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

3iQ’s Tom Lombardi On The Brink podcast

September 21 – Tom Lombardi, Managing Director at 3iQ, sits down with Matt Walsh of Castle Island Ventures to discuss bitcoin allocation, infrastructure and education.

Listen to the podcast here.

U.S. banks can service stablecoin issuers

September 21 – According to a new interpretive letter, national banks have the authority to hold deposits that serve as reserves for stablecoins, a type of cryptocurrency designed to have a stable value, as a service to bank customers.

Read the full letter here.

Bitcoin as an Investment

September 17 – Part 2: Exploring bitcoin as an emerging asset. Although many investors still question the merit of the most widely known digital asset, Ark Invest views bitcoin as the most compelling monetary asset since gold.

Read the full article here.

Kraken Wins First Crypto Bank Charter in U.S. History

September 16 – Wyoming has recently become the most dynamic state for regulation of digital assets. Kraken has been granted the first special purpose depository institution (SPDI) bank charter in Wyoming.

Read the full article here.

Fintech Firms to Benefit from Decreased U.S. Regulatory Process

September 15 – Cryptocurrency firms and money transmitters will be able to more effortlessly expand across the U.S. following the Conference of State Bank Supervisors meeting.

Read the full article here.


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