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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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Acquires Stake in Agricultural Blockchain Firm

Medici Ventures now has a 10 percent stake in agricultural blockchain firm GrainChain, with the option to acquire an additional 10 percent. Medici Ventures, the blockchain venture arm of Overstock.com Inc., has purchased $2.5 million in equity in agricultural blockchain project GrainChain, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 4. Founded in 2003, […]

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Report: US Congressman Announces Plans for Federal Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulation

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio announced plans to introduce a bill in the House of Representatives that would regulate ICOs and cryptocurrencies. U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson (R) has announced plans to introduce legislation that would clearly regulate cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), local Ohio news agency Cleveland.com reports Dec. 3. According to Cleveland.com, […]

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Crypto Exchange ErisX Raises $27.5 Million From Fidelity, Nasdaq Ventures and Others

Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures and others have invested a total of $27.5 million in crypto exchange ErisX. Crypto exchange ErisX has raised $27.5 million from Fidelity Investments and Nasdaq Ventures, among other investors, Reuters reports Dec. 4 Nasdaq is the world’s second largest stock exchange, while U.S. investment firm Fidelity administers over $7.2 trillion in […]

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Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches ‘Perpetual Swap’ Derivative Product

Crypto exchange OKEx has introduced a derivative product called Perpetual Swap, allowing users to hold positions indefinitely. Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched a new derivative product called  Perpetual Swap trading, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 3. Perpetual Swap is a peer-to-peer, virtual derivative developed by OKex, that enables users to […]

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