NASDAQ and VanEck Team Up to Launch New Futures Contracts

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The leading traditional stock exchange market, NASDAQ, closed a deal with the investment management firm, VanEck. Basically, the deal will have the two partners forge a way of rolling out new crypto financial products including futures contracts. Gabor Gurbacs, the director of digital asset strategy at VanEck, announced the strategic partnership at CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest … Continue reading “NASDAQ and VanEck Team Up to Launch New Futures Contracts”

NASDAQ Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures Despite Bear Market

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In the traditional stock exchange market, NASDAQ needs no introduction. Launched in 1971, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) is the world’s second-largest stock exchange by MCAP. Obviously, it is a dealer market that has been active in the industry for nearly half a century, attracting the biggest names in the world. For … Continue reading “NASDAQ Set to Launch Bitcoin Futures Despite Bear Market”

Five Top Companies that will Benefit from Blockchain in 2019

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Not only can blockchain technology support the functions of cryptos such as Ripple, Bitcoin and Ethereum, it will also revolutionize marketplaces and how data is stored and disseminated. For this reason, companies across industries such as financials, technology as well as healthcare are exploring blockchain technology. This will improve fraud prevention security, faster transactions and … Continue reading “Five Top Companies that will Benefit from Blockchain in 2019”

Microsoft Will Help NASDAQ Launch Blockchain-Powered Network

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On Tuesday, Microsoft announced it partnered with NASDAQ to provide a blockchain-based platform for the exchange. How Blockchain Can Improve NASDAQ Services The NASDAQ’s goal is to connect traders, brokers, exchanges, and clearing houses across the globe through one ecosystem. Microsoft will help them bridge different types of transactions and services via “ledger agnostic blockchain”.  … Continue reading “Microsoft Will Help NASDAQ Launch Blockchain-Powered Network”

NASDAQ Wants to Stamp Out Fraud in Cryptocurrency Market

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Scams continue to plague cryptocurrencies.  China and India have shut trading down because of it.  Investors have lost billions.  But fraud is nothing new to exchange giant NASDAQ, which announced it may have the tools to stamp it out. The exchange published a report on its experience fighting fraud, and how it can apply the … Continue reading “NASDAQ Wants to Stamp Out Fraud in Cryptocurrency Market”

Bitcoin Falls to its “Buy Zone” for the Seventh Time

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One of the best ways to trade cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, is by spotting support and resistance points. After all, if your coin continues to test a specific support line, and continues to bounce, it may be a good idea to buy at each test. Bitcoin has now tested its “line in the sand” for … Continue reading “Bitcoin Falls to its “Buy Zone” for the Seventh Time”

NASDAQ Exchange Granted Patent for Blockchain Newswire

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The NASDAQ just won a blockchain patent for sharing time-sensitive information. The US Patent and Trademark Office published the patent on October 23. It outlines the use of blockchain technology to store and release information while also providing an immutable record of changes made to that information before its release. At Issue — Audit Trail … Continue reading “NASDAQ Exchange Granted Patent for Blockchain Newswire”

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain M&A has Only Just Begun to Boom

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Cryptocurrency mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are reaching record highs. This is the result of dealmakers seeing opportunity in the latest price slump, says JMP Securities.  In fact, just over the last year, M&A is 200% at an annualized rate. 115 Cryptocurrency Deals already Announced in 2018 This week saw 115 inked deals involving cryptocurrency or … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency and Blockchain M&A has Only Just Begun to Boom”

NASDAQ Entry into the Cryptocurrency Space is Imminent

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The NASDAQ believes in the future of cryptocurrency. Therefore, the exchange is now considering plans to offer cryptocurrency security tokens. Furthermore, the plan is to build a cryptocurrency-enabled platform for companies to launch their security tokens.  Additionally, the NASDAQ is reportedly in talks with Symbiont, an institutional blockchain-based solution focusing on startups. NASDAQ Has Always … Continue reading “NASDAQ Entry into the Cryptocurrency Space is Imminent”

Cryptocurrencies Fall as Dow Jones, NASDAQ Plummet

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Panic gripped the Street on Wednesday. The Dow Jones fell 800 points.  The tech-heavy NASDAQ was falling to its 200-day moving average. All this volatility reared its ugly head in the worst month of the year. Not helping, bond yields were on the rise. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield rose to 3.25% and hit its … Continue reading “Cryptocurrencies Fall as Dow Jones, NASDAQ Plummet”