SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce reiterated her often-expressed free market stance toward the cryptocurrency markets Tuesday, saying the industry has been developing at a dramatic pace and the regulatory pace has not kept up. As a consequence, the industry is fraught...
In what is likely to be his last FIA Expo address as chairman of the CFTC, Dr. Heath Tarbert spoke for about half an hour on Tuesday morning at this year’s conference which, of course, is being Zoomed around the world.
DrawBridge Lending LLC sees itself as the “bridge” between the cryptocurrency world and the world of institutional trading. In this episode, DrawBridge CEO Jason Urban discusses the finer points of running a business based around lending against cryptocurrency, the state of institutional demand for digital asset products, how to work with regulators, and more.
Magnus Almqvist is a technology, compliance, and market surveillance expert, and the head of exchange development for Exberry, a software development platform designed to help its customers create sophisticated new trading platforms fast, and with the ability to easily scale after launch.
T3 Index, the creators of the SPIKES Volatility Index have created a new volatility index, which uses bitcoin options to track the volatility of the world’s first and most widely-traded cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC).
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...
JPMorgan announced Monday that the company is testing “Confirm,” a new blockchain-based application designed to allow participating banks to request and receive confirmation of beneficiaries’ account information in near-real time.