Tag: Cryptocurrency

How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018

How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018 It has been a year since the start of Cboe’s XBT futures contracts and CME Group’s bitcoin derivatives products launched last December. With super bearish prices these past few months, a lot has changed since the cryptocurrency economy touched all-time highs […]

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation Carol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency regulations fall under a number of conflicting laws, defined by various U.S. authorities, all at the same […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Traders Are Still Searching for the Elusive ‘Bottom’

Markets Update: Cryptocurrency Traders Are Still Searching for the Elusive ‘Bottom’ The entire crypto-economy has been meandering just above $ 109 billion after the last two weeks of market dumps. Volume has been light this week as digital asset enthusiasts and traders are now pondering the crypto market’s next big […]

Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019

Eight Reasons to Use Cryptocurrency Payments in 2019 This article on cryptocurrency payments was written by Thomas Highwater, who is an avid fan of all things crypto-related. Mr. Highwater teaches high-school level robotics and programming. *** While there is a growing number of fiat based-payment processors with a variety of […]

Korean Incoming Finance Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans

Korean Incoming Finance Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans South Korea’s incoming finance minister, Hong Nam-ki, has reportedly unveiled his government’s taxation plans for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. A task force consisting of experts from government agencies and the private sector will be formed to examine overseas cases to establish […]

Maduro Orders Price of Venezuela’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ to More Than Double

Maduro Orders Price of Venezuela’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ to More Than Double Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has announced that the price of the petro, his country’s national “cryptocurrency,” has been increased from 3,600 sovereign bolivars to 9,000. While the wallet for the petro is still unavailable, the Venezuelan government continues to sell […]

The Difference Between Custodial and Noncustodial Cryptocurrency Services

The Difference Between Custodial and Noncustodial Cryptocurrency Services Since the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork occurred recently, it’s a good time to discuss the difference between custodial and noncustodial cryptocurrency services. Newcomers to the digital asset economy often get confused when they hear about a blockchain split and may wonder how […]