• Fidelity Digital Assets addresses Bitcoin’s critics
    Bitcoin,  Commentary,  Education

    Fidelity Digital Assets addresses Bitcoin’s critics

    With Bitcoin’s price soaring along with mainstream interest from hedge fund legends and PayPal alike, FDA Research Director Ria Bhutoria takes on six main criticisms of the first cryptocurrency

    In a Nov. 13 blog post, Bhutoria said that while the conversation is not new, the rapidly growing interest in the main cryptocurrency by mainstream investors and retail-focused payment processors alike, it’s time for an update.

  • North America loves Bitcoin
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin

    North America ‘disproportionately favors’ Bitcoin compared with rest of world

    Revealing new data from Chainalysis suggests that investors in the U.S. and Canada have little interest in altcoins and stablecoins

    In a preview of its upcoming Geography of Cryptocurrency Report, the company revealed that investors in the U.S. and Canada “disproportionately favor” Bitcoin. The world’s biggest cryptocurrency accounts for 72% of all transaction volume on the continent—considerably more than China, Japan, South Korea, and the rest of East Asia at 61%.

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    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin an ‘aspirational store of value,’ says Fidelity Digital Assets

    A new report says the coronavirus pandemic could make BTC more appealing in the short-term—and long-term, millennials are much more likely to pick crypto over gold

    Fidelity Digital Assets' director of research, Ria Bhutoria, said many investors believe that the world’s biggest cryptocurrency has the properties of a store of value—but this is yet to be widely accepted.

  • CAIS and Galaxy Digital partnership
    Cryptocurrencies,  Education

    Galaxy Digital to school financial advisors on digital assets

    Some advisors struggle to answer clients’ questions about cryptocurrencies and blockchain authoritatively. A new partnership between investment platform CAIS and the crypto merchant bank wants to help

    Some advisors struggle to answer clients’ questions about cryptocurrencies and blockchain authoritatively. A new partnership between investment platform CAIS and the crypto merchant bank wants to help