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SEC says many cryptocurrency markets not following securities laws

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton along with Commissioners Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar issued a statement commending the North American Securities Administrators Association for "highlighting important issues and concerns related to cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings and other cryptocurrency-related investment products." The SEC's statement reads in part, "NASAA's release is a timely and thoughtful reminder to Main Street investors to exercise caution. The release recognizes that cryptocurrencies, while touted as replacements for traditional currencies, lack many important characteristics of traditional currencies, including sovereign backing and responsibility, and now are being promoted more as investment opportunities than efficient mediums for exchange. The NASAA release also reminds investors that when they are offered and sold securities they are entitled to the benefits of state and federal securities laws, and that sellers and other market participants must follow these laws. Unfortunately, it is clear that many promoters of ICOs and others participating in the cryptocurrency-related investment markets are not following these laws. The SEC and state securities regulators are pursuing violations, but we again caution you that, if you lose money, there is a substantial risk that our efforts will not result in a recovery of your investment." Reference Link

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11/29/17
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Standpoint raises 2018 bitcoin price target to $20,000 from $14,000
Standpoint Research analyst Ronnie Moas raised his 2018 price target for bitcoin to $20,000 from $14,000. The current price is around $10,720 and the split-adjusted price is now $12,740 when factoring in Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold and Bitcoin Diamond, Moas tells investors in an intraday email. There is "no way to justify" gold investments equaling 40 times than that of bitcoin, the analyst argues. He thinks an argument can be made that bitcoin will be equal to gold in 10-15 years. Currently, gold has $7T in investments to bitcoin's $180B, according to Moas.
12/07/17
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Morgan Stanley says TD Ameritrade most likely discount broker to embrace bitcoin
Given recent regulatory approval and the upcoming launch of bitcoin futures trading on CME (CME) and CBOE (CBOE), Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Cyprys said he expects discount brokers including E-Trade (ETFC), TD Ameritrade (AMTD) and Ally Financial (ALLY) to offer bitcoin futures trading within the next few months. Among them, he views TD Ameritrade as most likely to embrace bitcoin and lead the way and Charles Schwab (SCHW) as likely to be a latecomer. Cyprys added that he was surprised, given its status as a "challenger brand," that E-Trade has said it will take "a wait-and-see" approach.
12/07/17
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Standpoint raises 2018 bitcoin price target to $28,000 from $20,000
Standpoint Research analyst Ronnie Moas this morning raised his 2018 price target for bitcoin to $28,000 from $20,000. Just over a week ago the analyst raised his 2018 target to $20,000 from $14,000. Moas points out that his longer term public target remains $50,000. He points out in an email that unlike the U.S. dollar, where the government can print money, the supply of bitcoin is capped. We are a couple of years away from being in a situation where hundreds of millions of people around the world are trying to get their hands on a few million bitcoin, Moas contends.
12/20/17
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12/20/17
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Target $46
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Neutral
Piper ups Metropolitan Bank estimates on cryptocurrency exposure
Piper Jaffray analyst Matthew Breese raised his earnings estimates for Metropolitan Bank by 6% after the company detailed its exposure to a cryptocurrency exchange. Metropolitan's exposure to a cryptocurrency exchange averaged $245M in Q3, or 16% of total deposits, Breese tells investors in a research note. He estimate these items aggregate to 7% of net interest income and 9%-11% of earnings. Yesterday's disclosure is important on both the impact of earnings, the percentage of deposits tied to one customer, and that the bank has exposure to a "controversial industry," Breese tells investors in a research note. The analyst, despite raising his earnings estimates, keeps a Neutral rating on Metropolitan Bank shares with a $46 price target. He views the company's cryptocurrency exposure as a "double-edged sword for the stock." On the one hand, cryptocurrencies represent a "unique source of potential earnings growth" for Metropolitan, Breese writes. On the other, the volatility and potential regulatory concerns surrounding cryptocurrencies may cause some trepidation for traditional depository investors, the analyst adds.
GBTC Bitcoin Investment Trust
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11/03/17
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Standpoint raises 2018 bitcoin target to $11,000 from $7,500
Standpoint analyst Ronnie Moas raised his 2018 price target for bitcoin to $11,000 from $7,500 while reiterating his belief that his 2027 target of $50,000 is conservative. Moas says the cryptocurrency market offers a "value play" unlike any he has seen in his 20 years in the business. "It remains undervalued by more than 75% even though bitcoin has jumped by 1200% already in the last year and it has doubled since Jamie Dimon referred to bitcoin as a scam just six weeks ago," the analyst writes in an email. Bitcoin Investment Trust (GBTC) closed yesterday up $3.00 to $930.00. To receive alerts on stories relating to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Fly subscribers can enter the word "Bitcoin" into their portfolio.
11/20/17
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Standpoint raises 2018 bitcoin price target to $14,000 from $11,000
Standpoint Research analyst Ronnie Moas raised his 2018 price target for bitcoin to $14,000 from $11,000. The price just crossed $8,180 and is now split-adjusted at $9,518 when you factor in the August fork spinoff bitcoin cash and the October fork spinoff bitcoin gold at $158, Moas writes in an email. The analyst sees the price of bitcoin hitting $60,000 five years. He says this is reached by 0.5% of the global total money invested currently in cash, stocks, bonds and gold going into the cryptocurrency.

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