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MARKET CAP $ 365 bln 1.24%
ICOs 6,290

28/09/2020   Crypto Long & Short: The OCC’s Stablecoin Statement Is a Seed of Financial Innovation

An unsurprising statement from a financial regulator is sending some welcome signals that point to a spurt of innovation ahead.

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a statement earlier this week saying that national banks can provide services to stablecoin...

25/09/2020   Jack Dorsey Details Twitter's Blockchain Strategy at Oslo Freedom Forum

When Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey spoke at the virtual Oslo Freedom Forum 2020 on Friday, he said blockchain technology is the future of Twitter.

“Blockchain and bitcoin point to a future, point to a world, where content exists forever,” Dorsey said. “We’re not in the...

23/09/2020   Nasdaq, SEC-Registered Fund Manager to Launch First-Ever Crypto ETF in Bermuda

The first exchange-traded fund (ETF) to broadly track the digital asset market has been accepted to list on the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX).

BSX announced last week the Hashdex Nasdaq Crypto Index ETF had been admitted to list on its trading platform.
The ETF is the...

21/09/2020   Meet in the Middle: Crypto Companies and Banks Are Evolving Together

Some say that meaningful change happens gradually. Others insist it erupts unexpectedly. This week, we saw that both are true.

Earlier this week, the Wyoming Banking Board voted to approve the application from San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken for a Special Purpose Depositary...

18/09/2020   Uniswap’s Distribution Is Built on Something That Can’t Be Forked: Actual Users

“I think that Uniswap is one of the premier DeFi [decentralized finance] protocols, and its token is as well,” Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at Alameda Research, told CoinDesk via email. “It has been the largest decentralized trading venue for a long time.”

The praise is noteworthy as...

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.


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!

Great news! We have added a new DeFi section. The most popular format of blockchain projects is now available on our platform.

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...

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