A report on cryptocurrency exchanges by The State of New York

In the best interest of residents of State of New York involved in cryptocurrency trading, the Office of Attorney General (the "OAG") launched the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative. They believed consumers and investors deserve to understand how their financial service providers operate, protect customer funds, and ensure the integrity of transactions. As per the report, it was voluntary participation by the exchanges to provide basic practices and functionality adopted by them. Nine of...

All about Cryptocurrency Mining and Blockchain

Have you ever wondered how Bitcoin was introduced? From last few years, Bitcoin is a buzzing word in the market, with a bigger number of people trading in it. Now, Bitcoin has become a worldwide phenomenon, due to which it has a large number of followers. To fulfil that demand, we need more coins but as it is not associated with any type of central government so can’t be generated like a note; instead,...

How to mine Ethereum on your PC

When talking about ethereum mining, most of the individuals think that they need supercomputers having large multitudes of computational power to pull it off. Well, it is not completely erroneous; unlike a couple of years back, mining cryptocurrency has become quite easier. This has become possible because of the rapid advancement of both cryptocurrency, and the blockchain technologies have experienced over the time. Those days are gone when you needed a mainframe with the processing...

12 Trends Shaping Blockchain Tech in 2018

Have you been looking at the rise of blockchain? Your life is about to change, so we decided to give you a clear trajectory of what’s to come. Check out these 12 impacts that blockchain will have on society as a whole. Integrating Digital Money The future of blockchain makes little sense without discussing money. The more that e-currency is accepted, the more accepted blockchain technology will be. The wide acceptance of digital currency...

Is Cryptocurrency the Future of Online Selling?

Ticket Fraud On The Rise: Can Blockchain Save Your Next Event? Every year, more than 5 million people are tricked with fraud tickets to concerts, festivals, sporting events and theme parks. Though the convenience of purchasing event tickets online eliminates the hassle of standing in line, online ticket sales have grown in scams now more than ever. In 2015, Billboard’s Live Nation Entertainment reached a record-breaking $7.2 billion in revenue in online ticket...

Nasdaq would consider trading cryptocurrency, partnered with Gemini

Nasdaq, the second-largest exchange in the world by market capitalization ($9 trillion), is now considering trading of cryptocurrency on its platform. In an interview to CNBC's Squawk Box, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told, "Certainly Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time. If we do look at it and say 'it's time, people are ready for a more regulated market,' for something that provides a fair experience for investors." Cryptocurrency or...

Powering a New Generation in FinTech – The Industry Bitcoin Created

As Bitcoin continues its unprecedented growth, passing the $19,000 mark at the end of 2017, a growing sector built on servicing it is emerging. Bitcoin ATM’s, wallets, exchanges and marketplaces are rapidly growing to keep up with cryptocurrency demand. These new FinTech firms are some of the marketplace’s newest companies, but, in many cases, are finding large capital investments from angel investors and venture capitalists alike. It seems like everyone is looking...

What to Consider Before Investing in ICO in 2018

In 7 months, ending with July 2017, the Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) was worth $1,242,676,352, with a total market capitalization amounting to north of $100 billion! This serves as a proof that the crypto market has been busy grabbing everyone’s attention as of recently, from traders looking to make a quick buck to specialists who are growing increasingly concerned at its lack of transparency. If you’re looking to invest in...

Behind the Scenes of a Cryptocurrency Exchange: Secrets, Strategies, and More

The following article is based on insights from the Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco. Included in this exchange panel are exchange CEO’s Chris Lee (OKEX), Jesse Powell (Kraken), Mike Kayamori (Quoine), Chief Strategy Officer Kailong Cai (Huobi), and Head of International Markets Ted Lin (Binance Exchange). Cryptocurrency Trading Demographics The US, Japan, and China are major cryptocurrency markets. The average trader is male in their 20s and 30s, with females and other extreme...

Forex vs Cryptocurrency Investment Comparison

Investing is a lot like playing poker. You’re constantly making calculated decisions on whether or not you should invest more money into something or simply call it a day. Knowing when to fold and when to take the risk can be the difference between having a good ROI and ending up broke. Now expanding on that analogy, Forex trading would be a warm-up game for investors in comparison to cryptocurrency trading. It’s like...

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