Russian Smelting Giant Begins Testing Digital Trading Platform

Russian mining and smelting giant Nornickel has commenced testing its digital platform for metals trading. Russian mining and smelting giant Nornickel has commenced testing its digital platform for metals trading. As Bloomberg reported on Dec. 5, Nornickel began trialing its platform for digital metal tokens in collaboration with physical commodities trading group Trafigura Group Ltd., […]

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Coinbase Custody Extends Crypto Staking to Global Investors

The institutional asset custody arm of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it is transitioning to an internationally-based staking service this week. The institutional asset custody arm of United States-based crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it is transitioning to an internationally-based staking service as of Nov. 21. In rolling out its staking services to […]

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Green Policy and Crypto Energy Consumption in the EU

Solarization dominating green energy efforts in the EU. Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, AI and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies require a high consumption of electricity, currently produced predominantly using coal and fossil fuels that adversely impact the environment. A global shift toward green energy will require the removal […]

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IRS Vs. Bitcoin ATMs: Industry Says There Is Already Enough Regulation

The number of Bitcoin ATMs installed worldwide has reached a new milestone. Coincidentally, regulators start looking to apply more scrutiny. Earlier this week, the number of Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs installed worldwide reached a new milestone, surpassing 6,000. Coincidentally, another major development just a day before occurred within the same area: The United States Internal Revenue […]

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Bloomberg Panel: Bitcoin More Attractive During Times of Global Uncertainty

Guests on a Bloomberg panel agreed that Bitcoin becomes more attractive during times of irresponsible monetary policies from central banks and governments globally. John Pfeffer, founder of Pfeffer Capital, together with Travis Kling, founder and CIO of Ikigai Asset Management and Charles McGarraugh, head of markets for Blockchain, discussed Bitcoin (BTC) in the context of […]

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