Crypto Has Evolved From Being Seen as an ‘Anti-Establishment Rebellion Asset’ Says FCA Executive Director

From being seen as a small “anti-establishment rebellion asset” more than ten years ago, crypto has grown to “become more widespread,” says Sarah Pritchard, an executive director at the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Pritchard said while the FCA has routinely warned consumers of risks associated with crypto, the watchdog has “always been open […]

Golden Gate (GGX) Developer Insights and Novel DeFi

PRESS RELEASE. Golden Gate (GGX) is a novel interchain infrastructure protocol that eliminates Layer 0 communication friction by delivering protocol-agnostic communications and more secure liquidity transfer. Golden Gate mediates interchain communication via the Incentivized Message Delivery Protocol (IMDP), which uses a network of couriers running light clients to deliver messages for efficient cross-chain communication. Golden […]

Argentina Debates Dollarization in the Midst of Rampant Devaluation and Inflation

Argentina dollarization inflation mieiJavier Milei, a presidential candidate for the next election in Argentina, has presented a dollarization plan to fix the economy of the country if elected. The proposal, which has supporters and detractors, would aim to solve the historic devaluation of the Argentine peso and the 100%+ interannual inflation that Argentina registered in March. Dollarization Surges […]

ECB’s Panetta Reinforces Digital Euro Focus on Payments

digital euro ecbFabio Panetta, a member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB), announced the digital euro project was entering its final phase. Before the committee on economic and monetary affairs of the European Parliament, Panetta stated that the digital euro, if approved, would be focused on making payments easier for Europeans. ECB’s Panetta […]

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Abra Announces Abra Bank and Abra Boost

Earlier today, at SALT New York 2022, Abra announced that we are in the process of forming Abra Bank, a US state-chartered institution, that will serve our customers in the US; and Abra International, a fully regulated digital asset business outside the US, that will serve our customers outside the US. Abra Bank, when it launches, will be the first regulated bank in the US that will enable our customers in the US to deposit and bank with digital assets, and access global fiat on

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The Bitcoin Halvening: What you need to know?

The Bitcoin Halvening is arguably the most important recurring event in the crypto world, and one that has historically influenced the crypto market in a significant way. This article will help to explain what the halvening is, why it’s meaningful, and how to prepare for the next BTC halvening event. What is the Bitcoin Halvening, and Why is it Important? The Bitcoin Halvening, or the Bitcoin Halving, is an event that takes place approximately every four years or every 210,000 blocks, where the block reward

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How to Keep Up with Crypto’s 24/7 Trading Cycle

Crypto doesn’t sleep. Wall Street is open from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm ET, Monday through Friday, with limited after-hours trading. And don’t forget all the market holidays. In contrast, the crypto market operates on a 24/7/365 trading cycle.  With the constant ebbs and flows of the crypto market, how can a person keep up? Here are some tips and tactics to keep up with crypto: Learn Crypto Vocabulary Terms like “buy the dip” and “FOMO” have become part of the lexicon for stock trading.

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Abra Boost is Here!

As part of the process of forming Abra Bank in the U.S. and Abra International outside the U.S. (announced on Sept 12, 2022), Abra has launched Abra Boost! Abra Boost is a new product offering that will enable all qualified investors to deposit and earn interest on their digital assets. Abra Boost is available to all non-U.S. individuals, institutional investors, and U.S. individuals who are accredited investors. This requirement will be in effect until Abra Bank launches in the U.S. Note: Outside the U.S., Abra

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Post Ethereum Merge: All You Need To Know

One of the most anticipated upgrades in the history of the cryptocurrency sector is now live. Though there have been delays, the “Ethereum Merge” passed several vital milestones this summer and has successfully launched as of September 15th, 2022.   There is a lot of misinformation about “The Merge,” so let’s separate fact from fiction. This article will walk you through the most important things you need to know about the Ethereum Merge. Learn precisely how “The Merge” works, the most common misconceptions, the key benefits,

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