Bitcoin exceeded $7000 mark again

The price of first cryptocurrency almost fully recovered after the recent fall
15 November 2017   670

For last few days, the price of "digital gold" is almost fully recovered. At the moment of press, 13:03 UTC, 15th of November 2017, average Bitcoin price is $7224.36.

Bitcoin Price Chart
Bitcoin Price Chart

According to Coinmarketcap, Bitcoin market parameters are:

  • Market Cap $120,448,293,154 
  • 24h Volume $3,628,630,000
  • Price growth +11.03 %

It is also worth noting that amount of unconformirmed transactions in the mempool of Bitcoin falls.

Bitcoin MemepolBitcoin Memepol 

The graph shows that the volume of unconfirmed transactions went down, which should positively affect the amount of commissions in the bitcoin network, the time of confirmation, as well as the turnover of the BTC and, consequently, the further increase in the price.

Wyoming Passed Bill Exempting Utility Tokens from Securities Laws

The Wyoming House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill exempting utility tokens from securities laws  
20 February 2018   78

On Monday, House Bill (HB) 70 passed the House 60 to 0 and will now head to the Senate. The bill exempts utility tokens from securities laws. This will attracts ICO’s launches to the state and will make the state a favorable environment for blockchain startups.

According to the bill, the utility token must meet three conditions:

  1. The token’s issuer must not market it as an investment;

  2. The token must be exchangeable for goods and services, for example, startups must have a working product or service at the time the tokens are issued;

  3. The token’s issuer must not actively make efforts to create a secondary market for the token by entering into a repurchase agreement or agreeing to locate buyers for the token.

It is important to note that there are four more cryptocurrency and blockchain-related bills currently moving through the Wyoming legislature.

HB 19 passed the House of Representatives on Monday and is now awaiting introduction in the Senate. The bill exempts cryptocurrency from the state’s money transmitter act.

HB 101 has passed its second reading in the House and, if it passes its final hearing, will then go to the Senate. This bill will allow companies to create and use blockchains for the purpose of storing records and conducting inter-office communication.

HB 126 has just passed its second reading in the House. It will allow the creation of series LLCs.

Senate File (SF) 111 passed a vote to introduce on Friday and is now headed to a committee hearing. This bill will exempt cryptocurrency assets from state property taxes.