US Justice Department Investigates Price Manipulation in Bitcoin Market

US Justice Department Investigates Price Manipulation in Bitcoin MarketHave you ever felt that someone is controlling the crypto markets, increasing prices to lure you in and crash it all as soon as you buy? Well, US authorities have apparently heard your whining because they are now reportedly suspicious manipulation is indeed occurring. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Main Street Adopts Bitcoin Ahead of […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Main Street Adopts Bitcoin Ahead of Wall Street

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Main Street Adopts Bitcoin Ahead of Wall StreetIn today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature stories that show how fast and nimble banks that support cryptocurrency-based businesses are benefiting at the expense of the larger players that have yet to enter the market, how more financial institutions want to join and how crypto ventures are making it easier for them. Also […]

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Indian Government Considering 18% Retroactive Tax on Crypto Trading, Mining

Indian Government Considering 18% Retroactive Tax on Crypto Trading, MiningThe government of India is reportedly considering levying a type of consumption tax on cryptocurrency trading and even mining. The most grievous part of this proposal is that it may also be a retroactive measure, demanding payments for past actions. Also Read: Economics Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller Examines Bitcoin in Historical Context Crypto Sales Tax The […]

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Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ‘Buy the Market’

Circle Adds New Feature Allowing Newbies to ‘Buy the Market’Circle is going after fresh entrants to the cryptocurrency trading market with a new tool that allows them to invest in multiple coins as once. This feature is different than an index fund in a few crucial ways, perhaps most importantly being available to everyday investors not just the rich and trading professionals. Also Read: Economics […]

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Economics Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller Examines Bitcoin in Historical Context

Economics Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller Examines Bitcoin in Historical ContextProfessor Robert Shiller, who received the 2013 Nobel prize in economics and is famous for the Case-Shiller Index, published an article on Monday talking about the way the allure of bitcoin fits previous attempts to reinvent money. Also Read:  Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics Historical Precedents The main question Shiller was trying to answer […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global PoliticsBefore all the Lambo memes, shady no-product ICOs, and get-rich-quick schemes invaded the scene, Bitcoin was meant to disrupt the current economic system. Today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief showcases how that promise is starting to materialize in different fields, including the future of elections and geopolitics. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Monday: New EU […]

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Hebron Resident Accused of Laundering Millions From Stolen Credit Cards With Bitcoin

Hebron Resident Accused of Laundering Millions From Stolen Credit Cards With BitcoinThe Tel Aviv District Court has received today an indictment against Halmi Git, a 33-year-old from the Palestinian city of Hebron, for a wide-ranging affair involving the management of forums for the sharing and sale of stolen credit card details. His forums have allegedly involved about 1,300,000 users from around the world, leading to massive […]

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LMAX Exchange Group Launches Institutional Cryptocurrency Exchange

LMAX Exchange Group Launches Institutional Cryptocurrency ExchangeLMAX Exchange Group, which operates a UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulated FX trading venue, has announced today a physical cryptocurrency exchange dedicated to serving only institutional clients. The company says it developed LMAX Digital at the request of its existing clients who asked for a credible, efficient and trusted platform to trade with like-minded […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Monday: New EU Rules Kill Another Crypto Venture

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: New EU Rules Kill Another Crypto VentureThe upcoming implementation of a major regulatory push by the European Union to control how companies can operate on the Internet has killed another venture in the cryptocurrency sphere. This story, astrology-based financial investment, and many more feature in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also Read: Marvel, The Simpsons Go Crypto Parity Shuts Down […]

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Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Files for Hong Kong Stock Exchange IPO

Bitcoin Mining Manufacturer Canaan Files for Hong Kong Stock Exchange IPOCanaan Creative Co. Ltd, the Chinese company behind the Avalon lineup of hardware equipment which produces ASIC mining chips and rigs, has officially submitted a listing application to Asia’s third-largest equities market – the Hong Kong stock exchange. Also Read: HTC to Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency-Focused Smartphone, Exodus $1 Billion IPO Canaan posted a preliminary prospectus […]

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