Helene Braun

Helene Braun

Helene is a New York-based news reporter at CoinDesk, covering news about Wall Street, the rise of the spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and updates on crypto exchanges. She is also the co-host of CoinDesk's Markets Daily show on Spotify and Youtube. Helene is a recent graduate of New York University's business and economic reporting program and has appeared on CBS News, YahooFinance and Nasdaq TradeTalks. She holds BTC and ETH.

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Fund Management Giant State Street Increases Stake in Silvergate to 9.3%
Silvergate is up nearly 40% on Thursday alongside a sizable rally in crypto-related stocks.
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Caroline Butler (BNY Mellon)
BNY Mellon Names Caroline Butler CEO of Digital Assets
Butler previously ran the Custody Services division at the bank.
Caroline Butler (BNY Mellon)
Crypto-related stocks soared after the Federal Reserve's latest rate hike decision. (TradingView)
Coinbase Shares Soar as Crypto-Related Stocks Continue Post-Fed Rally
Barclays analyst said Coinbase volumes rose 56% in January from the previous month.
Crypto-related stocks soared after the Federal Reserve's latest rate hike decision. (TradingView)
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Crypto Exchange Bittrex Laying Off More Than 80 People
CEO Richie Lai cited the “new economic environment” as the primary reason for the cuts.
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Chris Tyrer Head of Institutional, Head of Europe (Fidelity Digital Assets)
Fidelity Digital Assets' Head of Institutional Crypto Exits Role
Chris Tyrer joined Fidelity Digital Assets as its first U.K. employee four years ago.
Chris Tyrer Head of Institutional, Head of Europe (Fidelity Digital Assets)
Wybo Wiersma (serocu.police.uk)
UK Man Sentenced to 4-1/2 Years in Jail for Stealing $2.5M in Crypto
Wybbo Wirsma, a Dutch native who lived in the U.K., was under investigation for five years before pleading guilty in an Oxford court on Thursday.
Wybo Wiersma (serocu.police.uk)
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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Owner’s Arrest Requested by South Korean Prosecutors: Report
Kang Jong-Hyun and his sister are under investigation for embezzlement related to tax evasion allegations against Bithumb.
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Coinbase Trading Volume Increases in January While Other Exchanges See Declines: JPMorgan
Coinbase’s reputation as one of the more trustworthy exchanges in the U.S. has helped it following the collapse of rival FTX.
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Moody’s Further Downgrades Coinbase Junk Bonds, Joining S&P
The ratings agency cited Coinbase’s weakened revenue and cash flow generation potential due to the ongoing crypto winter as reasons for the move. S&P downgraded the company ea...
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Justin Sun, who is now leading Huobi. (Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)
Huobi, Confirming Justin Sun as Leader, Takes Aim at 'Rat Trading'
The exchange addressed why it has frozen some accounts in the past.
Justin Sun, who is now leading Huobi. (Steven Ferdman/Getty Images)