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While Bitcoin ‘Died’ 90 Times In 2018, There Are Almost 1000 ‘Dead’ Altcoins, Data Shows

A look at the history of cryptocurrency in 2018 has shown that Bitcoin (BTC) has risen from a “dead” designation in the media 90 times, data from industry news and information portal 99bitcoins shows.According to the site’s fabled Bitcoin Obituaries section, which tracks media claims that Bitcoin has failed, almost

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Sign Of The Times: Basis Shutters $133M Crypto Project Due To Regulation

Although crypto startups have been capitulating en-masse due to financial restraints, a direct byproduct of Bitcoin’s rapid drawdown in value, reports indicate that a promising stablecoin venture has folded due to regulatory qualms.$133M Crypto Project Folds Due To “Regulatory Headwinds”In recent months, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies tied to an asset deemed “stable”

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FINMA: Cryptoassets like bitcoin should be risk weighted at eight times their market value

Cryptoassets like bitcoin should be risk weighted at eight times their market value when banks calculate loss-absorbing capital buffers, according to a confidential letter from the Swiss financial regulator seen by swissinfo.ch.The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has taken no official position on how to merge cryptoassets into Basel III

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