Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 3-Dec.9: US SEC Delays BTC ETF Decision Again, While Nasdaq Confirms 2019 BTC Futures Launch

The United States SEC has delayed their Bitcoin ETF decision yet again, and Venezuela’s Petro is raised 150 percent in value. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much […]

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Israel: Former PM Calls Crypto a ‘Ponzi Scheme,’ But Underlines Importance of Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies are “Ponzi schemes,” while blockchain is “important,” says former Israeli prime minister. Ehud Barak, a former Israeli Prime Minister, has compared digital currencies to Ponzi schemes, Israeli media agency Arutz Sheva reported on Dec. 3. Barak had participated in the Camp David Accords in 2000 as part of an attempt to solve the Israeli-Palestinian […]

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Europe Leads the Way With Crypto Exchange-Traded Products

Crypto exchange traded products prove divisive, as the SEC mulls over its latest landmark decision. On Nov. 16, Switzerland’s primary stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, announced that it will list the world’s first multi-crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP). Exchange-traded products (ETP) are derivatively priced securities that are traded on a national securities exchange. Their pricing derives […]

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Russian Economic Minister Says BTC Is ‘Soap Bubble’ But Lauds Crypto’s Influence on Tech

Russia’s economic minister has compared BTC with a “soap bubble,” while seeing its influence on increasing tech investments as positive. The Minister of Economic Development of Russia referred to Bitcoin (BTC) as a “soap bubble” that has has led to investors’ losses, Russian informational agency RBK reported Nov. 28. Minister Maksim Oreshkin, speaking in an […]

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UBS Executive Paul Donovan Blasts Bitcoin Again, States Cryptos Are ‘Fatally Flawed’

UBS’ Paul Donovan repeats Bitcoin bashing from last year, claiming it will “never be a currency.” Swiss bank UBS’ Wealth Management Global Chief Economist and infamous Bitcoin skeptic Paul Donovan doubled down on his distrust of cryptocurrency Nov. 29, calling it “fundamentally flawed.” Speaking to CNBC’s Fast Money segment, Donovan, who earlier this week released […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 19–25: SIX Launches Multi-Crypto ETP, BCH’s Hard Fork Remains Contentious

KPMG releases a report that remains bullish on cryptocurrencies, while Bakkt announces a target launch date for the end of January. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much […]

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