Over-the-Counter Trading as the Latest Battleground to Secure Institutional Investment

As Coinbase and Poloniex open up dedicated investor accounts and Russia’s state-owned bank conducts a large over-the-counter transaction, OTC trading takes center stage in attracting institutional investors With the increasing trend for major financial institutions to invest in Bitcoin, United States crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase announced the launch of over-the-counter (OTC) trading for […]

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Ledger, Neufund Partner to Create Security Tokens Framework

Crypto hardware wallet Ledger to allow users to manage security tokens through Ledger’s desktop app. Cryptocurrency hardware wallet firm Ledger has partnered with German crypto startup Neufund to let users manage security tokens via Ledger’s desktop app, according to a press release Dec. 6. Ledger’s collaboration with blockchain-based equity and crypto fundraising platform Neufund aims to […]

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Hardware Wallet Ledger Opens New York Office to Develop Institutional Custody Offering

Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has installed an ex-ICE executive to head its Ledger Vault offshoot. Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger announced it is expanding to New York as part of its development of institutional custody offering Ledger Vault, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 26. Ledger, which launched pre-access for Ledger Vault […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 12–18: a Stablecoin Gets Sharia Certified, the IMF Considers Central Bank Digital Currencies

The head of the IMF suggests looking into central bank issued digital currencies, while a Swiss stablecoin gets Sharia certified. 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 more […]

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‘Bitcoin’s No Longer Boring,’ Price Heading Towards $1.5K, Say Bloomberg Analysts

Bloomberg Intelligence analysts predict that Bitcoin “has further to fall,” predicting a fall to as low as $1,500 per coin. Analysts at Bloomberg Intelligence predict that Bitcoin (BTC) “has further to fall,” Bloomberg reported Nov. 16. “Bitcoin’s no longer boring” declares Bloomberg, before stating that analysts predict the price could fall as low as the […]

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Bitcoin’s One-Stop Pawn Shops

On November 14th 2017, the price of bitcoin was a little over $6,500 — a bit more than it is today at $6,300. It might be easy to look at that 5 percent year-on-year price decline and conclude that perhaps the world’s best-known cryptocurrency is getting more stable. Those two data points belie the fact that the […]

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