Japanese Broker Monex Launches Crypto-Based CFDs With 2x Leverage

Advertisment The Japanese online securities company Monex has revealed the launch of cryptocurrency-based contract-for-difference (CFD) services that went live on Wednesday. The new derivatives products offered by Monex will include bitcoin, XRP, ether, and bitcoin cash pairs with 2x leverage. Japanese digital currency exchanges are getting into leverage products as the firm Monex has revealed a derivatives product otherwise known as a contract-for-difference (CFD) service. Basically a CFD acts as the net difference depiction of either losses or gains that Read more …

Japanese Broker Monex Launches Crypto-Based CFDs With 2x Leverage

The Japanese online securities company Monex has revealed the launch of cryptocurrency-based contract-for-difference (CFD) services that went live on Wednesday. The new derivatives products offered by Monex will include bitcoin, XRP, ether, and bitcoin cash pairs with 2x leverage. Japanese digital currency exchanges are getting into leverage products as the firm Monex has revealed a derivatives product otherwise known as a contract-for-difference (CFD) service. Basically a CFD acts as the net difference depiction of either losses or gains that stem Read more …

No Joke: These Top Comedians Are Bitcoin Supporters

As Bitcoin becomes a serious financial asset, more top comedians are taking note of the asset. And it’s not acting as a butt of their jokes but as an addition to their investment portfolios. Crypto Rises From Far Corners Of The Internet Full of Memes and More Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies were born unto the underbelly of the internet. They first caught wind through cypherpunk email lists, Reddit, the dark web, and more. The asset class is now taken seriously and Read more …

As Bitcoin’s Volatility Hits Historic Lows, Traders are Eyeing a Move to $13,000

All of Bitcoin’s recent volatility has occurred within a relatively tight trading range between $9,000 and $10,000. There have been a few occasions in which the cryptocurrency has broken above or below these range boundaries, but each time has been short-lived and followed by a swift movement back into the range. This range was first formed in early-May. It isn’t showing any signs of breaking anytime soon. A result of this price action has been Bitcoin’s volatility hitting historic lows. Read more …

Regulators Are Guarded But Getting There, July 3-10

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.  Editor’s note Policy changes slowly. Crypto wants to move fast. Sometimes fairly, sometimes not, the crypto industry often portrays traditional financial regulators as calcified relics unprepared to deal with the coming new world.  To be fair, everyone seems to acknowledge that markets and trading systems need comprehensive upgrades, but national and international regulators are accountable to a wider range of concerns Read more …

Your Passwords Could Be For Sale on the Dark Web Right Now

A recent study revealed that over 15 billion credentials are in circulation via the dark web, representing a 300% increase since 2018. Available information ranges from network access credentials, banking login data, and even streaming services accounts from Netflix. According to research conducted by the cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows, part of the leaked data is even circulating for free. The report warns that the reason that so many account credentials are available online is that people are using non-complex passwords Read more …

Coinbase Listing News Fits With Bullish Mainstrem Market, Pomp Says

Amid a bullish mainstream market, news of Coinbase’s reported traditional stock market listing could prove timely alongside other companies similar public listing efforts.  “When good times are rollin in the stock market, people want to get in there,” Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano said on an episode of his YouTube show, Lunch Money. Pompliano’s response came after a question from co-host, writer and influencer Polina Marinova, on the timing of Coinbase’s listing.  Traditional markets have shown positivity as of late. Read more …

Ethereum Could Set a “Lower Low” if It Breaks Beneath This Crucial Level

Ethereum is now showing some signs of underlying weakness despite seeing some strong price action over the past few days After hovering within the upper region of its long-established trading range, the slight downwards movement seen by Bitcoin and the aggregated market has forced it lower It hasn’t declined beneath any crucial support levels yet, but several sit just below where it is currently trading at One analyst is noting that its closest support is critical for it to continue Read more …

Why A Stock Market Listing For Coinbase Is Ultimately Ironic For Crypto

Yesterday, rumors began circulating regarding crypto exchange Coinbase going public with an $8 billion stock market listing. While there’s no denying the move would be positive for the space, it would ultimately be an ironic situation for the company and industry. Rumors Suggest Coinbase Is Preparing Stock Market Debut and IPO According to sources close to the matter speaking under strict confidentiality, Coinbase may be preparing an IPO. For crypto investors unfamiliar with the traditional market terminology, IPO stands for Read more …

Ukrainian Hacker Caught Selling Government Databases for Crypto

A Ukrainian hacker got caught selling confidential information gathered from Ukrainian central government databases.  According to a media release from the Ukrainian Cyberpolice, a hacker whose identity was not disclosed was able to break into many government databases by compromising personal accounts of authorized staff.  The hacker reportedly used brute force approaches to break into email addresses and social media accounts. Through this simple method, he appears to have found 50 government databases with up-to-date information. He then sought to Read more …

Leaked Documents Suggest Former Wirecard Exec Was Linked to Secret Russian Gov Operations

Wirecard’s recently-prosecuted former Chief Operations Officer, Jan Marsalek, may have had ties to Russian intelligence services. He also allegedly held secret documents about the use of a Russian chemical weapon in the U.K. According to the Financial Times, the former Wirecard executive bragged of his intelligence services’ ties in an effort to further integrate with London traders. Recovered documents contain specific data on the formula for the world’s deadliest nerve agent, known as Novichok. The chemical weapon was used in Read more …

It’s “Almost Time” for Bitcoin to Make an Explosive Movement; Factors to Consider

Bitcoin has been flashing some signs of weakness throughout the past 24-hours, as the crypto has been unable to maintain above multiple crucial technical levels It has once again fallen back within its long-held trading range between $9,000 and $9,300 Although this range could hold strong in the near-term, one analyst is noting that it is almost time for Bitcoin to make a massive trend-defining movement As for where this next move could lead the cryptocurrency, one indicator suggests that Read more …