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The topic of a Bitcoin ETF has become hot over the last few weeks. Quite a lot of them are in the pipeline, waiting for approval, but it seems that all eyes are looking at the CBOE-backed VanEck/SolidX proposition. Quite a few applications for cryptocurrency-related exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been filed throughout the last year, …

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About 90 percent of currently active U.S. companies’ blockchain initiatives will ultimately be abandoned. This statistic comes from a study by Forrester Research, cited by Bloomberg in an article July 31. The U.S. market research firm Forrester Research predicts that most of blockchain-powered projects initiated by American companies will be put on hold in 2018. Specifically, Forrester Research estimates that in …

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High liquidity with around the clock schedule and easy access have made forex one of the most particular trading marketplaces. It offers prolific opportunities for people with a financial background. You can be your own boss and make money from anywhere. Today, many fresh graduates and young traders are attracted to Forex and want to …

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In-house blockchain technology solutions continued to permeate supply chains as Australia’s Commonwealth Banks has successfully conducted a high-profile shipping experiment. ‘Agile, Efficient and Transparent’ Australia’s Commonwealth Bank has successfully shipped and tracked seventeen tonnes of almonds in a blockchain-based collaboration with five domestic and international supply chain leaders. The platform used purportedly utilizes distributed ledger …

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Bitcoin and other digital currencies are trading sharply lower Tuesday, with bitcoin on the verge of notching its worst daily decline in three weeks. The price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.21% was down as much as 6%, breaking out of a short-term trading band of $7,800-$8,200. Bitcoin last changed hands at $7,725.26, down 5.3% …

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Despite a recent Bitcoin price surge, most of the momentum has seemingly cooled off. Most miners expect things to improve gradually. The rise to over $8,000 for the first time since May of 2018 and the increasing hashrate are promising long-term signs. Keeping the Bitcoin Price Faith Short-term changes affecting the Bitcoin price only tell …

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Investigators have arrested and charged a 20-year-old college student with multiple counts of hacking and identity theft. Prosecutors accuse him of being part of a gang which stole $5 million of cryptocurrency by hijacking mobile phone numbers.  Caught by the Fuzz Following his arrest at LAX airport while on his way to Europe, Joel Ortiz was apparently quick to …

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Major U.S. cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Coinbase announced in a July 31 blog post that ex-Pershing exec Jeff Horowitz will join the company as its Chief Compliance Officer. Horowitz previously worked as the managing director and global head of compliance at Pershing LLC — a BNY Mellon Company — as well as leading a variety of compliance and anti-money laundering …

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While the interest towards a Bitcoin ETF is growing stronger by the day, the latest SEC’s decision to reject the Winklevoss-proposed rule change casts some light on what potential roadblocks Bitcoin pundits might have to overcome. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) formally denied the proposal of the founders of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, …

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They say crypto is borderless. And when you trade Bitcoin or receive some as payment for a job you completed, it is. But what if you want to spend Bitcoin in person? As BTC, and other currencies like Ethereum or Litecoin, begin to take off some parts of the world are embracing crypto more than …

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