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Bitcoin Market-Neutral Bets Offer 10% Return as BTC Tops $41K, Analysts Say

The "basis trade," a standout in the 2020/2021 bull market, is hinting at a resurgence, one observer said, referring to the rising futures premium.

Dec 4, 2023 at 7:09 a.m. UTC

Bitcoin’s Price Rise to $41K Buoyed by $200M in Weekend Short Liquidations

Overall market capitalization has risen 3% in the past 24 hours to reach a level previously seen in April 2022.

Dec 4, 2023 at 6:58 a.m. UTC

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces $1B Class Action Suit Over Binance Endorsement

The suit alleges that Ronaldo "promoted, assisted in, and/or actively participated in the offer and sale of unregistered securities in coordination with Binance."

Dec 1, 2023 at 6:44 p.m. UTC

Grayscale Setting Up for Bitcoin ETF Race by Hiring Industry Veteran From Invesco

John Hoffman spent over 17 years at investment manager Invesco and will lead Grayscale's distribution and partnerships team.

Dec 1, 2023 at 5:37 p.m. UTC

Gauging Spot Bitcoin ETF's Impact on Price Volatility

Some analysts expect bitcoin to mature into a less volatile asset following the introduction of spot ETFs in the U.S, while others say potential "cash creation" structures wil...

Dec 1, 2023 at 2:15 p.m. UTC

North Korean Hackers Lazarus Group Stolen $3B in Cryptocurrency

The hacker group stole the funds over the last six years, which was likely used to fund the country's projects, a report said.

Dec 1, 2023 at 4:15 p.m. UTC


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The Dichotomy of AI: MIT Professor Sandy Pentland Examines Whether It Poses a Threat or Opportunity to Humanity

Is AI older than you think? Exploring AI Governance challenges and solutions from centralization concerns to data ownership and community empowerment.

Dec 1, 2023
Unchained Wide

Why Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Is So Pro-Crypto

The GOP presidential candidate also talks about how pegging the dollar to a basket of commodities that could eventually include Bitcoin would help the U.S. economy, and why he...

Dec 1, 2023
The Protocol Wide

Leadership Turmoil Hits Cosmos, ENS and Unstoppable Domains Fuel Tech Ownership Debate and More

Cosmos faces internal leadership challenges, with its founder advocating for a 'hard fork.' Concurrently, the Ethereum Name Service founder contemplates challenging Unstoppabl...

Nov 30, 2023
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Protocol Village: ARPA's Random Number Generator Launches on Base

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Nov. 23-29, with live updates throughout.

Nov 30, 2023
Markets Daily Wide

Featured Story | Bitcoin and the Changing Definition of 'Safety'

When supposedly safe investments like bonds and stocks underperform, what does that mean for our view of apparently risky investments like bitcoin? Noelle Acheson offers her t...

Nov 26, 2023
Ali Yahya, general partner, a16z.

Ali Yahya, Andreessen Horowitz: 'Many Fair Weather VCs Have Pivoted'

A16z’s general partner tells Jeff Wilser why the blue-chip venture fund is "100% committed on crypto as a space."

Nov 20, 2023


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UK Lawmakers Urge Lower Digital Pound Holding Limits

They also want the government to tweak plans to make sure the CBDC’s design won’t preclude the possibility of paying interest on the digital pound.

Dec 4, 2023
Cristiano Ronaldo, now playing with Al Nassr FC, on Nov. 27 at King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Khalid Alhaj/MB Media/Getty Images)

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Faces $1B Class Action Suit Over Binance Endorsement

The suit alleges that Ronaldo "promoted, assisted in, and/or actively participated in the offer and sale of unregistered securities in coordination with Binance."

Dec 1, 2023
Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon (Terra)

Terraform Labs, Do Kwon Fail to Have Singapore Class-Action Suit Rejected: Report

The suit was filed in September 2022 by Julian Moreno Beltran and Douglas Gan on behalf of 375 others, who claim they lost a combined $57 million.

Dec 1, 2023
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry got tied up as temporary Speaker of the House, distracting him from crypto legislation. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Republicans' Leadership Squabbles Delayed U.S. Crypto Bills Until 2024, Key Lawmakers Say

Republican Rep. French Hill and Democrat Rep. Jim Himes see potential future floor votes for crypto bills being key to convincing the Democrat-controlled Senate to play ball.

Nov 30, 2023
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Brazil to Impose 15% Tax on Crypto Earnings Held on Offshore Exchanges: Report

The bill is awaiting presidential approval.

Nov 30, 2023
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UK Won’t Excuse Ignorance in the Hunt for Unpaid Crypto Taxes, Experts Say

The government could use a number of different ways to track down crypto tax evaders, CoinDesk was told.

Nov 30, 2023