Tag: cftc

  • Bitcoin

    Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Stalls, Will Rival Firms Fuel Crypto Momentum?

    Supporters of Bakkt continue to grow weary of further delays to the Bitcoin futures ruling. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) confirmed last month the matter is under review, but their lack of urgency casts doubt over the probability of Bakkt’s launch in Q1 of 2019. However, developments...

    Samuel Wan | April 3, 2019 | 1:30 pm
  • Ethereum blockchain
    Crypto

    What Has Caused Ethereum to Surge and How Far Will it Go?

    Crypto markets have started the week on a positive note with a $5 billion rally that has resulted in most tokens posting solid gains. The top performer at the moment however is Ethereum has it surges 12% and increases its lead over XRP in third. Ethereum Beating Bitcoin...

    Martin Young | February 18, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • ethereum network
    Crypto

    Ethereum Consensus Shift Could Delay Any Derivatives Products

    The biggest thing on the launch pad this year is the Bakkt crypto exchange which is currently in a holding pattern while US government employees twiddle their thumbs during Trump’s shutdown. Several other contenders are hopeful about Ethereum futures but according to one crypto exchange boss they are...

    Martin Young | January 17, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • US closed
    Industry

    Record US Government Shutdown Prolongs Crypto Winter

    If things were not bad enough in crypto land the US government is adding to its woes. The longest shutdown in history is taking its toll on the economy, innovation and the crypto industry. The Waiting Game Continues Regulators are no friends of those in the blockchain and...

    Martin Young | January 16, 2019 | 8:30 am
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    DoJ Bitcoin Manipulation Probe Homes in on Tether and Bitfinex

    Tether Burns Half a Billion USDT Coins in an Act of RedemptionAn ongoing criminal probe into potential Bitcoin price manipulation conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice has begun to take a closer look at how Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex may have played a role in Bitcoin’s...

    Tony Spilotro | November 20, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators

    The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate” financial markets. CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Envisions Compliance Built into Business Operations Through Smart Contracts J. Christopher Giancarlo spoke...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 9, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • SEC
    Crypto

    In EtherDelta Case, SEC Hints Most Ethereum Based Tokens are Securities

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, for operating an unregistered securities exchange. The regulatory agency’s move to charge Coburn comes amidst a greater trend of increasing regulation over the cryptocurrency industry. In a press release today, the SEC...

    Cole Petersen | November 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm

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