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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.

Traders Poll

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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April 1, 2004

Reducing the Risk In Trade Settlement

By Editorial Staff

On the heels of the SEC's market structure reform proposals Regulation NMS comes a separate effort by the agency to shake up the trade processing industry. In a concept release, the SEC offers various ways to reduce settlement risk. These include the introduction of central matching,' as well as same day completion of the confirmation and affirmation process between buyside and sellside counterparties.