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Bitcoin Struggles to Retain $19K; Was Do Kwon Seen in Dubai?
Bitcoin Struggles to Retain $19K; Was Do Kwon Seen in Dubai?
Terra's Do Kwon, a fugitive wanted by South Korean authorities, reportedly left Singapore for Dubai on his way to an unknown destination. Merkle Science co-founder and CEO Mri...
Bitcoin Struggles to Retain $19K; Was Do Kwon Seen in Dubai?

Dogechain has surged 200% in the past week as bitcoin and ether, the two largest cryptocurrencies, have traded in a tight range. (Shutterstock)
First Mover Americas: Bitcoin, Ether Flat Ahead of Busy Earnings Week, Dogecoin-Linked Token Soars
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Oct. 24, 2022.
Dogechain has surged 200% in the past week as bitcoin and ether, the two largest cryptocurrencies, have traded in a tight range. (Shutterstock)

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First Mover Asia: Solana’s Anatoly Yakovenko Thinks His Phone Is the Tool for a Mobile Web3 Experience
The Solana protocol faces a massive challenge in convincing people to use its phone to do things they can do with existing phones.
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Mango Markets to Start Returning Funds From $114M Exploit; UK Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns
Mango Markets to Start Returning Funds From $114M Exploit; UK Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns
How will crypto markets react to the news that U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss has abruptly resigned? Regulatory Reporter Amitoj Singh joins "First Mover" with the latest detail...
Mango Markets to Start Returning Funds From $114M Exploit; UK Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns

Bitcoin is holding steady as U.S. stocks futures slip. (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Stays Above $19K as US Stocks Futures Slip Ahead of Earnings Reports
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Oct. 20, 2022.
Bitcoin is holding steady as U.S. stocks futures slip. (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

Bridge have recently been vulnerable to exploits. (Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
First Mover Asia: Why Bridges Are So Vulnerable to Exploit; Bitcoin Falls Under $19K
One crypto developer says that centralization and reliance on private key holders are to blame, not the inherent technology and logic behind the bridges themselves.
Bridge have recently been vulnerable to exploits. (Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

Bitcoin's Bounce in October Remains Elusive; Venture Capital Perspective on the Digital Economy
Bitcoin's Bounce in October Remains Elusive; Venture Capital Perspective on the Digital Economy
What is the outlook for bitcoin, crypto markets, and venture capital investments? "First Mover" continues live coverage of CoinDesk's Investing in Digital Enterprises and Asse...
Bitcoin's Bounce in October Remains Elusive; Venture Capital Perspective on the Digital Economy

Bitcoin and ether were both down on Wednesday after a report showed inflation in the U.K. in September hit a 40-year high. (Rodrigo Santos/Unsplash)
First Mover Americas: Bitcoin, Ether Slip as UK Inflation Hits 40-Year High
The latest price moves in crypto markets in context for Oct. 19, 2022.
Bitcoin and ether were both down on Wednesday after a report showed inflation in the U.K. in September hit a 40-year high. (Rodrigo Santos/Unsplash)

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First Mover Asia: All Eyes on Aptos; Cryptos Trade Down Even as Stocks Rise
Aptos is launching at a time when the only concerns about the price of gas involve petroleum, not the virtual metaphor; bitcoin held comfortably above its recent $19,000 suppo...
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SEC, CFTC Reportedly Probe Three Arrows; Rep. Jim Himes on Future of Crypto Regulation
SEC, CFTC Reportedly Probe Three Arrows; Rep. Jim Himes on Future of Crypto Regulation
"First Mover" is live from CoinDesk's Investing in Digital Enterprises and Assets Summit (I.D.E.A.S.) in New York City, diving into key investment ideas across Web3 and the di...
SEC, CFTC Reportedly Probe Three Arrows; Rep. Jim Himes on Future of Crypto Regulation