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Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Discount Widens to Record High Near 50%

The shares have not traded at a premium to bitcoin since March 2021

Dec 8, 2022 at 4:56 p.m. UTC

Ether Breaks Trendline From Previous Bear Cycle Lows

The breakdown of the ascending trendline corresponding with previous bear market lows looks horrible, one portfolio manager said.

Dec 8, 2022 at 12:40 p.m. UTC

Senate Committee to Subpoena FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried if He Does Not Testify Voluntarily

The Senate Banking Committee is "prepared" to subpoena FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried if he does not voluntarily appear at a committee hearing about the collapse of FTX, its leaders said Wednesday.

Dec 8, 2022 at 12:35 a.m. UTC

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Most Influential 2022

The Definitive List of the Biggest Changemakers in Crypto, Blockchain and Web3. Presented by Bitstamp


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DESK Upgrade on CoinDesk’s Website Offers Tokenized Reader Experience

The social token’s expansion helps CoinDesk establish a Web3-driven feedback loop with readers.

Dec 6, 2022

Introducing Consensus Magazine: Putting Web3 in Perspective

Magazines are powerful when they spark dialogue about what’s happening now and could happen in the future. That’s Consensus all over, so we’re renaming Layer 2 after CoinDesk’s annual event.

Dec 5, 2022
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Crypto Update | Why Do Crypto Lenders Keep Blowing Up?

With bitcoin and other cryptos sinking, but not by enough to disturb the calm of the past 10 days, plus a look at why crypto lenders keep falling into bankruptcy, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with its latest news roundup.

Dec 8, 2022
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The Who’s Who of Crypto’s 2022

Spoiler alert: Influence can be for good or for bad. Plus, analyzing SBF’s media apology tour.

Dec 8, 2022
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The White-Collar Recession

PepsiCo becomes the latest company to lay off executives as Wall Street braces for a rough 2023.

Dec 7, 2022


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2022 – Crypto Markets: A Year in Review

Dec 8, 2022 at 1:45 p.m. UTC


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Hedge Fund Presidio Trading to Spin Out Crypto Market Tail Risk Strategy

Tail risk investment strategies look to reduce overall portfolio risk by outperforming during an unexpected downturn, but do so at the cost of lower returns in a bull market.

Dec 8, 2022
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FTX Bankruptcy Managers Hire Forensic Investigators AlixPartners: WSJ

The team, led by former SEC accountant Matt Jacques, is tasked with tracking billions of dollars that disappeared from FTX.

Dec 8, 2022
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South Korean Court Denies Injunction Against Crypto Exchanges for Delisting Metaverse Token Wemix: Report

The Wemix token is trading 90% lower than this time last month after it was delisted by several exchanges.

Dec 8, 2022
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Centralized Crypto Exchange Bybit Integrates Decentralized Exchange ApeX Pro Onto Platform

The move had been “well under way” prior to the collapse of FTX and heightened scrutiny of centralized exchanges.

Dec 8, 2022