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Dogecoin, Solana Lead Crypto Majors Plunge as Bitcoin Falls Below $66K

The lack of immediate catalysts to prop up markets in the near-term are likely weighing down token prices, one trader said.

Jun 18, 2024 at 7:14 a.m. UTC
PoliFi Tokens Down Double Digits on Claims DJT Token Has Trump's Backing

If reports about DJT are true, this would be the first time a presidential candidate from a major party created a cryptocurrency. That appears to be a big "if."

Jun 17, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. UTC
Ether ETF's Lack of Staking Won't Dampen Strong Institutional Demand, 21Shares' Ophelia Snyder Says

Prospective providers of spot ether ETFs in the U.S. removed provision for staking from their applications to avoid potential regulatory roadblocks.

Jun 18, 2024 at 3:50 p.m. UTC
Dogecoin Bulls See $60M Liquidations in Biggest Hit Since 2021

Over $400 million in crypto longs were liquidated in the past 24 hours as major tokens slid as much as 10%.

Jun 18, 2024 at 9:51 a.m. UTC
FTX Victims View Bankruptcy Process as 'Second Act of Theft,' File to Recover $8B in Forfeited Assets

Attorneys for the victims said the bankruptcy process has left FTX customers feeling "aggrieved and robbed."

Jun 18, 2024 at 8:14 a.m. UTC
AI-Related Coins Slide as Google Search Shows Peak Retail Investor Interest

Spikes in crypto-related Google search queries have historically occurred at major market tops, validating legendary investor Warren Buffet's mantra of buying in doom and sell...

Jun 18, 2024 at 10:57 a.m. UTC

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Meet the Citizens of Consensus

A look at some of the people who attended the conference this year.

May 31, 2024
Joe Lubin, founder and CEO of Consensys, discusses Ethereum's political prospects. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

Crypto Is a Core American Issue, Consensys’ Joe Lubin Says

The Ethereum co-founder discusses why his firm decided to sue the SEC on stage at Consensus 2024.

May 29, 2024
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Everyone at Consensus 2024 Is Talking About Biden’s Crypto Flip Flop. Is He for Real?

Attendees are cautiously optimistic about apparent regulatory and legislative changes, though not everyone is convinced.

May 30, 2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Independent U.S. Presidential Candidate, speaks at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock/Suzanne Cordiero)

Is Crypto on the Cusp of a Bull or Bear Market? Using Consensus 2024 as a Barometer

Conference attendees give their say on market sentiment.

May 29, 2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., independent U.S. presidential candidate, speaks at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk. (CoinDesk/Shutterstock/Suzanne Cordiero)

RFK Jr. Says Guilty Verdict May Help Trump's Election Prospects

The independent presidential candidate spoke Thursday at Consensus 2024 in Austin, Texas.

May 30, 2024
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Why Decentralized AI Is Gaining Steam

A year ago, “Crypto+AI” sounded like a game of “VC mad libs.” Now, as real-world applications begin to emerge, the idea makes much more sense. Jeff Wilser, who is hosting the...

May 23, 2024


FTX victims view the bankruptcy process as a "second act of theft," file to recover $8 billion in forfeited assets. (Adobe Firefly)

FTX Victims View Bankruptcy Process as 'Second Act of Theft,' File to Recover $8B in Forfeited Assets

Attorneys for the victims said the bankruptcy process has left FTX customers feeling "aggrieved and robbed."

Jun 18, 2024
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Crypto Trading Firm Cumberland Acquires New York's BitLicense

The company said it's one of the only principal trading firms to hold the state's crypto license.

Jun 17, 2024
Sydney, Australia. (Johnny Bhalla, Unsplash)

Australian Securities Exchange Gives Its First Approval of a Spot Bitcoin Listing to VanEck

The fund will provide investors exposure to bitcoin by investing in the VanEck Bitcoin Trust ('HODL') which is a United States ETF listed on the Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc (Cboe).

Jun 17, 2024
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U.S. SEC's Crypto Enforcer David Hirsch Quits

Hirsch was the chief of the crypto asset and cyber unit in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. SEC.

Jun 17, 2024
Bloomberg Editor Stacy Marie Ishmael, Financial Stability Board Chair and Dutch Central Bank Governor Klaas Knot at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Financial Stability Board to Extend Its Work on Stablecoin Risks in Emerging and Developing Economies

Members of the global financial stability body discussed areas that "warrant further attention" in the crypto sector during a meeting in Toronto last week.

Jun 17, 2024
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa has been appointed to a new term as president. (Per-Anders Pettersson/Getty Images)

South Africa Re-Elects Cyril Ramaphosa of the ANC as President

The election results are not expected to have much of an impact on South Africa's crypto industry.

Jun 14, 2024