Coinbase Files To Go Public On Nasdaq Via Direct Listing

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed to go public on Nasdaq via a direct listing. This sets the stage for a landmark listing for the U.S cryptocurrency exchange and a first for the blockchain industry.  Filing Reveals Key Details On Coinbase This development was revealed by the U.S media outlet platform Reuters on February 25. According to the report, the exchange has disclosed its regulatory filing to the U.S financial regulators, paving the way for its listing on the U.S stock exchange. …

Nasdaq-listed Marathon Buys $150M Worth Of BTC As Treasury Reserve

Bullish news for the cryptocurrency industry as yet another publicly-traded company has joined the Bitcoin bandwagon with a hefty $150 million investment.  According to a Monday press release, Marathon Patent Group, a Nasdaq-listed company, has purchased 4,812.66 BTC as part of its treasury reserve.  The company said it purchased the cryptocurrency through the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) at an average price of $31,168 per bitcoin, amounting to a total of $150 million.   According to Marathon's chairman and CEO,…