Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists Physically-Backed Bitcoin ETP

Nasdaq-listed WisdomTree has launched a physically-backed Bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) to be listed on Switzerland‘s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange. In a news release published on Dec. 3, the asset manager revealed that online Swiss bank Swissquote will serve as a custody partner for the product, which is being listed at a total expense …

Singaporean Gov’t Blockchain Platform Facilitates $15.7 Million in Fundraising

The Singaporean government-backed blockchain platform Tribe has helped raise another $15.7 million for participating companies through its ecosystem. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 2, Tribe Accelerator revealed that a total of $28 million had been raised to date to support start-ups from around the world attempting to solve real-world problems with …

Cracking $7.4K Opens Path to $8.1K Resistance — Analyst

Bitcoin (BTC) stayed rangebound on Dec. 2 after a descent from near $8,000 over the weekend failed to crack the $7,000 support. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin volatility lessens but $7.5K evades traders Data from Coin360 showed the largest cryptocurrency trading in a narrower $300 corridor as the week began, with 24-hour performance …

Top-5 Cryptos This Week: ATOM, TRX, ADA, EOS, XMR

A few of the top performers of the past seven days are showing strength. This suggests that select cryptocurrencies can offer buying opportunities. This is the second year in a row that November has turned out to be the worst month for Bitcoin (BTC) of the year. In 2018, Bitcoin’s price had plunged 36.18%. While …

The Fact, the Fiction and the Context

It’s the clichéd rhetoric of choice for anyone seeking to discredit crypto. An ace in the hole for any argument against its proliferation. The go-to thesis for those who know very little about cryptocurrency but wish to appear otherwise.  The idea that cryptocurrencies are solely utilized within illicit activities has become both a tool for …

American Citizen Arrested For Educating North Korea On Blockchain And Crypto

Today United States prosecutors announced the arrest of Virgil Griffith, who allegedly traveled to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to deliver a presentation on how to use cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology to circumvent sanctions. According to the November 29 announcement, the 36-year-old Griffith was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport, and will …