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US Regulator Urges SEC to Clarify If Ethereum Tokens Are Securities

Dieter Holger · May 15, 2018 · 1:00 pm Wall Street continues to debate whether cryptocurrencies should be treated as securities or commodities. Ethereum, the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency after Bitcoin, finds itself in the crosshairs of regulators. Ethereum: Security or Commodity? The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other federal agencies should swiftly […]

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Coinbase Announces 4 New Products for Institutional Investors

Adam James · May 15, 2018 · 12:00 pm Earlier today, San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced four major products geared entirely towards facilitating and encouraging institutional investment — signaling that the herd is indeed on its way. Coinbase Custody First and foremost, Coinbase has partnered with an SEC-regulated broker-dealer to created Coinbase Custody, which the […]

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Morgan Stanley: Central Banks Could Force Negative Interest Rates with Crypto

Adam James · May 15, 2018 · 3:00 am As central banks explore the technology underlying that which threatens to undermine them, experts at Morgan Stanley have suggested that digital currencies could enable deeper negative interest rates during the impending financial crisis.  Negative Interest Rates According to new findings from Morgan Stanley, central banks could […]