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Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

Coinbase users can begin trading cryptocurrencies directly with other cryptocurrencies, the exchange startup said Monday. The company is adding support for crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers, adding a feature that has long been available to professional cryptocurrency trading services, said product manager Anna Marie Clifton. Users on Coinbase.com, as well as the Android and iOS […]

Crypto Assets on Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Can Now Be Insured

Crypto Assets on Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Can Now Be Insured

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a subsidiary of the island’s stock exchange, is now providing insurance coverage for crypto assets listed on its platform. The firm announced Monday that it has partnered with a local provider called Callaghan Insurance to provide the policy to cover both hot (online) and cold (offline) wallets listed on the […]

Crypto Custody? State Street Is Waiting on a Client Shift, Exec Says

Crypto Custody? State Street Is Waiting on a Client Shift, Exec Says

State Street, one the largest institutional custodians on the planet, said there is no sense of urgency – at the moment, at least – from clients for the firm to move into safeguarding crypto assets. Speaking at the American Banker BlockFS conference in New York on Thursday, Jay Biancamano, State Street’s managing director for digital product […]

Coinbase Launches Full Trading of Basic Attention Token

Coinbase Launches Full Trading of Basic Attention Token

American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has announced the rollout of full trading of the Basic Attention Token (BAT) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOSapps, per a blog post published Nov. 8. According to the announcement, Coinbase’s customers can now buy, sell, send, receive, or store BAT along with other digital currencies supported on the platform. The exchange also notes […]

Bitcoin Cash Surges 25% as Exchanges Show Support for Upcoming Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Surges 25% as Exchanges Show Support for Upcoming Hard Fork

The bitcoin cash (BCH) community has recently been divided by disagreements over which technological upgrades should be implemented to the cryptocurrency’s network. As a result, its November 15 hard fork threatens to split the BCH chain, and businesses have started to weight in. Part of the community supports the BCH version promoted by the Bitcoin […]

Experts: Fidelity Could Single-Handedly Solidify Crypto as New Asset Class

Experts: Fidelity Could Single-Handedly Solidify Crypto as New Asset Class

On October 15, Fidelity, the world’s fourth largest asset manager with $7.2 billion assets under management, launched its crypto custody arm. At the time, Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson stated that the long-term strategy of the investment firm is to make Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market more accessible to investors. “Our goal is to make […]

A Coinbase Veteran Is Changing Sides in the Cryptocurrency Wars

A Coinbase Veteran Is Changing Sides in the Cryptocurrency Wars

A prime architect of America’s largest trading platform for digital currencies is changing teams. Adam White, who helped build Coinbase into a crypto-colossus with 25 million customers, is joining Bakkt, the venture launched in August by a consortium led by Intercontinental Exchange (market cap: $42 billion), parent of the New York Stock Exchange, as chief […]

Cryptocurrency Market Update: More Sideways Inactivity, Altcoins Immobile

Cryptocurrency Market Update: More Sideways Inactivity, Altcoins Immobile

Sideways trading for another day; Stellar and Neo slowly moving up, 0x dropping back. Crypto markets are slowly losing ground as gains made during last week’s Tether induced pump are slowly being eaten away. Market capitalization has retracted slightly from the same time yesterday but is still just above $210 billion at the moment. Bitcoin […]