James Rubin

James Rubin

James Rubin is CoinDesk's U.S. news editor based on the West Coast. He has written and edited for the Milken Institute, TheStreet.com and the Economist Intelligence Unit, among other organizations. He is also the co-author of the Urban Cyclist's Survival Guide. He owns a small amount of bitcoin.

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First Mover Asia: Amazon’s Web3 Foray Will Be a Compliance Nightmare; Bitcoin Tops $23.9K
The retail giant’s initiative, especially in NFTs, may force some regulatory clarity for digital assets. Cryptos surge in Sunday trading.
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First Mover Asia: Cryptos Shrug Off Latest US Productivity, Jobs Data; Bitcoin Hovers at $22.9K
ALSO: Sam Reynolds considers litecoin's strong performance over the past year compared to bitcoin and ether. The first altcoin has been operating largely out of the spotlight.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Tops $23.7K in Wednesday Comeback
The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization regained ground lost in a late Tuesday swoon. ALSO: Laguna Labs CEO Stefan Rust discusses Genesis and bitcoin's short-term prospects in a CoinDesk Q&A.
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Crypto Markets Today: Layer 1 Blockchain Token Aptos Reaches Record High
Also: Most major cryptos were in the red, but Axie Infinity’s AXS token continued to rally. Equity indexes were flat.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Seesaws Above and Below $23K Again
The largest cryptocurrency has been holding steady near this threshold as investors remain hopeful about inflation and the economy.
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First Mover Asia: Ether Prices Fall Relative to Bitcoin
The ETH/BTC currency pair has declined 8% since Jan. 11 as the price increase in bitcoin has been more pronounced than ether’s; BTC hovers near $23K in Monday trading.
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Binance Says Signature Bank Won’t Support Transactions for Crypto Exchange Customers of Less Than $100K
The crypto-friendly bank has been reducing its involvement in digital asset markets in recent weeks, part of the ongoing fallout from recent crypto industry debacles.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Surges Past $23K Before Retreating
ALSO: Sam Reynolds writes that Microsoft cutting its mixed reality team underlines large tech firms's struggles to succeed in the augmented and virtual reality space. Will Apple do better?
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Returns to Its Winning Ways
ALSO: Shaurya Malwa writes about Singapore asset management firm Cobo's initiative to introduce separate custodian, clearing and settlement services to crypto.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Hangs Tough Over $21K for Another Day
ALSO: Sam Reynolds writes about the unlikely rally of metaverse majors, including Axie Infinity and Decentraland, even as they struggle to keep users engaged.
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