bitlicense-june19.jpg The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has granted BitLicense, the license of virtual currency activities, to mobile payments firm Square, Inc. to offer Bitcoin trading to New Yorkers. Square said it will "provide New Yorkers with Cash App's quick and simple way to buy and sell bitcoin."

donaldtrump2-061518.jpg In a move likely to escalate the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, President Donald Trump has threatened to impose new tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Trump said in a statement Monday evening he has directed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to identify $200 billion...

cryptoholdings-june19.jpg The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has issued a legal advisory urging employees of the executive branch of the U.S. government to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. OGE advised that filers must report their holdings in a virtual currency if its value exceeded $1,000 at the end of the reporting period or if the income produced by the virtual currency holding exceeded $200. Filers are

cryptos-june19.jpg Bitcoin and its peers managed to sustain the upward momentum they gained over the past few hours and are firmly in the green Tuesday morning. The cryptomarket capitalization recovered strongly on Monday and is at $293.41 billion around 9.15 am ET. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain world over the past 24 hours.

construction-030411_19jun18.jpg While the Commerce Department released a report on Tuesday showing a much bigger than expected jump in new residential construction in the U.S. in the month of May, the report also showed a much steeper than expected drop in building permits.

cryptofinance-june19.jpg Crypto Fund AG, a firm focused on crypto investments, received a license to distribute funds in Switzerland from FINMA, the country's financial market watchdog. The Zug, Switzerland-based firm announced on Monday that it won a FINMA license as a distributor of collective investment schemes and gained the opportunity to distribute funds to qualified investors.

wallstreet1-121214_19jun18.jpg Stocks are likely to come under pressure in early trading on Tuesday as traders worry about a trade war between the U.S. and China. The major index futures are currently pointing to a sharply lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 342 points.

moneylaundering-june19.jpg A cryptocurrency movie is in the making in the Hollywood. The cybercrime thriller, titled Crypto, is scheduled to release in 2019, according to IMDB. The film is based on an original story by Jeffrey Ingber. Carlyle Eubank and David Frigerio are its scriptwriters. The story centers around a young anti-money laundering agent tasked with investigating a web of corruption and fraud in his remote

wallstreet3_19jun18.jpg The market reactions to U.S.-China trade war continues as Trump raised the tariff on China to $200 billion worth of goods. Trump further asked China to change its unfair practices and to open its market to U.S. goods. The early signs from the U.S. Futures clearly shows that Wall Street might be in the negative bias at the opening.

stock-market-down_19jun18.jpg European stocks fell sharply on Tuesday to hover near two-month lows as a slew of profit warnings coupled with an escalating trade spat between the world's two biggest economies soured investors' appetite for risk. The pan-European Stoxx Europe 600 index was down 0.8 percent at 382.95 in late opening...

worldhealthreport-june19.jpg High net worth individuals, or HNWIs, are increasingly interested in cryptocurrencies as an investment and a store of value, but they remain cautious and are seeking wisdom from wealth management firms, results of a report, released Tuesday, showed. The findings are part of the 22nd annual edition of the Wold Wealth Report, compiled by the professional services firm Capgemini.

ubs-june19.jpg UBS Group AG Chief Executive Officer Sergio Ermotti said blockchain technology is almost a must for business. In an interview with CNBC, the head of the Swiss banking giant said he believes the technology is definitely an opportunity in the long term. According to him, the technology will help companies free up resources, and blockchain in particular is a great way to increase those efficiencies.

fda-june15.jpg The bench to bedside journey of drugs is no easy task. Some drug candidates fail to complete the journey while many make it to the finish line only after undergoing numerous obstacles.

la-z-boy&oracle-june19.jpg Residential furniture producer La-Z-Boy Inc. (LZB) is set to release its Q4 financial results after the bell on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. The company has been making necessary strategic investments to grow its business to strengthen its operations and grow in new areas and with the new consumer groups...

markets-111714_19jun18.jpg European stocks look set to open lower on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world's two biggest economies. The dollar fell against the yen and Swiss franc and oil dipped on supply worries while gold inched...

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