The idea of self-regulation makes for a good soundbite, but the practicality of the matter leaves much to be desired.
According to one estimate, the global bitcoin network will require more electricity than what is required to power the entire US by July 2019.
Exchange says it will not look to increase volumes at the cost of additional risk as participants question listing process.
Once used as payment for shady deals, digital currencies have long been the domain of speculators and retail investors. But the wild price increases of the past year have led institutional investors to sniff excitedly at the loins of the cryptocurrency…
Financial firms spent a lot of last year focused on Mifid II compliance, but also clearly spent significant time following the ups and downs of cryptocurrencies - and assessing whether to invest in this new asset class.
Consolidated data feed will provide real-time trade information on six cryptocurrencies.
The firm is looking to add itBit and Coinygi to the list of exchanges it is connected with.
The vendor says the new data is in response to an about-face in demand for cryptocurrency data.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
The behavioral analysis vendor has released a series of 43 “indexes” designed to provide sentiment scores for specific aspects of cryptocurrencies that investors can use to pick potential investments in the growing digital currency markets. Max Bowie…