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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...
Crypto Synthetic Assets, Explained
Cryptocurrency-collateralized synthetic currency models can have enormous implications in the traditional finance industry.
Bitwise Looks to Retail Market for Its Crypto Index Fund - CoinDesk
Bitwise is hoping to draw a retail market for its Bitwise 10 Index Fund, which it intends to list on a regulated alternative trading system later this year.
Congress Flirts With Digital Dollar; Crypto’s Hiring Boom
The idea of a digital dollar was in early drafts of legislation in both the House and Senate, though it was left out of the final stimulus package.
No Tax for You: Why Crypto Traders and Miners Might Head to Portugal
With zero taxes for crypto traders and miners, Portugal could become a Bitcoin tax haven. Cointelegraph takes a deeper look at crypto tax regulation in the country
Malta Denies Two Crypto Exchanges Have License to Operate
Malta’s financial watchdog issued a public warning on two crypto exchanges that claim to have license to operate
Singapore Grants Crypto License Exemptions to Ripple, Coinbase and Binance
The Monetary Authority of Singapore exempted a number of crypto payment services from holding a financial license under the Payment Services Act
Venezuela’s Struggling Internet Could Make Crypto Trading Tough
Venezuela faces clogged internet usage due to quarantine measures, which could make crypto usage difficult
Brave Partners With Binance to Develop In-Browser Crypto Trading - CoinDesk
Brave is in the early stages of building an in-browser trading tool with Binance and Binance America.