Is Financialization a Double-Edged Sword for Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies?

Here’s my latest post on Forbes.com — the second of a 3-part series on the building rivalry between crypto capital markets and Wall Street. Liquidity arising from the good type of financialization is a big positive for cryptocurrencies, owing to exponential network effects, but liquidity arising from leverage-based financialization—which creates claims to cryptocurrencies out of thin air—is the opposite side of the double-edged sword.

Read the post here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/caitlinlong/2018/07/31/is-financialization-a-double-edged-sword-for-bitcoin-and-cryptocurrencies/#4d83322d2a20

About Caitlin Long

Blockchain/bitcoin expert, 22-year Wall Street veteran