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Jump Trading Lost Almost $300M in FTX’s Collapse, Michael Lewis Says in ‘Going Infinite’

This makes the trading giant one of FTX’s top creditors, Lewis wrote, citing documents from the crypto exchange’s former chief operating officer, Constance Wang.

Oct 3, 2023 at 6:52 p.m. UTC
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Future ‘Shock’? Phemex Probably Won’t Be Even Mildly Surprised

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Sep 20, 2023 at 2:10 p.m. UTC

TV's Kevin O’Leary: ‘All the Crypto Cowboys Are Going to Be Gone Soon’

O’Leary, an entrepreneur and television personality, was paid $15 million by FTX for “20 service hours, 20 social posts, one virtual lunch and 50 autographs,” according to Michael Lewis’s new book “Going Infinite.”

Oct 3, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. UTC

Bitcoin Buckles to $27.4K as Crypto Rally Fizzles on Macro Jitters

BTC dropped 3.5% over the past 24 hours, while ether lost near 4% amid a dismal first day of ETH futures ETF trading in the U.S.

Oct 3, 2023 at 8:59 a.m. UTC

Bankman-Fried Seeks to Block Prosecutors Calling FTX Investors, Former Insiders as Witnesses

Lawyers are still quibbling over what evidence can be brought to the FTX founder’s fraud trial, hours before jury selection is due to start.

Oct 3, 2023 at 9:28 a.m. UTC

Sam Bankman-Fried Sues His Insurer as Legal Bills Mount

The FTX founder is protesting insurance firm CNA’s policy as his legal woes cost him serious money.

Oct 3, 2023 at 4:19 p.m. UTC

EU Plans for Wholesale CBDC Out Within Weeks, French Central Banker Says

A central bank digital currency usable by financial markets is moving faster than a more controversial plan targeting regular citizens.

Oct 3, 2023 at 1:54 p.m. UTC

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Founding editor of The Protocol Newsletter Brad Keoun is joined by tech journalists Sam Kessler and Margaux Nijkerk to walk you through the latest news and developments of the incredibly fast-moving space of the blockchain realm.

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CoinDesk Indices presents six notable market movement highlights from last week.

Sep 30, 2023
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Protocol Village: Google Cloud to Serve as Validator for Polygon PoS Network

The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals.

Sep 29, 2023

SBF TRIAL: Inside Sam Bankman-Fried's Trial Defense Episode 4

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Coinbase’s Desire to End SEC Lawsuit Should Be Rejected, U.S. Regulator Argues

“To distract from the fatal flaws in its legal arguments, Coinbase cries foul and seeks to blame the SEC for its current legal predicament,” the SEC said in a Tuesday court filing.

Oct 3, 2023
U.S. authorities cracked down on another ring of fentanyl suppliers they say are tied to Chinese companies and using cryptocurrency to move money. (Photo illustration by Jesse Hamilton)

Chinese Firms Used Crypto Payments to Run Fentanyl Network, U.S. Claims in Charges

The U.S. Department of Justice charged eight companies with illegal drug production, distribution and sales of precursor chemicals, saying they used cryptocurrency to move money.

Oct 3, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried (left) exiting a New York courthouse earlier in 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

No Sam Bankman-Fried Jury Yet; Judge Expects to Cull 50 Prospects Quickly on Wednesday

Several prospective jurors revealed that they or loved ones lost money on crypto, including one whose brother was nearly ruined.

Oct 3, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried exiting a New York courthouse earlier this year. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)