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Early bitcoin Investor warns a 50% drop could happen before next boom

Bitcoin is a risky investment that could easily plunge 50 percent next week to levels seen only last month, said a former hedge fund strategist who is now a digital currency investor. But Dan Morehead, founder and CEO Pantera Capital, predicted Tuesday that bitcoin in the long run is likely to spike much higher than […]

SEC warns investors as price of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin soars

Last Updated Dec 12, 2017 1:51 PM EST Online traffic to the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s website is surging, mirroring the growing public interest in bitcoin and the digital currency’s skyrocketing price. The price of January bitcoin futures, which the exchange started trading this weekend, fell $245, or 1.3 percent, on Tuesday to $18,300, highlighting […]

China’s Central Television Warns of the Risks of Cryptocurrency OTC Trade

Regulation Ever felt curious how Chinese trade cryptocurrency exchanges are closed? Last Saturday November 11, China’s Central Television (CCTV-13) aired a program about bitcoin over the counter trading in the country. Also Read: China Monitors Booming OTC Bitcoin Market After Shutting Down Exchanges OTC Bitcoin Commercials Clustering Wechat Groups The program reveals that […]

UK Financial Authority Warns Investors Against Cryptocurrency Derivatives

British regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, has issued a warning to investors against venturing into cryptocurrency contracts for differences (CFDs). The agency claimed that digital currency-based CFDs are considered to be high-risk investments. In a statement posted on its website in mid-November 2017, the FCA issued its warning to investors against investing in crypto-based CFDs […]

UK Finance Regulator Warns Against Cryptocurrency Derivatives

One of the U.K.’s finance regulator has warned consumers about a particular kind of derivative contract based on cryptocurrencies. In a release on its website, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) cautioned would-be investors in cryptocurrency contracts-for-differences, or CFDs. Under a CFD, the two parties involved agree to pay either side in the event that […]

SEC Chair Jay Clayton Warns Of Insider Trading Of Cryptocurrency Tokens

November 8, 2017 11:37 PM On Wednesday, SEC Chair Jay Clayton addressed the PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. He delivered a speech entitled “Governance and Transparency at the Commission and in Our Markets,” in which he shared concerns about token offerings and secondary cryptocurrency markets. On November 8, 2017, Jay Clayton, chairman of the […]

Equities Brokerage Warns Against CME’s Bitcoin Futures Plan

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Themis Trading LLC, an equities brokerage agency for institutions, has joined the attack on CME Group’s decision to launch bitcoin futures. A recent blog on the company’s website argues that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) should not approve CME’s bitcoin […]

SEC warns that celebrity cryptocurrency endorsements may be illegal

Enlarge / Boxer Floyd Mayweather has done paid endorsements for little-known cryptocurrencies. The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a statement warning celebrities that they may be violating the law if they make paid endorsements of cryptocurrencies without disclosing the payments. Just a few months ago, there would have been no need for such a […]

Ethereum Prices Today Slightly Down as Japan’s Financial Regulator Warns Investors About ICOs

Ethereum prices today were slightly down as Japan’s financial regulator sent out a warning about initial coin offerings (ICOs) to investors. The cryptocurrency market is still digesting the Oct. 27, 2017, statement from Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA). The FSA stressed the “high” risk factor for investors who purchase new coin offerings in hopes their […]

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