Monthly Archives: January 2019

Circle Executed $24 Billion in OTC Trades in 2018

Crypto finance firm Circle reported a notional trade volume of $24 billion in 2018 at its over-the-counter trading desk. The over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk at cryptocurrency finance firm Circle had a notional volume of $24 billion in 2018, according to an official Medium blog post on Jan. 3.   Per the statement, Circle executed 10,000 OTC trades with 600 different counterparties, at $24 billion in volume. As such, the company claims to have become a “core liquidity provider to the entire crypto ecosystem.” According to Circle, the […]

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Overstock Becomes the First Major US Company to Pay Business Tax in Bitcoin

The cryptocurrency-friendly company Overstock.com announced on Thursday that company will be paying part of its business taxes to the state of Ohio using bitcoin. Overstock will use the state’s Ohiocrypto.com website to pay for the corporation’s commercial activities tax this year. Also read: 10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History Overstock Pays the Company’s Business Tax in Bitcoin Last November, the U.S. state of Ohio launched a payment portal that allows businesses to pay taxes with bitcoin core (BTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) via […]

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Bitcoin ATM Producer Moves to Switzerland Due to Regulatory Difficulties

Bitcoin ATM producer Lamassu has moved to the Swiss canton of Lucerne due to regulatory difficulties in other countries. Bitcoin (BTC) automated teller machine (ATM) manufacturer Lamassu has moved to Switzerland due to regulatory difficulties in other countries, according to a blog post published Jan. 1. Lamassu — now called Lamassu Industries AG — has moved to the Swiss canton of Lucerne, because the firm wants “to be in a place where rules are well defined and regulators are pro-innovation.” Lamassu revealed in the post that its […]

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Irish Gov’t Approves Anti-Money Laundering Bill Affecting Cryptocurrency

The Irish Cabinet has approved stricter laws to deal with money laundering, including crypto use in funding terrorism. The Cabinet, the executive organ of the government of Ireland, has approved a bill that would give effect to the European Union (EU) Fifth Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive, the Irish Times reported Jan. 3. The directive — which came into force on July 9, 2018 — sets a new legal framework for European financial watchdogs to regulate digital currencies in order to protect against money laundering and terrorism financing. […]

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The Next Big Thing or a Total Monstrosity? Four Experts Weigh in on Stablecoins

Stablecoins have long divided opinion in the crypto community, with some believing they’re needed to gradually convert the masses away from fiat, whereas others have grave concerns about these dollar-pegged assets. Four experts – Gabriel Cardona, Roger Ver, Miko Matsumura, and Vin Armani – recently shared very different stablecoin opinions on the Bitcoin.com podcast.  Also Read: How Institutional Investors Are Changing the Cryptocurrency Market The Stablecoin Is Here to Stay Stablecoins, love them or hate them, are here to stay – for now, at least. That’s one thing […]

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Kasey’s Crypto Journey #71 – Kyle Cuico – Chief Investment Officer at Lunar Digital Assets

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Range-Bound Market Coiled for Next Move

For the better part of a month and a half, bitcoin has been fairly range-bound and unable to establish new lows or new highs. There are some bullish and bearish setups on the horizon for bitcoin, so let’s check out both sides of the argument because currently the market is sitting in the middle of Indecisionville — the most immediate sign of which is this glaringly obvious head-and-shoulders bottom reversal pattern: Figure 1: BTC-USD, Daily Candles, Head-and-Shoulders Bottom This current pattern is nothing more than a setup […]

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Chile: Anti-monopoly Court Rules to Keep Crypto Exchanges’ Bank Accounts Open

Chile’s anti-monopoly court rules to oblige local banks to keep the accounts of local crypto exchanges open, despite Supreme Court decision. The Chilean anti-monopoly court has again granted protection to local cryptocurrency exchanges by forcing banks to keep their accounts open, financial news outlet Diario Financiero reported Jan. 2. According to a recent statement from Buda.com — one of the crypto exchanges affected by previously upheld banking restrictions — the anit-monopoly court known as the Tribunal de Defensa de la Libre Competencia (TDLC) has held a poll, […]

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