NYSE Owner’s Bitcoin Market May Have ‘Hidden Leverage’: Wall St. Vet

When Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that it was launching a bitcoin market, the move was met with enthusiasm by many within the cryptocurrency industry as a vindication of the legitimacy of the asset class. However, others, including some Wall Street veterans, warned that the “financialization” of bitcoin could introduce elements of the fractional reserve banking system into the cryptocurrency market. Bakkt Says It Won’t Offer Leveraged Bitcoin Trading Now, the head of Bakkt — ICE’s bitcoin market — is seeking to…

NYSE Owner’s Bitcoin Market May Have ‘Hidden Leverage’: Wall St. Vet

When Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), announced that it was launching a bitcoin market, the move was met with enthusiasm by many within the cryptocurrency industry as a vindication of the legitimacy of the asset class. However, others, including some Wall Street veterans, warned that the “financialization” of bitcoin could introduce elements of the fractional reserve banking system into the cryptocurrency market. Bakkt Says It Won’t Offer Leveraged Bitcoin Trading Now, the head of Bakkt — ICE’s bitcoin market — is seeking to…