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Digital Currencies vs. Cryptocurrencies, Explained

Cointelegraph continues publishing interviews with prominent guests of BlockShow Asia 2017, that took place in Singapore in November 2017. This time we talked with Nick Cowan, managing director and founder of GSX, Gibraltar’s first regulated stock exchange. With his 30-years’ experience in the investment business and knowledge about the culture of …

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Digital Currencies vs. Cryptocurrencies, Explained

1. What are digital currencies? Digital currencies are money used on the Internet. Digital money exists only in the digital form. It doesn’t have any physical equivalent in the real world. Nevertheless, it has all the characteristics of traditional money. Just as classic fiat money, you can obtain, transfer or exchange …

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CFTC Chairman: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Unlike Any Commodity’ We’ve Seen

Сryptocurrencies are one of the most challenging asset classes for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to a statement by Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo. He also warned potential investors about the risks associated with cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Notable partnership The chairman of the CFTC highly commended his Securities and Exchange …

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