10 Apr '13, 2pm

Bitcoin Parabola Not Enough? Here Comes Bitcoin Opportunity Fund... This Time With Leverage!

Bitcoin Parabola Not Enough? Here Comes Bitcoin Opportunity Fund... This Time With Leverage!

With Bitcoins changing digital hands for over $260 this morning, having doubled in a week (and exponentially risen in weeks), many have asked how to 'trade' or 'short' this virtual currency. Well, perhaps the answer is here. As TechCrunch notes , Coinsetter - a NY-based startup looking to launch a trading platform for Bitcoin has raised $500,000 in seed capital. The platform will allow leverage (via margin) and the ability to short the market. We can only imagine the hour-by-hour margin changes. Furthermore, Coinsetter intends to offer accredited investors (because wealth equals smarts, right) the ability to earn interest on Bitcoins. To put his money where his mouth is, Lukasiewicz, a former JPM investment banker, has said that he will "put up at least $50,000 of his own money towards the platform's initial margin reserves." Forget NFLX; Ignore FNM; day-trading Bitcoin wi...

Full article: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-04-10/bitcoin-parabola...

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