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US bank Morgan Stanley offers its customers bitcoin

Morgan Stanley, a prominent US financial institution, becomes the first traditional bank to provide its clients with Bitcoin (BTC).

According to CNBC, the bank is preparing to launch three investment funds that “will allow the purchase of bitcoins,” an unidentified source told the media. The bank conveyed the announcement to its financial advisers on Wednesday, 17 March, the publication specifies.

While other institutions have issued bonds, indices, and other indirect bitcoin investment vehicles in the past, all indications are that depositors will be direct owners of their bitcoins (BTC). However, the storage method that will be used is not specified.

Cryptocurrencies could become mainstream, says Visa CEO


What Is Ethereum 2.0?

Security, increased transaction speed, new consensus algorithm: all this is Ethereum 2.0. Evolution called Serenity actively breaks into the crypto market and represents the fourth stage of the platform, which can embrace the whole world: Serenity, or ETH 2.0. Here’s our Full Guide on Ethereum 2.0.

What Is Staking?

Staking is a process where users transfer their crypto funds to a blockchain, receiving a reward in the form of new coins in return. Staking services are offered by a block-keeper network that runs on a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) algorithm. …


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Introduction

Bitcoin ABC client refused the Bitcoin protocol in 2017 to create its own cryptocurrency: Bitcoin Cash. Since then, Bitcoin Cash periodically conducts non-critical network updates, which usually do not affect users; however, in 2018, an update led to a fork, which pointed to the division into two coins: Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV.

On November 15th, 2020, another network dispute may again lead to the appearance of another coin.

This time the community divided into two groups of developers. On the one hand, Bitcoin ABC, which introduced the activation of the “rules of coin receivers”, according to miners must pay…


This text is written for information purposes only and never constitutes a call to action. All financial transactions carried out by you are made at your own risk. The Guarda editorial staff reminds you of the riskiness of all kinds of speculation on all kinds of financial markets.

What Is Compound Finance?

Compound Finance is a project that algorithmically implements money markets. It allows generating markets where it is possible to lend assets and borrow them (basing these loans on collateral) so that the interest rate is calculated block by block according to the Supply and Demand in an algorithmic way.

Compound comes to…


This text is written for information purposes only and never constitutes a call to action. All financial transactions carried out by you are made at your own risk. The Guarda editorial staff reminds you of the riskiness of all kinds of speculation on all kinds of financial markets.

What Is Yearn Finance?

Yearn.Finance has become one of the most popular players in the DeFi ecosystem. It is a yield aggregator that provides automated growing strategies for farmers and liquidity providers.

How Can I Get YFI Tokens?

There are 3 ways to earn YFI tokens:

  • The first method involves adding a mixture of about 98%-2% DAI and YFI to the Balancer…


We have already figured out a little bit about what DeFi is and highlighted the nuances that are dedicated to the intricacies of token gathering through farming. However, now that we are already quite experienced specialists, we will specifically consider the details of the farming of all kinds of tokens, and we shall start, of course, with the most popular of them — Uniswap (UNI).

This text is written for information purposes only and never constitutes a call to action. All financial transactions carried out by you are made at your own risk. …


Yield Farming

DeFi Is A Significant Trend

DeFi seeks to develop small traditional financial pieces but with an extra degree of transparency and decentralization. As if they were Lego pieces, these little pieces can be combined to create a whole ecosystem of small solutions that together form an excellent solution for finances that invalidate the need for centralized and opaque financial institutions that no longer provide value.

This idea has driven the term “DeFi,” which has brought its evolution to the present day. Today it is impossible to ignore the very high impact DeFi has on the crypto world. …


AML Check

By accepting illicit funds, you may be allowing criminals to use you for illegal activities.
AML Check will give you confidence that your funds are clean.

What is AML?

As a relatively new type of currency, crypto became attractive for money-launders, terrorism financing, and other financial criminals, which was quickly noticed by governments and financial regulators. At that point, financial institutions dealing with crypto have been racing to make themselves fully compliant with all applicable regulations.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) is a comprehensive set of processes, regulations, and rules that together cohesively combat money laundering, terrorism funding, and other financial crimes such as identity…


Flare network’s spark tokens airdrop

What is Spark token?

Spark token is a native token of the Flare network. The Flare Network is a distributed network running the Avalanche consensus protocol adapted to Federated Byzantine Agreement and leveraging the Ethereum Virtual Machine.

How can I receive a Spark token?

Anyone who holds XRP in self-custody services can participate in this airdrop. If you keep your XRP in Guarda, you will be participating in the distribution, but you will need to claim it to receive the reward.

When will Spark tokens be distributed?

The snapshot of the XRP network will be taken on December 12. The official distribution date will be announced later by Flare Networks.

Can I get and use these tokens now?

XRP and Flare are separate networks and…


Ontology uses the VBFT consensus mechanism to secure its network. At any given time, there will be 7 nodes who have been voted in by the community to participate in consensus every block. Users vote for nodes by staking ONT tokens in multiples of 500 tokens per stake.

Users are free to stake ONT in any node, change their stake, or withdraw their stake back.
Staking is managed in terms of rounds, which are comprised of 60,000 blocks each. …

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