According to a recent report, the cryptocurrency custodian Xapo is getting ready to become a “fully-fledged” bank in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The region located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula…

According to a recent report, the cryptocurrency custodian Xapo is getting ready to become a “fully-fledged” bank in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The region located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula…

Investors are increasingly seeking exposure to bitcoin following the recent months-long price rally. Bitcoin exchange-traded products are seeing record trading volumes. Meanwhile, more big banks are reportedly trying to get into the crypto space, including…

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a…

A Short Introduction To What Influences Money Supply In The Modern Economy It’s undeniable  —  the world runs on money. This thought is ingrained in all of us and we all understand it deeply. This…

01/Nov/2008: A pseudonym of unknown nationality sent an email carrying word of Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer, electronic cash system with no trusted third party. The New York Times 02/Dec/2008: “U.S. Recession began last December, economists say” …

Policy Division Financial Crimes Enforcement Network P.O. Box 39 Vienna, VA 22183 FinCEN Docket No. FINCEN-2020-0020, RIN 1506-AB47 January 4, 2020 Dear Sir or Madam, The proposed regulations on currency transaction reports and record-keeping seem…

In January this year, the world watched in horror as sky-high fires tore through 44 million hectares of Australian bushland, engulfing property, wildlife and humanity. Then, just as victims were emerging from the ashes, COVID-19…

A “stablecoin” is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold, to stabilize the price. Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum offer a number…

Top U.S. banks have racked up almost $200 billion in fines and penalties over the past 20 years from illegal activities in 395 major legal cases. Bank of America tops the list, followed by JPMorgan,…

After a crazy year with predictably strong growth in decentralized finance (DeFi) and store-of-value (SoV) crypto assets generally, things are about to get weird. Diversification is the only way to stay sane.  Crypto is set…

In 2020 we finally saw some of the nearly decade-long blockchain hype fulfilled and the legitimate building blocks of a next-generation banking system emerge.  Open finance, and specifically open lending, has exploded to well over…

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is often characterized as a movement that could unseat traditional banks once and for all — eliminating intermediaries and giving consumers levels of freedom and choice that they’re probably unaccustomed to. But…

This week the U.S. Federal Reserve met for two days at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and detailed that it would keep short-term borrowing rates at near zero. Meanwhile, the Fed also stated that…

Listen To This Episode: The dynamic duo of “Fed Watch” is back in another episode. This time, Christian Keroles and I walk through policy updates from the three major central banks of the world, the…

Bitcoin has pierced above the $20,000 level for the first time in history. The flagship cryptocurrency logged a surprising upside rally in the pre-market New York trading session Wednesday, hitting an all-time high of $20,822…

Bitcoin prices edged higher on Wednesday as traders pinned hopes on the ongoing stimulus talks and fresh guidance from the Federal Reserve. The flagship cryptocurrency rose up to 2.18 percent to $19,866, its best level…

The cofounder of the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, ethereum, warned about crypto wallet vulnerabilities, claiming the tools are not ready for widespread adoption and encouraged to open more discussions on security matters. Buterin Calls for More…

German private bank Hauck & Aufhäuser says it will launch a crypto investment fund in January next year, allowing institutional and semi-institutional investors to invest in digital assets including, bitcoin, ether, and stellar. ● According…

Dan Tapiero, the co-founder of 10T Holdings, said weak hands have been shaken out in the gold market. This raises the probability of a gold rally in the near term, especially as it comes off…

  2020 was a big year of change for the fintech industry. Before the pandemic struck the globe, fintech companies around the world entered the new year with expectations that were shattered within months. Many…

Bitcoin’s long-term bullish outlook may have received further support from investors’ latest bet on the long-dated Treasury notes. The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that investors believe that the Federal Reserve will start buying…

Bitcoin fell Thursday as a plethora of negative fundamentals catalyzed selling sentiments across the entire cryptocurrency market. #1 Overbought The BTC/USD exchange rate was trading at $16,200 during the early morning session in London, down…

A billion-dollar Australian investment management firm has gotten into bitcoin, citing that the cryptocurrency is superior to gold. Many of the firm’s clients have been asking about investing in bitcoin. “We have been positioning in…

Bitcoin rose Wednesday, right ahead of the release of the Federal Open Market Committee’s minutes from their November meeting. The benchmark cryptocurrency climbed 0.13 percent to $19,198, with its rally slowing down as traders weighted…

News in September 2020 that Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission had pushed through landmark rules to treat crypto assets as securities herald the start of a fascinating period for the fintech sector on the continent…

During the course of the week digital currency markets have seen colossal gains and one crypto asset, in particular, XRP, has jumped significantly in value over the last seven days. The distributed ledger token XRP…

Nine months ago, in a Denver convention center, a booth sat empty. Littered with token stickers, the table was supposed to hold the physical representatives of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol bZx. It remained empty, however,…

Bitcoin Bull Michael Novogratz’s company, Galaxy Digital, has acquired two cryptocurrency firms in preparation to meet a “bigger wave of institutional demand” for bitcoin. Big Wave of Institutional Demand for Bitcoin Incoming Galaxy Digital Holdings…

Bitcoin is often called digital gold, much to the dismay of gold bugs like Peter Schiff. Unfortunately for boomers like Schiff, millennials like his son Spencer, are increasingly opting for the cryptocurrency instead. Schiff even…

Another billionaire investor disclosed his bitcoin bags. The Silvergate Exchange Network added another exchange member. Riot Blockchain, a publicly traded bitcoin mining firm, recorded bumper revenues with plans to expand. Top shelf Billionaire’s bitcoinBillionaire U.S.…

Bitcoin is highly technically-secure as a protocol, meaning that there is only one reason why you’d ever lose your coins: human error. As with many things, people are the biggest security vulnerability in Bitcoin and,…

With record U.S. money printing failing to achieve much-needed economic stimulus, some observers now expect creation of a “digital dollar” central bank digital currency (CBDC) will not only speed payments to consumers but also spur…

Bitcoin (BTC) is starting what will be likely a hectic week for markets as the United States begins its two-month presidential transition. After Joe Biden was declared the projected winner of the U.S. presidential elections…

Thirty-nine companies have applied for registration with the Dutch central bank to provide cryptocurrency services, the regulator told news.Bitcoin.com. They include crypto exchanges and custodial wallet providers. Dutch Central Bank Begins Registering Crypto Service Providers…

The United States Federal Reserve is still unintentionally advertising Bitcoin, as Chair Jerome Powell argues for more money printing. In a tweet on Nov. 6, Tyler Winklevoss, co-founder of crypto exchange Gemini, said that Powell’s…

The United States Federal Reserve is still unintentionally advertising Bitcoin, as Chair Jerome Powell argues for more money printing. In a tweet on Nov. 6, Tyler Winklevoss, co-founder of exchange Gemini, said that Powell’s latest…

The Iranian government has adopted bitcoin for international trade as the country’s economic crisis deepens, with rising Covid-19 cases, depreciating rial, and intensifying sanctions imposed by the U.S. government. Iran’s Economic Troubles Magnified Iran is…

Historically, traditional market analysts and old school investors tend to look at Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with a wary eye, and when crypto pundits attempt to make comparisons between the two these investors say it's…

Cryptocurrency might be a perfect addition to a financial service practice, if you’re trying to grow and maintain your business. Why would I say this when we know that most advisers would never tell their…