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Blockchain Bites: Aave’s Advance, BitMEX’s Block, Turkey’s Bitcoin Trot

On Aug 24, 2020
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A People's Bank of China employee said the experimental DC/EP (digital currency, electronic payment) system is currently focused only on smaller retail transactions, when responding to a rumored house sale. Get more Blockchain Bites, w/ @danielgkuhn https://t.co/Ovq7RDVgq2
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Turkey is in a bitcoin bull run, a Fed branch is studying blockchains to possibly support a "digital dollar" and Aave unleashed unsecured borrowing on DeFi.

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On Aug 24, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
A People's Bank of China employee said the experimental DC/EP (digital currency, electronic payment) system is currently focused only on smaller retail transactions, when responding to a rumored house sale. Get more Blockchain Bites, w/ @danielgkuhn https://t.co/Ovq7RDVgq2
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Blockchain Bites: Aave’s Advance, BitMEX’s Block, Turkey’s Bitcoin Trot

Blockchain Bites: Aave’s Advance, BitMEX’s Block, Turkey’s Bitcoin Trot

Turkey is in a bitcoin bull run, a Fed branch is studying blockchains to possibly support a "digital dollar" and Aave unleashed unsecured borrowing on DeFi.

First Mover: Collapsing Bitcoin Futures Premium Offers Glimpse of New Digital Money Market

First Mover: Collapsing Bitcoin Futures Premium Offers Glimpse of New Digital Money Market

Dollar-linked "stablecoins" are being used in exotic cryptocurrency trades, similar to the way money markets serve as liquidity on Wall Street.

Bitcoin Futures Update: Bakkt Testing, CME Breaks Records, and a $100K Call Option

Bitcoin Futures Update: Bakkt Testing, CME Breaks Records, and a $100K Call Option

Over the last few months, the interest surrounding bitcoin futures and cryptocurrency derivatives products has been growing fast.

Crypto Tidbits: LedgerX Bitcoin Futures, Federal Reserve Rate Cut Bullish, Square Booms

Crypto Tidbits: LedgerX Bitcoin Futures, Federal Reserve Rate Cut Bullish, Square Booms

Another week, another of Crypto Tidbits. Over the past seven days, Bitcoin actually managed to regain some of its bullish steam. As of the time of writing

Shock U.S. Digital Dollar Proposals Set Bitcoin And Crypto Prices Alight

Shock U.S. Digital Dollar Proposals Set Bitcoin And Crypto Prices Alight

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investors have cheered U.S. plans to create a so-called digital dollar as part of a massive coronavirus-induced stimulus bill...

The NYSE’s Owner Wants to Bring Bitcoin to Your 401(k). Are Crypto Credit Cards Next?

The NYSE’s Owner Wants to Bring Bitcoin to Your 401(k). Are Crypto Credit Cards Next?

Bitcoin could be on the verge of breaking through as a mainstream currency. At least that’s the goal of a startup that is soon to be launched by one of the most powerful players on Wall ...

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Fearing USD Decline, Ex-CFTC Heads Propose a Blockchain-Based Digital Dollar

Two former ranking members of the CFTC offered up a plan for a government-sanctioned, blockchain-based digital dollar.

Two Sides of the Same Derivative: Comparing Traditional and Crypto Markets

Two Sides of the Same Derivative: Comparing Traditional and Crypto Markets

Here’s how the crypto derivatives market compares to the traditional derivatives one

Former Regulator Known as ‘Crypto Dad’ to Launch Digital-Dollar Think Tank

Former Regulator Known as ‘Crypto Dad’ to Launch Digital-Dollar Think Tank

A former top American financial regulator dubbed “Crypto Dad” for his embrace of cryptocurrencies is setting up a think tank to promote the idea of digitizing the U.S. dollar.

ICE’s Bakkt Paves Way for Institutional Investors, Experts Hold

ICE’s Bakkt Paves Way for Institutional Investors, Experts Hold

The digital asset platform Bakkt has one feature which the market has been “crying for” according to CEO of an institutional Forex exchange. “This is What The digital asset platform Bakkt ...

CME's CEO explains the biggest issue regulators have with bitcoin

CME's CEO explains the biggest issue regulators have with bitcoin

Terry Duffy, CME Group's CEO, told Business Insider cryptocurrency backed by fiat money will likely be the only acceptable form of regulators.

CFTC Ready For Ethereum Futures, Will ETH Price Rise to $200?

CFTC Ready For Ethereum Futures, Will ETH Price Rise to $200?

The CFTC is willing to oversee futures contract for Ethereum, after it allowed Bitcoin futures markets launch, with both CME Group and Cboe Global Exchange offering cash-settled contracts ...

Bitcoin [BTC], altcoins could jump by $3 billion through stablecoin injection; eToro’s Greenspan agrees

Bitcoin [BTC], altcoins could jump by $3 billion through stablecoin injection; eToro’s Greenspan agrees

The concept of ‘stablecoin’ appears to be treading the fine line between virtual and fiat. Investors can enjoy the benefits of ubiquity and universality of payments, two core concepts of ...

Federal Register: Request for Input on Crypto-asset Mechanics and Markets

Federal Register: Request for Input on Crypto-asset Mechanics and Markets

SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission” or “CFTC”) in furtherance of the LabCFTC initiative is seeking public comment and feedback on this Request for Input (“RFI”) ...