In today's edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover a secret meeting at Nasdaq, a takeover bid for crypto-as-collateral loan platform SALT, Vitalik Buterin's thoughts on the importance of enabling small retail transactions, and why Chinese investors
The bitcoin price is rallying, and this time, it looks like Wall Street has shown up to the party. On Tuesday, bitcoin brief briefly broached the $8,500 threshold on Bitfinex for the first time since mid-May, and while it has since pulled back sev
Tesla's Elon Musk has been tweeting as if he's as high as one of his SpaceX rockets.
The Wall Street Journal continues to counter the liberal mainstream media's anti-Trump-ness with Kimberly Strassel leading the charge, dropping uncomfortable truth-bombs in a forum that is hard for the establishment to shrug off as 'Alt-Right' or '
Wall Street has now truly jumped the shark - the one jockeyed by Jeff Bezos.
In the tit-for-tat trade war, China struck back with tariffs on Soybeans and other items. Trump imposed another $50 billion tariffs on China, as noted yesterday. Today, Beijing Hit Back at the U.S. with tariffs on an equivalent $50 billion of g
With the new economic and trade policy policy commentary coming out of Washington seemingly on a daily basis, along with the much discussed stock correction from February, which was caused by the unwind of the short volatility trade, it's easy to l
This week Jane Street Capital a global proprietary trading firm has announced it has been trading BTC these days. Often referred to as one of Wall Street's most secretive investment companies, Jane Street says if cryptocurrencies continue to rise t
The godfather of gaming is no more: as reported last night, in a (somewhat) surprising development, Steve Wynn, founder and CEO of Wynn Resorts, stepped down amid sex abuse allegations as he found himself "the focus of an avalanche of negative public
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) parent Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has announced it is creating a global cryptocurrency data feed, active by the year's first quarter.
Gary Shilling, a prominent and highly regarded Wall Street financial analyst, recently said in an interview that he doesn't understand Bitcoin and do not intend to invest in "things that are not transparent."
Below we excerpt some of the latest observations from BofA's Michael Hartnett, who nearly a year ago first penned the "Icarus trade" concept - i.e., the final push in the US stock market to its all time highs - and who has been expecting a "blow off
NEW YORK -- Long considered the titans of Wall Street, hedge fund managers have long thrived under a simple premise: They are smarter than the average investor and can produce bigger profits.