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All ICOs claiming to be registered with the SEC are lying, says top official

In an official statement from yesterday, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton warned cryptocurrency investors to exercise “extreme caution” when backing initial coin offerings (ICOs) – especially the ones that claim to be registered with the SEC. Addressing the massive hype around cryptocurrencies, blockchain and ICOs, Clayton offered …

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Bitcoin heads to Wall Street as CBOE launches futures

Bitcoin finally arrived on Wall Street with the launch of the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) futures for the cryptocurrency on Sunday. Within hours of the exchange kicking off trading for Bitcoin futures at 6PM ET, they soared by 25 percent – triggering a five-minute trading halt that’s similar to …

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Experts think 20K is in sight

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) isn’t so much rallying today as it seems to be triumphantly marching forth. A week ago it dipped thousands in a 24-hour period and convinced everyone it’d be worth about 10K. Now some experts see it reaching 20K by Christmas. If you’ve been ‘hodling’ your …

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Oh god, even VCs are on the blockchain now

The biggest tech buzzword of 2017 was undeniably “the blockchain,” with startups moving to distributed tamper-proof ledgers, even if they didn’t actually need to. Facebook for cats? Put it on the blockchain. The Uber of ICOs? Blockchainify it (it’s a word, trust me. Or, at least, it will be. Probably). …

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Bitcoin blasts past $12,000 for the first time

After crossing the $10,000 mark just a week ago, Bitcoin has now soared past $12,000 today; at the time of writing (4AM GMT), it’s at $12,253. Perhaps even more notable is that CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index shows that the cryptocurrency’s market capitalization – the valuation of all Bitcoins in circulation …

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