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A US citizen from California has just pled guilty in federal court for operating an “unlicensed money business” selling Bitcoin (BTC), called LocalBitcoins.com. The Department of Justice (DoJ) released a press release about the case yesterday, October 29th. Unlicensed Bitcoin (BTC) Sales Jacob Burrell Campos has admitted to selling “hundreds of thousands” of dollars in Bitcoin
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It all started with a tweet by Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk. i🖤anime — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 22, 2018 I know, you’re probably wondering, “what does this have to do with Bitcoin?” Let me get to that. Elon Musk and Bitcoin After the anime tweet, a user asked the tech entrepreneur when two-factor authentication would
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Venezuela’s economic crisis continues to worsen, despite the president’s controversial attempts to revive his country. The demand for Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies continues to rise this year, as the country’s dollar, the bolivar, continues to drop. Venezuela has hit crisis mode extreme, but can BTC save them? Bitcoin Booming in Venezuela According to Coin
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Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) plans to offer its customers complex derivatives that will be tied to Bitcoin (BTC), Bloomberg reported this morning. The Morgan Stanley Bitcoin derivatives will push the investment bank in the running with its competition currently dabbing in the cryptocurrency space. Morgan Stanley Bitcoin Derivatives According to a person familiar with the venture,
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Yesterday, First Block Capital Inc, a Canadian blockchain and cryptocurrency investment company, announced that its Bitcoin (BTC) trust has achieved mutual fund status in Canada. Due to this, it allows investors to place funds in registered accounts such as Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) or Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). Bitcoin Mutual Fund Block’s FBC Bitcoin
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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has rejected nine applications for Bitcoin ETF proposals. The SEC published three separate orders yesterday, highlighting the rejections from the three different applicants. SEC Says No to Bitcoin ETF Proposals This ruling is a blow to Bitcoin bulls who’d hoped the products would have provided a breakthrough for institutional adoption.
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Kim Kardashian promotes Bitcoin: Reality television star Kim Kardashian-West announced to her 114 million Instagram (IG) followers that she staked a physical Bitcoin (BTC) in a charity poker event in LA last night. West’s sisters, Kendall Jenner and Khloe Kardashian, along with their mother Kris Jenner, hosted a table at yesterday’s ‘If Only’ Texas Hold’Em Charity Poker
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Bitcoin (BTC) price has climbed above the $8,100 mark for the first time today since mid-May. Source: CoinMarketCap Big Week for Bitcoin Bitcoin’s bull run this week is leading many to predict a return of its 2017 bull run that pushed BTC to almost $20,000. Source: CoinMarketCap July 16th seems to have started this run
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