Dow Jones Drops After Fed Rate Cut, What’s This Mean for Bitcoin?

July was yet another strong month for the stock markets despite looming threat of a coming economic recession, with the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 all close to beating out their average monthly gains for the calendar month. Bitcoin, however, has spent much of July locked in a downtrend. This morning as the Fed monetary […]

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Arizona to Test Marijuana-Oriented Stablecoin in State Fintech Sandbox

The state of Arizona has accepted a blockchain-based, cannabis industry-oriented payments solution into its fintech sandbox. According to a recent press release from the Office of the Attorney General, the company — called Alta — is a cash management solution for licensed medical marijuana providers and vendors. The Arizona-based financial services startup intends to offer […]

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First Physical Bitcoin Future Hits U.S. Market as Institutional Bakkt Hype Swells

Although the crypto industry has been closely watching to see when the highly anticipated physically settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt officially launches, they have now been beaten by their competitor – LedgerX – who officially launched today. The platform is open to all US-based investors with a government issued ID and is not limited […]

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Bitcoin Still Ranks Lower Than EOS And Tron, Chinese Gov’t Says

Bitcoin remains outside the top ten cryptocurrencies according to the Chinese government, which produced fresh industry rankings July 31. CCID: Bitcoin Not A Top 10 Cryptocurrency According to the latest instalment of the rankings, which the CCID Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China publishes regularly, Bitcoin came in 11th […]

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Bittrex Launches Crypto Platform for Middle East Following New Partnership

Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange is partnering with Bahrain-based crypto exchange and custodian provider Rain Management WLL to launch a digital asset trading platform for customers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The new platform will purportedly combine Rain’s staff and expertise in the MENA region with Bittrex’s technology and security infrastructure, according to an […]

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