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IRS to summon users who don’t report and pay tax on crypto transactions

[ad_1] With the crypto community growing bigger and as trading volumes reach new highs, the United States is also making more effort to ensure that its Internal Revenue Service (IRS) could properly collect cryptocurrency tax.  U.S. Attorney Damian Williams, Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Hubbert and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig announced that US judge Paul …

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Best VIX ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Volatility surged to the highest levels since 2008 in March 2020, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its dramatic impact on the global and U.S. economies. It then moderated throughout most of 2021 but has fluctuated dramatically in recent months amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and fears of a recession. Many investors …

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GitHub unbans Tornado Cash repositories following OFAC guidance

[ad_1] Crypto mixer Tornado Cash has returned to the software development platform GitHub after several weeks of being banned on the website. Ethereum developer Preston Van Loon took to Twitter on Thursday to report that GitHub has partly unbanned the Tornado Cash organization and contributors on their platform. The developer suggested that Tornado Cash’s code repositories …

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Best Water ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Water is one of the planet’s most coveted and widely used resources. Like other commodities, such as oil and gold, water assets can add significant diversification to any portfolio. One way to gain exposure to the water industry is through a water exchange-traded fund (ETF). These ETFs invest in companies involved in the treatment …

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Best Telecom ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Telecom exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are an investment security that provide exposure to companies that sell infrastructure, products, support and services for communications. The telecommunications sector includes mobile phone manufacturers and internet service providers along with companies that provide audio, video, and other services electronically. Telecom ETFs are sector ETFs that provide exposure to some …

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Zilliqa teases Web3 gaming console, Funko teams up with Warner Bros. and more…

[ad_1] Blockchain company Zilliqa is launching a Web3 focused console with a cryptocurrency wallet and mining capabilities, along with featuring gaming titles from the company. On Sept. 23, prototype images were released showing an array of ports including HDMI, Ethernet and USB connections, although full hardware specifications and the price of the unit remain guarded. …

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Best U.K. ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] As one of the largest economies in the world, the United Kingdom has long been a major focus of American investors. The nation’s economy contracted sharply in 2020 due to the disruption stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. But the U.K. economy is beginning to recover as the vaccine rollout reaches more citizens. Investors looking …

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Best Oil and Gas ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Oil and gas exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer investors more direct and easier access to the often-volatile energy market than many other alternatives. While there is the potential for significant returns by investing in the oil and gas sector, the risks can be high. Oil futures, for example, tend to be volatile and often require …

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CTFC slammed for ‘blatant regulation by enforcement’ over Ooki DAO case

[ad_1] The Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has sparked strong criticism from the community after filing a federal civil enforcement action against members of decentralized autonomous organization Ooki DAO over digital asset trading violations. In a Sept. 22 release, the CFTC stated that it had filed and simultaneously settled charges against the founders of decentralized …

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3 Platinum ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Platinum is regarded as an important precious metal by many investors, though it’s less commonly talked about than gold and silver. Many investors use platinum as either a hedge against inflation or a safe haven in troubling economic times. Platinum is also valuable as an industrial metal, used in the manufacturing of products such …

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Stablecoin bill has ‘outside chance’ of finalizing this year

[ad_1] There is a small chance the U.S. House of Representatives could pass the bill to regulate stablecoins by year-end, though it’s more likely it will pass in the first quarter of 2023, says U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson.  According to a Thursday report from Kitco, Davidson made the remarks at the Annual Fintech Policy Forum …

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Best Precious Metals ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum are valued by many investors as a hedge against inflation or a safe haven in times of economic turmoil. They also are valued for their rarity and their use in a broad range of industrial applications. Precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are a popular way to …

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Many NFT projects lack adequate smart contract testing, says nameless founder

[ad_1] Jimmy McNelis, the founder of Web3 tech firm nameless, says there are too many NFT projects rushing to market without proper smart contract testing — potentially leading to millions lost. Speaking with Cointelegraph, McNelis suggested that a lot of NFT projects often rush to market without fully simulating how its smart contracts will work, …

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Best REIT ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Real estate exchange-traded funds (ETFs) hold baskets of securities in the real estate sector, providing investors with a less expensive way to invest in the industry compared to other options. These funds often focus specifically on real estate investment trusts (REITs), which are securitized portfolios of real estate properties. REITs offer investors income potential as well as the liquidity …

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Rushing ‘token mapping’ could hurt Aussie crypto space — Finder founder

[ad_1] Australian crypto entrepreneur and investor Fred Schebesta has described the Australian government’s prioritization of token mapping as “wonderful,” but warns that rushing it could lead to detrimental effects on the economy. Schebesta’s comments come after Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers released a statement on Aug. 22 stating that the “treasury will prioritize token mapping work” …

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How Skype Makes Money

[ad_1] You may find it hard to believe, but voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) has been around well before the new millennium. VOIP is a technology that allows users to make voice and video calls through the internet. The technology takes a voice signal and converts it into a digital one using traditional phone technology. This signal travels …

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Bitcoin’s 60% year-to-date correction looks bad, but many stocks have dropped by even more

[ad_1] Bitcoin’s (BTC) and Ether’s (ETH) agonizing 60% and 66% respective drops in price are drawing a lot of criticism from crypto critics and perhaps this is deserved, but there are also plenty of stocks with similar, if not worse, performances.  The sharp volatility witnessed in crypto prices is partially driven by major centralized yield …

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Vanguard vs. Fidelity Investments

[ad_1] Fidelity and Vanguard are two of the largest investment companies in the world. Fidelity boasts 40 million individual investors and $9.9 trillion in assets under management (AUM). Meanwhile, Vanguard has more than 30 million investors and $8.5 trillion in assets under management. Both brokers have solid industry reputations and offer a large selection of …

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Coinbase counters WSJ claim its Risk Solutions group engaged in $100M proprietary trade

[ad_1] The Wall Street Journal and Coinbase are having a difference in definitions. The newspaper published an alleged account of the digital asset exchange’s trading activities earlier this year that it claims amount to proprietary trading. Coinbase responded in a blog post that it had done no such thing. Relying on information supplied by “people …

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Resetting the Standards and Investing Principles for ESG

[ad_1] Welcome to the Green Investor, powered by Investopedia. I’m Caleb Silver, the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia, and your guide and fellow traveler on our journey into what it means to be a green investor today, and where this investing theme is headed in the future. We’re going to break format this week and get straight …

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Helium migrates its blockchain to Solana following T-Mobile partnership

[ad_1] On Thursday, the Helium Foundation announced that it would be moving its mainnet to the Solana blockchain following a community vote. According to the proposal, proof-of-coverage and Data transfer mechanisms will be moved to Helium Oracles. It’s official! The HIP 70 vote has ended. #Helium will be moving to the @Solana blockchain! pic.twitter.com/V2WIajou7R — Helium …

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Interest Rate Trends for Card, Auto, and Mortgage Loans

[ad_1] Tracking interest rates over time shows us significant volatility over long-enough time periods. Typically, the rates will be lowest on mortgages, highest on credit cards, and somewhere in the middle on auto loans. We can predict only one thing about interest rates with reasonable surety: that rates will change significantly over most 10-year periods. …

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Best Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs for Q4 2022

[ad_1] Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are not reserved solely for equities. There are also bond ETFs that invest exclusively in fixed-income securities. Investors who want to access relatively low-risk corporate bonds can consider investment grade corporate bond ETFs, which buy the high-quality debt of financially strong and stable companies. Examples of the kinds of companies whose …

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UK gov’t introduces bill aimed at empowering authorities’ to ‘seize, freeze and recover’ crypto

[ad_1] The government of the United Kingdom has introduced a bill aimed at cracking down on money laundering and fraud, specifically expanding authorities’ ability to target cryptocurrencies used for illicit purposes. In a Thursday announcement, the U.K. government said lawmakers had introduced the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill in Parliament as part of efforts …

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Charles Schwab vs. Vanguard

[ad_1] Investing in cryptocurrencies, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and other Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is highly risky and speculative, and the markets can be extremely volatile. Consult with a qualified professional before making any financial decisions. This article is not a recommendation by Investopedia or the writer to invest in cryptocurrencies nor can the accuracy or …

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Korean crypto bank partners with Blockdaemon to offer retail staking services

[ad_1] Crypto-focused finance company Delio has partnered with Blockdaemon to launch retail-focused staking services, giving customers a more seamless way to earn rewards on their digital asset holdings. Delio’s staking services expand its existing crypto-bank offerings, which include lending, deposits and deposit accounts, the company announced Thursday. The new service offering is powered by blockchain …

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Coinflex plans give 65% of company to creditors as part of restructuring proposal

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency exchange CoinFlex announced a structuring proposal in response to user feedback following the platform experiencing liquidity issues. In a Wednesday blog post, CoinFlex said under the proposal — which will be subject to a vote and then court approval— creditors will own 65% of the company, while its team members will be allocated …

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Why Do Companies Print Coupons?

[ad_1] If you’ve ever watched the TV show Extreme Couponing or read about a customer who got $200 worth of groceries for next to nothing, you’ve probably wondered what’s in it for the manufacturers and stores who offer these coupons. Are they actually making money in the process, or are customers getting away with legalized …

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Crypto bug bounty platform Immunefi raises $24M led by Framework Ventures

[ad_1] Web3 bug bounty and security services platform Immunefi has closed a $24 million Series A funding round, putting the company on track to scale its in-house capacity amid widespread vulnerabilities in the blockchain industry. The funding round was led by the San Francisco-based venture firm Framework Ventures, with additional participation from Electric Capital, Polygon …

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This Bitcoin long-term holder metric is nearing the BTC price ‘bottom zone’

[ad_1] A Bitcoin (BTC) on-chain indicator, which tracks the amount of coin supply held by long-term holders (LTHs) in losses, is signaling that a market bottom could be close. Eerily accurate Bitcoin bottom pundit As of Sept. 22, approximately 30% of Bitcoin’s LTHs were facing losses due to BTC’s decline from $69,000 in November 2021 …

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Toss in your job and make $300K working for a DAO? Here’s how – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Increasing numbers of employees are quitting 9–5 corporate jobs to work for DAOs. While the money’s great, DAOs fall into a legal gray area, and it can be tricky to get your foot in the door. Researchers Nataliya Ilyushina and Trent MacDonald from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Blockchain Innovation Hub take you …

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Investopedia Anxiety Index

[ad_1] 108.54 The current reading of the Investopedia Anxiety Index is above neutral, indicating a higher level of anxiety. Markets Today U.S. stock futures are under pressure after the major averages fell sharply in the final hour of a volatile trading session yesterday following the Federal Reserve’s 75-basis point rate hike. The Fed also signaled …

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UNICEF Giga NFTs to connect schools in developing countries to internet

[ad_1] Developed countries often take for granted the ubiquity of the internet. But the reality is that some 2.9 billion people still don’t have connectivity to the world wide web. Data provided by UNICEF highlights that the majority of this internet-less mass of people reside in undeveloped countries, and children continue to be disadvantaged by …

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How to stake Fantom (FTM)?

[ad_1] Fantom (FTM) is known for its speed and inexpensive layer-1 blockchain. Like other blockchains (for example, Solana (SOL) and Avalanche (AVAX)) that scale better than their counterpart, it has been dubbed an “Ethereum killer.” After raising $40 million in funds, Fantom launched its mainnet in December 2019. Since then, it has grown to become …

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How and When to Reinvest Your Funds

[ad_1] Certificates of deposit (CDs) are a low-risk way to put some money aside for the short- to medium-term future and earn a modest return in the meantime. This makes them suitable and popular for seniors who have extra savings in retirement, and a common part of inheritance settlements. There are several ways to inherit …

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Chamber of Digital Commerce gets approval to join the SEC vs Ripple lawsuit

[ad_1] A United States crypto advocacy group, the Chamber of Digital Commerce (CDC), has been granted approval from the Court of Southern District of New York to participate as an amicus curiae in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) case against Ripple Labs. The status of “friend of the court” permits them to assist …

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What They Are and How To Choose

[ad_1] Did you know there are thousands of digital currencies, with more being added every month? Curious new crypto investors need to start by making decisions about how to invest, including how to store their digital assets. Investors will need to evaluate where and how to transact in cryptocurrencies, and whether staking tokens—a way of …

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Regulated fintech in Bahrain enables crypto payments with Binance

[ad_1] Cryptocurrency adoption continues growing in the Kingdom of Bahrain, with local companies enabling payments in crypto like Bitcoin (BTC). EazyPay, an online payment platform regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), has partnered with Binance Pay to enable crypto payments in the country, EazyPay CEO and founder Nayef Tawfiq Al Alawi announced on …

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What Are Consumer Protection Laws?

[ad_1] Consumer protection laws are made to protect consumers from fraudulent business practices, defective products, and dangerous goods and services. They play an important role in a reliable market economy, helping to keep sellers honest, with no threat of unpleasant surprises. Consumer protection laws in the U.S. are comprised of various federal and state laws, …

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What’s on Guide to the Metaverse – Sept 23rd – Sept 25th, 2022

[ad_1] Happy Thursday NFT fam! We hope you have all had a great week so far. It’s time to celebrate the weekend in NFT style. So, without further ado, below are this weekend’s metaverse NFT events highlights in Decentraland and Voxels. VERTEX: Art Meets Music – Presented by DCL Babydolls When: Friday, September 23 at 4AM UTC+3Where: -100, …

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Opera browser integrates Elrond blockchain services to bolster Web3 adoption

[ad_1] Web3 crypto browser Opera announced plans to integrate Elrond blockchain services for over 300 million users. The integration would help Opera users directly access a host of decentralized applications (DApps) and other popular services through the integrated Opera wallet.  Elrond (EGLD) is a scalable blockchain network that offers various infrastructure services for DApps, enterprise use …

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Crypto Market Maker Wintermute Hacked for $160M

[ad_1] One of the leading crypto market makers, Wintermute, has lost about $160 million in a hack, becoming the latest crypto firm to suffer a breach. Wintermute’s CEO and founder, Evgeny Gaevoy, revealed in a series of tweets that the firm’s decentralized finance operations were compromised on Sept. 20. A crypto market maker provides liquidity …

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How Bitcoin ATMs in Greece fare during a record-breaking tourist season

[ad_1] Greece is globally recognized for its touristic lures of idyllic beaches and a laid-back lifestyle. Prior to the outbreak of the global pandemic, the World Travel and Tourism Council said that tourism generated over one-fifth of Greece’s total GDP. This year, the country faced a record number of travelers during its summer tourism season. …

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Tornado Cash left a void, time will tell what fills it — Chainalysis chief scientist

[ad_1] The sanctions on cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash has left a vacuum for illicit fund mixing services, but more time is needed before we’ll know the full impact, according to Chainalysis’ chief scientist. During a demo of Chainalysis’ recently launched blockchain analysis platform Storyline, Cointelegraph asked Chainalysis chief scientist Jacon Illum and country manager for …

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What Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and How Does It Work?

[ad_1] What Is Decentralized Finance (DeFi)? Decentralized finance (DeFi) is an emerging financial technology based on secure distributed ledgers similar to those used by cryptocurrencies. In the U.S., the Federal Reserve and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) define the rules for centralized financial institutions like banks and brokerages, which consumers rely on to access capital …

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