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Are Rising Yields Putting the Squeeze on DeFi?
It’s a bit more complicated than comparing Treasury yields and staking rates.
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U.S. Treasury Examining How Using Digital Dollars Could Be Kept Private
As the Treasury Department studies a possible central bank digital currency, senior official Graham Steele says the effort is looking at privacy, but is also wary of CBDC run...
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Blockchain Association Files Amicus Brief in Coin Center Lawsuit Against U.S. Treasury Over Tornado Cash Sanctions
In a statement, the trade group’s CEO Kristin Smith, said that regulatory actions should only target bad actors and not punish the crypto mixing tool.
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Bitcoin, Crypto Prices Brace for Downturn in Coming Liquidity Shock, Observers Say
Improving liquidity conditions so far this year have lifted risk assets such as cryptocurrencies, but the trend is poised to turn once the U.S. debt ceiling is lifted and the...
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USDC Issuer Circle Moves $8.7B to Repo Agreements to Protect Reserves From U.S. Government Default
Circle’s reserve fund has ditched Treasury bills that mature beyond May 31, rotating assets to cash and overnight repurchase agreements instead, a company spokesperson said.
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FTX Collapse Highlights Need for Global Crypto Regulations, Says US Treasury’s Adeyemo: Reuters
Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said such regulations are important to ensure the protection of investors, consumers and financial stability.
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
FTX Collapse Exposed 'Weaknesses' in Crypto, Janet Yellen Says: Report
The U.S. Treasury Secretary said the crypto sector is in need of "very careful regulation" while some lawmakers are already preparing to propose tougher rules.
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Bitcoin Appears to Be Stabilizing After 10% Fall Tuesday
Bitcoin Appears to Be Stabilizing After 10% Fall Tuesday
Bitcoin (BTC) appears to be stabilizing somewhat following the biggest sell-off since mid-August as BTC dove almost 10% Tuesday after a hotter-than-expected U.S. August CPI re...
Bitcoin Appears to Be Stabilizing After 10% Fall Tuesday

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Nears All-Time High; US Treasury Blacklists More BTC Addresses
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Nears All-Time High; US Treasury Blacklists More BTC Addresses
Bitcoin’s (BTC) mining difficulty has crossed an all-time high with its latest jump, the second in two weeks. The U.S. Department of the Treasury added nine individuals and si...
Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Nears All-Time High; US Treasury Blacklists More BTC Addresses

What's Behind Bitcoin's Rally Above $21K?
What’s Behind Bitcoin’s Rally Above $21K?
CoinDesk’s Markets Managing Editor Brad Keoun discusses the week’s top events moving the crypto markets as bitcoin surges above $21,000 to its biggest daily gain in six months...
What's Behind Bitcoin's Rally Above $21K?