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Ethereum will Hold Apple and Tesla Stock Next Week

A digital exchange opening next week allows investors to trade in major public companies using digital currency on Ethereum. DX.Exchange is a first of its kind in the cryptocurrency space. The exchange allows trades to occur even when the markets are closed. Stocks Held on the Ethereum Blockchain DX.Exchange will …

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The Map Is Not the Territory: Rethinking Crypto as an Asset Class

Sid Kalla, CFA and Bradley Miles are co-founders of Roll, an open standard for social money on the ethereum blockchain. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Over long time periods, bitcoin’s returns have been uncorrelated to the stock, bond or commodity markets. Even though bitcoin …

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Crypto-Lenders Are Winning The Bear Market By Playing Both Sides

 Crypto lending has taken off despite the extended bear market of 2018, as these businesses took advantage by catering to both sides of the trade. Crypto Lenders Playing Both Sides of the Field During the extended bear market of 2018, as layoffs soared, and fortunes hemorrhaged, lenders were rubbing their hands …

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Nasdaq-Powered Exchange to Launch EU-Regulated Tokenized Stock Trading

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Estonian digital trading platform DX Exchange will begin offering tokenized stocks on the Ethereum blockchain next week, the company confirmed in a press release Jan. 3. DX, which will reportedly be the first exchange to offer such trading in a fully regulated environment in the European Union, will use Nasdaq’s …

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Corporate and Government Blockchain Use

In the past few years, the public perception of blockchain has shifted from being an esoteric, little-understood technology to nothing short of a revolution that may define the future of the internet. We have been seeing massive venture capital being pumped into blockchain startups for a while now and blockchain …

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New York Forms Blockchain Study Task Force, Hints at BitLicense Update

New York State is officially launching a cryptocurrency task force aimed at helping the state understand cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill last month creating the task force to study cryptocurrencies, other forms of digital currency and blockchain technology, according to a press release issued …

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4 Key Bitcoin Dates to Watch For in 2019

With 2018 finally over, the focus now is on what lies ahead for Bitcoin in 2019 after a year-long bear market. Mark your calendars and keep a watch for these events that could have a massive impact on Bitcoin price this year.  2019: The Year Wall Street Embraces Bitcoin? Throughout …

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HitBTC Account Freezes in Spotlight as Trace Mayer, John McAfee Claim Foul Play

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Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC has yet to respond to accusations it deliberately froze account withdrawals on Jan. 1, days prior to entrepreneur Trace Mayer’s Proof of Keys event. In a series of tweets, Mayer joined names such as crypto advocate John McAfee in voicing concern and even suspicion about HitBTC after …

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Inside the SEC, Hester Peirce is Fighting for a Blockchain Future

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– “It’s always time for a change.” Unexpected words from a regulator, but then again, Hester Peirce, one of the five commissioners at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), isn’t an average regulator. When she speaks of the disruptive role of cryptocurrencies, her words could pass for those of …

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Bluewallet Lets You Send Bitcoin Lightning Payments from Your iPhone

Bluewallet appears to be setting the bar for the next generation of Bitcoin wallets. Available for both Android and iOS, it is the first to integrate the Lightning Network (LN) for super-quick and “unfairly cheap” transactions. First Bitcoin Lightning Wallet on iOS It should be mentioned that this review is …

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