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BTC price falls as futures exchange makes its trading debut

BTC price falls as futures exchange makes its trading debut

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On this Monday, 23 September. Intercontinental exchanges debuted selling the first Bitcoin futures contracts. This event was expected to start a brand-new episode in the coin’s turbulent history and the leading coin was supposed to grow in price. But this never happened. As of 11 AM in New York,...

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The chance of Bitwise Bitcoin ETF approval by SEC is 0.01%

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The Bitwise's app for the launch of BTC ETFs is extremely unlikely to be approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and does not exceed 0.01%, said American lawyer Jake Cherwinski, who specializes in crypto. According to him, VanEck and SolidX withdrew the app to launch a Bitcoin-based...

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IFRIC did not recognize Bitcoin as legal tender

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are neither a financial asset nor a legal means of payment, according to the decision of the IFRIC. It is reported by The Korea Times. At an IFRIC meeting this summer, cryptocurrencies were classified as intangible assets - identifiable non-monetary assets that...

As deliverable futures start trading BTC is growing in price

As deliverable futures start trading BTC is growing in price

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Bitcoin is expected to increase in cost. Today is going to be the debut of trading the futures contracts that are proposed by Intercontinental Exchange Inc. which may affect the delivery of the digital currency, a new episode in Bitcoin’s turbulent history. As to industry analysts, the initial...

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Zap Wallet created tool for buying BTC on Lightning Network

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Bitcoin users have a new tool that allows them to instantly purchase coin on the Lightning Network using bank cards. A solution called Olympus was introduced by Zap Wallet developer Jack Mullers. The new tool is designed to bypass complex KYC procedures requiring services like BitPay and Coinbase....

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Coinbase named new listing candidates: GRAM, DOT and others

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American exchange Coinbase is considering listing 17 new tokens on its platform, including Gram from Telegram. In addition to Gram, the list of candidates included digital currencies of Avalanche, Celo, Chia, Coda, Dfinity, Filecoin, Handshake, Kadena, Mobilecoin, NEAR, Nervos, Oasis, Orchid,...

Privacy coins face existential peril amid regulatory pinch

Privacy coins face existential peril amid regulatory pinch

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Several crypto coins, which are known as privacy coins, have long delighted libertarians and frustrated law enforcement, are feeling the pinch of a step up in regulation. Privacy coins like Dash, Monero and Zcash are making it difficult for exchanges and custodians to comply with fresh...

Obstacles of Facebook grow rapidly. Germany is against Libra

Obstacles of Facebook grow rapidly. Germany is against Libra

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Europe’s resistance to Facebook's proposed cryptocurrency grows, as Germany describes its position. After the cabinet approved the government’s blockchain approach, it announced that this technology has fabulous potential but it doesn’t mean that it must be applied for building new private...

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Craig Wright request postponement in the case of 500.000 BTC

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Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed first cryptocurrency creator, has requested another adjournment in his case against his former business partner, Dave Kleiman, in which the court ordered him to pay 500,000 BTC to Kleiman's relatives. This is written by the Cointelegraph. Wright’s lawyers filed a...

Facebook is sure: Central banks have nothing to fear from

Facebook is sure: Central banks have nothing to fear from

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Facebook is trying to defend Libra again. After several authorities announced about their concerns amid Libra currency, Facebook started to make things change. 1/ About monetary sovereignty of Nations vs. Libra:— David Marcus (@davidmarcus) September 16, 2019 The leader of the Libra project,...

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

Wallets with 10 BTC and more updated historical maximum

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The number of bitcoin wallets with a balance of 10 BTC or more reached a historic high. At the time of writing, the distribution of coins is as follows:...

Facebook will be questioned by regulators about Libra again

Facebook will be questioned by regulators about Libra again

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Today on 16 September, Global governors are going to investigate Facebook about its Libra currency again. As it was reported, the hearings are amid worries from EU states over the dangers this digital coin can carry to economic resistance all over the world. Regulators from Bank of England, the US...

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US Treasury: crypto - frontier in the fight with terrorism

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Sigal Mandelker the U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary, told that cryptocurrencies could be the next frontier in the fight against terrorism. The official stressed that such organizations and their supporters are always in search of new ways to attract and transfer funds out of sight of law enforcement...

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Mining will be limited in one of China's autonomous regions

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The authorities of Inner Mongolia decided to limit crypto mining in the territory of this autonomous region of the PRC. This was reported by the managing partner of Primitive Ventures Dovey Wan, citing local media. JUST IN h/t @ChainNewscom Regulatory bodies from Inner Mongolia will dedicate...

France is against Libra. It needs a public digital currency

France is against Libra. It needs a public digital currency

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Bruno Le Maire, French Finance Minister, announced on Thursday that Libra coin is going to be prevented in Europe because the currency is too unsafe and endangers sovereignty. Le Maire mentioned at Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris that Libra is going to raise concerns...

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Russian bankers propose to deanonymize cryptocurrency owners

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The Association of Banks of Russia (ADB) has prepared the concept of cryptocurrency circulation. It involves the deanonymization of the owners of digital assets and the introduction of criminal liability for their concealment, reports TASS. The concept describes the procedure for collecting crypto...

Thomas Lee: The White House can ban anything, even Bitcoin

Thomas Lee: The White House can ban anything, even Bitcoin

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Fundstrat agency co-founder Thomas Lee said that the Trump administration’s actions regarding electronic cigarette manufacturers prove that the president can ban anything. This is un-related but shows White House can issue an ‘executive order’ banning anything. And could even ban bitcoin. Not...

Swiss regulators say Libra needs to get a license

Swiss regulators say Libra needs to get a license

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Switzerland officials stated that for launching its cryptocurrency Facebook is going to be demanded official permission with a granting license contingent on the perils of reserve management being carried wholly by the association and not by coin holders. Finma, the Swiss economic governor,...

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