It’s now ten years since renowned Silicon Valley VC Marc Andreessen stated that software is eating the world, and its appetite remains as insatiable as ever.
“We have seen a sharp increase in trading volumes related to an increase in volatility”, said FX Open’s Natalia Zakharova.
Cryptocurrency investors have experienced one market crash in April and another one in June, which leaves some anxious when the overall market is on the red.
Once Ethereum’s upgrade (ETH2) goes live, the US regulator might be inclined to clarify the blockchain network’s status in order to be more coherent with its own legal arguments in the SEC v. Ripple case.
Historians will come to study the case of Tesla when they look at the rise of global financial democracy. They will identify this rise in electric car stocks as a key moment in the new world order.
The situation with licensing in Forex has drastically changed over the last five years: above all, new regulations hit the ability of unlicensed companies to accept payments, thus creating a significant obstacle for their operation
It is best that you implement them together consistently. FXOpen wishes you good luck in your trading!
Although June finished off calmer than some of the market excitement in the middle of the month may have led us to expect, inflation was still a nagging concern for investors
Trading the markets is a business. It is no wonder that the ones that see it as gambling are willing to trade against the house, but retail traders that want results, they must act like professionals.
“When we think about a cryptoasset as being a security what we’re doing is we’re saying it’s being sold as part of an investment contract.”
The cryptocurrency market took a beating this month with a sea of red dominating price movements. After such a sustained rise in prices since December, a correction was due
The Archegos story sounds awfully familiar to anyone in the financial industry
Before Friday, March 26th, few had heard of Archegos Capital Management, an investment vehicle owned by Bill Hwang, a former hedge-fund trader with a volatile risk-taking past. Archegos had emerged as the entity behind the huge sale of at least $20bn worth of shares, which shocked the stock markets on an otherwise unremarkable Friday and has left at least two global banks – Credit Suisse and Nomura – facing multi-billion-dollar losses.
If anything has demonstrated the cracks… or rather gaping holes.. in the risk management procedures of the Tier 1 FX interbank dealers recently, it has been the debacle surrounding the now notorious Archegos hedge fund.
It is unclear if Ripple is addressing central banks with its white paper as a way to put pressure on the ongoing legal battle with the SEC. Either way, central banks may also hesitate to work with Ripple at this particular time.
The phenomenon of day-traders piling into no-fee, mobile-native venues in unprecedented volumes to buy stocks and call options in GameStop and other heavily short-sold companies reverberated throughout financial markets in the last week of January. The snowballing demand created massive share price volatility and huge collateral requirements, restricting retail investors’ access to trades as momentum was reaching its peak
Salvatore Buccellato is an FX industry veteran who recently took on Chief Executive Officer’s role at Delkos Research. The company provides various customer behaviour analytics tools to help brokers maximize customer retention, revenue and increase client lifetime value. We spoke with Salvatore about the company’s recently launched RAZR product, which enables firms to adopt an effective client engagement strategy.
Ilan Azbel, CEO and Founder of Autochartist, has over 20 years of experience in technology, 15 years in the financial markets and an academic background in mathematics, computer science and engineering.
Yesterday we saw further volatile trading in GameStop shares. Whether this is the start of another rally or just day traders ‘shaking the tree’, time will tell. But what is clear is that this new trading type won’t just go away.