One of the best-known Bitcoin supporters and well-respected crypto voices John McAfee has announced support for Karatbars International. The company initially known as a retailer of tiny gold items, today declares itself as a provider of multiple blockchain solutions for the traditional market. “Warning: I work with this company. However, Read More
The price of bitcoin closed effectively unchanged versus last week’s close – after hitting a recent high of $5,640 – as a result of the New York Attorney General Office’s claims that Bitfinex has been covering up an $850 million loss using funds from its sister company Tether.
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The price of bitcoin has increased by over four percent week-on-week to $5,333 per coin as investors are starting to buy bitcoin again now that the ‘crypto winter’ is considered over and the sentiment is turning bullish.
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The biggest news of the week in ‘all things bitcoin’ was Read More
The price of bitcoin remained effectively unchanged at the $5,000 mark, week-on-week after the premier cryptocurrency retraced from its mid-week high of $5,421 per coin.
The biggest story of the week was the attempted “doxxing” of Twitter user Hodlnaut by Bitcoin SV advocate Craig S. Wright. The attempt was met Read More
The price of bitcoin rallied by over 25 percent week-on-week thanks to a hefty price jump on April 2, 2019, which some believe was caused by algorithmic trading hedge funds while others think it was the work of a single buyer. This week in crypto:
1. One buyer pushes BTC over $5k2. Read More
Multiple respondents have filed comments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). Comments to date were submitted between Feb. 13 and March 12.As reported, CBOE’s BZX Equity Exchange — the exchange that would Read More
Two national securities bodies in Canada have issued a joint consultation paper on March 14, aiming to gather industry feedback about cryptocurrency token regulation.In a summary press release about the paper, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) said it was necessary to Read More
The Russian State Duma (the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia) plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March. The former Energy Minister Igor Yusufov is also proposing an oil-backed crypto, Russian financial outlet Rambler reported on Feb. 21.Furthermore, Rambler reports that the head of the Read More
Bitcoin ETF Rule Change Under Review
What a week it’s been for the Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) space. In a matter of a few days, the hopefuls behind applications for such vehicles have been put through a rollercoaster of emotions. After what the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) politely requested Reality Read More
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started reviewing a rule change proposal for NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Feb. 11, according to an official document published today, Feb. 15.According to the notice, the NYSE Arca exchange filed a rule change proposal to list and trade Read More