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GUNDLACH: Hedge funds are betting against Treasurys like never before, and they could soon face massive losses
Jeff Gundlach, the founder of DoubleLine Funds, warned that hedge funds, which have made record bets against long-term US Treasurys, could be squeezed out of those positions.
The Fundstrat cofounder Tom Lee said in his report that there was "significant volatility" in bitcoin's price around the expiration date of CME Group and Cboe futures contracts.
Everything you need to know about Tether, the cryptocurrency academics claim was used to manipulate bitcoin
Tether is in the frame again after a paper from the University of Texas at Austin claiming it was used to manipulate the price of bitcoin.
The US has reportedly opened a criminal probe into market manipulation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
The US Justice Department and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating spoofing and wash trading in cryptocurrency markets, according to Bloomberg.
The CFTC has joined fellow US regulators the SEC and FINRA in warning investors to watch out for scams in the cryptocurrency market.
A statement by the SEC and CFTC emphasized the agencies would crackdown on any entity in the digital coin space that isn't compliant.
The Futures Industry Association says clearinghouses are worried they will be most at risk to bitcoin's big price swings and weren't consulted on the launch.
A report by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission raised fears about future regulations.
Hedge funds are the most bearish in 16 months on tech stocks as equity investors rotate into other industries, keeping the bull market afloat.
Reuters reports that Corzine has also agreed to never again register with the CFTC.