This year the Boxing Day sales seem to have started a day early for anyone hoping to get exposure to the number one digital asset at a discounted rate. The Bitcoin price and those of other cryptos have been dropping hard since the clock struck midnight last night and this trend has continued since. At...The post Bitcoin Price Falls Below $4,000 Again: Is Another Big Drop in Store? appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/25/2018 / 16:00:33
The debate over President Trump’s border wall has unveiled new partisan dysfunction in Washington as the United States on Saturday faced its third government shutdown in a year. The partial shutdown, which risks extending into the holidays, presents fresh headaches for Wall Street following the worst weekly selloff in a decade. For cryptocurrency investors, theThe post Prolonged Government Shutdown Hangs Over Wall Street; How Will This Affect Crypto? appeared first on CCN
12/22/2018 / 21:16:26
The questions on ethereum the CFTC put to the public show that the regulator has been considering derivatives on cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin - they also point to a new collaborative approach to sector oversight.
12/22/2018 / 15:09:08
CoinSpeakerLaunch of ICE’s Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Platform Likely to Be Slightly DelayedIt seems that we’ll have to wait some more for Bakkt to get its Bitcoin futures contract approved. A new report claims that the CFTC’s decision-making process has been progressing slow regarding Bakkt’s Bitcoin futures contract. Launch of ICE’s Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Platform Likely to Be Slightly Delayed
12/22/2018 / 09:12:00
Published on CoinnounceCryptocurrency enthusiasts around the world have been waiting for the launch of Bakkt Exchange which is a bitcoin futures exchange being launched by Intercontinental Exchange which is the parent company of New York Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange by market capitalization. The Bakkt Exchange launch which was earlier planned for December 2018 was delayed […]The post Launch of Bakkt, Bitcoin Futures Exchange to be delayed, yet again? appeared first on Coinnounce.
12/22/2018 / 05:34:49
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Bakkt, a platform for the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contract, is expected to be approved by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the Wall Street Journal. CFTC Approval Imminent According to the Wall Street Journal, Bakkt will soon receive a regulatory green light from the CFTC for its Bitcoin futures contract. The WSJ notes: The first futures contract that will pay out in cryptocurrency rather than cash is expected to soon get regulatory approval.Read MoreBitcoinist.com.
12/21/2018 / 19:00:48
Bakkt, a Bitcoin futures market operated by ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is close to receiving a green light from the U.S. government. As CCN reported on December 21, Bakkt has been working with the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to have its business plan approved, which revolvesCCN
12/21/2018 / 15:02:14
CoinSpeakerBakkt Bitcoin Futures Likely to Get the Regulatory Approval in Early 2019Intercontinental Exchange Inc is working on the first Bitcoin futures that pay out in cryptocurrency. They are now working with the CFTC to ensure that the project is in line with the current regulations. A decision should be made in early 2019.Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Likely to Get the Regulatory Approval in Early 2019
12/21/2018 / 09:01:00
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For several months, Tether has been the subject of mass speculation. Ever since a report emerged last summer alleging that the stable coin was responsible for bitcoin’s meteoric rise in 2017, everyone – including various government agencies – have looked at it to see if its dealings and operations are legal and appropriate. In the...Live Bitcoin News.
12/19/2018 / 11:00:14
JPMorgan analysts state that participation from institutional investors is fading as a result of the current bear market
12/18/2018 / 23:15:00
CoinSpeakerBitcoin Community Celebrates the Appointment of the New Pro-Crypto White House ChiefThe Bitcoin community is rejoicing the appointment of Mick Mulvaney, the new U.S. Chief of Staff, known for his pro-Bitcoin stand in the past. Bitcoin Community Celebrates the Appointment of the New Pro-Crypto White House Chief
12/17/2018 / 09:56:45
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an official Request for Input (RFI) on the matter. Request for Input: Ethereum In a press release published on Tuesday (December 11, 2018), the Commission expressed its desire to become better informed about cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin. According to the press release, the CFTC wants to know more about EtherRead MoreThe post CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the Horizon? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
12/12/2018 / 22:00:55
CoinSpeakerEthereum Receives ‘Request for Input’ from CFTC, What They are Trying to Find Out?In order to improve the commission’s understanding of Ethereum and its underlying technology, the CFTC has announced its intention to publish a respective Request for Information (RFI) with the Federal Register.Ethereum Receives ‘Request for Input’ from CFTC, What They are Trying to Find Out?
12/12/2018 / 11:01:01
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has indicated that it still has problems with Ethereum, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency. Ethereum Gets Dethroned… A longtime holder of the number two position, Ethereum’s market cap was recently overtaken by Ripple, though Ethereum still remains among the most popular blockchains for new tokens and crypto-based applications. Many enthusiasts...Live Bitcoin News.
12/12/2018 / 08:00:06
The US CTFC is opening up a formal consultation on the use of Ethereum and Ether, as it prepares for potential ETH-based futures. With the Securities Exchange Commission beginning to flex its muscles in the ICO space, as it begins to crackdown on the issue of cryptocurrencies that serve as Securities, its fellow – and […]CryptoNewsReview.
12/12/2018 / 07:51:05
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to enable it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain as it seeks to expand its cryptocurrency knowledge base beyond bitcoin. In a press release dated December 11, the regulator stated that it is seekingThe post Ethereum Futures Inbound? CFTC Asks for Public Comment on ETH Network appeared first on CCN
12/12/2018 / 06:44:45
Carol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency regulations fall under a number of conflicting laws, defined by various U.S. authorities, all at the same time. Also Read: IRS to Face Record Number of Crypto-Related Loss Claims Confusing, Prohibitive […]Bitcoin News.
12/11/2018 / 02:50:56
A law professor has reached an unflattering conclusion regarding the regulatory climate of the crypto space in the United States — it’s confusing! According to Carol Goforth, who teaches at the University of Arkansas School of Law, ''overlapping regulations produced by a multitude of distinct agencies with different missions and priorities” has resulted in aCCN
12/09/2018 / 21:30:27
On Thursday (6 December 2018), US Congressman Darren Soto (Democrat) and lawmaker Ted Budd (Republican) proposed new legislation to ''help prevent” manipulation of digital currency prices while also ''positioning” the United States to be a key player in the cryptoasset industry. Two New Pieces Of Legislation For Cryptocurrencies The announcement’s press release noted that two […]Crypto Insider.
12/07/2018 / 17:47:30
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Latest Bitcoin News It is now official: NASDAQ, the world’s second largest stock exchange will launch their Bitcoin Futures version by Q1 2019. This comes after days speculations after rumors began doing round that sources privy with development inside the exchange were confident that of the listing come next year. While confirming, Vice President of...The post BTC/USD Price Analysis: BTC/USD Bottoming Up, Price Find Support At $3,700 appeared first on NewsBTC.
12/05/2018 / 03:00:30
A key component of blockchain technology, smart contracts, have caught the eye of LabCFTC, which have subsequently released a guideline for them. Disruptive technology can be confusing and concerning for some. Stepping into the great unknown can be scary and trepidation is only natural. However, it is essential that businesses and even average people move...Live Bitcoin News.
11/29/2018 / 18:00:32
After a stretcher, coin hodlers are finding reprieve. BTC/USD is up $350 in the last day but could edge higher now that Wall Street companies are forming a self regulatory group—ADAM with the aim of “cleaning” the crypto image. At the same time, NASDAQ plan to launch its first Bitcoin Futures by Q1 2019 should...The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD add $350 but Could Rally To $6,000 by Dec 2018 appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/29/2018 / 02:00:31
CoinSpeakerNasdaq Likely to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts by Q1 2019, Crypto Market Bounces BackAt this time Nasdaq awaits a green flag of regulatory approval from CFTC to proceed ahead with the launch. Nasdaq Likely to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts by Q1 2019, Crypto Market Bounces Back
11/28/2018 / 08:47:50
The world’s second largest stock exchange Nasdaq is planning to introduce a Bitcoin futures market within the first quarter of 2019. Sources told Bloomberg that Nasdaq has been cooperating with the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to receive regulatory approval to operate as a compliant cryptocurrency futures market operator. The report read: ''Nasdaq hasThe post Breaking: What Crypto Winter? Nasdaq to Launch Bitcoin Futures Market appeared first on CCN
11/27/2018 / 12:12:43
Tether Burns Half a Billion USDT Coins in an Act of RedemptionAn ongoing criminal probe into potential Bitcoin price manipulation conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice has begun to take a closer look at how Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex may have played a role in Bitcoin’s parabolic rise in late December. Bitcoin Manipulation...NewsBTC.
11/20/2018 / 20:00:53
Bitcoin’s latest price plunge has coincided with fresh scrutiny of stablecoin Tether and exchange Bitfinex almost a year after both received subpoenas from US authorities. DoJ ‘Homing In’ On Tether, Bitfinex As Bloomberg reports November 20 citing “three people familiar with the matter,” Tether and Bitfinex, which share a CEO, are under suspicion of market manipulation. While no formal accusations have yet been made, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) is investigating the pair’s potentialRead MoreThe post US ‘Investigating’ If Tether, Bitfinex ‘Illegally Moved’ Bitcoin Price to $20K appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/20/2018 / 20:00:03
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has reportedly opened a probe into whether Tether, the eponymous issuer of the USD-pegged cryptocurrency stablecoin tether (USDT), has engaged in illegal market manipulation to prop up the bitcoin price. Justice Department Investigates Tether for Crypto Manipulation Citing three people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that federal prosecutorsCCN
11/20/2018 / 14:14:15
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against two cryptocurrency companies which were accused of violating ICO securities offering registration rules. Both firms, Carrier EQ (Airfox) and Paragon Coin sold digital tokens in ICOs in 2017 after the regulator’s official stance on the ICO. Some crypto fundraisers can be considered securities offerings, according to...NewsBTC.
11/16/2018 / 22:00:09
CoinSpeakerThe Current State of CryptocurrenciesSamuel Leach, crypto millionaire, founder and CEO of Yield Coin project, shares his vision of currenct cryptocurrency landscape explaining the key issues industry faces.The Current State of Cryptocurrencies
11/16/2018 / 09:48:52
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As FinTech continues to reimagine new business models for finance, a high-profile financial regulator believes it can also be used to enforce derivative laws more effectively. J. Christopher Giancarlo, the chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), highlighted distributed ledger technology (DLT) and how it can automate regulations for derivative markets while speaking at the D.C.The post Distributed Ledger Tech (DLT) can Automate Regulation: CFTC Chairman appeared first on CCN
11/11/2018 / 07:30:34
In recent regulatory news, the chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission has predicted that distributed ledger technology will soon be adopted by the CFTC to monitor the financial markets, and a supervisor of the REACT Task Force has emphasized the priority placed on policing SIM swapping in Northern California. In addition, Germany’s […]Bitcoin News.
11/11/2018 / 03:45:05
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The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to ''keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke about the use of blockchain and machine...NewsBTC.
11/09/2018 / 00:00:51
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, for operating an unregistered securities exchange. The regulatory agency’s move to charge Coburn comes amidst a greater trend of increasing regulation over the cryptocurrency industry. In a press release today, the SEC announced that the charges against Coburn are...NewsBTC.
11/08/2018 / 17:00:46
CFTC chair Christopher Giancarlo explained how DLT can be used to help the agency more efficiently regulate markets during a speech Wednesday.
11/07/2018 / 19:01:31
IDEX, formerly known as a ''decentralized” Ethereum exchange (DEX), has announced that its service will soon feature expanded regional restrictions and KYC policies comparable to those enforced on most centralized cryptocurrency trading platforms. Ethereum Exchange IDEX Moves to Comply with Crypto Regulations The operator of IDEX, the Panama-registered Aurora Labs S.A., announced the new changesThe post Decentralized[?] Ethereum Exchange IDEX to Add More IP Blocks, Force KYC appeared first on CCN
11/02/2018 / 13:15:33
The seminal hip-hop group plan to honor the legacy of deceased group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard by releasing a cryptocurrency bearing his name. The Return of the WU 25 years ago as Wu-Tang Clan dominated the U.S. hip-hop scene, they proudly proclaimed that “The Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothing to f*ck with” and in 2018 it’s clear that the world renown crew feels the same way. In spite of a brutal bear market and a markedRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/24/2018 / 07:00:28
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