Hands-On With TradingView ‘All Time Highs’ Bitcoin & Stock Tarot Cards

Bitcoin and the stock market over the last year has transcended pop culture, and been fully embraced by the world of memes and the mainstream. What started as an April fool’s day joke earlier in the year, has since turned into a dream come true for this very trader who adores the occult and unorthodox. TradingView has graciously shared a pack of their limited edition All Time Highs finance-focused tarot cards, which we’ve now had the chance to dig into. Here’s a hands-on look at the most unique tarot cards…

Bank of Russia asks stock exchanges to not list crypto-related firms

As global cryptocurrency companies increasingly consider going public, the Russian central bank has officially recommended local exchanges to avoid crypto-related listings. The Bank of Russia issued an information letter on July 19, asking Russian stock exchanges to stay away from listings of foreign and local companies involved in a broad range of crypto services. The central bank elaborated that local exchanges should not list stocks issued by companies whose business relies on crypto market prices, including digital financial assets issued outside Russia, crypto-tracking indexes, as well as crypto derivatives and…

Green energy crypto mining ETF launches on New York Stock Exchange

An exchange-traded fund focusing on more environmentally friendly crypto mining operations and infrastructure has been launched in the United States. The new Viridi Cleaner Energy Crypto-Mining and Semiconductor ETF started trading on Tuesday, July 20, on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘RIGZ’. The product is part of growing efforts to attract mainstream investors with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Viridi Funds, which launched the new investment product, stated that the fund also invests in crypto mining infrastructure businesses and semiconductor companies such as…

Binance stops stock token sales, ‘effective immediately’

Binance’s highly popular stock tokens, a relatively recent offering, are being wound down immediately. In an announcement published on Friday, the exchange announced that “effective immediately,” stock tokens are unavailable for purchase on Binance.com. As of October 14, 2021, at 7:55 pm UTC, the exchange will no longer support stock tokens at all.  Existing stock token holders will have some time to adjust: “Users who currently hold stock tokens may sell or hold them over the next 90 days. Users will no longer be able to manually sell or close…

Here’s 2 ways clever pro traders spot crypto and stock price reversals

Trading in the direction of the trend is one of the best ways to be profitable. If traders learn to spot a new trend early, it provides an opportunity to buy with a good risk to reward ratio. In addition to identifying a trend, traders should also be able to recognize when it has reversed direction. While several patterns signal a possible trend change, one of the easiest to spot is the double bottom pattern. This can help traders change their strategy when the trend reverses direction from bearish to…

Capital International purchased $600M in MicroStrategy stock

Financial services company Capital International invested more than half a billion dollars into business intelligence firm MicroStrategy stock. In MicroStrategy’s filings to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, for the second quarter of 2021, the firm disclosed Capital International Investors has purchased 953,242 shares of its stock. Following the release of the SEC filing, MicroStrategy’s stock price rose by more than 1.5% to reach $628.44 at the time of publication, making Capital International’s shares worth roughly $600 million. Capital International’s Q1 2021 filing with the SEC reportedly showed…

Philippine Stock Exchange wants to launch local crypto markets first

The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) is aiming to be first in line when financial regulators give the green light for crypto asset trading in the country. On Friday, July 2, CNN reported that PSE president and CEO Ramon Monzon said the local bourse should be the country’s first exchange platform for crypto assets. He stated: “If there should be any exchange for cryptos, it should be done at the PSE. Why? Number one, it’s because we have the trading infrastructure. But more importantly, we’ll be able to have investor protection…

tZERO to tokenize $18M of stock for the ‘Robinhood of real estate investing’

tZERO, an alternative trading system for security tokens, has announced a partnership with real estate crowdfunding company, NYCE Group, to tokenize $18 million worth of the firm’s shares. NYCE’s stock will be tZERO’s first new listing since launching its ASPN pairing in August 2020, representing fractionalized ownership in a Colorado ski resort. Announced June 30, tZERO will support secondary trade for NYCE’s tokenized common shares once the real estate company has completed its upcoming Regulation A+ offering, subject to regulatory approval. NYCE’s shares will be tokenized using tZERO’s proprietary smart…

London Stock Exchange-listed firm inks FCA’s approval for crypto services

Mode Global Holdings, a London Stock Exchange-listed fintech group, has secured major regulatory approvals for cryptocurrency and fintech operations in the United Kingdom. The company announced Thursday that Mode has secured its Electronic Money Institution license and AMLD5 registration from the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority. The AMLD5 registration has been granted to Mode’s crypto arm Fibermode Limited, establishing it as an official crypto asset firm in the United Kingdom, pursuant to the amended regulations on money laundering, terrorist financing and transfer of funds. The AMLD5 registration is a requirement for…

Swiss-based Digital Assets AG launches tokenized stock offerings on Solana

Switzerland-based token issuer Digital Assets AG, or DAAG, has officially launched its stock-tokenization infrastructure on the Solana blockchain, offering users of the FTX trading platform a novel way for accessing traditional equity markets.  During the initial rollout, FTX users who have completed Know Your Customer documentation will have access to 55 free-floating stocks, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Digital Assets AG announced Thursday. That means users in permitted jurisdictions will be able to buy, sell and withdraw the assets at any time. Free-floating stocks are assets…