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Bitcoin Enters “Rarified Air,” Now Trading Above $10K for 114 Days, Historical Indicators May No Longer Matter as BTC May Set New Highs: Report

US-based crypto exchange Kraken recently published its Bitcoin volatility report covering the month of October 2020. Kraken Intelligence, which is the exchange’s team of in-house research professionals, has noted that each month, they take an extensive look into the fundamental and technical factors that impact… Read More

Kraken Security Labs Warns Cryptocurrency Investors About Recent Phishing Attacks related to Ledger Hardware Wallet

Kraken, an established US-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently confirmed that Ledger clients whose data was stolen during a security breach have been targeted in a phishing scam that was carried out this past week. The team of experts at Kraken Security Labs have provided an analysis… Read More

Low Taxes, Business Friendly: Wyoming Welcomes Economic Growth Including Blockchain Firms

Wyoming is one of several US states that does not assess a state income tax. In the past few years, there has been an exodus of both individuals and companies to these business-friendly states as people vote with their feet. Wyoming is also one of… Read More

Wyoming’s Digital Asset Strategy Should Inspire Scotland to Emulate its Success: Report

This past week Kraken, a leading US-based digital asset exchange, was approved by the state of Wyoming for a bank charter. The first of its kind in the state, the Special Purpose Depository Institution (SPDI) means that Kraken Financial will operate pretty much just like… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Kraken Gets Bank Charter in Wyoming

The state of Wyoming has approved its first Special Purpose Depository Institution (SPDI) by approving Kraken Financial – part of the well known digital asset exchange. Tentatively called Kraken Financial and based in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the new bank claims the title as the “first digital… Read More

Little “Evidence” of Manipulative Practices on Crypto Exchanges Bitfinex, Kraken, but Huobi, OKEx showed “Overwhelming” Signs of Such Activities: Report

The Blockchain Research Lab published a report on August 20, 2020, in which it noted that previous studies have alleged or found that cryptocurrency exchanges use wash trading to “falsely signal their liquidity.” The team at Blockchain Research Lab said they had monitored twelve digital… Read More

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Correlation with Gold Weakens, but Strengthens against S&P 500 Stock Market Index in June 2020: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency’s correlation with gold has weakened following the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic uncertainty. However, the digital asset’s correlation with the S&P 500 stock market index appears to be getting stronger, according to research report from crypto exchange Kraken. Kraken Intelligence,… Read More

Kraken Subsidiary & European Cryptocurrency Exchange Crypto Facilities Obtains Multilateral Trading Facility License from UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

Crypto Facilities, a subsidiary of Kraken and European cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Monday it has obtained a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Crypto Facilities reported with this new license, it will be able to expand its product range… Read More

Switzerland’s One-Stop B2B InCore Bank Enables Fiat On-Ramps for Digital Asset Exchange Kraken

Switzerland-based InCore Bank, a “one-stop” B2B transaction bank (founded in 2007), has reportedly enabled fiat on-ramps for digital asset exchange Kraken’s European customers. Europe’s retail and institutional clients can now purchase cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) through Kraken by using their fiat money… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Kraken Hires Veteran Crypto Lawyer Marco Santori as Chief Legal Officer

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken has appointed industry lawyer Marco Santori as the company’s chief legal officer. Kraken’s management noted on April 6, 2020, that Santori would be using his experience working with regulatory authorities, financial institutions, payment service providers, broker-dealers, and several other industry… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Releases New Scores for Basic Attention Token, USDC Stablecoin, IOTA

The questions surrounding whether certain crypto assets qualify as financial securities is becoming increasingly important within the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector. There are now several entities within the digital asset sector that are focusing on bringing greater understanding to this pressing issue…. Read More

San Francisco-based Crypto Exchange Kraken to Hire 67 New Staff Members, Despite Economic Uncertainty Due to Coronavirus

Trillions of dollars have been injected into the world’s financial markets in order to stabilize the global economy, following the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The United States recently reached the highest unemployment rate in its entire history. Even during these times of uncertainty, US crypto… Read More

Kraken Acquires Australian Crypto Trading Platform Bit Trade

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency trading platform Kraken has acquired Bit Trade, a cryptocurrency trading platform billed as, “Australia’s longest running digital currency exchange.” Kraken was founded in 2011 and Bit Trade in 2013. “With this acquisition, Kraken will focus on being the premier crypto service in… Read More

Kraken Crypto Exchange: Costs of Law Enforcement Information Requests Increasing

American cryptocurrency trading platform Kraken says the global law enforcement requests for information went up 49% in 2019, with associated costs, “increasing, even in a relatively flat market.” The company tweeted an infographic of showing total requests in 2019, countries of requesting agencies, countries of… Read More

Kraken Lists Circle’s Stablecoin, USDC

US cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will enable trading of Circle’s USD-proxy cryptographic stablecoin, USDC, starting January 8th. Kraken says it will enable deposits and withdrawals of USDC at 14:30 UTC on January 8. “The first trades will start shortly after funding is enabled as sell orders… Read More

Crypto Exchange Kraken Sued for Terminating Possible Whistleblower

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A former employee for the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange (Payward Inc.) is suing the company in California for discrimination, harassment, wrongful dismissal and retaliation for whistleblowing. The story was broken by Attack of the 50-Foot Blockchain author, David Gerard. Plaintiff Nathan Peter Runyon, “a decorated Marine… Read More

Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange’s OTC Division Announces Acquisition of Circle Trade

The OTC division of San Francisco’s Kraken cryptocurrency exchange has announced it is acquiring prominent crypto start up Circle’s “Circle Trade” OTC division. “Today, we’re excited to announce that Kraken is acquiring one of the most recognized OTC desks in crypto, Circle Trade,” Kraken states… Read More

Kraken Pro Customers Can Now Fund Accounts Via Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network

Kraken’s highest-tiered and verified ‘pro’ customers will now be able to use Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network (SEN) to fund their cryptocurrency trading accounts. An announcement on the Kraken blog states: “We are pleased to announce that Kraken has joined the Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN)…a proprietary internal… Read More

Kraken, Cryptowatch and Totle Uniting Crypto Trading Data in One Place

The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is partnering with “crypto trading terminal” providers Cryptowatch and “decentralized crypto trading platform agglomerator Totle, “to allow users to execute cryptocurrency trading strategies on both centralized exchanges and decentralized financial applications from a single platform.” The companies say the venture,… Read More

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