Category: Mark Williams

Bitcoin Plummets 18% as SEC Rejects Winklevoss ETF Proposal

Bloomberg Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business Bitcoin’s price plummeted after U.S. regulators rejected a proposal by the Winklevoss twins for a publicly traded fund based on the digital currency, dashing hopes that a government-approved investment vehicle would lead to wider interest in virtual money… Expert quote: ““The SEC is the gatekeeper against securities that […]

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Bitcoin plummets as US rejects ETF plan

Tech Central Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business Bitcoin’s price plummeted after US regulators rejected a proposal by the Winklevoss twins for a publicly traded fund based on the digital currency, dashing hopes that a government-approved investment vehicle would lead to wider interest in virtual money… Expert quote: ““The SEC is the gatekeeper against securities […]

Insider status for an SEC nominee is nothing new

Boston Globe Mark Williams, Questrom School of Business Will Wall Street’s top watchdog agency be defanged by President Trump, who has vowed to roll back restrictions on businesses?… Expert quote: “….an independent regulator focused on reducing the excessive risk-taking that helped cause the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression.” View full article