Goldman Sachs to Invest Millions into Crypto

The Death Star of global finance is starting to have a good feeling about crypto…even if no one else does. Goldman Sachs plans to spend tens of millions buying or investing in crypto companies, Reuters reported Tuesday. The FTX implosion…

Old Money Trading Strategies Are Permeating The Young Crypto Market

As the record-breaking crypto rally marches on, Wall Street is drawing on tried-and-true trading strategies – from price arbitrage to futures trading and options writing – to profit from the burgeoning popularity of virtual currency. And firms big and small…


Greenback Bets Shift from Drop to Drip

At the outset of the year, many investors predicted the greenback (or U.S. Dollar) would slide downward in 2021 with global growth outpacing the domestic recovery. In actuality — and much to the chagrin of currency traders who feed off…


Berkshire Rebounds, Slams Robinhood, SPACs and Bitcoin at AGM

It was classified as an annual general meeting, but what happened when Berkshire Hathaway shareholders got together Saturday doubled as a roast. Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett and his deputy, Charlie Munger, delivered withering broadsides at three of the biggest trends…


A Record IPO Year Continues As The High-Profile Listings Keep Coming

The stack of S-1 forms piling up on SEC desks is getting rather tall… Stock market listings have already hit a record pace this year, with deal numbers and proceeds hitting their highest levels in at least two decades. And…


Facebook, China Backing New Digital Currencies

One is the poster child of Silicon Valley capitalism. The other is the world’s biggest communist state. Facebook and China couldn’t be more different, and both are ready to upend global fintech with their own digital currencies. A Sort of…

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Coinbase Takes Crypto Mainstream

It was one of the most hotly anticipated debuts in years. Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, which operates the largest bitcoin exchange in the U.S., became the first major cryptocurrency company to go public in America on Wednesday. Did it ever deliver….


Chew on This: Goldman Sachs Backs GumGum’s AdTech with $75 Million

You’re about to get way harder to track on the internet, and for some in the $400 billion digital ad industry that’s a nightmare. For Goldman Sachs, it’s just another opportunity. The investing giant is putting $75 million into GumGum,…


Cybersecurity Firm Darktrace Looks To Revitalize London’s IPO Market

Founded in 2013 by former intelligence agents and Cambridge-based mathematicians, Darktrace may sound more like a Jason Bourne sequel than a publicly traded company. On Monday the cyber-security firm went into the opposite of stealth mode, announcing an IPO on…


Leverage is the Name Of The Game

Over the last two weeks, financial markets have grappled with the fallout from Archegos Capital, the over-levered family office which managed to lose a reported $8 billion in ten days. New data from FINRA, the regulatory body which manages markets,…


From Topps to Bottom: Baseball Card Maker Goes Public as NFT Craze Stalls

Topps — best known for its baseball cards and Bazooka Joe gum — on Tuesday became the latest company to go public through an SPAC merger, with a $1.3 billion valuation. And you could say it’s trending twice, because Topps…

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