ICE adds Bitcoin SV, other digital assets to its data feed

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the company behind NASDAQ and the upcoming Bakkt cryptocurrency trading platform, is ready to launch its Cryptocurrency Data Feed. The feed, which is offered by ICE Data Services, allows crypto traders to better gauge the markets and receive pricing information to better manage their investments. The Data Feed is a collaborative effort…

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ICE, the Parent Company of Bakkt, Announces Only 58 Crypto They Look to List

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and upcoming digital asset platform, Bakkt has released a list of crypto projects they are looking to list and track on a Twitter post. Per the tweet, ICE’s Data Services will be researching and tracking a total of 58 cryptocurrency projects as…

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Bitcoin Holds Above $4000, Prepares for the Next Rally

Photo: Simple FX / Flickr Over the last weekend, the crypto market and Bitcoin showed a healthy northward movement. Over the last three days, the overall cryptocurrency market cap grew by $5 billion. Bitcoin (BTC) too was able to surge past the $4000 benchmark and is successfully holding up to those levels. At the press…

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New Exchange LGO Markets Launches Offering Unusual Approach to Crypto Custody

Photo: LGO Group / Twitter Currently, a lot of crypto experts believe that the future of the industry greatly depends on the involvement of institutions. Institutional trading still continues to gain momentum which ensures a necessity to introduce new ways and approaches to investing which could attract the attention of this growing group of the…

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'This is a union town' — NYC councilman says Amazon's HQ2 is 'antithetical' to our values

“This is a union town. I grew up in a union family. We’ve got to stand up for our values there,” New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer says. New York is “a sanctuary city” and “Amazon refuses to budge” on selling facial recognition to immigration enforcement officials, he says. “All of those reasons and…

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Grant Thornton Attests USDC is Backed by Fiat, Huobi Establishes Communist Party Branch

In exchange news, we look at a major accounting firm’s attestation that all USDC tokens issued by Circle are fully backed by fiat dollars. We also focus on a Huobi Group subsidiary that has set up a Chinese Communist Party branch, as well as Bakkt, which has listed the reasons behind its move into bitcoin….

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures to Start Trading in December

Intercontinental Exchange has announced that its Bakkt Bitcoin Daily Futures Contract will start trading on Dec. 12. Each trade “will result in physically delivered bitcoin” and will trade in U.S. dollar terms, the firm explained, adding that one contract will be listed for trading each exchange business day. Date Set for Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Intercontinental Exchange…

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3 Steps Bakkt Will Take to Become a 'Regulated Institution,' According to CEO

The CEO of Bakkt shed some light on the steps it will take to differentiate itself on the market and become a regulated financial institution. Physically Delivered Bitcoin Via Regulated Infrastructure In a blog post of September 18, Kelly Loeffler, CEO at Bakkt, revealed the project’s intended steps to address the “unique requirements of regulated institutions,…

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A Thin Ice Market — Altcoins Bleed Out

On Monday morning, the cryptocurrency market awoke to a horrific sight, with the market reestablishing new year-to-date lows amidst an altcoin ‘cliff dive’. Bitcoin May Have Sprained Its ‘Ankle’, But Altcoins Have Broken Some ‘Bones’ The cryptocurrency market remains on thin ice, as Bitcoin teeters above the ever so important level of support at $5,800,…

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[UPDATED] Bakkt Digital Asset Platform: Starbucks Hopes You’ll Like Coffee With ICE

The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has announced a partnership with Microsoft and Starbucks to create a “global ecosystem for digital assets.” UPDATED | August 6, 2018: Some news outlets misinterpreted the Friday announcement, stating that the partnership between Starbucks and the Intercontinental Exchange meant that Starbucks would be accepting cryptocurrency as…

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Starbucks Partners with NYSE Owner To Build 'Global' Digital Asset Platform

New York Stock Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has revealed it plans to launch a global digital asset platform in November as a “scalable on-ramp” for investors. ICE To Build ‘Scalable On-Ramp’ In a press release August 3, ICE, which signaled its intention to launch physical Bitcoin futures in May, will debut them alongside the…

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ICE FX Volumes Rebound in June, But Down YoY

As ups and down on foreign exchange markets intensified in volatile trade in recent weeks, exchange operators also continue to reap some benefits. Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) today disclosed mixed metrics across its FX and credit volumes, which averaged 34,000 contracts per day. The figure reflected a 10.0 percent increase month-over-month from just 31,000 contracts in…

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