not pleased.  Also read: UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh-in on Bitcoin Laundering, France ponders ICOs Enterprise Ireland’s Love/Hate...
Just recently the consumer group Lendedu released a report on bitcoin investors who use credit to purchase digital currencies. According to the survey, out of 672 active bitcoin investors polled, 18.15 percent of the participants used a credit card to fund bitcoin purchases. Also read: French Entrepreneur’s Case to Overturn the...
A system to guarantee the investments in initial coin offerings (ICO) is being built in Russia by Globex, a commercial bank subsidiary of the state-owned VEB bank, and the Russian Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. Also read: Indians Look to Buy Bitcoin Overseas as Regulations Tighten System of Guarantees “The first system of...
The latest trading update from Plus 500 reveals a growing appetite for cryptocurrency exposure among contract-for-difference (CFD) traders. Also Read: Ethereum Over $1000 and $100B Market Cap, BTC Dominance at 32% Record Low Plus Bitcoin, Plus Ripple, Plus500 Plus500 Offices in HaifaLondon Stock Exchange AIM-listed online brokerage Plus 500 (LON: PLUS) has...
Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval. **On November 20, 2017, at 5:00 pm EDT,...