eToro CEO’s New Project Will Use Crypto to Fight Poverty

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Calling it an “open invitation for the world to “rethink the existing economic framework,” eToro co-founder and CEO Yoni Assia today announced the launching of GoodDollar, a blockchain-powered, non-speculative crypto project which is geared towards a global distribution on the principles of the universal basic income. The launch has the backing and …

How the Effort of Bakkt Could Lead to the Approval of the First Bitcoin ETF

The SEC has disapproved 10 Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the past month but analysts believe Bakkt can assist the launch of the first bitcoin ETF. Bakkt’s Efforts in Finding Trusted Price Formation Last month, the SEC officially rejected the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF filed with the Bats BZX Exchange with a 92-paged document which explicitly …

CFA Exam Will Now Include Crypto Topics

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are making serious headway in the financial industry, the most recent sign being the decision by the CFA Institute, which offers the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, a three-level program, to include cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums next year, according to Bloomberg. The material for the 2019 …

BlackRock, the World’s Largest Asset Manager, is Exploring Cryptocurrencies

Six months after its chief executive lambasted bitcoin as an “index of money laundering,” BlackRock — the world’s largest exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider — has set up a working group to explore how to profit from the burgeoning cryptocurrency ecosystem. The Financial News reports that the $6.3 trillion asset manager has begun discussing whether to …

Why Africa Is Fertile Ground for Bitcoin Adoption

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Despite fears and skepticism over usage of virtual currencies for crime, tax evasion and money laundering, more African countries and individual investors are increasingly embracing cryptocurrencies to escape challenges to do with fiat money and to mop up extra …

Circle’s OTC Crypto Desk is Clearing $100 Million Trades, Doubles Minimum Orders to $500,000

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. ‘The market is robust.” That’s how Jeremy Allaire, chief executive of fintech startup Circle, described the nascent institutional cryptocurrency trading market, which he says has grown dramatically in 2018 even as prices entered a bear cycle. Speaking with Business Insider, Allaire …

People Trust Satoshi Nakamoto More than US Federal Reserve: NYSE Owner

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. International Exchange Inc. (ICE), the owner and operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is keeping an eye on the nascent cryptocurrency trading markets. Speaking with Bloomberg, Jeffrey Sprecher, ICE’s chief executive, said that it is imprudent to discount cryptocurrencies …