Blockchain Mining Completes Bitfarms Merger, Stock Jumps 49% (news.bitcoin.com)

Israeli equity investors seem to maintain a strong appetite for exposure to the bitcoin ecosystem. The value of a public company traded on the TASE has increased by almost half after it officially completed a deal with Canadian miner Bitfarms.   
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DoubleLine's Gundlach says bitcoin leads stock market movements

Bitcoin closed at the low of the year last week, SPX (Standard & Poor's 500 Index) is now at the low of the year this week,” Gundlach, known as Wall Street's “Bond King,” told Reuters in an interview. “Bitcoin keeps leading.” For months, Gundlach, who oversees $ 119 billion at DoubleLine Capital, has …
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Toronto Stock Exchange Operator Launches Crypto Brokerage (news.bitcoin.com)

TMX Group, the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange, has announced it’s launching a cryptocurrency brokerage platform. The service will be offered through its Shorcan Digital Currency Network subsidiary and focused on bitcoin and ethereum. The project will be implemented in partnership with the local fintech startup Paycase Financial Corp.
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Could Bitcoin And Gold Benefit From Weakness In The Stock Market?

However, any such decline could potentially cause investors to panic, driving them to safe-haven assets like Bitcoin and gold. [Ed. note: Investing in cryptocoins or tokens is highly speculative and the market is largely unregulated. Anyone considering it should be prepared to lose their entire investment.].
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Chinese Stock Exchanges Crack Down on Companies Falsely Claiming “Blockchain” (news.bitcoin.com)

It appears that China’s stock exchanges are seeking to prevent companies from issuing misleading information in order to drive hype around blockchain technology – potentially influencing their share price.
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Israeli Crypto Companies Banned From Stock Exchange Indices (news.bitcoin.com)

In a bid to reduce systemic risk, the Israel Securities Authority has announced that it will not include companies operating in the cryptocurrency industry will not be included in the country’s stock exchange indices. News of the determination has been published alongside a public warning issued that seeks to inform prospective investors of the risks associated with cryptocurrency exposure.
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Square stock rises as analyst points to strong merchant willingness to accept bitcoin as payment

Shares of Square Inc. SQ, -2.56% are up 1.3% in premarket trading Wednesday after an analyst at Instinet cited high merchant willingness to accept Bitcoin BTCUSD, -4.46% as a form of payment. According to Instinet's recent survey of Square merchants, 60% said they would be willing to accept Bitcoin, …
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Square's emerging opportunities like bitcoin payments make stock 'like Amazon in its early days'

Nomura Instinet reiterated its buy rating on Square shares, citing merchants' willingness to accept bitcoin for store payments. "Like Amazon in its early days, we believe that little of Square's future revenue streams are currently visible," analyst Dan Dolev wrote in a note to clients Wednesday entitled "SQ …
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Nasdaq-Listed Marathon Begins Bitcoin Mining Operations, Stock Up 32%

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARA), today announced that it has commenced bitcoin mining at a new facility in Quebec, Canada. Investors seems to greatly approve of this development as the stock is up 32% as of the time of writing a couple of hours after market open. Marathon revealed that it …
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