Learning Forex Strategies – An Introduction to Forex Trading

Most people are aware of the fact that it is possible to earn from home with forex trading but most of them fail to make the plunge. Therefore, it is a good idea to provide them with an introduction to forex trading. Fx is a buying and selling business though there are no commodities are […]

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CFTC Publishes New Advisory to Clarify Crypto Futures Trading

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) — the United States’ top-ranking derivatives regulator — has published an advisory providing further guidance to both clearinghouses and exchanges seeking to list cryptocurrencies on their platforms. The cryptocurrency space has been riddled with concerns about the vetting process for contracts, like bitcoin futures, and the CFTC is looking […]

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Japan’s Largest Bank to Run Blockchain Payments Network by Early 2020

Blockchain technology is making inroads in the financial sector. Banks are experimenting with this technology for various purposes. Japan’s biggest bank is ready to take things to the next level. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group – or MUFG – is partnering with Akamai to handle up to 1 million transactions per second. MUFG has a Bold […]

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Bank of England Issues Working Paper on Central Bank Digital Currencies

On May 18, the Bank of England released a staff working paper, laying out various scenarios of possible risks and financial stability issues of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The paper constructs three models of CBDC depending on the sectors that have access to CBDC, from a narrow CBDC where access is limited to banks […]

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Op Ed: Facebook Is Moving Into Blockchain: How Might This Play Out?

Historically, Facebook has done a great job of staying on the cusp of technological advancement through investing heavily in new technologies and smart acquisitions. From WhatsApp to Oculus, the company has used its bulging bank balances to stay one step ahead of consumer trends by snapping up tech and talent. And, after last week’s internal […]

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Tom Lee Owns his Bad Consensus Bitcoin Prediction

Much has been written about what went wrong at last weeks Consensus 2018. Why despite the massive increase in attendance the energy surrounding the conference felt so muffled and ultimately why it failed to provide the market bump that analysists and pundits predicted. Crypto Bull Tom Lee Owns His Bad Prediction In hindsight, some of the […]

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Tether Mints $250 Mln of New USDT Tokens, Rekindles Controversy

The controversial stablecoin Tether generated $250 million worth of new USDT tokens on May 18, according to Omni Explorer. Tether is the company that issues the so-called stablecoins USDT, which it claims are backed at 1:1 ratio by US dollars. Tether has been criticized for its lack of transparency after it broke ties with auditing […]

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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Blockchain’s Big Gathering

This week’s news was dominated by stories out of Blockchain Week and the Consensus 2018 conference held in New York City. There was free beer served from an ID-validating dispenser, Warren Buffet was criticized for his “rat poison” view of cryptocurrency, and there were plenty of business announcements, including news from eToro, Netki, Bitmain and […]

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Pacific Island to Establish its Own Government and Cryptocurrency With 300 Households

The government of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the South Pacific, is supporting a pilot program aiming to develop an off-shore housing that uses its own currency and operates outside of government regulations. The project is funded by a company called Blue Frontiers, which is planning to launch an initial coin offering […]

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Steve Wozniak Compares Ethereum to Apple at Vienna Conference

At the WeAreDevelopers tech conference in Vienna, Steve “Woz” Wozniak compared Ethereum’s platform with Apple and said it could become just as influential, Forbes reported May 18. While delivering his speech at the conference, Wozniak was enthusiastic about Ethereum (ETH), describing it as a platform similar to Apple’s. He said that in the long-term Ethereum […]

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