CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing of cryptocurrency derivatives. Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics CFTC Issues… Continue Reading

Openbazaar Enables Decentralized Peer-To-Peer Trading of 44 Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies can now be traded on the peer-to-peer online marketplace Openbazaar in addition to physical goods, digital goods, and services. Initially, 44 cryptocurrencies are supported but the development team plans to add more over time. There is no fee for… Continue Reading

Investment Platform Etoro Launches in the US with 10 Cryptocurrencies

Social trading platform Etoro is expanding into the US. Pre-registration has already begun. Initially, 10 cryptocurrencies will be offered, but the company plans to add more throughout the year. The company’s crypto business has boomed in recent years, with 70%… Continue Reading

Circle Raises $110Mn With Plans to Launch USD-Backed Coin

The cryptocurrency based firm Circle announced it has raised $110Mn USD in a Series E fundraising round led by the Chinese firm Bitmain Technologies. Circle now joins Coinbase as one of the most well-funded cryptocurrency companies in the U.S., and… Continue Reading

Smart Contract-Based Decentralized Exchange Dex.top Launches This Month

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the team behind a new trading platform called Dex.top — a decentralized exchange built using a smart contract. According to the Dex.top developers the exchange has no access to a user’s private key and assets… Continue Reading

Localbitcoins Updates ToS: ‘Some Situations May Require ID’

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on traders who exchanged “significant” trade volume using the peer-to-peer platform, Localbitcoins, by receiving warnings to upload their identity before they could proceed trading. Now the Localbitcoins organization has updated its terms of service agreement which comes… Continue Reading

Public Company’s ICO Paves the Way for Other Token Sales in Thailand

The first initial coin offering (ICO) by a publicly traded company in Thailand has begun trading on a couple of local exchanges. Meanwhile, the regulators are still drafting the legal framework for cryptocurrencies and token sales. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms… Continue Reading

Sentiment Analysis Is the Best Trading Tool You’re Not Using

Every good trader knows their TA from their FA, and can appreciate the effect that fundamental and technical analysis have on market movements. But what about SA? Sentiment analysis, which involves making decisions based on the emotions of other traders,… Continue Reading

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Prices See Relief After Three Day Losses

Cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly over the past 72 hours after reaching new highs on May 5. When Bitcoin Core (BTC) prices touched a high of $9,940 USD this past Saturday buyers met resistance and the price tumbled to a… Continue Reading

Blockchain Startup Brickblock Raises €5M Series A To Disrupt Real-World Asset Trading And Investing

Blockchain startup Brickblock has raised €5 million in its Series A funding round. Led by Finch Capital, the funding will be used to accelerate BrickBlock’s ambition to “revolutionize the way real-world assets are bought and traded,” Brickblock’s CEO and co-founder… Continue Reading