How JPMorgan And Fidelity Could Leverage Blockchain To Modernize Financial Services
Etana is a custody service that operates with Tier 1 banks across the globe and holds offices in such prominent locations of the financial world as USA, Singapore, Japan, and Europe. The core model of the business is the offering of currency conversion services.
Naturally, in the day-to-day dealings for Kraken clients, this is an important need as they need to turn local fiats into currencies that can be traded on their platform. The two firms have been partnered since…
In May of 2020, bitcoin will see its next halving: the reduction of the reward for successfully mining a block. The Nakamoto white paper specifies that every 210,000 blocks, the reward for successfully mining a block is cut by half. But while these occur roughly every four years (with the estimated reward dropping to one Satoshi on or around the year 2140), the Bitcoin Halvening of 2020 is particularly momentous.
Northern Blockchain Conference comes to University of York on Feb. 22
The Northern Blockchain Group is delighted to bring you the Northern Blockchain Conference, one of the largest blockchain conference to take place in the North of the UK. Hosted at the University of York, one of the leading universities for Blockchain engagement in the UK, the conference will feature 20+ distinguished speakers from the world of finance, law, and crypto.
We’ll hear what industry leaders…
Cryptocurrency trading platform introduces SMAs for digital assets
Cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX is introducing separately managed accounts in hopes that it will help advisers manage digital assets on behalf of clients.
The SFOX SMAs enables advisers, fund managers and other financial services providers to design and administer personalized cryptocurrency trading strategies for clients and manage them from a single location. The platform also manages connections…
New Congressional Bill Seeks To Exempt Small Crypto Transactions From Taxes
A Congressional bill seeking to exempt daily crypto purchases and transactions from capital gains taxation has been returned to the US Congress.
The bill known as “The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2020,” seeks to exempt digital currency expenditures that are personal transactions from capital gains taxation. Users will not be required to report when they used their crypto assets whose…
Starting today, Coinbase supports Cosmos (ATOM) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store ATOM. ATOM will be available for customers in all Coinbase-supported regions.
In this month Forbes has published a lot of articles about cryptocurrency. What to expect? Will there be a PUMP?
Cryptocurrency Industry Debates Digital Dollar as Former Regulators Form Think Tank
Yesterday rumors circulated the internet that the US Federal Reserve will announce the creation of a digital dollar on the 16th. Although this cryptocurrency-like speculation turned out to be unfounded, they did spark some interesting takes about the impact a major global power digitizing their currency will truly have on the world.
Fintech entrepreneur Marc Fleury posted an image of US…
Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, former LabCFTC Director Daniel Gorfine and investor Charles Giancarlo want to take the dollar digital – and they're not waiting for the Federal Reserve.
The three are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to design and push for a potential U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC).
Gemini customers can now also purchase additional insurance for their segregated crypto assets.
the pending dream will continue in 2020
The Gram Token Sale on Liquid has been cancelled, and all funds previously held in escrow by Liquid have been returned to Liquid users who participated in the Gram Token Sale.
2019 has been a roller coaster ride for the entire cryptocurrency industry, to say the least. Coming out of the bear market in Q4 2018,
+ The first half of 2019 saw the rapid ascension of prices across most crypto assets. The price of BTC hit $13,796 on 26 Jun 2019, for an amazing year-to-date (YTD) performance of +259%. The overall crypto market cap achieved a high of $366B at the same time, achieving a YTD increase of +181%.
+ The second half saw a complete flip in…
Decentraland, the first ever blockchain-based virtual world, is going live to the public.
The launch includes the establishment of the Decentraland DAO, full decentralization of the world’s infrastructure (communications between users and the serving of content), and, most importantly, public access to the very best the Metaverse has to offer. From now on, no single agent will have the power to modify the rules of the software, curate LAND content, modify the economics of…
Tron [TRX] Addresses are the 3rd Most Active after Bitcoin and Ethereum
Tron, the smart contracting platform that competes with Ethereum and EOS and ranked highly by the China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), has climbed up the public addresses rankings only trailing Bitcoin and its competitor, Ethereum.
Taking to Twitter to report the good news, Misha Lederman, a staunch supporter of the Justin Sun-led platform, said there were 233k active addresses generating 1 million transactions
A myriad of options: what are the top cryptocurrencies to invest in January?
After the infamous crypto winter, the industry has finally started getting back on track in 2019. Last year witnessed the rise of many new crypto projects, offering traders a large variety of options to consider when deciding to invest in this rapidly developing field.
Today, the number of those promising digital coins is continuously increasing. Many of them may look rather attractive in terms…