Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

Chilean President Considering Regulation of CryptocurrenciesThe Chilean president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts significantly from the recent banking embargo targeting virtual currency recently witnessed in Chile. Also Read: Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies Chilean President Discusses Benefits of […]

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CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency DerivativesThe United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing of cryptocurrency derivatives. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics CFTC Issues Advisory Regarding Cryptocurrency Derivatives The CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing […]

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Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud – Australian Consumer Watchdog

Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud - Australian Consumer WatchdogThe Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less than 1% of the scam activity recorded in Australia last year. Also Read: Ross Ulbricht Continues to Fight for Freedom With Supreme Court Petition Cryptocurrency Scams Responsible for […]

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ICO Round-Up: Nearly 1 in 5 Offerings Accused of Fraud, Bermuda Passes Regulations, Thai SEC Holds Hearing

ICO Round-Up: Nearly 1 in 5 Offerings Accused of Fraud, Bermuda Passes Regulations, Thai SEC Holds HearingA recent “analysis of 1,450 cryptocurrency offerings” published by the Wall Street Journal has claimed to have revealed “rampant plagiarism, identity theft, and promises of improbable returns.” In other ICO news, Bermuda’s parliament has passed regulations that will legitimize initial coin offerings as a means of fundraising, and Thailand’s SEC held a hearing regarding its upcoming […]

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Onchain Capital Founder Bullish on BCH and ETH

Onchain Capital Founder Bullish on BCH and ETHThe founder of Onchain Capital, and host of CNBC Africa’s ‘Crypto Trader’ show, Ran Neu-Ner, recently discussed his outlook for cryptocurrency regulation, initial coin offering (ICOs), and shared his outlook for several top cryptocurrencies markets. Mr. Neu-Ner described Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum as markets that he intends to ‘HODL’, adding that right now, he is passing […]

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Top Altcoin Markets of 2015 Gain 10,000% in 3 Years

Top Altcoin Markets of 2015 Gain 10,000% in 3 YearsWith the bear trend of early 2018 having witnessed losses not seen in the cryptocurrency markets since 2014, it can be easy to lose track of the meteoric gains produced by the leading virtual currency markets over the span of just a few years. When comparing current prices to those listed on Coinmarketcap’s historic snapshot […]

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Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed Questions

Dutch High School Exam Features Bitcoin-Themed QuestionsMathematics questions pertaining to bitcoin have been included in recent high school matriculation examinations in the Netherlands. Approximately 200,000 Dutch students are estimated to have taken the OVW exam, a mandatory test for students seeking tertiary education in the Netherlands, which included five bitcoin-themed questions. Also Read: Cryptocurrencies to be Called “Digital Money” in Russia, Tokens […]

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Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Rebound By Over 45% in April

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Rebound By Over 45% in AprilThe bullish market performance experienced across the cryptocurrency markets last month also manifested significant gains for many cryptocurrency hedge funds, with multiple cryptocurrency hedge fund indexes estimating a more than 45% increase in the value of leading funds. Also Read: 5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not Altcoins Cryptocurrency Recovery Rally Drives Impressive Performance […]

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5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not Altcoins

5 Years Ago You Should Have Bought Bitcoin, Not AltcoinsWith seemingly endless new altcoins claiming that they will change the world whilst generating exorbitant returns for investors, it can be highly informative to sometimes get a bird’s eye view of longer-term altcoin performance by digging through the annals of Coinmarketcap’s historic snapshots. When looking at a historic snapshot from May 12th, 2013, by far […]

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SEC Commissioner Cautiously “Open” to Regulatory Sandbox for ICOs

SEC Commissioner Cautiously “Open” to Regulatory Sandbox for ICOsUnited States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commissioner, Hester Peirce, delivered a speech before the Medici Conference earlier this month discussing many issues pertinent to ICOs. Mrs. Peirce indicated that the SEC is open to discussion of developing a regulatory sandbox for ICOs, however, expressed a number of concerns surrounding the legislative model. The commissioner […]

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