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SEC warns against public companies adding blockchain to their name

Everyone knows that both Main Street and Wall Street investors are going gangbusters for cryptocurrency and blockchain-related technology. But here’s the thing. It’s currently nearly impos

Coinbase’s Custody service wants to store bitcoin for institutional investors

Safely investing in and storing digital currency isn't exactly easy, especially if you're a large institutional firm. So to help, Coinbase just announced that they're launching a service called Coinba

The HOLD 10 Index is a passively managed fund of the top 10 cryptocurrencies

This year the market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has grown from about $13 billion to well over $150 billion, fueled by infusions of capital from all different types of investors. But regar

Simply Wall St. raises $1.8 million from its own customers to build out investment advisory services

Financial services apps are all the rage these days and one of the latest to capitalize on the trend is Simply Wall St. which closed a $1.8 million round (2.4 million Australian dollars) in its late

Crunch Report | Tech’s Rough Day on Wall Street

Travis Kalanick quits the Trump advisory board, Domino's updates its Facebook Messenger bot in time for the Super Bowl, GoPro and Amazon have a rough day on Wall Street and Medium plans to monetize. A

Snap to list on New York Stock Exchange

Snap, the parent of Snapchat, will be listing on the New York Stock Exchange, TechCrunch has confirmed. The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. This means that you can expect to see

Why transparency would have saved us from the 2008 financial collapse

From my desk at Bear Stearns, where I’d traded mortgage-backed securities for years, I watched as the financial and housing markets crashed in 2008. A few months later, there was no Bear, and my new

Another big investor bought up about $1 billion in Apple shares

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holding company today disclosed in a regulatory filing that it owns around 9.81 million shares of Apple — worth around $1.07 billion at the end of the quar

From the streets to The Street

The past several months have brought a string of terror attacks and violent incidents, which not only claim lives but cause worldwide feelings of fear and vulnerability. It seems that groups of terror

Why Startups Should Leverage Compliance

Business Insider recently reported that “The Clearing House, an advocacy group owned by the world's largest commercial banks, is gunning for payment startups.” Not surprisingly, the banks don’t

A Closer Look At The Silicon Valley Vs. Wall Street Talent War

Gordon Gekko is but a distant blip in the rear-view mirror for this generation’s best and brightest. In lieu of Wall Street, today’s top graduates are flocking to Silicon Valley and other top tech

The MBAs Are Fleeing, Should SF Be Worried?

Bubble, bubble, bubble. Are we in one, are we already done with one, are we getting closer to one? These questions have the dual benefit of being completely impossible to answer while having a high en

GoPro’s 14.6% Day 2 Rise Puts It Up 50% From Its IPO Price

GoPro spiked from its offering price of $24 to $31.34 yesterday in its first day of trading. Today the company built on that success, adding nearly $5 more to its share price, ending the day at $35.92

Zecco Launches App To Let You Trade Stocks, View Realtime Stock Market Data On Facebook

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/1996v4-max-250x250.jpg" />When it comes to public interaction with the stock market, the ability to trade stocks online has completely changed

Gaming on the Throne: Review of Squash the Street for iPhone

Squash The Street by Last Legion Games, is the latest iPhone/iPod Touch game to be chronicled in my “Gaming on the Throne” series at CrunchGear (see explanation). Initially when I played S

The Mess On Wall Street: Four Trillion Dollars Down The Drain

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/nyt-financials-2007.png" /> The collapse of so many major financial institutions in the past year, and over the past few days especial

Despite record profits, Apple stock slides over Jobs' health fears

Those rumors of Steve Jobs being in ill health aren’t doing the company any favors. Apple’s stock dropped some 11 percent overnight, despite the fact that the company pulled in $9 billion

Apple's stock dives during Macworld keynote

[photopress:apple_stock_chart_115.png,full,center] It looks like Wall Street isn’t too impressed with what Steve Jobs has showed off today. Apple’s stock is down some 8 percent today, trad

AT&T Says Only 146,000 iPhone Activated First Weekend: Wall Street Sorta Worried

No, this isn’t a case of Henny Penny, but AT&T’s official numbers for its second fiscal quarter didn’t exactly impress Wall Street, most notably how many iPhones were activated.