Morgan Stanley has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to add bitcoin exposure to 12 of its mutual funds’ investment strategies. These mutual funds may invest in bitcoin futures as well as obtain indirect exposure to the cryptocurrency through investments in Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, the filing details.
Michael Mosier will replace Kenneth Blanco as the U.S. government agency’s acting director. The current acting director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, will bid farewell to the governing body in April. His replacement: Michael Mosier, Chainalysis’ former chief technical counsel. “Director Kenneth A. Blanco today announced several
Among the first publicly-traded companies to jump on the NFT bandwagon, they won’t be the last In a flurry of price action reminiscent of 2017 mania, shortly after announcing that they had acquired NFT display and tracking platform Tokenwave, pop-culture collectibles giant Funko’s stock (NYSE: FNKO) rallied over 20%. Unlike
Ethereum has regained the $2,000 zone. Ethereum, crypto’s second largest asset by market cap, has broken its previous all-time price high near $2,041 , set on February 19, 2021. Ethereum (ETH) hit a record price high of approximately $2,081 today, according to TradingView data. ETH trades near $2,067 at time of
The SEC is pitching a shutout against Bitcoin-based ETFs, and not even Fidelity’s storied name may be enough to overcome the obstacles. With more than 35 million customers, $21 billion in revenues and $3.8 trillion in discretionary managed assets, Fidelity Investments is one of the largest investment management companies in
Polkadot parachains can now choose to add Chainlink price feeds to their runtime. Polkadot and Chainlink have announced the release of Chainlink’s Price Feeds as a module, or “pallet” in Polkadot terminology, for the Substrate blockchain framework. The release means that any project building on the Substrate framework — which
Ethereum options traders are placing big bets on an ETH rally in June as EIP-1559 approaches. The price of Ether (ETH) is continuing to rally, reaching $2,000 on Friday on the back of strong technical momentum following a high-profile announcement from Visa. As Cointelegraph previously reported on Sunday, Visa will allow
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has greenlighted Coinbase’s initial public offering via a direct listing on Nasdaq, the company has confirmed. Coinbase’s IPO is set to debut in two weeks, on April 14. Coinbase IPO to Debut in 2 Weeks Coinbase Global Inc. announced Thursday that the U.S.
PRESS RELEASE. Stratis, the Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) platform, expands developer reach by collaborating with C# Corner, the largest, most active group of C# developers in the world. 2nd April 2021, London, United Kingdom - Stratis achieves another milestone as it partners with C# Corner, a 3M+ member community that works towards the
As non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are becoming a global phenomenon increasingly due to their mainstream adoption, there are also concerns about the surge of related scams. A recent study revealed the most common NFT scams that are spreading on the net. Suspicious Domain Registrations With ‘NFT’ Word Surged 250% in March
In his new position as Ledger’s vice president of NFTs, Brooks will be responsible for bridging the platform with the artistic community. Apple Music veteran Parker Todd Brooks is leaving the company to join Ledger, one of the biggest providers of cryptocurrency hardware wallets. According to a Friday announcement, Brooks
Its been a heady few weeks for commerce and art. Surely a revolution is afoot and were too mired in the hot mess to see it right. With that proviso, here are two notes from the front lines. NFTs are cutting-edge, digital art aint Some folks say the non-fungible token
Thailand’s central bank is calling for public comments on its proposed plan to launch a sovereign digital currency within the next five years. The Bank of Thailand has set its agenda for a retail central bank digital currency with preliminary testing protocols scheduled to begin in Q2 2022. Thailand’s central