France Blacklists Cryptocurrency Investment Websites Over Conduct

French financial regulators have blacklisted 15 cryptocurrency websites, mirroring a move undertaken by Belgian authorities a month ago.   The French claim that the websites in question have been pushing investments that violate both European and French law.   France’s financial market authority, the AMF, took measures to remind the public that cryptocurrency businesses fall under […]

Crypto Turns a Corner, Featured in Congressional Economic Report

A new, high-profile report from Congress calls on lawmakers and industry pioneers to cooperate on the new technology’s use, signaling a sharp turn toward possible acceptance of crypto at the highest levels of government. The 2018 Joint Economic Report includes an entire section dedicated to cryptocurrencies and blockchain, the first time crypto has been taken seriously […]

Learn About the ‘Secret IRA’ Used by Wealthy People to Permanently Cut Taxes

Everyone from working families to retirees worries about how to pay for medical expenses. That’s why health spending accounts (HSAs) — which allow tax-deferred savings for medical needs — have become an exceedingly popular investment opportunity. That’s right — investment. Many financial planners now see HSAs as a way to address their clients future medical […]

Are Bitcoin Traders Right Now Fearful, or Greedy? One Chart Could Explain

Financial news wire Reuters says it will be using online chatter-analyzing algorithms to track sentiment about cryptocurrencies on hundreds of investment, news and social media websites. Reuters will launch the “Bitcoin sentiment gauging index” in partnership with MarketPsych Data LLC. MarketPsych Data is a financial and investment behavior research company that analyzes more than 2,000 […]

Binance to Launch Decentralized Exchange

Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by trading volume, is working on a decentralized crypto exchange. A decentralized exchange, built on a public blockchain, would greatly reduce the risk of hacking. Binance processes 1.4 million transactions per second, and about $1.5 billion in volume daily. “Centralized and decentralized exchanges will co-exist in the near […]