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Hong Kong Crypto Traders Turn to U.S. Futures Markets

An increasing number of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency traders are reportedly turning to U.S.-based bitcoin futures. The shift away from domestic markets has been spurred by a perception that the American futures markets receive greater regulatory oversight than Hong...

U.S. Corporate Customers Barred From Bitfinex’s Margin Markets

Multiple concerned U.S. corporate customers of Bitfinex have posted on Reddit after discovering that they were unable to access the exchange’s margin trading services. Although Bitfinex has previously indicated that it would no longer allow U.S individuals to...

Senate Releases Testimonies Ahead of Crypto Hearing

A day before a landmark hearing, a day with screaming headlines about the US stock market’s historic dump, not to mention bitcoin’s 65 percent fire sale, the United States Senate released formal testimony of Chairs from the Securities...

Market Risk Advisory Committee: Bitcoin Futures Self-Certification Works

Bitcoin futures regulators met for their first Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) of the new year, and it was dedicated exclusively to cryptocurrency futures. An advisory body to the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the not-quite two-year-old...

PR: 3D-Token ICO – 3D Printing Robots’ Network Expansion Started

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Why Venezuela’s New National Cryptocurrency El Petro Will Fail

Washington and legacy media are in a tizzy about Venezuela reportedly thwarting international sanctions by way of a dreaded state-backed cryptocurrency. A closer look reveals several stumbling blocks for the Bolivarian Republic: nonexistent reserves, hyperinflation, centralization, and the...

Discover Card’s 44 Million Customers Denied Crypto

The credit card company crypto squeeze continued this week with Discover Card announcing it would not allow its customers to use their card on cryptocurrency exchanges. It’s the latest in a string of credit card purveyors to block...

The Noose Tightens? US Senate Meeting with Market Regulators Over Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin regulations may be on the way as the US Senate Banking Committee is scheduled to meet with top market regulators in February over cryptocurrency. The noose may be tightening around Bitcoin and its digital brethren in the...

United States of Bitcoin: Illinois Gives Crypto Love While Other States Hate

The United States continues to divide over the issue of cryptocurrency generally and bitcoin in particular. Idaho and Alaska issued crypto investment warnings, while Iowa’s Insurance Division cautions against the digital asset’s “high risk,” and Utah announces “scam”...