JPMorgan ‘pulled a rug out from underneath’ its competitors, and now they’re all feeling the pain (JPM)

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Stock research firms are getting battered so far in 2018, with revenues declining substantially. Part of the blame is new European regulatory reform, which were widely expected to constrict research budgets. But JPMorgan Chase deserves some of the blame as well for conducting a multi-front attack on sell-side research industry that “pulled a rug out […]

Google Cloud is experimenting with blockchains — and it could make us think totally differently the technology (GOOGL)

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Google has several times that are exploring potential uses for blockchain technology. It’s not clear if or how Google will use the technology, but Brian Behlendorf, an expert on the technology, think the company will offer a blockchain product through its Google Cloud service. Blockchains are designed to be decentralized, but one that’s linked to […]

Blockchain isn’t the only tech behind Bitcoin

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At the Blockchain Africa Conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa, prominent bitcoin and security expert Andreas Antonopoulos criticized banks and technology firms for treating the term “blockchain” as interchangeable with public blockchain … Read Full Story The post Blockchain isn’t the only tech behind Bitcoin appeared first on ForexTV. from ForexTV https://ift.tt/2J4EjKR

The stock research business is getting battered in 2018 — and it’s especially bleak for one type of firm

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Equity research firms have seen revenue slashed in 2018, with some experiencing drops of as much as 60%. The catalyst for the decline is sweeping European financial reform that went into effect January 3. Though the rules originated in Europe, they’re having a global impact. For global banks, where research isn’t a profit center, falling […]

Bitcoin Testing Its February Low Of $6,600

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Bitcoin continues its price slide since its December 16 peak last year at just under $20,000. From December to early February it fell to around $6,600 then rebounded to $11,500 in early March. Since then it has been on a steady decline and is now testing … Read Full Story The post Bitcoin Testing Its […]