Bitcoin Accepted by Futures Trading Brokerage via BitPay

U.S.-based brokerage house Straits Financial LLC will accept bitcoin via payment processor BitPay to become the first U.S.-based Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) to do so. Straits users will now be able to fund their investment and trading accounts with bitcoin. A boutique brokerage house, Straits’ acceptance of bitcoin will allow users to trade assets such […]

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LocalBitcoins Slashes UK Bitcoin Trading Fee Post-Brexit Vote

Popular peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange platform LocalBitcoins has announced that it will halve its trading fee for all bitcoin trades done in the UK, starting today. In an effort to increase bitcoin buying in the UK following the Brexit vote which saw the sterling pound fall in its valuation, P2P bitcoin exchange LocalBitcoins will slash its […]

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