Gary Gensler Under Consideration for Deputy Treasury Secretary Role: Report

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 22:51

Gary Gensler Under Consideration for Deputy Treasury Secretary Role: Report Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler, who's leading Joe Biden's financial oversight team, may be tapped as Deputy Treasury Secretary.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Momentum at $19.4K; Ethereum Fees Increasing

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 21:31

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Loses Momentum at $19.4K; Ethereum Fees Increasing Bitcoin’s price rise stalled out just before hitting $19,500 Wednesday. The Ethereum network’s fees are in an upswing.

Galaxy Digital Bitcoin Funds Raise $59M as Institutional Cash Flows In

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 20:09

Galaxy Digital Bitcoin Funds Raise $59M as Institutional Cash Flows In Galaxy Digital's institutional bitcoin fund raised an average of $1.6 million from its 33 unnamed investors.

The Most Bullish Bitcoin Arguments for Your Thanksgiving Table

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 20:00

The Most Bullish Bitcoin Arguments for Your Thanksgiving Table This year, come prepared to explain the asset that has everyone from famous financiers to political dissidents talking about a money revolution.

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm BSN Adds Polkadot, Oasis, Bityuan to Network

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 19:57

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm BSN Adds Polkadot, Oasis, Bityuan to Network China’s state-sanctioned blockchain infrastructure provider BSN is adding cross-chain protocol Polkadot, decentralized cloud data startup Oasis and China-based project Bityuan to its network.

China’s State-Sanctioned Blockchain Project BSN Adds Polkadot, Oasis, Bityuan to Network

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 19:57

China’s State-Sanctioned Blockchain Project BSN Adds Polkadot, Oasis, Bityuan to Network China’s state-sanctioned blockchain infrastructure provider BSN is adding cross-chain protocol Polkadot, decentralized cloud data startup Oasis and China-based project Bityuan to its network.

Despite New Incentives to Stay, Some of OKEx’s Chinese Users Are Determined to Leave

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 19:54

Despite New Incentives to Stay, Some of OKEx’s Chinese Users Are Determined to Leave Some OKEx's users in China are determined to leave the exchange despite new incentives designed to keep them.

Some Are Calling All-Time Highs for Bitcoin. Here’s Why CoinDesk Hasn’t Yet

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 19:41

Some Are Calling All-Time Highs for Bitcoin. Here’s Why CoinDesk Hasn’t Yet In a fragmented global market, price quotes are all over the place. That's why CoinDesk created the Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) and is standing by it.

How to Answer Your Family’s Bitcoin Questions This Thanksgiving

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 18:15

How to Answer Your Family’s Bitcoin Questions This Thanksgiving With bitcoin in sight of its all-time high, your no-coiner family and friends are sure to be full of questions this holiday season. CoinDesk has the answers you need, courtesy of a few well-placed friends.

Long in China’s Shadow, the US Is Becoming a Bitcoin Mining Power Again

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 17:40

Long in China’s Shadow, the US Is Becoming a Bitcoin Mining Power Again Following a string of investments, miners are increasingly optimistic about prospects for the U.S. market in 2021.

Blockchain Bites: Coinbase Cuts Margin Trading, Binance Sweeps US Clients, OKEx Offers Rebates

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 17:05

Blockchain Bites: Coinbase Cuts Margin Trading, Binance Sweeps US Clients, OKEx Offers Rebates Coinbase has also changed the way it will alert clients to relevant tax information.

‘Bypass’ Attack in Coldcard Bitcoin Wallet Could Trick Users Into Sending Incorrect Funds

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 17:00

‘Bypass’ Attack in Coldcard Bitcoin Wallet Could Trick Users Into Sending Incorrect Funds Bitcoin hardware wallet Coldcard is fixing a flaw that could trick users into sending bitcoin on mainnet when they meant to use its testnet.

First Mover: Why Bitcoin Isn’t a Replacement for Gold Just Yet

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 16:28

First Mover: Why Bitcoin Isn’t a Replacement for Gold Just Yet Bitcoin's price is approaching a new all-time high, but bitcoin is not yet the replacement for gold many think.

Libra Association Taps Saumya Bhavsar as General Counsel for Payments Subsidiary

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 16:15

Libra Association Taps Saumya Bhavsar as General Counsel for Payments Subsidiary Bhavsar joins the Libra Association after 25 years in public- and private-sector banking regulation roles.

Square Agrees to Buy Credit Karma’s Tax Preparation Service for $50M

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 15:55

Square Agrees to Buy Credit Karma’s Tax Preparation Service for $50M Cash App will make the DIY tax-prep software available for free to its 30 million monthly users.

VanEck Launches Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note on Deutsche Boerse

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 15:03

VanEck Launches Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Note on Deutsche Boerse The VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN is now trading on the trading on the Deutsche Boerse Xetra.

US Intelligence Chief Raises Concerns With SEC Over China’s Crypto Dominance: Report

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 13:58

US Intelligence Chief Raises Concerns With SEC Over China’s Crypto Dominance: Report U.S. spy chief John Ratcliffe was reportedly seeking clearer regulation around digital currency.

In India, a Clash of Digital Innovation and Internet Censorship

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 13:00

In India, a Clash of Digital Innovation and Internet Censorship Among democracies, the Indian government tends to shut down the internet most frequently. Can crypto thrive in this environment?

Bitcoin Options Market Suggests Investors Preparing for All-Time High

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 12:35

Bitcoin Options Market Suggests Investors Preparing for All-Time High Options investors appear to be eyeing more gains for the top cryptocurrency, which is now just 2.8% below a record high.

Russian Hospitalized After Bitcoin Mining Farm Sets Apartment on Fire

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 12:02

Russian Hospitalized After Bitcoin Mining Farm Sets Apartment on Fire A poorly managed mining farm in St. Petersburg, Russia, set an apartment on fire and injured the operator, according to a report.

South Korea May Delay Implementation of 20% Crypto Tax Till 2022

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 11:25

South Korea May Delay Implementation of 20% Crypto Tax Till 2022 The National Assembly is pushing for a delay to the tax proposal to allow exchanges more time to prepare.

Australia and Singapore to Trial ‘Paperless’ Trade Using Blockchain Technology

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 10:47

Australia and Singapore to Trial ‘Paperless’ Trade Using Blockchain Technology Australia's border agency will trial blockchain solutions aimed at simplifying cross-border trade with Singapore.

Digital Yen Would Make Crypto Markets ‘More Lively,’ Says CEO of Monex Group

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 10:02

Digital Yen Would Make Crypto Markets ‘More Lively,’ Says CEO of Monex Group Oki Matsumoto said a central bank digital currency would make it easier to convert cryptocurrency into legal tender.

BIS Paper Says There’s Potential to Embed Regulation Into Stablecoin Systems

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 25. 09:31

BIS Paper Says There’s Potential to Embed Regulation Into Stablecoin Systems The need to regulate global stablecoins like Libra doesn't mean authorities can't embrace innovation, according to according to a BIS working paper.

Coinbase Ditches US Customer Tax Form That Set Off False Alarms at IRS

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 22:25

Coinbase Ditches US Customer Tax Form That Set Off False Alarms at IRS Instead of the troublesome 1099-K form, Coinbase will send the 1099-MISC to users of its interest-bearing products. Regular traders may not receive any forms at all.

Coinbase Will Suspend All Margin Trading Tomorrow, Citing CFTC Guidance

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 22:01

Coinbase Will Suspend All Margin Trading Tomorrow, Citing CFTC Guidance Coinbase plans to suspend all margin trading contracts effective tomorrow, and will end the service entirely by next month.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Past $19.4K; Deribit Ether Options Volume Spikes

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 21:23

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Past $19.4K; Deribit Ether Options Volume Spikes Bitcoin trades above $19,000 as ether options volume on exchange Deribit spikes.

Leading Japanese Financial Firm SBI Holdings Rolls Out Crypto Lending Services

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 20:22

Leading Japanese Financial Firm SBI Holdings Rolls Out Crypto Lending Services A subsidiary of SBI Holdings said it's launched a service allowing users to ‘lend’ bitcoin to the firm and earn an interest at the rate of 1% annually in return.

BitMEX Founder’s Charges Highlight Risks for DeFi

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 19:53

BitMEX Founder’s Charges Highlight Risks for DeFi The case against BitMEX, an offshore crypto trading platform, has regulatory implications for the burgeoning DeFi market.

Binance Ramps Up Crackdown on US Users, Giving Them 14 Days to Withdraw Funds

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 19:50

Binance Ramps Up Crackdown on US Users, Giving Them 14 Days to Withdraw Funds Binance is giving U.S. users 14 days to withdraw funds before their accounts are shuttered.

Yearning for Pickle? Two DeFi Protocols Merge

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 19:42

Yearning for Pickle? Two DeFi Protocols Merge Pickle Finance was recently hit by an exploit in which $19.7 million in DAI was lost.

OKEx to Resume Withdrawals Before Nov. 27, Offers New Compensation Programs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 18:52

OKEx to Resume Withdrawals Before Nov. 27, Offers New Compensation Programs OKEx will compensate those users who have been frustrated by its suspension on withdrawal service.

Lyn Alden on Money Printing, Bitcoin and the End of an 80-Year Debt Cycle

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 18:16

Lyn Alden on Money Printing, Bitcoin and the End of an 80-Year Debt Cycle One of the sharpest analysts in macroeconomics looks at how monetary and fiscal policy are likely to change in the coming years.

In Her Own Words: Here’s What Janet Yellen Has Said About Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 18:08

In Her Own Words: Here’s What Janet Yellen Has Said About Bitcoin Janet Yellen wasn’t a fan of bitcoin when she ran the Fed. Her views as Treasury Secretary may shape crypto regulation over the next four years.

Blockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Fully Loaded, IRS Sends Befuddling Letters – Again

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 17:15

Blockchain Bites: Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Fully Loaded, IRS Sends Befuddling Letters – Again More than 500,000 ETH have been locked into Ethereum 2.0's deposit contract, kick-starting the network's major, multi-year development phase.

First Mover: Why Is Bitcoin’s Price Rising? Here Are a Few Possible Answers

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 15:50

First Mover: Why Is Bitcoin’s Price Rising? Here Are a Few Possible Answers Bitcoin's price is approaching a new all-time high and there are a few reasons why it has been performing so well.

Ethereum 2.0’s Genesis Day Is Officially Set for Dec. 1

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 14:44

Ethereum 2.0’s Genesis Day Is Officially Set for Dec. 1 The biggest update in Ethereum’s history will officially begin its first phase on December 1 when the Ethereum 2.0 Beacon chain goes live.

IDEX Plants a Flag for a Multichain Future, Beginning With Binance Chain and Polkadot

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 14:00

IDEX Plants a Flag for a Multichain Future, Beginning With Binance Chain and Polkadot Every holder of IDEX’s Ethereum tokens will get an equivalent number of exchange tokens for each of the new chains.

Lithuania Makes Millions in First Sale of Seized Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 13:57

Lithuania Makes Millions in First Sale of Seized Cryptocurrency The sale of bitcoin, ether and monero brought in €6.4 million, or $7.5 million.

Square, Human Rights Foundation Back New Bitcoin Open-Source Developer Fund

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 13:38

Square, Human Rights Foundation Back New Bitcoin Open-Source Developer Fund Veteran Bitcoin developer John Newbery just launched a new, independent organization for funding Bitcoin's open source developer community.

CoinDesk Is Spinning Up an Ethereum 2.0 Node. Here’s How to Follow Our Journey

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 13:00

CoinDesk Is Spinning Up an Ethereum 2.0 Node. Here’s How to Follow Our Journey CoinDesk just snagged a front-row seat to a seminal event in the crypto industry. Ticket price: 32 ETH.

Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 12:18

Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.

Gazprombank Switzerland Executes First Bitcoin Trades, Announces Payments Initiative

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 11:39

Gazprombank Switzerland Executes First Bitcoin Trades, Announces Payments Initiative The regulated Swiss bank said it is working on developing a standard for cryptocurrency payments between members of the OpenVASP association.

Binance to List Options Contracts for Litecoin

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 11:03

Binance to List Options Contracts for Litecoin Binance said user demand prompted the new listing.

Australian Investment Group With Billions in AUM Starts Investing in Bitcoin Futures

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 10:22

Australian Investment Group With Billions in AUM Starts Investing in Bitcoin Futures A Pendal Group executive likened bitcoin to a "cockroach" with financial staying power.

Bitcoin Breaks $19K, New All-Time High Seems Imminent

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 09:55

Bitcoin Breaks $19K, New All-Time High Seems Imminent Bitcoin, the world's No.1 cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has breached the $19,000 level.

XRP Price Surges to 2-Year High as Airdrop Frenzy Builds

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 09:37

XRP Price Surges to 2-Year High as Airdrop Frenzy Builds The December airdrop of 45 billion spark tokens may be fueling XRP's rapid climb to two-year highs, say analysts.

Crypto.com Takes Steps Toward Financial Licensure in Malta

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 08:18

Crypto.com Takes Steps Toward Financial Licensure in Malta The Hong Kong-based crypto firm received preliminary approval from the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) for two financial licenses.

Eth 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 02:46

Eth 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet.

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 02:46

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Secures Enough Funds to Launch The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has enough funds to begin activation of its most ambitious upgrade yet.

IRS Again Warns Crypto Investors They Under-Reported Gains

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 24. 00:12

IRS Again Warns Crypto Investors They Under-Reported Gains For the second year in a row, the IRS is telling crypto investors they under-reported crypto gains. But there may false alarms again.

Aquaculture Firm Completes Australia’s First IPO Raise Using Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 23:15

Aquaculture Firm Completes Australia’s First IPO Raise Using Cryptocurrency Almost 90% of West Coast Aquaculture's $3.6 million capital raise was via the stablecoin tether.

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Is 75% Funded Ahead of Dec. 1 Soft Launch

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 22:46

Ethereum 2.0 Deposit Contract Is 75% Funded Ahead of Dec. 1 Soft Launch The smart contract required for triggering Ethereum 2.0 has nearly accrued enough funds to activate the momentous upgrade.

OKEx’s Withdrawal Suspension Isn’t Behind Bitcoin’s Rally: Analysts

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 21:41

OKEx’s Withdrawal Suspension Isn’t Behind Bitcoin’s Rally: Analysts Bitcoin’s price has been up dramatically since OKEx's crypto withdrawal service suspension, yet it's not behind the price rally.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Drops Below $18K While ETH Uncouples From BTC

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 21:23

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Briefly Drops Below $18K While ETH Uncouples From BTC Bitcoin’s price is gyrating Monday while ether targets the moon.

Biden to Tap Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 20:56

Biden to Tap Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen will be tapped to run the Treasury Department, where she will oversee federal agencies that impact crypto.

More Institutions Are Buying Bitcoin, Say JPMorgan Analysts

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 20:12

More Institutions Are Buying Bitcoin, Say JPMorgan Analysts In their “Flows & Liquidity” report, JP Morgan analysts say institutions are piling into bitcoin at a stronger pace this quarter than they were in Q3 and may have a bigger role in price movement than quantitative traders.

A Bitcoin Shortage? PayPal and Cash App Buying More Than 100% of New Supply

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 20:00

A Bitcoin Shortage? PayPal and Cash App Buying More Than 100% of New Supply When demand from these two sources alone exceeds the entire supply of newly minted bitcoins, expect serious supply pressure to follow.

Privacy, Power, Fiscal Policy, the Poor: 4 Reasons to Worry About CBDCs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 17:59

Privacy, Power, Fiscal Policy, the Poor: 4 Reasons to Worry About CBDCs As central banks everywhere gear up to launch digital currencies, it's time to consider the possible downsides.

New GnosisDao Bets on ‘Futarchy,’ a Prediction-Market Governance Model

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 17:32

New GnosisDao Bets on ‘Futarchy,’ a Prediction-Market Governance Model The newly launched GnosisDAO will allow Gnosis users to vote on platform governance and development.

Blockchain Bites: XRP’s Rally, Chainalysis’ $1B Valuation, Bitcoin’s Volatility in Perspective

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 17:13

Blockchain Bites: XRP’s Rally, Chainalysis’ $1B Valuation, Bitcoin’s Volatility in Perspective The U.S. government uses USDC to bypass Venezuelan blockades. Chainalaysis eyes a $100 million raise. BTC is less volatile than 22% of S&P500 stocks, VanEck finds.

First Mover: Near Record Highs, Bitcoin May Have a Volatile Week

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 15:29

First Mover: Near Record Highs, Bitcoin May Have a Volatile Week Bitcoin prices are near all-time high, while its one-month implied volatility metric has jumped to four-month highs.

Latin America’s Big Blockchain Opportunity

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 15:01

Latin America’s Big Blockchain Opportunity Decentralizing the financial sector and putting trust in distributed ledgers means less reliance on the continent's corrupt intermediaries.

PayPal CEO Schulman Say He’s Bullish on Bitcoin as a Currency

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 13:59

PayPal CEO Schulman Say He’s Bullish on Bitcoin as a Currency Schulman spoke the fall of cash, the rise of bitcoin, and the institutional traders taking note.

PayPal CEO Schulman Says He’s Bullish on Bitcoin as a Currency

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 13:59

PayPal CEO Schulman Says He’s Bullish on Bitcoin as a Currency Schulman spoke about the fall of cash, the rise of bitcoin and the institutional traders taking note of both.

Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 13:27

Law Enforcement Agencies Are Missing Forked Cryptos in Criminal Seizures: Research Blockchain analytics company Coinfirm said authorities are "ignoring" criminals' stockpiles of cryptocurrencies that forked from bitcoin.

Bitcoin Faces Volatility Rise as Futures Market Shows Signs of Overheating

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 11:33

Bitcoin Faces Volatility Rise as Futures Market Shows Signs of Overheating The bitcoin perpetual futures "funding rate" has shot up, suggesting the market may be overleveraged to the bullish side.

CipherTrace Says Homeland Security Work Gave Rise to Monero-Tracking Patent Filings

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 10:54

CipherTrace Says Homeland Security Work Gave Rise to Monero-Tracking Patent Filings CipherTrace has filed two patent applications it claims offer technologies that could help authorities in tracking monero transactions.

China Construction Bank Pulls Planned Listing of Bitcoin-Tradable Bond

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 09:39

China Construction Bank Pulls Planned Listing of Bitcoin-Tradable Bond The "Big Four" Chinese bank has suspended the listing of a $3 billion bond issuance that was intended to be tradable for bitcoin and U.S. dollars.

John Lennon’s Son Says Bitcoin ‘Empowers’ People Like Never Before

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 09:01

John Lennon’s Son Says Bitcoin ‘Empowers’ People Like Never Before Sean Ono Lennon praised bitcoin for its ability to help individuals transcend politics and world events.

China to Hold Second Lottery Trial of the Digital Yuan

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 23. 08:38

China to Hold Second Lottery Trial of the Digital Yuan A lottery in Suzhou will additionally trial the offline feature of the digital yuan, per a Monday report.

Crypto Long & Short: 4 Metrics That Show How the Current Bitcoin Rally Is Different From 2017

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 22:00

Crypto Long & Short: 4 Metrics That Show How the Current Bitcoin Rally Is Different From 2017 The current bitcoin bull run is indeed different from three years ago, though that doesn't mean we won't see another peak-and-trough cycle.

NFT Painting of Buterin in Harlequin Garb Sets Record in Weekend Crypto Art Sale

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 19:42

NFT Painting of Buterin in Harlequin Garb Sets Record in Weekend Crypto Art Sale "EthBoy," created by Trevor Jones and Alotta Money sold for 260 ETH, setting records for the highest dollar value of a cryptographic painting to date.

Bitcoin Shortage? Pantera Thinks Market Rally Driven by PayPal Buys

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 17:59

Bitcoin Shortage? Pantera Thinks Market Rally Driven by PayPal Buys PayPal’s recent leap into the crypto market is helping to drive the current bitcoin (BTC) rally, according to Pantera, a prominent cryptocurrency and blockchain investment firm. In an investor letter published Nov. 20, the venture firm compared the ongoing bull market to the last time BTC rose above $18,000, three years ago.  “Previously the friction to […]

DeFi Protocol Pickle Finance Token Loses Almost Half Its Value After $19.7M Hack

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 16:28

DeFi Protocol Pickle Finance Token Loses Almost Half Its Value After $19.7M Hack Popular decentralized finance protocol Pickle Finance was hacked on Saturday.

Hacked Crypto Exchange KuCoin Resumes Deposit, Withdrawal Services for All Tokens

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 14:48

Hacked Crypto Exchange KuCoin Resumes Deposit, Withdrawal Services for All Tokens The digital asset exchange that was hacked to the tune of $281 million in September said it's restored the deposit and withdrawal services of all tokens.

Bitcoin ETF Time? What SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Stepping Down Means for Markets

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 14:00

Bitcoin ETF Time? What SEC Chairman Jay Clayton Stepping Down Means for Markets Jay Clayon is stepping down as chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission. Here’s what that means for crypto and traditional markets.

GoDaddy Employees Tricked Into Transferring Control of Crypto Firm Domains: Report

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 22. 13:23

GoDaddy Employees Tricked Into Transferring Control of Crypto Firm Domains: Report Cryptocurrency trading platform liquid.com and crypto mining firm NiceHash were two of at least six firms that had control of their domains briefly transferred.

Pantera Raises $134M for Its Bitcoin Fund

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 23:10

Pantera Raises $134M for Its Bitcoin Fund Formed in 2013, Pantera’s bitcoin fund was the first U.S.-based bitcoin fund.

Pantera Raises Additional $5M for Its Bitcoin Fund, Bringing Total to $134M

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 23:10

Pantera Raises Additional $5M for Its Bitcoin Fund, Bringing Total to $134M Formed in 2013, Pantera’s bitcoin fund was the first U.S.-based bitcoin fund.

China’s Xi Asks G20 Countries to Be ‘Open and Accommodating’ to CBDCs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 20:16

China’s Xi Asks G20 Countries to Be ‘Open and Accommodating’ to CBDCs In a wide-ranging speech, Xi said that the G20 group “needs to discuss developing standards and principles for central bank digital currencies.”

Crypto Assets in South Africa Would Be Considered Financial Products Under Regulator Proposal

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 18:32

Crypto Assets in South Africa Would Be Considered Financial Products Under Regulator Proposal If implemented the declaration would require crypto firms in South Africa to register as a financial services provider.

Coinbase Has Raked in $14B in New Institutional Assets Since April

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 16:23

Coinbase Has Raked in $14B in New Institutional Assets Since April Coinbase is now measuring new capital coming in for bitcoin in the billions, according to the firm's head of institutional coverage.

What Do Mexico’s Second Wealthiest Billionaire and Arya Stark Have In Common?

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 14:21

What Do Mexico’s Second Wealthiest Billionaire and Arya Stark Have In Common? Recapping a wild week in bitcoin price action that has drawn out numerous previously-quiet HODLers.

XRP Rises More Than 30% as Altcoins Piggyback on Bitcoin’s Wave

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 14:19

XRP Rises More Than 30% as Altcoins Piggyback on Bitcoin’s Wave The native asset of the XRP ledger has surged to 16-month highs.

US Regulator Seeks End to Bank Deplatforming of ‘Disfavored’ Industries (Like Crypto)

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 21. 02:00

US Regulator Seeks End to Bank Deplatforming of ‘Disfavored’ Industries (Like Crypto) Call it the CPR for Operation Choke Point.

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 50% After Tapping Two-Year Highs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 22:35

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 50% After Tapping Two-Year Highs Shares of the mining company surged to $6.60 Friday.

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 50% After Tapping 2-Year Highs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 22:35

Bitcoin Miner Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 50% After Tapping 2-Year Highs Shares of the mining company surged to $6.60 Friday.

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $18.8K as Total Crypto Locked in DeFi Passes $14B

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 21:25

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Hits $18.8K as Total Crypto Locked in DeFi Passes $14B Bitcoin is testing $19,000 as DeFi hits another milestone in total crypto locked.

Central Bankers, Experts Outline Possible Scenarios for CBDC Adoption

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 20:30

Central Bankers, Experts Outline Possible Scenarios for CBDC Adoption Central bank digital currencies can have broad implications for the global balance of power, experts say.

10 Metrics Where Bitcoin Has Already Hit New All-Time Highs

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 20:00

10 Metrics Where Bitcoin Has Already Hit New All-Time Highs While we haven’t achieved the elusive $20,000 spot price all-time high yet, these other metrics show where bitcoin has grown far beyond previous peaks.

US Government Enlists USDC for ‘Global Foreign Policy Objective’ in Venezuela: Circle CEO

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 19:36

US Government Enlists USDC for ‘Global Foreign Policy Objective’ in Venezuela: Circle CEO The U.S. government is sending USDC payments to Venezuela using Circle and Airtm to bypass Nicolas Maduro, the nation's dictator.

Chainalysis Sees Raising $100M in Venture Capital at $1B Valuation: Report

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 19:33

Chainalysis Sees Raising $100M in Venture Capital at $1B Valuation: Report Cryptocurrency investigation firm Chainalysis expects to raise $100 million venture capital at a $1 billion valuation as early as next week, the company told Forbes.

MicroStrategy Wants to Be in the Bitcoin Business, Not Just an Investor

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 19:12

MicroStrategy Wants to Be in the Bitcoin Business, Not Just an Investor MicroStrategy executives are on the hunt for blockchain experts who could help the publicly traded firm build a suite of bitcoin data services.

Blockchain Bites: BlockRock Exec Says Bitcoin Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Investors Load Into BTC Puts

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 17:45

Blockchain Bites: BlockRock Exec Says Bitcoin Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Investors Load Into BTC Puts Institutional buyers are loading up on BTC puts, Deribit analysts say. Goldman Sachs thinks the “digital yuan” could be in a billion hands in a decade.

Bitcoin Is the Biggest Big Short

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 17:38

Bitcoin Is the Biggest Big Short Short-sellers help identify weaknesses in capital markets. Bitcoin helps us see what's wrong with the financial system.

First Mover: Bitcoin ‘Rich List’ Grows as Whales HODL and Price Retakes $18K

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 17:35

First Mover: Bitcoin ‘Rich List’ Grows as Whales HODL and Price Retakes $18K Bitcoin's "rich list" hits an all-time high alongside the meteoric price rally.

German Finance Minister Says He Does Not Support Private Cryptos: Report

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 16:03

German Finance Minister Says He Does Not Support Private Cryptos: Report Olaf Scholz said banks need to adapt for a digital world but seemed to rule out private digital currencies from that future.

BlackRock Exec Says Bitcoin Could Replace Gold ‘to a Large Extent’

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 14:04

BlackRock Exec Says Bitcoin Could Replace Gold ‘to a Large Extent’ Rick Rieder, CIO of Fixed Income at investment giant BlackRock, has said that bitcoin and cryptocurrency are "here to stay."

BlackRock’s Chief Investment Officer Says Bitcoin Could Replace Gold to a Large Extent

CoinDesk

2020. Nov. 20. 14:04

BlackRock’s Chief Investment Officer Says Bitcoin Could Replace Gold to a Large Extent Rick Rieder, CIO of Fixed Income at investment giant BlackRock, told CNBC that bitcoin and cryptocurrency are "here to stay."

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