Grayscale Reveals 0.15% Fees For Its Bitcoin Mini Trust ETF

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2024. Apr. 20. 14:03

Grayscale Reveals 0.15% Fees For Its Bitcoin Mini Trust ETF Bitcoin ETF provider Grayscale has provided some illustrative details of its spin-off fund, the Bitcoin Mini Trust (BTC), including a more competitive 0.15% fee than the uplisted mothership GBTC product, according to a pro forma financials in its latest filing.

Grayscale's Planned Mini Bitcoin ETF Will Have a 0.15% Fee, the Lowest Among Spot Bitcoin ETFs

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2024. Apr. 20. 14:03

Grayscale's Planned Mini Bitcoin ETF Will Have a 0.15% Fee, the Lowest Among Spot Bitcoin ETFs Bitcoin ETF provider Grayscale has provided some illustrative details of its spin-off fund, the Bitcoin Mini Trust (BTC), including a more competitive 0.15% fee than the uplisted mothership GBTC product, according to a pro forma financials in its latest filing.

The Bitcoin Halving Is Here, and With It a Giant Surge in Transaction Fees

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2024. Apr. 20. 00:16

The Bitcoin Halving Is Here, and With It a Giant Surge in Transaction Fees Soccer has the World Cup. Athletics and many other sports have the Olympics. Crypto has the halving. The milestone in the blockchain's 15-year history technically means a cut in rewards for crypto miners with each block – a feature designed to minimize inflation.

Protocol Village: Telos to Work With R&D Firm Ponos on Hardware-Accelerated Ethereum ZkEVM

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2024. Apr. 19. 22:50

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Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Creating Spoofed Coinbase Website, Stealing $9.5M in Crypto

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2024. Apr. 19. 22:24

Indian Man Pleads Guilty to Creating Spoofed Coinbase Website, Stealing $9.5M in Crypto According to court documents, Chirag Tomar used his ill-gotten gains to buy Rolexes, Lamborghinis, Porches and more.

Protocol Village: Telos to Work With R&D Firm Ponos on Hardware-Accelerated Ethereum ZkEVM

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2024. Apr. 19. 21:14

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Bitcoin Whales Bought $1.2B BTC Amid the Price Dip, Fueling the Quick Rebound

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2024. Apr. 19. 17:54

Bitcoin Whales Bought $1.2B BTC Amid the Price Dip, Fueling the Quick Rebound Large bitcoin investors substantially increased their holdings as prices dipped below $60,000 in early Friday's panicky action on the crypto markets ahead of the asset's much-anticipated halving event.

IRS Unveils Form Your Broker May Send Next Year to Report Your Crypto Moves

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2024. Apr. 19. 17:50

IRS Unveils Form Your Broker May Send Next Year to Report Your Crypto Moves The U.S. Internal Revenue Services (IRS) has previewed what crypto investors' future tax form might look like when it finishes its much-debated rule on how cryptocurrency transactions should be reported to the federal government.

Google Searches for 'Bitcoin Halving' Get Higher Than 4/20

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2024. Apr. 19. 17:13

Google Searches for 'Bitcoin Halving' Get Higher Than 4/20 One of the closely watched indicators of retail interest is booming.

Crypto Markets Will Be Driven by Macro Factors Following the Halving, Coinbase Says

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2024. Apr. 19. 12:14

Crypto Markets Will Be Driven by Macro Factors Following the Halving, Coinbase Says These influences include rising geopolitical tensions, higher interest rates for longer, reflation and ballooning national debts, the report said.

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Price Bounces as Halving Nears

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2024. Apr. 19. 12:01

First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Price Bounces as Halving Nears The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for April 19, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Tether Is Expanding Its USDT Stablecoin to TON Network, Transparency Page Shows

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2024. Apr. 19. 11:08

Tether Is Expanding Its USDT Stablecoin to TON Network, Transparency Page Shows The TON network has seen rapid growth recently helped by incentives for onboarding Telegram users.

Tether Seeks to Boost Peer-to-Peer Payments on Telegram by Expanding Dollar, Gold Stablecoins to TON Network

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2024. Apr. 19. 11:08

Tether Seeks to Boost Peer-to-Peer Payments on Telegram by Expanding Dollar, Gold Stablecoins to TON Network The TON network has seen rapid growth recently helped by incentives for onboarding Telegram users.

Bitcoin Spot ETFs Register Five-Day Withdrawals Streak Ahead of Halving

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2024. Apr. 19. 08:54

Bitcoin Spot ETFs Register Five-Day Withdrawals Streak Ahead of Halving GBTC again led the outflows, while inflows into BlackRock's IBIT continued to slow, provision data from Farside show.

Bitcoin Miners Are Better Positioned for the Halving This Time Round: Benchmark

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2024. Apr. 19. 08:50

Bitcoin Miners Are Better Positioned for the Halving This Time Round: Benchmark Bitcoin's rally in the past six months will help cushion crypto miners from the effects of the 50% cut in their earned rewards, the report said.

Protocol Village: Telos to Work With R&D Firm Ponos on Hardware-Accelerated Ethereum ZkEVM

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2024. Apr. 19. 08:00

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Polymarket Traders See 32% Chance of No Fed Rate Cuts This Year

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2024. Apr. 19. 06:56

Polymarket Traders See 32% Chance of No Fed Rate Cuts This Year The hawkish shift in the market sentiment could dampen the demand for risk assets, including cryptocurrencies and technology stocks.

Bitcoin Dips Below $60K as Israel Launches Strike on Iran

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2024. Apr. 19. 02:49

Bitcoin Dips Below $60K as Israel Launches Strike on Iran Iran's first strike on Israel pushed down crypto and risk assets, while leading to a spike in gold.

Bitcoin Back Above $62K as Crypto Market Calms After Reports of Limited Damage From Israeli Attack

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2024. Apr. 19. 02:49

Bitcoin Back Above $62K as Crypto Market Calms After Reports of Limited Damage From Israeli Attack Iran's first strike on Israel pushed down crypto and risk assets, while leading to a spike in gold.

Chia Network Makes Progress Toward an IPO, CEO Says

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2024. Apr. 18. 23:01

Chia Network Makes Progress Toward an IPO, CEO Says The cryptocurrency company founded by BitTorrent's inventor saw its IPO plans derailed last year by financial woes at its banker, Credit Suisse.

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis

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2024. Apr. 18. 21:11

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Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis

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2024. Apr. 18. 20:41

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of April 18-24.

This Bitcoin Halving Is Different. But Is It 'Priced In'?

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2024. Apr. 18. 20:38

This Bitcoin Halving Is Different. But Is It 'Priced In'? Institutions launching Bitcoin ETFs this year have buoyed the bitcoin price to record levels. Does that mean the impact of the halving — the four-year slashing of the bitcoin reward — will be relatively muted this time, as any pontential bump is “priced in”?

Avail Confirms Token Airdrop Plans, a Week After Leaked Screenshots

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2024. Apr. 18. 19:38

Avail Confirms Token Airdrop Plans, a Week After Leaked Screenshots Avail shared in a blog post that 354,605 wallet addresses are eligible to claim the 600 million tokens in their “unification drop.”

Sen. Lummis: It'll Pay to 'Choose Circle Over Tether' Under U.S. Stablecoin Proposal

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2024. Apr. 18. 18:44

Sen. Lummis: It'll Pay to 'Choose Circle Over Tether' Under U.S. Stablecoin Proposal Circle Internet Financial would have a distinct advantage over global stablecoin leader Tether under U.S. regulations along the lines being suggested by new legislation, according to one of the latest bill's authors, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.).

Bitcoin Halving Is Not a Bullish Event, Says 10x Research Analyst

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2024. Apr. 18. 18:15

Bitcoin Halving Is Not a Bullish Event, Says 10x Research Analyst Bearish signals are looming over the crypto market these days and will almost certainly push prices down in the short term, well-known research analyst Markus Thielen said.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Acquires TradeStation Crypto

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2024. Apr. 18. 18:12

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Acquires TradeStation Crypto The takeover, which hasn't been previously disclosed publicly, expands the cryptocurrency exchange's regulatory licensing in the U.S.

Kraken Is Buying TradeStation Crypto, Expanding Cryptocurrency Exchange's U.S. Reach

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2024. Apr. 18. 18:12

Kraken Is Buying TradeStation Crypto, Expanding Cryptocurrency Exchange's U.S. Reach The takeover, which hasn't been previously disclosed publicly, expands the cryptocurrency exchange's regulatory licensing in the U.S.

Mango Markets Exploiter Avi Eisenberg Found Guilty of Fraud and Manipulation

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2024. Apr. 18. 17:27

Mango Markets Exploiter Avi Eisenberg Found Guilty of Fraud and Manipulation NEW YORK – A Manhattan jury has found crypto trader Avi Eisenberg guilty on fraud and market manipulation for his $110 million heist from decentralized finance protocol Mango Markets in October 2022.

‘It Can Be Said With Confidence the SEC Is Investigating Ethereum’: Consensys’ Bill Hughes Talks Crypto Law

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2024. Apr. 18. 16:54

‘It Can Be Said With Confidence the SEC Is Investigating Ethereum’: Consensys’ Bill Hughes Talks Crypto Law Consensys Senior Counsel and Director of Global Regulatory talks about ETH's legal status and Ethereum's future.

Crypto for Advisors: Bitcoin’s Supply Reduction

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2024. Apr. 18. 16:00

Crypto for Advisors: Bitcoin’s Supply Reduction What does Bitcoin’s fourth halving mean, and why does it matter?

Bitcoin Halving Partially Priced In With No Big Rally Expected Afterward: Deutsche Bank

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2024. Apr. 18. 15:43

Bitcoin Halving Partially Priced In With No Big Rally Expected Afterward: Deutsche Bank Crypto prices are likely to stay high in anticipation of spot ether ETF approvals, central bank rate cuts, and regulatory changes, the report said.

Protecting Crypto Users Is More Important Than Faster UK Registration: FCA Executive

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2024. Apr. 18. 15:00

Protecting Crypto Users Is More Important Than Faster UK Registration: FCA Executive Members of the industry have complained that the regulator takes too long to approve crypto applications.

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis

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2024. Apr. 18. 14:53

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Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis

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2024. Apr. 18. 13:06

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of April 18-24.

Tokenization Growth Depends on Developing Blockchain-Powered Secondary Markets: Moody's

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2024. Apr. 18. 13:00

Tokenization Growth Depends on Developing Blockchain-Powered Secondary Markets: Moody's There aren't enough secondary markets that support tokenized assets, and they come with risks, the ratings company said.

First Mover Americas: BTC Dominance Increases, Binance to Re-Enter India

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2024. Apr. 18. 12:18

First Mover Americas: BTC Dominance Increases, Binance to Re-Enter India The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for April 18, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Aptos Strikes DeFi Partnership With Microsoft, Brevan Howard, SK Telecom

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2024. Apr. 18. 12:16

Aptos Strikes DeFi Partnership With Microsoft, Brevan Howard, SK Telecom The aim is to offer banks and large institutions a gateway to decentralized finance on Aptos.

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis

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2024. Apr. 18. 12:10

Protocol Village: Safe, for 'Smart Accounts,' Completes Acquisition of Crypto Business Wallet Multis The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of April 18-24.

Ondo Finance Brings Tokenized Treasuries to the Cosmos Ecosystem with Noble Integration

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2024. Apr. 18. 12:00

Ondo Finance Brings Tokenized Treasuries to the Cosmos Ecosystem with Noble Integration Introducing Ondo Finance's offerings to Cosmos "will bring vastly improved utility and liquidity to appchains and their users, all while offering exposure to yielding instruments," Ondo's founder Nathan Allman said.

Tether Reorganizes Into 4 Divisions as It Expands Beyond Stablecoins

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2024. Apr. 18. 11:15

Tether Reorganizes Into 4 Divisions as It Expands Beyond Stablecoins The company has formed four divisions to reflect its broadening focus: Data, Finance, Power and Edu(cation).

Union Labs Plans Polygon-to-Cosmos Bridge with New AggLayer Integration

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2024. Apr. 18. 11:00

Union Labs Plans Polygon-to-Cosmos Bridge with New AggLayer Integration The new technology from Union Labs comes after the blockchain interoperability project raised $4 million in November.

New Zealand Starts Digital Cash Consultation

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2024. Apr. 18. 09:41

New Zealand Starts Digital Cash Consultation The consultation paper asked New Zealand citizens to respond on the digital cash design, whether or not interest should be paid and if there should be holding limits.

Binance Secures Full Virtual-Asset Services Provider License in Dubai

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2024. Apr. 18. 09:18

Binance Secures Full Virtual-Asset Services Provider License in Dubai The fourth and final stage of approval comes almost a year after the crypto exchange secured a third-stage license.

Bitcoin Likely to Drop After the Halving, JPMorgan Says

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2024. Apr. 18. 08:38

Bitcoin Likely to Drop After the Halving, JPMorgan Says The bank’s analysis of open interest in bitcoin futures shows that the cryptocurrency is still considered overbought.

Bearish Flip in Crypto Crowd Sentiment Hints at Coming Bitcoin Price Bounce

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2024. Apr. 18. 08:19

Bearish Flip in Crypto Crowd Sentiment Hints at Coming Bitcoin Price Bounce Analytics firm Santiment's social-media metrics suggest the crypto crowd is beginning to lean bearish.

USDe Holders Should Monitor Ethena's Reserve Fund to Avoid Risk, CryptoQuant Warns

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2024. Apr. 18. 08:10

USDe Holders Should Monitor Ethena's Reserve Fund to Avoid Risk, CryptoQuant Warns Cryptocurrency data provider CryptoQuant has said that holders of Ethena Labs' USDe stablecoin should monitor the project's reserve fund to avoid risks related to the potential of a negative funding rate.

Binance Could Come Back to India by Paying $2M Fine: Report

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2024. Apr. 18. 06:39

Binance Could Come Back to India by Paying $2M Fine: Report The exchange could return as a FIU-registered firm after paying the fine, the report added.

Bitcoin Dominance Increases as Halving Nears and BTC Price Lingers Near $61K

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2024. Apr. 18. 06:14

Bitcoin Dominance Increases as Halving Nears and BTC Price Lingers Near $61K BTC dominance is creeping upwards as Layer-1s and Artificial Intelligence tokens had a rough week, while Google search interest in the halving skyrockets.

Jury Begins Deliberations in $110M Mango Markets Fraud Trial

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2024. Apr. 17. 20:06

Jury Begins Deliberations in $110M Mango Markets Fraud Trial Crypto trader Avi Eisenberg’s fate now rests in the hands of 12 New York jurors, who have been tasked with deciding whether his October 2022 trades on Mango Markets – which netted him $110 million – were fair game or fraud.

The Protocol: Bitcoin Halving Spectacular, With Runes, 'Epic Sat,' Stacks Nakamoto

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2024. Apr. 17. 18:49

The Protocol: Bitcoin Halving Spectacular, With Runes, 'Epic Sat,' Stacks Nakamoto Unlike the last Bitcoin halving, a ho-hum affair where Covid-locked-down gawkers had little choice but to tune into livestreamed watch parties, the upcoming Bitcoin halving comes with project launches, competitions and IRL celebrations in Denver and Costa Rica.

What Is Bitcoin Meant to Hedge?

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2024. Apr. 17. 18:36

What Is Bitcoin Meant to Hedge? The cryptocurrency underperformed this week as an economic safe haven. But bitcoiners are taking a longer term view.

QCP Capital and Further Ventures Announce Partnership for Middle East Crypto Expansion

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2024. Apr. 17. 17:00

QCP Capital and Further Ventures Announce Partnership for Middle East Crypto Expansion Both companies plan to develop new institutional digital offerings, while QCP is set to open an Abu Dhabi shop.

QCP and Further Ventures Announce Partnership for Middle East Crypto Expansion

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2024. Apr. 17. 17:00

QCP and Further Ventures Announce Partnership for Middle East Crypto Expansion Both companies plan to develop new institutional digital offerings, while QCP is set to open an Abu Dhabi shop.

Crypto PAC Spent Millions to Get Alabama Candidate on Path Toward Congress

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2024. Apr. 17. 16:21

Crypto PAC Spent Millions to Get Alabama Candidate on Path Toward Congress Shomari Figures, a Washington insider with a lengthy progressive resume, didn't pull in the most money in direct contributions as he sought one of Alabama's seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Still, the crypto-friendly candidate dominated the crowded field of fellow Democrats and then won this week's Democratic runoff with 61% of the vote.

Bitcoin Miners Are Set for a Coiled Spring Rally

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2024. Apr. 17. 16:00

Bitcoin Miners Are Set for a Coiled Spring Rally Miners face uncertain times as the halving changes Bitcoin’s economics. Which groups are best positioned for the future? Dan Weiskopf, at Tidal Financial Group, gives a run-down.

Time to Take the Reins on Tokenization, or Risk Missing Out

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2024. Apr. 17. 16:00

Time to Take the Reins on Tokenization, or Risk Missing Out Tokenization can revolutionize the way transactions are processed. But, for institutions, the highest potential lies in the digital assets themselves, says Nadine Chakar, Global Head of Digital Assets at DTCC.

Hong Kong Bitcoin ETFs Likely Not Available for Mainland Chinese Investors: Bloomberg

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2024. Apr. 17. 15:47

Hong Kong Bitcoin ETFs Likely Not Available for Mainland Chinese Investors: Bloomberg Investors in mainland China won’t likely be allowed to buy into the newly approved Hong Kong-listed spot bitcoin ETFs, analysts at Bloomberg Intelligence reported, weakening excitement over the funds even further.

Bitcoin Tumbles Below $60K, Ether Under $3K; Correction Not Over, Says Strategist

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2024. Apr. 17. 15:42

Bitcoin Tumbles Below $60K, Ether Under $3K; Correction Not Over, Says Strategist Large bitcoin investors haven't started to buy the dip yet, suggesting that the correction may continue for a while, an LMAX Group strategist noted.

Kraken Releases Own Crypto Wallet, Joining Competition With Coinbase, MetaMask

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2024. Apr. 17. 15:00

Kraken Releases Own Crypto Wallet, Joining Competition With Coinbase, MetaMask According to a blog post shared with CoinDesk, the new Kraken Wallet will be the first from a major exchange to be open-sourced.

Worldcoin, Sam Altman's Crypto Project, Is Building a Layer-2 Chain

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2024. Apr. 17. 15:00

Worldcoin, Sam Altman's Crypto Project, Is Building a Layer-2 Chain The human-focused blockchain network will be based on the OP Stack, a framework for building Ethereum-based layer-2 chains.

Tokenized Credit Platform Centrifuge Plans Institutional RWA Lending on Coinbase's Base, Raises $15M in VC Investment

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2024. Apr. 17. 14:09

Tokenized Credit Platform Centrifuge Plans Institutional RWA Lending on Coinbase's Base, Raises $15M in VC Investment CFG, the protocol's native token, spiked as much as 14% after the announcement before paring gains and outperformed other DeFi tokens.

DeFi Firm Usual Labs Raises $7M Round Led by Kraken Ventures and IOSG Ventures

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2024. Apr. 17. 14:00

DeFi Firm Usual Labs Raises $7M Round Led by Kraken Ventures and IOSG Ventures The firm has received a commitment of $75 million in total value locked for the launch of its stablecoin USD0.

First Mover Americas: BTC Post-Halving – Remember the Macroeconomy: Goldman Sachs

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2024. Apr. 17. 12:01

First Mover Americas: BTC Post-Halving – Remember the Macroeconomy: Goldman Sachs The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for April 17, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Bitcoin’s Outperformance Means Some of Expected Post-Halving Rally May Have Come Early: JPMorgan

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2024. Apr. 17. 11:57

Bitcoin’s Outperformance Means Some of Expected Post-Halving Rally May Have Come Early: JPMorgan Recent weakness in bitcoin mining stocks ahead of the reward halving offers an attractive entry point for investors, the report said.

Ether Options Show Bias for Weakness Over 3 Months

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2024. Apr. 17. 11:08

Ether Options Show Bias for Weakness Over 3 Months Ether's 90-day puts trade more expensive than calls on Deribit for the first time since January, according to Amberdata.

P2 Ventures Commits $50M Via Hadron FC to Startup Founders in Polygon Ecosystem

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2024. Apr. 17. 11:00

P2 Ventures Commits $50M Via Hadron FC to Startup Founders in Polygon Ecosystem P2 was spun out out of Polygon Labs last year and now is allocating funds and mentorship to support project founders, including those focused on the Polygon blockchain ecosystem. A Hadron FC contributor said the community offered the right "capital and vibes."

Buy Bitcoin Miners Ahead of the Halving, Bernstein Says

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2024. Apr. 17. 10:37

Buy Bitcoin Miners Ahead of the Halving, Bernstein Says Bitcoin’s bullish trajectory is expected to resume after the halving once mining hashrates have adjusted to the lower rewards and ETF inflows resume, the report said.

Buy Bitcoin Miners' Stocks Ahead of the Halving, Bernstein Says

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2024. Apr. 17. 10:37

Buy Bitcoin Miners' Stocks Ahead of the Halving, Bernstein Says Bitcoin’s bullish trajectory is expected to resume after the halving once mining hashrates have adjusted to the lower rewards and ETF inflows resume, the report said.

UK Lawmakers Call for Govt to Develop Crypto, Blockchain Skills Pipeline

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2024. Apr. 17. 10:06

UK Lawmakers Call for Govt to Develop Crypto, Blockchain Skills Pipeline Member of Parliament Lisa Cameron called for the government to ensure that all stages of education and the workplace develop digital skills.

U.S. Senators Lummis, Gillibrand Take on Stablecoin Legislation With New Bill

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2024. Apr. 17. 09:00

U.S. Senators Lummis, Gillibrand Take on Stablecoin Legislation With New Bill U.S. Senators Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) are taking another swing at crypto-specific legislation, with a narrowly tailored bill seeking to define how stablecoins – cryptocurrencies that maintain a value with some other asset, like the U.S. dollar – will operate in the U.S.

Runes, Casey Rodarmor's Protocol for 'Sh!tcoins' on Bitcoin, Set to Go Live at Halving

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2024. Apr. 17. 06:00

Runes, Casey Rodarmor's Protocol for 'Sh!tcoins' on Bitcoin, Set to Go Live at Halving Rodarmor created last year's breakout Ordinals protocol, which is used to create non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Bitcoin. Now, he says the relevance of protocols like his new Runes, used to create fungible tokens, is set to grow.

Ether Prices in Downtrend as Bitcoin Challenges $64K

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2024. Apr. 17. 04:37

Ether Prices in Downtrend as Bitcoin Challenges $64K Some other catalyst needs to happen before bullish sentiment returns, says one trader.

Looking at Sam Bankman-Fried's Appeals Process

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2024. Apr. 17. 04:25

Looking at Sam Bankman-Fried's Appeals Process As expected, Sam Bankman-Fried's legal team filed a notice of his intent to appeal his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges. So far all we have is just the notice – the actual brief won't come for some time yet.

PSG Fan Token Jumps 25% as Football Club Triumphs Over Barcelona

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2024. Apr. 16. 21:22

PSG Fan Token Jumps 25% as Football Club Triumphs Over Barcelona Paris Saint-Germain's fan token is one of several issued for sports clubs by the crypto company Socios.

Spot Bitcoin ETF Hype Dies Down, Normalcy Sets In

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2024. Apr. 16. 19:32

Spot Bitcoin ETF Hype Dies Down, Normalcy Sets In The initial euphoria for the spot bitcoin ETFs has seemingly dampened and reality is slowly kicking in with inflows recently unable to keep up with the still speedy pace of exits from Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust (GBTC).

What Bitcoiners Are Saying About the Upcoming Bitcoin Halving

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2024. Apr. 16. 17:57

What Bitcoiners Are Saying About the Upcoming Bitcoin Halving Is the halving priced in or not? Will it tank the bitcoin mining industry? Or accelerate adoption? Here's what experts and community members are saying about the fourth and perhaps most anticipated halving.

Is the Bitcoin Rally Over? Reasons to Stay Bullish on BTC Despite Correction

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2024. Apr. 16. 17:49

Is the Bitcoin Rally Over? Reasons to Stay Bullish on BTC Despite Correction Bitcoin has pulled back more than 15% since hitting an all-time high one month ago, with some major altcoins nosediving 40%-50%, but "few understand how normal corrections like these are in bull markets," one observer noted.

'DePIN' Is Venture Capitalists' Latest Crypto Obsession. Can It Match the Hype?

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2024. Apr. 16. 16:20

'DePIN' Is Venture Capitalists' Latest Crypto Obsession. Can It Match the Hype? Already a multi-billion-dollar sector of the crypto industry, the DePIN narrative is a promising one, according to experts.

Max Boonen's PV01 Tokenizes $5M Treasury Bill, Plans to Look at Corporate Bonds

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2024. Apr. 16. 13:55

Max Boonen's PV01 Tokenizes $5M Treasury Bill, Plans to Look at Corporate Bonds The company aims to bring corporate bonds to blockchain rails, which could have averted a similar credit meltdown to what happened in crypto in 2022, CEO and co-founder Max Boonen said in an interview.

Crypto Exchange OKX's Polygon-Powered Layer 2, 'X Layer,' Hits Public Mainnet

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2024. Apr. 16. 13:40

Crypto Exchange OKX's Polygon-Powered Layer 2, 'X Layer,' Hits Public Mainnet The news about X Layer comes as other major cryptocurrency exchanges, like Coinbase and Kraken, have also pursued their own layer 2 networks over the last year.

OG Bitcoin L2 Stacks Is Getting a Major Overhaul

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2024. Apr. 16. 13:34

OG Bitcoin L2 Stacks Is Getting a Major Overhaul The Nakamoto update will decouple block production from Bitcoin itself, solving the problem of network congestion Stacks has had since it launched its mainnet in 2021.

Homium Raises $10M and Tokenizes Home Equity Loans on Avalanche

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2024. Apr. 16. 13:00

Homium Raises $10M and Tokenizes Home Equity Loans on Avalanche The loans are currently live in Colorado and plan to extend to other states.

Binance.US Taps Former New York Fed Compliance Chief for Board Role

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2024. Apr. 16. 13:00

Binance.US Taps Former New York Fed Compliance Chief for Board Role Binance.US added Martin Grant, a one-time New York Federal Reserve Bank official who spent 17 years as its chief compliance and ethics officer, to its board of directors.

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