The Justice Department is working with CFTC, which oversees crypto futures, on an investigation into illicit trading (Bloomberg).
Analysis on the recent Bitcoin price drop (CCN).
“The prestigious U.S. university has been quietly demoing an experimental use case for bitcoin’s lightning network, one that showcases how it might be combined with smart contracts to not only handle millions of transactions, but do so with a greater degree of complexity” (Coindesk).
Acquiring crypto trading relay platform Paradex, Coinbase is launching a new version of its GDAX platform called Coinbase Pro to “make the trading experience easier and more intuitive” (Coindesk).
Down 25 percent since Sunday, dropping up to 17 percent in 24 hours (Forbes).
Similarities and differences between libertarians and crypto enthusiasts (Quartz).
The valuation case for Bitcoin and its similarities to gold (Forbes).
Video of Tom Lee defending his bullish stance on Bitcoin, despite its fall (CNBC).
A video on why cryptocurrency isn’t a “bubble waiting to pop” (MarketWatch).