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BTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

“You should seek additional information regarding the merits and risks of investing in any cryptocurrency before deciding to purchase or sell any such instruments” reports coindesk.com. The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies.CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.The information presented herein is accurate only as of its date, and it was not prepared by a research analyst or other investment…

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10 Key Things to Consider When Choosing a Crypto Exchange

“The above 10 aspects can be good examples of things to consider and research when choosing a crypto exchange, although they will vary from person to person based on their goals, values and activities” writes Benjamin Pirus for cointelegraph.com. Therefore, it can be important to know which crypto assets each exchange offers, selecting the appropriate options.Many crypto exchanges nowadays also ban customers residing in certain countries.Top digital assets such as Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) are widely available on most crypto exchanges.Different exchanges comply with different laws and regulations,…

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Binance Futures Hits $2.7B All-Time High as Firm Adds Futures on iOS

“Binance, the second-biggest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume at press time, now supports Bitcoin (BTC) futures trading on its new iOS app” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. The news comes after Binance launched futures trading on its Android app in October 2019, the company noted. Bakkt’s futures trading was launched on Sept. 23.Bitcoin and Ether futures trading is now also available on Android, Binance stated in the blog post. Source: cointelegraph.com

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It’s All About $7,400 for Bitcoin Price as a Big Move Is Now Imminent

“The price action has formed an incomplete Adam and Eve pattern, which can be interpreted as a bottoming pattern” reports cointelegraph.com. Today Bitcoin touched a high at $7,660 following and a low at $7,370 with most of the price action taking place in the second half of the day.Bitcoin bulls are grinding the price higher on a weekly timeframe but the trend on a macro level remains overwhelmingly to the downside.This type of price action normally precedes a more definitive move for the market as we saw last week when…

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Japan’s 2nd-Largest Utility Trials Blockchain for Renewable Energy Credits

“These provide energy retailers with proof that the portion of energy under the certificate is generated from renewable energy sources” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. The second-largest power utility in Japan is extending its trial of a blockchain-powered system for transacting renewable energy credits.In 2018, Japan was the world’s fifth-largest consumer of electricity, yet produced only 17.5% of its energy from renewable sources.An initial successful trial between KEPCO and power Ledger had reportedly demonstrated that allowing energy producers to trade their surplus energy via the platform was an efficient way…

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US SEC Seeks to Reopen Case Against Bitcoin Fraudster, Seeks Penalties

“The SEC expects to either reach an agreement on monetary relief or move to seek monetary relief should the court reopen the case” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed to reopen a case against Bitcoin (BTC) fraudster Renwick Haddow as he has not resolved the regulator’s claims for monetary relief against him.The SEC states that the consent judgment and case closure left its claims for monetary penalties unsettled. Source: cointelegraph.com

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South Korea: Gov’t Seeks to Tax Crypto Transactions as Capital Gains

“The South Korean government plans to tax capital gains on cryptocurrency transactions” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. Major South Korean exchange Upbit, which is run by a subsidiary of Korean tech giant Kakao, revealed last month that 342,000 Ether (ETH) had been stolen from its hot wallets.This would ensure that crypto exchanges adhere to the same Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering standards as traditional financial institutions.While the government’s capital gains bill will reportedly go ahead regardless of related legislation, The Korea Times notes that a more adequate definition of…

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Lithuanian Central Bank Announces Blockchain Collector Coin

“In October, the central bank also announced that it selected technology behemoth IBM and IT services firm Tieto as the finalists contending to develop its blockchain platform” writes Adrian Zmudzinski for cointelegraph.com. The Bank of Lithuania announced that it will release a digital, blockchain-based collector coin in the spring of 2020, according to a press release on Dec. 9.The coin is dedicated to the Act of Independence of Lithuania on Feb. 16, 1918, and its 20 signatories.Once the buyer holds one coin per every category, he will be able to…

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Bitcoin News Digest Monday, December 9, 2019

Bitcoin Climbs 2 Spots on China’s Latest CCID Ranking China’s Center for Information and Industry Development once again published a new list of its crypto ranking index, pushing Bitcoin 2 spots higher than   Bitcoin Declines In November As Chinese Euphoria Fades Bitcoin lost value in November, following its long-term bearish trend. Will the cryptocurrency break out of this pattern soon?   Invest In Bitcoin: How, Where and When Bitcoin is the world’s first cryptocurrency yet decentralized but fastened towards centralization. Kind of digital currency which does not depend on…

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The Safello Story: Smaller Crypto Exchanges Must Partner to Survive

“Edge, a San Diego-based startup originally found in 2013 as Airbitz, has partnered with the incumbent Israeli exchange Bits of Gold, the lightning-friendly brokerage Moonpay and several other startups” reports coindesk.com. From the users’ perspective, they may not even need to create an exchange account or enter personal information for small purchases, depending on the jurisdiction. Source: coindesk.com

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