Friday, January 18, 2019
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The Curious Case of AriseBank

Last week the SEC raided the offices and homes of the officers of cryptocurrency startup AriseBank. AriseBank was in the middle of its ICO...

Will Russia Ever Embrace the Crypto-Ruble?

While, officially, Bitcoin continues to be illegal in Russia, President Vladimir Putin embraced blockchain technology in 2017 after a famous meeting with Ethereum designer...

Know Your Customer Meets its Limits with Cryptocurrencies

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of whipsaws in the cryptocurrency markets. Since Bitcoin’s peak in early December it has been one...

As Bitcoin Rebounds, Beware of the Crash

Earlier in the week I published an article detailing how I thought a cryptocurrency apocalypse would go down.  Long story short, as I’ve discussed...

While Blockchain Exploded in 2017, Has it Grown Up?

2017 will likely be remembered as the Year of the Blockchain. There’s no doubt in my mind that blockchain technology is here to stay...

BCH, Coinbase, and the Pipe Problem

The U.S. has truly woken up to the phenomenon of cryptocurrencies. And because of our need for having the best securities laws in the...

Tax Bill Betrays Wall Street’s Path to Control Cryptocurrencies

Embedded in the new tax bill are two changes that could have far-reaching implications for cryptocurrency investors. These changes were made at the last...

The Need for Decentralized Exchanges

As Bitcoin breaks one new high after another, it is putting tremendous stress on the infrastructure of the crypto-space. The rise in volume on...

Bitcoin’s Wild Ride and the End of Confidence

The dramatic push by Bitcoin up to $11,400 and back to $8,800 in one insane day earlier this week is the shape of things...