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Van Eck to Offer Limited Bitcoin ETF Aimed at Institutional Investors

New York-based Van Eck Securities and SolidX Management will start offering shares in a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports. Crypto ETF Available to Institutional Investors Even if only a few days have passed since the start of September, this month might be a turning point for Bitcoin and the crypto Read more…

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Bitcoin Looks Attractive As Negative-Yielding Debt Crosses $17 Trillion

Global negative-yielding debt is now over $17 trillion, making investors extremely nervous. And it is forcing them to focus on non-traditional assets, like bitcoin. Investing in Debt and Holding it to Maturity Guarantees a Loss Investors are becoming increasingly fearful as they see that the soaring negative-yielding debt is altering the global economy. According to Read more…

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Top 5 Smart Contract Platforms To Watch in 2020

The number of blockchain-based smart contract development platforms available to crypto developers is now greater than ever. Over the last 18 months, a Cambrian explosion in smart contract platforms has resulted in an embarrassment of riches and a plethora of options. No longer are crypto projects forced to choose between network effects (Ethereum) and scalability Read more…

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Bakkt Announces Warehouse for Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt has announced that its physically-delivered bitcoin futures will be informally open to customers next month.  On August 28, 2019, the platform took to Twitter to announce that Bakkt Warehouse, its qualified custodian arm, would begin providing storage services for customers on September 6, 2019, in anticipation of its forthcoming daily and Read more…

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China’s State-Backed Cryptocurrency: ‘Gaining Momentum’ Or ‘Inaccurate Speculation’?

China’s Government and Central Bank just can’t seem to align on the proposed central bank digital currency (CBDC). On Tuesday, government-supported tabloid, Global Times, reported that the Central Bank called speculation on an upcoming launch ‘inaccurate speculation’. Then yesterday, it published an article suggesting that plans are gaining momentum, with a pilot-scheme in Shenzhen imminent. Read more…

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Fragile Stock Market Could Push Bitcoin Price To $25,000: Max Keiser

What’s bad for the global stock market is good for bitcoin, believes veteran economic theorist Max Keiser. The founder of crypto-only venture capitalist firm Heisenberg Capital turned bearish on equity markets, fearing that they would collectively fall by 15,000 points. He further envisioned that a stock market crash might prompt investors to take their capital Read more…

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How Key 2020 U.S. Presidential Candidates Are Showing Support For Bitcoin

Among the numerous issues that will define the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the topic of Bitcoin and blockchain technology is inching its way to the forefront. Indeed, in varying degrees, top democratic presidential contenders have already referred to Bitcoin and its technology. Andrew Yang’s Vision Is Consistent with Crypto Community Among the democratic candidates, Andrew Read more…

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Another Case For Bitcoin as Billions Vanish From Savings Accounts Ghana

As many as 70,000 people could be facing financial ruin as a massive crackdown sweeps across Ghana’s banking system. It serves as yet another stark warning that governments and banks are in full control of people’s money. Only decentralized assets such as bitcoin would be immune from such monetary madness. State ‘Cleanup’ Wipes Out Billions Read more…

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Winklevoss Twins Open to Partner with Facebook Despite Old Disputes

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the co-founders of crypto exchange Gemini, admitted in an interview with CNN that they were ready to partner with Facebook for the Libra project. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss Believe in Libra On August 19, Winklevoss brothers told CNN’s Poppy Harlow that they would close their eyes to their rivalry with Facebook’s Read more…