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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 13, 2020

With BTC on its longest winning streak in more than a year and governments around the world working to craft a global CBDC framework, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Bitcoin’s six-day run of gains has shifted the focus to psychological hurdle of $12,000. Some analysts are looking even higher.

For Coinbase users who don’t want to keep their funds on an exchange, the buying and storing crypto just became a lot easier. 

Many of the world’s largest economies will institute national digital currency banking standards with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.

Williams’ venture firm no longer displays Coinbase in its portfolio.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 12, 2020

With BTC back above $11K and China giving away its new digital currency, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Despite a dip today, bitcoin has crossed into bullish territory with the biggest weekly gain since July.

BitMEX, the cryptocurrency derivatives exchange recently charged by U.S. authorities for offering illegal trading services, has hired a compliance veteran.

The promotion is part of China’s efforts to try out out and stimulate usage of its new digital currency.

The extortionists demand a payment in bitcoin to avoid the detonation of an explosive device, per a report.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 9, 2020

With BTC breaking above $11K and central banks collaborating to standardize CBDCs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Bitcoin appears to have broken out of its tight trading range over the past two weeks, between roughly $10,500 and $10,800.  

Jack Dorsey’s payments company is the second publicly traded firm to put some portion of corporate reserves into bitcoin, following MicroStrategy’s $425 million all-in bet.

The seven central banks, along with the Bank for International Settlements, have released a report setting out agreed core objectives that must be met by national digital currencies.

The former chief technology officer of the troubled BitMEX exchange has been released after a bond for $5 million was paid in the U.S.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 8, 2020

With trading volumes surging and DeFi slowing down, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Trading volumes for CME bitcoin options surged as traders made bull call spreads anticipating a rally.

The popularity of decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges had backed up the Ethereum blockchain, raising questions about its ability to scale. 

The parent group of BitMEX has announced an executive shakeup after U.S. authorities charged the firm over allegedly illegal conduct.

“Big Four” firm KPMG says its patent-pending blockchain solution will help organizations measure, report and offset their carbon emissions.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 7, 2020

With BTC steady and central bank digital currencies getting closer, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

New bitcoin addresses have spiked this month, with one industry exec pointing to traders moving funds off the legally troubled BitMEX exchange. Others disagree.

An official for China’s central bank unveiled usage statistics of state-backed digital currency trials held in three Chinese cities.

How the firm helping lead Estonia’s central bank digital currency research is approaching a mass-market crypto coin.

The central bank warned citizens and residents they use cryptocurrencies at their own risk.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 6, 2020

As traders remain hopeful and mainstream investment funds increase their exposure to bitcoin miners, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Today’s stories:

Options market data suggests the longer-term path of least resistance for bitcoin is to the higher side. 

Stock of three major cryptocurrency mining firms are appearing in Fidelity, Vanguard and Charles Schwab mutual funds.

John McAfee allegedly received $11.6 million in bitcoin and ether for pumping ICOs in 2017 and 2018.

A prominent Taiwanese-American multimedia artist considered a pioneer of internet-based art is releasing her work on blockchain-based platform MakersPlace.

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 5, 2020

With interest in bitcoin futures falling to their lowest level since May, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Institutional interest in bitcoin futures has plummeted as the DeFi explosion made carry trades less attractive, said Bequant’s Denis Vinokourov. 

Miners generated an estimated $328 million in September.

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton expressed an openness to a tokenized exchange-traded fund.

In a bid to raise awareness, the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s PAC is contributing $50 in bitcoin to the campaign of incumbent members of Congress in both legislative houses.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 2, 2020

With Pres. Trump testing positive and a systemically important exchange in deep trouble, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

The cryptocurrency and Asian stock markets dumped early Friday after U.S. Pres. Donald Trump announced he and his wife had tested positive to COVID-19.

Developers will take a second whack at a final Ethereum 2.0 testnet after the first, Spadina, failed due to “critical peering issues.”

 The Commodity Future Trading Commission has charged BitMEX, CEO Arthur Hayes and other affiliated entities with offering U.S. customers crypto trading services in violation of federal law.

The sudden takedown of crypto exchange BitMEX has cast a new light on Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) markets.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 1, 2020

With BTC looking for a breakout and more casualties in the aftermath of 2017s ICO boom, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Bitcoin (BTC) faced selling pressure in September as the U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for the first time in six months. 

Diginex has become the first crypto exchange operator to be traded on Nasdaq, listing under the EQOS ticker symbol.

A federal judge has ruled Kik’s 2017, $100 million token sale violated U.S. securities law, and wants to see a proposal for refunds.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has confirmed it is taking action against SALT Lending after ruling the company’s $47 million initial coin offering was an illegal securities issuance.

Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 30, 2020

With bitcoin trading in an unusually tight range and DeFi darling SushiSwap suffering shrinkage, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Chainlink’s LINK has been the worst-performing digital asset in September in the CoinDesk 20, during an ugly month across cryptocurrency markets.

Uniswap challenger SushiSwap is continue to lose vital liquidity, with total value locked falling by 8% in the past 24 hours.

Hundreds of thousands of euros may have been supplied through a secret network benefiting al-Qaida-linked extremists in northwestern Syria.

On Sunday, Ocean Protocol conducted a hard fork from its old token address to prevent the KuCoin exchange hacker from continued unloading of stolen OCEAN tokens on decentralized exchange Uniswap.