Sara Silverstein | Editor-at-large
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Sara Silverstein, Editor-at-large, Business Insider

Sara is the host of Business Insider's cryptocurrency show "Crypto Insider" and oversees all of Business Insider's finance and economics video. Sara is the creator and host of the behavioral economics show "Why Are We All So Stupid?" on Facebook Watch. You can also see Sara on CNBC's "The Filthy Rich Guide".

Sara has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a concentration in analytical finance and a bachelor's in mathematics from the University of Colorado.

Prior to her work as a financial journalist, she spent five years as a senior portfolio analyst at a hedge fund.


TNSY 2018 @ 09:30

Giving currency to crypto – how will the institutionalization of digital assets impact investment portfolios, trading desks and capital markets at large?

  • Good as gold? Should investors buy cryptocurrencies or gold as a safe-haven asset? How will the emergence of digital currencies impact the value of gold, silver and other stores of value in the short and long term?
  • Regulatory risk – what developments do risk-averse institutions need to see on the regulatory front to quell concerns about compliance?
  • Crypto block trading – current and future developments for facilitating the execution of large institutional digital currency trades
  • Bitcoin futures – what impact has the launch of bitcoin futures products had on the development and legitimacy of the digital currency ecosystem?
  • Crypto ETFs – when will we see a bitcoin ETF and what will it mean for the greater digital asset marketplace?
  • Volatility & systemic risk – could the wild price swings associated with cryptocurrencies pose a risk to clearing houses and overall market stability?
  • Re-thinking market infrastructure – how could the inner workings of markets be re-invented to both attract an enthusiastic new generation of cryptocurrency traders while safeguarding against new risks posed by wild price gyrations?
  • Non-correlation effect & institutional portfolios – how can institutional investors leverage bitcoin’s extremely low correlation with traditional asset classesto optimize their portfolios?
  • Bitcoin vs. blockchain – is it necessary to separate the currency from the underlying digital architecture to explore new use cases and applications?
last published: 16/Aug/18 17:05 GMT

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