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Robinhood Crypto Coming to New York

Trading application Robinhood announced yesterday that it had secured a money transmitter license in New York. It has also received a BitLicense, a virtual currency license. With Robinhood Crypto, you can invest in seven cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and Ethereum, commission-free. Already operating in over 30 states, the new licenses enable Robinhood Crypto offer its apps […]

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UK’s FCA Opens Consultation on Cryptoassets Guidance

Yesterday the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have opened consultation for their policy document “Guidance on Cryptoassets“. They are seeking feedback from the public regarding how cryptoassets should be regulated in the UK. The consultation period is open until 5th April 2019, and the final policy statement due this summer. Guidance on Cryptoassets seeks to […]

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U.S. Government Shutdown Leading to Possible Automatic ETF Approval

Trumps Shutdown of the United States Government has, amongst all the chaos, provided Bitcoin (BTC) an opportunity to gain ETF approval by the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC). According to Bitcoin.com, the U.S. SEC is due to make a decision on the Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin (BTC) ETF next month, and, the deadline cannot be further […]

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Crypto Weekly #3, 2019: Our Top Picks

bitfudge news highlights from the past week. Good blockchain adoption and development in the corporate world, and, unfortunately more hacks. Take a read here: Cryptopia Hack: At Least $3.6 Million Lost IBM and Ford Pilot Blockchain for Cobalt Supply Chain HSBC settled $250B of Forex Trades with Blockchain in 2018 Bakkt Acquires Assets from Futures […]

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Overstock’s Blockchain Tzero is Looking to Launch Next Week, Jan 2019

Overstock, known to many as an online retailer, is ready to launch its own blockchain security token called Tzero (t0), next week. Tzero (t0) is a platform that integrates cryptographically secure distributed ledgers with existing market processes. It reduces costs and increases transparency to efficiently trade, issue and settle digital securities. Overstock’s CEO, Patrick Byrne, spoke […]

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CBOE Bitcoin Jan19 Futures Expire at Lowest level @ $3591.3 XBT/F9

Bitcoin (XBT) futures on the Chicago Board Option Exchange (CBOE), expired on the 16th January 2019 at its lowest level, since inception on the 10th December 2017. Trading under ticker XBT/F9 on the CBOE, the final settlement price was $3,591.30. This comes to no surprise with the current trend of backwardation the decentralised asset is […]

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Chevron, Reliance Industries and Total Adopt Blockchain Vakt

Cheveron, Reliance Industries and Total are the latest companies to join blockchain Vakt. Vakt is a London based blockchain company, formed in 2017. It is a consortium that includes energy tycoons, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Equinor, Mercuria and many more. VAKT’s vision is to digitise the commodities trading industry, by creating a secure, trusted ecosystem. In […]

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HSBC settled $250B of Forex Trades with Blockchain in 2018

An article by Reuters reports that HSBC used blockchain technology to settle $250 billion USD worth of forex trades in 2018. Last year, HSBC made over 150,000 payments and settled over 3 million forex trades using its enterprise blockchain. HSBC states that blockchains are helping them remove external dependencies, reduce latency and improve processes. In […]

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Bakkt Acquires Assets from Futures Merchant RCG

While the launch of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt has been delayed, they are not standing still. In a first, Bakkt, have acquired assets in futures commission merchant Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG). Announced on Medium, by Bakkt’s CEO Kelly Loeffler, the move is significant as they are potentially looking to become […]

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Crypto Weekly #2, 2019: Our Top Picks

bitfudge news highlights from the past week: Featured Article: 2018: the FUD Before the Fudge CoinFLEX: First Crypto Futures with Physical Delivery Announced Ethereum Classic Under 51% Attack, Possible Double Spends of $1.1M ShapeShift Lays Off Third Of Staff Bitwise Files Another ETF Application with the SEC Bitmain Owners Jihan Wu and Ketuan Zhan Step […]

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Zcash Now Available OTC @ Galaxy Digital

ZCash (ZEC) has announced that Galaxy Digital, is now offering the privacy-protecting digital currency Zcash (ZEC), for trading over the counter (OTC). Galaxy Digital was founded by ex Goldman Sachs executive Mike Novogratz in 2018. Galaxy Digital is a merchant bank that is dedicated to the digital assets and blockchain technology industry. The global head of […]

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Bitwise Files Another ETF Application with the SEC

The San Francisco asset management firm Bitwise, has submitted another application to the Security Exchange Commission (SEC), for a Bitcoin (BTC) Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). The Bitwise Asset Management Bitcoin (BTC) ETF would track its own Bitcoin (BTC) Total Return Index, which would capture the total value of an investment in the decentralised asset, including […]

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2018: the FUD Before the Fudge

2018 was a roller coaster year for cryptoasset holders, investors and enthusiasts alike. The year saw exuberant highs of both prices and emotions, to bear market conditions and 70%+ losses across the board. If 2017 was the ride up to the moon, 2018 was certainly the ride down to reality. Despite this, many continued to […]

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Poland to Lower Crypto Tax rate to 19%

This year tax authorities in Poland will start to treat crypto trades similarly to revenues derived from the equity market, and, with a lower tax rate of 19%. Cryptonews reported that MSZTax, a Polish Tax advisory firm, stated: ..the [applicable] tax rate will be lowered from 32% to 19% for those investors whose revenues will […]

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