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Blockchain's backers concede it has been tainted by crypto

11/30/18

To convince skeptical bankers about the benefits of distributed ledger technology, some suggest it needs to be separated from the volatile digital currency it underlies.

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Bitcoin nosedive continues; nearly 30 large banks sign UN ethics code

11/27/18

Miners of the digital currency are losing interest, which could lead to more price declines; scandal-scarred banks among those that endorse Principles for Responsible Banking.

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Homeowners cash out; Bitcoin accepted in Ohio

11/26/18

Cash-outs accounted for 80% of mortgage refinances in the third quarter; state will accept bitcoin for business tax payments.

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JPM to tap contactless market; bad day for bitcoin

11/15/18

While JPM won't by the first to offer tap to pay, others may follow; cryptocurrency drops to lowest level of the year.

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Financial technology needs rules of engagement

11/06/18

Policymakers and industry officials should join forces in creating regulations and standards for cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence and other innovations before they become more widespread.

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Bitcoin ATM operator Coinsource gets New York bitlicense

11/01/18

The approval marks the New York’s bank regulator 12th license to a crypto-related business.

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Mastercard’s blockchain patents — what’s in it for banks?

11/01/18

The credit card company's filings mirror patents Bank of America, Barclays and TD Bank have submitted in the past two years that focus on how funds transfers and data security would augment blockchain technology.

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Fed approves proposal to relax bank regs; AIG losses continue

11/01/18

Regional lenders would be subject to less regulation while the biggest banks would see no change; the insurance giant got hit with claims from several large natural catastrophes.

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How (and why) Barclays keeps an eye on crypto activity

10/29/18

The bank, one of the few that do business with digital currency exchanges like Coinbase, has developed methods for monitoring all customers’ digital currency purchases.

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Liquineq launches distributed ledger for cashiers’ checks

10/29/18

The idea of digitizing cashiers' checks is likely to meet resistance, but the Swiss startup says at least two U.S. banks are already showing interest.

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