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Crypto Trader News Highlights: Week of June 16, 2019

by Meredith Loughran
, Crypto Trader News Highlights: Week of June 16, 2019

Crypto Trader News is proud to present our top trending posts for the week leading up to June 16, 2019, highlighting articles that are moving at the speed of business. Have you registered to be a Crypto Trader News Pro? Get the latest in market analysis, reviews, trade tips and insightful articles directly to your inbox.

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Binance to stop serving U.S. Traders

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In an update to its Terms of Use on June 14, 2019, Binance gave a 90-day notification to United States-based investors and traders that deposits and trade will not be allowed on the exchange – but it’s not just the U.S. that’s affected. Geo-blocking will restrict website access to users in over two-dozen countries. Read more about why Binance will stop serving U.S. traders.

Could Crypto Survive Without Fiat Currencies?

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As many of us realized long ago, with cryptocurrencies’ inherent ability to prevent fraud while providing complete transparency, the entire world’s commerce could be completely transformed. But can crypto survive without fiat currencies? Read on to find out.

Why Bitcoin Forks Are Destined to Die

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When you think about Bitcoin, what comes to mind? Chances are you don’t think about Bitcoin forks at all, and there are legitimate reasons why, from weak development to lack of resources and support. But there are other reasons why Bitcoin forks are destined to die. Read some of these compelling arguments.

Did India Just Try to Ban Crypto?

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With cryptocurrency in the spotlight, a handful of countries have chosen to embrace the new money while most are still very apprehensive. But no one has taken the stance against crypto as hard as India has. They’ve proposed a 10-year prison sentence, and prohibiting their citizens from minding, holding, selling or transferring crypto. And if you’re found even holding crypto, there’s a steep fee. Why is India so scared of crypto that they are trying to ban it?

Top Bitcoin Movies Every Crypto Enthusiast Should Watch

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It should come as no surprise that the number one crypto, Bitcoin, has a few movies. From movies, documentaries, and docudramas, our Crypto Trader News contributor, Matthew Harris shares his Bitcoin movie picks that you should watch.


FINTECH

VISA B2B Connect using Distributed Ledger Technology

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In a press release dated June 11, 2019, VISA has announced it is launching Visa B2B Connect and paving the way for global corporate clients, banks and other financial institutions to see how distributed ledger technology can transform an industry. Read the overview of how VISA B2B Connect is using distributed ledger technology.

Amazon Comes Out With A Credit Card for the Underbanked

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As if Amazon hasn’t already taken over the world of retail, they are now getting into the banking sector, specifically with a credit card that is targeted for people with bad credit scores or the unbanked or underbanked. There was a need in the underbanked sector and Amazon has a credit card to fill in the gap.


Binance and the Cred Partnership

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Binance has deployed the Binance Chain, hosts IEO’s, and adds partnerships on a regular basis. Their latest partnership is with Cred, another initiative launched within the growing crypto-based lending market. According to Binance leadership, Cred’s global mission to offer financial services in partnership with Binance partnership can be equitable for everyone.

INVESTING & TRADING

Are Bounties and Airdrops Still Worth the Effort?

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There was a time not so long ago that with just a little luck, we could invest a little time and energy to get a decent return on bounties and airdrops. That time appears to be dwindling fast. We ask, are bounties and airdrops still worth the effort? We’d love to hear what you have to say.

Top 5 Coins We’re Buying Right Now

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If you’ve been following our articles, our top 5 coins shouldn’t be too much of a surprise. There’s a standard trade saying, “Buy low, sell high.” And while it appears we’re coming out of Crypto Winter, we’re keeping an eye on, and buying these five top coins. Come read what they are.

INSIGHT

Two Compelling Events That Show The Need For Cryptocurrencies

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Sometimes events in and around the world prompt the necessity for innovation and change. In this article, we share two events to show why cryptocurrency is needed in this day and age. One argument is the fight against oppression, another is to find some sort of stability in an unstable country. Read our thoughts on the two compelling reasons why we need cryptocurrency. What other reasons can you think of that prove a need for crypto?


What’s Up with Facebook and Cryptocurrency?

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When it comes to volatile relationships, nothing beats Facebook’s stance towards cryptocurrency, but the social media giant went from totally against to neutral to somewhat supportive and now they’re launching their own cryptocurrency? Hardcore crypto enthusiasts scoff at the idea of Facebook launching their own crypto token. What do you think about that?

5 Places Where You Can Pay With Bitcoin

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Major companies and online shopping platforms are beginning to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but my goal is to provide the best bang for your BTC shopping buck. Here are five places where you can shop with Bitcoin.

Is Binance Taking Over Crypto?

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It looks like Binance has grand ambitions to take over the cryptocurrency sector and they’re moving at a rapid pace to blaze through problems and create a better experience for their customers. Read on to see how Binance is taking over in the crypto scene.

How Crypto Should be Regulated

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The world of crypto should embrace regulation! Ok… You might think that’s a dirty word, and it is a very explosive subject but here out some of the arguments about why crypto should be regulated and consider whether you agree or don’t. In any event, it’s good to keep an open mind.


Is It Time for a Constitutional Digital Transformation?

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Thanks to the digital age, a great portion of our lives has undergone a metamorphosis. We’ve seen improvements in IT infrastructures, manufacturing and cryptocurrency. Our Crypto Trader news contributor, Matthew Harris asks, “Could blockchain and smart contracts eliminate a good portion of these Constitutional conundrums” that our government faces? It is time for a constitutional digital transformation and transparency?



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