Digital Assets

Digital assets are about more than just Bitcoin. The global adoption of blockchain, expansion of cross-border payments, new investment vehicles tied to intellectual property, and more, could one day establish a global market of digitized assets worth $50 trillion. This channel provides access to the latest developments, opportunities, risks, and thought leaders in the growing Digital Assets space.

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Digital Assets: Ray Dalio – Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are Good; Gold is Best

Ray Dalio, a long time bitcoin sceptic, again panned the cryptocurrency at Davos. Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are good; Gold is Best, he said.

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Digital Assets: Ray Dalio – Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are Good; Gold is Best
January 24, 2020

Ray Dalio, a long time bitcoin sceptic, again panned the cryptocurrency at Davos. Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are good; Gold is Best, he said.

Digital Assets: Square Granted US Patent For New Currency Exchange Network Including Cryptos
January 24, 2020

Payments processor Square won the US patent number 10,540,639 titled “cryptocurrency payment network” for a new network that could seamlessly process crypto-to-fiat transactions and the reverse. The transactions would occur…

Digital Assets: UAE a Flag-bearer for Blockchain Technology Deployment
January 21, 2020

The UAE is a Flag-bearer for Blockchain Technology Deployment. A joint white paper has been issued by the World Economic Forum and the United Arab Emirates’ Centre For The Fourth…

Digital Assets: Bitwise/ETF Trends 2020 Survey – 65% Advisors Want to Buy Bitcoin in an ETF
January 20, 2020

The Bitwise / ETF Trends 2020 Benchmark Survey of Financial Advisor Attitudes Toward Cryptoassets gives useful insight into what advisors are thinking about Bitcoin and cryptos going into 2020. ETFs…

Digital Assets: The Digital Dollar Foundation and Accenture Launch the Digital Dollar Project
January 17, 2020

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), along with Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, have joined hands with Accenture on the digital dollar, or US…

Digital Assets: In Reforms Push, China Mulling Rules for New Digital Banks, Including by Foreigners
January 17, 2020

China is working on guidelines for the establishment of online-only banks. Chinese regulators are pushing for the establishment of new, 100% digital banks to reduce risk in the country’s financial…

Digital Assets: “Its Utility Will Drive The Value of Bitcoin, Not Speculation,” Says Bitcoin Jesus
January 16, 2020

Roger Ver, nicknamed Bitcoin Jesus for his championship of the digital currency, says BTC is now a pyramid scheme. Speaking to BlockTV, Ver said the sole argument in favor of…

Digital Assets: Fidelity Digital Assets UK To Provide Bitcoin Custody Services to European Fund
January 15, 2020

The UK-regulated Nickel Digital Asset Management announced Tuesday it’s launch of the Nickel Digital Gold Institutional Fund, its second cryptocurrency offering. The digital assets of the fund will be secured…

Digital Assets: Two Blockchain Devices That Pressed The Right Buttons at CES 2020
January 15, 2020

Device security fanatics will welcome the blockchain based phone and camera. CES 2020 did – with innovation awards. The Consumer Electroncis Show (CES) 2020 at Las Vegas honoured the Blok…

Digital Assets: CME Options on Bitcoin Futures Now Trading
January 14, 2020

CME commenced trading in Bitcoin options on Monday. On the first day of trading, Bitcoin options worth $2.19 million traded on CME. This was ahead of the volume of $1.15…