Opinion

The Death of Blockchain (Hype)

As we turn the calendar over, the hype machine surrounding the blockchain industry is still strong. Anthony hopes that it will meet an untimely demise in 2019.

Replicating Traditional Financial Markets

As strides are being made to encourage greater institutional participation in the trading of cryptocurrencies, Wei-Shen ponders whether the crypto space will end up looking exactly like the traditional financial ecosystem.

We, the Laggards

While Anthony understands why banks are desperate to get in on the alternative data oil rush, he thinks that ultimately, they’re going to be disappointed.

The End of Privacy

As cybersecurity issues become more daunting, and as vendors collect more of our personal information, Anthony says we will need Congress to take more of an active role in protecting citizens’ information, even as they willingly give it away.

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