British Police Report $2.5 Million Losses In Crypto-Related Scams This Summer

Authored by Ana Alexandre via CoinTelegraph.com, British police have warned the public about fraudulent investment schemes involving cryptocurrencies, the volume of which has led to 2 million pounds ($2.55 million) worth of losses this summer, according to an announcement published August 10. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph In the announcement,…

Coinbase Acquires Financial Services Firm, Plans To Become SEC-Regulated Broker Dealer

Authored by Ana Alexandre via CoinTelegraph.com, Leading US cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase initiated the process to become a fully regulated broker dealer by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to an announcement published June 6, this is made possible by the acquisition of securities dealer Keystone Capital Corp. in addition to…

LedgerX Debuts First Bitcoin Savings Account Licensed By CFTC

Authored by Ana Alexandre  via CoinTelegraph.com, Trading and clearing platform LedgerX has launched a new Bitcoin (BTC) savings product that is licensed by the US Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC), Forbes reported May 15. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph The savings product introduced by LedgerX is certified by a CFTC derivatives clearing organization (DCO) license…

Bitcoin Goes Physical: Swiss Start-Up Launches Pilot Sale Of BTC “Banknotes”

Authored by Ana Alexandre via CoinTelegraph.com, Tangem, a start-up operating from Switzerland and Singapore, has launched a pilot sale of physical notes of Bitcoin (BTC), according to a press release published May 3. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph Tangem Notes, described in the press release as “smart banknotes” with a chip developed…

“Bitcoin Misery Index” Flashes ‘Buy’ Signal

Authored by Ana Alexandre via CoinTelegraph.com, Wall Street strategist and co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors Thomas Lee has developed a ‘contrarian index’ that lets investors know how ‘miserable’ Bitcoin (BTC) holders are based on current prices, CNBC reports. The Bitcoin Misery Index says now is…