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Crypto Could Still Be ‘Global Currency of Future’: Nasdaq CEO

Adena Friedman, Nasdaq President and CEO, speaks at the Sandler O’Neill + Partners Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference in New York, U.S., June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By CCN.com: On route to Davos, Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman says 2019 will be a year of disruption and innovation. Cryptocurrencies could still be a global currency if the “tremendous demonstration… Read More »

Nasdaq CEO: Crypto Could Still Become ‘a Global Currency of the Future’

Adena Friedman, president and CEO of Nasdaq Inc., says that cryptocurrency “deserves an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy,” in a post on LinkedIn, published Jan. 20. Writing ahead of her appearance at the World Economic Forum at Davos this week — the opening day of which is today, Jan. 22 — Friedman stated that… Read More »

VanEck to Nasdaq: Bitcoin Market Structure Expected to Improve in 2019

Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency market will grow slowly and steadily in 2019, Gabor Gurbacs told Nasdaq.The chief digital asset strategist at VanEck, a New York-based investment giant, said that investors would be more comfortable while investing in digital assets. Development in custody and surveillance programs, he added, would bring due diligence to the cryptocurrency industry.… Read More »

Dow Jumps 145 Points as Markets Shrug off Brexit Blunder

The Dow popped on Wednesday as the markets shrugged off Britain’s Brexit blunder. | Source: Shutterstock U.S. stocks extended gains after the bell on Monday, as investors shrugged off Theresa May’s Brexit blunder and shifted their focus to corporate earnings season. Dow in the Green All of Wall Street’s major indexes traded sharply higher in the early morning.… Read More »

You Can Now Buy Tokenized Apple Shares With Bitcoin and Ethereum

A Belarus-based startup has launched a tokenized securities trading platform enabling investors to buy into traditional markets with bitcoin and ethereum. Tokenized Securities Blockchain tech company Currency.com has announced the launch of its trading platform for tokenized securities. The Belarus-based platform is intended to enable investors to trade and invest in common financial instruments such as equities, commodities,… Read More »

Stocks Recover: Nasdaq Cracks 7,000 as China Pledges More Stimulus

U.S. stocks broke out Tuesday morning, led by a sharp recovery in the tech-heavy Nasdaq after China pledged more stimulus measures to help reverse a moribund economy. Stocks Rise, Nasdaq Hits Milestone Wall Street’s major indexes were back on solid footing Tuesday morning after posting their first back-to-back losses of the year. The broad S&P 500 Index jumped… Read More »

European Blockchain Startup Launches Trading in Tokenized Securities

Belarus-based blockchain startup Currency.com has launched a trading platform for tokenized securities. The firm announced Tuesday that the platform would allow investors to directly trade and invest in financial instruments using the cryptocurrencies bitcoin or ethereum, without first converting to fiat. The platform will initially host over 150 tokenized securities, tracking the underlying market price of financial instruments… Read More »

Poised for a Comeback? Dow Jones Pares Losses after President Trump Predicts New Trade Deal with China

U.S. stocks pared losses Monday morning after President Donald Trump predicted the United States would soon reach a comprehensive trade deal with China. Stocks Bounce Off Lows The Dow Jones Industrial Average embarked on an intraday recovery after President Donald Trump expressed optimism over the state of US-China trade discussions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by as… Read More »