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Backstage at the iFX EXPO Dubai with Ultimate Fintech and Contentworks

Contentworks Agency’s Charlotte Day gives the latest on the first LIVE event in over a year!

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The iFX EXPO will take place at the exclusive 5-star Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai from 19-20 May 2021 connecting high-level execs in the fintech space.

Today, Charlotte Day, Director at Contentworks Agency – a media partner of the expo, caught up with Sarah Henry from organisers Ultimate Fintech to get the lowdown on the first LIVE event in over a year!

Charlotte: We’re so excited about the first live expo since global lockdowns, how does it feel for you as organisers?

Sarah: It’s just as surreal for us as it is our clients. The demand has been immense, and we are pleased to be able to present this platform to our audience. It has been a challenging period for us all and we are extremely happy to be able to look forward to a brighter future, together.

Charlotte: What’s it like setting up an expo, especially right now with all the safety restrictions?

Sarah: Typically show prep starts around 9-12 months in advance. That being said, it was impossible with covid. iFX EXPO Dubai, was actually our record turnaround, with the decision to go ahead only 3.5 months before the date. We have a team dedicated to production and build who work with our suppliers and clients, as well as teams for Sales and Marketing. Members from each team will be there, assisting and building relationships for the next events (hint hint)

Charlotte: Your expos are renowned for the great parties – is that going to be possible this year?

Sarah: With covid measures in place, we are focusing on getting the business wheels turning via exhibition & session hall focus this time. But don’t worry – there will surely be dinners and small gatherings happening. We think that meeting up with old business colleagues and friends and making new connections will be a good start.  If anything is formally organised, it will be up on the site with the relevant details.

Charlotte: Are there any surprises in store for expo visitors? Can you give us a hint?

Sarah: If you are a trader, we know that many of our Exhibiting and Sponsoring Brands will be running some slick and special competitions and giveaways. As it’s the first show in almost two years (OMG!) brands are looking to shine bright and what better place to pull out all the stops than Dubai!

Charlotte: Are there still deals left on flights and accommodation?

Sarah: Yes! You can use the following promo code to get special fares on Emirates flights:

Promotion code: EVE6FXE, Travel Validity:  May 14 to May 25, 2021. Book at www.emirates.com and enter the above promotion code when you book.

And there are still rooms available at the luxurious Grand Hyatt Hotel where the expo will be held. A 20% discount also applies to all Grand Hyatt Dubai Restaurants! Grab your discount by clicking on the link. https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/DXBGH/G-IBFU

Charlotte: At Contentworks we’ve been helping our clients prepare their marketing materials for the expo. From landing pages, to PRs and corporate videos, its’ been a busy time. What are your top tips for expo attendees?

Sarah: We published a few articles via Ultimate Fintech Insights. This event has been even more interesting for us as we are dealing with quite a few clients that have never exhibited with us in the past as well as attendees who have never been to one of our shows. Obviously, with covid, its important to have all your prep done to make sure you attend and stay safe. We are doing everything in our power to support this. Be aware of the floor plan ahead of time, visit the site and understand who the exhibitors are and make a game plan.

Charlotte: Will people be able to watch the event online?

Sarah: We will be keeping our audience up to date via social channels (IG, LI and FB) as I know you will be at Contentworks Agency. We love the social element our partnership brings to the expos! We will also be filming the sessions and adding them to our channels so anyone attending can watch them later on.

Charlotte: What are you most looking forward to?

Sarah: To be honest the most exciting part is to continue planning for the next events. We were cautiously optimistic with this event, but we are so keen to be able to offer other opportunities to our audience. It will be lovely to see everyone catching up and to meet familiar faces once again!

Due to safety requirements, places are limited and going fast for both exhibitors and attendees. Are you registered for the iFXEXPO in Dubai? Register today to save your spot at the most exclusive event in the online trading industry.

Contentworks as Media Partners

As a leading content marketing agency for the finance and fintech space, Contentworks is the ideal media partner fit for the iFX EXPO and has supported the event since 2017 when the agency began. The team will be following the event closely and live tweeting across both days in May. Follow on Twitter @_contentworks to get a mention or shout out for your brand. Hashtags for this event are #iFXEXPO and #iFXEXPODubai if you want to join the conversation. We wish all the attendees, sponsors and exhibitors a fruitful and fun event.

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Launch of Crypto Trading Team by Goldman Sachs

The cryptocurrency trading team formed will be a part of global currencies The memo is penned by Goldman Sachs partner Rajesh Venkataramani.

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U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs has announced the details of the cryptocurrency trading team. According to a staff memo, the trading group is buying and selling futures on CME group and non-deliverable forwards.  

Goldman Sachs Forms Crypto Trading Team

The cryptocurrency trading group formed will be a part of Goldman’s global currencies and emerging markets division. The memo is penned by Goldman partner Rajesh Venkataramani. The first report of the memo came on Friday. 

According to Rajesh Venkataramani, the team will be part of Goldman’s global currencies and emerging markets (GCEM) unit. His official statement reads,

“I am pleased to announce the formation of the firm’s cryptocurrency trading team, which will be our centralized desk for managing cryptocurrency risk for our clients. The Crypto trading team will be a part of Global Currencies and Emerging Markets (GCEM), reporting to me, within the firm’s Digital Assets effort led by Mathew McDermott.”

Derivatives of The Trading Group

The announcement affirmed that Wall Street is allowing cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. The adoption of digital currency seems to be on a continuous hike. Recent news from the rivalry, Morgan Stanley chose to offer its wealth management clients access to Bitcoin funds in the recent past months.

The derivatives of the Trading group facilitating investors to take note of Bitcoin future prices. In order to not to deal with the physical asset, the contracts will be settled in hard cash, which it “is not in a position to trade,” according to the memo.

The launch of the Digital Assets dashboard by Goldman this Thursday will allow its traders access to crypto market data and news.

Venkataramani says,

“The newly formed team has already traded Bitcoin-backed non-deliverable forward contracts and CME Group’s Bitcoin futures.”

Last month, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon mentioned that,

“He was expecting a big evolution in the cryptocurrency space when it comes to regulations.”

READ  DC Bar Association Allows Crypto Payments for Lawyers

#CME Group #Goldman Sachs Forms Crypto Trading Team #Goldman Sachs Group Inc #Morgan Stanley

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Source: https://www.cryptoknowmics.com/news/launch-of-crypto-trading-team-by-goldman-sachs

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A Popular Analyst List Out The Assets To Keep An Eye On, In May

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Altcoins That May Hit New ATH in May! Since the past fortnight, many large and small market cap gems rallied high forming a new milestone. However, the Altcoin season is believed to have initiated with the jump in the Ethereum price. A popular analyst and the Managing Partner at MoonrockCapital, Simon Dedic, lists out 5 …

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Altcoins That May Hit New ATH in May!

Since the past fortnight, many large and small market cap gems rallied high forming a new milestone. However, the Altcoin season is believed to have initiated with the jump in the Ethereum price.

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A popular analyst and the Managing Partner at MoonrockCapital, Simon Dedic, lists out 5 cryptocurrencies that may form new ATH in May 2021. 

The analyst predicts Ethereum price will hit $5000 whereas BNB price may also rally to hit $1000 levels by the end of May 2021. 

Also Read: Top Altcoins to Watch This Month!

 Altcoin Season Underway!

The altcoin season is said to have started as most of the top 100 cryptocurrencies are now a billion dollar asset. Moreover, many of the altcoins have even surpassed their previous ATH and formed new highs in the recent rally. 

As the Bitcoin dominance rate kept sliding, the Altcoin space has strengthened itself to manifest a growing dominancy and extended user adoption. Additionally, Ethereum price is expected to keep the bullish momentum intact to propel high. As most of the altcoins are expected to surge with the ETH price flow jumping towards the north. 

Collectively, the altcoin season is expected to go parabolic as most of the altcoins are expected to discover new highs. No doubt analyst Simon listed the coins to have a watch in the currency month. Yet there are many other promising projects with strong fundamentals, and may also rally towards new high.

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SEC Chairman Says Crypto Markets Need Regulations to Prevent Fraud

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SEC chairman Gary Gensler said on Friday that greater protection for investors is required in cryptocurrency markets. 

Gensler is no stranger to the cryptocurrency world. The former Goldman Sachs investment banker has long been viewed as a strong candidate to take the SEC chairman role.  

Gensler was sworn in a few weeks ago as Joe Biden’s choice for the next head of the SEC. During Obama’s presidency, Gensler was in charge of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and was in charge of regulating derivatives.

What makes this particularly interesting is that he will become the first crypto and blockchain expert to hold the highly regarded position. A former MIT professor, he taught a course entitled “Blockchain and Money” and believes the two are a “catalyst for change.” Gensler stated at his SEC nomination hearing:

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have brought new thinking to payments and financial inclusion. But they’ve also raised new issues of investor protection that we still need to attend to.”

Despite his support and optimism, the new SEC chairman also expressed concern about the protections investors are not getting in the crypto asset market. Gensler understands the attraction of bitcoin and other coins, but worries investors are taking on more risk than necessary

“It’s a digital, scarce store of value, but highly volatile,” Gensler says. “And there’s investors that want to trade that, and trade that for its volatility, in some cases just because it is lower correlation with other markets. I think that we need greater investor protection there.”

He believes that as long as technology continues to change the way consumers interact with markets, regulations to protect said consumers have to keep pace. 

He went on to say that he believes BTC is a “speculative” store of value and that the Securities and Exchange Commission should remain “tech neutral” when looking at innovations in markets. 

The new chairman believes there needs to be an official authority for a regulator to oversee digital currency exchanges.

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The Magnificent Seven: TEL, ETC, QTUM, DOGE, OMG, EOS, LSK — Biggest Gainers, April 30 – May 7

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BeInCrypto looks at the seven altcoins that increased the most over the past seven days, from April 30 to May 7.

These altcoins are:

  • Telcoin (TEL) – 420%
  • Ethereum Classic (ETC) – 295%
  • Qtum (QTUM) – 118%
  • Dogecoin (DOGE) – 100%
  • OMG Network (OMG) – 99%
  • EOS (EOS) – 90%
  • Lisk (LSK) – 74%

TEL

TEL has been moving upwards since April 23. In a span of 13 days, it increased by 1,000%, leading to an all-time high price $0.049. Since then, the token has decreased slightly.

TEL has already moved above the 1.61 Fib projection of waves 1-3, indicating that wave five has extended.

If it decreases, the closest support levels are found at $0.026 and $0.021, respectively. They are created by the 0.5 and 0.618 Fib retracement levels.

TEL Parabola
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ETC

ETC began a massive upward movement on May 3, culminating with an all-time high price of $176, reached on May 6. This amounted to an upward movement of 292%.

The high was made right at the 3.61 external Fib retracement of the entire previous decrease, measuring from the all-time high. Afterwards, ETC decreased slightly since and is currently trading at $139.

If the current upward movement extends, the next resistance area would be found at $207, the 4.61 external Fib retracement.

ETC Parabola
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QTUM

QTUM has increased considerably this week. However, unlike TEL & ETC, it is nowhere close to reaching its all-time high. 

To the contrary, it is still below the $43-$53 resistance area, which is created by the 0.5 – 0.618 Fib retracement levels. 

While QTUM is likely to reach it, a rejection would be expected once it does, at least in the short-term.

QTUM Upward Move
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DOGE

DOGE has been moving upwards since April 23, when it had reached a low of $0.159. As a result, it managed to reach a new all-time high price of $0.696 on May 5, which amounted to an increase of 336%.

The high was made just above at the 1.61 external Fib retracement resistance, found at $0.627, causing a rejection. 

However, DOGE bounced once more after the rejection. 

If the movement extends, there is a confluence of resistance levels found near $0.90.

DOGE Move
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OMG

OMG has increased considerably this week, managing to reach a new yearly high of $15.35. Still, unlike ETC, the token is nowhere close to reaching a new all-time high. 

To the contrary, it has just reached the 0.5 Fib retracement level when measuring from the entire downward movement. Consequently, the entire $14.40-$17.75 area is likely to provide strong resistance.

Afterwards, if OMG manages to clear it, it is likely to move towards a new all-time high price.

OMG Movement
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EOS

EOS increased considerably this week, managing to break out above the long-term resistance area found at $8. Previously, it had been trading below this level since August 2019. 

As a result, it has managed to reach a high of $13.65, just between the 0.5-0.618 Fib retracement levels. However, it was rejected once it did, and is currently trading near $11.

EOS Breakout
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LSK

LSK has been moving upwards since April 23, when it was trading at a low of $3.14. Today, it managed to reach a new all-time high price of $11.50, amounting to an increase of 271%. 

The high was made just above the 1.61 external Fib retracement level of the previous drop. This is the first significant resistance level.

Therefore, if LSK manages to clear it, the next resistance area would be found at $14.57.

LSK All-Time High
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For BeInCrypto’s latest bitcoin (BTC) analysis, click here.

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In 2019, he decided to focus full-time on cryptocurrencies and trading.

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