Nobel Prize-Winning Economist: Crypto the Latest in a…

The 2013 Nobel laureate of Economics Robert Shiller calls crypto the newest iteration of alternative currency ideas, In a May 21 article entitled “The Old Allure of New Money” . Shiller cites John Pease Norton’s “electric dollar” and other…

U.S. CFTC to ‘Provide Regulatory Clarity’ for Listing…

The top U.S. derivatives regulator on Monday provided guidance to exchanges and clearinghouses that want to list cryptocurrency products, responding to industry concerns about the vetting process for new derivatives contracts like bitcoin futures. The…

Ohio may become the latest U.S. state to…

According to a newly proposed law, Ohio may become the latest U.S. state to legally recognize smart contracts and records stored on a blockchain. Senate Bill 300, introduced by Senator Matt Dolan, amends sections of…

Chinese State TV Warns of growing Cryptocurrency Bubble

China Central Television (CCTV), the country's highest-level government mouthpiece, has hit out at domestic initial coin offerings (ICOs) that it says are still "rampant," despite a 2017 ban. During its "Financial News" program aired on…

Brian Kelly : Bitcoin cash is the must-own…

Brian Kelly, the founder and CEO of BKCM LLC, an investment company focused on cryptocurrencies, said Monday bitcoin cash is the must-own digital currency of the moment. On Saturday, BCH miners reportedly had a meeting…

Supreme Court (SC) of India Claims All Petitions…

The Supreme Court (SC) of India has barred all high courts from filing petitions against the central bank’s (RBI) crypto-curbing circular from April. The court also is clubbing all pending petitions, to be transferred to…

Iran could start using cryptocurrencies to trade with Russia…

Iran and Russia could start using cryptocurrencies to avoid Western sanctions, Russian news portal RBC reported yesterday, May 17. According to Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi, the chairman of the Economic Commission of the Parliament of Iran who visited Moscow recently, his…