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A Los Angeles bitcoin trader was sentenced Monday to one year in federal prison after she admitted to operating an unlawful money transmission business. Theresa Tetley, a former stockbroker and real estate investor based in California, was also fined $20,000 and will give up 40 bitcoins (an amount worth roughly $254,000), nearly $300,000 in cash …

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Intercontinental Exchange, the firm that owns the New York Stock Exchange, is the latest Wall Street giant to be mulling a move into the cryptocurrency space, according to a report. An article from The New York Times published Tuesday suggests that Intercontinental Exchange (or ICE) has been developing an online bitcoin trading platform for major investors who …

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Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs will use its own money to trade bitcoin futures on behalf of its clients, according to the New York Times. The Times reported Wednesday that while the exact launch date of the new trading operation is not yet set, the move came after the bank’s board of directors signed off on …

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The Chinese government is reportedly moving to block domestic access to overseas websites that offer services for cryptocurrency trading and ICO investments. A report from Financial News, a website tied to the People’s Bank of China (the country’s central bank), indicates that authorities there are stepping up a crackdown that began roughly a year ago. …

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A senior official at the People’s Bank of China is reportedly calling for a wider ban on services related to cryptocurrency trading in the country. Pan Gongsheng, vice governor of the central bank, said, to prevent market risk, the government would apply more strict regulation to end all cryptocurrency trading-related activities and services. The news comes …

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A South Korean law firm has reportedly filed a constitutional appeal over upcoming regulations restricting digital currency trading. Seoul-based Anguk Law Offices filed the appeal on Saturday through the Constitutional Court’s online appeal system, stating that the government’s new regulations on digital currency trading without legal laws to support them is a breach of property rights. The company …

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Recently the Indian finance ministry criticized Bitcoin and the rest of the digital currencies in the market for their lack of intrinsic value. The Indian finance ministry stated: “There is a real and heightened risk of investment bubble of the type seen in Ponzi schemes which can result in sudden and prolonged crash exposing investors, …

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The recent abduction of UK-based Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange Exmo Operator Pavel Lerner has demonstrated the importance of financial privacy for cryptocurrency users. Earlier this week, BBC initially reported that Lerner kidnapped outside of his office in Kiev, Ukraine, on Dec. 28, by a group of individuals who dragged him at knife point to a …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The largest U.S. electronic brokerage firm now allows clients to short bitcoin futures through the nascent bitcoin futures market on regulated exchange CBOE, but the margin requirements may price small-scale traders out of the market. Interactive Brokers, which processes more daily average …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bithumb, Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, experienced a 182-times increase in virtual currency transactions this year. In January 2017, this figure was US$276.63 million, and in November it became US$51.91 billion. Business Korea reports that this figure makes up more than 80 percent …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Investors in India are finding that they may be subject to paying tax after selling their bitcoin following the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) warning against trading in them. Earlier this month, the country’s central bank issued its second warning to the …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The South Korean Ministry of Justice is reportedly planning to outlaw trading of all cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Citing an official from Korea’s Ministry of Justice, the Nikkei published a report with quotes from the ministry official suggesting a complete ban on all …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. As bitcoin’s price has surged, gold has suffered. Some market analysts see a correlation. Gold and bitcoin have both been viewed as safe havens for capital during periods of uncertainty for asset values. GDX price for the last three months. Source: Ycharts.com …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Representatives of two Swiss banks that offer bitcoin products, Falcon Private Bank and Vontobel Holding AG, are high on bitcoin’s future due to the pending introductions of bitcoin futures in the U.S., according to Bloomberg. The banks believe the futures contracts will …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A federal court has sentenced a Detroit man to a year and a day in prison and three years of supervised release for trading bitcoin without a money service license, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maine. The …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Every bitcoin milestone brings more stone throwers. As bitcoin’s price returns above the $11,000 mark, Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder and CEO of the Citadel hedge fund management firm, has joined the chorus of bitcoin naysayers, comparing bitcoin’s price surge to the …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Square’s Cash app, which facilitates payments among friends, recently gave some of its users the ability to buy and sell bitcoin, in a move that according to Sarah Friar, the company’s CFO and operations lead, was about Square’s innovation, not bitcoin’s validation, …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. South Korea’s financial regulator and watchdog has no intention of regulating bitcoin trading or supervising bitcoin exchanges, a local report has confirmed. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) chief Chloe Heung-sik revealed bitcoin isn’t deemed a “legitimate …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The founder and chairman of electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has said that while bitcoin is a great idea it should stay away from the ‘real economy.’ Hungarian-born American entrepreneur Thomas Peterffy, who some call ‘the father of high-speed trading,’ claims he isn’t …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has warned of investment risks in cryptocurrency contracts-for-differences, a type of financial derivative. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s primary financial regulator and watchdog, has issued a consumer warning about the risks of investing in cryptocurrency …

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