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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Two US Bills Focus on Cryptocurrency Market Manipulation and Improving Regulations

The proposals come in the wake of dissatisfaction within and beyond the industry with current regulatory practices. Two new bills focusing on cryptocurrency market manipulation aim to “position the United States to be a leader in the cryptocurrency industry,” their sponsors claimed Dec. 6. The bills, dubbed “The Virtual Currency Consumer Protection Act of 2018” […]

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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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Singapore: State Agency Backs Blockchain Accelerator Launched by Venture Capital Firm

A new blockchain accelerator set to launch in Singapore is backed by a government body supporting enterprise development. Singaporean government body Enterprise Singapore, along with other partners, has supported a new blockchain accelerator launched by a local venture capital firm, daily local newspaper The Straits Times writes Tuesday, Dec. 4. Trive Ventures has launched the […]

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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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