Facebook is appearing before the Senate Banking Committee to discuss Libra with congress on July 16 and 17.
CryptoCurrency News from around the World and beyond. This section focuses on what is happening with cryptocurrency now. So that is things like countries embracing or rejecting cryptos, price milestones for Bitcoin and Alts, new ICOs, upcoming forks, etc.
Mnuchin Holds Briefing on Regulating Cryptocurrency (and Confirms Bitcoin as an Investment in Regulated US Exchanges)
After Libra’s announcement, and the President and FED chairman speaking out on Libra and Bitcoin, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin held a briefing to provide clarity on crypto.
Drops of about 38% were common in the Bitcoin bun run of 2015 – 2017. In other words, Bitcoin commonly retraced to the .382 fib level. Could the same happen in 2019?
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell discussed Libra and BTC before a Congressional committee in a semi-annual testimony on monetary policy.
A Ponzi used the Tron brand name in China to scam investors out of $30 million. Angry investors stormed a Tron partner’s office and the police showed up to keep the peace.
Binance announced “Binance Will Dogecoin (DOGE)”… lol, how appropriate. Anyway, Binance is finally listing DOGE.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a financial services regulator in the U.K., is proposing a band on crypto derivatives for retail. That means ETFs, Bitmex, CFDs, futures, and more would be off the table.
TD Ameritrade-backed Bakkt competitor ErisX just got a necessary approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for its Bitcoin futures product.
Here is a chart of Bitcoin since it started trading (so BTC 2010 – 2019). This can help you visualize how the recent run looks in comparison to the history of Bitcoin.
Yet another Coin that Coinbase teased back in December 2018 is getting listed. This time Chainlink will be listed on Coinbase Pro.