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VanEck's Bitcoin ETF Records 2,200% Volume Surge in a Day

A sudden trading volume on VanEck’s HODL product seemed “retail armyish,” one analyst said.

Feb 21, 2024 at 8:05 a.m. UTC

USDC Stablecoin Issuer Circle Dumps Tron Network; TRX Steady

Circle cited its “risk management” framework as part of the decision, among other factors.

Feb 21, 2024 at 3:48 a.m. UTC

As Crypto 'Points' Farming Grows, So Does Risk of Vague Promises

Liquid restaking protocols based on EigenLayer are offering "point" incentives attached to the vague prospect of future airdrops, but the trend carries risks.

Feb 21, 2024 at 3:29 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin ETF Trading Spikes to Busiest Session Since January Debut

Bloomberg exchange-traded funds analyst Eric Balchunas noted a particular uptick in volume for HODL and BTCW

Feb 21, 2024 at 12:39 a.m. UTC

Crypto Super PAC Fairshake Raises $4.9M From Winklevoss Twins: Report

Overall, Fairshake has raised more than $85 million to support leaders who endorse crypto and blockchain.

Feb 21, 2024 at 6:59 a.m. UTC

Starknet’s STRK Drops 53% Amid Token Issuance Criticism

The tokens started trading at around $5 apiece, exchange data shows, and fell ahead of significant token unlocks planned in the months ahead.

Feb 21, 2024 at 6:46 a.m. UTC

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Despite government crackdowns and widespread reports that crypto is outlawed in China, crypto trade is still very much alive. How is that possible?

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