As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Seek ATS Licenses, SEC Vows Enhanced Oversight

As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Seek ATS Licenses, SEC Vows Enhanced Oversight

Advertisement The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has vowed that it will enforce enhanced oversight and transparency requirements on alternative trading systems (ATS), just as a number of cryptocurrency exchanges are pursuing these licenses. The SEC on Wednesday announced that it had voted to adopt amendments to the ATS regulatory framework, rules that it…

Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

Advertisement Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion cryptocurrency exchange and payments platform, and Coinbase, the $8 billion cryptocurrency brokerage company which…

CoinMarketCap Removes Volume Requirements for Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing

CoinMarketCap Removes Volume Requirements for Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing

Advertisement Cryptocurrency data aggregation site CoinMarketCap has removed volume requirements for exchanges listed on its platform, citing concerns over data transparency and clarity. The platform, the 276th-most popular website according to Alexa, made this announcement in a blog post, responding to a barrage of criticism that exchanges have been gaming its statistical algorithms to get…

EOS Leads China’s Blockchain Rankings Again, Bitcoin Still Out of Top 15

EOS Leads China’s Blockchain Rankings Again, Bitcoin Still Out of Top 15

Advertisement The Chinese government has released its third round of public blockchain rankings, and EOS — the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by total market cap — once again reigned supreme. EOS Tops China’s Blockchain Rankings for Second-Straight Month Those rankings, published by the state-backed China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) and released this week, evaluated public blockchain…