Heath Tarbert

Heath Tarbert

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert  told conference attendees, “It is my view as chairman of the CFTC that Ether is a commodity.” This was the most authoritative statement about Ether from anyone in the U.S. government so far.

CoinFLEX

CoinFLEX

CoinFLEX, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform, said its next “IFO” – initial futures offering – will be on Facebook’s Libra. The contract lets traders wager on the future value of Libra tokens. A price of zero implies the market doesn’t believe Libra will launch before the Dec 2020 contract expiration.

Coinbase

Coinbase

Coinbase is hiking trading fees for smaller accounts on its popular Coinbase Pro platform that is available to retail traders. It also is eliminating the discount for market maker transactions for accounts trading below $50,000 per month.

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