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Bitcoin Is A Screaming Buy, Says Pantera CEO

Dan Morehead, the CEO of $1 billion cryptocurrency hedge fund Pantera Capital Management LP, spoke on Thursday with Bloomberg Television, pronouncing that Bitcoin “ is a screaming buy right now”. During the interview, Morehead disclosed that Pantera currently holds around 10 percent of its investments in Bitcoin, but the funds most prominent bet is on Icon, a project […]

Investors from 28 Countries Own Land in Norway’s “Private City” Liberstad

More than 100 people have bought land plots in the “private city” of Liberstad, Southern Norway. Its founders accept 27 cryptocurrencies. Deals have been sealed already with future residents from Brazil, Sweden and the UK, among other countries. They should be able to move in within two years. Also read: Bitcoin Payments Are on the […]

New York’s Attorney General Requests Information on the Operations of 13 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

New York State’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is requesting information from 13 cryptocurrency exchanges in attempts to improve transparency and accountability and help protect digital currency investors. The initiative is meant to complement a first-in-the-nation licensing protocol established by New York State’s Department of Financial Services that requires digital currency trading platforms and… […]

Pakistan’s Urdubit Exchange Shuts Down After Crypto Ban

Urdubit, a leading Pakistani bitcoin exchange, has closed down permanently. The news came after the central bank of Pakistan announced a ban on dealings with cryptocurrencies. The trading platform urged customers to withdraw their funds “as fast as possible”. Its team confirmed on social media its operations had been suspended due to the prohibition of […]

Noble Bitcoin to Provide Insured Cold Storage for Crypto Investors

A leading provider of cryptocurrency IRAs (individual retirement accounts) believes they might have found a solution to one of the barriers stopping institutional investors taking up positions in digital currency. Noble Bitcoin announced earlier today that they are going to provide insured cold storage solutions for clients. Is Better Storage the Key to Cryptocurrency’s Success?… […]

Huobi’s Sentiment Index Shows Cryptocurrency Investors Still Bullish

This week the cryptocurrency exchange Huobi’s educational subsidiary ‘Huobi Research’ conducted a survey with close to 2,000 individuals from 23 different countries to get a visual of what cryptocurrency sentiment looks like today. As cryptocurrencies have slid in value over the past three months according to the report, 77.9 percent of those polled were still […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Drops by $200

Bitcoin has endured another small slump. After spending nearly 24 hours at $7,100, bitcoin’s price has dropped by $200 and now stands at $6,900. This has become something of a routine over the past two weeks. Bitcoin jumps a bit, then falls a bit. While nothing huge appears to be happening, bitcoin resistance levels seem […]

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy

Cryptocurrency exchange Youbit has reportedly re-emerged after a series of hacks and a bankruptcy filing, amid an insurance claim controversy and civil lawsuits. The exchange continues to operate after it was sold and renamed, local media reported. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Insurance Claim Denied DB Insurance, one of […]

Blockchain Terminal Opens Door For Hedge Funds To Trade Cryptocurrencies

Purchasing and selling cryptocurrency is about to become simpler for hedge funds and institutional investors, as a new Blockchain-based terminal is promising to offer transparency via sophisticated compliance software. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article The Blockchain Terminal (BCT) is a desktop designed to bring together the data and information which chief compliance officers (CCOs,) […]