Coinbase Altcoins: The World’s Largest Exchange is Preparing to Add More Coins

The world’s largest exchange by trading volume is changing its stance. Coinbase will begin to list more altcoins as it adopts a more ‘open-door’ process to coin applications. In a matter of weeks, we should see more Coinbase altcoins trading on the exchange. Coinbase Altcoins To date, Coinbase lists just five cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Ethereum Classic (ETC). The exchange has been notoriously strict about supporting any other coins. For coins to make the cut, the exchange runs the decision by a bevy of lawyers…

Google Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Ends for Crypto Exchanges in the US and Japan

Big news has just been announced regarding the Google cryptocurrency ad ban. CNBC reported this morning that Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is lifting its ban on some cryptocurrency-related advertising and plans to allow regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Google ad space in the US and Japan. This new policy will start October 1st, 2018. Google Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Google announced its plans to restrict cryptocurrency-related ads back in March of this year, but it did not go into effect until June. The company wanted to protect consumers from fraud. Even now, with…

Cryptocurrency Regulation – the Vital Ingredient in Helping Cryptocurrencies Grow

We’ve all heard the saying that “ignorance is bliss” at some point in our lives, but this term most certainly does not apply to the financial world. In the financial sphere, ignorance is risk, not bliss. It’s for this very reason that traditional financial markets are regulated. The US markets are more than happy to see reasonable regulation, as it ensures a suitable level of transparency and fairness. When it comes to stocks, we see regulation by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and government-issued currency is overseen by the…