bitcoin trading

Few Banks Will Touch Crypto Firms, but Silvergate Wants to Touch Bitcoin Itself

Silvergate made its name providing fiat banking services for crypto businesses. Now, CEO Alan Lane wants the bank to handle digital assets themselves.

Hodl Hodl Wants You to Clone Its Bitcoin Exchange

Hodl Hodl plans to make its software freely available so anyone can launch their own version of the peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange.

Report: Fidelity to Roll Out Crypto Trading ‘Within a Few Weeks’

Fidelity is launching cryptocurrency trading service for institutional customers “within a few weeks," according to Bloomberg source.
The Modi government has one month to clear its stand on cryptocurrencies

The Modi government has one month to clear its stand on cryptocurrencies

This does not mean regulations must come in a month.
Bitcoin forecasters had an embarrassing 2018

Bitcoin forecasters had an embarrassing 2018

At the end of 2017, the price of bitcoin was on a tear. At one point in December, it rose to within a hair of…
Bitcoin Scammer Hit With $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme that Promised Outrageous Returns

Bitcoin Scammer Hit With $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme that Promised Outrageous Returns

The defendant admitted to taking $600,000 from at least 80 investors.
First Bitcoin Fraud Case Results in $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme That Promised Outrageous Returns

First Bitcoin Fraud Case Results in $2.5 Million Fine for Ponzi Scheme That Promised Outrageous Returns

The defendant admitted to taking $600,000 from at least 80 investors.
Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Backing Off Plans for a Bitcoin Trading Desk

Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Backing Off Plans for a Bitcoin Trading Desk

The investment bank thinks the regulatory landscape for trading bitcoin remains uncertain.

21-Year-Old Trader Prosecuted Over Bitcoin Money Laundering

A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin.

LocalBitcoins Trader 'Bitcoin Maven' Sentenced to Year in Prison

A Los Angeles bitcoin trader was sentenced Monday to one year in federal prison.

Social Investing Platform eToro Expanding Crypto Trading to US

Social investing platform eToro will launch a full-fledged cryptocurrency exchange and mobile wallet and expand to the U.S. this year.

Report: NYSE Owner ICE Weighs Bitcoin Trading Platform Launch

Intercontinental Exchange, the firm that owns the New York Stock Exchange, is developing a bitcoin trading platform, according to a report.

Goldman Sachs to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

Goldman Sachs is launching a new operation that will use the firm's own money to trade bitcoin-related contracts on behalf of its clients.
Inside the Indian government’s months-long struggle to curb cryptocurrencies

Inside the Indian government’s months-long struggle to curb cryptocurrencies

India may finally have a set of draft rules for cryptocurrencies by the end of the year, but not before the debate within government circles…

Report: China Cutting Access to Overseas Crypto Trading

Chinese regulators are stepping up a crackdown that began last year on websites for cryptocurrency trading and investing, according to local reports.
The Indian government has left everyone more confused about cryptocurrencies

The Indian government has left everyone more confused about cryptocurrencies

India’s cryptocurrency ecosystem is dazed and confused. Presenting the budget on Feb. 01, finance minister Arun Jaitley didn’t mince words on virtual currencies. “The government…
Arun Jaitley has just killed India’s cryptocurrency party

Arun Jaitley has just killed India’s cryptocurrency party

It appears to be the end of the road for cryptocurrencies in India. Finance minster Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech today (Feb. 01), stated…

PBoC Official Calls for Wider Ban on Chinese Crypto Trading: Report

The vice governor of China's central bank is reportedly seeking a wider ban on services related to cryptocurrency trading in the country.
Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Reopens After Two Anxious Days

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Reopens After Two Anxious Days

A shutdown triggered fears of another exchange collapse.
Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Reopens After Two Anxious Days

Kraken Bitcoin Exchange Reopens After Two Anxious Days

A shutdown triggered fears of another exchange collapse.