News stories tagged Crypto

Former Coinbase Employee Charged in First-Ever Crypto Insider-Trading Case

Cryptocurrency insider-trading case could have broad ramifications for industry. Federal authorities brought the first-ever cryptocurrency insider-trading case Thursday, accusing a former Coinbase Global Inc. COIN 5.43%▲ manager of tipping off his brother and a friend...

US Expansion for Huobi a Step Closer After It Secures a FinCEN License

It says users in the United States can expect digital asset services to come in the future. A subsidiary of the Huobi cryptocurrency exchange called HBIT Inc has received its...

Would You Accept an NFT as Loan Collateral? Some Lenders Already Have.

Can non-fungible tokens (NFTs) disrupt the lending market? And should credit unions, which are showing heightened interest in cryptocurrency, be entering this space as well? Article courtesy of Ray Birch,...

Crypto Scammers Pose as Journalists, NFT Projects on Twitter

Thieves rely on profiles that appear legitimate to dupe users Americans reported $1.6 billion in stolen crypto last year Internet scammers are using hijacked accounts on Twitter Inc. to promote dubious cryptocurrency...

Senators Demand Answers from Fidelity Over Plan to Allow Bitcoin As Part of 401(k) Accounts

Two senators are raising concerns following an announcement by Fidelity that it will allow customers to allocate bitcoin to their 401(k) retirement accounts. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Tina...

Crypto: a SWOT Analysis for Credit Unions

Late last month, the Filene Research Institute published a report on “The Path Forward for Crypto: What Credit Unions Need to Know“. Cryptocurrencies offer innovative possibilities but also pose many...