Lawrence Lewitinn

Lawrence Lewitinn

Lawrence Lewitinn joined CoinDesk as Managing Editor for Markets in December 2019. Lawrence is a seasoned financial journalist and a former Wall Street trader. Over the course of his career, he's worked at CNBC, TheStreet, Yahoo, the Observer and crypto publication Modern Consensus. Lewitinn holds positions of $200 or less in over 120 cryptocurrencies.

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CFTC Commissioner on Crypto Regulation; Analysts Expect Fed Decision to Trigger 'Healthy Pullback' in Bitcoin
First Mover covers the latest in crypto markets and regulation as the Federal Open Market Committee FOMC meeting kicks off today ahead of a decision on interest rates Wednesday and the fight over crypto regulation escalates Joining the conversation are CFTC Commissioner Kristin N Johnson Chamber of Digital Commerce founder and CEO Perianne Boring and [...]
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Coinbase Exec on Crypto Markets Ahead of Fed Rate Hike Decision; Gemini Reportedly Under Investigation
A big week in markets as the U S Federal Reserve meets to decide how high to raise interest rates amid signs of lower inflation and a cooling economy Coinbase Institutional Head of Research David Duong joins First Mover to discuss Johns Hopkins Univ Professor of Applied Economics Steve Hanke weighs in with his recession [...]
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Core PCE Price Index Rose 4.4% in December; Aptos Labs CEO on Token Surge
Crypto markets are processing the just released PCE data showing that core inflation has continued to cool The Personal Consumption Expenditures PCE index rose 4 4 annually last month compared to 4 7 in November The report is the last major economic data to be released prior to the Fed's next rate hike decision Joining [...]
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Digital Assets Subcommittee Chair on Crypto Legislation, Grayscale vs. SEC
Rep French Hill R Arkansas chair of the newly created subcommittee on digital assets joins First Mover to discuss his priorities for crypto legislation Also joining is Craig Salm Chief Legal Officer at Grayscale Investments to discuss the latest in Grayscale's appeal of the SEC s bitcoin ETF decision Grayscale is owned by Digital Currency [...]
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Bitcoin's Next Move; How European Crypto Firms Are Getting Ready for Sweeping Legislation
Policy Week continues at Coin Desk with comprehensive reporting on the state of crypto regulation Crypto Council for Innovation Chief Global Regulatory Officer Linda Jeng joins First Mover to explain how looming European regulation may impact crypto firms Plus Prosper Trading Academy Cryptocurrency Educator Howard Greenberg shares his outlook for bitcoin and Ethereum Protocol Reporter [...]
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Bitcoin Hovers Near $23K; How Congress Is Gearing up to Regulate Crypto
Bitcoin BTC has risen almost 40 to 23 000 this month the steepest gain since October 2021 according to Coin Desk data Forex com Global Head of Research Matt Weller shares his crypto markets analysis Plus Rep Warren Davidson R Ohio and SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce share their insights on the future of crypto regulation [...]
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Bitcoin Breaks Above $23K Before Retreating; AXS Skyrockets Ahead of $64 Million Token Unlock
Bitcoin BTC topped 23 000 for the first time since August before retreating This comes as play to earn giant Axie Infinity's AXS cryptocurrency is rallying despite the impending unlocking of millions of dollars worth of tokens Opimas LLC CEO and Founder Octavio Marenzi weighs in Compound Labs Founder Robert Leshner and Bitwise Asset Management [...]
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Genesis' Crypto Lending Businesses File for Bankruptcy, Winklevoss Threatens Legal Action Against DCG
Bitcoin BTC is holding around 21 000 as Genesis Global Holdco LLC the holding company of troubled cryptocurrency lender Genesis Global Capital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection This comes as Gemini CEO Cameron Winklevoss is now threatening to sue Digital Currency Group DCG DCG owns Genesis and Coin Desk Joining First Mover to discuss [...]
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Binance Named as Counterparty in FinCEN Order Against Bitzlato; Circle CEO on the Future of Money
First Mover is live in Davos Switzerland at the World Economic Forum with the latest news moving crypto markets including Binance being named as a counterparty in an order against the little known cryptocurrency exchange Bitzlato accused of laundering 700 million by U S authorities on Wednesday Plus Ukraine Ministry of Digital Transformation's Yulia Parkhomenko [...]
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DCG Suspends Dividends Until Further Notice; Anthony Scaramucci on FTX Fallout, Bitcoin Outlook
First Mover is live at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland covering the latest crypto market developments as Digital Currency Group has informed its shareholders that the firm is pausing dividends DCG is the parent company of Coin Desk Guests include Skybridge Capital Founder Anthony Scaramucci World Economic Forum's Head of Blockchain and Digital [...]
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