Don’t exclude small retail investors yet

2020-07-01

  The Bitcoin community has been juggling multiple reports and speculation in the last few weeks, all concerning the accumulation of BTCs on Grayscale, a development that in the minds of many represents the rise of institutional investors. However, hypnotized by such developments, people tend to forget the market’s relianceRead More →

A Fixed-Income Investor’s Hell | Seeking Alpha

2020-06-28

I have said it often enough. We are in a “Borrower’s Paradise” and a “Fixed-Income Investor’s Hell.” For people and institutions that need yield and a cash-flow you can just about “Forget about it.” With the 10 year Treasury closing at 0.64% on Friday, we find the Bloomberg Treasury Index,Read More →

‘Black Swan’ author says if investors don’t use a ‘tail hedge,’ he recommends ‘not being in the market’—‘We’re facing a huge amount of uncertainty’

2020-06-27

“ ‘If you don’t have a tail hedge, I suggest not being in the market we’re facing a huge amount of uncertainty.’  ” That’s “Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb offering his view on the risks swirling in the market and a growing lack of clarityRead More →

It’s like the Wild West with ‘get-rich-quick crowd’ vs. Wall Street pros, but it’s too easy to blame retail investors for ‘rampant speculation’

2020-06-13

Tales of out-of-work 20- and 30-somethings using coronavirus stimulus checks to scoop up stocks on Wall Street with reckless abandon are coming fast and furious, but the reasons behind the recent fervor for investing is, perhaps, far simpler. MarketWatch has written a bit about the rising influence of retail investorsRead More →

SEC Orders ICO Startup to Return $25.5M to Investors

2020-05-29

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered cryptocurrency firm BitClave to return $25.5 million to investors. In a May 28 announcement, the SEC announced charges against the California-based cryptocurrency startup. The regulator found BitClave to be responsible for selling unregistered securities in its initial coin offering. Chief ofRead More →

Leading Australian Regulated Micro-Investing App Adds Bitcoin Option for Investors

2020-05-28

Popular demand for cryptocurrency has prompted Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz (formerly Acorns) to add a bitcoin investment option. Individual investors can round up their spare change and regularly invest in a bitcoin investment portfolio. Leading Australian Micro-Investing App Now Offers Bitcoin Exposure Australia’s leading micro-investing platform Raiz announced onRead More →