Articles of Bakkt

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's best-performing asset in a decade, Bitcoin ranks first

According to CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla, analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) have listed the best and worst performing assets of the past decade. Unsurprisingly, Bitcoin has occupied the top spot after spawning a new batch of cryptocurrency millionaires and overturning the entire financial system. BAML estimates that investing $ 1 in bitcoin […]

Analysis: Why did Twitter founder Jack Dorsey develop protocols instead of platforms?

Author: Wang Guangzhong Editor's Note: The original title was "Negotiate Agreements, No Platforms" On December 11, 2019, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey tweeted that he would invest in setting up an independent open standards R & D team to develop a set of protocols for social applications. The ultimate goal is to make Twitter a client […]

Financial OneAccount listed, involved in the expansion of the number of shares in the blockchain to 10, with a total market value of more than 680 billion

At 23:19 Beijing time on December 13, Financial One Account was officially listed and traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with the stock code OCFT, the issue price of $ 10, the opening price of $ 10.51, the current price of $ 10.17, and a total market value of $ 3.649 billion. Financial OneAccount […]

Analysis: Six Sources of Excess Return of Crypto Assets

Source: intotheblock Translation: First Class (First.VIP)   Editor's note: Previously, Michael J. Mauboussin, an analyst and well-known author of Blue Mountain Asset Management, introduced traditional capital in the paper "Who is on the other side?" There are four basic sources of different Alpha values ​​(that is, excess returns on assets) in the market. On this […]

Startup Proof of Impact completes Series A financing, led by asset management company Franklin Templeton Group

According to The Block, Franklin Templeton Group, a global asset management company that manages more than $ 700 billion in client assets, participated in the financing of blockchain startup Proof of Impact, but did not disclose its investment. (Source: Pixabay ) On December 12th, Amsterdam-based Proof of Impact announced the news, saying that the blockchain […]

Inventory: major thefts of crypto exchanges in 2019

Source: Changelly, Translation: First Class (First.VIP)   6 tactics, 7 thefts, and $ 500 million in losses. How are your assets? Even the most secure cryptocurrency exchanges are not 100% immune from crypto hackers, as evidenced by the hacking incidents. I took stock of the top seven cryptocurrency hacking incidents in 2019-they not only affected […]

The Filecoin testnet based on IPFS has been launched, and a new round of opportunities is coming?

Source: Shallot Blockchain At around 2 am on December 12, the Filecoin test network, which was postponed several times, was finally launched. As the first and most important application of the IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) -based distributed storage and transmission protocol, Filecoin aims to provide strong incentives for IPFS, and is regarded as a feasible […]

Bitcoin also needs DeFi application, startups launch Bitcoin version of MakerDAO

The Bitcoin community may soon have its own DeFi platform. Based on the Bitcoin sidechain Rootstock (RSK), startup Money On Chain has launched a DeFi platform. The company is currently planning to transform into a non-profit trust, similar to MakerDAO's Maker Foundation, which is responsible for managing a lending system that locks cryptocurrency collateral. This […]

PwC Kris Kersey: Autonomous network formed by the integration of AI, Internet of Things, and blockchain is a promising future

At the EmTech China Global Emerging Technology Summit on December 13, Kris Kersey shared his views. Kris Kersey is the head of the blockchain at PwC's Emerging Technology Division, focusing on how crypto-assets and blockchain-driven ecosystems will affect business models and shared business processes across industries. He said: The integration of AI, Internet of Things, […]

Lightning Network ushers in "the most significant technological progress" in 2019, and multi-path payment is about to go online, solving the problem of large payments

"The most significant technological advancement of Lightning Network in 2019-multi-path payment-has passed interoperability tests and is about to go online. The large-scale payment problem of Lightning Network is expected to be resolved. Bitcoin development company Blockstream announced today that it is approaching one of the biggest issues currently faced by the Lightning Network, a Bitcoin […]