Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin Hovers Above $37K
Bitcoin's price hovered about $37,000 this past week as the digital currency closed each day of the past week between $37,000 and $38,000. BTC is now up ~126% year to date. Here's the latest charts on three of the largest cryptocurrencies by market share through 11/28.
Virtual Cash Will Survive the Crypto Winter
When the crypto bubble was on the rise, it prompted governments to step up development of their own form of electronic cash, known as central bank digital currencies. Now that enthusiasm for crypto has waned, will CBDCs fade away, too?
Meme-Stock ETF Shuts After Failing to Attract Day Traders
If investors needed another sign the heyday for meme stocks has passed, an exchange-traded fund designed to ride the pandemic-era rise of retail traders is shuttering after just two years.
Wall Street’s $300 Billion Middleman Rides Model-Portfolio Boom
Brooks Friederich is a little-known figure in the world of investment advisory, even among the Wall Street cognoscenti. Yet every year, the 39-year-old — and his Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based employer Envestnet — helps steer billions of dollars into tailor-made strategies for financial advisers, part of what’s known as the model-portfolio boom.
Bitcoin Price Action Indicates More Upside Could Soon Arrive
With equity markets open just a half day, the day after Thanksgiving is usually a noneventful day in financial markets. However, something notable did occur last Friday: Bitcoin jumped to its highest prices in 18 months.