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First Mover: Crypto's $35T Moment Could Come From Analog-World Stock Listings
With Coinbase rumored to be considering a share listing, some say a move toward more public ownership could accelerate mainstream crypto adoption.
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Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin was one of the first to sign an NFT on the platform.
First Mover: Ethereum a Victim of Its Own Success as Fees Soar, Vitalik Complains
Ethereum's growing popularity with stablecoins and DeFi projects means fees are soaring on the network. Does that offer an opening for the competition?
Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin was one of the first to sign an NFT on the platform.

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First Mover: This DeFi-Ready Token Is Teaching Crypto Traders to Cherish Inflation
Prices have jumped for Ampleforth's AMPL tokens, but so has the supply – and it's all gone straight into traders' pockets.
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First Mover: Bitcoin Shows Signs of Life but Ether (and Crew) Steal the Limelight
In the race to become the dominant cryptocurrency platform, Ethereum is gaining on Bitcoin.
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First Mover: Bitcoin Miners Find Upgrade Financing Aplenty, Even as Prices Languish
Big-money players are extending financing to bitcoin miners for equipment upgrades, even though prices are still torpid two months after the halving.
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Joseph O’Conner was accused of participating in a Twitter cryptocurrency scam.
First Mover: Why Bitcoin Traders Couldn't Give a Sat About the Twitter Hack
Bitcoin barely moved on this week’s Twitter hack. Here's what analysts said about why the attack had so little effect on prices.
Joseph O’Conner was accused of participating in a Twitter cryptocurrency scam.

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First Mover: 'Boring' Bitcoin Shrugs Off Twitter Hack as Stablecoins Co-Opt Satoshi's Dream
Prices for bitcoin barely budged, even as a scam involving the cryptocurrency appeared to be the motivation for a massive Twitter hack.
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First Mover: UK Economy Setback Renews Questions of Bitcoin's Resilience
The U.K. is recovering from the economic effects of the coronavirus more slowly than expected. Would a fresh market drop pull down bitcoin, too?
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First Mover: Bitcoiners Not Worried Fed Money Printer Has Stopped Going 'Brrrr'
The Federal Reserve's balance sheet is shrinking but bitcoin investors are betting it's only a matter of time before the economic toll of the coronavirus leads to more money p...
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First Mover: Twelve-Fold Gains for Aave's LEND Token Might Be More Than DeFi Hype
Collateral deposits in Aave are up nearly $160 million over the past six months, suggesting actual usage rather than speculation.
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