Month: January 2020

Latest figures show that over three quarters of all existing bitcoin (76.05%) are in profit, meaning that the value is currently higher than last time it was moved. While this ratio fluctuates, historically it has remained above 50% for almost the entire history of Bitcoin. HODLing Bitcoin Pays Off As may be expected, there is
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Ethereum miners are hoarding ether tokens, and this could indicate high confidence in the project.  The number of ether tokens held by all ETH mining pools is back near its all-time high of 1.69 million ETH set in October, according to crypto market data platform Santiment. The rise from November’s low of 1.64 million has happened in
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Prosecutors appear to have a strong case against Virgil Griffith, the ethereum developer charged with conspiring to aid North Korea, legal experts say. For one thing, the mere act of giving a presentation in Pyongyang might have violated the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) sanctions, depending on what he said there,
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Bitcoin is currently looking promising to break back towards five figures, however, one key factor still needs to happen before traders can be confident that the leading cryptocurrency has turned bullish. January Likely To Be Bitcoin’s Best Month Since June Should Bitcoin avoid a major price correction over the next 24 hours it will have
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Silvergate Bank is venturing even further into a field where few financial institutions dare to tiptoe. The La Jolla, Calif., lender made a name for itself providing hard-to-come-by U.S.-dollar banking services for businesses that deal in cryptocurrency. But now Silvergate wants to handle digital assets themselves. While the bank has no such services in its
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Roger Thomas Clark, an alleged operator behind the Silk Road darknet marketplace and advisor to founder Ross Ulbricht, pleaded guilty to “conspiring to distribute massive quantities of narcotics,” prosecutors announced Thursday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York said in a press release that Clark, who was known online as “Plural
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Gemini Europe — the United Kingdom and EU affiliate of the Winklevoss twins’ United States-based crypto exchange Gemini — has appointed a new chief compliance and money laundering reporting officer. As part of the firm’s expansion into the transatlantic market, the new appointee, Blair Halliday, will oversee Gemini Europe’s compliance program in the region.  A
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Bank Frick, a leading European blockchain bank, has expanded its range of cryptocurrencies for which it offers trading and custodian services. Bank Frick now offers trading and secure custody of bitcoin cash (BCH) for professional market participants and wealthy private clients. Trading takes place within the fully regulated environment of the bank. Also Read: Liechtenstein
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U.S.-regulated security token platform TokenSoft is now providing self-managed accounts for investors. The new service, announced on Thursday, is aimed to provide users of the platform a less technical and more secure way to hold and control their security token investments. Effectively a digital wallet, the product offers automated dividend distributions, and built-in reporting for
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Bitcoin has held on to gains again as longer term technical signals start switching to green. An approaching golden cross could yield bigger gains if last year’s pattern repeats.  Bitcoin Holding Gains The move above $9,000 this week is holding strong as bitcoin begins to consolidate here. According to Tradingview.com BTC touched $9,430 a few
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