Coinbase acquires Keystone Capital in bid to become a regulated broker-dealer

Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it would acquire securities dealer Keystone Capital in a bid to become a fully SEC-regulated broker dealer, the company said Wednesday. “If approved, Coinbase will soon be capable of offering blockchain-based securities, under the oversight of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and …

Korea’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Raided Over Suspected Fraud

Prosecutors in South Korea have reportedly raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit. According to CoinDesk Korea, investigators from the Prosecutors’ Office of the southern district of Seoul, the country’s capital, searched the head office of the exchange in the Gangnam-gu district on May 10-11. UPbit is suspected …

New York Stock Exchange’s Parent Company Is Building a Bitcoin Exchange

Looks like the New York Stock Exchange wants to be ahead of the pack. The owner of the NYSE has been building an online trading platform to allow its institutional investors to buy and hold Bitcoin, according to The New York Times. Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of NYSE, …

ARGENTINA READY TO INSTALL 4,000 TO 5,000 CRYPTO ATMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Argentina may be a leader in the Crypto ATM market. According to local media, the country may be ready to receive between 4,000 and 5,000 ATMs that will also include blockchain technology and support for virtual currencies. According to the CEO and founder of Odyssey Group, Sebastián Ponceliz, the ATMs …

Bittrex

Bittrex is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 2013 by Bill Shihara and two business partners, all of whom previously worked as security professionals at Microsoft. The exchange is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges because of its high trading volume, is renowned …