GameStop and Bitcoin renewed a push to digitize the stock market | Curio

GameStop and Bitcoin renewed a push to digitize the stock market

11 mins | Apr 22, 2021

Kick start your day with a 15-min audio story that challenges and inspires your mind. Listen to expert voices across Technology, Business, Psychology and Health — bringing you new perspectives, insights and ideas. Released every Monday to Friday, we’ll help you practice curiosity and open-mindedness as part of your daily routine. Today's pick: A tectonic digital shift is starting to happen. Many have dreamed of using blockchain technology to enable digital trading of virtually any asset. Recent developments suggest that this concept is now closer to reality than ever before. Experiments in blockchain-based exchanges with nearly instant, 24/7 trading are gaining traction, but critics warn of volatility and risk. Paul Vigna examines the people behind the push to transform the stock market.

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