EDITORIAL: Why NYT Bitcoin “Mainstreaming” Story Marks Stride to Legitimacy


It was dramatically telling: A New York Times story reported that the venerable New York Stock Exchange has plans to allow large investors to buy and hold Bitcoin. Oh, and the revelation came hard on the heels of another — that the equally august Goldman Sachs intends to open its own Bitcoin trading unit.

We were so tickled we issued a press release offering one of our premium subscriptions to NYSE member companies for free. If they’re going to trade bitcoin, they damn well better understand it.

We did not, however, register surprise. The reason is that we’ve been immersed in the bitcoin-blockchain revolution — at conferences, one-on-one interviews, and through the many stories we publish…

This post originally appeared on May 11, 2018 on Bitcoin Market Journal.



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