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Key Bitcoin options ‘fear’ indicator reflects traders’ regulatory concerns

After 46 consecutive days of trading above $42,000, Bitcoin (BTC) price started to show weakness on Sept. 21. Over the last three days, the 13% accumulated loss was enough to erase the hard-earned gains added since Aug. 6. Historicals also show that the previous bearish cycle took 79 days to

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agency doesn’t have enforcement resources without Congress

Dan Berkovitz, one of three commissioners currently serving at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, said while the agency is suited to futures contracts, swaps, and options trading, it would need additional resources to handle the cash market for crypto assets.Speaking at the Managed Funds Association Digital Assets Conference on

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LBank Exchange Will List THN (Throne) on September 22, 2021 – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. INTERNET CITY, DUBAI – LBank Exchange, a global digital asset trading platform, is proud to list THN on September 22, 2021. For all users of LBank Exchange, the THN/USDT and THN/ETH trading pairs will be officially available for trading at 21:00 (UTC+8) on September 22, 2021. In

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Coinbase to Propose Crypto Regulations to US Officials: Sources — CoinDesk

The exchange plans to publicly roll out this proposal in the coming days, according to sources familiar with the regulatory discussions. Details of the proposal were not available at press time, but among other matters the company intends to argue what should and should not be defined as a security

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Judge Denies Ripple’s Motion to Have SEC Employees’ Crypto Transactions Disclosed

A New York judge has denied Ripple Labs’ motion to compel the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to produce records of its employees’ crypto transactions.Ripple filed the motion on August 27 requesting information about whether SEC employees had purchased and traded bitcoin, ether and XRP, the cryptocurrency the regulator

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Leaked Slides Show How Chainalysis Flags Crypto Suspects for Cops — CoinDesk

According to leaked documents reviewed by CoinDesk, Chainalysis, the largest of the blockchain tracing firms, owns and operates “walletexplorer.com.” Like other block explorers, the service lets anyone view the history of public cryptocurrency wallet addresses. Chainalysis figures that bad actors would use its site to check transactions without fear of

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Crypto Fund Manager One River Digital Raises $41M From Goldman, Coinbase

Crypto fund manager One River Digital Asset Management raised $41 million in a Series A funding round that included Coinbase and Goldman Sachs, according to a Bloomberg report.The round valued River Digital at $186 million. Liberty Mutual Group Inc., Infinity Investment Partners and a European family office also participated.One River

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Coinbase Abandons Plan to Launch Lend Program After SEC Threatens Lawsuit – Exchanges Bitcoin News

The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has dropped its plan to launch a lending program after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) threatened to sue the company. Coinbase Will Not Launch Lending Program Coinbase announced Friday that it has decided not to launch the Lend program. The exchange wrote: Our goal is to

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US Sanctions Enforcer Blacklists a Crypto Exchange for First Time — CoinDesk

The post, which summarizes a TRM investigation, says Suex began operations “under the corporate ownership” of Izibits OU, an Estonian-licensed virtual asset service provider. TRM claims the exchange’s executives are Vasilii Zhabykin, who the blog says may be affiliated with a major Russian telecom, and Tibor Bokor, a Czech venture

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Poland Confirms Arrest of Former Wex Exchange Executive in Warsaw – Bitcoin News

Reports of the detention of Dmitry Vasiliev, ex-head of the bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange Wex, have been confirmed by authorities in Poland. The former executive of the platform, allegedly involved in the theft of funds worth millions of dollars, faces possible extradition to Kazakhstan. Prosecutor’s Office Confirms Vasiliev Is in Custody

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