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Want to Short Ethereum? This Uber Vet Has Built a DEX for That.

Are you a bitcoin maximalist? Convinced that EOS is the “Ethereum killer?” Soon, you’ll have the opportunity to put your money where your mouth is, thanks to a new ethereum derivatives product from decentralized fintech startup dYdX. The open-source platform, built on top of decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol 0x, uses smart contracts to allow investors to trade ether for tokens ...

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Wall Street Vet Warns of ICE Bringing Bad Banking Practices to Crypto

Caitlin Long is a Wall Street professional with 22 years of experience including running Morgan Stanley’s pension solutions business. Recently, Long wrote an article about the financialization of cryptocurrency by Wall Street entities, describing the new initiative by ICE (owner of the New York Stock Exchange) to launch a new Bitcoin market called Bakkt as a “double-edged sword.” Long spoke with ...

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Coinbase Taps BNY Mellon Vet to Head Global Compliance Efforts

Cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase has poached a BNY Mellon veteran to head the firm’s global compliance efforts as it seeks to ramp up its international operations and expand the range of assets supported on its platforms. The San Francisco-based Coinbase on Tuesday announced that it had appointed Jeff Horowitz as its chief compliance officer. Prior to joining Coinbase, ...

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VeChain Price: Value Surges Amid Token Swap to VET

The overall cryptocurrency market momentum has turned rather bearish, which is completely normal. A week of solid gains warrants a correction at some point. There’s also the Bitcoin ETF rejection, although that has far less impact than people may think. All top currencies are in the red right now, yet the VeChain price is surging, for no apparent reason. VeChain ...

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Uber Co-Founder, E*Trade Vet Launch Zero-Fee Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

An Uber co-founder and an E*Trade veteran have teamed up to launch commission-free cryptocurrency trading service that, if successful, could see the firm challenge Coinbase, Robinhood, and a growing number of other competitors to become the venue of choice for retail investors. The platform, named Voyager, aims to capitalize on the fragmentation in the global cryptocurrency spot market. Rather than ...

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Crypto Startup Tether Hires Bank of Montreal Vet to Head Compliance Efforts

Cryptocurrency startup Tether, the creator of the controversial crypto token of the same name, has hired a former Bank of Montreal executive to head the firm’s compliance efforts. The British Virgin Islands-based company announced on Thursday that it had appointed Leonardo Real to serve as its new chief compliance officer (CCO). Prior to joining Tether, Real served as AML Quality ...

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Ethereum (ETH), VeChain (VEN), and VeChain Thor (VET)

The cryptocurrency market is trading above $270 today. Most of the coins on the market are in the red, but late-Saturday the market surged nearly $15 billion within an hour. For most of 2018, the entire crypto market has been dancing around the $300 billion range. Let’s take a look at a few coins within the top 35 that have big ...

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VeChain Thor (VET) and Ethereum Classic (ETC)

The crypto market is struggling today, and many coins are down, including VeChain Thor (VET) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). However, despite all the red, the coins are progressing in their projects. VeChain Thor (VET) VeChain Thor (VET) is currently selling for $3.11, which puts the coin down 14.49% in the past 24 hours. Source: CoinMarketCap The VeChain Thor public testnet ...

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