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Tassat and Blockfills Launch Trade at Settlement Product for Bitcoin

New York-based fintech provider Tassat is partnering with digital asset market maker Blockfills to launch an institutional Trade at Settlement (TAS) product for spot Bitcoin (XBT/USD). According to a Nov. 18 report by Hedgeweek, Blockfills — which specializes in digital asset electronic market making, trading and prime brokerage — will join forces with Tassat, formerly known as trueDigital to launch the product by mid-December. New products for crypto traders to hedge risk TAS is a specific type of electronic order book that enables buyers and sellers to trade at —…

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US SEC Takes Another Look at Rejected Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reviewing its decision to reject the Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) filing from Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca. Taking a second look In an announcement on Nov. 18, the commission said that the ETF filing from Bitwise Asset Management and NYSE Arca will return to review, following the earlier rejection for not meeting the necessary requirements. In October the U.S. regulators said that the applicants did not meet the necessary requirements regarding possible market manipulation and illicit activities. The SEC…

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Family Offices Finally Accept the Benefits of Investing in Bitcoin

There is a lot of chatter going on about the uncertainties of cryptocurrency and how an attempt to tame the raging seas of the crypto market could spell doom for investors. As expected, in the middle of this conversation is Bitcoin (BTC), whose popularity continues to grow in the investment world.  Although Bitcoin’s volatility is well-documented, this has not stopped investors from adopting cryptocurrencies as a way of effecting a diversified investment strategy. Interestingly, the volatility narrative is somewhat losing its potency as Bitcoin slowly establishes stability. Hence, I will…

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Bitcoin Price Key Pattern Is Suggesting 68% Chance of Bullish Reversal

Bitcoin (BTC) closed the week down almost 6% at $8,500. Altcoins performed slightly better than BTC but collectively also closed lower for the week, down 3.5% against the dollar. Bitcoin dominance remains relatively flat and continues to hold 68% of the total share of the cryptocurrency market. Monday has brought lower prices on open with Bitcoin down around 0.75% and the rest of the market following suit.   After a slow start to the week, let’s take a closer look at the price action to determine if there is any change…

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Bitcoin Price in ‘Golden Pocket’ as Trader Warns of $7,400 Breakdown

Bitcoin (BTC) failed to reclaim $8,500 on Nov. 18 as market sentiment continued trending downwards over the weekend. Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin hovers at decisive $8,400 level Data from Coin360 showed BTC/USD attempting to crack the $8,500 level on Monday, only to see rejection after falling from $8,600 late on Sunday.  At press time, the pair traded around $8,450 – a crucial area which analysts suggest could dictate whether the mood going forward is bullish or bearish.  Bitcoin daily price chart. Source: Coin360 “Do or die for…

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Bitcoin Rewards App Lolli Responds to Alibaba’s Denial of Partnership

Bitcoin (BTC) rewards shopping app Lolli has responded to Alibaba’s denial of a partnership between the two companies following Singles’ Day marketing blitz. CEO of Lolli Alex Adelman refuted Alibaba’s denial of partnership with Lolli. In an email to Cointelegraph on Nov 17, Adelman maintained that Lolli did have a partnership with the Alibaba Group, saying: “We’ve been partnered with Alibaba Group since May through AliExpress. We have driven AliExpress significant revenue and distributed bitcoin rewards to our users.” A partnership rejected It was previously reported that Lolli introduced an…

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BlockShow Asia, Bitcoin Crash Warning, India Delays Crypto Ban: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 11–17

Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week BlockShow Asia 2019: Binance’s CZ speaks publicly about China’s digital currency BlockShow Asia 2019 was held in Singapore this week, leaving us with plenty of stories to chew over. Binance’s Changpeng Zhao was among the speakers, and he predicted that the central bank digital currency…

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ProtonMail Reveals It’s Been ‘HODLing’ Its Bitcoin Payments for Years

Swiss-based email service, ProtonMail, has revealed on Nov. 16 that it hasn’t cashed in any of the Bitcoin (BTC) it has accepted as payment for its premium service in years.  The tweet was in response to a customer who complained that he felt guilty for spending Bitcoin ion a ProtonMail invoice instead of holding or “hodling” it for the long-term. ‘No worries, we will HODL for you’ The exchange came about following a tweet from the CCO of digital gift card retailer BitRefill, urging Bitcoiners, “Please do not ‘put your…

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‘Plan A Has Failed’ — Global Debt to Hit $255T or $12.1M per Bitcoin

The world’s combined debt will hit $255 trillion by the end of 2019 — equal to $32,500 for each person on the planet or $12.1 million per Bitcoin (BTC). Bitcoin figures reacted with shock to the latest figures from the Institute of International Finance, which this month updated its Global Debt Monitor.  $12.1 Million per single Bitcoin By the end of the year, the world’s debt will have expanded by an extra $12 trillion compared to the end of 2018.  The timely data comes as United States national debt alone…

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