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How ICO Regulation Could Actually Boost Innovation

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Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have exploded in 2017 as blockchain startups have managed raised over $2 billion in funds since the start of the year using this innovative new form of financing. Not only...
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Is Bitcoin An Effective Substitute For Gold ?

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During the first week of March this year, a momentous event took place – the price of bitcoin surpassed gold price on a per-unit basis for the very first time. Although this was largely an...
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Tech rollover, Crypto FUD & Market noise

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One thing that always bothered me in my early trading days was the abundance of "noise" out there that distracted me constantly and adversely affected my ability to make sound trading decisions based on...
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3 Markets – 3 Stories

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It's rare that you see interesting moves emerging from all three segments of the financial markets namely - Equities, Forex & Cryptocurrencies. This past week provided just that opportunity. To sum it up for...
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Bullish Posturing in Cryptos – ST moves

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Cryptocurrencies have rebounded nicely from their lows in the past few days signalling a possible bottom. It was a nice slow day for me to look at the technical levels of the Top 5...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 15th – 21st)

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It was a welcome return to growth for crypto last week, as markets added around $10 billion across the seven days and ending the week at $211 billion. The most pronounced movement occurred on...
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Zero-fee, Decentralized Exchange Launches on Stellar

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StellarX is the name given to the feeless, all-encompassing decentralized exchange. All-encompassing in that soon there will be stocks, bonds real estate etc. available to trade. Saying this is one thing and accomplishing it...
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Passive Income from Holding Security Tokens

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The ability to earn a passive income with your cryptocurrency holdings has been around a while now. I have dabbled in most of them, but in almost all cases the rewards can be insignificant and...
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Fidelity to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Platform

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The world’s fourth-biggest asset manager, Fidelity Investments, who controls around $7.2 trillion in assets, has 27 million customers and provides investment services to around 13,000 institutional advisory firms and brokers, is launching a digital...
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Winklevoss Gemini Exchange Implements Crypto Insurance

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Gemini has officially incorporated digital asset insurance into its trading platform on top of the already FDIC fiat currency insurance. The insurance company Aon has provided this crypto coverage, although, the amount a user...
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A Possible Conspiracy Theory for Bitcoin’s Prolonged Stability, Despite Much Positive News

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This story is just a theory and I have no idea if this is true or not, it is simply an opinion. Enjoy! Bitcoin has remained at the same price of around $6,600 for the...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (September 17th – 23rd)

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After a rather forgettable first half of the month, crypto markets bounced back strongly last week. Total market cap closed above $225 billion, having started on Monday at just over $200 billion. Ethereum, Stellar,...
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Is the Banking Industry Holding the Crypto Economy Back?

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For centuries, banks have been at the forefront of the UK economy. However, with the meteoric rise of the crypto economy, is the banking industry stopping it from going mainstream? According to the Big Innovation...
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Market Brief: NAFTA 2.0, xRapid launch & USDCAD reversal

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Finally after a grueling 14 months of back & forth negotiations between the three countries - U.S, Canada & Mexico - came to an agreement on a trilateral accord which some of the financial...
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DDI Blockchain Weekly (October 22nd-28th)

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In what was a very tight, rangebound seven days of trading, crypto markets remained virtually unchanged across the week. Market capitalization was almost continuously around the $210 billion-mark. And Bitcoin also remained fairly static,...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Is the Coronavirus pandemic reshaping blockchain and how can the tech help tackle the...

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The current coronavirus pandemic has significantly affected aspects of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Industry events such as crypto conferences have been cancelled and postponed due to the outbreak, resulting in less movement and...
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A Global Channel for Digital Securities

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Tokenized securities were a disaster in 2018. Investors didn’t want them, regulators didn’t like them, and issuers used them to offer scammy small-caps. All of those things need to change before we can use...
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Cryptocurrencies: The UK looks at preliminary steps towards regulation

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Here in the UK, and globally, the emergence of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets have created opportunities and risks. A growing social concern is that there exists a gap in the current financial markets...
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Is this the time to change the systems that underpin society?

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Be the change that you wish to see in the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi Firstly, I want to thank the The5CsofBusiness, who inspired me to write this article on creating a better world by providing thought-provoking...