The Winklevoss twins are as of now running a massive campaign to spread awareness to the masses about bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. Their ads appear on big billboards on Manhattan streets or on buses in NYC. And they seem to be determined to spread their message.
The message they are spreading has served to irritate some in the crypto network. The Winklevoss twins think that crypto needs regulation which is a counter theory of the Bitcoin philosophy. In any case, they proceed undaunted and concentrated on spreading their message to a bigger and bigger number of people.
As we know Bakkt aims to create the first institutional crypto exchange and custody for physically delivered crypto assets.
In an announcement today on their Medium channel they announced that they are acquiring assets from Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), and members RCG are entering the Bakkt team:
We’re pleased to share that we have entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), an independent futures commission merchant https://t.co/5sgdbRO6Ql
— Bakkt (@Bakkt) January 14, 2019
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“To advance that effort, I’m pleased to share that we have entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Rosenthal
Crypto markets hve seen today the fist price dump of the new year 2019.
Bitcoin price has declined by more than 9% in the last 24 hours going from $4000 to $3665 at the time of writing according to coinmarketcap as shown in the chart below.
Coin360 is mstly in red with barely any green spot visible.
This big volatility has seen a group of whales in movement.
Around $50 million in Bitcoin has moved in 4 transactions today, This could be an indicator that more selling pressure is coming as some of these transactions are movements toward exchanges.
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CoinfloorEX created a year ago as a unit of London-based Coinfloor, the UK’s oldest Bitcoin exchange, will relaunch in February with a new rebranded name “CoinFLEX” (Coin Futures and Lending Exchange). The home-based Hong Kong firm will launch physically delivered cryptocurrency futures.
The CoinFLEX derivatives with 20 times leverage will be available to the Asian markets the next month.
In an interview for Bloomberg, Mark Lamb the CoinFLEX CEO said that the exchange will offer futures for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash.
Ethereum the second most popular cryptocurrency suffered a big drop in 2018 loosing more than 80% of its value going from $1400 to $83. At the same time in the last months losing the second position in the coinmarketcap.com index. Ethereum suffered a massive sell-0f in summer which was caused mostly from ICOs selling their ETH funds.
But today 2 January 2019 it seems that Ethereum regained the second position and it is changing hands at $150 at the time of writing. Ethereum almost doubled in price in the last 30 days after hitting the $83 mark which is the … Read the rest
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Three ex-employees of the Credit Suisse have been arrested for a $2 billion fraud scheme in association with firms in Mozambique, according to U.S. officials.
The men have been discharged on bail in London while the US looks for their extradition.
The plan supposedly included loans to state-possessed organizations in Mozambique.
Two others, including the nation’s former minister of finance, have likewise been arrested.
The ex-employees of the Swiss Credit bank were captured in London on Thursday.
The 3 arrested men which names are – Andrew Pearse, Surjan Singh, and Detelina Subeva – were charged in a … Read the rest