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British Police Seize and Liquidate Almost 300 Bitcoin in First-of-its-Kind Case for UK
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British Police Seize and Liquidate Almost 300 Bitcoin in First-of-its-Kind Case for UK
Just under three-hundred bitcoins have been seized and liquidated by a police force in the UK in a first-of-its-kind case in the country. Surrey County Police Force made the seizure in October of 2017, as part of a raid on a rented property in Virginia Water, which was found to contain a large cannabis farm. The attention of the police was gained after Latvian national Seregjs Teresko who lived at…
Wall Street Billionaire Mike Novogratz Crypto and Blockchain Mass Adoption is 'Five to Six Years Away'
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Wall Street Billionaire Mike Novogratz: Crypto and Blockchain Mass Adoption is ‘Five to Six Years Away’
Wall Street’s very own popular former executive Mike Novogratz thinks that blockchain and cryptocurrency are ‘still five to six years away.’ This prediction was made at Beyond Blocks conference in South Korea. Mike Novogratz has had an interesting career from being a partner at Goldman Sachs to an ex-hedge fund manager at Fortress Investment Group. He has even been ranked as a billionaire by Forbes in 2007 and 2008.  Currently,…
Digital Currency Group's Barry Silbert Claims Bitcoin Has Bottomed Out in 2018
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Digital Currency Group’s Barry Silbert Claims Bitcoin Has Bottomed Out in 2018
Founder and CEO of venture capital fund Digital Currency Group, Barry Silbert has struck a positive note for cryptocurrencies and their perspectives for the remainder of 2018. Mr. Silbert has been long known for his bullish outlook on digital assets as an investment opportunity and was among the first big profile names to invest in bitcoin. Speaking at the Delivering Alpha Conference in New York, he told that, “We’ve probably…
Citadel Hedge Fund CEO Bashes Bitcoin and Advises to Stay Away From It
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Citadel Hedge Fund CEO Bashes Bitcoin and Advises to Stay Away From It
Ken Griffin, CEO and founder of the $30 billion Citadel hedge fund, has slammed the world’s most popular digital currency, admitting he still “scratches his head” about bitcoin. Mr. Griffin has joined a plethora of voices from the traditional world of finance, voicing their disregard of BTC and the crypto industry in general. Some of the other well-known crypto naysayers who have recently condemned bitcoin include Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett…
A Major Crypto Exchange Accused of Producing Fake Trading Volumes
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A Major Crypto Exchange Accused of Producing Fake Trading Volumes
The recent newcomers on the crypto exchange market have demonstrated very fast growing pace. Platforms like BitForex, FCoin and CoinEx made it onto the CoinMarketCap list of top-10 exchanges by 24-hour trading volume. While some experts see the reason for such emergence in ‘trans-fee mining’ model, some people remain skeptical. On 16th July, the CER analytical team in collaboration with its parent company, Hacken, reported evidence for the fabricated volume…
Hedge Fund Billionaire Marc Lasry Positive about Bitcoin touching $40,000
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Hedge Fund Billionaire Marc Lasry Positive about Bitcoin touching $40,000
Marc Lasry, the co-founder of Avenue Capital Group, has positively commended Bitcoin’s price on CNBC on July 18th. His expectations are of Bitcoin reaching $40,000 sooner than later. Marc Lasry a billionaire born in Morocco is an American hedge fund manager who is the CEO of Avenue Capital Group and the co-owner of the famous NBA basket team Milwaukee Bucks. In the interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box show, Lasry spoke…
Mastercard to Speed Up Crypto Payments and Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts
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Mastercard to Speed Up Crypto Payments and Link Cryptocurrency With Fiat Accounts
People using Mastercard credit cards might soon be able to pay for goods or services using bitcoin as a currency. On Tuesday the financial services giant announced that it was awarded a patent for a new technology that would significantly increase the speed of digital currency transactions. On July 17th the US Patent and Trademark Office released an official document, which explains that “blockchain currencies have seen increased usage over…
Pro-Crypto David Solomon to be Appointed as New Goldman Sachs CEO
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Pro-Crypto David Solomon to be Appointed as New Goldman Sachs CEO
The financial giant Goldman Sachs announced that David Solomon will be taking over the reins at the bank, ending a 12-year-long tenure of the current Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein in October. Mr. Solomon will be appointed to both positions, while the still incumbent Goldman boss will take on a role of Senior Chairman in a retirement ceremony, scheduled for the September 30th. Unlike the majority of Wall Street bankers,…
Cryptocurrency Markets Skyrocket Following Avalanche of Good News
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Cryptocurrency Markets Skyrocket Following Avalanche of Good News
The cryptocurrency market as a whole is seeing substantial increases today, which continue yesterday’s positive momentum. Moreover, this comes on the heels of a veritable flurry of positive news, which may indicate that the latest downtrend in cryptocurrencies may have been broken. More specifically, at the time of writing Bitcoin is trading at more than $7,300. This represents a daily increase in excess of 10% and comes following yesterday’s significant…
”The Most Brutal Exam in the World of Finance” Is Getting A Cryptocurrency Section
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”The Most Brutal Exam in the World of Finance” Is Getting A Cryptocurrency Section : Questions
The CFA exam, famed for being difficult, will soon include cryptocurrency-related questions. Business Insider has previously referred to the test as the ”most brutal exam in the world of finance” and is a significant credential for those working within the banking or financial sector. The cryptocurrency and blockchain-related section will reportedly be included in the test starting from August of 2019. The Chartered Financial Analyst credential is offered by the…