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Published on April 15th, 2013 | by Donald McIntyre


eToro’s Mati Greenspan And Stefan Thomas, Founder Of WeUseCoins, Talk About Bitcoin Volatility And Security

Given the market volatility and “technology volatility” when it came to trading Bitcoin I decided to talk to Mati Greenspan, Senior Financial Consultant at eToro, and Stefan Thomas, Founder of WeUseCoins, to give their respective trading and technological perspectives.

It is important to clarify that the Bitcoin is the unit that is used as a currency and this is a separate entity to the exchanges where it trades. It is the same difference between a stock and the stock market. The exchanges are central marketplaces, like eBay, that aggregate traders and investors, and their technology is separated to that of the Bitcoin network itself.

In this interview Mati talks about market volatility, Stefan explains what happened in the last few days in terms of technology, and some issues are clarified:

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Founder of Etherplan. Founder of Naation. Co-founder of Global Financial Access. Founder of Dineronet and McIntyre S.A. Previously, at Morgan Stanley and UBS.

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