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Crypto Broker Genesis Cutting 20% of Workforce as CEO Michael Moro Exits

Michael Moro, the CEO of crypto broker Genesis has quit as the company cuts 20% of jobs.

Aug 17, 2022 at 1:23 p.m. UTC
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Do Your Assets on Exchanges Actually Exist?

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Jul 27, 2022 at 9:27 p.m. UTC

US Regulator 'Improperly' Pushing Banks to Avoid Serving Crypto Companies, Lawmaker Says

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said whistleblowers had informed him that the FDIC was pressuring banks to stop providing services to crypto companies.

Aug 17, 2022 at 6:42 a.m. UTC

Dogecoin Jumps as Dogechain Gains Traction Among Retail Crypto Traders

The Polygon-based Dogechain locks nearly $5 million in liquidity and is gaining prominence among retail crypto traders.

Aug 17, 2022 at 8:08 a.m. UTC

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Aug 15, 2022 at 2:38 a.m. UTC

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The Macroeconomic Signals Have Rarely Been This Confusing

Recession? Homebuilder sentiment is down for an eighth straight month, but some macro data is positive.

Aug 17, 2022
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 17, 2022

With the majority of the upward price action coming from meme coins as bitcoin slides in sync with traditional markets, plus a look at why more people are getting paid in BTC, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with its latest news roundup.

Aug 17, 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
CDCROP: Ian Macalinao is one half of the Saber brothers (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem

The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they're moving to Aptos.

Aug 4, 2022
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Genesis Faces ‘Hundreds of Millions’ in Losses as 3AC Exposure Swamps Crypto Lenders: Sources

The DCG-owned trading colossus is said to have suffered nine-figure losses partly through exposure to Three Arrows Capital and Babel Finance.

Jun 29, 2022

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Canadian Pension Giant Caisse Writes Off $150M Bet on Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius

Quebec-based Caisse said Wednesday it had acted "too soon" in entering the sector.

Aug 17, 2022
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Crypto Investing Giant Paradigm Leads $20M Round for Fractional NFT Protocol

Fractional, which allows for collective non-fungible token ownership, is rebranding as Tessera.

Aug 17, 2022
CDCROP: Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange Website (Chesnot/Getty Images)

Token Front-Running Was Common at Coinbase Crypto Exchange, a New Study Argues

Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney estimate that insider trading occurred on 10% to 25% of new crypto listings at Coinbase between September 2018 and May 2022, generating at least $1.5 million in profits for whomever was behind the transactions.

Aug 17, 2022
CDCROP: Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong (CoinDesk archives)

Coinbase Will Be ‘Meaningful’ Beneficiary of Ethereum Merge, JPMorgan Says

Coinbase's staking offering will drive revenue for the crypto exchange, the bank's equity analyst said.

Aug 17, 2022