Coinbase Plans US Debit Card Launch, Is ‘Considering’ Margin Trading

Coinbase Plans US Debit Card Launch, Is ‘Considering’ Margin Trading

TweetShareBy CCN: Coinbase CEO Brain Armstrong conducted a live YouTube AMA today from the company’s New York offices. Presumably, he’s in town for blockchain week, which brought him away from the San Francisco headquarters.Armstrong answered several questions in the session, beginning with one regarding “community trust ratings” for altcoins. Armstrong said that crypto is much…

Bitcoin Bulls Unleashed as Crypto Begins Trading on Good News

Bitcoin Bulls Unleashed as Crypto Begins Trading on Good News

TweetShareBy CCN: Another day, another new high for the bitcoin price. Bitcoin is currently trading at nearly $8,300, which according to CoinMarketCap data is a new 2019 high for the biggest cryptocurrency. On Coinbase, the BTC price already attained $8,300 though it has pulled back slightly. While it’s not the first time that the bitcoin…

$7 Trillion Asset Giant Fidelity to Launch Bitcoin Trading ‘Within Weeks’: Report

$7 Trillion Asset Giant Fidelity to Launch Bitcoin Trading ‘Within Weeks’: Report

TweetShareWall Street has arrived in the cryptocurrency arena. Fidelity Investments, one of the biggest asset managers on the planet, will launch a crypto trading service “within weeks” according to a Bloomberg report.Fidelity says its cryptocurrency trading product is aimed at institutional traders and will initially focus on bitcoin. Fidelity spokesperson Arlene Roberts said:“We currently have…

US Stock Brokerage E*Trade Prepares Crypto Trading with Bitcoin and Ether

US Stock Brokerage E*Trade Prepares Crypto Trading with Bitcoin and Ether

TweetShareBy CCN.com: E*Trade Financial Corp. is waking when it comes to the importance of allowing its customers the ability to trade cryptos. It’s readying to allow them to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum, Bloomberg reports.While banks and others have shunned cryptos, E*Trade’s willingness to allow customers to trade them is significant. It’s another step in the…

E-Trade One-Ups Rival, Readies Launch of Bitcoin Trading to Millions

E-Trade One-Ups Rival, Readies Launch of Bitcoin Trading to Millions

TweetShareBy CCN: E-Trade is about to offer bitcoin and ether trading, bolstering its securities platform for 5 million customers, a source familiar with the matter told Bloomberg Friday. The securities brokerage firm appears to be taking the approach that ‘if you build it, they will come.’ That plus their rivals are doing it.We know this…

Thailand Bans Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin from Trading Pairs & ICOs

Thailand Bans Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum Classic, Litecoin from Trading Pairs & ICOs

TweetShareThailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission banned bitcoin cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum Classic (ETC) from eligibility for initial coin offerings, investments, and base trading pairs against other cryptocurrencies traded on digital asset exchanges.Bitcoin, Stellar, Ripple, Ethereum ApprovedIn a February 28 notice, the Thai SEC — which is the country’s capital markets authority — announced…

Pepsi Thrives While Coke Fizzles in Worst Trading Day Since 2008

Pepsi Thrives While Coke Fizzles in Worst Trading Day Since 2008

The legendary Coca-Cola Company has fallen on some hard times, and its officials aren’t seeing better days ahead.Most understand its woes stem from consumers giving up their sugary soft drink addictions, but Coca-Cola is blaming something else that its main competitor, PepsiCo doesn’t see as that much of a problem.Coca-Cola significantly lowered its outlook, saying…

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading

TweetShare Kraken has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR), and Tether (USDT) bringing its margin trading offering to a total of eight cryptocurrencies. Margin trading of all eight will be available on all of Kraken’s platforms. The latter site boasts an improved…