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Jamaica Stock Exchange Plans to Offer Cryptocurrency Trading Aug. 14th, 2018 – Jamie Redman via

The Jamaica Stock Exchange is interested in offering its clientele the ability to invest in digital assets. The JSE announced on Tuesday that the organization is partnering with the company Blockstation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU states the two firms will enable JSE customers the ability to trade blockchain tokens within a secure and regulatory framework. JSE says that Blockstation’s network is well suited for managing digital currency trades, and the clearing and settlement of blockchain tokens. Read more…

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  • Cryptocurrency Bull Run: An Improving Economy Encourages Gains
    by Maria Ohle on February 19, 2019 at 10:11 pm

    A cryptocurrency bull run has taken hold of the entire crypto market. Digital coins have been rallying back (and then some) in recent days. The gains continue today as, according to CoinMarketCap, all the top 20 coins stay in the green. Cryptocurrency Bull Run At the time […]

  • ICO Scams: FBI Seeks to Educate Investors with Red Flags for ICO Fraud
    by Chelsea Roh on February 19, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    The United State Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has taken it upon itself to educate investors on ICO scams. The Bureau didn’t release an official statement, however, the news was shared in an interview with The Paypers this morning. ICO Scams with the FBI The […]

  • Coinsquare Acquires StellarX: Canadian Exchange Takes Over
    by Maria Ohle on February 15, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    Canada’s largest crypto exchange Coinsquare has acquired the StellarX DEX according to a press release published yesterday. Under the terms of the agreement, StellarX will become a fully-owned subsidiary of Coinsquare and will now need regulatory approval to […]

  • Ripple Feeling Pressure? Brad Garlinghouse Speaks Out About JPM Coin
    by Chelsea Roh on February 15, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has finally responded to JPMorgan’s recent announcement of its new JPM Coin. Is Ripple feeling the pressure or just annoyed with a bank adopting a similar system? Let’s find out. As predicted, banks are changing their tune on […]

  • Anchor: A New Financial Standard and Monetary System
    by Nicki Brown on February 15, 2019 at 1:26 am

    Anchor, a New Financial Standard and Monetary System for Preserving and Enhancing the Value of Investor Holdings Anchor is a two-token stable currency system pegged to a financial index that safeguards investments against economic volatility, inflation and market speculation. […]

  • JPMorgan Officially Launches Its Stable JPM Coin
    by Chelsea Roh on February 14, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut […]

  • Santander Bank Enters $700 Million Deal to Use IBM Blockchain
    by Maria Ohle on February 14, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    According to Cointelegraph, Europe’s Banco Santander and tech behemoth IBM have announced an accord involving the IBM blockchain. The pair signed a $700 million USD deal aiming to increase Santander’s technological developments. The news was released […]

  • Is Crypto About to Get Institutional Investment? Novogratz Thinks So
    by Maria Ohle on February 13, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    According to a Bloomberg report, Galaxy Digital Holdings founder Mike Novogratz believes that crypto institutional investment will be coming by next year. If this were to be the case, digital coins would most likely rally significantly. Crypto Institutional Investment […]

  • Coinbase Wallet Now Compatible with Google Drive and iCloud
    by Chelsea Roh on February 13, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    As of yesterday, users using a Coinbase Wallet can now back up an encrypted version of their private keys to their personal cloud storage account. These accounts include either iCloud or Google Drive. Coinbase released this announcement via its personal blog yesterday. […]

  • Hybrid Summit 2019 in Hong Kong: Tom Lee Headlines the Conference
    by Chelsea Roh on February 12, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    Hong Kong blockchain week is right around the corner! Hybrid Summit has decided to host its annual event in China this year.  Last year, the blockchain-centered educational event was held in Bangkok Thailand and in 2017, it was held in Studio City, Macau. Hybrid Summit 2019 […]

  • Morgan Creek Digital Secures $40M Backing from Public Pension Funds
    by Maria Ohle on February 12, 2019 at 10:09 pm

    According to Bloomberg, renowned digital asset firm Morgan Creek Digital has successfully closed a new $40 million blockchain-specific venture capital fund. It has done this because of major contributions from two US public pensions. Initially, the venture looked to […]

  • SEC ICO Guide Released Despite Ongoing Regulation Debate
    by Chelsea Roh on February 11, 2019 at 6:08 pm

    In 2018, ICOs raised over $7.8 billion USD—up $1.6 billion from the year 2017. Most of these 2018 funds were raised in the first three months of the year. Cryptocurrencies have been on the decline ever since. Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released […]


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