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Former Bakkt CEO to Sell All Holdings After Insider Trading Accusations

News Following major accusations of insider stock trading during the coronavirus-induced market crash, Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), the former CEO of Bakkt, is liquidating her holdings with her husband. In an April 8 tweet, Loeffler said that she and her husband Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of ICE, whi..

Physical Delivery of Bitcoin in Bakkt Futures Rises 44% in March

News Physical delivery of Bitcoin (BTC) for futures on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)’s Bakkt platform is going strong, despite a tumultuous month for the markets. Data from Arcane Research posted on March 26 reveals that, as of March 20, the number of traders opting to receive physical deliv..

Coronavirus ‘Didn’t Cause’ Crash, BTC Recovery ‘Will Take Months’: Hodler’s Digest, Mar. 16–22

Hodler’s Digest Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week..

Sen. Loeffler Rejects Accusations of Improper Trading

News Kelly Loeffler appeared on Fox News last night to discuss her sale of more than $1 million in equities the day after she attended a private Senate Health Commission hearing about the coronavirus on Jan 23. Loeffler was formerly the CEO of the digital asset custody service, Bakkt, and is the m..

Sen. Loeffler Under Fire for Improper Trading After Coronavirus Hearing

News Kelly Loeffler, the former CEO of Intercontinental Exchange subsidiary Bakkt and current Republican senator from Georgia, reportedly sold millions in stock within days of a Senate Health Committee hearing on the novel coronavirus. According to a report from Daily Beast on March 20, the Republ..

Bakkt Raises $300 Million & Starts Starbucks App Payments Beta

Bakkt, the bitcoin custody, derivatives, and digital assets platform backed by NYSE-operator Intcontinental Exchange (ICE), just raised a new war chest. On Monday, March 16th, Bakkt announced in a Medium post that it had completed a $300 million USD Series B fundraising round with participation fro..

Bakkt Announces New Direct Payment Integration with Starbucks

News A major digital asset platform is making it even easier to order that double espresso with an extra shot. Starbucks mobile app users will soon be given the option to pay for their drinks with “Bakkt Cash.” Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), parent company of the Bitcoin derivatives provider, ha..

Bakkt Closes New $300M Funding Round to Unlock $1 Trillion in Digital Assets

News While cryptocurrency markets are experiencing another crash this Monday, major digital asset platform Bakkt has some good news. Referred to as one of the most promising crypto-related initiatives for its physically settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures, Bakkt has now raised an additional $300 million..

JP Morgan on What Caused Bitcoin Price Crash to $8,000

Bitcoin (BTC) hasn’t had the best week. In fact, the cryptocurrency is set to close down some 20% on the week, which is one of the asset’s worst performances since the bearish capitulation seen in November of last year. A bit late to the party, JP Morgan recently came out with its analysis of the ..

Bitcoin Price Collapse Triggered by Bakkt, Perpetuated by BitMEX: Analyst

Why is Crypto Down? This week hasn’t been too nice to Bitcoin. Since the start of the week, the leading cryptocurrency has lost some 20%, failing to break up from a long-term price triangle. This dramatic move — which came as there were optimists calling for Bitcoin to break higher to $20,000 — has..

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