Wall Street Regulator to Examine Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. It’s cryptocurrency hedge funds’ turn in the regulatory spotlight. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will examine dozens of cryptocurrency hedge funds, which are known for their risky trading strategies and higher fees versus traditional investment funds. Regulators want to …

Binance Receives Formal Warning from Japan, Plans to Move HQ to Malta

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has received a formal warning from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) for operating in the country without registering with the regulatory agency as a cryptocurrency trading platform. In a letter dated March 23 and addressed to Binance CEO …

Facebook’s Data Security Meltdown Could Bolster Blockchain: Analyst

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The social media giant shouldn’t mistake the forest for the trees. While Facebook continues to reel from a security breach involving the personal data of tens of millions of users, they may just have demonstrated the value of an unalterable public ledger, …

Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance Faces Regulatory Pressure in Japan: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Japan’s top securities regulator will warn cryptocurrency exchange Binance that it must cease operating in the country without a license or face enforcement action. Citing a person familiar with the matter, Nikkei reports that Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will issue …

‘We Need an International Discussion on Cryptocurrencies’: OECD’s Medcraft

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Greg Medcraft, Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD, recently revealed that he believes we need an “international discussion on cryptocurrencies,” and that blockchain technology will propel the “next revolution.” During an interview on the sidelines …

Bitcoin Price Holds Above $8,500 as Market Fights to Cement Recovery

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bitcoin price held above $8,500 on Tuesday as the market fought to cement yesterday’s widespread recovery. On Monday, the cryptocurrency market cap swelled by $45 billion, with virtually every top-tier cryptocurrency experiencing a double-digit percentage advance against the US dollar. …

US Regulatory Climate Continues to Be Hazy for ICOs

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The US Congress continues to pass business-friendly legislation, but many in the cryptoasset space complain that ambiguities in federal securities laws will prevent initial coin offering issuers (ICOs) from taking advantage of them. Last week, the House of Representatives passed the …

Twitter to Ban Cryptocurrency-Related Ads, With Limited Exceptions: Report

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Twitter may be the next platform to ban cryptocurrency-related ads, following the footsteps of Google and Facebook. According to Sky News, Twitter’s ad ban would go into effect in two weeks. The microblogging platform will reportedly block ads from initial coin …

Bitcoin Gloom? Cheer Up People. Things Are Moving Forward!

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Apparently the community sentiment towards cryptocurrencies is darkening, yet again, due to the recent price drops. The culprit behind these massive sell orders? You already know the answer, Mt. Gox creditor. Google trends quickly show how the community is reacting to …