International Regulatory Standards Coming for Crypto

International Regulatory Standards Coming for Crypto

Cryptocurrencies are notorious for existing outside the normal regulatory oversight that governs most financial assets. Indeed, that’s a main selling point for many fans of crypto. But a group of international regulators this week outlined a plan to try and put some shackles on these shackle-less digital currencies.

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Crypto Creeps Closer to the Mainstream

Crypto Creeps Closer to the Mainstream

Bitcoin, and the wider crypto industry, took a big step forward to mainstream acceptance this week when the owners of the New York Stock Exchange announced they had acquired a crypto custodian service called Digital Asset Custody Company. Atlanta-based Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which owns the NYSE, also applied for its cryptocurrency subsidiary—known as Bakkt—to become a registered trust with the state of New York.

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Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio, gold and Bitcoin.

Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio, gold and Bitcoin.

This past week, Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio took to Linkedin to discuss why investors should allocate up to 10 percent of their portfolios to gold. His reasons appear to be predicated on: a) an ongoing feud between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un that has gone from humorous to dead serious;

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