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The Ethereumization Of Wall Street Is Inevitable: Expert Take

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In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy. If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please Read More

Banks and the Blockchain Blues

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Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Like the misleading opening of a well-crafted thriller, the blockchain bustle in the banking sector is sending a confusing message. To see how, let’s take a brief look at the Read More

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Did Ripple Almost Dethrone Bitcoin “Using This One Simple Trick”?

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Did Ripple Almost Dethrone Bitcoin “Using This One Simple Trick”?
Op-Ed 2017 was the year cryptocurrency speculation went mainstream, which is something many bitcoiners have been yearning to happen for years. But going mainstream means that the market is no longer dominated by cryptocurrency enthusiasts, and until Wall Street steps in, we’re simply going to have to accept that mainstream speculators with little knowledge of Read More

On Greed and Growing Up: Why Crypto Looks A Lot Like Wall Street

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on On Greed and Growing Up: Why Crypto Looks A Lot Like Wall Street
Jill is an independent advisor and consultant working on everything from early-stage token ventures to initiatives at large institutions. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review opinion series. I first seriously heard about cryptocurrency while I was working on Wall Street. This was in 2013. I was trading Argentine credit. One of Read More

SEC Ramps Up Crypto Oversight – Hires Coin ETF ”Expert”

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Regulation After what many considered a dithering reluctance, the bureau charged with maintaining order in the world’s biggest speculative markets, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is ramping up efforts to consider regulatory policy toward cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and cryptocurrency funds. This comes directly after two key executive appointments this year along with ever-more attention Read More

Trading Column `The Writing on the Wall´– Futures are Almost here, Is This the Right Time to Buy?

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Trading Column `The Writing on the Wall´– Futures are Almost here, Is This the Right Time to Buy?
Op-Ed This post is the second in a trading tips series called ’The Writing On The Wall’, in which our game theory guide Eric Wall tries to anticipate market signals. This week’s focus is on timing your bitcoin investment and when it might be the best time to buy. Also read: `The Writing On The Wall´ Read More

US Senate Moves to Criminalize Non-Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Ownership

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on US Senate Moves to Criminalize Non-Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Ownership
The US Senate Judiciary Committee is currently tackling bill S.1241 that aims to criminalize the intentional concealment of ownership or control of a financial account. The bill also would amend the definition of ‘financial account’ and ‘financial institution’ to include digital currencies and digital exchanges, respectively. According to ranking committee member Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Read More

Billionaire Carl Icahn Doesn’t Get Bitcoin, Sees A Bubble

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Billionaire Carl Icahn Doesn’t Get Bitcoin, Sees A Bubble
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has added his voice to the mix, saying that in his estimation, Bitcoin appears to be a bubble, not unlike the Mississippi land bubble of two centuries ago. He added, though, that he has no idea what Bitcoin is, and shies away from things he doesn’t understand. The Wall Street investor, who made huge Read More

Wall Street Journal: Nasdaq to Offer Bitcoin Futures in June 2018

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The Nasdaq exchange may begin to offer Bitcoin futures as early as June 2018, according to a report issued by the Wall Street Journal. The report indicates that the stock exchange will follow suit behind the two Chicago-based markets that have already indicated the specifics of their Bitcoin futures plans. While regulatory approval is still Read More

Predictions Roll in as Tom Lee Sets 40% Bitcoin Growth by Mid-2018

5 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Predictions Roll in as Tom Lee Sets 40% Bitcoin Growth by Mid-2018
Tom Lee, Wall Street Strategist at Fundstrat, has recently urged his clients to jump back onto the Bitcoin Bull and ride it to a predicted $11,500 by the middle of next year. This comes after turning back from their short-term neutral approach this week. As the ‘year of Bitcoin’ comes to a close, with no Read More