• An ETF veteran who ditched Wall Street for crypto explains how bitcoin can fit into a portfolio

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Matt Hougan joined Bitwise Asset Management after a 15-year long career in the ETF industry.
    We caught up with him to chat about the maturation of cryptocurrencies as an asset class.
    Matt Hougan, a 15-year veteran of the ETF industry, recently dove into the world of cryptocurrency.
    The former chief executive of the think tank Inside ETFs joined California-based Bitwise Asset Management as VP of research and development. He's got a lot on his to-do list. But his main task is simple: Making cryptocurrency investing less of a Wild West.
    "There is a general approach to the index market, but...
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  • Jim Chanos explains the most important asset class in the world

    Jim Chanos explains the most important asset class in the world

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In terms of markets, China has been quiet so far in early 2018, but it still plays host to the most important asset class in the world.
    Business Insider Senior Finance Correspondent Linette Lopez spoke with famed short seller Jim Chanos at the Nasdaq Market Site about the significance of China's real estate market.
    "It drives commodity markets. It drives China's GDP," Chanos said. "It certainly is the backbone of their banking system in terms of credit. So if you wanted to look at one asset class, you know, maybe the US Treasury market might be up there as well. But the Chinese real-estate...
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