Bitcoin Billionaires Predict Price Spikes in 2020

This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Lylian Teng. Zhao Dong, one of China’s most influential bitcoin billionaires and a well-known over-the-counter (OTC) trader, said that he thinks the cryptocurrency market is poised to take off within the next three months. Known as a shareholder of cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the founder…

Institutional Cryptocurrency Interest Is Booming, Regulations Need to Catch Up

With institutional interest in crypto assets growing, crypto-specific projects and traditional finance companies alike have been ramping up their institutional offerings to cater to the needs of this specific client base. Though a lot of effort has been put into building secure infrastructure and solutions for financial institutions to enter the cryptocurrency field, unclear regulations…

New Research Offers Insight Into Iranian Bitcoiners

Iran has been a mixed environment for Bitcoin lately, with citizens interested in participating in the community, a government hit heavily with economic sanctions and nationally subsidized power that makes it an attractive hub for mining operations. Research announced by analytics firm Gate Trade on September 11, 2019, offered some more insight into the popularity…

The Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Warehouse Is Live

Bakkt has announced that the Bakkt Warehouse, its qualified custodian arm, is now open for business. The company has previously announced that the warehouse is protected by $125 million in insurance and leverages the same protections that are used by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) serves as a parent company…