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Western Union,  the global funds remittance giant is considering going paperless this year. In an interview with Reuters Plus, Odilon Almeida, Western Union President, said the company has been exploring ways to include cryptocurrencies in its services. The global funds transfer giant has also considered employing blockchain technology in its operations as a way of adding value to its services. Consumers do not have to own cryptocurrencies or digital wallets to access this service as...

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ETFs (exchange-traded funds) have been around for a long time and have been used to track benchmark indexes such as the NASDAQ-100, the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, and the US Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). Stock market investors also use these indexes to monitor their portfolio strength as well as compare it with the overall market. Blockchain ETFs Since ETFs can be used to track cryptocurrency, investors do not have to buy actual digital...

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If you have traded cryptocurrencies, you might be wondering how to deal with your gains (lucky you) when it comes to tax. Coincentral had eight great tax facts we thought we would share. 1. Big Bro and His Little Helpers Are Watching You Yes, you must account for all of your cryptocurrency gains and losses. Blockchain technology does not make your crypto buys and sells invisible to the tax authorities. In fact, it can make it...

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Want to know how cryptocurrencies performed over the last 12 weeks? Our friends at Caleb and Brown have completed some analysis on their picks broadcasted on Coincast TV.  Do you agree? Over the past 12 weeks, Caleb and Brown have been providing their trading insights and expertise to Coincast TV as a part of – Top cryptocurrencies of the week. Through our experience in crypto assets management, we decided to pick what we thought were the...

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There is a growth in robust institutional borrowing activity as trading firms are getting involved in the digital asset market, claims Genesis Capital in their recent report. The report comes days after Fidelity Investments announced the launch of a new company offering digital assets trading and storage services, joining a growing list of traditional financial services giants, including Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley, which have recently indicated interest in the nascent...

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After launching in June this year, Coinbase has decided to close down its institutional investor Coinbase Index Fund and instead is directing prospective investors to consider its Coinbase Bundle product, according to CoinDesk. According to the spokesperson in discussions with CoinDesk: “After assessing demand from retail, accredited and institutional investors, Coinbase has decided to shut down Coinbase Index Fund. We will focus on providing diversified exposure to all investors through Coinbase Bundle.” The key difference...

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If you live in Australia you might have just come across an easier way to buy and use your Bitcoin. Digital Surge is a tech company that is helping people use crypto in a super simple way. We spoke with Josh Lehman, Director at Digital Surge, and he told us a little about the company’s story and his thoughts on the industry. “Our whole focus has been on helping increase the adoption of cryptocurrency. The...

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At present, the cryptocurrency/utility token market is filled with difficulties such as fraud and speculation, to name just two. Traditional securities are better in these areas, but have many limitations and borders.  There has been a growing interest in tokenized securities as more and more people begin to realize the full potential of blockchain. Tokenizing securities could prove to be the best of both worlds. Several projects are currently making waves that look to be the...

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Having crossed over 25 million users, world leading cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase now has more users than the total supply of bitcoin, which stands at 21 million, according to statistics provided by well-known entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Alistair Milne. In order to continue its expansion, Coinbase is in negotiations with investment firm Tiger Group seeking investment against a valuation which is reportedly in excess of $8 billion. Cryptocurrency investment tychoon told CNBC that Coinbase can be...

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In a weak cryptocurrency market, many crypto traders like to hodl; however, it is often costly to do so when you allow for expenses, including custodial and security expenses to name a few. Accordingly, the ability to earn interest on your crypto while hodling is a welcomed product launched in the market yesterday by Compound. Compound is an ethereum-based start-up, that allows crypto holders to earn interest on their crypto by making their holdings available...