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New York’s top lawyer says many crypto exchanges lack ‘fairness, integrity and security’ — and it could harm consumers

The fledging cryptocurrency trading market is at risk of manipulation and lacks serious consumer protections, according to a report released by the New York Attorney General on Tuesday.
Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman participates in a panel discussion at the New York Times 2015 DealBook Conference at the Whitney Museum of American Art on November 3, 2015 in New York City.

Morgan Stanley is reportedly getting ready to offer clients exposure to bitcoin with a new trading product

Morgan Stanley is diving deeper into the world of cryptocurrencies and is planning to offer trading of a new product tied to bitcoin, according to a Bloomberg News report.

A cryptocurrency created as a joke about a dog meme is surging while other coins are tanking

The outlandish surge of Dogecoin comes soon after it was added to the popular trading app, Robinhood, in mid-July. The token's rise may also be attributed to a recently released demo demonstrating a successful bridge that links Ethereum and Dogecoin network.
A small toy figure is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency in this illustration picture, December 26, 2017.

Coinbase, the cryptocurrency powerhouse, has doubled its staff to 500 even amid bitcoin market rout

BI PRIME: Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange, in recent weeks hit its target to double its staff in 2018.

Bitcoin sheds almost $1,000 in 24 hours

The sharp sell-off that gripped cryptocurrency markets on Wednesday has extended into a second day, with major digital assets across the spectrum continuing to fall during trading on Thursday.

Bitcoin drops sharply and suddenly — and now cryptos across the board are getting slammed

Bitcoin dropped sharply Wednesday, losing $500 of value in just over an hour. Other cryptocurrencies fell even more sharply, with both ether and Ripple's XRP losing about 12%.
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Wall Street has helped eliminate one of bitcoin’s biggest problems, and it could fulfill ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’s original vision’

Wall Street is helping bitcoin become more stable, according to an exec at a crypto trading tech firm.
The ETF proposals were based on bitcoin futures contract prices. Futures are currently offered by CBOE, pictured, and CME Group.

The SEC just rejected 9 bitcoin ETF applications, citing manipulation fears — but bitcoin is actually rising

Late on Wednesday, the SEC rejected an application for two products from ProShares, two from GraniteShares, and five other proposals from Direxion. It means the world is still waiting for its first fully regulated bitcoin ETF product.
Alex Adelman, founder of Lolli.

This startup is giving away free bitcoin when you make online purchases — Here’s how to get in on it

The bank of bitcoin has been missing lollipops for far too long, says Lolli founder Alex Adelman. Here's how to download the startup's browser extension to get bitcoin back when shopping.

Crypto exchanges are set to rake in twice as much money as last year even though bitcoin is down 51%

Cryptocurrency exchanges are making money hand-over-fist this year, despite a bear market that's gripped the market for digital currencies.