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Bitcoin Hyper Aims To Make Crypto Practical
Bitcoin Hyper enters the cryptocurrency space as an enhanced version of bitcoin whose processing time is approximately two seconds faster than typical credit card transaction timing. The new cryptocurrency launched Tuesday on the Alterdice.com virtual exchange. Read more at Benzinga. Photo: iStock
Cointime Summit 2019 to Highlight Vietnam’s Blockchain Market
Thanks to very accommodating governments, Southeast Asia has become one of the most dynamic regions for crypto and blockchain, with many countries working toward mainstream implementation of the technology. With a government seeking to transform its economy through blockchain, Vietnam is a great example of this, and the Cointime Summit 2019 aims to highlight the local market and it’s various
Crypto Derivatives Market Fueled By Bitcoin Rally – Will End Badly
Whitney Tilson’s email to investors discussing the IBM value trap; Are Analyst Trade Ideas Valuable?; Bitcoin Rally Fuels Market in Crypto Derivatives; My theory on where Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell got their BIG money. jaydeep_ / Pixabay 1) IBM (IBM) reported yet another dismal quarter after the close yesterday, in which revenue fell 4.2% and operating income (excluding “other
Can Facebook’s Libra Be Used For Illicit Transactions?
ValueWalk’s Q&A session with Dr. Tom Robinson, the Chief Scientist and Co-Founder Elliptic, in which he reacts to the Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) hearing in front of Senate and Congress. In this interview, Dr. Robinson discusses when he got into cryptocurrencies, concerns on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency, if Venezuela can evade sanctions with Libra, and if Libra can be used for illicit transactions.
An Intro to ... Digital Asset Management
By Zoe Shing, NexChange What is Digital Asset Management? If you google ‘digital asset management,’ you will get bombarded with many different definitions of the term. To some, it may be simple enough, but it can get very confusing when everyone has a different understanding of the word. This is why this article is here to help put all your
3 Hurdles the Decentralized Finance Phenomenon Must Overcome Before Going Mainstream
One of the biggest movements currently taking place in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology space is that of decentralized finance (DeFi). In a nutshell, the phenomenon seeks to transform the way the traditional financial system operates. Whether it’s facilitating loans, banking, or investing in the stock markets - much of the current framework is reserved for the few, not the
Is Facebook’s Libra Really A Cryptocurrency? Maybe Not
Facebook officially announced its Libra cryptocurrency earlier this week, and analysts are starting to weigh in on it. The social networking firm describes Libra as a “global currency and financial infrastructure,” add that it will “reinvent money” and “transform the global economy.” The release statement about Facebook’s Libra is full of buzzwords and feel-good terms, but is it really a
An Intro to ... Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds
By Zoe Shing, NexChange Many will have heard of “cryptocurrency fund” or “hedge fund,” but “cryptocurrency hedge fund” is still a rather recent term. This article explains everything you need to know about these funds and the risks that come with them. Cryptocurrency Funds The term “Cryptocurrency fund” is frequently used interchangeably with “cryptocurrency hedge fund.” A fund that trades
China Accelerates Own Cryptocurrency Plans in Response to Facebook’s Libra
The People’s Bank of China is apparently worried about Facebook’s digital currency, Libra. SCMP: “If [Libra] is widely used for payments, cross-border payments in particular, would it be able to function like money and accordingly have a large influence on monetary policy, financial stability and the international monetary system?” asked Wang Xin, director of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s
The FCA Is Banning Crypto CFDs And Russia Is Elated
The Financial Conduct Authority, which is the regulator of the United Kingdom has announced that they will be introducing a ban on Contracts for Difference on cryptocurrencies. mohamed_hassan / Pixabay For those who don’t know. Contracts for Difference allow traders to make investments on assets without having to buy the actual thing. Meaning that the contract itself is what carries