Weekly Roundup

Crypto Executive Order
President Biden signed an executive order on cryptocurrency, characterized as a “historic moment” by some industry participants.

Retail Investors Continue Buying the Dip
It was reported that retail investors are further buying into the markets despite market volatility.

Ukraine Crisis
The Ukraine Crisis has triggered “stagflationary shock” for European markets.

Discussion continued on recent volatility, including a whitepaper citing ETFs as a source of stability during COVID volatility.

The SEC proposed rules open for public comment on cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance and incident disclosure by public companies.

Crypto Education
The U.S. Treasury launched a public campaign to educate consumers and investors about the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies.

Liquidity During Volatility
The role of electronic market makers to provide dependable liquidity in times of volatility continued by matching bids and asks.

Source Code Theft
It was reported that source code was stolen in a Samsung data breach.

In the Mix: This Week’s Top FinTech Thought Leader

  • David Howson was promoted to President at CBOE Global Markets.
  • Dan Spuller, Blockchain Association, spoke about the executive order on crypto and the outlook of the
  • Yamini Bhat, Vymo, was recognized as one of Finovate’s Women’s History Month fintech leaders.