Thailand SEC Eyes Approval of 5 ICOs out of 50 Applicants This Month

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the country’s capital markets authority, is reportedly expecting to approve five initial coin offerings (ICOs) this month. According to a report by the Bangkok Post, the Thailand SEC is expecting five ICO projects …

Bitcoin Futures Could Spur Bank Ratings Downgrades

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Rating agencies may downgrade banks that clear bitcoin futures if these financial products continue to see increasing volumes over the coming months. Financial publication Risk.net reports that each of the three large rating agencies — Standard and Poor’s, Moody’s, …

LA Trader ‘Bitcoin Maven’ Faces Jail Time for LocalBitcoins Activity

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! A Los Angeles trader on LocalBitcoins who goes by the name “Bitcoin Maven” is facing up to 30 months in prison for running an illegal money transmitting business. NBC Los Angeles claims fifty-year-old Theresa Tetley made at least $300,000 a …

The Moscow Stock Exchange is Preparing to Display ICO Market Data

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Colombian Banks Shutter Accounts of Domestic Cryptocurrency Exchange

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Bitcoin Drops to $7,200 While Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash Fall 7 Percent

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market dropped more than $22 billion, falling from $343 billion to $321 billion in market valuation. Bitcoin fell by 5 percent, while other major cryptocurrencies recorded larger losses, dropping by more than …

1 in 3 Germans See Cryptocurrency as an Investment Opportunity

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Wall Street’s ‘Crypto King’ Says Regulatory Clarity Is Bullish for Bitcoin

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Bart Smith, who was crowned “Wall Street’s Crypto King” by CNBC, is optimistic that institutional investors will start pouring money into the cryptocurrency market once more regulatory clarity is provided. Smith heads the digital asset group at Pennsylvania-based investment firm Susquehanna International Group, which first …

Mysterious ‘Asian Whale’ Begins Funneling Bitcoins Back to Huobi

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. A mysterious “Asian whale” accumulated more than 94,000 bitcoins during the first half of 2018, and now they have begun to move them back to one of the cryptocurrency exchanges from which they originated, sparking fears of a new selloff. Blockchain data …