Record Breaking Interest – Observing the Predictive Power of Bitcoin Futures Over BTC Spot Prices

Bitcoin futures providers have been seeing a lot of action during the last two weeks as cryptocurrency markets have been extremely volatile. Data shows there’s been significant open interest on both retail and institutional bitcoin derivatives exchanges and Skew research noted bitcoin options open interest was just shy of $1 billion on Monday. Two days later, CME Group reported that open interest in CME Bitcoin Futures touched a record high of over 6,600 contracts and there’s nearly 300 new trading accounts that have been added this year. Also read: Bitcoin’s…

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Australian Court Accepts Cryptocurrency Exchange Account as Security for Legal Costs

A court in Australia has agreed that a crypto exchange account can be used as security for potential legal expenses. Acknowledging the volatile nature of decentralized digital assets, the judge nevertheless conceded that cryptocurrency is a recognized form of investment in the current uncertain financial times. Also read: Court Rejects Ripple’s Bid to Dismiss Class Action Lawsuit Filed by XRP Investors $20,000 Worth of Crypto Allowed to Cover Legal Costs Hearing a defamation claim, the New South Wales District Court was recently asked by the defendant to order the plaintiff…

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Catch Nomad Capitalist Live At Playa Del Carmen

For the first time in four years, the premier offshore consulting firm Nomad Capitalist is bringing you the world’s #1 offshore conference. From September 16-19, 2020, take in the beauty of Playa del Carmen, Mexico while learning how to create a life of freedom and prosperity on a global scale. Nomad Capitalist Live is four power-packed days designed to show you “what’s working now” and teach you everything from offshore tax strategies to overseas banking and offshore companies, and from second passports and residencies to hot international investments and the…

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‘A Drop-in Replacement for ABC’ – BCH Devs Release Bitcoin Cash Node Software

On February 27, a group of developers behind the Bitcoin Cash Node implementation released the first version of the project’s codebase. The new client is essentially a drop-in replacement for Bitcoin ABC 0.21.0, as the code aims to disable the Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). Also Read: BCH Funding Debate: Developers Plan to Launch IFP-Free Version of Bitcoin ABC Bitcoin Cash Node Unveils Code and Rebrands The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community was introduced to the open source codebase for a new full node project called the Bitcoin Cash Node on Thursday.…

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13 Crypto Debit Cards You Can Use Right Now

If cryptocurrency is designed to reconstruct the financial world while introducing major improvements in transaction speed, privacy, cost and convenience, debit cards represent a useful bridge between old and new. A preponderance of crypto debit card options now exist that allow cryptocurrency to be exchanged for spendable fiat currency at the touch of a button. Let’s take a look at a baker’s dozen of them. Also read: How to Get Free Bitcoin in 2020 European Crypto Debit Cards Plutus is one of the longest running crypto card services, having pitched…

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Copy Trading Platform ZuluTrade Powers SetBroker.com

SetBroker, an innovative Bitcoin-based copy-trading platform, announced today their successful launch. Their platform is powered by ZuluTrade’s technology and Traders ecosystem. Setbroker.com’s unique sales incentive is that it will exclusively use Bitcoin for funding Investors’ trading accounts. The project is expected to transform the cryptocurrency trading market using blockchain and Bitcoin technology combined with a solid system of trading strategies. ZuluTrade, founded in 2007, bridged the trading gap by building an online and mobile Platform that connects Traders who have built good strategies with investors (followers) who can copy those…

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How to Get Free Bitcoin in 2020

Many early adopters who made a fortune from cryptocurrency first got their hands on coins by receiving them for free from bitcoin faucets back in the day. Today there are still a number of ways for you to get bitcoin for free including airdrops, giveaways, bounties, tipping, referral programs and faucets. Also Read: How to Mine Bitcoin in 2020 How to Get Bitcoin Without Reaching for Your Credit Card If you want to start stacking satoshis or test out using digital assets without having to spend any money, there are…

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From Single Key to Sophisticated Computation: The Evolution of Crypto Exchange Custody

When the first cryptocurrency exchanges sprung up in late 2010, multisig wallets had yet to be invented. As a result, a single private key was commonly used to control all customer funds. Today, multisig has been complemented by sophisticated solutions such as Unbound Tech’s CASP, which uses secure multi-party computation. Despite these innovations, many exchanges have been slow to adapt, and are still using outdated tools to control billions of dollars of customer funds. Also read: Bitmain Unveils 2 Bitcoin Miners With Max Speeds Up to 110TH/s Per Unit From…

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Government to Airdrop $9 Billion in Free Money to 7 Million Hong Kong Residents

The government of Hong Kong has decided to airdrop about $9 billion in free money to an estimated 7 million residents in the troubled Chinese territory. From a global perspective, this can be seen as a desperate move to stimulate the local economy while the coronavirus outbreak is hitting markets hard all around the world. At the same time, the move can also be seen as part of the government’s efforts to stop the persistent protests in the city. Also Read: HSBC Closes 2 Branches Following New Protests in Hong…

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SEC Karate-Chops Steven Seagal Over Promoting Cryptocurrency Touted as the Next Gen Bitcoin

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged actor Steven Seagal for unlawfully promoting a cryptocurrency investment scheme claiming to be “the next generation of bitcoin.” Seagal failed to disclose that he was being compensated in cash and crypto by Bitcoiin2gen, or B2G, for marketing its token offering, such as on Twitter and Facebook. Also read: Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron: How Warren Buffett Got His First Bitcoin SEC Charges Stevel Seagal for Unlawful Crypto Promotion The SEC announced Thursday that it has settled charges against Hollywood actor and producer…

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