3iQ Research Group consolidates the top five cryptoasset stories of interest to investment advisors and our investors.

May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter ADOPTION: Goldman Sachs Offers New Bitcoin Derivatives

May 6, 2021 – The investment bank has opened up trading with non-deliverable forwards, a derivative tied to Bitcoin’s price that pays out in cash.

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May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter MAINSTREAM: The Digital Currencies That Matter

May 8, 2021 – “…the least noticed disruption on the frontier between technology and finance may end up as the most revolutionary: the creation of government digital currencies.”

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May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter INFRASTRUCTURE: BNY Mellon Leads Back-Office Race For Crypto ETFs

May 4, 2021 – The New York-based bank has secured administration and/or transfer agency contracts with three of the eight bitcoin ETFs that have filed registration paperwork…”

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May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter INDUSTRY REPORT: THE Q1 2021 DeFi Report – Consensys

May 10, 2021 – From stablecoins, to lending and borrowing, to prediction markets, margin trading, payments, insurance, gaming, and NFT marketplaces, the DeFi ecosystems is worth more than $53 billion.

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May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter EVENT: 2021 Fintech & Financing Conference

May 11, 2021 – Join Jean Desgagne, CEO of Stablecorp to learn about VCAD, the world’s 1st digital currency issued by and representing deposits with an investment rated North American bank.

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May 5 – May 11, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter INNOVATION: Crypto Exchange FTX Launches Lumber Futures

May 6, 2021 – The crypto exchange FTX launched a lumber futures market with “…about 2 hours of work.” according to FTX founder, Sam Bankman-Fried.

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