Month: June 2019

Shin’ichirio Matsuo is a research scientist in cryptography and information security at Georgetown University and a co-founder of the BSafe.network, a global blockchain research test network used by 25 universities. Since 2015, when bitcoin became an issue for regulators like the state of New York, the regulation of cryptocurrency (the G20 now calls it as
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Last weekend, two privacy coin conferences heralded the future of cryptocurrency governance: the hybrid startup model versus grassroots experimentation. Over 200 people gathered in Croatia for Zcon1, organized by the nonprofit Zcash Foundation, while roughly 75 attendees gathered in Denver for the first Monero Konferenco. These two privacy coins are fundamentally different in a variety
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Constellation Brands – The beer and spirits producer reported adjusted quarterly profit of $2.21 per share, beating the $2.04 a share consensus estimate. Revenue also topped Wall Street forecasts. Nike – Nike reported quarterly earnings of 62 cents per share, 4 cents a share below estimates.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 7.2% this month, notching its best June performance since 1938. The S&P 500 posted its best first half of a year since 1997, soaring 17.3% and reaching an all-time high. Semiconductor ETF (SMH) notched biggest one-month gain since September 2010. Gold surged more than 7% in June, its biggest
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People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase at it’s headquarters in Manhattan, New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Friday: J.P. Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup — Shares surged more than 2% after the Federal Reserve said all major U.S.-based banks passed the central bank’s annual stress
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We’re halfway through the year at this point and while things aren’t looking awesome, they look pretty good. Consumer spending continues to rise, inflation remains low and even the trade war hasn’t seeped into the economy too much. So, why am I looking at seven F-rated stocks to sell for summer? Because all this balances
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Ami Ben David is founder and CEO of institutional digital securities blockchain Ownera, co-founder of SPiCE VC, previously co-founder of Securitize and investor in security token companies.  The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views delivered every Tuesday. Sign up here. Ten years after the invention of
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Norma Butterfield, mother of Slack Technologies CEO Stewart Butterfield, rings a ceremonial bell along with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) President Stacey Cunningham during the Slack direct listing in New York, U.S. June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Casey Stengel once said, “Never make predictions, especially about the future.” If you’re looking to prove
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