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World Bank President: Distributed Ledger Technology Has ‘Huge Potential

NEWS The president of the World Bank Group Jim Yong Kim has stated that distributed ledger technology (DLT) has “huge potential” and that the bank should keep pace with innovative technologies. Kim spoke at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Banks’ Annual Meeting in … Continue reading

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MALTA TO UNITED NATIONS: CRYPTOCURRENCY IS ‘INEVITABLE FUTURE OF MONEY’

The prime minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, told the United Nations that cryptocurrency is “the inevitable future of money” on September 27 — reiterating his faith in Blockchain technology.  THE ‘BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND’ REVEALS ITS CARDS Speaking at the organization’s 73rd General … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrency Could Solve Zimbabwe’s Cash Shortages: Finance Minister

Advertisement Less than a fortnight since his appointment as Zimbabwe’s finance minister, the new treasury boss is potentially placing himself on a collision path with the country’s central bank with his pro-cryptocurrency stance. According to Mthuli Ncube, Zimbabwe’s newly minted … Continue reading

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‘BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND’ SEEMS TO BE WORKING

KEVIN O’BRIEN | SEP 11, 2018 Prime Minister Joseph Muscat classified Malta’s efforts to become a crypto and blockchain-friendly jurisdiction as a “calculated risk.” So far, work by authorities to turn Malta into a world leader for both industries looks to be … Continue reading

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80% of Americans are Aware of Bitcoin, Study Reveals

Millennials are more optimistic about the chances of cryptocurrency being widely accepted, and nearly half of who think this would prefer using cryptocurrency over the U.S. dollar, according to a recently conducted consumer survey on awareness of and attitudes about … Continue reading

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Coinbase Considers Launching Crypto ETF with Help of Wall Street’s BlackRock, Say Sources

NEWS U.S.-based crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase is looking to create a cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the help of the Wall Street investment management giant BlackRock, according to a Business Insider report September 6. Coinbase has reportedly “held conversations” with $6 trillion … Continue reading

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German Financial Group to Launch Crypto Index Funds for Institutional and Retail Investors

By Sergi de Cornudella Iconiq Funds, the asset management arm of Germany-based Iconiq Holding — the team behind the ICO and token sale accelerator program Iconiq Lab — is launching a series of digital asset index funds beginning in Q4 2018, the … Continue reading

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Explained in 5 Minutes: Bitcoin The layman’s guide to Bitcoin and the Blockchain.

Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash The one thing that makes economics hard to understand is that there is no such thing as money. Money is just an item for trade — valuable paper, or a valuable transaction. Nothing actually has a fixed or defined … Continue reading

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What I’m loving this week!

“The most dangerous question a prospect or customer asks is “Why should I?” And he may ask it more than once… The product and its communication stream must continue to provide him with both rational and emotional answers.” — Lester … Continue reading

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Another Top-5 Cryptocurrency Exchange Plots Move to Malta’s ‘Blockchain Island’

Another day passes by and although August is a traditionally slow month in the business and finance circles, Malta does not seem to be resting on its laurels at all. After several announcements regarding cryptocurrency exchanges and crypto banks, we now … Continue reading

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