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S&P Global Ratings on cryptocurrency’s contagion risk to banks

A poster for Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions’ film “Much Ado About Nothing.”Jason Kempin/Getty Images S&P Global Ratings: Cryptocurrencies would have “an insignificant effect on global financial stability if its value were to collapse.” “If the value of cryptocurrencies dropped substantially, we expect retail investors would endure most of the impact.” But blockchain technology “could have […]

Moody’s: Bitcoin Volatility (Likely) Won’t Hurt CME’s Risk Rating

Credit rating service Moody’s said Wednesday that it doesn’t believe the launch of bitcoin futures will hurt the creditworthiness of either CME or Cboe. Moody’s published the report earlier today, a move that comes nearly two months after the exchanges first moved to list the derivative products. The 11-page release argues that the combination of risk […]

Bitcoin: JPMorgan warns there’s a fairly high risk sell-off isn’t over

A small toy figure is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency in this illustration picture, December 26, 2017. Reuters/Dado Ruvic Bitcoin is trading down more than 35% since the beginning of 2018.  Technical analysts at JPMorgan see a “fairly high risk” of bitcoin dropping to $4,605 a coin.   Bitcoin has had a […]

Study: Cryptocurrency Market Operates in Landscape of Heightened Risk

The cryptocurrency market may be at the forefront of revolutionizing the financial system –  including money transfers, banking, and investments – but it has come under increased risk by bringing together features that cybercriminals find highly attractive. In its Q4 2017 Cybercrime Report, ThreatMetrix said digital currencies offer opportunities for offenders to engage in fraud, […]

Bitcoin Finds a Bottom as Risk Aversion Grips Global Markets

What’s supposed to be the most volatile asset in the universe is proving to be a bastion of stability compared with wild swings and carnage in global equities this week. Bitcoin clawed its way back from the four-month low of $5,922 it touched on Tuesday, rebounding 53 percent to $9,069. The S&P 500 Index and the […]

BITCOIN NEWS: Deutsche Bank warns bitcoin holds real risk of TOTAL LOSS | World | News

Markus Mueller, global head of investments at Deutsche Bank, said his company could not recommend investing in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, as it was likely to result in significant losses. He told Bloomberg Markets: “We do not recommend it. It’s only for investors who invest speculatively. There is a realistic risk of total loss.” Mr Mueller […]

Cryptocurrency investors risk security issues like theft, loss

Flippov, the private investigator who specializes in cryptocurrencies, said many people say they’ve sent their cryptocurrencies to the wrong address. What really happened is probably more sinister. “The possibility of actually sending the coin to the wrong address is infinitesimal,” she said. “It’s as unlikely to be struck by lightening while being bitten by a […]

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