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US Government Arrests Bitcoin Stock Exchange Founder

The owner of BitFunder, a long-defunct, bitcoin-denominated stock exchange, has been arrested by the U.S. government. The charges against Jon Montroll, also known as “Ukyo,” were unveiled today by the U.S. Justice Department following an investigation that involved the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Securities and Exchange Commission …

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Lisk Rebrands in Berlin but Fails to Lift Price

A relaunch or rebrand usually does wonders for a cryptocurrency or blockchain project. The latest to revamp their look, website, and products is Berlin based Lisk which held an event yesterday. The team addressed an audience of over 500 highlighting new products, core updates, and a vision for the future. …

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Prediction Markets, Explained

This post was originally published on source What are Prediction Markets? At its core Prediction Markets are Futures Markets.   It’s based on a binary event where something either will or won’t happen. In the finance world, participants trade with contracts where the payoff will vary depending on the outcome …

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Bitcoin News Summary – Feb 19, 2018

Last updated on February 19th, 2018 at 12:00 pm Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Bitcoin’s price climbed back over the $10,000 mark. These latest bullish trends in price seem to be a correction to the sharp price drops of the last few weeks. The rise …

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