Highlighting what went right, and what went wrong, in this week’s crypto news analysis.
A rather dramatic 20% drop in BTC stormed headlines last week, with speculation awash as to whether it was Bakkt’s lacklustre launch or simply offshore derivatives markets behind it all. There is no clear answer, as with many things in crypto, but the market moves forward nevertheless.
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The firm is alleging CFTC chairman Christopher Giancarlo obstructed the approval of its Derivatives Clearing Organisation registration because of personal bias against CEO Paul Chou
At the heart of the issue is a blog post written by Chou the year before, in which he criticises the regulators for an apparent preferential treatment towards larger exchanges
The gloomy macroeconomic outlook and the news of Facebook’s Libra and China’s central bank digital currency have fuelled this interest, market participants say
Though they still face hurdles to getting off the ground, including licensing, banking, custody and insurance
Sheryl Sandberg is in talks with the House Financial Services Committee to testify on Libra, Facebook’s stablecoin
This follows a week of meetings held by Mark Zuckerberg, in which he was repeatedly pressed about privacy concerns. Despite this, David Marcus is confident they remain on track for a launch in 2020
Price analysis: If support near 8k holds, BTC could see 10% bounce
A dangerous bug in the BTC Lightening network has been fixed
The explosive growth of crypto funds
NBA star is blocked from offering an
on his contract
The (alleged) plot against
Is XRP a
Xpring acquires NineLogos to build out
built on XRP
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