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CNBC lists the 10 most innovative fintech companies around, based on research by auditing giant KPMG and venture capital investment firm H2 Ventures.
Bill Gurley said bitcoin is no fraud and that the currency is particularly valuable in unstable parts of the world.
Evercore ISI upgraded shares of Square to outperform, citing the company's new lineup of payment technology and bitcoin prospects.
Payments made by American Express' business customers on its FXIP platform will now be routed through Ripple's enterprise blockchain network.
The digital currency briefly surges to within 10 percent of its record high hit last Wednesday. (BTC
Mobile payment company Square's willingness to test bitcoin on its app is "big" and could potentially drive the stock even higher, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday. Shares of Square were 2.5 percent higher Wednesday, trading near $41 share, in the wake of the reports that the company is testing support for bitcoin through its Cash payments app. Square said the test does not allow individuals or...
Blockchain technology is starting to be adopted by industries from banking to logistics, with JPMorgan Chase, IBM and UPS all talking about how they're using it in recent weeks. Now it's the turn of the advertising sector, with agency network The Marketing Group launching "the first blockchain-enabled global media agency," called Truth, on Wednesday, according to an online statement. The...
Al-Arab, chairman of Egypt's Commercial International Bank (CIB), said that fintech firms were not disruptive to the financial services.
Blockchain or distributed ledger technology could play a role in the contract process for Landsec.
Bitcoin bear Dennis Gartman still will not buy bitcoin, despite predictions that the cryptocurrency will rebound. (BTC
Traders who want to bet against bitcoin can likely do so beginning in mid-December, according to the head of the world's largest futures exchange.
Shares of Overstock.com could soar more than 60 percent, according to the primary Wall Street analyst covering the e-commerce company.
Blankfein's reason for not trusting the cryptocurrency is simple, he said:
The world's largest futures exchange wants to guard against extreme volatility in its planned bitcoin futures product.
Goldman Sachs expects bitcoin will hit new records, despite a roughly $600 drop in the digital currency from all-time highs.
One day in September, investors with fading summer tans mingled with their brokers over a three-course lunch at Cipriani in Lower Manhattan. Stocks were soaring and they swapped market tips and touted apps that allowed them to buy Bitcoin on the golf course. But the full stomachs and fat portfolios couldn't mask a sense of unease that pervaded the gathering: that the good times could suddenly end,... (BTC
Earlier this week, CME Group announced plans to introduced bitcoin futures contracts, pending regulatory approval.
Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam's comments came as bitcoin surpassed $7,000 for the first time.
Here's what Federal Reserve Governor Powell had to say on a variety of topics, ranging from economic growth, interest rates and bitcoin.
Amazon is now the owner of amazonethereum.com, amazoncryptocurrency.com, amazoncryptocurrencies.com, according to DomainNameWire.
Bitcoin's move higher came after the CME announced plans to launch bitcoin futures. (BTC
Asked whether he thought cryptocurrencies would play a major role in the economy, Barry Eichengreen said: Not really.
Sergio Ermotti told CNBC that while UBS has seen success in its trade finance blockchain platform, he was not necessarily a believer in cryptocurrencies.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said Thursday that the banking system offers more security than digital currencies in tracking illegal fund flows.
People are "underestimating" bitcoin and it has "great potential left," billionaire investor Peter Thiel said on Thursday. Speaking at the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thiel compared the cryptocurrency bitcoin to gold. "I'm skeptical of most of them (cryptocurrencies), I do think people are a little bit underestimating bitcoin especially because ... it's like a reserve... (BTC
Singapore will conclude its experiment with blockchain technology and its own digital currency next year before deciding whether to commercialize the trial, the country's regulator has told CNBC. In 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced "Project Ubin," an exploration of blockchain or distributed ledger technology. The project is split into five phases. The first, which looked...
The cryptocurrency has inspired many critics and many admirers
Fan Bao, CEO of investment bank China Renaissance, told CNBC Wednesday that bitcoin was getting a little bit bubblish. (BTC
Aswath Damodaran, a professor and Wall Street's
Royal Bank of Canada CEO, David McKay, is joining in calls to question the utility and legitimacy of bitcoin. (BTC
Cryptocurrencies are here to stay according to a major tech investor.
On CNBC, Goldman's David Solomon says the company is focused on helping clients navigate bitcoin and adding staff on the Continent ahead of Brexit
Bitcoin wallets are vulnerable to being hacked and the price is highly volatile, Goldman Sachs noted. (BTC
This family sold everything to make a big bet on bitcoin. Now they're camping out in the Netherlands, waiting to be multimillionaires.
But UBS said that the underlying blockchain technology could have a (BTC
It remains to be seen whether the cryptocurrency has more room to climb after crossing the $5,800 mark. (BTC
The cryptocurrency has been on a tear lately. It hit a record high earlier on Friday, breaking above $5,800. Bitcoin is also up 470 percent this year. (BTC
As bitcoin surged to all-time highs Friday, a key announcement from major U.S.-based digital currency exchange Coinbase could be a driving factor.
Wall Street may not be crazy about bitcoin, but it is intrigued by its use of blockchain technology.
North Korean hackers' attempts to steal bitcoin prove it's time to rein in the cryptocurrency, says Jake Novak.
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman sees more potential in bitcoin and other digital currencies than his counterpart at JPMorgan.
Social Capital's Chamath Palihapitiya was early in both Facebook and bitcoin and continues to back both.
Chamath Palihapitiya shares his views on investing and digital currencies in an exclusive interview for CNBC PRO.
The price of bitcoin rose sharply on Monday, while the stock market dropped. (BTC
JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is at it again, dismissing bitcoin and predicting its collapse. He couldn't be more wrong, says hedge-fund manager Brian Kelly.
Trading among digital currencies is exploding, according to Jens Nordvig, founder and CEO of Exante Data.
JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon has laid into bitcoin and digital currencies once again, labeling it a "novelty" that is likely to end badly. (BTC
Former financial regulator Bart Chilton says if bitcoins wild swings happened on his watch, he wouldve launched an investigation.
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio shares his views on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Tuesday.
Central banks may one day need to issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements, or BIS, said in its latest quarterly review.