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ICOs Pose ‘Serious Risks’ for Retail Investors Due to Lack of Oversight

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman recently claimed that initial coin offerings (ICOs) pose “serious risks” for retail investors, CNBC reports June 20. Speaking at the Future of Fintech conference in New York on Wednesday, Friedman expressed “real concern” about ICO projects, saying that they can seriously defraud retail investors. Friedman said this is mostly the result of insufficient public information, as ...

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ICOs ‘Taking Advantage’ of Retail Investors: Nasdaq CEO

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) may provide early-stage startups with an effective way to raise capital and build a dedicated base of followers, but the head of one of the world’s largest stock exchanges believes that they’re harmful to retail investors. Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman levied this criticism on Wednesday at the Future of Fintech conference in New York, arguing that ...

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15% of Metropolitan Bank’s Deposits are Owned by Cryptocurrency Investors

Metropolitan Bank, a commercial bank based in New York, has revealed that more than 15 percent of the bank’s deposits are made by cryptocurrency investors and clients, and that the bank is willing to continue its support for digital asset traders. In an interview with Leigh Cuen of Coindesk, Metropolitan Bank CTO Nick Rosenberg said: “We’re certainly very interested in ...

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Investors Turn Bullish as Cryptocurrency Market adds $12 Billion 24 Hours$12 Billion Added to Cryptocurrency Market in 24 Hours, Investors Bullish

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market added $12 billion, as major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash experienced a short-term corrective rally. Breathing Room, But Not Entirely Optimistic The Bitcoin price rebounded from $6,300 to $6,700, breaking a descending trendline since May 3, when BTC ...

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Two Major Russian Banks to Offer Crypto-Based Fund for Retail Investors

Two of Russia’s largest banks are testing cryptocurrency-based investment options for retail investors, local news media out Kommersant reported June 15. As part of the Russian central bank’s ‘regulatory sandbox,’ Sberbank and Alfa-Bank opted to begin experimenting with products based on so-called “digital financial assets” at a meeting last Wednesday, according to the publication. Those assets will in fact take ...

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Former BlackRock Exec Explains Why Institutional Investors Not in Crypto Yet

A professional investor, who has worked at BlackRock, explained the main reasons why institutional investors are watching the crypto market but not yet getting involved. Speaking in London Tech Week he said that regulatory uncertainty, volatility and lack of education are the main obstacles. Where is the Smart Money? Adam Grimsley, co founder of Prime Factor Capital, said that although ...

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Investors Concerned About Dozens of New Crypto Exchanges in Korea as Hacks Emerge

This week, Hankyung, a major mainstream media outlet in South Korea, reported that dozens of new cryptocurrency exchanges are set to launch in the country in the next few months with a primary focus on integrating new digital assets. Integration First, Security Second Over the past three months, Huobi Korea, Cashierest, Coincom, Coinworld, UIOEX, Genix, Daybit, OKCoin Korea, Allbit, and ...

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Experts Say Tax Office on ‘Warpath’ Against Crypto Investors

Australian tax experts have confirmed that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is cracking down on cryptocurrency investors this year, local news outlet The New Daily reports Friday, June 15. The ATO had said in early March that they would be using a combination of data matching and “100-point identification checks” to find crypto investors this tax season, as well as ...

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Coinbase Launches Index Fund for Large Investors

Get exclusive fiat and cryptocurrency analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Click here now! Coinbase has officially launched its new cryptocurrency index fund, a product specifically catered to large investors, enabling access to all five cryptocurrencies listed on the platform. Launched on Wednesday, Coinbase said it had received ‘overwhelming interest’ from investors ever since its original announcement confirming ...

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Crypto News Platform Aims to Provide the Most Objective Information and Evaluation for Investors

A “value discovery” platform  for blockchain and cryptocurrencies, aided by a unique AI algorithm, plans to help investors make the best choices available to them in real-time, whilst avoiding dangerous mistakes. Beenews (BKBT) is based on Meta-graph Chain, a public blockchain system which includes the smart contract system. The team says that currently there are four issues for traders looking ...

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