Stock Market Is Booming but UBS Strategist Warns Fed Put Lost Power

Published: 18/06/2019 15:45 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: The stock market is close to record-setting highs, yet one Wall Street strategist says don’t believe the Fed hype. UBS Group’s head of equity strategy, Francois Trahan, has a warning for investors – the Fed doesn’t pack quite the same punch as it used to. According to […]

14 Banks, 5 Tokens: Fnality’s Expansive Vision for Interbank Blockchains

The Takeaway: With $63.2 million in fresh funding from 14 banks, Fnality is building tokenized versions of five major fiat currencies. The digitized fiat would be fully collateralized by cash held at central banks and is meant to solve the “cash on ledger” problem faced by other financial blockchain projects. The consortium says it is open […]

Experts Reveal the Devastating Truth About This Stock Market Rally

By CCN: In the past four days, the Dow Jones has climbed from 24,721 points to 25,677 as a dovish Federal Reserve launched the U.S. stock market into a strong short-term recovery. Futures market traders believe there is a 75 percent chance of an interest rate cut by the end of July, subsequent to the […]

Top Banks Alleged to Be Investing $50 Million in Digital Cash Settlement Project

Sources ostensibly familiar with the matter have claimed that some of the world’s leading banks are currently investing around $50 million to build a blockchain-powered digital cash system for transaction settlement. The news was reported by Reuters on May 17. An earlier project for a blockchain-based currency settlement coin was unveiled by Swiss bank UBS […]

Bitcoin’s Path to Retake $20,000 Could Be Slow and Painful: Analyst

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Swiss Crypto Market Secures Banking Access: Massive Growth Ahead?

Guido Buehler, a former UBS executive and the CEO of Seba, the first bank in Switzerland offering both traditional banking and crypto services, has said the crypto community of Switzerland would gain access to stable banking services. According to Buehler, even for a company like Seba founded by a group of high-profile former bank executives, […]

Big Banks Money Laundering: UBS Fined $4.2 Billion, Danske Shuts Down in 4 Countries

Money laundering scandals involving some of the world’s largest banks have grown this week. Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, has been fined 3.7 billion euros (~$4.2 billion) for money laundering. Amid a $226 billion scandal, Estonian authorities have ordered Denmark’s largest bank to terminate its operations in the country. Danske Bank is also shutting down in […]

UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti Basically Admits Equities Are A Ponzi Scheme

Speaking at a CNBC panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sergio Ermotti, the chief executive officer of Swiss bank UBS said the massive December sell-off was the result of political fears as well as the reality setting in that the Fed is tightening up the money spigots. December losses on the S&P 500, […]

UBS Economist Bashes Bitcoin, Arguments Based on Lacking Information

Another day, another CNBC Fast Money crypto- and Bitcoin-related segment. Following a three-day streak of bullish-on-Bitcoin guests, CNBC’s somewhat notorious Fast Money panel turned the tables, calling upon an impassioned cryptocurrency critic to make an appearance. However, as is normally the case, this skeptic’s arguments fell short and failed to dent the price of Bitcoin, […]

UBS Executive Paul Donovan Blasts Bitcoin Again, States Cryptos Are ‘Fatally Flawed’

Swiss bank UBS’ Wealth Management Global Chief Economist and infamous Bitcoin skeptic Paul Donovan doubled down on his distrust of cryptocurrency Nov. 29, calling it “fundamentally flawed.” Speaking to CNBC’s Fast Money segment, Donovan, who earlier this week released an internal blog post titled “I come to bury Bitcoin, not to praise it,” repeated his […]