Month: January 2021

Kumar Gaurav, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Cashaa, believes the Indian government’s latest efforts to regulate digital currencies are more of an attempt to prevent illicit activities in the industry rather than outright ban crypto. According to a bulletin released by the Parliament of India on Friday, the governing body will be considering a
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Hundreds of thousands tuned in to a Twitch stream today as U.S. congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez discussed Robinhood’s controversial decision to suspend trading in GameStop after the short squeeze engineered by r/WallStreetBets. Hours earlier, Ocasio-Cortez, who sits on the House Financial Services Committee, slammed Robinhood for favoring the interests of the ultra wealthy at the expense
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Decentralized finance is a form of finance that does not require traditional intermediaries such as banks, brokerages or exchanges. All of the work that would normally be handled by these institutions is instead performed by technological solutions including smart contracts and blockchain. The legacy banking system and DeFi are markedly different. While traditional finance is
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The year 2020 will go down in history for how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the Spanish economy. Beyond that, however, there have been important events from a governmental and regulatory point of view, as well as those related to private companies and the adoption of cryptocurrencies.  Cointelegraph en Español is presenting you a summary of
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Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Rob from the poor and give to the rich? Robinhood
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Summary: ETH and Stablecoins running on Ethereum settled over $1.6 Trillion in 2020 The three major stablecoins driving transaction volume on Ethereum are Tether (USDT), USDC and DAI Stablecoins are a bridge between traditional finance and crypto markets ETH, together with stablecoins running on the Ethereum network settled over $1.6 Trillion in transactions last year.
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Since the exuberant crypto bull run of 2017, regulators have increased their activity in the industry. United States governing bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have all pursued various types of legal enforcement.  From December 2020, there has been an even further regulatory
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When Elon Musk adds #Bitcoin to his Twitter bio, you know buying bitcoin is in vogue again.  The cryptocurrency is pumping, perhaps not-too-coincidentally, as investing app Robinhood faces criticism for censoring stock and crypto trading in response to the Wall Street Bets saga.  With Robinhood taking heat, Coinbase is basking in the glow. Coinbase’s popularity
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