Lawrence Lewitinn

Lawrence Lewitinn

Lawrence Lewitinn serves as the Director of Content for The Tie, a crypto data company, and co-hosts CoinDesk's flagship "First Mover" program. Previously, he held the position of Managing Editor for Markets at CoinDesk. He is a seasoned financial journalist having worked at CNBC, TheStreet, Yahoo Finance, the Observer, and crypto publication Modern Consensus. Lewitinn's career also includes time on Wall Street as a trader of fixed income, currencies, and commodities at Millennium Management and MQS Capital. Lewitinn graduated from New York University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. He is also a CFA Charterholder. He holds investments in bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Still Up 25% Despite Overnight Price Pullback, Trading Data Suggests Retail Traders May Not Be Driving Bitcoin’s Latest Bull Run
Bitcoin Still Up 25% Despite Overnight Price Pullback, Trading Data Suggests Retail Traders May Not Be Driving Bitcoin’s Latest Bull Run
“First Mover” hosts discuss bitcoin’s price movements as it retreats from the $57K level. B2C2 Co-CEO Rob Catalanello shares his insights as trading data from his firm suggest...
Bitcoin Still Up 25% Despite Overnight Price Pullback, Trading Data Suggests Retail Traders May Not Be Driving Bitcoin’s Latest Bull Run
Bitcoin Eyes $60K, Price Chart Shows Impending Bull Cross
Bitcoin Eyes $60K, Price Chart Shows Impending Bull Cross
“First Mover” team digs into the top stories impacting the crypto markets today: China’s real estate crisis ensnaring yet another developer, Modern Land is struggling to pay i...
Bitcoin Eyes $60K, Price Chart Shows Impending Bull Cross
Bitcoin Blasts Through $56K as Bull Run Continues. SEC Approves Volt Equity’s Crypto Stock ETF.
Bitcoin Blasts Through $56K as Bull Run Continues. SEC Approves Volt Equity’s Crypto Stock ETF.
“First Mover” team digs into the news that SEC has just approved Volt Equity’s crypto stock ETF which will be listed on New York Stock Exchange under the ticker BTCR; Volt Equ...
Bitcoin Blasts Through $56K as Bull Run Continues. SEC Approves Volt Equity’s Crypto Stock ETF.
The skyline of Shanghai, China. (Li Yang/Unsplash)
Who Bought $1.6B in Bitcoin Wednesday, and Why?
It’s an eerie coincidence that a trade of this size happened on exchanges with ties to Chinese customers during a week beset by that country’s capital market woes.
The skyline of Shanghai, China. (Li Yang/Unsplash)
Fmr CFTC Chairman Massad on Why Regulating Stablecoins Isn’t Just About Avoiding Systemic Risk
Fmr CFTC Chairman Massad on Why Regulating Stablecoins Isn’t Just About Avoiding Systemic Risk
“First Mover” is joined by Fmr CFTC Chairman Timotthy Massad as stablecoin regulation comes into focus. Bitcoin briefly breaks $56K Friday, COSIMO Ventures’ Co-founder and Man...
Fmr CFTC Chairman Massad on Why Regulating Stablecoins Isn’t Just About Avoiding Systemic Risk
MoneyGram Partners With Stellar, USDC for Blockchain-Based Payments
MoneyGram Partners With Stellar, USDC for Blockchain-Based Payments
“First Mover” hosts dig into the latest crypto and traditional finance partnership as MoneyGram announces it’s teaming up with Stellar and Circle’s USDC stablecoin for blockch...
MoneyGram Partners With Stellar, USDC for Blockchain-Based Payments
What’s Behind the Rally as Bitcoin Challenging $52K Level? SEC Chair Gary Gensler Tells Congress SEC Has No Plans to Ban Crypto
What’s Behind the Rally as Bitcoin Challenging $52K Level? SEC Chair Gary Gensler Tells Congress SEC Has No Plans to Ban Crypto
“First Mover” hosts dig into today’s top stories: Bitcoin surging near $52K as SEC Chair Gary Gensler reiterates his agency has no plans to ban crypto, CoinDesk kicks off 2021...
What’s Behind the Rally as Bitcoin Challenging $52K Level? SEC Chair Gary Gensler Tells Congress SEC Has No Plans to Ban Crypto
Bitcoin Reaching $50K; What’s Driving the Surge? CoinDesk Releases Q3 Research Report Highlighting Scalability
Bitcoin Reaching $50K; What’s Driving the Surge? CoinDesk Releases Q3 Research Report Highlighting Scalability
“First Mover” hosts dig into the driver behind bitcoin’s surge as it challenges the $50K level. Grant Whitlock, GlobalBlock Head of Trading, provides his analysis on the marke...
Bitcoin Reaching $50K; What’s Driving the Surge? CoinDesk Releases Q3 Research Report Highlighting Scalability
Biden Administration Seeks to Regulate Stablecoins Issuers as Banks, CoinDesk Releases Top Universities for Blockchain
Biden Administration Seeks to Regulate Stablecoins Issuers as Banks, CoinDesk Releases Top Universities for Blockchain
“First Mover” hosts dig into today’s major stories impacting the markets: Biden’s administration wants to regulate stablecoin issuers as banks to address concerns the digital...
Biden Administration Seeks to Regulate Stablecoins Issuers as Banks, CoinDesk Releases Top Universities for Blockchain
Did Jerome Powell’s Comment on Crypto Regulation Send Bitcoin Price Higher?
Did Jerome Powell’s Comment on Crypto Regulation Send Bitcoin Price Higher?
“First Mover” hosts dig into today’s market actions: bitcoin is up more than 10% after Fed Chair Jerome Powell said the U.S. has no intention to ban cryptocurrencies. Ben Crui...
Did Jerome Powell’s Comment on Crypto Regulation Send Bitcoin Price Higher?