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Bitcoin “Under-Owned” Among Institutional Investors – Dan Morehead

Bitcoin “Under-Owned” Among Institutional Investors – Dan Morehead

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Bitcoin "Under-Owned" Among Institutional Investors - Dan Morehead Economics The CEO and founder of Pantera Capital, Dan Morehead, recently told media that bitcoin is “under-owned” by institutional investors despite high demand for cryptocurrency exposure. Mr. Morehead also predicted bitcoin to produce bullish price movements in coming weeks. Also Read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Start Forming a Well Defined Uptrend Pantera Bullish on Bitcoin In a recent interview with CNBC, the Pantera Capital founder appeared unfazed by the recent crash in the cryptocurrency markets, stating “We’re certainly aware it’s a very speculative market,” adding, “It’s volatile on the upside. It can be volatile on the downside.” Mr. Morehead
U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines – Bitcoin News

U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. U.S. Lawmaker Wants Ethics Committee to Form Bitcoin Disclosure Guidelines - Bitcoin News Regulation This week Colorado House Representative Jared Polis sent a letter to the U.S. House Committee on Ethics asking the organization to propose statutes that require government employees to declare their bitcoin and digital currency holdings. Also Read: India’s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors House Representative Jared Polis: ‘Government Employees Should Report Any Virtual Currency Holdings’ U.S. bureaucrats are ramping up efforts to try and regulate the decentralized currency bitcoin and the slew of other cryptocurrencies that exist. On February 5, the House Representative Jared Polis who is known as “bi
The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO – Bitcoin News

The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. The City of Berkeley, California Considers Doing Cryptocurrency ICO - Bitcoin News Featured The famed hub of American 1960s radicalism and counterculture, Berkeley, California is at it again. Dormant for a few years, the US presidency of Donald Trump has awoken defiant spirits, as the city challenges administration policy over everything from immigration to taxation. One tool of resistance under consideration is an initial coin offering in creation of the city’s very own token. Also read: Landmark Senate Crypto Hearing Seen as Mostly Positive by Bitcoiners In Defiance of Trump Admin, Berkeley Considers Its Own Cryptocurrency Berkeley city council member Ben Bartlett stressed, “Berkeley is the center of the resistance, and fo
Crypto ‘Unlikely To Disappear’, Says Internal Report Attributed To J.P. Morgan

Crypto ‘Unlikely To Disappear’, Says Internal Report Attributed To J.P. Morgan

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto ‘Unlikely To Disappear’, Says Internal Report Attributed To J.P. Morgan J.P. Morgan has called cryptocurrencies the “innovative maelstrom” around Blockchain and said they are “unlikely to disappear” in what appears to be an internal report from the company, published Feb. 8, 2018. In an extract from what is allegedly the banking giant’s executive summary on cryptocurrency, the company appears bullish on crypto’s future. “Cryptocurrencies are the face of the innovative maelstrom around the Blockchain technology that is bringing both massive price volatility and a constant trial-and-error of new product try-outs and failures,” the report states. Despite the report’s mixed tone, the distinction from J.P. Morgan’s public posit
Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies Mining Russian nuclear scientists working at a top-secret nuclear center have been arrested for allegedly using the center’s computer facilities for the purpose of mining cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto   Russian Nuclear Engineers Arrested for Secrectly Mining Cryptocurrencies Engineers working for the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics at the Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov have been arrested for using the power of a supercomputer to mine cryptocurrencies. The Federal Nuclear Center in Sarov is a restricted area, with the Soviet Union’s first nuclear weapon having been developed at the fac
SEC Refuses Request For Information On Disputed Tezos ICO In Ongoing Lawsuit

SEC Refuses Request For Information On Disputed Tezos ICO In Ongoing Lawsuit

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Please share if you find this article interesting. SEC Refuses Request For Information On Disputed Tezos ICO In Ongoing Lawsuit The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) declined to provide information on Blockchain project Tezos requested by attorney David Silver via the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Reuters reported Feb. 10. Silver represents plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against Tezos back in November, 2017, the second of several lawsuits against the company since it gathered $232 mln in a record-breaking ICO in July, 2017. In the response letter to Silver’s request for information, the SEC denied information disclosure regarding Tezos, citing Exemption 7(A) of FOIA. According to Reuters, the letter did not imply that Trezor was under SEC investigation. The SEC st
Trading Tip `the Wall´ – Disappearing Premiums Signal Bearish Mid-Term Outlook – Bitcoin News

Trading Tip `the Wall´ – Disappearing Premiums Signal Bearish Mid-Term Outlook – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. Trading Tip `the Wall´ - Disappearing Premiums Signal Bearish Mid-Term Outlook - Bitcoin News Op-Ed Up until now, bitcoin has largely been behaving as an uncorrelated asset. This got a lot of people excited, categorizing bitcoin as a future digital gold or a safe haven asset. The worst thing about this recent dip in price ($5,873, GDAX) was not the decrease in the price itself. Much more daunting for bitcoin, was that the price dip coincided with the dip of the US stock market. Also read: Trading Tip `The Wall´ – I Was Wrong Bitcoin and the Bear Market This chart shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average overlaying the bitcoin price (red line). A large part of bitcoin’s value proposition to institutional investors is that bitc
BitGrail Exchange Asks Devs of ‘Stolen’ Coin To Alter Ledger To ‘Cover Losses’

BitGrail Exchange Asks Devs of ‘Stolen’ Coin To Alter Ledger To ‘Cover Losses’

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Please share if you find this article interesting. BitGrail Exchange Asks Devs of ‘Stolen’ Coin To Alter Ledger To ‘Cover Losses’ Suspicion is growing around Italian cryptocurrency exchange BitGrail after its owner seemingly asked for a coin’s ledger to be changed after the exchange reported funds were missing Thursday, Feb 8. BitGrail, a lesser-known exchange in the cryptocurrency space, reportedly suffered losses of one of its hosted tokens, Nano (formerly known as Raiblocks), subsequently freezing trading. In a note on their website posted Feb. 9, the exchange stated that 17 million Nano had been stolen in the hack, an amount worth about $187 million at the time the losses were discovered. XRB withdrawals will be enabled again as soon as possible. Funds are safe, users still
PR: Luxure Global Citizen Statement – Luxury Rewards Platform for the World’s Most Prestigious Brands – Bitcoin News

PR: Luxure Global Citizen Statement – Luxury Rewards Platform for the World’s Most Prestigious Brands – Bitcoin News

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Please share if you find this article interesting. PR: Luxure Global Citizen Statement - Luxury Rewards Platform for the World's Most Prestigious Brands - 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. In 2017, Luxure Global Citizen identified the incredible potential of creating its ownCryptocurrency based on a bespoke business model and structure. Luxure Global Citizen saw the Cryptocurrency as something that would be complementary to its core business in two ways: Accepting the digital currency as form of pa...
France and Germany Urge Discussions on Crypto Policy at G20 Summit

France and Germany Urge Discussions on Crypto Policy at G20 Summit

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Please share if you find this article interesting. France and Germany Urge Discussions on Crypto Policy at G20 Summit Regulation High ranking officials from France and Germany have issued a letter urging the finance officials of other nations to discuss the regulatory implications of cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 Summit. Also Read: India’s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors Leaders Call for “Trans-Boundary” Action Against Cryptocurrencies The letter is authored by the French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Peter Altmaier of the German Ministry of Finance, French central bank governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau, and the president of the German Federal Bank, Jens Weidmann. The document emphasizes the need for a transnational regulatory approach