Month: October 2019

Longtime bitcoin advocate Bruce Fenton has created a new broker-dealer for digital asset firms and financial advisors called Watchdog Capital. The firm is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, public filings show. It’s a subsidiary of digital securities firm Chainstone Labs, also led by
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Canadian startup Ledn, which offers bitcoin-backed fiat loans, now also offers dollar-pegged DAI loans, connecting bitcoin users with ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem. Ledn co-founder Mauricio Di Bartolomeo, a Venezuelan expat, told CoinDesk this new partnership with stablecoin promoter MakerDAO was driven by customer demand. Out of “thousands” of users, more than half of Ledn’s
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USDJPY 200 day MA at 109.033 The USDJPY has moved to another intraday high and in the process is testing its 200 day MA at 109.033. The high price (bid side) has reached 109.035.  Can the buyers keep the upside momentum going? Close risk for the buyers is the old high for the day/month at
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Major indices closed the day with modest gains The major European indices are starting the week with modest gains. The provisional closes are showing: German DAX, +0.49% France’s CAC, +0.3% UK’s FTSE 100, +0.2% Spain’s Ibex, unchanged Italy’s FTSE MIB, +0.4% in the European debt market, yields have climbed higher.   The France moved closer to the 0.0%
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German bund yields shoot up as a Brexit extension looks a done deal now ForexLive With France turning the corner on the Brexit extension deadline this morning, it is putting a bit of pressure on bonds with yields climbing higher on the day now. German bund yields have shot higher while Treasury yields are also
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The Takeaway New analysis of the economic model behind ethereum 2.0 suggests validators can expect to earn 4.6–10.3 percent in annualized rewards at the start. The hardware cost for running ethereum 2.0 validator software may increase as a result of a new design proposal by founder Vitalik Buterin. Even so, the economic model of ethereum
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