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Crypto Markets News from John Lothian News – May 16, 2018 Americas,Blockchain,Blog,CryptoMarkets,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Fintech,Tech / HFT

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  Notes from Consensus 2018 – Day 2 By Chuck Mackie – JLN As expected, Day 2 of Coindesk’s Consensus conference lacked some of the energy and fireworks of the first day but it did manage to defy what seems to be a law of nature: fewer people in attendance at the second day of an industry event when compared to the first. In this case, Coindesk announced that total registration ticked up to over 8,500 and it was definitely harder to fight the lines for lunch on the second day compared to the first. Somehow I survived. Beyond that,…

SEC chairman belatedly learned of 2016 agency hack; CurveGlobal trades 1.5 million lots since launch John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff NFA is conducting a survey about its BASIC database. Please click HERE to offer your input. ~JJL JLN spoke with the OCC’s Mark Morrison, the clearinghouse’s chief security officer, about cybersecurity in financial markets. Check it out below. It’s not as though there have been any big headlines drawing attention to the subject matter of late… Oh, wait, what’s that? Deloitte was hit by a hack, too? ~SD LME Week is October 31 to November 3. Look HERE for details. ~JJL Congratulations to CurveGlobal on the [|one year anniversary]] of their launch….

Sandra Ro, CME Group – Financial Services Disruption: the Rise of Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech / HFT,Video

“There is this big debate as to whether bitcoin is a currency or a commodity. I would argue that it is its own category.” Sandra Ro is a veteran in the world of bitcoin and blockchain, which simply means that she has been following the cryptocurrency and its underlying technology for over two years. In this MarketsWiki Education talk, Ro takes us through the nascent world of digital currencies, from the volatility of bitcoin, to the rise of blockchain technology and massive investments being made by venture capitalists, banks and other strategic investors. According to Ro, the next few decades…