Crypto Derivatives Exchange FTX Starts Offering Lumber Futures Amidst Commodities Price Boom

FTX, one of the largest derivatives exchanges, has started to offer lumber-based futures markets for its customers, given the recent interest in speculating on commodities prices. Lumber has been one of the key commodities that have skyrocketed in price during these last months, affecting and halting many building projects all across the U.S. FTX[…]

US Senator Elizabeth Warren Bashes Cryptocurrencies Citing Environmental Impact, Investor Protections

US Senator Elizabeth Warren sees several issues with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. She said that “we need a good strong regulatory agency that can continue to update,” claiming that cryptocurrencies invite “investors to come in without the ordinary protections of the transparency and disclosures and auditing.” Elizabeth Warren Bashes Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Elizabeth Warren,[…]

Visa and Tala Join Forces to Boost Cryptocurrency Adoption for Underbanked Populations

Payments giant Visa and financial services provider Tala have partnered to boost cryptocurrency adoption in emerging markets. The collaboration aims to “make it easier for underbanked consumers to convert, store, and use cryptocurrencies.” Visa and Tala Boosting Crypto Adoption in Emerging Markets Visa and Tala have formed a new partnership “to help underbanked populations participate[…]

Treasury Secretary Yellen Says US Does Not Have Framework ‘up to the Task’ of Regulating Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that the U.S. does not have an “adequate framework” to deal with all the different issues posed by cryptocurrencies, such as money laundering and illicit financing. According to her, there is no framework that’s “quite up to the task of putting in place a regulatory framework that we need”[…]

Treasury Secretary Yellen Says US Does Not Have Framework ‘up to the Task’ of Regulating Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that the U.S. does not have an “adequate framework” to deal with all the different issues posed by cryptocurrencies, such as money laundering and illicit financing. According to her, there is no framework that’s “quite up to the task of putting in place a regulatory framework that we need”[…]

JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Says ‘I Don’t Care About Bitcoin’ but Clients Are Interested

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon has reaffirmed his stance on bitcoin while acknowledging that his bank’s clients are interested in the cryptocurrency. “I don’t tell clients what to do,” he said while emphasizing that he does not care about bitcoin. Jamie Dimon Has No Interest in Bitcoin but His Clients Do Jamie Dimon talked about bitcoin[…]

JPMorgan Boss Jamie Dimon Says ‘I Don’t Care About Bitcoin’ but Clients Are Interested

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon has reaffirmed his stance on bitcoin while acknowledging that his bank’s clients are interested in the cryptocurrency. “I don’t tell clients what to do,” he said while emphasizing that he does not care about bitcoin. Jamie Dimon Has No Interest in Bitcoin but His Clients Do Jamie Dimon talked about bitcoin[…]

The $70B Meme Coin Market: Dogecoin Skyrockets Past a Half Dollar, DOGE Market Cap Eats Into BTC Dominance

The popular meme-based crypto-asset dogecoin has seen incredible gains during the last 24 hours jumping over 40% since yesterday. After just recently capturing a $50 billion market valuation, Dogecoin’s market cap now exceeds $71 billion. Moreover, the meme-coin has been eating away at bitcoin’s market dominance, as dogecoin captures 3% of the entire crypto-economy at[…]

Top Auction House Sotheby’s to Accept Cryptocurrencies via Coinbase for Physical Art

Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house, will start accepting cryptocurrencies for physical art. The first auction for which bitcoin and ether will be accepted is Banksy’s Love is in the Air image at the Contemporary Art Evening Auction. The piece is estimated to sell for between $3 million and $5 million. Sotheby’s Accepts Bitcoin and[…]