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The title of this blog is, of course, the answer to the “Ultimate question of the life, the universe, and everything” from the classic work, The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.   Contrary to the hysterical questions on Crypto-Twitter and Crypto message boards, the ultimate question is NOT whether this is “The … Continue reading 42…

Ignorance of Crypto-Asset Prices is not Bliss…

Crypto-assets, at their core, provide a method for trusted value exchanges between parties that have no direct knowledge of each other, paving the way for decentralized systems.  The concept that decentralized, but connected systems could be THE answer to many economic problems is broadly understood. Unfortunately, there are firms in the crypto world that only … Continue reading Ignorance of Crypto-Asset Prices is not Bliss…

If Crypto Exchanges want approval of a Bitcoin ETF, they need to make some changes…

Despite the recent SEC decision to not approve the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, I believe that the time is almost right for approval of such products.  There is, however, at least one structural impediment that should be addressed first:  Crypto exchanges should allow the unfettered ability for data providers to consolidate and redistribute quote information. There … Continue reading If Crypto Exchanges want approval of a Bitcoin ETF, they need to make some changes…