International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned about increased risks of money laundering and terrorism financing on Malta due to rapid development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain companies. In addition to blockchain industry, financial and gambling industries are also considered as risky, as well as Malta’s program allowing to get citizenship for investment activities.
IMF Warned Malta About Blockchain Industry Development Risks
The value of cryptocurrencies is not proved by anything yet and popular blockchain technology cannot influence banking business during the following 5 years, according to the analysts of one of the largest world banks – JPMorgan.
JPMorgan: Blockchain Can’t Influence Banking Business Yet
The experts from University of Illinois told about FakeStake attack which poses risk to 26 proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies. The researchers claim that they revealed two vulnerabilities which make this attack possible. Also, the group has already published a detailed report which will be officially presented next month, at Financial Cryptography 2019 conference.
Researchers Reported About Vulnerabilities Of 26 PoS Cryptocurrencies
Former employee of Morgan Stanley told when cryptocurrenceis would be used actively in everyday life.
Marcus Hughes, Coinbase: Major Banks Believe In Bitcoin
Bitcoin circulation in 2018 is six time higher than PayPal payment service’s one, reports cryptocurrency hedge fund Satoshi Capital Research.
Bitcoin Processed Six Times More Transactions Than PayPal
Executive Director and President of Chicago Board Options Exchange Ed Tilly believes that an opportunity to trade Bitcoin ETN is needed for institutional investors so that they could carry out their activities in the cryptocurrency market actively. In his opinion, absence of this tool prevents growth of Bitcoin futures trading volume and increase of the […]
Ed Tilly: Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Market Need ETN Launch To Grow
Investment manager of VanEck is not worried because of Bitcoin ETF approval regardless to the fact of American government’s shutdown. Why? The company believes that it managed to lay solid foundation for VanEck/SolidX’ Bitcoin ETF and that it has a chance to get SEC’s approval.
VanEck Stays Calm Regardless To SEC’s “Shutdown”
Bitcoin.com CEO and Bitcoin Cash follower Roger Ver muddied the waters again, making Bitcoin investors angry.
Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash Will Become What Bitcoin Should Be In 2019
Bitcoin Cash, an altcoin created after fork in 2017 may die, reports Cobra, dubious and anonymous creator of Bitcoin.org and Bitcointalk.org.
« BCH Is Dead, BSV Is A Useless Shitcoin», — Bitcoin.org And Bitcointalk.org Founder
January was especially successful for Tron – altcoin managed to increase by two times. Today, the coin is traded at the level of $0.025, its capitalization reached $1.66 billion.