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The importance of risk management, according to the CEO of a leading crypto quant trading firm

The importance of risk management, according to the CEO of a leading crypto quant trading firm

Episode 53 of Season 4 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Martin Green, Co-CIO & CEO at Cambrian Asset Management. Listen below, and subscribe to The Scoop on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts. Email feedback and revision requests to [email protected] Panic and fear gripped the …

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Fed releases new research on risk and promise of stablecoins

Fed releases new research on risk and promise of stablecoins

The Federal Reserve released a new research report on stablecoins today, noting the risks and potential of the emerging digital assets. In the report, researchers Gordon Liao and John Caramichael examine the current stablecoin ecosystem and the impact of stablecoins on credit intermediation and the central bank balance sheet. The paper identifies potential threats to …

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Compound bug leaves $80 million in COMP at risk of being misrewarded

Compound bug leaves $80 million in COMP at risk of being misrewarded

advertisement A newly introduced upgrade to the DeFi interest rate protocol Compound Finance has contained a bug that leaves some users with unusual amounts of COMP token as rewards to be claimed. “Unusual activity has been reported regarding the distribution of COMP following the execution of Proposal 062,” Compound Labs, the team behind the Compound …

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The Emergence of Crypto Prime Brokers Adds Resilience but Also Risk

The Emergence of Crypto Prime Brokers Adds Resilience but Also Risk

There are many types of hockey-stick evolutions in new industries. Startups dream of the lying-on-its-back L shape for their sales growth. Entrepreneurs chase the “escape velocity” funding momentum. And a subsector can simmer along with a low hum of activity until boom, years of progress and feverish months of under-the-surface connecting explode in a series …

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Litecoin's privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk 'users will be willing to take'

Litecoin’s privacy upgrade: Hidden inflation a risk ‘users will be willing to take’

At the moment, Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are all on their way to integrating and implementing privacy features. While concerns persist that these developments could end up elevating these cryptos as a threat to privacy-focused coins, another major question that arises here is – How will the coins’ infrastructure change and what impacts will privacy-enhancing …

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Ethereum's advanced improvement proposals might put Bitcoin's dominance at risk

Ethereum’s advanced improvement proposals might put Bitcoin’s dominance at risk

Improvement proposals are crucial to the health and evolution of cryptocurrencies, with the Bitcoin and Ethereum‘s ecosystems at the forefront of several improvement proposals since their inceptions. While Bitcoin has proposals like Lightning Network, Taproot/Schnorr signatures, Miniscripts, and many other promising improvement upgrades, ETH also has also seen proposals like EIP 20, EIP 137, EIP …

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