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eToro Launches Crypto Portfolio Weighted by Twitter Mentions

That notorious abyss of Crypto Twitter – where the XRP Army patrols, altcoins flourish and falter, and @Vitalik99832182 promising you infinity ETH – got a new plaything today: an eToro crypto portfolio calibrated to the tenor of its tweets. The new financial instrument is called TheTIE-LongOnly CopyPortfolio, and, as of Tuesday morning, it was live on …

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eToro Aims to Put Derivatives on the Blockchain With Lira Programming Language

eToro, an Israel-based exchange platform, revealed a new programming language designed to simplify derivatives trading. Speaking ahead of the Ethereal Summit Tel Aviv 2019, on Sunday, chief blockchain specialist Omri Ross said the language, dubbed Lira, will reduce the risks involved in settling financial contracts and enable the creation of new derivative products from assets …

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Barclays Is No Longer Banking Coinbase

The most prestigious banking relationship in crypto has ended. Barclays, the London-based global bank, is no longer working with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, industry sources told CoinDesk. And while Coinbase found a replacement in U.K. upstart Clearbank, according to people familiar with the situation, the change has indirectly inconvenienced the exchange’s users. That’s because, aside from …

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British Tax Authority Seeks Data from Crypto Exchanges in Search of Tax Evaders

HM Revenue & Customs, the British tax authority, is pressuring cryptocurrency exchanges to reveal customers’ names and transaction histories, in a bid to claw back unpaid taxes, industry sources said. Letters requesting lists of customers and transaction data have landed on the doorsteps of at least three exchanges doing business in the U.K. – Coinbase, eToro …

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Leicester City FC Renews Partnership With Crypto Investment Platform

On Aug. 2, English Premier League football club Leicester City FC announced the renewal of its partnership with multi-asset and cryptocurrency investment platform eToro.  EToro’s second season with the Foxes The Foxes’ head of partnerships Harj Hir added: “Our relationship with eToro last season was a really positive one so we’re pleased to renew the …

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Tron’s Justin Sun Invites eToro Founder to Lunch With Buffett

There are only four days left until Tron founder Justin Sun’s lunch with Warren Buffett and Sun has handed out another golden ticket. The lucky winner? Yoni Assia, founder and CEO of eToro. Sun wrote: I’d like to invite my good friend @yoniassia, Founder & CEO of @eToro, to join my lunch with @WarrenBuffett. 4 days …

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Market Outlook: Gold and Crypto Reap the Benefits of Economic Fear

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Cryptocurrencies have recovered from losses incurred a week ago, with many digital assets up 50-80% since July 2. For instance, eight days ago bitcoin core (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a>) tumbled to $9,650 and then back to a high of $13,150 yesterday evening. However, during the afternoon trading sessions on Wednesday, …

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eToro Is Adding the First ERC-20 Crypto Tokens to Its Wallet – 120 of Them

The eToro cryptocurrency wallet is adding support for 120 ERC-20 standard tokens. First to be included in the wallet from Tuesday are Maker (MKR), Basic Attention Token (BAT), OmiseGO (OMG), with the others to follow in the “near future,” according to a press release emailed to CoinDesk. ERC-20 is a technical standard that sets rules for tokens …

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How Traditional Stock Markets Can Help Mainstream Cryptocurrency

<strong>It’s not a stampede, but a growing number of traditional stock exchanges have begun to offer cryptocurrency-related products, in a move that’s been viewed in some quarters as key to introducing cryptocurrency to conventional equities investors. But will the involvement of stock exchanges help the cause of cryptocurrency, or is this merely an opportunistic endeavour …

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Social Investment Platform Etoro Launches in 30 US States

<strong>Social investment and trading platform Etoro has announced the launch of its platform and cryptocurrency wallet in 30 U.S. states and two territories. In America, users will have access to invest in BTC and 12 other cryptocurrencies at launch, with more to be added throughout the year. The Etoro wallet will initially support bitcoin core, …

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