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‘The market is robust:’ Goldman Sachs-backed Circle doubles minimum bitcoin trade size to $500,000

Circle Trade, the trading operation of Circle, has increased their minimum ticket size to $500,000.

A secretive high-speed trader is providing college kids with a ‘launch pad’ to build cryptocurrency companies

An innovation lab based at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is playing a role in the firm's crypto efforts.

A cryptocurrency CEO bragged that he ran off with $50 million — but after a journalist tracked him down in Egypt, he said it was just a joke

The crypto founder tweeted a photo of himself drinking a beer on the beach, and gave himself away.

Bitcoin popped 3% in minutes

It's the second dramatic price move for the cryptocurrency in as many days.
Traders work in the Citigroup booth on the floor of the NYSE in New York

Citigroup is looking to hire bitcoin pros to sniff out risks in cryptocurrency

Citigroup is looking to staff up a unit of the bank looking at money laundering risk. Two job ads describe a bitcoin certification as a plus.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City

New York’s attorney general launches an investigation into crypto

It is requesting information from 13 exchanges about the use of bots, outages, consumer protections, and other issues.

The biggest porn site in the world is now accepting a ‘privacy-focused’ cryptocurrency called Verge

Pornhub is now allowing people to pay for its premium content with Verge, a "privacy-focused" digital currency that emphasizes anonymity.

Bitcoin exchange Kraken plans to pull out of Japan

The news comes as Japanese regulators ramp up oversight over the country's crypto exchanges.
Matthew Mellon, centre, at a Dom Perignon party in Miami in 2015.

Billionaire banking heir and cryptocurrency investor Matthew Mellon dies at 54

Mellon is a descendant of the founder of Mellon Bank and investment bank Drexel-Burnham-Lambert.

An $800 million crypto hedge fund says bitcoin’s recent slump can be pinned on the tax man

Tax Day is hanging over US investors, and it might be one reason behind bitcoin's latest sell-off.