BTC $ 11,685.47 1.948%
ETH $ 379.52 0.883765%
MARKET CAP $ 364 bln 1.47%
ICOs 6,290

16/09/2020   Bitcoin CEO: MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor Explains His $425M Bet on BTC

Mchael Saylor, the founder of MicroStrategy, said Tuesday his company has acquired an additional $175 million in bitcoin (BTC) in a single purchase.

Saylor said on Twitter that his business intelligence company had completed the acquisition of 16,796 bitcoin on Monday.

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14/09/2020   Uniswap Takes Lead Over SushiSwap Less Than 24 Hours After SUSHI Rewards Drop

No loyalty among yield farmers.

Uniswap now has more value locked (TVL) than its upstart rival, SushiSwap, less than a day after SUSHI block rewards for liquidity providers (LPs) dropped from 1,000 tokens to just 100.

TVL on SushiSwap fell from $1.46 billion worth of crypto...

11/09/2020   Another DeFi exit scam just made off with $20M in investor funds

Is DeFI unravelling, or are these just growing pains?

The rapidly expanding DeFi space is becoming riddled with scams as another suspicious project has headed for the exits carrying speculators' money.

"A new liquidity mining pool DeFi project, Yfdexf.Finance has exited the...

09/09/2020   NY AG Asks Court for New Order to Make Bitfinex Turn Over Tether Loan Documents

The New York Attorney General’s office (NYAG) wants Tether and Bitfinex to immediately turn over documents detailing a $900 million line of credit the first entity extended to the second, according to a new filing with a public court system.

The NYAG’s office began a formal inquiry...

08/09/2020   Should You Trade Cryptocurrencies Through CFDs?

Cryptocurrency is the buzzword flying around the trading community for the last decade. Bitcoin was the first to show the real power of unregulated digital currency that allowed quite a number of people to acquire wealth through sheer patience. Some have bought it back in 2008 and kept their...

07/09/2020   Fishy Business: What Happened to $1.2B DeFi Protocol SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap investors were handed a raw deal over the weekend after the pseudonymous founder of the $1.27 billion, 1.5-week-old decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol cashed out.

A fork of DeFi darling Uniswap, SushiSwap is the brainchild of a pseudonymous founder, Chef Nomi, who took the...

04/09/2020   Bank of England Governor Wants Global Regulations as Stablecoins Pick Up Steam

The governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has said stablecoins need global regulation, warning private issuers that an international regulatory framework could soon be in the cards.

Governor Andrew Bailey said regulators have to come together for a "global response" so they can...

02/09/2020   First Mover: Rookie YFI Token Jumped 8-Fold in August as DeFi Dominated

You’re reading First Mover, CoinDesk’s daily markets newsletter. Assembled by the CoinDesk Markets Team and edited by Bradley Keoun, First Mover starts your day with the most up-to-date sentiment around crypto markets, which of course never close, putting in context every wild swing in...

01/09/2020   US Regulator to Shake Up Banking With Federal Charters for Payment Firms

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is forging ahead with a long-in-the-works plan to offer national banking charters to payment firms that don’t take deposits, but not everybody is happy.

According to a Tuesday report by Politico, Acting Comptroller of...

31/08/2020   Huobi and OKEx Battle for Supremacy in China

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is taking aim at competitor OKEx in China, specifically the business of trading bitcoin futures and other derivatives contracts. The fight opens a new front in a longstanding rivalry.

OKEx, which is led by Chinese executives and based in Malta, is the...

28/08/2020   Great DeFi news!

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28/08/2020   Commentary: Fed Chair Jerome Powell Details Inflation Target Changes

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell explains the U.S. central bank’s economic approach, including how it will address its previous 2% inflation goal over the next decade

ND (10:00): Powell’s done for the day. The symposium will continue through tomorrow, with Bank of England...

26/08/2020   Crypto and Fintech Investor Ribbit Capital Files to Raise $350M for ‘Blank Check’ IPO

Ribbit Capital, a major investor in fintech startups including cryptocurrency and blockchain ventures, is seeking to raise $350 million for a “blank check” company that would make acquisitions.

The special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Ribbit LEAP Ltd., filed a prospectus...

24/08/2020   Japan’s Finance Minister: Blockchain Can Help in Fight Against COVID

Taro Aso, Japan’s finance minister, said blockchain could provide one possible solution to COVID contact tracing, emphasizing privacy.
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso suggested blockchain would be key in the world’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic as the technology can be used...

21/08/2020   INX Crypto Exchange to Launch $117M IPO Next Week

INX Ltd. said it will launch its long-awaited landmark initial public offering (IPO) as soon as Monday, capping a nearly two-year journey for the startup cryptocurrency and security token exchange.

"It is anticipated that the offering will begin on Aug. 24, 2020, or shortly...

19/08/2020   UK Regulator Grants License to Digital Security Exchange Archax

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has granted several licenses to digital securities exchange and custodian Archax – making it one of the world’s first authorized trading spaces for the asset-class.

Archax said Wednesday it was now licensed as a multilateral trading facility...

17/08/2020   Pantera Tells SEC Its Crypto Fund Has Raised Nearly $165M

Institutions and the well-heeled have poured millions of dollars into a Pantera Capital fund, helping it more than double in size since it launched in 2018.

The Pantera Venture Fund III has received $164.7 million in private placements from just under 200 investors, according to a...

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