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Automated Investment Service Firm Wealthfront Adds Support for Grayscale’s BTC, ETH Trusts

Automated Investment Service Firm Wealthfront Adds Support for Grayscale’s BTC, ETH Trusts

On Thursday, the Palo Alto-based automated investment service firm, Wealthfront Inc., announced that customers can now get exposure to crypto assets via the company’s platform. The firm revealed that clients can choose from two Grayscale investment trusts, as the company now offers investments in the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). […]

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Are looming regulations putting an end to bitcoin’s ‘Wild West’ days?

Are looming regulations putting an end to bitcoin’s ‘Wild West’ days?

  Signs point to the looming specter of regulation slowly bringing the days of bitcoin and crypto’s “Wild West” to an end. The only question, perhaps, is if not now, then when? “We’re getting to a boiling point,” The Block’s Aislinn Keely told The Scoop. On this policy report episode of The Scoop, host Frank […]

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Visa says crypto purchases during this spring’s price peak boosted cross-border volumes during fiscal Q3

Visa says crypto purchases during this spring’s price peak boosted cross-border volumes during fiscal Q3

Earnings data from Visa indicates that this spring’s peak in the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies had an impact on the payments giant’s cross-border transaction volume. The “bump” in volume was discussed during this week’s fiscal third-quarter earnings call with Visa executives.  As Vasant Prabhu, Visa’s CFO, noted during the call (per a transcript) […]

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Report Suggests Robinhood Owns Largest Dogecoin Address and Third-Largest BTC Wallet

Report Suggests Robinhood Owns Largest Dogecoin Address and Third-Largest BTC Wallet

Last February the crypto community was obsessed with a specific dogecoin address that happens to be the largest dogecoin holder today with over 36 billion DOGE. One armchair sleuth studied a number of onchain transactions and suspected the company Robinhood owned the wallet. Now the individual has researched the topic again and claims the latest […]

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Paypal Plans to Study Transactions That Fund Extremism, Anti-Government Groups

Paypal Plans to Study Transactions That Fund Extremism, Anti-Government Groups

The payment processing giant Paypal has revealed it has partnered with the nonprofit organization the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). According to the announcement, Paypal is researching transactions settled on the payment network that allegedly fund hate groups and extremism. Paypal to Study Transactions With the Anti-Defamation League A report from Reuters notes that Paypal is studying […]

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NYDIG is unleashing bitcoin financial products onto thousands of regional banks

NYDIG is unleashing bitcoin financial products onto thousands of regional banks

  Access to bitcoin was once a case where “no one wants to be first, but everyone wants to be second”. Now, New York Digital Investment Group, or NYDIG, won’t stop until it’s able to put bitcoin within reach of every American. Patrick Sells, Head of Bank Solutions at NYDIG, explained during the most recent […]

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This Year’s Gallup Poll Findings Suggest 6% of US Investors Own Bitcoin

This Year’s Gallup Poll Findings Suggest 6% of US Investors Own Bitcoin

Young U.S. investors are more interested in bitcoin investments than they were three years ago, according to a poll stemming from the Gallup Investor Optimism Index. This year’s poll surveyed 1,037 participants and findings suggest 6% of American investors own bitcoin. American Bitcoin Investors Increase by 4% in 3 Years The American survey and analytics […]

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