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Coinbase COO talks about Coinbase Bundle, index funds and adding more cryptocurrency on the platform |

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During an interview conducted recently, the Chief Operating Officer and President of Coinbase, Asiff Hirji, spoke about Coinbase’s new products and the increasing interest taken by institutional investors in the field of cryptocurrencies. Speaking to Bloomberg, the Coinbase official spoke about how the Coinbase Index Fund was not a failure but was rather Plan A in a series of multiple

Japan Financial Services Agency Approves Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association as Self-Regulating Body for Cryptocurrency |

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The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced that it has approved the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) as a self-regulating body for cryptocurrency based on laws related to financial settlements. The FSA determined that the organization would be efficient in handling money laundering countermeasures and setting up rules for self-regulation. JVCEA was launched on April 23, 2018 as

Why Is This Recent Market Volatility Different? |

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The year has proven to be an exceptionally interesting time to be alive in the global capital markets that, up until the start of October, saw very strong, above average paced U.S. equity market returns. But the rest of the world was left behind as foreign developed and emerging market equities had entered correction and bear market territory before the

CEO of Largest Crypto Exchange Believes the Bitcoin Bears Are Here to Stay

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BitMEX CEO, Arthur Hayes believes bears have the stamina to keep control of the crypto market for at least 18 months longer. Hayes Forecasts Prolonged Thunderstorms Arthur Hayes, the captain at the helm of the world’s largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMEX believes bears could maintain control of the cryptocurrency market for at least another 18 months. Of course, these comments

Tax exemption on Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies could prevent Fed-created recession says ex-Congressmen |

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Ron Paul, a former Presidential candidate, and a Libertarian economist said that the taxation on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, in general, must be removed to prevent the recession that will happen due to the recent hike in interest rates by Federal Reserve. Paul agrees with President Trump calling the Federal Reserve’s hike in interest rates ‘crazy’ and it is not the

Guardian Circle’s Mark Jeffrey Featured in Alex Winter’s New Documentary TRUST MACHINE: THE STORY OF BLOCKCHAIN

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MARINA DEL REY, CA, Oct. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Circle, the first global, decentralized emergency response system, announced today its founder and CEO Mark Jeffrey is prominently featured in Alex Winter’s new feature-length documentary, TRUST MACHINE: THE STORY OF BLOCKCHAIN. The film, narrated by actress Rosario Dawson, seeks to educate mainstream audiences on all aspects of support and

Crypto Robo-Advisors Are Fueling the Rise of Long-Term Investors

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Cryptocurrency robo-advisors like New Wave Capital continue to grow despite bear markets in 2018. Some think their popularity could rope in more outsiders to invest in digital currencies for the long-term.    2018 has been a rough year for crypto prices. The ripple effects have been felt across exchanges and other major institutions within the industry. However, cryptocurrency robo-advisors like

Goldman Sachs Quietly Onboarding Clients for Bitcoin Derivatives Market |

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New York banking giant Goldman Sachs is quietly onboarding clients for its new Bitcoin derivatives product. Representatives from the firm report that despite excitement in the cryptocurrency community for the new rollout, Goldman is in no rush to push additional cryptos like Ether into market. Nevertheless, this potentially marks an important moment, as Goldman has long been considered one of

Bitcoin Turns 10! Digital Scarcity Is Its Greatest Contribution |

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At Bitcoin’s 10th birthday, we look back at one of the technology’s greatest contribution: digital scarcity. Below, is commentary from Bryan Myint, Managing Director at AngelList and NEO Global Capital-backed Republic Crypto, a crowdfunding platform that allows blockchain projects to fundraise from non-accredited investors in the U.S. jaydeep_ / Pixabay The Internet Created ‘Digital Abundance’ – Today, internet users have