Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

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There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you…

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Recover as Bitcoin Cash Leads the Charge Again

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On April 25, cryptocurrency markets tumbled after the controversy between the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office, the stablecoin company Tether, and Bitfinex exchange. Since then, prices have slightly recovered and the entire cryptoconomy regained $4.3 billion after losing $10 billion last Thursday. Moreover, out of the top 10 cryptos by market capitalization today, bitcoin…

Kraken Acquires British Derivatives Platform Crypto Facilities

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Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Crypto Facilities, a British digital asset trading platform and index provider, in an undisclosed “nine-figure” deal. The acquisition means that Kraken will now be able to offer both spot and futures trading in bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, litecoin and ethereum while boosting revenue by attracting institutional customers. Also read: Cryptocurrency…

New York AG Report Faults Crypto Exchanges for Manipulation Risks

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The NY Attorney General’s Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations.

BitLicense Refugees: Kraken, ShapeShift CEOs Talk Escape from New York

BitLicense Refugees: Kraken, ShapeShift CEOs Talk Escape from New York

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Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York’s cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.