Retail Investors

Hong Kong harbor skyline view into Kowloon
Hong Kong Investment Firm Victory Securities Obtains Retail Crypto Trading License
The publicly traded company joins crypto-native firms HashKey Exchange and OSL Digital Securities with a license.
Hong Kong harbor skyline view into Kowloon

Austrian parliament, Vienna. (Shutterstock)
Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank to Roll Out Crypto Trading for Retail Customers in January
The bank will start its crypto services to customers in Vienna in partnership with Bitpanda.
Austrian parliament, Vienna. (Shutterstock)

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St.Galler Kantonalbank Works With SEBA Bank to Offer Swiss Customers Bitcoin, Ethereum
The first tier of customers will be wealth-management clients; retail customers are next in line, and other coins and staking services are planned, said SEBA Bank's Christian...
SEBA Bank lobby

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong speaks at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)
Coinbase Sheds Roughly 60 Jobs as Cost-Cutting Continues Amid Bear Market
The crypto exchange called the latest reductions “isolated and targeted.”
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong speaks at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)

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A CFTC Commissioner Proposes a New Definition of Retail Investor
The commissioner hopes better definitions will lead to better investor protections.
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Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
CFTC Commissioner to Pitch Retail Investor Definition to Get Set for Crypto
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero says the agency needs a new way of categorizing investors as it prepares for new digital-assets oversight.
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Robinhood Markets is expanding its crypto offerings. (Unsplash)
Trading App Robinhood Markets Adds USDC to Its Crypto Lineup
Users will be able to transfer the stablecoin from the Polygon and Ethereum networks on Wednesday.
Robinhood Markets is expanding its crypto offerings. (Unsplash)

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 08: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial Innovation in the United States." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Crypto Giant FTX Eyes Raising Money to Fund Acquisitions: Source
Sam Bankman-Fried’s exchange is raising capital as it considers a retail-focused deal, a person familiar with the matter said.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 08: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee at Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial Innovation in the United States." (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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‘Consumer Business Is Dead’ for Crypto Lender Celsius, Bankruptcy Expert Says
Thomas Braziel, a partner at 507 Capital, also told CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” customers may get back only 50 to 60 cents on the dollar.
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