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First Mover: What’s Going On With Bitcoin Derivatives?
Surging open interest on bitcoin futures and options contracts might well be a sign that a breakout could be imminent.
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First Mover: Bitcoin’s Recent Stability May Come From a Fleeting Correlation With Equities
Bitcoin is often likened to digital gold, but some analysts say the more compelling correlation is with the stock market.
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First Mover: The Logic Behind Three Arrows’ $200M Grayscale Bet
Three Arrows has taken a large bet on GBTC but the halcyon days of the Grayscale premium flip may be numbered.
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First Mover: XRP Just Isn’t Exciting Crypto Traders This Year
It's been a second straight year of disappointment for the XRP token from Ripple, which has stagnated as other big cryptocurrencies have seen big rallies.
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First Mover: Compound's COMP Token More Than Doubles in Price Amid DeFi Mania
Compound's new COMP token is only five days old but its price is soaring. Observers tie the rally to speculation over the future growth of decentralized finance.
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First Mover: As US Stocks Defy Economic Gravity, Bitcoiners Shudder at March Memory
With the global economy in deep water amid the coronavirus crisis, some cryptocurrency analysts are starting to wonder if a correction in U.S. stocks might prompt another "Bla...
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First Mover: Compound Has Been a DeFi Darling. Its New Token Is Priced Accordingly
The frenzy around decentralized lender Compound's new governance token reveals growing excitement for the DeFi space overall.
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First Mover: Negative Rates or More Money Printing – Bitcoin May Benefit Either Way
Central bank stimulus – negative interest rates or asset purchases – are just two sides of the same coin that both strengthen the case for bitcoin.
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First Mover: Cardano's No Ethereum Killer Yet, but It's Winning in Crypto Markets
Cardano's ADA token is racking up impressive gains this year, possibly over speculation the network's early adoption of a proof-of-stake blockchain might help it win a growing...
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First Mover: Bitcoin Recouples With Wall Street as Stocks Tumble, Fear Trade Returns
Fear has crept back into cryptocurrency and traditional financial markets, with bitcoin falling alongside U.S. stocks on Thursday.
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