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DeFi Giant Curve Roiled as Founder's Loans Get Liquidated; CRV Slides 30%

Addresses tied to Curve founder Michael Egorov are borrowing nearly $100 million in various stablecoins against $140 million in curve tokens.

Jun 13, 2024 at 8:57 a.m. UTC
First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Holds $67K, CRV Slides

The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for June 13, 2024.

Jun 13, 2024 at 12:02 p.m. UTC
Stick With Bitcoin, 10x Research Says After Fed Predicts Just One Rate Cut For 2024

ETF inflows resumed Wednesday as U.S. inflation came in lower-than-expected.

Jun 13, 2024 at 7:33 a.m. UTC
Crypto Markets Have Seen $12B of Net Inflows This Year, JPMorgan Says

Most of the $16 billion inflow into spot bitcoin ETFs since their launch likely came from existing digital wallets on exchanges, the report said.

Jun 13, 2024 at 2:12 p.m. UTC
MicroStrategy Proposes $500M Convertible Notes to Boost Bitcoin Stash

The Nasdaq-listed firm currently holds 214,400 BTC.

Jun 13, 2024 at 11:04 a.m. UTC
Australia's Treasury to Include Stablecoin Rules in Crypto Bill Draft, ASIC's Warning For Crypto Entities

"How recently have you consulted with your lawyers about where the law currently?" asked an ASIC representative while speaking to an audience of crypto industry-goers.

Jun 13, 2024 at 11:06 a.m. UTC

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Consensus 2024

Consensus 2024 (Daniel Kuhn/CoinDesk)

Meet the Citizens of Consensus

A look at some of the people who attended the conference this year.

May 31, 2024
Joe Lubin, founder and CEO of Consensys, discusses Ethereum's political prospects. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

Crypto Is a Core American Issue, Consensys’ Joe Lubin Says

The Ethereum co-founder discusses why his firm decided to sue the SEC on stage at Consensus 2024.

May 29, 2024
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Everyone at Consensus 2024 Is Talking About Biden’s Crypto Flip Flop. Is He for Real?

Attendees are cautiously optimistic about apparent regulatory and legislative changes, though not everyone is convinced.

May 30, 2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate, speaks at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock/Suzanne Cordiero)

Is Crypto on the Cusp of a Bull or Bear Market? Using Consensus 2024 as a Barometer

Conference attendees give their say on market sentiment.

May 29, 2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., independent U.S. presidential candidate, speaks at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock/Suzanne Cordiero)

RFK Jr. Says Guilty Verdict May Help Trump's Election Prospects

The independent presidential candidate spoke Thursday at Consensus 2024 in Austin, Texas.

May 30, 2024
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Why Decentralized AI Is Gaining Steam

A year ago, “Crypto+AI” sounded like a game of “VC mad libs.” Now, as real-world applications begin to emerge, the idea makes much more sense. Jeff Wilser, who is hosting the...

May 23, 2024






Anchorage President Diogo Monica speaking in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson)

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Joins Anchorage Digital’s Board of Directors

Connie Shoemaker currently serves as the COO and CFO of asset management firm Bridgewater Associates’ parent company.

Jun 13, 2024
Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon (CoinDesk TV)

U.S. Judge Signs Off on $4.5B Terraform-Do Kwon Settlement With SEC

The settlement bans Kwon and Terraform Labs from buying and selling crypto asset securities while agreeing to pay $4.5 billion in disgorgement, prejudgment interest, and civil...

Jun 13, 2024
The EU published final technical standards on prudential matters under MiCA (Pixabay)

EU Body Publishes Final Draft Technical Standards for Prudential Matters: MiCA

The European Union's MiCA legislation - the wide-ranging package of bespoke rules for the crypto sector - was enforced last year.

Jun 13, 2024
Chair Gary Gensler told U.S. lawmakers that the ether ETF approval is coming soon. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Ether ETFs Should Be Fully Approved by September, Says SEC Chair Gensler

The chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission told senators in a budget hearing that the applications to run ether spot ETFs should be finished this summer.

Jun 13, 2024
View of Zug, Switzerland, from the lake, with mountains in background. (Louis Droege/Unsplash)

Swiss Regulator Shutters Crypto-Linked FlowBank, Begins Bankruptcy Process

FINMA announced Thursday that FlowBank’s minimum capital requirements were found to have been “significantly and seriously breached.”

Jun 13, 2024
Christy Goldsmith Romero (CFTC)

White House Expected to Nominate CFTC Commissioners to FDIC, Treasury Roles: Reports

CFTC Commissioners Christy Goldsmith Romero and Kristin Johnson are reportedly set to be nominated to key roles.

Jun 13, 2024