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SEC Heightens Crypto Crackdown, While US Court Ruling Marks Cryptos as Securities

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week…
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Ex-CEO of Crypto Company Sentenced to Prison for Fraud, Fined $9 Million

The former CEO of a cryptocurrency company has been sentenced to prison time and ordered to pay $9 million in restitution due to his company’s role in a major Ponzi scheme that cost hundreds of investors millions of dollars. The hearing comes…
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Philippine Lawmakers Plan to Publish Crypto Exchange Regulations Next Week

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that more cryptocurrency exchanges could be given the green light to operate in the country as early as the end of next week. The development follows news that the nation is also…
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John McAfee Interview: ‘Bitcoin Will Become The Gold Standard’

In an interview with NewsBTC, John McAfee said Bitcoin will “skyrocket soon” to become “enormously valuable.” He also criticized social media sites for failing to stand up to the SEC which he described as “shadowy” and claims is…
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SEC U-Turn on ETF Rejection — A Balancing Act for Adoption?

It’s been an interesting couple of days for a number of exchanges which were hoping to get the green light to launch various Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). On Aug. 22, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its…
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BitMEX Data Glitch Sees Bitcoin Price Temporarily at $8,000, What Happened?

One of the most popular Bitcoin exchanges in the global market has experienced a data glitch in their system which sent the price of Bitcoin from $6,500 to $8,000 within minutes. Given that no trades were executed at the $8,000 mark, it is highly…
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Brian Kelly: A Bitcoin ETF Could Spark A “Nice Rally”

The seemingly never-ending Bitcoin ETF saga has continued, with a recent regulatory development recently sparking discussion within the cryptosphere. The Bitcoin ETF Debacle Continues As reported by NewsBTC, on August 22nd, the SEC came out…
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Major Crypto Exchanges Collaborate to Create Self-Regulatory Organization

Four major cryptocurrency exchanges are teaming up develop a self-regulatory organization (SRO) that would work cohesively to develop rules, regulations, and to set new regulatory standards for the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. News…
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Bitcoin ETF Approval Expected in 2019, Will CBOE to be Approved First?

It is clear that the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is conflicted as to whether or not they should approve or deny the variety of Bitcoin ETFs in the running for approval. Many investors are looking towards the CBOE VanEck/SolidX…
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Crypto Market Crumbles To New Year-To-Date Lows, Where Does it go Next?

On Thursday, investors awoke to a promising sight — a $300 candle that brought Bitcoin’s price off a $6,150 low — so some thought that the worse for over for the market. But, as some investors were lured into a false sense of security,…