Gemini Announces Litecoin Availability With NY State Approval

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Gemini VP of Engineering Erin Winer announced today via the company blog that Gemini will now support Litecoin (LTC). Trading Starts Next Week, Deposits Available Now On Oct. 13 at 9:30 a.m. EST, users of the Gemini exchange will be able to deposit LTC into their accounts, and trading will begin the following Tuesday, October…

Major US Crypto Exchange Obtains Insurance, Will it Have Positive Effect on the Industry?

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This week, major US-based crypto exchange Gemini obtained insurance coverage from a consortium of leading insurance providers led by Aon, a multi-billion dollar insurance giant based in London. Yusuf Hussain, Gemini’s Head of Risk, emphasized the importance of providing sufficient consumer protection to assure that investors on the platform can freely trade cryptocurrencies without the…

Circle Introduces Stablecoin Backed By U.S. Dollar

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Regulated stablecoins continue their disruptive journey into mass adoption as Circle announces application of tokenized fiat assets. The U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin USD//Coin (USDC) is the product of Circle’s partnership with CENTRE, the open source distribution network which will facilitate deposits from U.S. bank accounts. With an open-internet concept in mind, USDC was designed for universal…

Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen

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This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and the tokens can be turned into non-transferable assets. Also read: Markets Update: Short Term Recovery – Is…

Nasdaq Holds Secret Meeting to Legitimize Cryptocurrency

Nasdaq Holds Secret Meeting to Legitimize Cryptocurrency

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With emerging regulation and institutional solutions, Wall Street is slowly adopting cryptocurrencies as a legitimate digital asset class. On July 27, 2018, Nasdaq held a closed-door meeting with traditional exchange and cryptocurrency company executives to discuss the future of the nascent sector. Nasdaq Assembles Crypto Round Table Nasdaq hosted a secret meeting in Chicago with…

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin Trading

Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin Trading

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The slow but steady growth in the limited trading options available to American investors on regulated exchanges is the main focus of today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additionally covered are a surprise resignation, another ransomware attack, and much more. Also Read: Steve Eisman of ‘The Big Short’ Fame: What Value Does Cryptocurrency Actually Add?…