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Bitcoin back above $7,000 has crypto bulls believing in the rally again. To one crypto expert, the leading cryptocurrency's long-term move could be stratospheric. (BTC
His comments came from the Delivering Alpha conference in New York.
Lasry's day job is running the distressed debt investment firm that he helped start, Avenue Capital Group, which has about $9.6 billion in assets under management. (BTC
Citadel's Ken Griffin is not a fan of digital currencies and bitcoin. div > div.group > p:first-child"> "I don't have a single portfolio manager [of mine] who has told me we should buy bitcoin, not a single portfolio manager," he said at the Delivering Alpha Conference in New York on Wednesday. "I have a hard time finding myself wanting to be in a position for being a liquidity provider for a...
Despite a slowdown in growth and trade tensions, there are enormous and stunning opportunities in China, particularly in Fintech, an investment manager said Tuesday.
Union Square Ventures is betting big on crypto but its strategy won't include launching a separate fund, according to a top executive.
After tumbling some 70 percent from its peak, bitcoin is reaching a point where even an authority like Mohamed El-Erian thinks it could be a buy. The chief economic advisor at Allianz, considered one of the most influential financial market thinkers in the world, said Friday that the cryptocurrency would be worth considering if it falls before $5,000.
Ridiculous stunts in the cryptocurrency industry are undermining the companies trying to create something long-lasting.
Blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies, is
New York's Department of Financial Services granted Square a virtual currency license, allowing users of the Cash app in the state to trade bitcoin. (BTC
Shares of Square hit a 52-week high after the announcement that New Yorkers can now trade cryptocurrency on Square's rapidly growing Cash app.
Bitcoin has plunged nearly 30 percent in the last month, and more than 50 percent this year. But Tom Lee of Fundstrat may have just uncovered the reason behind recent weakness - or at least part of it. (BTC
A drop in Google searches for bitcoin has some worried investors are losing interest in the buzzy cryptocurrency. Not bitcoin expert Brian Kelly.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has made it clear that ICOs are securities and that exchanges trading those assets need to register with the agency but one director said he is surprised by the lack self-reporting.
One big financial firm has quietly started trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in the past few years. It's the latest sign that virtual currency markets are moving from the fringe to mainstream, the New York Times reports. (BTC
The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission made it clear Wednesday that the agency won't bend the rules for cryptocurrency when it comes to defining what is or what isn't a security. div > div.group > p:first-child"> "We are not going to do any violence to the traditional definition of a security that has worked for a long time," U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton...
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently said he believes bitcoin will become the single currency worldwide, something that Wozniak hopes will happen.
Blockchain technology could soon revolutionize the global banking industry, according to the chief executives of two major European lenders.
Kristo Kaarmann also said he has no current plans to carry out a public listing of the firm TransferWise.
Will 2019 be the year where bitcoin gets picked up by the masses? Blockchain founders and CEOs weigh in.
Start-up Block.one raised $4 billion, eclipsing all but two of the world's biggest initial public offerings this year, but the product is not live and investors still don't know how the majority of that capital will be used.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller gives a bitcoin doomsday scenario. (BTC
Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech this week that blockchain the technology underlying bitcoin has
The "Futures Now" traders shared their trades on a day when markets moved on President Trump's cancellation of his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and the beginnings of a DOJ crackdown on crypto. Crude prices held above $70 a barrel. div > div.group > p:first-child"> Scott Nations is buying the S&P e-mini futures at 2,705, targeting a move up to 2,750. His stop is at 2,680. Anthony...
One of Wall Street's biggest bitcoin bulls stands by his call for a huge bitcoin rally.
Cryptocurrency-exchange Coinbase soared to $1 billion in revenue as a result of the bitcoin bubble. Now it's spreading bets to dominate a vast crypto economy.
Former head of J.P. Morgan's blockchain arm says major banks like her former employer could get into the cryptocurrency business
Bitcoin dropped about 10 percent this week despite calls that it would rally on the back of major blockchain conference held in New York City. (BTC
Founding member of the Fugees Pras Michel is launching a blockchain-enabled smartphone that lets users earn dividends on every purchase.
The Floating Island Project is a pilot program in partnership with the government of French Polynesia, which will see 300 homes built on an island that runs under its own governance, using a cryptocurrency called Varyon.
Fintech company Circle is introducing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, and it announced a $110 million investment by profitable cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain that brings its value near $3 billion.
Environmental tech start-up Veridium will use IBM's technology to issue and manage carbon credit tokens using blockchain technology.
J.P. Morgan's former head of blockchain Amber Baldet announced a new blockchain start-up called Clovyr on Monday.
CME launched two indexes on Monday for tracking ethereum, spurring speculation the world's largest futures exchange may launch another cryptocurrency futures product soon.
John Nouri, founder of a New Jersey-based car rental, said he was hired to park the luxury vehicles for about five hours Monday morning in midtown Manhattan just outside a major cryptocurrency conference.
An estimated 8,500 are attending CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 this week in New York City, according to Barry Silbert, CEO and and founder of parent company Digital Currency Group.
Instability in exchange rates remains the biggest obstacle toward more widespread cryptocurrency acceptance, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Monday.
HSBC and ING said that the exchange was performed in 24 hours, compared to the five-to-10 days it normally takes through a paper-based system.
Two days after Chris Matta earned a prized promotion at storied investment bank Goldman Sachs, he shocked his bosses. He decided to walk away from it all.
Cryptocurrencies are standing in the way of authorities catching (BTC
Bitcoin prices dropped Monday following criticism from some of the world's most well-known billionaire investors. (BTC
No topic was off limits for the Berkshire Hathaway CEO during a three-hour CNBC exclusive interview from Omaha.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said Monday he would bet against bitcoin if he could.
Bitcoin rallies to nearly $10,000 and can no longer be ignored, says crypto bull Brian Kelly. (BTC
A cryptocurrency project backed by billionaire Stanley Druckenmiller and Federal Reserve chair runner-up Kevin Warsh is looking to rid the market of one massive problem: volatility.
CEO of Japanese online broker, and former Goldman Sachs trader, says cryptocurrencies will catch on, just like derivatives did in the 1980s.
Regulators are looking into whether cryptocurrencies including ether, the second-largest one by market capitalization, should be regulated as securities, according to the Wall Street Journal. (ETH
The Securities and Exchange Commission is still worried about ICOs, but the agency is not looking to ban them and remains open to a legal avenue for more crypto investments.
Bitcoin rose to its highest level in more than a month as the broader financial markets sold off Tuesday. (BTC
Gary Gensler, who once led the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has joined M.I.T., where he is warning about potential problems for virtual currencies, the New York Times reports.