FN: BlackRock Eyes Bitcoin Futures, Market Reacts to Increased Institutional Interest The world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider BlackRock announced the formation of a working group to assess potential involvement in Bitcoin(BTC), Financial…

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Binance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be launched in Malta. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-exchange-backs-first-ever-decentralized-bank-in-malta/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Jeffrey Wernick, an independent investor, explains why he started to invest in the early stages of the cryptocurrency market. Jeffery Wernick – The Anti-Centralization Investment Figure   Jeffrey Wernick is a sixty-two year…

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The week did not leave much to be desired for, with the market seeing a variety of positive institutional news amidst volatile price movements. Institutional Investment Dominates The News Cycle…

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The Financial Times has reported that profits for cryptocurrency hedge funds have taken a sharp decline, in direct correlation with the negative price action seen with the overall cryptocurrency market.…

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Blockchain platform developer Qulian Technology has closed a 1.5 billion Chinese yuan ($234 million) Series B funding round. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hyperchain-blockchain-creator-completes-234-million-funding-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Six companies have announced their intentions of creating crypto exchange platforms in Japan following regulatory approval. All six companies are listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and are set to…

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Forty percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new report published by China’s IT Ministry This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/2017-saw-exponential-blockchain-startup-growth-says-chinas-it-ministry/. …

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Investment manager Brian Kelly is launching a blockchain-focused exchange-traded fund, or ETF, he announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wall-street-vet-brian-kelly-launches-blockchain-etf/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The 600-member Crypto Valley Association has added venture capital firm Lakestar as a strategic partner. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-valley-association-taps-vc-firm-lakestar-strategic-partner/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Crypto trading platform Crypto Facilities, which helps the CME Group provide bitcoin futures contracts, will be launching ethereum futures today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-futures-go-live-uk-trading-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The number of crypto collectables, like CryptoKitties, is growing and investors think a marketplace for their trade is a good bet. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ebay-cryptokitties-raises-2-million-star-vcs/. …

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A new blockchain startup is coming out of stealth Wednesday and boasting a significant cast of investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-tosses-blocks-naval-metastable-back-twist-crypto-cash/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The world’s third-richest person, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffet, has again made comments critical of bitcoin as an investment. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/warren-buffett-says-bitcoin-is-more-gamble-than-investment/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Japanese investment giant SBI Holdings has added an initial coin offering (ICO) platform startup to its cryptocurrency portfolio company. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sbi-ico-exchange-templums-10-million-funding-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Financial Conduct Authority has warned that firms offering services around crypto derivatives and ICOs “likely” need to be authorized. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-watchdog-warns-over-unauthorized-crypto-derivatives-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Today, under Chairman Rep. Bill Huizenga of Michigan, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment held a hearing (watch it here on Youtube) entitled “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.”…

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