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Russia Drafts Bill to Legalize Cryptocurrency Trading on Approved Exchanges

Regulation The Russian Ministry of Finance is drafting a bill to legalize cryptocurrency trading at approved exchanges. The ministry is already preparing a list of approved trading platforms. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales Some Exchanges Will be Legalized Alexei Moiseev. The Russian Deputy Finance Minister Alexei (more…)

Crypto Craze: Towards A Bursting Bubble?

Cryptocurrencies had an incredible year in 2017: Bitcoin jumped more than 1,300%, Ethereum rallied 8,600%, and the overall cryptocurrency market rose to nearly US$650 billion by the end of the year, an astronomical 3,720% increase compared with January’s “tiny” US$17 billion market capitalization. 2017 was the year that smaller, lesser known (more…)

Weathering the Altcoin Shitstorm (And Investing for the Next One)

Brendan Bernstein is a founding member of Tetras Capital Partners, LLC, an investment manager focused on investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. The crypto market moves in cycles – and understanding these cycles is key to profiting, managing risk and keeping sane. Howard Marks describes two ways to profit from markets: (1) Hold more (more…)

ICOs: The Tech Is Here, But Where Are the Standards?

Nick Cowan is CEO of the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange and the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group, which operates the Gibraltar Stock Exchange. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Let’s face facts: initial coin offerings (ICOs) have done more this year to encourage the adoption of blockchain technology, as well (more…)

Housing was the world’s best investment over the last 150 years

Stocks will bring you highs, but periodically will seriously let you down. Treasury bonds will keep you safe, but they won’t make you rich. Housing? That’s the best of both worlds. In rich countries, over the very long term, housing investments get you returns similar to equities (like stocks and other (more…)

Founders Fund Unveils US$15-20 Million Investment in Bitcoin; Price Rises 13%

Image via Pixabay The price of Bitcoin rose 13% on Wednesday following reports that Founders Fund, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has been buying the cryptocurrency since 2012, totaling no more than US$20 million. Those bitcoin holdings are now worth several hundred million dollars, people familiar (more…)

NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

This month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the world’s largest options and stock exchange, filed six bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) applications to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In March, the Winklevoss twins failed to convince the US SEC to approve the (more…)

Israeli Blockchain Startup Colu Raises US$14.5M from IDB Investment

Colu, an Israeli blockchain startup that creates localized, digital currencies, has raised US$14.5 million from IDB Development Corporation as an investment in the company and as part of its Colu Local Network (CLN) token pre-sale. IDB Development Corporation joins Spark Capital, eToro, Aleph and former Thomson Reuters CEO Tom Glocer (more…)

Analyst: How Bitcoin Price Could Reach $60,000 in the Mid-Term

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Tai Lopez, a prominent investor and analyst, has stated that if the world’s millionaires allocate merely 1 percent of their holdings into bitcoin, the bitcoin price could reach $60,000 in the mid-term. According to a Forbes report, there are nearly (more…)

eToro to Assist CoinDash in Building Crypto Trading Products

eToro, a European social trading and multi-asset brokerage company, will assist CoinDash in the development and implementation of new crypto trading and portfolio management products. eToro is CoinDash’s largest investor. The company, which offers a social trading platform and counts seven million registered users, is known for being a cryptocurrency supporter, (more…)