Tag: ICOs

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Spikes Above $7,600

At press time, the father of cryptocurrencies has incurred a small bull run during the early morning hours of June 2, and is now trading for over $200 more than where it stood just 24 hours ago. While this behavior is nothing new (bitcoin has fallen some, then gained some over the past several days), the spike is certainly a welcome sign in the books of most investors, and the …
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South Korea’s National Assembly Wants to Restore the Domestic ICO Industry

The South Korean government evidently wants to ease off on cryptocurrency regulation. On Monday, it became apparent that the government will focus on making cryptocurrency trading a lot easier and more straightforward. In another development, it seems the country’s National Assembly wants to allow ICOs once again. Another Regulatory Development in South Korea A lot of things are happening in the world of cryptocurrency these days. Regulators all over the …
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Thailand Introduces Cryptocurrency Regulation and 15% Capital Gains Tax

Thailand is looking to enforce its own version of regulation regarding cryptocurrencies. That is much easier said than done, as this new form of money doesn’t adhere to existing guidelines. As was to be expected, the new regulations on cryptocurrencies and ICOs are rather strong. In fact, anyone violating these laws faces major fines and even jail sentences. Thailand Means Business Although the cryptocurrency regulation in Thailand may sound severe, it is not …
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Nouriel Roubini Is at It Again, This Time with Ethereum’s Co-Founder

Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini calling cryptocurrency a scam, the mother of all bubbles, and an even bigger bubble than tulip mania (yes, he did) is no longer something new. Roubini has been vocal in his opposition to both Bitcoin, calling it a scam whose intrinsic value is zero; and the blockchain, terming it unnecessary and capable of being replaced by other technologies. He was recently at it again, this time using two …
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