The rise of cyber crime threatens the links between traders and markets, and will only accelerate as investors boost their reliance on technology. What follows is a conversation about the markets, cyber security and the coming challenges that investors and traders face in the 21st century economy.
The June ADP survey of private sector hiring showed a pick-up in the pace of hiring across the board. Private companies hired 237,000 new workers last month, beating the Bloomberg forecast among economists of 218,000. The pace increased from 203,000 seen in May.
Bitcoin is getting more and more attention from the banks and exchanges but it still remains relatively unknown to consumers, we read on CoinDesk: A new survey published by Goldman Sachs has found that just over half of U.S. millennials believe they will never use bitcoin.
Barclays is interested in the Bitcoin technology and has partnered with a Bitcoin exchange to explore blockchain technologies, we read on CoinDesk: Barclays has signed off on a proof-of-concept to trial bitcoin technology.