Staking

Ethereum has a backlog of validators waiting to exit the chain. (Koushik Pal/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Ethereum Validators Forced to Wait Days to Unstake Amid Celsius Withdraws
This means there is now a 5.6 day wait for validators to exit the Ethereum blockchain.
Ethereum has a backlog of validators waiting to exit the chain. (Koushik Pal/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

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Celsius to Unstake Thousands of Ether, Possibly Easing ETH Selling Pressure
The defunct crypto lender sent over 30,000 ETH to custodian Fireblocks in the past week, some of which was deposited on crypto exchange Coinbase.
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Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)
Chainlink Staking Program Quickly Pulls in $600M, Hitting Limit; LINK Jumps 12%
The blockchain-oracle project's "v0.2" staking program expanded the capacity to 45M LINK tokens from 25M, and the portion reserved for the community quickly filled up. The LIN...
Chainlink co-founder Sergey Nazarov speaks at the project's SmartCon conference this week in Barcelona. (Chainlink)

Funding (Gerd Altmann/Pixabay)
Bitcoin Project Babylon Raises $18M to Bolster Development of Staking Protocol
The fundraise was led by Polychain Capital and Hack VC and included contributions from Framework Ventures, Polygon Ventures, Castle Island Ventures and OKX Ventures.
Funding (Gerd Altmann/Pixabay)

Lido's boosters say it has helped keep Etheruem staking from falling into the hands of a few large actors. (Image by Mason Webb)
Lido DAO Democratized ETH Staking, Then Dominated It
Lido has become a victim of its own success, attracting criticism as its share of staked ether has grown to nearly one-third. That's why it's one of CoinDesk's Most Influentia...
Lido's boosters say it has helped keep Etheruem staking from falling into the hands of a few large actors. (Image by Mason Webb)

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Liquid Staking Tokens Are a Hot Ticket for 2024
The staking market was the brightest spot in DeFi this year. The arrival of liquid staking token finance is set to turbocharge activity next year.
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Tax Expert Breaks Down the Crypto Tax Basics for Beginners
Tax Expert Breaks Down the Crypto Tax Basics for Beginners
Jackson Hewitt Chief Tax Information Officer Mark Steber joins "First Mover" to break down the basics of crypto taxes and what new investors need to know before filing. Steber...
Tax Expert Breaks Down the Crypto Tax Basics for Beginners

Celsius EX-CEO Alex Mashinsky, right. (Victor Chen/CoinDesk)
Celsius Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan Approved by Court; Implementation by Early 2024
The order marks Celsius' exit from bankruptcy, filed in July last year, a process that also saw it make a $4.7 billion settlement with the U.S. over fraud allegations.
Celsius EX-CEO Alex Mashinsky, right. (Victor Chen/CoinDesk)

Proof of Stake Alliance has released their updated staking principles.
Blockchain Staking Firms Update Best Practices Amid 'Increased Scrutiny'
The new “staking principles,” published by the Proof of Stake Alliance, aim to ensure consumer protections and promote innovation. Signers include Lido, Coinbase, Rocketpool,...
Proof of Stake Alliance has released their updated staking principles.

a rank of safe deposit boxes
Crypto Broker sFOX Offers Commission-Free Blockchain Staking from Regulated Custody
“We are providing a gateway to staking without stepping in the middle or taking any revenue or profit,” founder Akbar Thobhani said.
a rank of safe deposit boxes