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Crypto-Friendly Lawyer: U.S. Government Shutdown Curbing Bitcoin ETF Prospects

U.S. Government Shutdown & Crypto Twenty-eight days ago, the entirety of the U.S. government partially shut down. Negotiations between the Democrats and Republican incumbents have yet to procure results, and hundreds of thousands, if not millions of federal workers have had to provide governmental services…

Cumulative Volume on Huobi Derivative Market Exceeds $20 Billion

Huobi has announced that its cryptocurrency derivative platform, Huobi DM, has surpassed $20 billion in cumulative trading volume. The announcement comes just one month after the platform exited beta mode. Also Read: Eastern European P2P Markets See Strongest BTC Volume in Over 12 Months  Huobi DM…

CBOE CEO: Crypto Space Need Bitcoin ETNs To Boom

Lack Of Bitcoin ETNs Curbing Adoption, Says CBOE Chief In a recent media luncheon, Edward Tilly, the chief executive at the financial powerhouse that is the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest American options exchange, made a surprising mention of Bitcoin and the broader cryptocurrency…

Bitcoin (BTC) Darknet Transactions Doubled In 2018: Why This Is Bullish

Crypto Darknet Transactions Boomed In 2018 Since Bitcoin (BTC) burst onto the global stage in 2009, the cryptocurrency, known for its decentralized, immutable, censorship-resistant, pseudonymous, and borderless nature, has become a medium for transactions of all shapes and size. And just like U.S. dollars and…

LedgerX Unveils World’s First ‘Bitcoin Fear Index’

Days after celebrating its fifth birthday, the company behind one of the United States’ leading Bitcoin derivatives markets has launched an unorthodox volatility index. Bitcoin Fear Index The index, also known as the LXVX (LedgerX Volatility Index), is based on implied volatility. This newfangled product will…

Bloomberg: Hottest Crypto Tron (TRX) “Rekindles” Bitcoin Bubble Memories

Bloomberg Lauds Tron (TRX) As “Hottest Cryptocurrency”  Since Tron (TRX) burst onto the broader crypto scene in 2017, the blockchain project of Chinese origins has quickly become an industry staple. In fact, the project, headed by Justin Sun, a millennial who is supposedly the protege…

Crypto Exec Wary Of Ethereum Futures, As Bitcoin ETF Talk Mounts

Launch of Ethereum Futures Still ‘Up In The Air’ In mid-December, as CBOE’s and CME’s Bitcoin (BTC) futures offering turned one-year-old, rumors began to mount regarding a similar vehicle for Ethereum (ETH). As reported by Ethereum World News, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the financial…

BAT Outperforms Bitcoin, XRP On New Brave Browser “Rewards” Feature

Brave Browser Announces BAT “Rewards” Feature On Tuesday, Brave Browser, a crypto-friendly internet application headed by the founder of Mozilla Firefox, Brendan Eich, made a surprising announcement, seemingly aiming to start of 2019 with a proverbial bang. Via a company release, conveyed through its in-house…

2019 Bitcoin Prediction: DCG Exec Expects Wall Street Crypto Foray

Business Insider recently sat down with Travis Scher, who heads Digital Currency Group’s investment branch, which has made investments into Coinbase, Circle, Ledger, and other preeminent blockchain startups, to talk about his Bitcoin industry predictions for 2019. Among other things, Scher revealed that he expects for…