New York News
New York City is the largest city in the USA and is also important globally as a financial, political, economic, touristic and cultural center. Along with Tokyo and London, New York is considered to be one of the main centers of the global economy. In terms of Bitcoin, the New York Stock Exchange has recently included a stock market index for Bitcoin (NYXBT) which is the first official index for a cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrencies have a special place in New York, as it is legal to use, easy to get and a lot of Wall Street experts have acknowledged the significance of cryptocurrencies in the economy. Besides this, New York is a place for numerous crypto-related meetings and conferences. Also, there is a New York Coin (NYC) made especially for citizens of New York.
Some mayors of U.S. cities large and small have been pushing for the adoption of cryptocurrencies or otherwise taking a position in favor of digital assets.
Mayoral candidate pledges to make NYC 'most cryptocurrency-friendly city in the nation'
Adrienne Harris said she aims "to ensure we have a robust and fair financial system, and an equitable economy" in her role at the NYDFS.
New NY governor taps former Obama official to head state's financial regulator
The court has reportedly given the U.S. SEC until Sept. 3 to respond to Ripple’s motion to compel the authority to provide data on its employees’ XRP holdings.
Ripple files motion to expose XRP holdings of SEC employees
JPMorgan now offers access to six different crypto funds from GrayScale, Osprey Funds and NYDIG.
JPMorgan now offers clients access to six crypto funds … but only if they ask
Eleven class actions against crypto firms and their founders started with a bang and will end with a whimper — as they should.
Powers On... Why the fear of ICO enforcement and liability is coming to an end
The owner of the crypto exchange Bitmart has asked a New York judge to intervene to prevent hackers from selling fraudulent coins on the open market.
Bitmart seeks restraining order to prevent hackers from selling fake BSV
Residents are concerned over the environmental impact of Greenidge’s gas-fired Bitcoin mining plant, asserting that the firm is heating the lake and may be kill...
New York locals accuse gas-fired mining operation of heating Seneca Lake