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Prominent Investor: Ethereum (ETH) is “Way Ahead”, Could Pass Bitcoin With Time

Ethereum Is “Way Ahead” As we reported yesterday, Mike Novogratz of Galaxy Digital took to a public forum to talk Ethereum (ETH)… and Bitcoin too. During his keynote speech, which was compiled by CryptoBriefing and DecryptMedia, the former institutional investor purportedly talked up Ethereum. Speaking to the crowd at Ethereal Summit, a, you guessed it, Read more…

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These Factors Are Pushing Bitcoin Price Above $6000

Bitcoin price reached a high of $5930 May 7 as renewed momentum fuelled a market surge towards the significant $6000 barrier. Bitcoin Price Highest Since November 2018 Data from traditionally more conservative price tracker Bitstamp showed BTC/USD trading just under $5900 at press time. The pair reached its highest value since November 2018 earlier on Read more…

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Ethereum Spikes 10% Amid ETH Futures Approval Rumors

Ethereum has spiked by about 10 percent over the last 24 hours following speculation that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) may be ready to approve ETH futures trading. CFTC Open to Ethereum Futures Trading Ethereum, the second-ranked cryptocurrency by market capitalization is currently trading at $175; a 10 percent spike in the last Read more…

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Institutional Investors Increased Long BTC Positions by 88%, CFTC Says

Blockchain technologies have proven to be one of the most important technical advances of our generation, and the crypto market is also growing in adoption and volume despite bearish trends that often affect the price of tokens. The institutions are fully aware of this situation; however, there have never been major institutional investments. The reasons Read more…

Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition
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Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition

Fresh from completing its maiden funding round, Bakkt announced its first acquisition on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The daughter company of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is also eyeing the possibility of expanding beyond the U.S. market. Bakkt Acquires RCG Back Office Bakkt announced the news of the acquisition via a Medium post by CEO, Kelly Loeffler. Read more…

4 key dates to watch in 2019 for bitcoin
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4 Key Bitcoin Dates to Watch For in 2019

With 2018 finally over, the focus now is on what lies ahead for Bitcoin in 2019 after a year-long bear market. Mark your calendars and keep a watch for these events that could have a massive impact on Bitcoin price this year.  2019: The Year Wall Street Embraces Bitcoin? Throughout 2018, the fall in Bitcoin Read more…

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US Congressmen Introduce Bill To Exempt Crypto From Securities Law

A couple of Congressmen in the United States are trying to get an exemption for cryptocurrencies from securities law. If successful, it could signal a paradigm shift in the US regulatory climate as far as virtual currencies are concerned. Crypto May Be Exempt From Securities Law Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) and Rep. Darren Soto (D-Florida) Read more…

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Bakkt Bitcoin-Settled Futures Set To Be Approved in Early 2019

Bakkt, a platform for the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contract, is expected to be approved by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the Wall Street Journal. CFTC Approval Imminent According to the Wall Street Journal, Bakkt will soon receive a regulatory green light from the CFTC for its Bitcoin futures contract. The WSJ notes: Read more…

How Bakkt Could Affect the Bitcoin Price Unlike Existing Futures Markets
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How Bakkt Could Affect the Bitcoin Price Unlike Existing Futures Markets

Bakkt, a Bitcoin futures market operated by ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is close to receiving a green light from the U.S. government. As CCN reported on December 21, Bakkt has been working with the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to have its business plan approved, which revolves

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