Bitcoin Makes Major Headway: CFA Exam Will Now Include Crypto Topics

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are making serious headway in the financial industry, the most recent sign being the decision by the CFA Institute, which offers the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, a three-level program, to include cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums next year, according to Bloomberg. The material for the 2019 … Continued The post Bitcoin Makes Major Headway: CFA Exam Will Now Include Crypto Topics appeared first on CCN

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Thailand Begins Legal Process to Regulate and Tax Cryptocurrency

The cabinet of Thailand has principally approved two royal decree drafts aimed at regulating cryptocurrency transactions and imposing taxes on capital gains from crypto investments. The Cabinet of Thailand, the government’s executive branch compromising of thirty-five of the country’s most senior members, has reportedly approved to royal decrees that will both cover cryptocurrencies and initial The post Thailand Begins Legal Process to Regulate and Tax Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN

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PayPal Files Patent to Improve Cryptocurrency Transaction Times

The post PayPal Files Patent to Improve Cryptocurrency Transaction Times appeared first on CCN PayPal has filed a patent for a system designed to improve the speed of cryptocurrency payments. Documents filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on March 1 show that the payment processing giant has developed a system through which senders and receivers can swap private keys rather than sending coins over the network The post PayPal Files Patent to Improve Cryptocurrency Transaction Times appeared first on CCN

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CBOE Joins Race to List the First Bitcoin ETF, With 6 Filings

The post CBOE Joins Race to List the First Bitcoin ETF, With 6 Filings appeared first on CCN The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) hopes to be the first U.S. exchange to list a Bitcoin ETF, an exchange-traded fund that tracks the price of bitcoin futures contracts. CBOE Files to List Bitcoin ETF According to documents posted on the exchange operator’s website, CBOE filed several proposed rule changes with the U.S. Securities and The post CBOE Joins Race to List the First Bitcoin ETF, With 6 Filings appeared first on…

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Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia

The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN Financial education outlet Investopedia named Bitcoin is 2017 term of the year, highlighting the extent to which cryptocurrency has become part of the mainstream financial conversation. Bitcoin Named ‘Term of Year’ by Investopedia Earlier this week, Investopedia released its annual list of the Top Financial Terms, as measured by search volume and percentage gains over The post Bitcoin Named ‘Term of the Year’ by Investopedia appeared first on CCN

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