EOS Sees Second Day of Growth as Crypto Markets, Stocks See Scant Price Action

Wednesday, Feb. 13: Cryptocurrencies are seeing tempered price action overall. With a few notable exceptions, most of the top 20 coins by market cap are fluctuating 2 percent in either direction on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen virtually no price change on the day and is trading at $3,628 to press time, according to CoinMarketCap data. On its 7-day chart, the coin is up 6.5 percent after a spike on Friday, Feb. 8, when Bitcoin soared by almost…

Abra Users Can Now Buy Stocks and ETFs Using Bitcoin

“Investing in stocks can be a daunting, complex and decidedly exclusionary activity,” says Bill Barhydt, Abra’s CEO. To that end, his company’s mobile cryptocurrency wallet app has announced a new feature which will allow investors to purchase traditional stocks using bitcoin. The new feature is built into the existing Abra app that enables users to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. Crypto investors in the 155 countries where Abra has its presence will be able to invest in traditional stocks, such as Apple or Amazon, as well as in exchange traded funds…

Abra Wallet Introduces Bitcoin Investment Option for Stocks and ETFs

Digital wallet Abra has introduced new features enabling global investors to invest in shares and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) using Bitcoin (BTC), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 6. The United States-based firm has announced early access registration to the platform, allowing investors in more than 155 countries to invest in 50 new traditional investment assets with zero trading fees through the rest of 2019 using the leading crypto. Those assets reportedly include major stocks such as Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Netflix, commodities such as SPDR Gold…

Stocks Cleared and Settled Successfully in Bank of Canada Blockchain Trial

An experiment conducted by Canada’s central bank in conjunction with the country’s payments system, a stock exchange operator, a distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm and a global consulting and professional services firm has demonstrated that it is possible to clear and settle securities efficiently and cost-effectively using blockchain technology. In the trial, the Bank of Canada in partnership with payments system organization Payments Canada, stock exchange operator TMX Group, global consulting firm Accenture and blockchain firm R3 demonstrated the feasibility of an integrated DLT-based securities and payment settlement platform. https://twitter.com/inside_r3/status/1054787035674877952…

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton On Cryptocurrencies And Investing | CNBC

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton speaks exclusively with CNBC’s Bob Pisani about the state of investing, the future cryptocurrencies, the IPO market and cybersecurity. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow…

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin Are Not Securities | CNBC

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton speaks with CNBC’s Bob Pisani about what he sees for the future of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO). » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC…

Don’t Believe The Bitcoin Bears, Says Fundstrat’s Tom Lee | CNBC

Is it time to get more bullish on bitcoin? Are the bitcoin bears dead wrong? With Fundstrat’s Tom Lee, CNBC’s Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, Dan Nathan and Guy Adami. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC…

Momentum For Ripple Continues To Build: Ripple CEO | CNBC

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse discusses cryptocurrencies as they continue to face scrutiny. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Momentum For Ripple Continues To Build:…

Crypto Insider Believes Regulation Is Bullish For Bitcoin | CNBC

CNBC’s Seema Mody on the crypto crackdown. And Ran Neu Ner, ONchain Capital, discusses what regulation means for cryptocurrencies. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram:…