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Nasdaq to Add Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices to Global Data Service

Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is adding indices for bitcoin and ethereum to its global data service later this month. The company announced Monday that it has partnered with New Zealand-based blockchain data and research firm Brave New Coin to offer

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies.

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies. Tangem describes its crypto storage product as a “smart banknote for digital assets.” Designed to

Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for Whales in Europe and Asia

Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching cross-border wire transfers for institutional clients in Asia, the U.K. and Europe. Coinbase said in an announcement Tuesday that, for clients in countries where fiat payments rails aren’t yet available, the firm

The Thailand Stock Exchange officially enters Bitcoin business

The Thailand Stock Exchange is preparing to apply to the Ministry of Finance for the cryptocurrency trade license. The long-term goal of the exchange is to create its own crypto exchange. With recent moves, Thailand has become

The ratio of long-to-short positions placed on bitcoin (BTC) has reached its highest level in over five months on cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.

The ratio of long-to-short positions placed on bitcoin (BTC) has reached its highest level in over five months on cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. At press time, the BTC long positions placed on the exchange total 33,750 units, worth

The Case for a 2020 Bitcoin Bull Run

Christopher Brookins is the founder of Pugilist Ventures, a quantitative crypto fund founded out of Carnegie Mellon. ———————————————————————————————— Since the end of 2018, price action has been demonstrably negative, which surprised many expecting the end of Q4

€2 850 000 000 000 (two trillion eight hundred fifty billion!) has been printed out since 2015 by European central bank in order to help sustain EU economy.

Think about it for a moment. ​ ​ Sources: https://www.ft.com/content/22ae8d96-b58f-3e38-8a64-2e051575e2e2 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-06-07/draghi-fires-starting-gun-on-corporate-bond-purchases-in-europe https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ecb-policy/ecb-policymakers-talk-life-after-qe-as-economy-expands-idUSKBN1ED1IT

JUST IN:U.S.-based venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 million in OpenNode, a bitcoin-only payments processing startup.

Tim Draper Invests $1.25 Million in Bitcoin Payments Processor OpenNode   U.S.-based venture capitalist Tim Draper has invested $1.25 million in OpenNode, a bitcoin-only payments processing startup. Announcing the seed round on Tuesday, OpenNode told CoinDesk that the raised

Bitcoin Price Jumps 10% on Anniversary of All-Time High

Bitcoin (BTC) could be in for a stronger recovery rally ahead of New Year as the recent major sell-off looks to be fading. The leading cryptocurrency by market value had been trading near $3,200 early yesterday, representing

An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy.

An Iranian official has said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy. “This is possible with empowering the infrastructure of the blockchain technology with the help of government and private sector,” said Alireza