Brad Keoun

Brad Keoun covers cryptocurrency markets, with a focus on macroeconomic themes, the growing interest among institutional investors in the industry and the potential disruption of Wall Street.

Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar

| Brad Keoun

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan says the U.S. dollar faces increasing threats to its status as the global reserve currency.

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CME Says Bitcoin Futures Gaining Interest From Big Investors

| Brad Keoun

The CME touts the success of its bitcoin futures contract, as the battle for institutional investors heats up thanks to competition from Bakkt.

WATCH: What Drove Bitcoin’s Price Gains Today? We Explore the Pop

| Brad Keoun and John Biggs

Bitcoin popped earlier this morning and our own Brad Keoun talks to Joe DiPasquale of BitBull Capital about what moved the market.

Bitcoin Jumps to 3-Week High Near $8,600 as Fed Plans New Round of Reserve Increases

| Brad Keoun

Bitcoin prices have jumped 5.9 percent in the past 24 hours, recovering some of the cryptocurrency's losses in recent weeks.

Tiny $217 Options Trade on Bitcoin Blockchain Could Be Wall Street’s Death Knell

| Brad Keoun

Skew., a startup led by an ex-JPMorgan trader, is trying to prove that bitcoin’s blockchain works better than Wall Street.

Bitcoin Is 2019’s Best-Performing Asset, Even After Recent Price Downturn

| Brad Keoun

Despite a recent pullback, bitcoin’s price has more than doubled in 2019, dwarfing investors' year-to-date returns from stocks, bonds or…

Trading Volume for Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Hit Just $5 Million in First Week

| Brad Keoun

Just 623 bitcoin futures contracts were traded during Bakkt's debut week.

Why Bitcoin Tumbled Below $8K

| Brad Keoun

Where is bitcoin going? CoinDesk consults the experts on the cryptocurrency's recent precipitous drop.

Bitcoin’s Price Slides $1,000 in 30 Minutes After Margin Calls at Bitmex

| Brad Keoun

Bitcoin tumbled 9 percent in a half-hour Tuesday, sending prices to the lowest in three months, following margin calls at Bitmex.