First Mover

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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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First Mover: Kyber Token's Eightfold Increase Reveals Bet on Future Market-Share Growth
Prices for decentralized exchange Kyber's KNC token have jumped eightfold in 2020, outshining the performance of Binance's BNB coin.
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First Mover: Pie Anyone? DeFi Pushes ETF-Style Investing Toward Decentralization
PieDAO's push to decentralize itself shows the fast-growing DeFi industry's efforts to retrofit investment vehicles for digital-asset markets.
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First Mover: With Trading Volumes Slumping, Are There Too Many Crypto Exchanges?
As bitcoin's volatility tumbles to a 15-month low, is there enough trading volume to go round for the world's 400-plus cryptocurrency exchanges?
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First Mover: Even Bank of America Acknowledges China Winning Digital-Currency Race
BoA researchers anticipate China's digital yuan might make a dent in the greenback’s global hegemony.
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First Mover: As Bitcoiners Watch Dollar, Deutsche Bank Sees Trump Win Hurting Reserve Status
Add the U.S. presidential election to the growing list of volatility drivers as the bitcoin market enters the second half of 2020.
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First Mover: Crypto.com Says User Growth Coming From Products, Not Token Speculation
Crypto.com saw the total number of users increase by 50% in the past few months, to 3 million people.
Crypto.com CEO Kris Marszalek speaks at RISE 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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First Mover: Crypto.com's Chain Token Dominated Markets in June With 33% Gain
The Chain token gained 33% last month, the top performer among the largest digital assets during a month when bitcoin, ether and XRP all fell.
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