Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Hong Kong regulator warns unregulated bitcoin futures

A Hong Kong finance regulator has published a new circular on bitcoin futures contracts and other cryptocurrency-related investment products. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Korea’s justice ministry considers bitcoin trading ban

The South Korean Ministry of Justice is reportedly planning to outlaw trading of all cryptocurrencies including bitcoin. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Average Americans putting themselves into debt for bitcoin

It’s not just seasoned investors hoping to cash in on Bitcoin. Your regular girl, or boy, next door also wants to be a part of this digital currency’s Read more: bitcoinist.com

Will Bitcoin’s price rise turn the currency mainstream?

EXCLUSIVE— With bitcoin’s price over $15,000, and continuing to rise, it seems as though the currency has finally hit its mainstream moment. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Totle’s launches risk-free crypto-fantasy portfolio competition

Looking to make the process of cryptocurrency investing much easier for novice and experienced crypto users, Totle continues racking up investors, Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

SEC official: Cryptocurrency investment funds raise questions

The head of the SEC's investment management office said the agency is weighing questions related to funds that plan to hold cryptocurrencies. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Goldman Sachs will trade bitcoin futures for clients

Goldman Sachs will begin trading bitcoin futures for its clients, once major exchanges list bitcoin futures in the upcoming weeks. Read More: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Bitcoin ‘Not a rational currency,” doesn’t mean it’s worthless

Alan Greenspan said that bitcoin bears many similarities to the Continental dollars that printed during the War for Independence. Read More: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Huobi, SBI announce plan for Japanese bitcoin exchanges 

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi and financial services giant SBI Group are partnering to launch a pair of Asia-based digital exchanges. Read More: www.coindesk.com

Bitcoin leaves Visa’s market cap in the dust

As of this writing, Visa's market cap of $252.74 billion has been eclipsed by Bitcoin, whose market cap now sits at $289.63 billion. Read More: bitcoinist.com