Venture capitalist Lou Kerner says bitcoin is well on its way to replacing gold as the dominant store of value, noting that its market cap has already surpassed that of silver. “What [bitcoin] has evolved into is a store of value,” Kerner told Bloomberg. “Today, the main store of value is gold. It’s an $8 trillion […]
Following the recent downturn in the US stock market, investors have now bore witness to wild market volatility, the likes of which haven’t been seen in years. Although the markets are ending 2018 on a less-than-positive note, one prominent economist now claims that massive daily price swings will become a new reality for the markets […]
It’s been over a year since the Cboe and CME listed the world’s first bitcoin futures contracts, the first ever bitcoin investment product to hit the legacy market. Both futures went live just before bitcoin peaked at its $20,000 all-time high. Out-the-gate trading for the derivatives reflected 2017’s market mania, and Cboe’s futures alone traded […]
Senator Elizabeth Warren has joined the 2020 United States presidential race, after announcing on Monday that she will be developing an exploratory committee, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal. With the exploratory committee, Warren will be able to formally raise funds and make key staff appointments before she officially kicks off her […]
After mounting several unsuccessful attempts at breaking out of a yearlong slump, the bitcoin price and wider crypto market appear poised to end the month of December firmly in the red. However, a handful of cryptocurrencies, including ethereum, tron, and IOTA managed to resist the gravitational pull present elsewhere in the market and post strong […]
Following a quiet weekend for the crypto markets they have held relatively steady and are currently trading down slightly over a 24-hour trading period. This past Friday, the cryptocurrency markets surged to recover some of their recent losses, with Bitcoin jumping from lows of $3,600 to highs of nearly $4,000. Despite this, the markets did […]
CoinDesk profiles Fidelity’s Tom Jessop, who is leading the firm’s effort to link the worlds of digital assets and Wall Street.
Having worked over a decade in government before becoming a commissioner to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Hester Peirce is a regulator well-versed in matters of both rulemaking and securities law.
CoinDesk profiles Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of the Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle that had a banner year in 2018.
Yet another tool is being added to Bitcoin’s growing number of privacy solutions. Thought up at a brainstorming event attended by Bitcoin developers and privacy researchers last summer, Pay to Endpoint (P2EP) is a relatively new trick that utilizes the well-known CoinJoin mixing technique to make blockchain analysis much harder. An early version of it, […]