Tag: cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    California’s Campaign Watchdog Bans Political Donations with Bitcoin

    The Fair Political Practices Commission, California’s campaign watchdog arm, has voted 3-1 to ban political donations with any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, because of transparency issues. The vote follows similar decisions made by other states in the country such as South Carolina. Others, like Colorado and Montana, allow cryptocurrency donations with...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 21, 2018 | 9:00 pm
  • Charlie Lee
    Crypto

    Charlie Lee Addresses FUD on Twitter to Prove Litecoin’s Worth

    As the cryptocurrency market comes under attack from numerous sources of FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt), Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has taken to Twitter to defend the value and legitimacy of the LTC coin. Lee summarized the “concerted effort to suppress Litecoin price” in 10 points in order to clear...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 20, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Currencies
    Crypto

    International AML Task Force to Close “Gaps” Created by Virtual Currencies

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to combat anti-money laundering (AML), may be about to agree with a set of standards to apply to virtual currencies. President Marshall Billingslea is optimistic that the discussions scheduled for October...

    Ricardo Esteves | September 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Venezuela
    Bitcoin

    Year-to-Date, Bitcoin Outperformed 3 National Currencies Despite Major Correction

    Bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, has still managed to outperform three national currencies year-to-date despite its steep decline since December of last year. Charlie Bilello, the director of research at Pension Partners, a New York-based investment advisory which manages mutual funds and separate accounts,...

    Joseph Young | September 3, 2018 | 4:12 pm
  • Japanese
    Industry

    Japan Has No Plans to Curb Crypto, Seeks Further Growth

    Japan’s positive stance on cryptocurrencies just got reaffirmed. “We have no intention to curb (the crypto industry) excessively,” said Toshihide Endo, the commissioner of Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s top financial regulator. No Plans to Curb Crypto In a recent interview with Reuters, Endo said that the FSA...

    Prateek Dimri | August 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency
    Crypto

    Will India Finally See Cryptocurrency Regulations in Place By End of 2018?

    Cryptocurrency regulations in India have been a source of uncertainty for the markets since the government’s unprecedented tirade against crypto that began this past April. However, it’s reported that the government is now likely to finalize some common sense regulatory measures starting in late 2018. A finance ministry...

    Cole Petersen | August 13, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • In-Depth

    The World is Experiencing a New Wave of Cryptocurrencies

    It is impossible to ignore the signs now. The future of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies looks bright despite current market conditions, and it is being led by their massive adoption by individuals, enterprises and jurisdictions across the world. A New Wave of Cryptocurrencies In a recent interview which was...

    Prateek Dimri | August 9, 2018 | 3:30 pm

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