Tag: finance

Dec 03 2021

Defiance Launches ETF To Track NFTs & Blockchain Firms

Dec 03 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance nfts

The Metaverse has been a hot topic in late 2021. It’s obvious that investment companies have plans to offer investors access to growth in the virtual world. In a press release issued earlier this month, FinTech Asset Manager Defiance Investments announced the launch of the first NFT-focused Exchange-Trade Fund (ETF), in short - the NFTZ [...] The post Defiance Launches ETF To Track...

Nov 24 2021

Pacific Island Nation of Palau To Launch National Stablecoin Backed By Ripple Tech

Nov 24 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance ripple xrp

On November 23, US-based major cryptocurrency company Ripple made an announcement regarding its new strategic partnership with the Republic of Palau. Specifically, Ripple and the Republic of Palau have teamed up to facilitate the launch of national stablecoin. Palau Makes A Move to Ripple Paula’s national stablecoin looks to be the main focus, along with [...] The post Pacific Island Nation of Palau...

Nov 01 2021

Why I Left The Traditional Finance World For Bitcoin

Bitcoin pleb Austin Herbert discusses why he left the world of traditional finance to embrace Bitcoin and the future of money.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 22 2021

Pacaso: Real Estate Platform to Embrace Bitcoin & Ethereum for Payments

Oct 22 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin btc eth ethereum finance

Pacaso, a fast-growing house co-ownership platform located in the United States, is the latest name to embrace cryptocurrency payments, announcing on October 20 that consumers will be able to buy and sell using token like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The extraordinary price volatility of bitcoin and other digital currencies has produced a cautious attitude in some [...] The post Pacaso: Real Estate Platform to...

Oct 06 2021

Soros-Backed Hedge Fund Cashing Out Of Stocks & Begins Investing In Crypto

Oct 06 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

Crypto has gone mainstream, and is attracting interest from some of the most important investors on the planet. It was just revealed by Dawn Fitzpatrick, who is the CIO of the $27 billion Soros Fund Management family office that the billionaire is buying tokens. To wit, “We own some coins -- not a lot -- [...] The post Soros-Backed Hedge Fund Cashing Out...

Sep 28 2021

Building Institutional-Grade Products For Bitcoin’s Adoption

Philippe Bekhazi of XBTO Group discusses building a large, diversified Bitcoin company.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Aug 23 2021

Deloitte: Banks Should Embrace Their Inevitable Digital Future

Aug 23 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

Deloitte, one of the “Big Four”, surveyed financial leaders as part of its 2021 Global Blockchain Survey, with the results suggesting a transition to digital assets is inevitable. A total of 1,280 executives and practitioners were surveyed as part of the poll between March 242th and April 10th, with a total of 10 locations being [...] The post Deloitte: Banks Should Embrace Their...

Aug 06 2021

Bitcoin Will Bring Financial Literacy To The Masses

Aug 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture finance ideas philosophy

Bitcoin offers the chance for us to truly learn and understand money on a level that people have not yet experienced.Bitcoin will bring about an explosion of financial literacy in the same way that the printing press brought about an explosion of reading literacy in the 1400’s. While it's impossible to calculate the literacy rate...

Jul 23 2021

BlockFi is Planning To Go Public Despite Regulators’ Crackdown

Jul 23 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

As regulators close in, BlockFi continues its plans to go public after a potential $500 million Series E funding round, according to Coindesk’s sources. The cryptocurrency lending platform is currently aiming to go public at some point over the next 18 months, according to the documentation provided to investors on Wednesday 22nd. However, details are [...] The post BlockFi is Planning To Go...

Jul 20 2021

United States Lawmakers Express Concerns On Use Of Digital Yuan at 2020 Olympic Games

Jul 20 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

As China’s Digital Currency development continues to progress, US lawmakers are asking athletes and the Olympic committee to prevent the use of Digital Yuan during the 2022 games. The 3 United States Senators signed a letter urging the committee to ban American athletes from making use of China’s new Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) during [...] The post United States Lawmakers Express Concerns...

Jul 07 2021

Synthetic DeFi Tesla & Apple Shares Exploding in Crypto Market

Jul 07 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi finance

The creation of synthetic assets in the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem has given birth to the creation of synthetic versions of Tesla, Amazon, Apple, and other big stocks, creating doubt on the future of stocks. These synthetic stocks have been seen in projects like Mirror Protocol and Synthetix over the past years, where they mimic [...] The post Synthetic DeFi Tesla & Apple...

Jul 02 2021

ProShares Looks to Launch Blockchain ETF

Jul 02 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

ProShares, the massive ETF company, has opted to offer exposure to cryptos and blockchain via blockchain companies, at least according to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Unlike a pure crypto ETF that would give investors direct exposure to the price of major tokens, the new ProShares ETS would invest in [...] The post ProShares Looks to Launch Blockchain...

Jun 16 2021

Survey: Crypto Will Represent 7% of Hedge Funds Assets By 2026 as Institutional Interest Soars

Jun 16 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  finance

A survey of 100 hedge fund Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) forecasts that hedge funds all around the world will be holding 7.2% of their assets in crypto within 5 years. The results reflect an increasing vote of confidence in cryptocurrencies despite the increasing regulatory pressure and volatility the industry has experienced over the past months. [...] The post Survey: Crypto Will Represent 7%...

May 13 2021

Bitwise’s New ETF Offers Regulated Exposure to Crypto Company Stocks

Each of the included companies must hold “$100 million of liquid crypto assets on their balance sheet.”

May 04 2021

Crypto’s Gender Disparity: What Can Be Done About It? 4 Women Weigh In

May 04 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 crypto finance tech unchained

Crypto's Gender Disparity: What Can Be Done About It? 4 Women Weigh In Crypto sits at the intersection of two male-dominated industries: tech and finance. I was asked to moderate a panel for the Amber Group with four leading women in crypto to discuss the role of gender in the crypto industry and what can be done to bring more women into the...

Apr 20 2021

PWC Report: China Not Ranked First for CBDC Development

Apr 20 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  cbdc china finance pwc

While China is usually referred to as the most advanced country in the world when it comes to the development of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) suggests this isn't the case. PwC has published the first edition of its “PwC Global CBDC Index 2021”, in which it analyses [...] The post PWC Report: China Not Ranked...

Apr 09 2021

Executive Summary: Why Every Fixed Income Investor Needs To Own Bitcoin As Portfolio Insurance

Apr 09 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  credit finance investors markets stocks

Greg Foss takes a deep look at the conditions surrounding the global credit market in this executive summary.It is often said that equities are about emotion, whereas bonds are about reason. Equity investors tend to ask, “How much can I make?” whereas bond investors tend to ask, ”How much can I lose?” Are these types of investors optimists vs. pessimists? No, but...

Apr 02 2021

Michael Jordan’s NFT Investment

Apr 02 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin blackrock blockchain btc crypto

PLUS: Goldman Sachs to offer clients bitcoin! With Bitcoin hovering just below $60k and Ethereum sitting just under $2k, it looks like April could be another bullish month in the crypto industry. In lieu of a typical introduction summarizing the week’s news, I am going to embed a tweet from the @Unchained_pod, the new Twitter handle for all Unchained content. Click the link...

Mar 19 2021

CBDCs Need to Coexist With Cash According to Jerome Powell

Mar 19 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  cbdc finance regulation

The United States Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, referred to Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBD) by stating they would not replace cash but complement it. The remarks took place at a conference hosted by the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures taking in Basel, Switzerland. During the conference, Powell said, “Relevant to today’s topic, one [...] The post CBDCs Need to Coexist With...

Mar 02 2021

Bullish: Citi Claims Bitcoin is “At The Tipping Point” to Become Mainstream

Mar 02 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bitcoin btc citi citi bank finance

Citigroup, one of the big four financial institutions in the United States, has recently published a report titled “Bitcoin: At The Tipping Point” in which the organization claims that cryptocurrencies are ready to become mainstream. The report was officially published on March 1st at a time when companies like Tesla, Paypal, Twitter, and Mastercard have [...] The post Bullish: Citi Claims Bitcoin is...

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