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Employees push a trolley laden with crates of one kilogram gold bars at the YLG Bullion International Co. headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.

A gold trading company has a plan to make the industry for precious metals more sustainable using the technology behind bitcoin

Tradewind is working with companies across the gold industry to develop a way to keep track of gold along the supply-chain to ensure sustainability.
Tokyo businessmen are reflected in an electronic board showing exchange rates between (from top row to third row) the Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar, the euro, Australian dollar and (fourth row to bottom row) indices of Dow Jones, the NASDAQ and Hang Seng Index, outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 14, 2014.

A crypto trading platform has raised $10 million from a Japanese investment giant to go head-to-head with a big business on Wall Street

The company says it could provide private companies with an alternative to the traditional initial public offering process.

Goldman Sachs just made its first crypto hire to explore a potential bitcoin trading desk

Justin Schmidt will be exploring how the bank could dive into the nascent crypto market. He will not be trading cryptocurrencies.
Martin Lewis.

A British TV star is suing Facebook for defamation over ‘scam’ bitcoin adverts

Martin Lewis said scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people in 'get-rich-quick schemes' on Facebook.

‘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.

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.

Bitcoin exchange Kraken plans to pull out of Japan

The news comes as Japanese regulators ramp up oversight over the country's crypto exchanges.