George Ball

Microstrategy’s $250 Million Bitcoin Buy Consequential

When a publicly owned company decides to invest about $250 million in an asset that was widely attacked more than a decade ago, it says a lot about how the world has changed. The reasons and the timing of Microstrategy’s bitcoin incursion could not have come at a better time for the company’s investors. The …

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Ex-Prudential Securities CEO Calls Bitcoin a ‘Safe Haven’

George Ball, the former chief executive officer of Prudential Securities and now CEO of Sanders Morris Harris, suggested that bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies could be “a safe haven” for investors and traders as an alternative investment. Ball, who claimed himself as a Bitcoin and blockchain opponent, said in an interview with Reuters on August 14 …

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Former Prudential Financial CEO George Ball Says Now Time to Buy Bitcoin

South Korea’s Largest Bank Unveils Bitcoin Custody Services KB Kookmin Bank (KB), the largest commercial bank in South Korea, has agreed a deal with blockchain venture fund Hashed and crypto exchange Cumberland Korea to offer bitcoin custody services. In January, the government-owned bank filed its trademark application for … read more. Wirex Launching in US …

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