Michael Markarian

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Judge Rules ICOs Fall Under Securities Law

A United States district judge from the Eastern District of New York ruled ICOs do fall under the securities law and are under the jurisdiction of …

What are the Most Accurate Bitcoin Price Indicators? - Forex Markets Live

Challenges finding Bitcoin Price Indicators<p>Keeping track of all of the Bitcoin price indicators can be challenging. Bitcoin’s historical data only …

Turkey looks to Bitcoin as Lira Collapse Continues - Forex Markets Live

The Turkish Lira has plummeted nearly 30% in the past week versus the US Dollar. Much of the move was the result of an all-out trade war with the …

Bitcoin not the choice of criminals anymore - Forex Markets Live

It was only five short years ago that the majority of bitcoin transactions involved a criminal element. That number has now dropped to less than 10% …

Centralized or Decentralized, which is the right choice for Crypto Exchanges? - Forex Markets Live

It would make sense to first define both centralized and decentralized regarding crypto exchanges. A centralized exchange is one where the client …

Is Bitcoin Becoming the New Market Hedge? - Forex Markets Live

For decades Gold has established itself as the defacto market hedge. Gold prices usually have an inverse relationship with the equity markets as well …

Bitcoin Breaks Out to Recent Highs as Regulatory Concerns Diminish

Bitcoin has been stuck in a trading range between $5800 and $6700 for over a month. In the past few days, it broke above the $6700 level and past …

Coinbase Established Political Action Committee

Coinbase has had a very busy week with the recent acquisition of three firms and on the road to establishing itself as Broker-Dealer and Registered …

An Inside look at the Forex Markets

Coinbase recently announced that is has acquired Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc., and Digital Wealth LLC. This would mean that …

Is MetaTrader the Right Platform for Cryptocurrencies?

MetaTrader 4 Right for Forex not Cryptos<p>It would seem reasonable to assume that the world’s most popular trading platform for forex, MetaTrader would …

Binance Eyes One Billion in Profits This Year

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, the CEO of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange could see profits of one billion dollars. The …

Is Coinbase Custody the Answer to Crypto Exchange Security?

Coinbase Custody<p>Coinbase recently announced it has finally taken in its first Institutional deposits into its newly formed institutional division …

Crypto Exchanges Have a Security Problem and They Better Fix it Or Else

Hacking of Crypto Exchanges seems more common than ever. The most recent incent occurred in South Korea. Coinrail had $40 Million in coins stolen …

Understanding the New Japanese Cryptocurrency Rules

Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association or (JVCEA) has announced the framework for its new voluntary rules regarding cryptocurrencies. Industry …

Will Institutional Investors Save Cryptocurrencies?

In spite of a 75% decrease in Bitcoin and substantial losses in other altcoins, institutional investor interest is at an all-time high with regards …

China May Reverse Ban on Cryptocurrencies

It appears that government officials in China are having second thoughts about the country’s ban on cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Multiple media outlets …

Is the Latest Trend for Prime of Primes to offer Cryptocurrency Trading an Indication of things to come?

LMAX just announced they would be offering cryptocurrency liquidity geared for Institutional Investors. Banks and Hedge funds will now be able to …

Forex Brokers in China Now Dealing with Dishonest Clients

If there wasn’t enough to deal with in China like the increasing scrutiny from Chinese regulators over the past few months. A new issue for forex …

US Regulators Investigate Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation

Bloomberg is reporting that the CFTC or Commodities Futures Trading Commission has begun a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency market …

Forex Brokers Mass Exodus from CySEC Explained

Last week it was reported that over twenty Forex Brokers are either selling their CySEC licenses or abandoning them all together. One reason for this …

Is Wall Street Now on Board with Cryptocurrencies

It wasn’t that long ago that Wall Street big names like Jamie Dimon were slamming Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies. Just last year Dimon referred to …

SpotOption The Force Behind Israel’s Binary Options Industry

Spotoption<p>Israel is on the verge of outlawing binary options and the ability to offer binary options anywhere in the world. The Israeli government …

Central Bank of Ireland Considers CFD and Forex Ban

Central Bank of Ireland<p>The <i>Central Bank of Ireland</i> has just released its plans for CFDs and Forex. Aside from making monetary policy, the Central Bank …

Forex Broker Transparency Must Showcased

As more information comes out on FXCM and how the lack of a Forex Broker transparency brought down the largest broker in the US. What was thought to …

Regulators Must Leverage Technology

Regulators and Technology<p>One of the most significant failures by Forex <i>regulators</i> was the NFA’s complete miss on Forex broker PFG. For years one …

FXCM Downfall NFA Witch-hunt or Self Inflicted

Many will continue to debate what caused <i>FXCM downfall</i> in the US. Was it a hostile regulator out for blood? Or, was it management that was too …

FBI Now on the Hunt for Bad Binary Options Brokers

The FBI is working closely with law enforcement and agencies around the world to investigate and tackle the problem of binary options fraud.<p>Recently …

New Binary Options Regulations Might be What CySEC Needs

CySEC the Cyprus regulator announced proposed changes to <i>Binary Options regulations</i>. These proposed changes address many problems and should help …

FXCM Gets Death Penalty and Kicked Out of The US Market

FXCM has gone through allot since the SNB disaster and their almost inevitable demise. Somehow FXCM managed to secure a loan and buy itself sometime …