Noelle Acheson

The Speed Dreams of Security Tokens

| Noelle Acheson

Security tokens may have many potential advantages over traditional assets – but speed is not one of them, argues Noelle Acheson.

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Who Has the Power, Retail or Institutional Investors?

| Noelle Acheson

The institutional and retail crypto markets are much more intertwined than we realize, argues Noelle Acheson, and each needs the other to hit scale.

Crypto Funds, Lending and Market Manipulation

| Noelle Acheson

The growing practice of asset lending by crypto hedge funds could add systemic risk to the sector if we are not vigilant, argues Noelle Acheson.

When the Dust Settles: The Bitfinex Probe Reveals Structural Weaknesses

| Noelle Acheson

The Bitfinex probe highlights not just the lack of reliable banking, but also – somewhat overlooked – the lack of auditing services, says Noelle…

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

| Noelle Acheson

CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at anti-money laundering regulation’s increasing focus on cryptocurrencies, and at the opportunity this presents.

The Upside of Bitcoin’s Upside (It’s Not What You Think)

| Noelle Acheson

While price appreciation is always good for an asset class, in the case of cryptocurrencies the benefits go way beyond profit.

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Returns on Crypto Assets: The Hidden Message

| Noelle Acheson

A look at the search for additional revenue streams from crypto investments, and what that says about the evolution of the asset class.

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Crypto Futures and Institutional Interest: Looking in the Wrong Place

| Noelle Acheson

Cboe's suspension of bitcoin futures highlights a mistake we're all making when it comes to institutional involvement, argues Noelle Acheson.

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Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions

| Noelle Acheson

Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.

The Virtuous Circle of Market Data

| Noelle Acheson

The growth of data analytics is about more than extracting insights from bits and bytes – it’s about the role of markets, argues Noelle Acheson.