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SEC Suspends 3 Companies Claiming Crypto Connection

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that it has temporarily suspended the trading of three companies as it looks into statements they made regarding the purchase of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related assets. The regulator announced that the trade of securities for the companies – Cherubim Investments, Inc., PDX Partners, Inc., and Victura Construction Group, Inc. – will be Read More

No, Not All ICOs Are Securities

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Paul Paray is an attorney in Allendale, New Jersey, focused on privacy and technology matters. In his Feb. 8 opinion piece for CoinDesk, Santander’s Julio Faura suggests that “utility tokens are a bad idea” because it would be a “lie to ourselves” to suggest initial coin offerings (ICOs) were not actually selling securities. Rather, in Read More

Gaming Company Atari Announces Investment In Crypto, Share Price Spikes

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Atari SA, a French holding company that contains the former Atari, Inc., the publisher of video games such as Tetris and Pac Man, has seen its share price go up more than 60 percent after announcing that it would invest in cryptocurrency, Bloomberg reports Thursday, Feb. 15. According to Atari’s press release earlier this month, Atari Read More

This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?

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News The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live Read More

SEC Denies FOIA Request on Controversial Tezos ICO

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has denied a request for information regarding the Tezos blockchain project, citing an exemption typically applied to records gathered for law enforcement activities. The denial letter was addressed to attorney David Silver of the SilverMiller law firm and dated Feb. 6, in response to a Freedom of Information Act Read More

Dow Jones Drops Another 1000 Points In A Week, Crypto Markets Don’t Quite Follow

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Dow Jones Drops Another 1000 Points In A Week, Crypto Markets Don’t Quite Follow
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has dropped another 1,000 points Thursday, Feb. 8, making it the second time in four days that the traditional market has fallen more than 1,000 points. The S&P 500 Index is also down 3.75 percent by press time, which is its lowest point since mid-November, according to the Boston Globe. Read More

Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Without Bitcoin, There Would Be No Blockchain: CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate
Advertisement Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The chairmen of two top US market regulatory agencies largely stuck to the script during Tuesday’s Senate hearing on potential cryptocurrency regulations. The hearing, which was held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, touched on a broad Read More

SEC and CFTC Hearing: more legitimate ICOs or “if there was no Bitcoin, there would be no Blockchain”

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on SEC and CFTC Hearing: more legitimate ICOs or “if there was no Bitcoin, there would be no Blockchain”
The Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC) and US Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) met the morning of February 6 2018 to discuss their roles in Blockchain, virtual currencies, and ICOs. Set in Washington D.C. at the Dirksen Senate Building, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs met in open session for about 2 hours. Read More

Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Plans Draw Ire at US Senate Hearing

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Plans Draw Ire at US Senate Hearing
Venezuela’s controversial plan to create an oil-backed cryptocurrency saw debate and discussion at a U.S. Senate hearing Tuesday. Held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, which kicked off at 10 a.m. EST, the event notably saw CFTC chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo and SEC chair Jay Clayton discuss and respond to a Read More

What to Expect When CFTC, SEC Chiefs Talk Crypto With Congress

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on What to Expect When CFTC, SEC Chiefs Talk Crypto With Congress
Congress is set to hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on the subject of cryptocurrency, with the heads of the two main U.S. financial market regulators in the hot seat. J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Jay Clayton, his counterpart at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Read More