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Report: Czech Republic Wants to Broaden Crypto Firm Regulation

The Czech Republic seems set to step up its oversight of cryptocurrency exchanges, with recent reports suggesting that it will try to implement more stringent policies than those of the European Union in a pursuit to ensure anti-money laundering (AML) compliance.  On August 8, 2019, local news outlet Hospodářské Noviny reported that, in the light […]

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New SFOX Report: Don’t Call Ethereum an ‘Altcoin’ Anymore

Institutional cryptocurrency exchange San Francisco Open Exchange suggests that Ether may not be an altcoin anymore. Institutional cryptocurrency exchange San Francisco Open Exchange (SFOX) suggested that Ether (ETH) may not be an altcoin anymore, in its latest market report published on July 24. ETH is more correlated to BTC than other alts In its post, […]

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Venezuela Turned Airport Taxes Into Bitcoin to Avoid Sanctions: Report

The Venezuelan president and his administration are said to be using proceeds from the airline industry – and cryptocurrency – to avoid sanctions.

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Report: Fortress Offers to Buy Mt. Gox Bitcoin Claims at $900 a Piece

Fortress Investment Group has reportedly sent out an email offering to buy Mt. Gox creditors’ bitcoin claims for $900 per bitcoin. Fortress Investment Group is buying bitcoin (BTC) claims from Mt. Gox creditors, according to a report by CoinDesk on July 8. The Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy in 2014 after losing […]

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Report: Bitcoin Sentiment on Crypto Twitter Low in South America

Twitter users from the US talking about Bitcoin by far dominate the discourse surrounding crypto assets on the popular social media platform. A new report states that the UK comes a close second across each of the five top digital currencies. Surprisingly, the analysis states that Bitcoin is much less popular than once thought in […]

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Bitcoin Market Grew ‘Independently’ in Q2 2019: Binance Report

Correlation between the Bitcoin market and the altcoin market dipped in the second quarter of 2019, claims Binance. The Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange pitted Bitcoin against thirty alternative cryptocurrencies to determine whether or not it moved in lockstep with them. The exchange noted that all the known altcoins were tailing the Bitcoin price trend positively in […]

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Report: Just 1 Percent of Bitcoin Transactions Involve Illicit Dark Web Activity

A report by Chainalysis estimates that $1 billion dollars will be spent on illegal businesses on the dark web in 2019, but that the proportion of bitcoin transactions that involve illegal activity has declined. This analysis was delivered in the form of a webinar, laying out some of the basic terminology, methodology and results of […]

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Bitcoin Price Spikes Fueled by Weekend Trading Surges: Report

The stock market closes on the weekends, but bitcoin never closes. And that’s probably why you see the industry constantly whipsawed by wild bitcoin price fluctuations. While you’re enjoying a relaxing weekend, crypto traders elsewhere are busy buying and selling. Since May, the flurry of weekend trading has accounted for 40% of bitcoin’s price gains […]

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Report: Uber, PayPal, Visa to Back Facebook’s GlobalCoin Cryptocurrency

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Report: Bitcoin Negatively Correlated With Traditional Markets

Bitcoin (BTC) trading platform SFOX has released a report on the volatility of the cryptocurrency market in May 2019, finding that the value of crypto is negatively correlated with the success of traditional markets. SFOX published the study on June 6, 2019, claiming that in May “BTC had a nearly perfect negative correlation with the […]

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Bitcoin Miners Becoming ‘Buyers of Last Resort’ for Clean Energy: Report

The latest report from CoinShares shows that renewable energy powers the vast majority of the Bitcoin mining network contrary to the “ocean boiling narrative.” Bitcoin Mining Uses Mostly Clean Energy In its third bi-annual mining report, CoinShares revealed that clean energy sources powered more than 74% of the Bitcoin mining network. The new report also […]

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Report: Polish Exchange Shuts Down and Disappears With Customers Funds

Polish cryptocurrency exchange Coinroom has reportedly shut down its operations and disappeared with customer funds. Polish cryptocurrency exchange Coinroom has reportedly shut down its operations and disappeared with customer funds, local business news outlet money.pl reported on May 31. Money.pl received an email from one of its readers, who stated that Coinroom —  which was […]

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Bitwise Report 2.0: Bitcoin [BTC] Futures and Spot Market move on a concurrent basis; arbitrage strong

With Bitcoin [BTC] surging, avenues for price arbitrage and the growth of both the Futures and Spot market have been enhanced. A volatile product, regulatory-skeptical, and coupled with efficient trading infrastructure, would ideally be the perfect formula for effective price disparity. A recent report by Bitwise however, explains otherwise, posing the BTC Spot and Futures […]

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Smell Something Fishy? The CFTC Will Pay You to Report Crypto Scams

Nestled in the exhibition room at this year’s Consensus conference, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had a message for conference goers as they weaved in and out of booths representing various projects and startups in the space: “Be on the lookout for virtual currency fraud” and if you see it, let us know. […]

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Report: Mass Withdrawals from Exchanges Could be Behind Bitcoin’s Price Rally

Citing data from blockchain research firm TokenAnalyst, Bloomberg reported on May 15, 2019, that the current boom in the price of bitcoin (BTC) might just be the consequence of investors withdrawing their holdings from large exchanges due to renewed ambiguity surrounding their financial health. Bitfinex Tether Fiasco Could have Indirectly Pumped the Market The study […]

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Bitcoin Price Rages Bullish for 4th Straight Month in 2019: Report

By CCN.com: Whichever way you slice it the technical picture continues to look more and more bullish for Bitcoin. There is a distinct dip-buying pattern in BTC/USD, and the latest trough has been bought once again today. SFOX’s monthly cryptocurrency volatility outlook is here, and once more the fundamentals are bullish for the 4th straight […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] clearly does not represent a substitute for gold either in theory or in practice, claims report

Bitcoin [BTC], the world’s largest cryptocurrency has always been compared to gold in terms of being a store of value rather than being a tradeable currency. This ongoing debate has been charged with comments from both sides of the pool; one part stating that gold will always remain the standard, while proponents from the world […]

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Report: Australians Lost Over $4 Million to Crypto Scams in 2018

The latest edition of “Targeting scams,” an annual report released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) revealed that the country saw a 190 percent increase in cryptocurrency scams, with a total of $6.1 million AUD ($4.3 million USD) lost to crypto criminals. This marks a substantial rise from the $2.1 million AUD ($1.48 […]

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Exclusive: Bitwise’s report indicating 10 ‘real exchanges’ show market is decentralized, says eToro’s Greenspan

Decentralization is undoubtedly one of the key tenants within the cryptocurrency community, both with the virtual currencies and the exchanges. However, recent reports point to a manipulation of sorts as these exchanges’ reported volumes do not correspond with their actual figures. The above was indicated by a Bitwise report which suggested that 95 percent of […]

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Mueller Report: Russia Funded U.S. Election Snooping, Manipulation with Bitcoin

By CCN.com: It is no news by now that the long-awaited Mueller Report has revealed extensive Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. While much attention has been focused on whether or not president Donald Trump was in any way complicit with these efforts, what is less reported is that the report […]

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Bitcoin [BTC] accumulation phase has officially started, suggests report by Adamant Capital

Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been on a roller coaster ride since December 2017. The cryptocurrency space witnessed the coin hit a valuation of around $20,000 and also saw it fall from that point to the $3000 level, crushing the sentiment of several investors in the space. Nevertheless, the coin has […]

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Mueller Report: Russia Used Bitcoin to Fund DNC Hacks

An intelligence branch of the Russian government used bitcoin to fund its cyberwarfare efforts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Mueller Report claims. The culmination of a two-year investigation, the “Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election” details the findings that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his […]

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North Korea Cryptocurrency Report Urges Southeast Asia To ‘Mitigate’ Threat

A new report into the alleged use of cryptocurrency by North Korea claims the whole of Southeast Asia is “vulnerable” to state actors. RUSI: North Korea Has ‘Gone To Extremes’ Published April 12, the report, Closing the Crypto Gap: Guidance for Countering North Korean Cryptocurrency Activity in Southeast Asia, comes courtesy of the Royal United […]

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