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Morgan Stanley Plans Bitcoin-Based Trading

An unnamed source confirmed to Bloomberg this week that Morgan Stanley is following the example of other Wall Street players in developing Bitcoin-based products. Though there are no plans for direct cryptocurrency trading, Morgan Stanley is developing complex derivatives based on Bitcoin futures. The planned bitcoin swaps or “price return swaps” will allow investors to […]

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Cryptocurrency Market Outlook: Do Celebrity-Endorsed ICOs Perform Better Than Others?

In 2017, at the hight of the ICO boom, several celebrities – with little to no cryptocurrency experience – were recruited by blockchain startups to promote their token sales. While this helped to boost fundraising efforts, as it gave projects more attention that they would have otherwise gotten, it also creates concern that unknowing investors […]

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TechCrunch Identifies “Killer App” for Blockchains in Asia

TechCrunch contributor Joyce Yang published a really interesting article on August 18th, which suggests that the largest implementation for cryptocurrencies and blockchains is gaming, at least in Asia, this is what drives forward technology adoption and growth. The article talks about Cryptokitties, whose co-creator Benny Giang has grown to a wide acceptance and adoption among both crypto […]

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Three Crypto Companies Suspected of Running Fraudulent ICOs in Colorado

Colorado authorities have signed cease and desist orders for three cryptocurrency companies promoting unregistered Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) within state lines. The orders come as part of a broader investigation of allegedly fraudulent companies operating crypto-related scams as reported by the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has assembled an ICO […]

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Bitcoin Futures and Options Trading Service Deribit Launches High-Speed Platform

Cryptocurrency futures and options trading service Deribit has launched a new platform that will ensure cheaper and speedier transactions. Deribit Perpetual: The Millisecond Bitcoin Exchange Service Deribit recently launched a high-speed platform called Deribit Perpetual. The new product is said to track the price of Bitcoin and also enable trading that is efficient and cheap. […]

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California State Legislature Approves Bill for the Creation of a Blockchain Study Group

A bill for the creation of a blockchain study group was approved by both houses of the California legislature. California Steps Up California has always had a historical prominence on the tech industry in the U.S., however when it comes to the digital industry and the blockchain, California has stepped far behind and is now […]

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Blockchain Technology Prospers in Asia, Defying Crypto Bear Market

While the cryptocurrency market continues going through a wobbly phase with weak asset prices and little sense of an imminent recovery, job creation figures related to the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector across the world’s most populated continent are recording a very firm and noticeable uptrend. Across Asia, both startups and established corporations have set blockchain […]

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Looking out for the Little Guy: How John Monarch Plans to Disrupt the Transport Industry

John Monarch knows logistics. His South Carolina based company, Direct Outbound, has been running warehouse and fulfillment services since 2012. Managing the shipments of e-commerce and brick and mortar retailers on a daily basis, he’s acquired a deep familiarity with the global supply chain, and the nature of world commerce more broadly speaking. Incorporating Smart […]

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Russia Seeking to Track Crypto Wallet Activity of Criminal Suspects

The Russian Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) is seeking to develop an analytical tool for tracking cryptocurrency transactions, specifically Bitcoin. BBC Russia reports that Russian authorities will attempt to use the new tracking system to detect cases of financial fraud and terrorist financing. While rampant crypto crime remains a black mark on the digital currency […]

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