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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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January 1, 2005

SEC Targets SROs For New Reforms

By Gregory Bresiger

Exchanges would have to maintain a separation between regulatory and market functions under proposed rules published by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Fines and fees would have to be devoted to regulatory purposes. The rules also mandate greater transparency. Exchanges would be required to post more information about their operations. Possibly, the most controversial part of the plan covers exchange ownership. [See Special Feature.]