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CME Group Bullish on Bitcoin Despite Pullback in Prices
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group recently stated that customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained bullish in Q3 2019 despite the Bitcoin price pullback.

Nasdaq Launched Institutional Crypto Pricing Product with CryptoCompare
The second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq partnered with crypto data provider CryptoCompare to launch a cryptocurrency pricing product called “Nasdaq/CryptoCompare Aggregate Crypto Reference Prices” targeting institutional investors, as revealed by Cointelegraph on 11 June.

Possible Impacts of Bitcoin Futures on the World Economy in the Next 10 Years
In the past month, there was a little increase of attention towards Bitcoin futures as Bakkt launched its own market, the Bitcoin futures market has been around since 2017. However, there are still some individuals who don’t clearly understand what it is.

Heaven for Bitcoin Miners? Iran Officially Legalizes Crypto Mining
The Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture recently published a statement that the Iranian Economic Commission has approved a mechanism for digital coin mining.

1.2 Billion Valuation? Ethereum Co-founder’s Polkadot Completed Private Token Sale
Powered by the Web 3 Foundation, the blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot completed its private token sale with an valuation of $1.2 bn, as reported by CoinDesk on 27 June.

President Maduro Urged Bank of Venezuela to Trade Petro Crypto Nationwide
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the leading bank in Venezuela, Banco de Venezuela to open up the transaction desks for Petro nationwide, as revealed by the Finance Ministry of Venezuela’s tweet on 4 July.

Fluffypony, the Master behind Monero Steps Down after 5 Years of Leadership
The Lead Maintainer of Monero, Riccardo Fluffypony Spagni, is to step down his position and take a more backup role. Snipa will become the new leader of Monero after Spagni's resignation.

Australian Companies Signed Deal to Develop Blockchain-Driven Virtual Power Plants
Power Ledger, a Perth-based energy trading software company, and Powerclub, an Australian electricity wholesaler, have signed a deal to offer households unparalleled authority over their energy usage via a blockchain-based virtual power plant.

117 Smuggled Crypto Mining Machines Seized by Iranian Police
The Iranian provincial police had apprehended an individual who was said to be smuggling in cryptocurrency mining machines. This was reported by the local news agency Fars News, on July 31.

A Clear Bullish Sign? Open Interest of BTC Future Hit All-Time High
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group revealed the surging open interest of Bitcoin futures (BTC) by a record of 643 contracts in a single day and it also hit all-time high of 5,311 contracts on 17 June.

Crypto Markets Waver with $30 Billion in a Bitcoin Sell-Off
This bearish triangle pattern exhibited by Bitcoin for the past months reached its lowest- $8000

New Ride-Hailing App to Transform Payments by Offering Blockchain Direct Transactions
Bayride has revealed RideNode, a new transportation virtual and blockchain currency that seeks to transform the payment structures in this sector. America’s ride-hailing industry is touted to be revolutionized because RideNode will offer direct transactions between the service provider and consumers.

CoinMarketCap Made its First-Ever Acquisition for Price Transparency
The leading crypto data provider CoinMarketCap has revealed its first-ever acquisition on Hashtag Capital, as revealed in the official blogpost on 26 June. Hashtag Capital was an absolute returns cryptocurrency trading fund, which is determined to provide the “true price” of markets as part of its fund management. Besides, its mission was to reflect every asset accurately by taking all points of available liquidity into account.

Binance: Total Collateral Value of DeFi Reaches 500 million USD
July has been one of the pivotal months for the decentralized finance (DeFi) industry, with a total collateral locked value worth around 500 million USD. Competition with InstaDApp has become greater in the Ethereum-DeFi space, large inflows also have been observed from the growing attention regarding stablecoins.

Are Ethereum Nodes Ready for a New Hard Fork on New Year’s Day?
The Ethereum network is expected to undergo a scheduled upgrade, named Muir Glacier at block number 9,200,000, predicted to occur on New Year’s Day 2020.

Bakkt will Launch BTC Futures Testing in July 2019
According to Bakkt’s latest Medium post, Bakkt will collaborate with its parent company Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) to launch bitcoin futures on the federally regulated futures exchange in the coming months. The newly launched bitcoin futures contracts are developed by Bakkt in conjunction with ICE Futures U.S. and ICE Clear US, with the user acceptance test (UAT) for BTC futures custody and trading starting July 2019.

Bitwise and ETF Trends : 64% of US Financial Advisors expect Bitcoin Price to Appreciate Over Next 5 years
Around half of all wealth in America is managed by financial advisors, but how much of that wealth are they comfortable allocating to cryptoassets?

Deloitte Tests Remuneration of Its Staff Using Bitcoin
Deloitte one of the most reputable audit firms globally has shown plans of testing BTC payments on its staff for optimal adoption.

Binance.US Offers Institutional Liquidity to Tagomi Users in a Partnership Deal
Binance.US has partnered with Tagomi, a crypto brokerage firm, to offer institutional liquidity to its users in its cross-exchange trading platform.

Articles of the Month - September 2019
Articles of the Month - September 2019

Ripple Invests in MoneyGram Equity Honoring Commitment to Accelerate and Expand On-Demand Liquidity
MoneyGram has announced that Ripple has made the final 20 million dollar investment in MoneyGram equity pursuant to the original $50 million equity investment commitment made earlier this year.

Bitfinex and Tether Face Market Manipulation Class Action Lawsuit
Roche Freedman, New York-based legal firm, filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of those who own cryptocurrency against Bitfinex and Tether and others for crypto market manipulation and creating the largest bubble in history.

Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak Could Cause Potential Disruption to the Crypto Market
Since the coronavirus patient was identified on Dec. 8, 2019, in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in China, the virus has since claimed at least 100 lives. According to crypto research firm Chainalysis, China has the status as a crypto investment hub, as it houses the most crypto exchanges in the Asia-Pacific region, which has 40 percent of the world’s top 50 exchanges.

Is Bitcoin Going To Experience Its Biggest Weekly Loss Of 2019 This Week?
For the first time in over six months, Bitcoin’s acceptance has been below key support. Yesterday, the prices plummeted below a four-month low of $7800 and this phase of price volatility lingers.

The ECB Expresses Concerns on Regulating Stablecoins
Due to the lack of regulation of stablecoins, concerns have been conveyed by the European Central Bank (ECB) despite stablecoins with a clear governance framework.