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Erik Hoel
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Will The Bitcoin Bubble Pop Or Will It Envelop Us All?

Guest contributor Erik Hoel asks the question whether the worst is over for bitcoin holders, or still yet to come, what is yet to come? And why.

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In your opinion, what is the biggest hurdle facing the blockchain?

Cost of implementation

17%

Too many systems available

23%

Not applicable to my business

3%

Uncomfortable with the technology

33%

Nobody else is using it

23%

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December 1, 2003

Trade Through Plan Is Snubbed

By Gregory Bresiger

A New York Stock Exchange idea for a two-cents trade through exemption in listed stock trading got a chilly reception from an influential lawmaker. Annette Nazareth, the director of the SEC's division of market regulation, told Traders Magazine that the Big Board's plan, as recently envisaged, won't fly. That plan would only apply to trades of up to 500 shares in market centers with low fill rates.