Category: challenges

UBS Considers Acquiring Credit Suisse, Requests Government Backstop in Deal

After Credit Suisse Group AG announced it would borrow 50 billion Swiss francs from the Swiss National Bank, UBS Group AG is reportedly considering acquiring the banking giant. However, UBS…

Moody’s Downgrades US Banking Sector to Negative After Collapse of Three Major Banks

After the failure of three major U.S. banks last week, with two of them being the second and third largest banking failures in the country, Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded…

Deadline Approaching: Mt Gox Trustee Sets Final Cut-off Date for Creditors to Claim Over $3 Billion in Recovered Bitcoin

The Tokyo bankruptcy court trustee for the defunct Japanese bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Nobuaki Kobayashi, has published a letter stating that creditors have until March 10, 2023 (Japan Time) to…

Silver Proponent Predicts Medium-to-Long-Term Prices of $125 Per Ounce Thanks to Auto Industry

Silver prices have been hovering just below the $21 per troy ounce mark over the last 24 hours, after jumping above the $24 range in mid-January. While long-term and modest…

FTX Warns Community of Phony ‘Debt Tokens’ and Scams Claiming to Be Affiliated With the Bankrupt Exchange

On Friday, debtors who control the official FTX Twitter account warned the community to “be on alert for scams from entities claiming to be affiliated with FTX.” They also noted…

Localbitcoins, the Pioneer P2P Bitcoin Exchange, Shuts Down After a Decade of Service Due to Crypto Winter

Localbitcoins, the Helsinki, Finland-based bitcoin exchange founded in 2012, is closing operations after over a decade of service. The company’s operators attribute the shutdown to the “ongoing crypto-winter,” which has…