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Payment Giant Wirecard Missing $2.1 B On Balance Sheet

Wirecard, a Munich-based payment giant and the issuer of Crypto.com cards, is in trouble. Fears of its financial health have sparked a dump of its stock (GER: WDI)—listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange–after Ernest Young (EY), one of the top 4 auditing firms, discovered that it had misrepresented $2.1 billion of cash on its balance

Wirecard, a Munich-based payment giant and the issuer of Crypto.com cards, is in trouble. Fears of its financial health have sparked a dump of its stock (GER: WDI)—listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange–after Ernest Young (EY), one of the top 4 auditing firms, discovered that it had misrepresented $2.1 billion of cash on its balance

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XRP
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Former CFTC Chairman Says Ripple [XRP] Is Not A Security

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

Christopher Giancarlo, the former U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has published a detailed article at the International Financial Law Review on June 17, 2020, dubbed the Cryptocurrencies and US securities laws: beyond Bitcoin and ether, claiming that XRP, the native currency of the XRPL ledger, is a utility. Just like BTC and ETH, they don’t fall under

Arcane research
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Arcane research
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Paxful Trading Volumes Exceeds LocalBitcoins’ For The First Time In History: Research

Competition in the peer-to-peer crypto trading scene is stiff. Two of the top contenders, Paxful and LocalBitcoins, are prominent features. Arcane Research, on June 17, 2020, revealed that for the first time, Paxful trading volumes have surpassed those of LocalBitcoins.  This is a remarkable feat for the P2P trading platform which has not only been consistent over

Competition in the peer-to-peer crypto trading scene is stiff. Two of the top contenders, Paxful and LocalBitcoins, are prominent features. Arcane Research, on June 17, 2020, revealed that for the first time, Paxful trading volumes have surpassed those of LocalBitcoins.  This is a remarkable feat for the P2P trading platform which has not only been consistent over

Bitcoin News
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin ETF: VanEck Releases A Thematic ETF For Esport Investing

Esport is the new cool. Taking advantage of the buzz around Blockchain and ordinary video gaming, VanEck Europe has announced a thematic ETF for video games and eSport, a sub-sector which the firm says has potential with a projected multi-billion valuation in years to come.  VanEck Europe Announces Thematic ETF VanEck is a global investment

Esport is the new cool. Taking advantage of the buzz around Blockchain and ordinary video gaming, VanEck Europe has announced a thematic ETF for video games and eSport, a sub-sector which the firm says has potential with a projected multi-billion valuation in years to come.  VanEck Europe Announces Thematic ETF VanEck is a global investment

FED Money Printing Bitcoin is Superior
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FED Money Printing Bitcoin is Superior
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US FED To Purchase Corporate Bonds At 3.5X That Of Bitcoin Market Cap

The U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) is getting more aggressive in its interventionist measures. CNBC, on June 15, 2020, reported that the central bank will foray into corporate credit as the program buys $750 billion worth of debt from stressed BBB- or /Baa3-rated companies at any other time. This is almost 3.5X of Bitcoin’s market cap, adding functions

The U.S. Federal Reserve (FED) is getting more aggressive in its interventionist measures. CNBC, on June 15, 2020, reported that the central bank will foray into corporate credit as the program buys $750 billion worth of debt from stressed BBB- or /Baa3-rated companies at any other time. This is almost 3.5X of Bitcoin’s market cap, adding functions

BTC
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BTC
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As Bitcoin Prices Plunged To $9k, $32 Million Worth Of BTC Withdrawn From Exchanges

The price of Bitcoin is influenced by many variables. There is the demand side, regulations, and the effect of miners. Earlier today, as Bitcoin prices slid to below $9,000, a whopping 3,486 coins (over $32 million) were moved from different cryptocurrency exchanges.  Coinbase Received 987 BTC In the Last 24 Hrs This is according to data

The price of Bitcoin is influenced by many variables. There is the demand side, regulations, and the effect of miners. Earlier today, as Bitcoin prices slid to below $9,000, a whopping 3,486 coins (over $32 million) were moved from different cryptocurrency exchanges.  Coinbase Received 987 BTC In the Last 24 Hrs This is according to data

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ripple
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Ripple’s xCurrent Saves Up-to $400 B/Year For Saudi Arabia’s Monetary Authority

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Monetary Authority (SAMA) has drastically cut down on costs, saving up to $400 billion a year following its decision to upgrade and modernize its payments system. The decision saw SAMA rope in Ripple and incorporated one of its three main solutions, the xCurrent, as a way of easing transactions between

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Monetary Authority (SAMA) has drastically cut down on costs, saving up to $400 billion a year following its decision to upgrade and modernize its payments system. The decision saw SAMA rope in Ripple and incorporated one of its three main solutions, the xCurrent, as a way of easing transactions between

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Hack Twitter
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Chainalysis To Analyze Recent Ethereum (ETH) Transactions With Over $3.3 M In Fees

How about a $2,650,859.80 fee to send $86,964.50? It seems absurd but this sometimes happens. And there are many cases especially in the crypto realms where a user “mistakenly” pays a premium to send minuscule amounts. But this time around, things are a little bit different, even startling. Is This A Hack? First went the

How about a $2,650,859.80 fee to send $86,964.50? It seems absurd but this sometimes happens. And there are many cases especially in the crypto realms where a user “mistakenly” pays a premium to send minuscule amounts. But this time around, things are a little bit different, even startling. Is This A Hack? First went the

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Binance Launches Quarterly Bitcoin Futures Settled in BTC, What To Expect?

Binance Holding Limited, the company behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, has launched its quarterly settled Bitcoin Futures contracts with a fixed expiration and settlement date. The exchange continues to add to its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives products less than a year after launching its Bitcoin perpetual trading platform. This announcement was made

Binance Holding Limited, the company behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, has launched its quarterly settled Bitcoin Futures contracts with a fixed expiration and settlement date. The exchange continues to add to its suite of cryptocurrency derivatives products less than a year after launching its Bitcoin perpetual trading platform. This announcement was made

Cryptocurrency Mining
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Cryptocurrency Mining
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Bitcoin Miners Bank Cards Frozen By Chinese Authorities In Sichuan

There are fears of “bulk bank cards freezing” that has affected the operation of Bitcoin and crypto miners in the Chinese province of Sichuan according to local media reports. Reports show that several crypto mining and OTC operators’ bank cards were frozen. On follow up they were asked to conclusively verify that their sources of funds

There are fears of “bulk bank cards freezing” that has affected the operation of Bitcoin and crypto miners in the Chinese province of Sichuan according to local media reports. Reports show that several crypto mining and OTC operators’ bank cards were frozen. On follow up they were asked to conclusively verify that their sources of funds

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BTC
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What Are Odds Of Bitcoin Surpassing $20k By Year End?

There is a 7.6 percent chance that the Bitcoin (BTC) price will soar above $20,000 and print new all-time high by the end of the year. This is according to Deribit, a Bitcoin derivatives trading platform and a leader in the BTC options market, which derived its view after analyzing bets placed on the Bitcoin

There is a 7.6 percent chance that the Bitcoin (BTC) price will soar above $20,000 and print new all-time high by the end of the year. This is according to Deribit, a Bitcoin derivatives trading platform and a leader in the BTC options market, which derived its view after analyzing bets placed on the Bitcoin

South Korea
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South Korea
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Bank Of Korea Prioritizing Blockchain And CBDCs In Their 10-Year Plan

The central bank of South Korea, Bank of Korea (BOK), has announced its mid-to-long-term development strategy titled, the BOK 2030, to “respond more quickly to digital changes and internal and external financial and economic environments.”  Bank Of Korea Working On Plan 2030 The transformative plan highlights the goals and tasks of the central bank in the

The central bank of South Korea, Bank of Korea (BOK), has announced its mid-to-long-term development strategy titled, the BOK 2030, to “respond more quickly to digital changes and internal and external financial and economic environments.”  Bank Of Korea Working On Plan 2030 The transformative plan highlights the goals and tasks of the central bank in the

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Compound, Ethereum ETH
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Ethereum (ETH) Locked By DeFi dApps Moves Past $1 B Mark

The amount of ETH locked by open finance, DeFi, dApps now exceeds the $1 billion mark according to streams from DeFi Pulse, a site that tracks the performance of financial dApps. A milestone for the emerging trustless finance sub-sector and most importantly Ethereum, from where most DeFi dapps are launched from. DeFi and ETH Price:

The amount of ETH locked by open finance, DeFi, dApps now exceeds the $1 billion mark according to streams from DeFi Pulse, a site that tracks the performance of financial dApps. A milestone for the emerging trustless finance sub-sector and most importantly Ethereum, from where most DeFi dapps are launched from. DeFi and ETH Price:

IOTA DLT
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IOTA DLT
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Good News For IOTA Hodlers, Hornet 4.0 IOTA’s Lightweight Node To Launch In Early June

The release of IOTA’s lightweight node is expected to be out as early as next week. Dubbed the Hornet, the team said the new version (whose implementation is in Go—a programming language) will be easy to install, manage, and run. Most importantly, it will make the network more performant as it requires less resources and

The release of IOTA’s lightweight node is expected to be out as early as next week. Dubbed the Hornet, the team said the new version (whose implementation is in Go—a programming language) will be easy to install, manage, and run. Most importantly, it will make the network more performant as it requires less resources and

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bitcoin
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“Not A Viable Investment Rationale” Goldman Sachs On Cryptocurrencies And Bitcoin

Hedge funds may find cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin appealing because of their high volatility but that doesn’t constitute a viable investment rationale. This is what a Goldman Sachs official concluded during a client-facing call on May 27, 2020 effectively dismissing digital currencies as a worthwhile and emerging class that deserves to be considered. Following their conclusion, Bitcoin

Hedge funds may find cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin appealing because of their high volatility but that doesn’t constitute a viable investment rationale. This is what a Goldman Sachs official concluded during a client-facing call on May 27, 2020 effectively dismissing digital currencies as a worthwhile and emerging class that deserves to be considered. Following their conclusion, Bitcoin

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bitcoin
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After Goldman Sachs, a Swiss Securities Firm Invests to Draw Institutional Grade Investors to Bitcoin

The operator of the Swiss securities exchange, the SIX group, is leading a $14 million Series A funding for a 12 percent stake in Omniex, a San Francisco-based provider of trading infrastructure suitable for institutional grade investors. Although this will be the second time the group is announcing their interest in Omniex, this time other

The operator of the Swiss securities exchange, the SIX group, is leading a $14 million Series A funding for a 12 percent stake in Omniex, a San Francisco-based provider of trading infrastructure suitable for institutional grade investors. Although this will be the second time the group is announcing their interest in Omniex, this time other

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goldman sachs
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Breaking: Goldman Sachs Includes Bitcoin Alongside Gold In Client Call

Goldman Sachs may be re-examining their view of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Today, May 27, 2020, the multi-billion dollar Wall Street investment bank will hold a client call with a view of discussing how the current monetary policies affects gold, inflation, and Bitcoin. Although not explicit, this conference call could be an opportunity for the bank’s

Goldman Sachs may be re-examining their view of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Today, May 27, 2020, the multi-billion dollar Wall Street investment bank will hold a client call with a view of discussing how the current monetary policies affects gold, inflation, and Bitcoin. Although not explicit, this conference call could be an opportunity for the bank’s

ETH Price Analysis
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ETH Price Analysis
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Is Ethereum (ETH) Undervalued With Serenity And Eth 2.0 Still Not Priced In?

The price impact of Serenity and ETH 2.0 stands to be way bigger than what Bitcoin halving would have had on BTC and altcoin prices. This is the analysis of one Ethereum supporter and a complementing observation to others who strongly believe that ETH is currently undervalued. Thing is, it is hard to judge an

The price impact of Serenity and ETH 2.0 stands to be way bigger than what Bitcoin halving would have had on BTC and altcoin prices. This is the analysis of one Ethereum supporter and a complementing observation to others who strongly believe that ETH is currently undervalued. Thing is, it is hard to judge an

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Bitcoin BTC mining
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All Eyes Turn To Bitcoin Bulls As Miner Revenue From Bitcoin Transaction Fees Falls to Normal Levels

A report from GlassNode, an analytics platform, shows that revenue drawn from transaction fees for Bitcoin miners is back to normal levels. In the Bitcoin network, miners play a critical role of not only securing the network but by confirmation transactions and batching them out in blocks roughly every 10 minutes. This rhythmic pulse and

A report from GlassNode, an analytics platform, shows that revenue drawn from transaction fees for Bitcoin miners is back to normal levels. In the Bitcoin network, miners play a critical role of not only securing the network but by confirmation transactions and batching them out in blocks roughly every 10 minutes. This rhythmic pulse and

China Blockchain Fund
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China Blockchain Fund
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Is China In Process Of Creating A Specialized Blockchain Fund?

A proposal for the creation of a specialized blockchain fund has been forwarded by Jieqing Tan to the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China. The NPC is the strongest legislative body in the country and should the proposal be accepted, it will spell good news to the blockchain industry in the country. It should be

A proposal for the creation of a specialized blockchain fund has been forwarded by Jieqing Tan to the National People’s Congress (NPC) of China. The NPC is the strongest legislative body in the country and should the proposal be accepted, it will spell good news to the blockchain industry in the country. It should be