CFTC Investigates Crypto Exchange BitMEX Over Client Trades

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CFTC Investigates Crypto Exchange BitMEX Over Client Trades
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly probing crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX to determine whether it broke rules by allowing U.S. traders on its platform.
CFTC Investigates Crypto Exchange BitMEX Over Client Trades

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David Marcus: Libra Doesn’t Want to Conquer Dollar, It is Not Investment

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David Marcus: Libra Doesn’t Want to Conquer Dollar, It is Not Investment
Today’s hearing in the House of Representatives follows one in the Senate. Amid questions of safety, compliance and consumer protection, Marcus kept stressing that Libra project would seek proper approval and registrations with the relevant authorities.
David Marcus: Libra Doesn’t Want to Conquer Dollar, It is Not Investment

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Calibra’s David Marcus vs. Senate: Key Takeaways from the Battle for Libra

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Calibra’s David Marcus vs. Senate: Key Takeaways from the Battle for Libra
Facebook crypto chief David Marcus testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs during a hearing examining Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra and data privacy considerations.
Calibra’s David Marcus vs. Senate: Key Takeaways from the Battle for Libra

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U.S. Treasury Secretary: Bitcoin, Libra Pose National Security Threat

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U.S. Treasury Secretary: Bitcoin, Libra Pose National Security Threat
The Treasury Department has concerns that Libra, as well as Bitcoin, could be misused by terrorist financiers and money launders, to carry out illicit activities ranging from cybercrime to tax evasion, extortion, and ransomware.
U.S. Treasury Secretary: Bitcoin, Libra Pose National Security Threat

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New York Gives Bitlicense to Crypto Derivatives Provider Seed CX

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New York Gives Bitlicense to Crypto Derivatives Provider Seed CX
NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell said that Seed Digital Commodities Market LLC (SCXM) and Zero Hash LLC, who operate under Seed CX, had received BitLicenses.
New York Gives Bitlicense to Crypto Derivatives Provider Seed CX

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CZ Binance: Retail Investors are Steering The Crypto Price Rally

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CZ Binance: Retail Investors are Steering The Crypto Price Rally
Contrary to popular belief, retail investors are still playing a major role in directing Bitcoin’s price action, thinks Binance CEO ChangPeng Zhao. He states that this growth is partly due to increased margin trading availability.
CZ Binance: Retail Investors are Steering The Crypto Price Rally

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‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Says the Congress

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‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Says the Congress
It seems that big companies as Facebook, Amazon and Google might be forbidden to launch their digital assets. If the Congress’s Bill pass – they could face with paying $1K penalties per day. Even though it’s not likely for bill to pass, it presents another obstacle for Facebook’s Libra.
‘Keep Big Tech Out of Finance’ Says the Congress

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AMA with CZ Binance: Plans for Binance Futures, Smart Contracts and Visa Card

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AMA with CZ Binance: Plans for Binance Futures, Smart Contracts and Visa Card
At Binance’s 2nd anniversary’s AMA, Changpeng Zhao spoke about the extension of their 25% trading fee discount and the team’s commitment of BNB allocations to the token burn. Also, he announced testing of Binance Futures and providing Binance Visa card.
AMA with CZ Binance: Plans for Binance Futures, Smart Contracts and Visa Card

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For the First Time Ever SEC Approves Blockstack Token Sale Under Regulation A+

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For the First Time Ever SEC Approves Blockstack Token Sale Under Regulation A+
SEC, for the first time ever, approved a $28 million Reg A+ offering for decentralized Internet company Blockstack. The company will begin selling the SEC-approved tokens, essentially an investment vehicle for fundraising, as of today.
For the First Time Ever SEC Approves Blockstack Token Sale Under Regulation A+

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Binance Oficially Launches its Margin Trading Platform

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Binance Oficially Launches its Margin Trading Platform
Binance users are now able to trade some cryptos on margin, using the exchange’s newly launched trading platform. The new service is paired with the existing cryptocurrency exchange under one platform, labeled Binance 2.0.
Binance Oficially Launches its Margin Trading Platform

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FED Chairman: Libra Cannot Go Forward!

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FED Chairman: Libra Cannot Go Forward!
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability, adding that the project “cannot go forward” until Facebook’s answers to regulators’ questions.
FED Chairman: Libra Cannot Go Forward!

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Is Bitcoin Still an Evil? US Customs Seized JPMorgan’s Ship Filled With Cocaine

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Is Bitcoin Still an Evil? US Customs Seized JPMorgan’s Ship Filled With Cocaine
U.S. customs seized a ship full of cocaine owned by JPMorgan Asset Management. They declined to comment but everybody remembers how their CEO Jamie Dimon compared Bitcoin with the criminal activity.
Is Bitcoin Still an Evil? US Customs Seized JPMorgan’s Ship Filled With Cocaine

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After FED Warned of One of the Biggest Recessions, Bitcoin Price Skyrocketed Over $13K

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After FED Warned of One of the Biggest Recessions, Bitcoin Price Skyrocketed Over $13K
Bitcoin price seems to be preparing for more upsides above the $13,200 level. In the short term, there could be a downside correction, but the bulls are likely to defend the $12,800 or $12,600 support area in the coming sessions.
After FED Warned of One of the Biggest Recessions, Bitcoin Price Skyrocketed Over $13K

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Apple (AAPL) Lowers Prices on Upgraded MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

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Apple (AAPL) Lowers Prices on Upgraded MacBook Air and MacBook Pro
While introducing new lower-cost MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro computers, Apple decided to discontinue its standard 12-inch MacBook. The new upgraded Mac’s will be even cheaper for college students.
Apple (AAPL) Lowers Prices on Upgraded MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

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Exclusive: IBM Blockchain’s Todd Scott on Maersk, World Wire and Food Trust

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Exclusive: IBM Blockchain’s Todd Scott on Maersk, World Wire and Food Trust
Todd Scott, vice president of IBM Blockchain Global Trade spoke about blockchain projects IBM is engaged in as well as IBM’s cooperation with Stellar. He also said that Wold Wire will enable the use of stablecoins, and much more.
Exclusive: IBM Blockchain’s Todd Scott on Maersk, World Wire and Food Trust

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