The CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast Episode 1: Crypto 101: A Beginner’s Primer on Digital Assets
Ever wonder where bitcoin came from, or who made it? How about, ‘what is a blockchain, and how does it work?’ John Lothian News Associate Editor Matt Raebel offers a crash-course in crypto for the inaugural episode of the CryptoMarketsWiki Podcast.
Some of Ethereum’s lead developers are publicly disputing whether version 2.0, the first phase of a major upgrade of the entire network, will be implemented this year or next. Ethereum’s founder, Vitalik Buterin, continues to push for a 2020 launch.
Philippe Bekhazi, the founder and CEO of the XBTO Group, has a long history of creating technological tools for trading, devising portfolio and risk management solutions for clients trading equities, FX, rates, and credit instruments. On this episode of the CMW Podcast, he discusses how XBTO went from a prop trading desk to one of the biggest investors in the growing digital asset space, as well as the rise of digital asset derivatives and stablecoins, and the future of digital money.
The crypto world received a large and powerful endorsement yesterday from a pillar of the futures world. Chris Hehmeyer, in a blog post where he announced the reasoning for rebranding his firm from Hehmeyer Trading + Investments to just Hehmeyer, gave the crypto world...