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Robinhood Launches New Premium Trading Features
Robinhood on Wednesday announced the rollout of several new features to its premium Robinhood Gold offering, including Level 2 market data and research from the Morningstar analyst team. What To Know For a price of $5 per month, eligible Robinhood Gold members now get access to margin investing, larger instant deposits, and $1,000 of interest-free deposits. In addition, Robinhood Gold
Video: Nexyst Co-Founder Dimitri Sogoloff at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – played host to a multitude of noteworthy speakers, including Nexyst co-founder Dimitri Sogoloff. Sogoloff, a former fund manager, shared his thoughts on the current digital asset market and showed the crowd the crowd the ins and outs of making a nuanced investment, from due diligence all the way to
CBOE To Discontinue Bitcoin Futures Trading
CBOE Global Markets announced last week that it does not intend to list additional XBT futures contracts for trading, according to The Wall Street Journal. What Happened XBT is the symbol for bitcoin futures listed by CBOE. Monthly futures contracts expire every month; since CBOE will not list new futures going forward, the market will wind down with the expiration
Video: Dušan Stojanović at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – brought together more than 4,000 people from across the globe to network and explore the various developments in the ever-advancing world of blockchain technology. Among the event’s many, notable speakers was Dušan Stojanović, founder of the international early-stage venture capital firm True Global Ventures. Stojanović shared his thoughts on
Video: SWIFT’s Lisa O’Connor on the Company’s DLT Dreams Plus a Panel on the Practical Applications of Blockchain in Finance
Hosted by the NexChange Group, the 2019 Hong Kong Blockchain Week gathered over 4,000 attendees and more than 175 speakers from around the globe to explore the latest in the ever-evolving world of blockchain. Among the event’s array of noteworthy speakers was SWIFT Managing Director Lisa O’Connor. O’Connor opened the kimono on what SWIFT plans to do through DLT and
Video: CNBC Crypto Trader’s Ran Neuner at Hong Kong Blockchain Week
Hong Kong’s largest blockchain event – Hong Kong Blockchain Week – opened its doors to an over 4000-strong crowd last week and among those there to capture some of the hustle and bustle was Onchain Capital founder and CNBC Crypto Trader host Ran Neuner. Neuner, who moderated a panel on practical blockchain applications for the global and Asian financial industry,
Male And Female Entrepreneurs In Startups
Men still dominate the UK startup landscape, with 80.6% of companies launched between 2000-2018 being founded by men ernestoeslava / Pixabay It’s safe to say that the UK’s startup scene has always been largely a Y-chromosome dominated space. Over the past few years, the UK government and independent bodies have increasingly made efforts to level the playing fields between male
Ping An Seeks to Float $8 Billion Fintech Unit in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. Chinese insurance juggernaut Ping An is warming up for a blockbuster IPO in Hong Kong, writes Bloomberg: Ping An Insurance (Group) Co., China’s largest insurer by market value, is gearing up for an initial public offering of its OneConnect unit that could
Securitize Teams up With Hong Kong’s C Block Capital to Expand Its Footprint in Asia
Hong Kong Blockchain Week is happening March 4-8, 2019. Click here to meet 3,000 plus blockchain industry leaders. In an effort to expand its global footprint, blockchain startup Securitize announced a partnership with Hong Kong-based VC C Block Capital, writes Securities.io. The partnership sees C Block Capital providing Mainland-based companies access to the digital securities platform provider, while Securitize benefits
JPMorgan Becomes First U.S. Bank to Issue its Own Cryptocurrency
Of all the financial institutions one might guess would become the first U.S. bank to issue its own digital coin, it's safe to assume that JPMorgan Chase would not be the first choice. After all, CEO Jamie Dimon has famously called bitcoin "a fraud" and then doubled down on his criticisms by declaring "these crypto things are kind of a