Bitcoin Proxy Shares Rise Following Launch of CBOE Futures Contract

22:00 12/12/2017

Equities with indirect exposure to bitcoin have been on a tear as of late, as the cryptocurrency euphoria spread beyond the digital asset class to include some notable players on Wall Street.

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Companies are Lining Up to Launch Bitcoin ETF, According to SEC

22:15 11/12/2017

Two companies have stepped forward with applications to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to a recent report from CCN. The renewed push toward ETFs comes as more institutional inves

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"Buy Bitcoin" Is Lighting Up Google as Cryptocurrency Outshines Gold

02:51 07/12/2017

The Google search engine has been turning up a lot of bitcoin as of late, a sign of growing interest in the cryptocurrency. In fact, searches for how to buy bitcoin have far outpaced similar searches about gold, according to a recent report.

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Global Cryptocurrency Market Now Worth More Than J.P. Morgan

22:00 06/12/2017

The cryptocurrency market notched new all-time highs Wednesday, overtaking America’s largest bank in the process.

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CBOE to Launch Bitcoin Futures Sunday, Leapfrogging CME Group

02:15 05/12/2017

The CBOE Futures Exchange will begin offering bitcoin futures beginning 6:00 p.m. ET Sunday, a clear sign that the race for cryptocurrency dominance is heating up.

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Europe Accounts for Nearly Half of All ICO Funding, Study Finds

21:52 30/11/2017

When evaluated on the basis of initial coin offerings (ICOs), Europe is crypto central. The continent has attracted nearly half of the total ICO funding of the last three years, a sign that the region remains a favorable stomping ground for the fast-growi

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The Marijuana Index Is Up 54% This Month

05:00 28/11/2017

Investors are getting high off marijuana stocks in anticipation of full legalization in Canada and several U.S. states. The marijuana investment universe lends itself well to cryptocurrency traders who have grown accustomed to volatility and surging marke

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Likelihood of a U.S. Stock Market Correction Grows to 70%: Vanguard

00:32 28/11/2017

The likelihood of a large-scale correction in U.S. stocks is on the rise, according to researchers at Vanguard Group. While there is always risk of a correction on Wall Street, the risk is running much higher than normal following 12 months of record-sett

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Tether Theft Leaves $31 Million Exposed in Latest Crypto Heist

01:43 23/11/2017

Controversy swept through the cryptocurrency market this week after Tether announced a significant hacking event. The startup company issued a statement on Tuesday, where it blamed malicious actors for compromising its Treasury account. More than 24 hours

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ICO Funding Spikes to $2.8 Billion 2017: Funderbeam

02:15 22/11/2017

The market for initial coin offerings (ICOs) has skyrocketed this year, as token sales became the preferred method of raising capital for the bustling startup community. Now, a new research study by Funderbeam has quantified just how quickly the market ha

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Confido ICO Has Vanished With $374,000 of Investor Funds

00:55 21/11/2017

Ethereum-based startup Confido has seemingly vanished after raising $374,000 USD from investors over a three-day token sale earlier this month. Now, investors are wondering if they’ve been duped or simply let the ICO craze blind their judgment to a

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A New Marijuana ETF Is Coming to the New York Stock Exchange

19:38 19/11/2017

For the first time ever, an exchange traded fund (ETF) with exposure to the marijuana industry has received approval to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The new ETF will provide investors with a simple way to access a burgeoning cannabis industry

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Segwit2x: The Hard Fork That Failed to Activate

06:30 18/11/2017

After a tumultuous two weeks, Segwit2x appears to be more like a distant memory. Industry sources have uncovered that as many as 150 nodes running the algorithm have stopped accepting transaction blocks. Although it’s impossible to declare a project

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Bitcoin Investors Are Extremely Bullish on Their Prospects

03:02 17/11/2017

Very few investment communities are as confident about their long-term prospects as the backers of bitcoin, according to a recent survey conducted by LendEDU. Whether buying the dip, holding for long-term gains or cost-averaging each month, bitcoin invest

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Bitcoin Mining Is Still Happening in China

02:30 16/11/2017

Contrary to belief, China has not banned bitcoin mining, according to a local power provider that came forward this week.

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