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Roger Ver is among the most polarizing characters in the crypto industry. He often goes against the grain, even if it earns him notoriety. Such is the case with recent comments made by Ver, defending San Francisco-based Coinbase in the face of the ongoing #DeleteCoinbase boycott. Few people have done more to further the adoption…
The Bank of England denied a bid by Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s dictatorial ruler, to withdraw $1.2 billion worth of Gold, reported Bloomberg. The move came after top US officials requested their UK counterparts to disconnect the Maduro’s regime from its assets abroad. The UK accepted the request as it, and many other countries, joined the US’…
As the crypto industry grows, its increased use by both innocent cryptocurrency investors and malicious cyber criminals does as well. This has prompted government agencies and financial market regulators to take a deeper look at crypto transactions in order to track down potential criminal behavior in hopes of finding evidence that will lead to successful…
Crypto exchange Kraken has launched margin trading options for two of the top digital currencies by market capitalization, Bitcoin Cash and XRP. High Risk Margin Trading Expanded at Kraken Margin trading allows users to leverage their accounts with funds they do not actually possess. This can lead to far greater profits but and also greatly…
Amid a multi-month bear market in crypto land, this industry’s leading startups have still shot for the stars. Case in point, leaked documents indicate that a distinguished crypto exchange, Kraken, is seeking to be valued at a jaw-dropping sum, which may place the platform among the ranks of Earth’s foremost startups. While the firm’s appetite…
Tezos (XTZ) surged 15% over the past 24 hours amidst a general cryptocurrency market recovery and its recent listing on Kraken. The cryptocurrency has been one of worst affected by the market crash, falling over 90% since its one year high it reached in December. Despite being one of the worst major altcoins affected by…
Markets have receded a little from the spike; Tezos, Bytecoin and Icon still climbing. Yesterday’s big bounce has been sustained today and markets are holding their gains at the moment. The rally added over $20 billion into crypto markets initially however a pullback has seen levels drop a little. Total market capitalization is currently over…
A recent statement from an NYU professor brought yet another troublesome aspect of US crypto regulation to the attention of the public. This time, it is a rivalry between different regulators, with all of them wishing to establish dominance. US Regulators Competing for Turf The US is under a lot of pressure when it comes…