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Bitcoin Surges Past $10,000, Other Crypto Prices Also Recover

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Bitcoin Surges Past $10,000, Other Crypto Prices Also Recover

Investing.com – Prices of Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies rebounded on Friday in Asia despite recent criticism of Facebook’s plans for its Libra coin. Bitcoin rose 5.2% to $10,499.4 by 1:05 AM ET (05:05 GMT). Ethereum gained 1.5% to $221.26, while XRP inched up 0.9% to 0.31800. Litecoin surged 6.9% to $99.128. While there wasn’t a clear reason for the bounce in…

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Bloomberg: U.S. Regulator Investigating BitMEX for Allowing Americans to Trade

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Bloomberg: U.S. Regulator Investigating BitMEX for Allowing Americans to Trade

United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly investigating derivatives giant BitMEX. According to sources citing people familiar with the matter speaking to Bloomberg, the CFTC suspects that BitMEX, which is registered in the Seychelles, allowed U.S. residents to use its platform to trade. Continue Reading on Coin Telegraph

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Bundesbank Head Says Don’t Suppress ‘Innovative Concepts’ Like Libra

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Bundesbank Head Says Don’t Suppress ‘Innovative Concepts’ Like Libra

The head of Germany’s central bank Jens Weidmann spoke in favor of Facebook’s Libra during a recent G7 event. Weidmann, Bundesbank President and the Governing Council member of the European Central Bank, argued that global regulators should not suppress the project in its infancy, according to an email newsletter in a shared by eToro senior…

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US CFTC Investigates BitMex Crypto Exchange for Carrying US Traders Without Authorization

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US CFTC Investigates BitMex Crypto Exchange for Carrying US Traders Without Authorization

BitMex is under investigation from the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission, reported Bloomberg. The investigation aims to establish if BitMex carried US-based traders despite lacking the licenses. BitMex, a Seychelles-based exchange, is one of the most active Bitcoin (BTC) markets, often swaying the price due to the availability of high-leverage trading and futures markets. The CFTC considers BTC and…

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Bitcoin Price Rallies Above $10,000 and Consolidates

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Bitcoin Price Rallies Above $10,000 and Consolidates

(BTC) showed it would not stay long in the four-digit price territory, once again going for a gain of $1,000 in less than an hour. Late on July 18, BTC shot up from a low of around $9,300, vaulting the $10,500 range in one go. The leading coin stayed with those prices, avoiding the predicted…

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Bundesbank Head Says Don’t Suppress ‘Innovative Concepts’ Like Libra

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Bundesbank Head Says Don’t Suppress ‘Innovative Concepts’ Like Libra

The head of Germany’s central bank Jens Weidmann spoke in favor of Facebook’s Libra during a recent G7 event. Weidmann, Bundesbank President and the Governing Council member of the European Central Bank, argued that global regulators should not suppress the project in its infancy, according to an email newsletter in a shared by eToro senior…

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BTC Price Reclaims $10K After US Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Can’t Be Killed

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BTC Price Reclaims $10K After US Lawmaker Says Bitcoin Can’t Be Killed

(BTC) has retaken $10,000 today following a moderately volatile month, according to data provided by Coin360. Bitcoin starting its parabolic advance in April which culminated in retailing the 5-figure mark in June for the first time since March 2018. At the time, BTC was on a slow-and-steady bull run that peaked just shy of $14,000…

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Blockchain Projects are Helping Bring Trust Back to Charity

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Blockchain Projects are Helping Bring Trust Back to Charity

People around the world donate circa $700 billion to charity annually, but where does this money really go? Most charities spend at least 30% of donations in overhead and events to raise more funds. But that’s in the best of cases. Some organisations deliver less than 10%. Blockchain has the potential to bring back trust…

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US Congress on Libra Overview: Trust, Privacy and Genocide Accusations

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US Congress on Libra Overview: Trust, Privacy and Genocide Accusations

The United States Congress’ hearings on Libra are over. First, on July 16, the Senate Banking Committee held a testimony on Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, which was followed by a meeting organized by the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on the next day. David Marcus, a Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) executive and head of the social media…

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Libra Is Like Sending a Friend Request to Terrorists, Politician Says

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Libra Is Like Sending a Friend Request to Terrorists, Politician Says

A United States Democratic congressman has claimed “Mark Zuckerberg is sending a friend request to oligarchs, drug dealers, human traffickers and terrorists” by launching Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. In a combative tweet on July 17, Brad Sherman described Libra as the “Zuck Buck” and he accused the Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) CEO of deliberately attempting to circumvent America’s…

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