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Korean Watchdog Warns of Financial Stability Risk From Facebook’s Libra

Facebook’s recently unveiled Libra cryptocurrency project threatens the stability of financial systems, according to a South Korean financial regulator. In a new Korean-language trends  update  published July 5 and reported by...
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Ex-R3 Exec’s New Mission: Run $100 Trillion Fund Trade on Private Blockchains

Brian McNulty, a former R3 managing director who left the company in January, has emerged from the bushes with a blockchain project to streamline the fund management industry. Revealed exclusively to...
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Facebook’s Libra Is a ‘Wake-Up Call’ for Regulators, Says ECB Policymaker

The European Central Bank (ECB) wants regulators to kick into a higher gear when it comes to developing rules for big tech firms moving into finance, such as Facebook and its...
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High-Frequency Trading Is Newest Battleground in Crypto Exchange Race

The Takeaway High-frequency trading (HFT), a longtime and controversial practice in traditional markets, is becoming commonplace in crypto, too.Placing trading servers physically close to exchanges’ matching engines can win an edge...
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Singapore’s Tax Agency Proposes to Exempt Cryptos From GST

The Singaporean government’s taxation agency is proposing to remove goods and services tax (GST) from cryptocurrency transactions that function or are aimed to function as a medium of exchange. The Inland...
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Facebook’s Libra Lacks Foundational Components for Crypto Key Security

Steven Sprague is one of the principal industry evangelists for the application of trusted computing technology. Steven served as president and CEO of Wave Systems Corp. for 14 years before transitioning...
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Crypto 101: Gauging Trend Strength With the Chaikin Money Flow



If you ever wanted to quantify the strength of a trend based on its volume levels – as well as the degree of buying and selling pressure – there’s a handy indicator...
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Libra Isn’t a Cryptocurrency. It’s a Glimpse of a New Asset Class

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in...
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Rising Institutional Investment Setting Pace For Future Crypto Growth


Financial institutions have begun to enter crypto with a quickening pace, setting the tone for the remainder of 2019 and 2020. What makes these years different from ones prior is the...
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XRP Was Worst Performing Top-10 Crypto in H1 – But BNB Shone


The first half of 2019 brought goods times for cryptos in general, and particularly Binance coin. XRP, though, eked out relatively meager gains. The third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization closed...
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Arrington-backed Crypto Loans Firm to Accept Telegram’s Token as Collateral

Crypto loans firm Nexo says it will accept the gram ICO token from Telegram as collateral. Trouble is, the tokens may not be available for some time. Nexo said that, once...
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Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network


The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add support for bitcoin’s lightning network. Electrum’s founder Thomas Voegtlin told CoinDesk from the BIP001 blockchain event in Odessa, Ukraine, that work on the...
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Bitcoin Price Drops 5% But Rebound Likely, Charts Suggest



View BTC has fallen more than $1,000 in the last 24 hours, establishing a bearish lower high at $12,061.A high-volume break above $12,061 is thus needed to revive the bullish view...
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Venezuela’s Maduro Orders Top Bank to Make Petro Available to Public

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered one of the nation’s largest banks to allow customers to access to his controversial cryptocurrency, the petro. The Venezuelan Ministry of Finance tweeted the news...
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Bank of Japan: Adopting Central Bank Crypto Would Mean Dropping Cash

An official at the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has ruled out the use of central bank digital currencies because to do so may require the country to abandon cash. According to...
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Dogecoin Price Surges 37% Following Binance Listing Announcement



The price of the popular dogecoin cryptocurrency is surging after the announcement that it will soon be listed on the Binance exchange. Binance said in a support notice  that trading will open...
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Billion-Dollar Returns: The Upside of Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency

Kirk Phillips is an entrepreneur, certified public accountant (CPA) and author of “ The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide: For Entrepreneurs & Business Advisors .” Adam B. Levine is the creator of...
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Litecoin Outperforms Top-10 Cryptos Ahead of August Reward Halving


With the supply of new coins to be halved in less than five weeks, litecoin is outpacing its peers. The fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is currently trading at $123, representing 5...
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Twitter Study Finds US Posts Most on Bitcoin and Facebook’s Libra


New research has found that the U.S. leads the world in the volume of tweets referencing bitcoin and Facebook’s planned Libra cryptocurrency. Fittingly published as a Twitter thread  by crypto trading...
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Scammer Taunts Couple Who Lost Thousands in Bitcoin Fraud

An Australian couple lost over AU$20,000 (US$14,000) in a bitcoin scam, and were even taunted by the perpetrator over their losses. According to a report by the ABC, Nick and Josie...
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