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5 Things you should know about trading cryptocurrency in 2018

July 16th, 2018 (0)
Almost a decade has already passed since the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was introduced by Satoshi Nakamoto. This new form of a digital asset has remained out of the mainstream until 2013 when Bitcoin became actively traded across a number ...

Most notable and costly cryptocurrency hacks and scams

July 16th, 2018 (0)
Crypto Aware, a community-focused initiative reporting crypto-related scams, has published a curated list of the most notable Bitcoin and altcoins hacks ever reported. According the report: “Since the inception of Bitcoin in 2009, the development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain ...

Visualizing the world’s largest importers in 2017

July 16th, 2018 (0)
For most world leaders and corporate executives, the swing of the global pendulum to more protectionist policies has been an unpleasant surprise. That’s because the consensus view from both economists and economic historians has been that measures like the ...

Firm to pay $3.4 Million Penalty for attempted manipulation of agricultural markets

July 16th, 2018 (0)
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an Order filing and settling charges against Lansing Trade Group, LLC (Lansing), a commodity merchandising firm with headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas, for the attempted manipulation of the price of certain wheat ...

Big Four firms plan for forced break-up

July 16th, 2018 (0)
The Big Four accountancy firms have drawn up contingency plans for a break up of their UK businesses, an option politicians and regulators are increasingly pushing to solve conflicts of interest embedded in the industry. The pressure on the ...

Asian stocks fell, British pound rose; Key financial events coming up this week

July 16th, 2018 (0)
Asian stocks fell as mixed economic data in China failed to allay concern about the world’s second largest economy’s ability to the withstand the impact of the trade dispute. Crude slid and the yen traded near the weakest level ...

Investor bets $6.3 million on bitcoin to beat Berkshire Hathaway

July 13th, 2018 (0)
A “well-known cryptocurrency expert” has asked for a bet with Berkshire Hathaway that the price of a bitcoin will top the notorious crypto skeptic’s share price by 2023. Bitcoin bet: 5 years, $1.2 billion Announcing the pending deal on ...

ESMA published details of its action plan for systematic internaliser regime calculations

July 13th, 2018 (0)
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published details of its action plan (within its updated Q&As on MiFID II and MiFIR transparency topics) for systematic internaliser (SI) regime calculations ahead of their publication on 1 August 2018. ...

Regulators need to adopt a more pro-competitive stance to fintech – EU Parliament

July 13th, 2018 (0)
EU regulatory bodies are failing to address competition issues in their public policy towards fintech developments in financial services, according to a report prepared for the European Parliament. The document, prepared for the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, ...

Asian stocks halt four weeks of losses, Pound drops; Here are the main market moves

July 13th, 2018 (0)
Asian stocks headed for their first weekly advance in five as trade tensions appeared to ease after China refrained from detailing retaliation plans against threatened U.S. tariff increases. The pound slipped on the latest woes from the Brexit quagmire. ...
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