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How Bank Secrecy Act Could Impact Crypto
Shipyard Software CEO and co-founder Mark Lurie breaks down his Policy Week opinion piece on CoinDesk, titled "Sweeping Crypto Regulation? First Update the Bank Secrecy Act." And, why decentralized finance should shift its focus from Know Your Customer (KYC) to "Know Your Transaction."
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Is Bitcoin’s Recent Rally Sustainable?
Bitwise Asset Management Chief Investment Officer Matt Hougan joins "All About Bitcoin" to discuss whether bitcoin's recent rally is sustainable as BTC has been weaving above and below $23,000. Plus, insights on Bitwise's 2023 annual financial advisor survey and outlook for bitcoin spot ETF prospects.
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Breaking Down Bitcoin’s Bullish Sentiment
A Glassnode chart shows bitcoin's (BTC) current "contango" term structure, a condition that exists when the price of bitcoin futures exceeds the price of bitcoin in spot markets. Plus, insights on bullish signals from bitcoin's current funding rate. "All About Bitcoin" host Christine Lee breaks down "The Chart of The Day."
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SEC Rejects Ark 21Shares Spot Bitcoin ETF; Tesla’s Q4 Bitcoin Strategy
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected a joint effort by Ark Investment Management and 21Shares to list a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) for the second time. Plus, the latest on electric car maker Tesla (TSLA) not buying or selling any bitcoin (BTC) in the fourth quarter.
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Bitwise Exec on Investors’ Growing Interest in Crypto
Bitwise Asset Management Chief Investment Officer Matt Hougan discusses the growing interests of investors in cryptocurrency despite contagion concerns. "Nearly every financial advisor in America is receiving questions about crypto from their clients," he said.
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Polygon Q4 Transaction Volatility Linked to FTX Collapse, ZK Rollup Testing: Nansen
According to Nansen the Ethereum scaling tool Polygon saw wide swings in daily transactions and active addresses during the fourth quarter as users scrambled to move funds during the epic meltdown of Sam Bankman Fried’s FTX crypto exchange The tremendous addition of daily addresses was also partly due to Polygon’s zero knowledge EVM public testnet [...]
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Conflux Token Spikes 60% After Integrating China’s Version of Instagram
Conflux the native token of the layer 1 Conflux blockchain soared by 60 25 on Thursday after it announced it had integrated Little Red Book China's version of Instagram Conflux received a 5 million research grant from Shanghai's government in 2021 The Hash hosts discuss the cultural contexts lack of clarity and changes in China's [...]
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What the U.S. Can Learn from the World's Best Crypto Policies
Author & Journalist Jeff Wilser takes "The Hash" hosts on a tour of various countries across the globe, their approach to regulating crypto, and what the U.S. can learn from legislation around the world. Plus, insights into the bipartisanship of the crypto congress.
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Warren Praises SEC Chair Gensler, Slams Crypto Lobby
U S Sen Elizabeth Warren D Mass praised the country's securities regulator and its chief Gary Gensler's efforts to police the crypto industry while calling for lawmakers to give the watchdog the necessary resources and authority to keep things going Warren also took aim at crypto lobbying The Hash panel discusses the latest in U [...]
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Rep. French Hill on Congress' FTX Problem
More than one in three of the 535 senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress received direct contributions from Sam Bankman-Fried and other former FTX executives. What does this mean for how Congress will approach crypto this year? Rep. French Hill (R-Arkansas) weighs in on the importance of transparency.
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