Bitcoin Regulation and the latest Government Shutdown

Jan 22, 2018 / protecting investors

Bloomberg recently reported that federal regulators who regulate Bitcoin futures trading (U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission) said it would keep tabs on Bitcoin futures trading and other markets during a government shutdown, even though it would be forced to halt many other normal activities.   What is noteworthy to us is that the regulators felt like they needed to keep monitoring this market during the shutdown (albeit through a skeleton crew); likely […]

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Bitcoin Bubble Bursting? Price Plummets Towards 50% in Losses

Jan 18, 2018 / Cybersecurity

Bitcoin’s price on one popular exchange, Coinbase, cascaded downward yesterday — dropping nearly 50% in one month from its earlier price of nearly $19,000 in mid-December of 2017, before slightly rebounding to about 35% of its mid-December value. The rapid decline has led some to wonder whether the Bitcoin bubble is finally bursting, or if the downward turn is simply a market correction reflecting Bitcoin’s equilibrium price (the price where […]

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Our Take on Federal Fiduciary Rule

Jan 10, 2018 / News

Chris Vernon discusses the Fiduciary Rule that has been in and out of the news lately. It is important that investment professionals have a duty to act in the best interest of their clients.

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