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Cryptocurrency firm Robinhood wins New York trading license

By Aparajita Saxena (Reuters) – New York on Thursday gave approval to commission-free startup Robinhood to trade in seven cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and litecoin, on its online platform. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company had announced its plans to launch commission-free cryptocurrency trading services almost a year ago, …

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Robinhood, LibertyX Receive Licenses from New York Regulators

Stock trading startup Robinhood and bitcoin ATM provider LibertyX have become the latest companies to be granted New York’s BitLicense. The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced Thursday that it was granting Robinhood Crypto, a subsidiary of the main firm, and Moon Inc., which does business under the …

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Harvard, Levi Strauss, U.S. think tank in blockchain tie-up on worker welfare

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvard University's public health graduate school, U.S. think-tank New America, and American apparel company Levi Strauss & Co announced on Thursday a collaboration to develop a blockhain-based system designed to replace outside auditors of factory health and safety with self-reporting by workers. Three …

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Cryptocurrencies Drop as Government Shutdown Hits Bitcoin ETF

Investing.com – Cryptocurrencies moved mostly lower on Thursday after CBOE Global Markets pulled plans to list a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), blaming the impact of the U.S. government shutdown on request-processing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Bitcoin dropped 0.37% to $3,562.8 on the Investing.com Index as of 10:09 …

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Bitcoin Price Defends $3.5K After Cboe Pulls ETF Proposal

With bitcoin (BTC) showing resilience to negative news flow, a strong bullish move is looking increasingly likely. On Wednesday, the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) BZX equity exchange withdrew its request for a rule change by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that would have allowed it to list …

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Crypto Markets Unphased by Latest ETF Withdrawal

The cryptocurrency markets remain unphased after an ETF withdrawal announcement on Wednesday did little to affect bitcoin’s price. The Cboe BZX exchange has withdrawn a proposed rule change that would have otherwise paved the way for an ever-elusive bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) backed by VanEck and SolidX. Continue Reading on …

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US Government Shutdown Derailed Bitcoin ETF Talks, Says VanEck CEO

A closely-watched proposal to list a bitcoin exchange-traded fund on the Cboe BZX Exchange was withdrawn Wednesday – and the ongoing partial shutdown of the U.S. government appears to be to blame. As CoinDesk reported, the filing was “temporarily withdrawn”, according to VanEck VanEck director of digital asset strategy Gabor …

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