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Japanese Corporation Begins Offering Loans Secured by Cryptocurrency

An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans in Japanese yen can be obtained with cryptocurrency as collateral. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Loan Program Abic Corporation announced Friday the launch of its bitcoin loan […]

Thomson Reuters Launches Real Time Rates for Six Cryptocurrencies

Thomson Reuters is launching a cryptocurrency real-time rates data feed. The new service is expected to provide “reliable, real-time information” for six digital coins across major crypto exchanges. The stated goal is to encourage efficiency and transparency for cryptocurrency investors within the global market place. Also read: Thomson Reuters and Marketpsych Launch Bitcoin Sentiment Index […]

Robinhood App Valued at $5.6 Billion – Now Available in 10 US States

Trading app Robinhood which started offering bitcoin and ether trading in February has attained a valuation of $5.6 billion after raising $363 million, the company has confirmed. The app is now available in 10 U.S. states. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space $5.6 Billion Valuation Robinhood started out about three years ago […]

Ledger X President: $50K Bitcoin Bet Saw a $1M Premium the Same Day

Last year on December 22 a firm purchased a $1 million dollar options trade on the Ledger X platform that wagered the BTC/USD market price will be $50,000 by the last month of 2018. This week Juthica Chou, the president of Ledger X chatted with Jared Blikre at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit’s cryptocurrency […]

U.S. Rating Agency to Issue Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Grades Wednesday

Additional Wall Street money might start making its way into cryptocurrency investments soon. An American rating agency is set to issue grades for bitcoin and a host of altcoins this week, possibly opening the door for more fund managers to enter the field. Also Read: Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Raises $75 Million from VC Investors […]

Aerospace Engineer Uses Bitcoin Cash to Buy $415,000 Home in Seattle

The mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency is continuing on pace in all different business sectors and in many economies across the world. The latest example of this featured in the press is the recent acquisition of a home using bitcoin cash. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Used to Pay for Music Records, Gift Cards, Plastic Surgery The […]

Cryptocurrency Valuations Have Created Very Wealthy Founders

Bitcoin has been on a tear for well over a year now, but a few other cryptocurrencies have increased in value far more than BTC. This past week the two digital assets ripple (XRP) and ethereum (ETH) have spiked in value exponentially, making the founders of these projects some of the wealthiest men in the […]