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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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First Mover: Fed Sees No Inflation Through 2021, but Bitcoiners Are Betting on It Anyway
Bitcoin investors think "it's only a matter of time" before the U.S. experiences rocketing inflation.
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First Mover: Bitcoin Bulls Might Get Negative Rates From Central Banks, Just Not the Fed
The Fed may remain intransigent about negative rates, but bitcoin may benefit from other central bankers who are keeping the option firmly on the table.
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First Mover: Crypto Broker Voyager's Stock Has Doubled This Year, Beating Bitcoin
Voyager Digital, a publicly traded cryptocurrency brokerage, has doubled its share price this year, beating bitcoin while braving the scrutiny that comes with strict disclosur...
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First Mover: As Bitcoiners Eye Inflation Boost, Wall Street Sees Barely Any for Five Years
Wall Street doesn't think rising inflation is likely right now. Does that remove one of the reasons to invest in bitcoin?
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First Mover: Bloomberg's Pie-in-the-Sky Bitcoin Call Looks Directionally Defensible
The $20,000 in 2020 prediction may be overly optimistic, but analysts agree bitcoin is likely heading north.
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First Mover: Bitcoin Market, Like Wall Street, Shrugs Off Nationwide Protests
Protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis could have implications for inflation and trust in the financial system.
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