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X_TRADER Transformed The Industry: Now It’s Time To Do It Again Commentary,Feature

The announcement that Trading Technologies will be shutting down its X_TRADER platform is not a big surprise. But what that platform has done over its 25-year lifespan certainly is. And what the new TT platform may do in the coming months and years may be equally astounding. Taking a look back, there’s not a single ISV trading platform that has had a greater impact on the industry than X_TRADER. Launched in 1994, the technology that included patented breakthroughs like the ubiquitous price ladder and autospreader transformed the trading industry with Harris Brumfield’s trader’s eye for functionality and speed. The patents…

Custody Battle Brewing Over Crypto Assets, and That’s a Good Thing Blockchain,Commentary,CryptoMarkets,Feature

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It was just a few months ago that the cryptocurrency markets were bemoaning the lack of institutional-grade custody services. Without them, no right-minded fund or asset manager was going to get anywhere near this market. And if they did, they had already written their firm’s obituary and put it in a drawer just in case. It reads something like this: “Thank you, dear customer, for investing your hard-earned fiat currency into our kick-ass digital asset fund. Unfortunately, someone in the Seychelles, Pyongyang, Kiev, Tehran or all of the above has stolen our crypto assets. With regret, we will be liquidating…

The crypto-currencies that die before they have bloomed Blog,CryptoMarkets

The crypto-currencies that die before they have bloomed Rory Cellan-Jones – BBC It has been the biggest craze in investment of the last two years – the idea that creating your own crypto-currency through an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is the route to riches. /jlne.ws/2m8IF9J Hackers steal $23.5 million from cryptocurrency exchange Bancor Stan Schroeder – Mashable Hackers attacked cryptocurrency exchange Bancor on Monday, compromising one of the company’s virtual wallets and stealing roughly $23.5 million worth of digital currencies. /jlne.ws/2m7QI6s London School Of Economics launches online certificate course about Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption CryptoCurrency Guide RTT News reports that…

What’s Next for Bitcoin? Blog,CryptoMarkets

What’s Next for Bitcoin? Sam Mamudi, Olga Kharif, and Matthew Leising – Bloomberg Last year, Bitcoin led a motley pack of so-called cryptocurrencies in one of the great booms in market history, soaring over 2,000 percent to its peak. Since then, it’s led an epic bust that rivals the dot-com era stock market collapse. But there are still plenty of true believers. Here’s a guide for those feeling at sea in these turbulent digital waters. /jlne.ws/2mbBJsx Stacking Up Coin and Equity Offerings Insights.coinigy.com An overwhelming majority of projects selling tokens are not selling cryptocurrencies, but rather cryptoassets. That is, few…

China’s The Blockchainer Bags Millions in Fresh Investment Blog,CryptoMarkets

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China’s The Blockchainer Bags Millions in Fresh Investment Komfie Manalo – Cryptovest.com The Blockchainer has raised “tens of millions” of yuan from blockchain-focused fund management firms, with the money intended to support the global expansion the Shanghai-based blockchain services provider plans to undertake this year, the China Money Network reported. /jlne.ws/2KUUVZu World’s Largest Bank Eyes Faster Asset Exchange With Blockchain Wolfie Zhao – Coindesk The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), one of China’s “Big Four” state-owned commercial banks and one of the world’s largest by total assets, is seeking to patent a blockchain system for the exchange of…

World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Eyes $1 Billion Profit Amid Rout Blog,CryptoMarkets

World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Eyes $1 Billion Profit Amid Rout Cindy Wang – Bloomberg This year’s cryptocurrency crash has saddled bulls with billions of dollars in losses, but the world’s largest virtual currency exchange is still making money hand over fist. /jlne.ws/2KyHoqW Crypto Thefts Triple, Driving Growth in Coin Money-Laundering Olga Kharif – Bloomberg ‘Whole new generation of cyber criminals’ is emerging; Regulators are likely to crack down, CipherTrace CEO says Criminals are stealing more cryptocurrency from exchanges, and that’s driving growth in a cottage industry of services that allows for money laundering of coins, according to a new report….

Cryptocurrency Virtually Outlawed in India as Top Court Backs Ban Blog,CryptoMarkets

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Cryptocurrency Virtually Outlawed in India as Top Court Backs Ban Upmanyu Trivedi and Rahul Satija – Bloomberg Supreme Court says central bank directive to remain in effect; RBI had ordered banks to stop dealings with crypto firms India’s top court refused to overturn a central bank ban on lenders from dealing in cryptocurrencies, a move that effectively outlaws the nascent industry in Asia’s third-largest economy. /jlne.ws/2KPUgoO Crypto Thefts Triple, Driving Growth in Coin Money-Laundering Olga Kharif – Bloomberg ‘Whole new generation of cyber criminals’ is emerging; Regulators are likely to crack down, CipherTrace CEO says Criminals are stealing more cryptocurrency…

Illegal Crypto Stock Sales Lead SEC to Settle With Nevada Men Blog,CryptoMarkets

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Illegal Crypto Stock Sales Lead SEC to Settle With Nevada Men Chris Dolmetsch – Bloomberg Two Nevada men agreed to settle a lawsuit by securities regulators that accused them of profiting from illegal sales of a Hong Kong company that surged more than 900 percent last year. /jlne.ws/2Nlk9OX Survey Shows 40% of Canadians Have Sold Their Cryptocurrency NewsBTC A recent study investigating the investments habits of Canadians found that 40% of Ontario’s resident investors have sold their cryptocurrency holdings. /jlne.ws/2KCtbst Brokers Could Bring Billions to the Crypto Markets Viraj Shah – [blokt] – Blockchain, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency News The democratic,…

Chicago is Crypto-fuel For the Coinbase Rocket Blockchain,Blog,CryptoMarkets,Feature

My meeting with Paul Bauerschmidt has been reset three times and he’s running a few minutes late for our coffee in Chicago. It’s understandable. Since taking the role as co-head of Coinbase’s Chicago office last October, it’s been non-stop for Bauerschmidt and his office of nine and soon to be more. He is on board with one of the fastest growing crypto exchanges in the world and thrilled with the ride after helping build Eris Exchange and CME’s swap business before that. In many ways, he’s one of the new asset class pioneers in a city largely built by financial…