Who Trump’s Blaming for Today’s Ugly Stock Market Nosedive

Stocks plunged on Thursday, headlined by the Dow’s nearly 200 point setback. President Trump railed against the “Impeachment Hoax” and Federal Reserve. However, analysts say the stock market is reacting to weightier concerns. The stock market suffered a substantial setback on Thursday, priming the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq for a disappointing end to a […]

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Canada Pushes to Regulate Crypto Adoption, Forgoing Volatile BTC Past

Recently, Canada’s central bank has been leading working groups with global partners exploring a blockchain future. Their crypto presence has soared with Ernst & Young’s announcement that it is using Toronto to test its public government expenditure blockchain. But what is the cryptocurrency landscape currently like in Canada?  The history of crypto in Canada may […]

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PayPal Abandons Libra, May Indicate Larger Plans For The Payment Processor

PayPal has announced that it will withdraw from the Libra Association, which is yet another blow to Facebook’s planned digital currency. Whereas it is no secret that politicians and financial regulators are highly skeptical of Libra, this move is the first indication of a rift among the platform’s partners. It also underscores the challenge legacy […]

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Canadian Fund Manager to List Bitcoin Fund on Major Stock Exchange

Canadian investment fund manager 3iQ received initial approval on its long road to launch a closed-end bitcoin fund on the Ontario Stock Exchange later this quarter. The firm said on Wednesday that it received a favorable ruling before a panel of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) for the Bitcoin Fund, noting the commission moved to […]

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PaperTale blends technology with sustainability through the blockchain

Since the environment we buy our products from has become ever more global, it has become more and more difficult to keep track of where and these products are made, and if they’ve been manufactured in a way that adheres to our principles. Now, however, a new Swedish blockchain company looks set to change all […]

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China’s Central Bank Introduces Certification System for Fintech Products

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), will use a new system to certify 11 types of fintech hardware and software products relating to digital payments.  On Oct. 29, the PBoC alongside China’s market regulator, the State Ad­min­is­tra­tion for Mar­ket Reg­u­la­tion (SAMR), jointly released a set of documents for the new nationwide Certification […]

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Pay Your Friends to Protect Your Keys: One Startup’s New Take on Crypto Custody

If you’re worried about losing your private keys, try tapping your friends as a recovery network, one startup says. Vault12, backed by Winklevoss Capital, True Ventures, Naval Ravikant and Data Collective, went live on Wednesday, offering a new passkey system for crypto-holders to secure their digital assets. The app uses a cryptographic technique called Shamir’s […]

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