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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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July 31, 2004

Dinasours in The Industry?

By Gregory Bresiger

The trade-through rule "is not related to speed," says Instinet CEO Ed Nicoll. Instead, it is a rule "that substitutes the judgment of the federal government for the marketplace," Nicoll told members of the U.S. Senate's Banking Committee. Nicoll complained that those who want to preserve the rule "find themselves unable to compete with new, nimbler competitorswho are able to adapt to consumer demands."