Trading on Sentiment: How Crypto Hedge Funds Can Use AI to Achieve Alpha

Trading on Sentiment: How Crypto Hedge Funds Can Use AI to Achieve Alpha

As Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller put it, “Bitcoin is a social phenomenon.” Rumors, fear, and hype all play an enormous role in influencing the price of cryptocurrency, but these things are not so easy to identify on a chart. While many institutional traders use technical analysis to gain insights into price action, to ignore…

Under Fire from the SEC, Kik’s Crypto Project is Going to War

Under Fire from the SEC, Kik’s Crypto Project is Going to War

Canadian messaging app company Kik Interactive Inc. is planning to take the SEC to court over a potential enforcement action against Kik’s 2017 initial coin offering (ICO) of the Waterloo, Ontario-based tech company’s proprietary cryptocurrency, Kin. A Kik representative told CCN the stakes are high for the entire cryptocurrency industry: We are unsure of how…

Crypto Payments Firm CEO: Hacks, Scams, and Volatility Discourage Mass Adoption

Crypto Payments Firm CEO: Hacks, Scams, and Volatility Discourage Mass Adoption

AtomicPay’s CEO believes that scams and volatility are the primary things holding back public mass adoption of cryptocurrencies. The Thailand-based company is a non-custodial crypto payment processor. They are one of the few crypto payment processors that facilitates payments for multiple cryptos without holding merchant funds in escrow and charging a fee before releasing funds.…

Opinion: Bill Gates and Elon Musk Should Be Forced to Pay More in Taxes

Opinion: Bill Gates and Elon Musk Should Be Forced to Pay More in Taxes

Wealth equality has always been one of the major global macroeconomic objectives with various initiatives being recommended and employed by governments and multinational organizations to lessen the gap between the rich and the poor. However, no one seems to be asking the primary question: should the rich be taxed more? According to a recent report by…