Category: Liquidity

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Retail investors would ‘bear the brunt’ of a cryptocurrency market collapse, study says

February 19, 2018


Retail investors would feel the impact of a cryptocurrency market collapse the most, while institutional investors would be better protected against such an event, according to researchers. “At this stage, we think that retail investors would be the first to […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin surges by more than $2,000 in just over a day

February 7, 2018


Bitcoin rose Wednesday morning along with sharp gains in other major cryptocurrencies. The largest digital currency by market capitalization traded 9.5% higher above $8,400 as of 8:12 a.m., EST, according to CoinDesk, whose bitcoin price index tracks prices from four […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin: If currency crashed, plunge would harm its investors but not economy

January 23, 2018


If bitcoin, which skeptics say is a bubble, suffers the same fate as past financial manias, look out below. Fears of a bitcoin crash are growing amid an early-year plunge that has wiped out 50% of the digital currency’s value […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity, Trading

Dollar fall weighs on global stocks; US shut for holiday

January 15, 2018

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets were mostly lower on Monday as the dollar weakened across the board, pinching the outlook for export-driven regions like Europe. The U.S. was due to remain closed for a holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 shed 0.1 […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin ‘fascinating’ because perception of risk and the economy is changing, fund manager says

January 9, 2018


People are pouring money into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies because they are more willing to take risks in a benign economic environment, according to a fund manager. “To me, the big issue in markets is actually we have been in […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin Looks Like it’s Shaking Off its Holiday Hangover

December 26, 2017

Via: Fortune

Bitcoin rallied past $15,000 on Tuesday as traders of the world’s biggest digital currency sought to draw a line under its roller coaster five-day slump. The tokens rose 10 percent to $15,116.50 as of 11:26 a.m. in London, the biggest […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin Could Have This ‘Incredibly Expensive’ Side Effect on the Economy

December 14, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Bitcoin has been on a tear, but could there be a nasty side effect? According to Interactive Brokers founder, chairman and CEO Thomas Peterffy, the aftermath of a bitcoin crash could send the economy into a tailspin. If the new […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

The cryptocurrency market is now worth more than JPMorgan

December 6, 2017


Cryptocurrencies’ total market value edged up to another record high Wednesday, surpassing that of the U.S.’ largest bank. The combined market capitalization of all digital currencies reached an all-time high of more than $370 billion at about 6:50 a.m. London […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin, hitting new records, tops $200 billion in market capitalization

December 5, 2017

Via: Market Watch

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, passed another in a series of rapidly falling milestones on Tuesday. The price of a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +2.78% rose 5.8% on Tuesday, hitting a record of $11,855.73. The […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Bitcoin at $10,000: What the heck is going on?

November 29, 2017

Via: CNN

Forget the Dow’s big rally or booming tech stocks, there’s a much wilder investment story happening. Bitcoin started the year worth less than $1,000. It’s now stormed past $10,000 — a staggering 950% jump. So how does the virtual digital […]