Jamie Dimon Still a Member of the ‘Blockchain Not Bitcoin’ Brigade

Earlier this year, Elizabeth Stark, CEO of cryptocurrency development startup Lightning Labs, famously said that the industry had begun to enter a “bitcoin not blockchain” era as mainstream firms came to recognize the value of cryptocurrency technology. Not everyone, however, is ready to hop off the “blockchain not bitcoin” train. Speaking with the Harvard Business

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JPMorgan Wants to Use Blockchain to Issue ICO Tokens

American investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is pursuing a patent for a distributed system that uses blockchain technology to issue virtual depository receipts that sound suspiciously like initial coin offering (ICO) tokens. JPMorgan Wants to Host IPOs on a Blockchain The patent application, filed by JPMorgan in January and published by the U.S. Patent &

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JPMorgan Fined $65 Million for Manipulating US Dollar Benchmark

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday slapped JPMorgan Chase Bank with a $65 million fine for attempting to manipulate the value of a US Dollar benchmark index. JPMorgan Busted for Trying to Manipulated USD Benchmark According to the CFTC, JPMorgan traders repeatedly attempted to manipulate the US Dollar International Swaps and Derivatives Association

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From JPMorgan to Blockchain Startup: Amber Baldet Unveils Her Latest Project

Former JPMorgan blockchain lead Amber Baldet unveiled her new startup project, Clovyr, at the Consensus conference in New York on Monday. Baldet left her position at JPMorgan in April to work on Clovyr. She led JPMorgan Blockchain Center of Excellence and helped the firm succeed with open-source initiatives, such as Quorum. In a strange juxtaposition,

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Don’t Tell Jamie! JPMorgan May Help Its Clients Invest in Cryptocurrency

JPMorgan, the largest bank in the US with a $384 billion market valuation, has tasked Fintech and In-Residence programme head Oliver Harris to create various strategies the corporation could utilize to help its clients to invest in the cryptocurrency market. Motivation In 2017, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, who is often described as one of the

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Bears Beware! Bitcoin Price Will Reach Record Highs This Year: Fmr. JPMorgan Trader

The bitcoin price entered another bearish trend this week after failing to pierce $10,000 earlier in the month. The flagship cryptocurrency now sits more than 58 percent below the all-time high it set in December, but one former JPMorgan trader remains confident that it will trade above $20,000 before the year is out. Danny Masters,

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We’re ‘Looking into’ Cryptocurrencies: JPMorgan Co-President

Multinational investment banking JPMorgan is “looking into” cryptocurrencies, company co-president Daniel Pinto said. Pinto made this revelation during a wide-ranging interview with CNBC, explaining that although the firm is not optimistic about cryptocurrency in its current incarnation, it believes this technology will “play a role” in the financial system moving forward. He said: “We are

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Crypto Exchange Binance is More Profitable than Germany’s Biggest Bank Deutsche

This year, in the first quarter of 2018, Deutsche Bank, Germany’s biggest bank and one of Europe’s leading financial institutions, recorded a profit of $146 million. Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, recorded a profit of $200 million. Binance Vs. Deutsche Bank Binance surpassed Germany’s largest and one of Europe’s biggest banks in profitability. Binance,

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JPMorgan Tests the Waters for Debt Issuance on a Blockchain

For a bank that has distanced itself from cryptocurrencies, JPMorgan is sure fond of the blockchain. The biggest US bank based on assets joined forces with the National Bank of Canada, among others, to develop an application based on its Quorum technology for debt issuance on the blockchain (corporate bonds, Treasury bonds, etc.) The test

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Irony Alert: JPMorgan Gets Sued for Bitcoin Fraud

If Jamie Dimon didn’t believe in karma before, he may be a believer now. JPMorgan has been hit with a class-action lawsuit on allegations of tacking on unannounced layers of fees plus interest after pulling the rug out from under the feet of cryptocurrency investors, according to a Reuters report. No wonder the decentralized revolution

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