Materials by tag USA

Jan 12, 2020 at 08:29
Bitcoin Remains Stagnant at $8,000 as US-Iran Tensions Decline
In the past few days, Bitcoin formed a weird correlation to normal hide-out assets such as Gold, when its trading price skyrocketed as political turmoil between the United States and the Middle East region started increasing earlier this year, and the price began plunging as tensions slighted relaxed. Due to the fear of losing their holdings, it is expected that most people living in both regions, decided to seek safe haven in cryptocurrencies especially BTC, and because of that its price had to surge.
Jan 03, 2020 at 08:25
Countries that Changed their Cryptocurrency Laws in 2019
As we welcome the year 2020, we look back to what transpired in the 12 months of 2019. In this article we shall review the countries who changed their cryptocurrency regulation most in the year 2019.
Dec 24, 2019 at 15:45
Russia-US War Gets Hotter with Mt. Gox Bitcoin Hacker to be Extradited to France
For over two years now, there has been an ongoing fight between the courts of different countries over the case involving founder of BTC-e Alexander Vinnik from Russia, suspected to have illegally stolen huge sums of Bitcoin (in billions) by Mark Karpeles, the French founder of the collapsed Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox. Now, the case looks to be reaching its end.
Dec 24, 2019 at 08:53
US SEC Suspends Verdict on Bitcoin ETF Application until January 2020
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the Wilshire Phoenix’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal. As per the official document issued by the SEC, they have decided to go forward with setting the proposal under further review. By Feb 26, next year, the commission will make a final decision on whether to allow or not to allow BTC ETF and also ascertain their status.
Dec 22, 2019 at 09:19
Blockchain to Protect Right to Data Portability and Revolutionize Digital Society
Digital platforms are spreading more and more with business models based on our data and which, by default, threaten our rights. On the other hand, the privilege to the portability of personal information required by the GDPR assumes an important role for a change.
Dec 18, 2019 at 10:33
Will China Dominate the United States in the Blockchain Space?
China is by far a clear blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) front-runner at this moment in time and the United States is in a critical condition of losing out completely if it doesn’t check itself and begin the venture in a massive manner.
Dec 17, 2019 at 09:28
SEC Charges $42 Mln ICO with Trading Unlicensed Securities
In the due course of searching for fake initial coin offerings (ICO), the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), the authority in charge of monitoring and regulating electronic securities, has managed to charge another blockchain and distributed ledger tech (DLT) initiative with cheating a massive number of investors, to collect around $42 million.
Dec 10, 2019 at 10:20
US SEC Softens Stance; Is There a Chance for Bitcoin ETFs?
The financial and securities watchdog silently accepted a fund tied to the BTC futures market just a few days ago — an effort which many experts say vividly widens the chances for the endorsement of other ETFs sooner or later.
Dec 04, 2019 at 08:36
Investors to Turn to Bitcoin as US Stock Markets Are Expected to Fall in 2020
The way the United States stock market picked up this year stunned cynics, and even up to now, indexes have gone on to rally regardless of the disappointing performance and holdups of the FAANG stocks. However, the Wall Street analysts are forecasting that next year (2020) will more likely be an inactive period. Now the big question is whether or not Bitcoin and crypto markets will have all the necessary attention.
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