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Market Wrap: Bitcoin’s Price Plummets on Global Inflation Concerns

The decline in crypto prices appears to be linked to poor inflation data in Germany Bitcoin BTC sold off sharply in Friday trading and was recently trading below 21 500 down more than 8 over the last 24 hours The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization is down 13 for the week The decline started during [...]

Aug 19, 2022 at 8:44 p.m. UTC

FDIC Orders Crypto Exchange FTX US, 4 Others to Cease 'Misleading' Claims

The FDIC published five cease-and-desist orders Friday, including to FTX.US, alleging they mislead investors by suggesting they had coverage from the deposit insurance provider.

Aug 19, 2022 at 6:07 p.m. UTC

Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius Now Says It Likely Has Enough Cash to Last Through End of Year

The company’s CFO testified the company will receive additional funds in maturing loans and sales and use tax savings in a bankruptcy hearing with creditors.

Aug 19, 2022 at 5:47 p.m. UTC

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Aug 17, 2022 at 12:17 p.m. UTC

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Tell Us What You Know About Crypto and Blockchain Education

For CoinDesk's Best Universities for Blockchain ranking in September, we are seeking opinions and recommendations from professionals, academics and students in the industry. Tell us what you think.

Aug 17, 2022
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A Food Crisis on the Horizon?

Fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is just one of the factors pointing in the direction of greater food insecurity.

Aug 19, 2022
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 19, 2022

With bitcoin and much of the crypto market dropping with traditional stocks, plus a look at what some developers mean by the “New Age” of DeFi, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.

Aug 19, 2022
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NFTs on Instagram: How to Show Off Your Digital Collectibles

Instagram’s NFT integration allows select users to share their digital collectibles and verify ownership.

Aug 18, 2022
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Who You Really Are: A Conversation About Pseudonymity With Default Friend at Consensus

The internet phenomenon and historian talks to CoinDesk at Consensus.

Jun 11, 2022

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Many Bored Ape NFTs Are in Danger of Getting Liquidated as Borrowed Money Comes Back to Bite

The NFT lending platform BendDAO has collateralized almost 3% of the entire Bored Ape collection, and many NFTs have recently entered the “danger zone” of liquidation.

Aug 19, 2022
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Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius Now Says It Likely Has Enough Cash to Last Through End of Year

The company’s CFO testified the company will receive additional funds in maturing loans and sales and use tax savings in a bankruptcy hearing with creditors.

Aug 19, 2022
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HUSD Stablecoin Returns to $1 Peg After Liquidity Problems

The HUSD stablecoin, which is issued by Stable Universal, has returned to its $1 peg after suffering "liquidity problems" in relation to a closed market maker account.

Aug 19, 2022
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New Auditor for Stablecoin Issuer Tether Confirms Slashing of Commercial Paper Holdings

Stablecoin issuer Tether has cut its commercial paper exposure to $8.6 billion, with a reduction to $200 million on track by the end of the month.

Aug 19, 2022