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SEC Suspends Trading In 3 Companies Due To ‘Questions’ Around Cryptocurrency Ties

SEC Suspends Trading In 3 Companies Due To ‘Questions’ Around Cryptocurrency Ties

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Please share if you find this article interesting. SEC Suspends Trading In 3 Companies Due To ‘Questions’ Around Cryptocurrency Ties The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a report Thursday, Feb. 15 explaining the temporary suspension of trading in three companies that had made statements about acquiring cryptocurrency and “Blockchain technology-related assets”. All three companies, Cherubim Interests (CHIT), PDX Partners (PDXP), and Victura Construction Group (VICT) have been suspended starting Feb. 16 for two weeks for investor protection purposes. The SEC trading suspension orders state that all three companies issued press releases that claim that: “[T]he companies acquired AAA-rated assets from a subsidiary of a private equity investor in cryptocurrency and
Crypto Trading in 2018: New Strategies, Bigger Crowds and Diminishing Returns – Bitcoin News

Crypto Trading in 2018: New Strategies, Bigger Crowds and Diminishing Returns – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Trading in 2018: New Strategies, Bigger Crowds and Diminishing Returns - Bitcoin News Markets and Prices The cryptocurrency landscape has changed significantly over the past 12 months. Gone are the guaranteed returns of 5x, 10x or greater on ICOs, as a growing number of investors clamor for a piece of the pie. New coins, new forks, and new airdrops have created a competitive marketplace characterized by diminishing returns and reduced profits. The best traders are still able to claim the lion’s share of the rewards though, leaving the rest to fight it out for the scraps. Also read: Telegram Followers – The New Metric for Cryptocurrency Success Welcome to 2018, Where 20% Is the New 20x Up until last year, the best perf
Swiss Financial Authority Releases ICO-Specific Regulatory Guidelines

Swiss Financial Authority Releases ICO-Specific Regulatory Guidelines

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Swiss Financial Authority Releases ICO-Specific Regulatory Guidelines The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published a set of guidelines yesterday, Feb. 16, for applying existing financial market legislation to the regulation of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). FINMA CEO Mark Branson sees these guidelines as a way of helping Blockchain technology successfully enter Swiss markets, noting that Blockchain companies “cannot simply circumvent the tried and tested regulatory framework”. He stated in the press release for the guidelines: “Our balanced approach to handling ICO projects and enquiries allows legitimate innovators to navigate the regulatory landscape and so launch their projects in a way consistent with ou
Initial Coin Offering Craze Lures Australian Investors

Initial Coin Offering Craze Lures Australian Investors

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Initial Coin Offering Craze Lures Australian Investors Crowdfunding The hype surrounding the profit-potential associated with initial coin offerings (ICOs) is continuing to attract participation from Australian investors. Despite the potential to incur fast losses just as easily as fast profits, many Australians appear to be dabbling with casual cryptocurrency investment. Also Read: US Regulator Warns Against Pump-and-Dumps and Advises How to Buy Crypto Australian Investors Seek ICO Exposure Initial Coin Offerings are attracting investment from ordinary Australians, with a recent report by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation describing the experiences of many investors actively trading the ICO markets. Warren Stokes, a 5
PR: Hybrid Blockchain XinFin ICO Enters Second Week, Announces Institutional Partnerships – Bitcoin News

PR: Hybrid Blockchain XinFin ICO Enters Second Week, Announces Institutional Partnerships – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Hybrid Blockchain XinFin ICO Enters Second Week, Announces Institutional Partnerships - Bitcoin News This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. XinFin’s Hybrid Blockchain ICO was announced last week after launching minimum viable products and ongoing pilot projects with several institutions. The utility coin XDCE offering enters second week. XinFin, the first of it’s kind Hybrid blockchain platform is entering into the second week of it’s ICO for it’s utility coin X
Bitfinex Plans Launch of Decentralized Exchange, Eosfinex

Bitfinex Plans Launch of Decentralized Exchange, Eosfinex

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitfinex Plans Launch of Decentralized Exchange, Eosfinex Technology Bitfinex has announced that it will launch a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on the Eos.io platform. The new platform, Eosfinex, will be the first exchange to be hosted using Eos.io’s decentralized application infrastructure. Also Read: EOS Raises $700M Despite Token Affording No “Rights, Uses, Purpose, or Features” Bitfinex Partners With Eos to Develop Eosfinex Bitfinex claims that Eosfinex will offer a “fast, transparent and trustless platform for the trading of digital assets” through Eosfinex, which is to be the first decentralized exchange built using Eos.io’s protocol. J.L.Van Der Velde, the chief executive officer of Bitfinex, stated: “We
Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K

Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Total Crypto Market Cap Back Over $500 Bln, Bitcoin Pushes $11K After a relatively low start to the month in the crypto market, the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies has again broken $500 bln today, Feb. 17, according to CoinMarketCap. The total market cap is currently around $502 bln at press time. Bitcoin (BTC) has stayed well above the $10,000 mark, currently trading at about $10,830 and up almost 7 percent over a 24-hour period by press time. Ethereum (ETH) is inching closer to passing the $1000 threshold, trading at $969, up almost 3 percent over a 24-hour period by press time. Of the top ten coins listed on CoinMarketCap, only Litecoin (LTC) is in the red, down about 3 percent at press time. Earlier week Litecoin sa...
Wendy McElroy’s TSR: Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime – Bitcoin News

Wendy McElroy’s TSR: Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Wendy McElroy’s TSR: Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime - Bitcoin News Featured The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations.Section 2 : The Moral Imperative of PrivacyChapter 6: Privacy is a Prerequisite of Human Rightsby Wendy McElroy (Crypto) Privacy Prevents Violence and Crime (Chapter 6, Segment 1) Unlike the communities traditionally associated with the word “anarchy”, in a crypto-anarchy the government is not temporarily destroyed but permanently forbidden and permanently unnecessary. It’s a community where the threat of violence is impotent because violence is impossible, and violence is impossible because its participants cannot be linked to their true names or physical locations. — Wei Dai A Februar
Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions

Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Visa, Worldpay Take Blame For Duplicate Charges On Coinbase, Reverse Transactions Visa and payment processing company Worldpay issued a joint statement on the Coinbase blog today, Feb. 17, taking responsibility for charging Coinbase customers multiple times for the same transaction. Before admitting fault in the statement published by Coinbase today, Visa had at first shifted the blame back to Coinbase, telling the Financial Times on Feb. 16 that it had “not made any systems changes that would result in the duplicate transactions cardholders are reporting.” However, the latest statement from Visa and Worldpay on the Coinbase blog clarifies: “Over the last two days, some customers who used a credit or debit card at Coinbase may h
Durov Brothers File Telegram And TON With SEC, Report $850 Million Already Raised

Durov Brothers File Telegram And TON With SEC, Report $850 Million Already Raised

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Durov Brothers File Telegram And TON With SEC, Report $850 Million Already Raised Telegram creators Pavel and Nikolai Durov have filed a “Notice of Exempt Offering of Securities” with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Feb. 13, reporting $850 mln raised under the SEC exemption Rule 506(c) from 81 investors for “the development of the TON Blockchain, the development and maintenance of Telegram Messenger.” The type of securities offered in the SEC filing are described as “Purchase Agreements for Cryptocurrency”, and are filed under the Rule 506(c) exemption that means that US citizens who invest must be accredited investors — those worth more than $1 mln or that have an annual income of $200,000 — in order for the toke