Distributed ledger technology

Crypto crackdown? That's a lot of hype, too


Fears about regulators coming down on digital currency trading caused an epic crash in the market this week. But reining in this evolving asset class won't be easy.


Crypto-asset market will hit $10 trillion, analyst predicts


The stratospheric rise of bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and other cryptocurrencies in recent months may be only the beginning.


Goldman Sachs plans to trade cryptocurrencies by June 2018


The famed investment bank is set to become the first major Wall Street bank to make markets in digital currencies such as bitcoin.


Ripple adds Morgan Stanley veteran to board of directors


The blockchain startup continues to pack its board with mainstream finance experts.


Some bitcoin investors can’t resist the urge to splurge


With Wall Street on board, investors look to spend coins on real estate or through bitcoin debit cards.


Vanguard leapfrogs cautious banks, unveils blockchain network plan


Rather than forming a consortium of peers to investigate blockchain technology, as many banks have done, one of the world's largest asset managers is acting on its own.


Is it time for bankers to rethink bitcoin?


Dizzying trading in bitcoin fed the bubble argument, but now that Nasdaq is the third Wall Street player to say it is designing a financial instrument around it, banks may be forced to reassess cryptocurrencies.


Bitcoin mania mounts as bankers worry


It’s been month after month of record-breaking, confounding growth for the cryptocurrency, accompanied by regular warnings from banks about bubble speculation.


World’s biggest bitcoin exchange launches in U.S. as currency nears $10K


Japan’s bitFlyer is expanding to the American market, even as U.S. banks remain wary of cryptocurrencies.


Ripple adds former NYDFS head to board of directors


The digital-currency startup, which markets software to banks, appears keen to signal that it wants to play by the rules.