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“It’s A Vicious Cycle”: Goldman Abandons Equity Options Market-Making As Vol Collapses

October is historically the most volatile month of the year, but in 2017 – the average volatility of US equity markets dropped to an all-time record low…   … And you know something’s wrong when, just like in early 2007 when the crash in vol killed the swaptions industry – just before all hell broke […]

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Two Companies File for Blockchain ETFs

Finance Two companies have filed to launch blockchain tracking exchange-traded funds (ETFs) late last week, sparking a new derivative market pertaining to distributed ledger technology. On Thursday, Amplify Investments LLC filed for the Amplify Blockchain Leaders ETF, and Reality Shares filed for the Nasdaq Blockchain Economy ETF. Also Read: Bank of America Bullish on Bitcoin ETFs, […]

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Goldman Sachs CEO Confirms Bitcoin Can’t Be Dismissed – The Merkle

Banks and other financial institutions have opposed cryptocurrency for quite some time now. Major entities including Goldman Sachs have remained wary of Bitcoin, even though that situation is slowly changing. In fact, the CEO of Goldman Sachs recently acknowledged there is no reason to dismiss Bitcoin whatsoever. This sudden change of heart comes at an interesting time, to […]

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Coinomi Fully Integrates Bitcoin Gold but no one can use it Right now

Bitcoin Gold has been an interesting concept so far. After launching nearly two weeks ago, virtually no one has any BTG these days. Coinomi finalized their integration for this new airdrop last night. It is still impossible to claim one’s BTG balance since the main net isn’t operational yet. It is evident there are still […]

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New Björk Album Can Be Purchased With Four Different Cryptocurrencies – The Merkle

Content creation and cryptocurrency payments go hand in hand these days. There are many reasons for content creators to be exploring this opportunity. Up until now, very few celebrities have tried their hand at experimenting with Bitcoin or altcoins. Björk, one of the biggest artists of the past few decades, is doing exactly that. Her […]

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Decred Will Receive Lightning Network Upgrade by Late November – The Merkle

Lightning Network technology will introduce a completely new era for cryptocurrency in general. Most people associate this technology with Bitcoin, although Litecoin will have its own version of the Lightning Network as well. As it turns out, Decred’s developers have been working on a similar solution. In fact, any cryptocurrency with SegWit activated on the mainnet […]

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