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Luxembourg’s New Bill Affords Blockchain Transactions the Same Protections as Traditional Ones

Luxembourg lawmakers passed a new blockchain bill into law, giving transactions completed via distributed ledger the same legal status as those done via traditional means. Luxembourg is one of the more forward-thinking in terms of blockchain adoption. Now, the...

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Custody or Convenience: BitGo Offers Cold Storage Cryptocurrency Trading

There are tradeoffs between centralization and convenience in cryptocurrency trading. BitGo has partnered with Genesis Global Trading Inc. to introduce a new method for exchanging funds offline that could offer greater flexibility and security, but it may come at...

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Bakkt Acquires Established Futures Brokerage to Strengthen Bitcoin Offering

Coming Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt announced Monday the acquisition of an independent futures commission merchant for an undisclosed amount. The move aims to augment Bakkt’s services for institutional investments in cryptocurrency assets. On the back of a $182 million...

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Cryptocurrency’s Christmas Rally Could Indicate Bitcoin’s Independence from U.S. Stock Market

One of the oldest questions in cryptocurrency is whether Bitcoin is tethered to the performance of the overall stock market. The current crypto market rally could indicate that Bitcoin and other altcoins are independent from dips in U.S. stocks....

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Coinbase Considers 30+ Cryptos: Coinbase Pro Lists Civic, distrixt0x, Loom Network, Decentraland

Today, Coinbase announced it is considering 30 plus different cryptocurrencies to list on its platform, following the listing of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) on Coinbase Pro. In a recent blog post, Coinbase announced it is...

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