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FM AUG 12 - CHART 2 - DIAGRAM
First Mover: How a DeFi Trader Made an 89% Profit in Minutes Slinging Stablecoins
So-called stablecoins like tether and USDC are $1 tokens in theory, but a complex arbitrage transaction seems to have netted one trader an 89% profit in just minutes.
FM AUG 12 - CHART 2 - DIAGRAM

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First Mover: After Falling 65% This Year in Bitcoin Terms, Do 'Stablecoins' Need a Rebranding?
So-called stablecoins have been tanking in bitcoin terms lately. Should we be calling them "crypto-dollars" instead?
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First Mover: Bitcoin Hits $12K as Trump Orders Checks for Unemployed (Voters)
Bitcoin pushed above $12,000 as President Donald Trump ordered emergency economic aid measures that might just be a precursor to a new spending bill worth trillions of dollars. 
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Loi Luu, Kyber Network CEO (CoinDesk archive)
First Mover: Kyber CEO Predicts 2020 Transactions at $3B as DeFi Token Soars
Kyber Network's KNC token has brought traders eightfold returns this year, dwarfing those for bitcoin and ether. CoinDesk spoke with CEO Loi Luu about the project and the DeFi boom.
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First Mover: Bitcoin Rises More in One Day Than Stocks Have Gained All Year
Bitcoin prices surged 5% Wednesday, outpacing stocks and gold amid calls for more government stimulus to stem the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
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First Mover: Ethereum’s Transition to Staking Could Push More Traders to Use Derivatives
As Ethereum starts its multiyear transition to a "staking" network, analysts say a reduction in token liquidity may push traders to derivatives markets. 
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First Mover: As Fed Nears Inflation Rubicon, Analysts See $50K Bitcoin in Play
The Federal Reserve appears ready to pursue yet another untested strategy that could ultimately boost inflation – and possibly prices for bitcoin.
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First Mover: July Was a Runaway Month for Crypto Returns
Crypto traders didn't have to be choosy to make money in July, when every digital asset in the CoinDesk 20 rose (except, of course, for the stablecoins).
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First Mover: Chainlink's Soaring Token Shows Lucrative 'Oracle' Role in Fast-Growing DeFi
Chainlink's LINK token soared almost 60% in July as cryptocurrency traders fawned over DeFi projects and their rapid growth.
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First Mover: Sleepy Fed Meeting Belies Tense Economic Reality (Brrr) That May Buoy Bitcoin
It didn't really matter to bitcoin traders that the Federal Reserve's meeting this week was so anticlimactic. The real action is ongoing – in the form of more money injections.
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