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CFTC Warns Against Cryptocurrency Pump-and-dump Schemes

The rising popularity of cryptocurrencies is of great concern. Especially when it comes to pump-and-dump schemes, there’s reason to be concerned. As such, the CFTC issued an official warning against this type of market manipulation. They advise customers to avoid such schemes, especially when it comes to small and new altcoin markets. It is evident doing one’s research is always ...

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CFTC Advisory Committee Recommends Creation of Virtual Currency Subcommittee

On Wednesday, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Committee’s (CFTC) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) held a public meeting at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. During the meeting, members of the Bitcoin and cryptoasset industry shared information regarding this emerging market and offered guidance on how the CFTC may approach regulating the space in 2018. Multiple participants in the public hearing made comments ...

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CFTC Issues Investor Warning on Cryptocurrency Pump-and-Dump Scams

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a warning advising investors to avoid falling prey to cryptocurrency-based pump-and-dump schemes. The Customer Protection Advisory, which was published by the chief US market regulator on Thursday, urges investors to conduct their own research before investing in cryptocurrencies, particularly ...

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SEC, CFTC Breathe Life Into Floundering Crypto Market | News

Bitcoin and its crypto brethren received an unlikely lifeline from American trading regulators on Tuesday this week, which ended in a complete turnaround after a nasty market crash. The Commodities and Future Trading Commission and the US Securities Exchange Commission held a highly anticipated hearing on Tuesday, focused on their stance towards cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings and Blockchain technology. The ...

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SEC and CFTC Give Testimonies at Senate Hearing on Virtual Currencies

Today, February 6, 2018, the prospects for coherent U.S. regulation on cryptocurrencies became a little more clear, as were the impasses that were frustrating progress on the issue. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (the “Committee”) heard joint testimony from the heads of both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). ...

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SEC and CFTC Hearing: more legitimate ICOs or “if ther… | News

The Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC) and US Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) met the morning of February 6 2018 to discuss their roles in Blockchain, virtual currencies, and ICOs. Set in Washington D.C. at the Dirksen Senate Building, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs met in open session for about 2 hours. Before the hearing began, testimonies ...

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Crypto Market Sees Slight Rebound During SEC, CFTC Hea… | News

The crypto markets have seen a slight uptick Tuesday, Feb. 6, after Monday’s sharp decline. This slight market rebound could be attributed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hearings that are taking place today, Feb. 6. The regulatory bodies plan to discuss cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), and ETFs. Bitcoin (BTC) is still ...

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CFTC Chairman Tells US Senate

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The chairmen of two top US market regulatory agencies largely stuck to the script during Tuesday’s Senate hearing on potential cryptocurrency regulations. The hearing, which was held by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, touched on a broad range of regulatory concerns related to ...

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US: SEC, CFTC Cryptocurrency Meeting Continues Existin… | News

The dedicated session involving the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is taking place Tuesday, Feb. 6. The written testimonies of Jay Clayton and J. Christopher Giancarlo, the chairmen of the SEC and the CFTC respecitvely, have been released to the public. Cryptocurrency users have reacted calmly to the major meeting of US regulators ...

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Chairman Of The CFTC Suggests “Do No Harm” Approach

J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) presented a written testimony before the Senate Banking Committee today, suggesting a “do no harm” registration process for distributed ledger (blockchain) and cryptocurrency companies and start-ups. The full testimony can be found here. Giancarlo had the following to say: “Virtual currencies mark a paradigm shift in how we think about payments, traditional financial processes, and ...

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