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Stellar Price Slides 10 Percent as Bullish Trend Hits a Snag

Brian Evans - Jul 21, 2018

The stellar price (XLM)  fell by just over 10% today, indicating a recent bullish trend may not sustain itself. Stellar is currently the sixth-largest cryptocurrency with a…

Circle
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As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pursue ATS Licenses, Regulators Vow Enhanced Oversight

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has vowed that it will enforce enhanced oversight and transparency requirements on alternative trading systems (ATS), just as a number…

Bitcoin Regulation
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Coinbase Reportedly Secures $20 Billion Hedge Fund Through Its Prime Brokerage Services

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

Coinbase has reportedly attracted a $20 bln hedge fund on its custody service, shortly after denying its own report of being approved for trading securities by the…

BitFunder
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BitFunder Operator ‘Close to’ Plea Bargain in SEC Fraud Case

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

The operator of defunct bitcoin investment platform BitFunder is negotiating a plea deal over criminal charges laid against him by the SEC.

Adoption
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Five Crypto Trailblazers Make Fortune’s ’40 Under 40′ List

Brian Evans - Jul 20, 2018

Five major crypto innovators have made it onto Fortune’s “40 Under 40” annual rankings for the most powerful young disruptors in global business

Bitcoin Regulation
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Coinbase Tokenized Securities Approval: U-Turn or Just a Matter of Time?

Brian Evans - Jul 19, 2018

Despite having to retract last week’s approval statement, is it just a matter of time until Coinbase gets approval to list tokenized securities?

Coinbase
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The Struggle Continues for Ripple as More Key Companies Snub It

Brian Evans - Jul 19, 2018

Ripple and Coinbase have had a long history, one that has involved a lot of heartbreak for XRP enthusiasts. With XRP being the third-most valuable crypto by…

Amber Baldet
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U.S. Congress Strikes Positive Tone on Cryptocurrency in Latest Hearing

Brian Evans - Jul 18, 2018

A congressional hearing before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture today struck a positive tone towards the impact that cryptocurrency and digital assets can have for the economy…

Altcoin
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Crypto Presents a Challenge Beyond Hard and Fast Asset Classifications, Say Speakers at US House Committee Hearing

Brian Evans - Jul 18, 2018

Witnesses at the a hearing before the U.S. House of Agriculture Committee today argued that digital assets require an agile regulatory approach because of their mutability

Bitcoin Companies
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Coinbase Walks Back Claim That SEC Approved Trio of Acquisitions

Brian Evans - Jul 18, 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase has walked back a claim that it had received explicit approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to acquire…