Author: Kevin Helms

India Highlights Need for ‘Common Approach to Regulating Crypto Ecosystem’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

India’s Finance Ministry has highlighted the necessity for “a common approach to regulating the crypto ecosystem” in its flagship Economic Survey this year. “Crypto assets are self-referential instruments and do not strictly pass the test of being a financial asset Read More

82% of Millionaires Ask About Putting Crypto in Their Portfolios, Survey Shows – Featured Bitcoin News

Asset management firm Devere Group says that 82% of millionaires surveyed have asked their financial advisors about adding cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, to their portfolios despite the crypto winter. “Wealthy investors understand that digital currencies are the future of money, Read More

US Senator Focused on Crypto Money Laundering Crackdown — Urges Congress, Regulators to Take Action – Regulation Bitcoin News

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has called on Congress to ensure regulators, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have the tools to regulate the crypto industry effectively and crack down on crypto money laundering activities. “The current legal structure Read More

Robert Kiyosaki Says ‘We Are in Global Recession’ — Warns of Soaring Bankruptcies, Unemployment, Homelessness – Economics Bitcoin News

The famous author of the best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki, says that we are in a global recession. Warning of soaring bankruptcies, unemployment, and homelessness, he noted that there is good news for investors looking for “bargains.” Read More

New York Considers Bill to Establish Cryptocurrency as a Form of Payment for State Agencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. state of New York to allow state agencies to accept cryptocurrency payments, including bitcoin, ether, litecoin, and bitcoin cash. The legislation proposes allowing crypto to be used as “a means of payment Read More

US Lawmaker Outlines Priorities to Regulate Crypto and Make America the Place for Blockchain Innovation – Regulation Bitcoin News

The chairman of a newly formed digital assets committee, U.S. Congressman French Hill, has outlined some priorities to regulate the crypto sector and ensure America is the place for fintech and blockchain innovation. “We want a regulatory framework that’s transparent Read More

Goldman Sachs Ranks Bitcoin Best Performing Asset so Far This Year – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

Goldman Sachs has ranked bitcoin the best-performing asset so far this year. The cryptocurrency also tops the global investment bank’s list as the asset with the highest risk-adjusted return — above gold, real estate, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq Read More

Arizona Senator Launches Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender – Regulation Bitcoin News

A senator in the U.S. state of Arizona has introduced a set of cryptocurrency bills, one of which seeks to make bitcoin legal tender. “Centralized digital money controlled by the central bankers is slavery. Decentralized bitcoin is freedom,” the lawmaker Read More

Tesla’s Q4 Balance Sheet Shows Bitcoin Holdings Worth $184 Million – Featured Bitcoin News

Tesla’s latest balance sheet shows the company’s bitcoin holdings worth $184 million. Tesla did not sell any digital assets in the fourth quarter of 2022 despite the crypto winter and contagion in the crypto ecosystem. Tesla’s Digital Assets Valued at Read More

Economist Peter Schiff Explains Why Bitcoin and Gold Are up This Year — ‘They’re Rising for Opposite Reasons’ – Markets and Prices Bitcoin News

Economist and gold bug Peter Schiff has explained why bitcoin and gold are going up this year. “They’re rising for opposite reasons,” he said, claiming that the price of gold is climbing as investors view the metal as a hedge Read More

Singapore Regulator Advocates ‘One Regulatory System’ for Crypto and Traditional Finance – Regulation Bitcoin News

Singapore’s senior minister and the chairman of the central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), says there should be just “one regulatory system” for both crypto and traditional finance. In addition, he stressed that regulators should provide “ultra clarity Read More

FBI Seizes Bitcoin From Overseas Scammers Who Posed as US Law Enforcement Officials – Featured Bitcoin News

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says it has seized bitcoin worth millions of dollars from overseas scammers targeting the elderly. The scammers posed as members of U.S. law enforcement agencies and tricked the victims into transferring money to them Read More

Jim Cramer Thanks SEC Chairman for Standing up to ‘Crypto Bullies’ Seeking Spot Bitcoin ETF Approval – Regulation Bitcoin News

The host of Mad Money, Jim Cramer, has thanked Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler for standing up to the “crypto bullies” who want the regulator to approve a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Cramer has repeatedly warned Read More

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Calls Bitcoin ‘Hyped-up Fraud’ — Expects Satoshi Nakamoto to Increase BTC Supply Cap – Featured Bitcoin News

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon calls bitcoin “a hyped-up fraud.” The executive questioned the cryptocurrency’s supply cap, expecting a picture of bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto to pop up and laugh at us all when bitcoin’s supply hits 21 million Read More

Crypto Lender Genesis Files for Bankruptcy Following SEC Lawsuit – Featured Bitcoin News

Crypto lender Genesis, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The filing followed a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Genesis claims to have “ample liquidity to support its ongoing Read More

Thailand Issues New Regulations on Custodied Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Thailand has issued new regulations on custodied cryptocurrencies. Companies offering crypto custody services are now required to “establish a digital wallet management system to accommodate efficient custody of digital assets and keys and Read More

Japan Urges Regulators Worldwide to Subject Crypto Exchanges to Bank-Level Oversight – Regulation Bitcoin News

Japan has reportedly urged other countries, including the U.S., to regulate crypto exchanges like they do banks. A top official at the Financial Services Agency explained that the recent FTX implosion wasn’t brought on by crypto technology but by “loose Read More

BIS Economists Recommend 3 Crypto Policies for Regulators Worldwide to Adopt – Regulation Bitcoin News

Economists at the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) have recommended three policies regulators worldwide could adopt in order to deal with the risks posed by cryptocurrencies. “Authorities can now consider a variety of policy approaches and at the same time Read More

Authorities in Germany, Bulgaria, Serbia, Cyprus Take Down Crypto Scam Network – Regulation Bitcoin News

Authorities in Germany, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Cyprus have taken down a cryptocurrency scam network in collaboration with Europol. “The suspects used advertisements on social networks to lure victims to websites covertly operated by the criminals, which offered seemingly exceptional investment Read More

SEC Chairman Warns Most Crypto Will Fail — Says ‘Don’t Get Caught up in FOMO, Fear of Missing Out’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has warned that most crypto tokens will fail. He has urged investors not to “get caught up in the FOMO, the fear of missing out,” emphasizing that crypto Read More