Bakkt Continues Expansion Despite CFTC Delay & Crypto Bear Market

Bakkt is not letting setbacks delay their expansion. The exchange is plowing ahead despite not getting approval from the CFTC and the harsh crypto bear market where prices have dropped very low. Owned and powered by the NYSE parent company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Bakkt is looking to enable people and institutions to seamlessly buy, sell, store and spend digital assets. They will offer custody services, an app that can be used to make purchases with their partner Starbucks and physical Bitcoin futures. Bakkt has pushed backed their official launch date 3 times now, the…

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Interview with Ledger CEO Eric Larcheveque – Ledger Nano X Overview & Safety , Crypto Market Predictions & More

In this interview with Ledger CEO Eric Larcheveque we discuss the following topics: Overview of Ledger as company including history, products and more.The new Ledger Nano X - its features, capabilities, safety and more.Is the Bluetooth feature on the new Ledger Nano X safe?If Ledger as a company were to shutdown, would you lose your crypto stored on the Ledger devices?Upcoming 2019 Ledger news and releases.Plans for support of Securitized Tokens / Digital Stocks.Eric's 2019 crypto market outlook and predictions. Get the Ledger Nano S or X to Safely store your Cryptocurrency! - https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/acd6…

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Circle Completed $24 Billion in OTC Trades in 2018 – Institutional Crypto Accumulation

Goldman Sachs backed Circle reported this past week that it executed near $24 Billion in Over The Counter (OTC) crypto trading in 2018. This is ground breaking and very insightful news as there has been much discussion around institutions buying crypto OTC during the bear market but there were no actual hard facts to back it up. The Circle data confirms the massive accumulation that has been taking place. Circle has over 1,000 institutional clients such as exchanges, token projects, OTC desks, asset managers, and other global endowments Here are the details Circle released…

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New York Launches A Crypto Task Force

It was revealed today by NYS Assembly Member Clyde Vanel in a Facebook post that NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law The Digital Currency Study Bill, A8783B/S9013, in the last week of December 2018. This bill establishes the Digital Currency Task Force and positions New York as the first state in the nation to create a cryptocurrency task force to study how to properly regulate, define and use cryptocurrency. The nine members of the task force, appointed by the Governor, Senate and Assembly, are to submit reports by December 15, 2020. The members…

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Proposed US Law “Token Taxonomy Act” To Bring Regulatory Clarity To Crypto Market

Two U.S. congressmen are pushing a new law that would exempt cryptocurrencies from the current 72 year old securities law and provide regulatory clarity for the crypto market and industry. The proposed law named "Token Taxonomy Act" would amend the existing Securities Exchange Act and add a new definition for digital tokens. Everyone in the crypto market and industry has been patiently awaiting a move like this as they have all been stuck in limbo due to lack of regulatory clarity. Although it's very apparent that the decentralized nature and utility of digital assets…

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Tagomi Holdings Inc Launches – Backed By Peter Thiel & Former Goldman Sachs Head Of Trading

The Wall Street herd continues to flock into the crypto market despite the bear market and prices being down significantly. Tagomi Holdings Inc., a startup backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, launched on Monday December 17th, 2018. Tagomi is the first live electronic brokerage offering prime services for sophisticated investors of Bitcoin, Ether, and other digital assets. It is essentially looking to provide services to the institutional investors. Jennifer Campbell, Chief Executive Officer of Tagomi, stated that the company aims to ease the operational challenges related to trading digital assets. The company caters to clients that…

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