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Over the past few hours, Bitcoin has mounted a comeback; after falling as low as $7,590 in step with a similar drop in the price of equities, the cryptocurrency surged towards $7,900. While some say this is just volatility, there is purportedly evidence that an uptrend is forming, one that could ta..
For years, crypto financial services firms across the U.S. have been trying their hand at launching publicly-traded Bitcoin funds (ETFs). Unfortunately for these hopefuls, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has long not agreed with these firms’ assertions that the cryptocurrency mark..
If you’ve read the most popular “Bitcoin” and “crypto” headlines, you likely know that for the first time in what must be a year, legendary investor Warren Buffett decided to weigh in on this nascent market. the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, a conglomerate with major stakes (and some ownership stakes)..
Bitcoin has once again started to show signs of recovery. In the past hour, the price of the leading cryptocurrency has exploded higher, from the daily low around $9,650 to as high as $9,040, a jump of 3%. While this move has not yet been sustained on a weekly basis, analysts say that this recovery..
While Bitcoin and crypto is largely a movement to disempower institutions and to put power back in the hands of regular people, there has been a space-wide focus on getting institutions involved in this industry. The thesis with this antithetical move is that institutional involvement in cryptocurr..
French Government-owned Bpifrance Joins Lightning Network Developer ACINQ’s $8 Million Investment Round
Veronique Jacq, managing director of the Digital Investment Unit at Bpifrance, says that the institution is “convinced that bitcoin is becoming more and more obvious.” Jacq, who heads the partially state-owned French investment bank, stated that bitcoin is gradually becoming an important part of th..
Crypto Assets Aren’t Viable Crypto assets have been lauded as the future by many Silicon Valley technologists and investors. They believe that this new asset class holds the keys (pun intended) to unlocking another round of technological innovation. However, not everyone in the upper echelons of Co..
Ripple Bags Business Deal Just announced minutes ago, crypto-centric fintech startup Ripple has just made an expansion into Iceland. In a blog post, the San Francisco-headquartered company revealed that it has acqui-hired (acquired and hired) Algrim, a cryptocurrency trading firm based in the Nordic..
Bitcoin Futures are Here and Have Been For a While Sorry to break it to you, TD Ameritrade didn’t just launch support for Bitcoin (BTC) futures. Earlier today, Mati Greenspan of eToro released a tweet, during which he wrote that “Bitcoin trading in now available” via TD Ameritrade. Some took this a..
Bakkt is Finally Here That’s right, Bakkt is finally here. After months upon months of deliberation, hype, and odd regulatory setbacks, the cryptocurrency venture that has been backed by the New York Stock Exchange, Microsoft, and Starbucks is launching. Starting Monday, July 22nd, the exchange wi..
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