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Former Thai Finance Minister Calls for Crypto Regulation

A former finance minister of Thailand has voiced his support for new regulations around cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Korn Chatikavanij previously served as the country’s finance minister between the end of 2008 and mid-2011. Now chairman of The Thai Fintech Association, a startup accelerator, he said in an interview last week that his organization…The post Former Thai Finance Minister Calls for Crypto Regulation appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

A Bitcoin Twitter War Is Raging And No Account Is Safe

“Paging @Bitcoin. These tweets don’t help anyone.” At first glance, the tweet, from investor and entrepreneur Nick Tomaino, might not be distinguishable in the all-out flame war that crypto Twitter – and all crypto social media – has become. But while the situation has long been simmering, Tomaino’s tweet comes at what might be a…The post A Bitcoin Twitter War Is Raging And No Account Is Safe appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

Canadian Regulator Warns Against ‘Illegal’ Crypto Investment Scheme

A finance regulator in the Canadian province of New Brunswick has warned residents about investing in a so-called “cryptocurrency bank” and its associated token. In a March 5 statement, representatives from the Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCSC) sounded the alarm about Bitcoin-bank.io, which according to its website promises a daily return on deposits through…The post Canadian Regulator Warns Against ‘Illegal’ Crypto Investment Scheme appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for ‘Truth Machine’ Debut

There seems to be an audible buzz. It’s been a long, hard game. Three players, all above six-feet tall, look to their coach. “Downtown” Josh Brown steps to the free-throw line. “It’s very easy to think your way out of investing in bitcoin,” he tells the packed house. For the roughly 350 fans at Fordham…The post Crypto All-Stars Turn Out for ‘Truth Machine’ Debut appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong

If Telegram’s ambitious blockchain project fails, investors can’t say they weren’t warned. Along with the white paper and technical documents, prospective buyers in what could be one of the largest-ever initial coin offerings (ICOs) have received a nine-page memorandum spelling out the risks of buying the tokens. For investors in traditional markets, such a litany of…The post 8 Ways Telegram Thinks Its Own ICO Could Go Wrong appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Subpoenaed By SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly subpoenaed the cryptocurrency investment fund launched last year by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. Speaking to CNBC, Arrington confirmed the subpoena, which comes amid what is rumored to be a widening investigation into initial coin offerings (ICOs) by the U.S. securities regulator. It’s not entirely clear, however, how…The post TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Subpoenaed By SEC appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.

Don’t Ban Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chief Sheila Bair

The former chairperson of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), which insures bank deposits in the U.S., says that cryptocurrencies shouldn’t be outlawed. According to a new interview published by Barron’s, Sheila Bair suggested that while bitcoin and other cryptos lack an “intrinsic value,” so do currencies such as the U.S. dollar. “I don’t think we should…The post Don’t Ban Crypto, Says Former FDIC Chief Sheila Bair appeared first on Complete Bitcoin Guide for Beginners.