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Intercontinental Exchange Adding Long List of Cryptocurrencies to Dedicated Data Feed

Intercontinental Exchange Data Services (ICE Data Services) recently tweeted out a lengthy list of cryptocurrencies to be included in its Cryptocurrency Data Feed. ICE Data Services provides pricing, analytics, indices, and exchange data in a custom-tailored fashion for clients seeking more insight and information on financial markets. According to its official website, the data solutions […]

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Breaking: A Major Swiss Bank Just Enabled Clients Access to Cryptocurrencies

In an official statement, Julius Baer, one of the biggest private banks in Switzerland, announced that the company is providing its clients access to cryptocurrencies. Julius Baer is pleased to announce the collaboration with SEBA Crypto AG to provide its clients with access to a range of new digital asset services. https://t.co/5ADODyL58s @WeAreSEBA — Julius […]

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Cambridge Associates: Cryptocurrencies ‘Worthwhile’ For Long Term Investors

Leading institutional investment consulting firm Cambridge Associates holds that institutional investors should consider exploring cryptocurrencies for the long term or ‘hodl’ in Bitcoin lingo.  Cryptocurrencies May ‘Upend the Digital World’ Cambridge Associates is a Boston-based institutional investment consulting company with more than $ 300 billion in assets under advisement. It holds that it’s high time […]

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Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies Don’t

Visa and Mastercard are planning to increase transaction fees for US merchants who accept card payments, Reuters reports. The hikes, which come into effect in April 2019, are likely to further damage already the fragile relationship between payment providers and merchants. Fees-Us Christ According to sources, the increases will firstly affect interchange fees, which merchants pay their banks when accepting a […]

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‘This is the Next Dotcom’ – 95% of Cryptocurrencies ‘Useless,’ Says Bitwise Market Analyst

Matt Hougan of Bitwise Asset Management believes the sooner the cryptocurrency purge happens, the better it will be for the fledgling industry. Hougan says he expects the coming reckoning to wipe away the many worthless coins currently in existence, much like during the dot-com era. 95 Percent of Cryptos Are ‘Useless’ Appearing on the Masters […]

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Japan Megabanks Kill Joint Blockchain Money Transfer Project, Turn to Their Own Cryptocurrencies

Three of Japan’s biggest banks have canceled a joint project of a blockchain-based peer-to-peer money transfer service. The three so-called Japanese ‘megabanks’, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and Mizuho Financial Group, said the joint venture was a duplication of their individual efforts. They thus saw no need to continue, according to the […]

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7 Cryptocurrencies that Surprisingly Outperformed Bitcoin in January

Seven cryptocurrencies performed way better than Bitcoin during January’s market volatility. HOT, the native token of Holochain project, surprised the cryptocurrency community with a 178% price surge. Augur’s REP followed by posting a 51.50% monthly gain. Chainlink’s LINK came third after rising 39%, while Numeraire’s NMR became the fourth most profitable crypto asset after ballooning […]

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Indiana, New Hampshire May Be Next to Accept Cryptocurrencies for Taxes

A house bill for amending the currently existing taxation Code of Indiana has been filed January 24 seeking acceptance of cryptocurrencies for paying taxes. Another bill requiring the state treasurer of New Hampshire to develop an implementation plan for accepting cryptocurrencies for tax payments has also been filed.  Pay Taxes With Cryptocurrencies in Indiana House […]

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Gov’t Indecision on Cryptocurrencies Helps China, Says Former Congressman

Reporting in The Hill, Washington’s top political news source, former Republican George Nethercutt says it’s time for policymakers to allow cryptocurrencies and innovation to flourish. Fighting for U.S. Intellectual Property As trading negotiations concluded in Beijing, U.S. intellectual property was top of the list. For far too long Chinese companies have infringed on U.S. IP, […]