Recent News and Releases

February 20, 2018

U.S. Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules

"WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class, several top lawmakers told Reuters.

February 19, 2018

Crypto 2018: (Open Ledger Technology) Elite Mastermind│ by Blockchain (Open Ledger) & FinTech MeetUp

Crypto 2018: Blockchain (Open Ledger Technology) Elite Mastermind will begin on February 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM PST in ll Piccolo Verde (140 South Barrington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States).

February 16, 2018

Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin

"Divorcing couples are being warned to disclose all their assets amid fears that some may use digital currencies such as Bitcoin to hide their wealth.

February 15, 2018

Here’s why you should keep a close eye on tomorrow’s US inflation data

“What’s really eating at markets?
Last week’s little panic is already retreating into the distance. Markets are bouncing back and the “buy the dip” mentality is reaffirming itself as the only game in town.
But while I don’t think we’ve seen the top, I do think that something important shifted last week.
Let’s dig a bit deeper...”

February 14, 2018

Cryptocurrency mining in Iceland is using so much energy, the electricity may run out

The value of bitcoin may have stumbled in recent months, but in Iceland it has known only one direction so far: upward. The stunning success of cryptocurrencies around the globe has had a more unexpected repercussion on the island of 340,000 people: It could soon result in an energy shortage in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.