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Investment Bank (RBC) Analyst Still Expecting Crypto Market Cap of $10 Trillion in 10-15 Years

Investment Bank (RBC) Analyst Still Expecting Crypto Market Cap of $10 Trillion in 10-15 Years

On Wednesday (5 September 2018), Mitch Steves, a research analyst at global investment bank RBC Capital Markets, said in an interview with CNBC’s Fast Money that despite Goldman Sachs’ decision to postpone running a crypto trading desk, he still maintained his forecast that the crypto space could be worth $10 trillion in 15 years. According to a CNBC report on Steves’ appearance on Fast […]

Bitcoin Drops to $6,900 After Mysterious Whale Moves Over $100 Million To Crypto Exchanges

Bitcoin Drops to $6,900 After Mysterious Whale Moves Over $100 Million To Crypto Exchanges

Bitcoin has recently seen its price drop to little over $6,900 after it lost over $400 in only 90 minutes. The flagship cryptocurrency’s plunge notably comes shortly after a whale associated with the now-defunct Silk Road marketplace moved thousands of BTC to crypto exchanges. As CryptoGlobe reported, a bitcoiner that had been dormant since March 9, […]

Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Weighing a Crypto Custody Service

Goldman Sachs Is Reportedly Weighing a Crypto Custody Service

Having launched bitcoin futures trading in May, Goldman Sachs is now pondering the launch of a cryptocurrency custody service, according to Bloomberg. In a report published Monday, the news service cites anonymous sources as saying that the investment bank is mulling the creation of a secure storage service aimed at crypto funds to help protect them against the risk […]

Bloomberg: Goldman Sachs Plans ‘Crypto Custody’ Offering, Despite Bleak Market Predictions

Bloomberg: Goldman Sachs Plans ‘Crypto Custody’ Offering, Despite Bleak Market Predictions

Goldman Sachs plans to “offer [clients] custody for crypto funds,” insider sources told Bloomberg August 6, as the investment bank says it remains “undecided” on its cryptocurrency plans. As the publication reports, Goldman, which in May first hinted it would trade Bitcoin futures, now aims to offer various products linked to digital assets “in response to client interest.” “In response to […]

Institutional Investors and Fintech: Will Wall Street Go Head-First Into Crypto?

Institutional Investors and Fintech: Will Wall Street Go Head-First Into Crypto?

Following a breakout year for cryptocurrencies, 2018 has been extremely challenging — to say the least. With Bitcoin and numerous altcoins hitting all time highs in December, a sobering market correction followed and the markets have only started to settle midway through this year. There have been many reasons for the cryptocurrency markets being battered by bearish sentiments across the board. […]

SEC Could Approve Bitcoin ETF 18 Month Away – Says Crescent Crypto’s CEO

SEC Could Approve Bitcoin ETF 18 Month Away – Says Crescent Crypto’s CEO

Ali Hassan, co-founder, and CEO of Crescent Crypto Asset Management was interviewed by Bloomberg Markets. Upon being asked about Bitcoin ETF, Hassan was very candid in mentioning that there is a possibility of SEC approving the Bitcoin-only ETF in the next 18 months. Investor Protection a key hurdle for SEC clearance According to Hasaan, the […]

Goldman Sachs Explore Crypto Trades, Can’t Rule It Out Having a Future in Finance

Goldman Sachs Explore Crypto Trades, Can’t Rule It Out Having a Future in Finance

Speaking at an event, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein talked about Bitcoin in an optimistic light, saying that although he doesn’t own any, he can’t rule out the cryptocurrency having a future in the world of finance. In other Goldman news, COO David Solomon has said that the firm is exploring alternative cryptocurrency trades beyond the […]

Reports: Investment Giant Fidelity Issues Job Offers for Crypto Exchange Devs

Reports: Investment Giant Fidelity Issues Job Offers for Crypto Exchange Devs

US investment giant Fidelity Investments is hiring developers to build a cryptocurrency exchange, reports claim June 6 citing internal correspondence. Fidelity, with its $2.45 trln under management, has allowed clients to hold Bitcoin alongside traditional assets, and is now reportedly circulating job offers related to building a “digital asset exchange.” Specifically, executives notified employees the firm is looking for a DevOps System Engineer “to help engineer, […]

Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Announces Cryptocurrency Version of US Dollar

Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Announces Cryptocurrency Version of US Dollar

Goldman Sachs-backed payment company Circle has announced that it is introducing a cryptocurrency version of the U.S. dollar. Circle’s Digital Coin Aims to Solve Volatility In an announcement today, the fintech startup revealed that a new digital currency would be pegged to the U.S. dollar, known as Circle USDC (USD Coin). According to the company, the invention […]