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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

XRP Technical Analysis: Spike in XRP FUDs Signals a Bottoming Market

On a weekly basis, XRP lags and is up one percent in the same time frame. This comes at the backdrop of FUDs and talk of SEC anticipated …

Cryptocurrency

Island of Stability: Stable Coins Keep Attracting Big-League Investors

On July 17, IBM announced its involvement in a stablecoin project.On July 17, IBM announced its involvement in a U.S. dollar-pegged stable coin …

Cryptocurrency

'Institutions are going to look for something like this': Crypto companies are working with the Big Four to get Wall Street to trust them

Bitcoin companies have a branding problem.<p>The nascent market for digital coins is known for its spine-tingling volatility and hacks.<p>That's part of the reason institutional investors don't trust firms across the landscape with their money. But crypto service providers and exchanges are trying to …

Wall Street

Malta plans to create the world’s first decentralized stock exchange

<b>BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND.</b> The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm …

Cryptocurrency

With The 'Hype Premium' Gone, Institutions Begin Covertly Returning To Cryptocurrencies

It's been a rough few months for Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies as anyone following them is well aware of. From regulatory troubles to …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Increased Institutional Interest, Improving Sentiment

<i>Source: Blockchain.US</i><p>Bitcoin: Increased Institutional Interest<p>Bitcoin (BTC-USD) surged by more than 10% in just a few hours on essentially no major …

Cryptocurrency

Positive ‘price drift’ suggests bitcoin has room to move higher

Bitcoin showed further resilience Thursday, building on sharp gains already made earlier in the week.<p>Often in the past, sharp moves higher in the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Up 30% From Its Recent Low. What Lies Next?

Bitcoin has enjoyed a resurgence lately, climbing more than 30% after hitting a local low below $5,800.<p>Yesterday, the world’s largest digital currency by market value reached $7,574.90, according to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI).<p>At this price, it had climbed roughly 30.9% from the June 24 …

Cryptocurrency

Some of bitcoin's biggest traders are teaming up to lure Wall Street money to crypto

A group of bitcoin's biggest traders have teamed up with a small crypto firm to build out two new pricing indices for bitcoin and ether.<p>TrueDigital, the digital currency trading firm led by Wall Street vet Sunil Hirani, the founder of interest rate swaps exchange trueEx, announced the two new …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Sphere Reacts to Litecoin's Banking Move | Investopedia

Last week, it was revealed that the Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit that facilitates the development of litecoin, one of the largest digital …

Cryptocurrency

Smartphone orphans: It’s not children who need less screen time

Smartphone orphans: It’s not children who need less screen time – it’s their mums and dads, says an expert who’s studied the neglect mobiles</b> …

Bitcoin Prices Up 16% In Seven Days At $7400, Still Undervalued

A strong rally over the last seven days sent Bitcoin prices firmly above the $7,000. Ethereum and XRP registered double-digit gains, too—see Table 1.<p>Most gains came in the last forty-eight hours, following positive comments by Goldman Sachs’ incoming CEO about the digital currency.<p>Then came a …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto regulation: Step aside, bureaucrats, let the market do its job!

Written by Mart Parve Now that the crypto business, and ICOs in particular, have become kind of a big thing, the regulators are leaning in heavily. …

Cryptocurrency

How to Teach Kids to Stand Up for Themselves

Teaching your child to apologize is important to plenty of parents. But what about the instances when a kid should <i>not</i> apologize? Maybe someone forced …

Parenting

Could Amazon Be Gearing Up to Accept Bitcoin? | Investopedia

Of all of the mainstream companies, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) has perhaps seen the most speculation about its potential foray into the cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Digital Currency Group's Silbert buys more bitcoin, says it has 'hit the bottom for the year'

Digital Currency Group's Barry Silbert is optimistic about bitcoin as an investment.<p>"I think we’ve probably hit the bottom for the year. I actually …

Cryptocurrency

Mark Lasry Believes Bitcoin is Heading for $40,000, Invests 1% of Net Worth

An executive at the Avenue Capital Group has today stated that he thinks Bitcoin will eventually outperform its 2017 highs. Mark Lasry claimed that …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin price sees massive gains as cryptocurrency market experiences best day in months

The price of bitcoin surged by 10 per cent in less than an hour on Tuesday, pushing the cryptocurrency's value above $7,000 for the first time since …

Cryptocurrency

Hedge fund manager Marc Larsy says bitcoin $40K is possible

Bitcoin is back, apparently. After months in the doldrums, the No. 1 digital currency surged higher Tuesday and has continued its run Wednesday.<p>As …

Cryptocurrency

Social media may be behind record number of teenage deaths on railway, says British Transport Police

Social media may be a driving force behind a record number of teenage deaths on the railway, according to the British Transport Police.<p>Seven teenagers were killed on Britain’s rail tracks in the last year, and last month young three graffiti artists died at Loughborough Junction after being hit by …

Network Rail

1.2 Billion Dollar Bet That Bitcoin Will Reach 280,000 Dollars By 2023

In a tweet, Tom Waterhouse, said that a renown crypto expert requested to place a bet of 8.5 million AUD (approximately 6.3 million US dollars) with …

Cryptocurrency

5 Altcoins to Look Out For this Summer: NAGA, LTC, EOS, NEO and ADA

<b>After a prolonged crypto winter, the dog days of the altcoin summer are finally here — which means you might want to watch these five</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Mastercard could allow Bitcoin transactions on credit cards

Paying for everyday purchases using Bitcoin has moved a step closer to reality, after Mastercard won a patent for technology allowing cryptocurrency transactions to be carried out on a credit card.<p>In the first patent of its kind, Mastercard secured the right to protect a method that would manage …

Credit Cards

Empowering Kids In An Anxious World

Rates of anxiety and depression among teens in the U.S. have been rising for years. According to one study, nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets the criteria for an anxiety disorder, and in the latest results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk …

Parenting

Litecoin's Lee: Bank Deal Might Lead to New Crypto Services

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee could be made a board member at the German bank the Litecoin Foundation – the group in which he serves as managing …

Cryptography

Bitcoin - $16,000 To $28,000 By Year-End

Breakout! Or is it? Bitcoin (BTC-USD) (COIN) (OTCQX:GBTC) seems to have finally hit bottom and broken out from its six month downtrend. I have …

Cryptocurrency

I Deleted All My Social Media Accounts Last Year. Here’s How My Life Has Changed.

In the seven years since I first begged my mom for permission to create a Facebook profile, I tried and failed to reduce my social media usage countless times.<p>I deleted apps from my phone, created mini-challenges for myself like seeing how long I could go without posting ― I even deactivated my …

Social Media

Coinbase Gets Go-Ahead To List Crypto Assets With The ‘Securities’ Label

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Coinbase has finally got the green light from regulators to list and offer the trading of crypto assets.A …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Is Getting a Big Boost Today From an Investor Who Called Cryptocurrencies 'An Index of Money Laundering'

Bitcoin is rising again, up by more than 5% in the last day. Other cryptocurrencies are also doing well, and this time the reason appears to come …

Cryptocurrency