Vladivostok Discussed as Russia’s New ”Crypto Hub”

Economy & Regulation Bankers and government officials have discussed the possible creation of a crypto valley on Russia’s Pacific coast. Representatives of the Central Bank and the executive power in Moscow have taken part in the consultations

Centralized Cryptoruble Not Possible, Minister Tells Putin

Blockchain The Russian Ministry of Finance is not against a national cryptocurrency, provided the state does not participate in it. The creation of a centralized coin, like the cryptoruble, seems impossible, as cryptocurrencies are based on decentralized

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: It’s different this time. Really. Or maybe not. Investors should always remember that nobody knows anything about the stock market’s next move. Oceans of ink are spilled about stocks and investing and

Russia to “Tame and Test” Crypto Technologies in Crimea

Economy & Regulation A proposal to “tame” crypto technologies in Crimea has been made in Russia’s parliament this week. A local representative of the Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain told deputies the republic’s jurisdiction can be

Russian Authorities Criticized over Proposed Crypto Regulation

Economy & Regulation Criticism aimed at authorities and the new legislation on “digital financial assets” is mounting in Russia. Local officials have rebuked lawmakers in the capital over slow progress, warning that the country will have to

Trump proposes loosening limits on short-term health insurance

Getty Images HHS Secretary Alex Azar says “expanding options for more affordable, individual insurance” is one of his top priorities. The Trump administration on Tuesday released a proposal that would allow for the proliferation of less-comprehensive, cheaper health plans

US Lawmakers Eye National Crypto Regulation

Featured Gun control? Russia? Health care? Members of the US House of Representatives and Senate in both parties tend to differ, and often vehemently. Similar to issues of national security and war, however, it appears cryptocurrency regulation

Rural Russia Prepares to Attract Crypto Loans

Finance A proposal was presented at the Russian Expert Council for Non-Bank Credit Organizations to allow rural businesses in the country to receive crypto loans to attract funds from abroad. The chairman of the council, a State