• Bitcoin regulated globally Lagarde
    Bitcoin,  Regulation

    Bitcoin used for ‘funny business’ and must be regulated globally: Lagarde

    The ECB president says Bitcoin is being used for ‘totally reprehensible money laundering activity’ and calls for international efforts to clamp down on crypto

    European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has called for a global crackdown on the world’s biggest cryptocurrency—and said existing loopholes need to be closed. With the crypto markets surging in recent weeks, this serves as further evidence that central banks are scrutinizing BTC like never before.

  • Gary Gensler at the SEC
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation,  Ripple,  XRP

    Gary Gensler at the SEC: Will he be a friend to the crypto industry?

    Although he’s written passionately about digital assets in the past, he’s previously said that most cryptocurrencies sold through ICOs are securities

    If appointed, his tenure at the SEC would likely be considerably different than Jay Clayton’s, whose legacy has been tainted by a considerable lack of regulatory certainty surrounding digital assets—much to the exasperation of the cryptocurrency innovators and investors, as well as some regulators like SEC Commissioner Hester “Crypto Mom” Peirce.

  • What is the Spark token
    XRP

    The Spark token airdrop helped XRP soar and then crater… but why?

    SPARK is the native token of Flare Networks, an unlaunched blockchain that aims to let XRP compete with Ethereum

    These tokens are going to run on Flare Network, a blockchain that’s yet to launch, with the intention of delivering smart contract functionality to the XRP Ledger. But what are these tokens meant to achieve, and what effect could they have on the value of XRP as we head into 2021?

  • Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Opinion

    Is it a good idea to buy Bitcoin right now?

    Crypto enthusiasts are proclaiming that BTC has the potential to double from its current price point, but history shows gaining exposure now is a strategy fraught with risk

    With Bitcoin romping to new all-time highs of $23,770 without stopping for breath—and the surge winning coverage in national news outlets that wouldn’t normally touch crypto with a 10-foot pole—curious investors are now examining digital assets for the first time.