Deflation, Not Inflation, Will Unleash Bitcoin Prices

Free Report: The Federal Reserve is testing the limits of the dollar in the face of COVID-19. Fundamental data shows that these are the perfect conditions for Bitcoin to break into the mainstream. Key Takeaways COVID-19 pushed the stock market into panic, causing all assets to plummet, including gold and Bitcoin. The Federal Reserve is […]

SEC Orders BitClave to Pay Its ICO Investors $25 Million

The blockchain search project has been shut down by the SEC and forced to pay investors $25 million. Key Takeaways BitClave has been designated an unregistered security and fined more than $25 million. Though not officially dead, BitClave has been inactive for months. Several other crypto projects have also been penalized by the SEC. Share […]

Chinese Citizens Are Now Able to Inherit Cryptocurrency

The Thirteenth National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference has come to an end on May 28. According to Xinhua news, the same day the parliament passed a new civil code; a legislation package that includes protecting the civil rights of inheritance, marriage, property, personality, contract and infringement.  The new code states: “When […]

Will Easing Lockdown Lead to a Decrease in Bitcoin Trading in Russia?

Source: Adobe/jessaerons Financial experts and crypto exchanges say they are confident that as Russia comes out of lockdown, crypto trading and investment will continue to grow. But others warn that some locked-down crypto first-timers will exit the market – although they may not be missed. As previously reported, Russian exchanges and crypto sites reported a […]

Telegram CEO Donates 10 BTC to Charity Project in Russia

Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of popular messaging app Telegram, has purportedly resumed his charity activity soon after terminating Telegram’s blockchain project. Known for philanthropic activity, including a $1 million donation to Wikipedia, Durov has donated 10 bitcoins (BTC) to a charity project in Russia. The coins are worth around $96,000 at time of publication. […]

A Bitcoin ETF Could Help Fairly Price Grayscale’s GBTC

In a Bloomberg interview, the SEC commissioner, Hester Peirce, said the approval of a Bitcoin (BTC) ETF by the regulator could help price Graysclale’s GBTC more fairly. The commissioner has again reiterated that in her opinion, the SEC is treating crypto related financial instruments unfairly, applying to them unique requirements: “Recently I issued a second […]

Brace for Bitcoin Volatility as Large Number of Futures & Options Expire

Source: Adobe/andov Bitcoin (BTC) holders may be in for a wild ride in the next few days, as an unusually large number of bitcoin futures & options contracts are set to expire this Friday on the institutionally-focused major derivatives exchange CME. According to data from Skew, a firm that analyzes the crypto derivatives market, 23,000 […]

Kraken Mulls Lightning, Telegram Chief Donates Bitcoin + More News

Source: Adobe/Natt Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchange news US-based crypto exchange Kraken might launch support for the Bitcoin Lightning Network by the end of the year. In response to a question on the timeline for […]

Samsung Adds Bitcoin Focused Exchange Gemini To Its Flagships

Source: Adobe/grejak The world’s largest smartphone maker, Samsung, has integrated the Gemini exchange into its Blockchain Wallet on Galaxy smartphones in the US and Canada. (Updated at 13:36 UTC: a quote by Jeanine Hightower-Sellitto has been added). By connecting their Samsung Blockchain Wallet to the Gemini mobile app, users can buy and sell crypto, view […]

Ether Options Open Interest Hits All-Time High

The booming BTC options market has overshadowed the rising volumes of ETH options on Deribit. Share this article While BTC options open interest broke past the $1 billion threshold, the growth in ETH options has gone unnoticed. Ether options have been making new highs every week and are closing in on $100 million of outstanding […]