EXMO Cryptocurrency Exchange to Launch Margin Lending , Announces Crowdsale Backed by Desmond Marshall

EXMO is trying to position itself as a leading cryptocurrency exchange platform that is ahead of the curve, 5 years following its launch in 2013. As part of that effort, the thriving crypto-exchange platform has announced the launch of its very own EXMO Coin crowdsale – starting April 26th and set to end on May 26th, 2018. The token sale is set to boost support for its goal to add a Margin Loan service on the exchange platform. This move will fall in line with a set of programs that…

Founder of Algebraix Comments on Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Ad Ban

In 2017, initial coin offerings (ICOs) became a landmark feature as they entered the mainstream. According to fintech analytics provider Autonomous NEXT, ICOs raised $4.2 billion in 2017, eclipsing the $225 million raised the previous year. Even though ICOs have been around for years, they gained new heights of interest last year aided by celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Floyd Mayweather Jr. promoting ICOs. With this rise in ICO funding, so too has there been an increase in advertising for this new form of fundraising. Yet, this has seen…

Equity Markets vs. Cryptocurrency Markets: Weekly Perf… | News

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Both equities and cryptocurrency markets rallied together last week, as each recovered prior losses. Investors will continue to watch for signs of inflation and the trend of rising rates. The 10-year US Treasury yield has been leading global rates higher, hitting a four-year…

CFTC Offers $100,000 Bounty to Crypto Pump-and-Dump Whistleblowers

Featured The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has created a bounty to encourage whistleblowers coming forward in exposing “pump-and-dump” schemes. “Customers should not purchase virtual currencies, digital coins,” the CFTC warned, “or tokens based on social media tips or sudden price spikes. Thoroughly research virtual currencies, digital coins, tokens, and the companies or entities behind them in order to separate hype from facts.” Also read: Citibank India Bans Bitcoin  Pump-and-Dump Bounty To eat at scammers’ anonymity at least, the CFTC is offering, “If you have original information…

Wyoming’s Senate Bill 111 Favors Cryptocurrencies over Federal Reserve Money

Cryptocurrency regulation has always been a contested topic in the United States. In Wyoming, a new bill is on the table to exempt cryptocurrencies from property taxes. In fact, it will boost the adoption of digital currencies as a whole. Known as Senate Bill 111, it remains to be seen if this proposal can gain sufficient support. Governments all over the world can benefit from soft regulation for cryptocurrencies. This new form of money opens up a lot of opportunities. Additionally, it will help create a lot of jobs in…

Polish Financial Authorities Paid Youtuber to Smear Cryptocurrency

Regulation Polish financial authorities have spent taxpayers’ money on a smear campaign on Youtube and Facebook against investing in cryptocurrencies. While issuing warnings or trying to educate the public against what regulators fear are risky investments are not uncommon around the world, in this case they tried to sway public opinion against crypto assets by paying social media influencers to attack them. Also Read: Half of Large British Businesses Hold Stockpiles of Cryptocurrency Youtube Propaganda The Central Bank of Poland (Narodowy Bank Polski or NBP), in cooperation…

Polish Central Bank Secretly Funds Anti-Crypto Youtube… | News

The Central Bank of Poland has admitted to funding anti-cryptocurrency campaigns on social media, specifically Polish Youtuber Marcin Dubiel and his Dec. 2017 video, “I LOST ALL THE MONEY?!,” Polish news portal money.pl reports. The social media campaign against crypto was carried out by Central Bank of Poland in conjunction with Polish Youtube partner network Gamellon, Google Ireland Limited, and Facebook Ireland Limited, allocating about 91,000 zloty (around $27,000) for producing anti-crypto content. Money.pl reports that the Central Bank’s campaign also had videos published on the Planeta Faktów (Planet of…

Two Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto Mining

Mining The governors of two Russian regions have indicated their readiness to accommodate large crypto mining facilities. Two of the westernmost subjects of the Federation – Kaliningrad and Leningrad – are willing to welcome miners and want to get involved in “bitcoin production”. Local authorities have expressed intentions to take mining out of garages and scale it up to industrial level. They are now pressing Moscow for regulations.    Also Read: Russia Ready for Migrant Bitcoin Miners Influx One Huge Mining Farm Many are interested in cryptocurrencies…

KALI COIN ICO – With Its CoinRecoil Exchange Can Be a Real Threat to Existing Cryptocurrency Exchanges

KALI Coin ICO successfully completes private sale in just 5 days; Pre-ICO to start from 20th February 2018 at USD 0.035 in the first week, price increases every week. Highlights: Kali Coin ICO to promote international cryptocurrency exchange CoinRecoil; The first exchange to be launched in India; Also looks at Canada, Singapore and Australia for setting up country-specific FIAT to CRYPTO Exchange. Investors of KALI COIN ICO will enjoy zero brokerage charges for one full year on exchange platform – CoinRecoil, privilege trading & customer services; reward with buyback programs.…

Number of Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Rises to 226 Globally

Finance The number of global cryptocurrency hedge funds has reached a record high of 226, according to research firm Autonomous Next. The hedge funds tracked by leading hedge fund database provider Eurekahedge show a return of 1,477.85 percent in 2017 on average. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies 226 Crypto Hedge Funds According to Autonomous Next, the London-based fintech practice of Autonomous Research, the number of hedge funds focused on trading cryptocurrencies more than doubled in the past four months. Reuters reported:…