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Trump arrives at his NFT gala at Mar-a-Lago in May 2024 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Trump Widens Lead Over With Biden (on Polymarket and PredictIt) After Courting Crypto Vote
Plus: how much longshot money was made betting on the SEC approving an Ethereum ETF?
Trump arrives at his NFT gala at Mar-a-Lago in May 2024 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler is holding the line against crypto legislation, even as the White House says its willing to talk. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
SEC's Gensler Going Rogue in Solo Quest to Stop U.S. Crypto Legislation?
A new White House statement suggests not even the president who appointed the SEC chairman thinks the government can go on overseeing digital assets without new policy.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler is holding the line against crypto legislation, even as the White House says its willing to talk. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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Ether ETF Speculation Could Weigh on SOL, Wider Altcoin Market
Traders will not want to be short ETH while going through an ETF approval, one observer said.
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Institutions Still Skeptical of a Near-Term Bitcoin Price Rally, CME Options Data Show
The higher implied volatility for short-dated puts suggests investors are willing to pay a premium for downside protection, CF Benchmarks said.
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Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
Crypto Community Voices Outrage at Tornado Cash Developer Verdict
Alexey Pertsev, a developer of Tornado Cash, was sentenced to 64 months in prison for money laundering.
Free Alex Pertsev poster spotted outside the courthouse (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

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As a Pension Embraces Bitcoin, Hope Grows for Cryptocurrency's Long-Term Prospects Even Among Conservative Pros
Wisconsin's state pension put $160 million into BlackRock and Grayscale's Bitcoin ETFs, showing even risk-averse investors are able to embrace crypto and possibly presaging a...
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Bitcoin Fee Crash Could Lead to Faster Miner Selling, Analysts Say
Bitcoin's mean transaction fee has reversed the post-halving Runes-led spike, squeezing miners' revenue.
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Bitcoin Market Activity Suggests Looming U.S. Inflation Data May Be Non-Event
The way bitcoin options are priced suggests Wednesday's CPI report, though pivotal, may do little to disturb the calm in the crypto market.
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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - OCTOBER 22: U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the last debate between the two candidates before the election on November 3. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Trump and Biden Tied on Polymarket, Diverging From Polls
Other election contracts show a 35% chance of a Republican sweep of the presidency and both houses of Congress and a 27% chance Democrats control the Senate after the election...
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - OCTOBER 22: U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the last debate between the two candidates before the election on November 3. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)