Tag: currency

‘German Cryptocurrency Regulation Needs to Improve,’ Warns Bitwala

Recent court decision highlights the undetermined legal status of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Germany Bitwala calls for a pan-European approach to Blockchain...

An Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Regulation Part 1

An Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies Regulation. Part 1. This is a post by Jochen Heussner. Jochen is a qualified lawyer and has been working in the...

Which Banks are involved in Bitcoin industry

For the past few years Bitcoin has been transforming money online. Bitcoin has been very controversial, not least because it is unregulated, and its...

Interview with Ana Botin, Santander Group Chair

HedgeThink is proud to present the interview with Ana Botin, Santander Group Chair and Bloomberg Television anchor and editor-at-large Francine Lacqua. The interview covered such...

Why Hedge Funds Are Bearish on Gold

Hedge Funds Net-Short Gold First Time in History Last month, hedge funds and other speculators shifted to a net-short position (bearish) in Gold for the...

How Do Hedge Funds Manage Compliance?

Hedge Fund managers are often called Investment Advisors as well. Because of the advisory role they play in guiding and counseling institutional investors, by...

Currency Market Outlook

by Huddleston Capital Management Overview At the beginning of the 2015, the two biggest questions in developed currency markets were when will the FED raise interest...

Hedge Fund Emerging Markets Index Analysis, April 2015

“The HFRX Emerging Markets Composite Index posted a strong gain of +4.74% for April, the highest gain since May 2009, with contributions from exposure...

5 Bitcoin Trends That Changed The Currency Forever In 2014

Last year was a dramatic and, likely, a defining one for bitcoin. The cryptocurrency saw its first real break into the minds of normal...

Bank’s Forex Legal Woes Could Hit $5.9 Billion

As first reported a few months ago, U.S. banks are facing investigations by the Department of Justice as well as overseas regulators into allegations...

Global Macro Strategy

What is a Global Macro Strategy? Global macro is defined as a hedge fund strategy in which the fund invests and takes long and short...

Fincen Uncovers Casino’s Bank Secrecy Act Crimes

In May 2013, the U.S. Attorney General’s office filed charges against the former VIP services manager of a Trinian (Mariana Islands) casino and the...

The cost of regulatory non-compliance today? Try $2.3 billion!

What do American banks Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase have in common with their European counterparts Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, and several...