Tag: retail investors

Jul 04 2022

Almost a quarter of US investors used loans to buy crypto

A large number of retail investors in the U.S. have taken out loans, often at exorbitant interest rates, to buy cryptocurrencies, and more than half of such investors ended up losing money, according to a recent survey by DebtHammer. DebtHammer surveyed more than 1,500 people in the U.S. to find out about their crypto investing habits and how they affect the already indebted...

Jun 21 2022

Is Coinbase Screwing Their Retail Clients?

Retail clients on Coinbase seem to be at the receiving end of a bad deal with ridiculously high retail fees. A recent interview with Jim Chanos further throws light on this while revealing that retail clients are essentially behind Coinbase's yearly revenue. Coinbase is also touted as the company with the first-mover advantage in the crypto space. This is because the exchange introduced...

May 13 2022

Coinbase Admits Risk To Investor Fund Again, Reiterates Safety

Reiterating the safety of retail investor funds at Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange’s chief financial officer Alesia Haas on Friday said all investor assets are ‘absolutely safe’. She made the comments while speaking to CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin. 'Tail Risk' To Coinbase Investors The CFO was asked if it was possible that the courts could force...

Feb 17 2021

Bitcoin at $50,000 “Unsustainable,” Says JP Morgan

A $50,000 Bitcoin may not last long, according to JP Morgan. JP Morgan Points to Retail Bitcoin's current price level "looks unsustainable," a team of JP Morgan analysts has said. In a...

Feb 04 2021

Amber’s $530 Million Exchange Plans Global Expansion

Amber Group, a Hong Kong-based financial services provider with $530 million assets under management, is expanding its services. Global Expansion Ahead Amber Group has appointed Annabelle Huang as the head of the Global X Center initiative. In a...

Jan 29 2021

Voyager Reports Multiple ‘Service Disruptions’ After Encouraging Users to Trade Dogecoin

Angry users are taking to Twitter, putting the platform in the DOGE house.

Jan 21 2021

Blockchain Bites: Crypto in the Red, BlackRock Green Lights Bitcoin Futures

The world's largest asset manager will allow two of its funds to get into bitcoin futures, as Guggenheim speculates a market pullback in the near term.

Jan 15 2021

wNews: Why the World’s Richest Man Loves Dogecoin

This week's wNews column explores the various ways to measure retail's entry into cryptocurrency, as well as why the world's richest man is so obsessed with Dogecoin. Besides DOGE's...

Jan 14 2021

Some Asian Traders Are Using Polkadot to Predict Bitcoin’s Future

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin bitcoin price bull market china defi

DOT reached its all-time high of $13.22 just six days after bitcoin’s price reached a new all-time high.

Jan 12 2021

Crypto Trading on PayPal Hits All-Time High as Retail Returns

Jan 12 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business paypal retail investors

PayPal's exchange service itBit registered $242 million in daily volume yesterday, its highest ever by a significant margin. PayPal's Crypto Offering in Demand PayPal's crypto service is experiencing its highest usage ever. According to...

Jan 09 2021

Think How Well Bitcoin Would Be Doing if You Could Actually Buy It

Jan 09 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin people retail investors

Bailey Reutzel on the frustrations many newbie investors must be facing right now.

Jan 05 2021

Bitcoin Retail FOMO Brings a Heap of ‘Kimchi Premium’ to S. Korea

Bitcoin's price premiums on South Korean exchanges have returned amid the latest bitcoin bull market.

Dec 29 2020

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Down to $26K but Traders Remain Bullish

Dec 29 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin commodities equities ether ethereum

Bitcoin fell to the $26,000 level after it hit above $28,000 on Sunday, yet markets remain bullish on both retail and institutional interest.

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