22 April 2015

Cryptocurrencies Need Healthy Reforms to Survive

Vincenzo Dimase, Thomson Reuters

Is the downward trend of Bitcoin prices a simple result of speculation activity or a sign of lost confidence in Blockchain technology? It has been a challenging start to 2015 for cryptocurrencies. But regulatory reforms could be good for the future of cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, though the market seems to be focused on price movements, speculative ... rest of story...


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    Why we need to rethink capitalism

    Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It's a system that has done him very well over the past few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as ...
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    Bitcoin Options: The Evolution of a New Asset Class

    Bitcoin has created quite a buzz in the investment community, and a number of exchanges have emerged to trade the virtual currency. And soon, investors will have a way to hedge their price exposure to the highly ...
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    U.S. and European regulators want more of the currency derivatives market to be centrally cleared. But they are taking their time finalizing the rules to clear forex derivatives trading. Gavin Wells, chief ...

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