James

Rubin

James Rubin

James Rubin is CoinDesk's U.S. news editor based on the West Coast. He has written and edited for the Milken Institute, TheStreet.com and the Economist Intelligence Unit, among other organizations. He is also the co-author of the Urban Cyclist's Survival Guide. He owns a small amount of bitcoin.

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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Rebounds Past $20K; China’s Blockchain Revolution Is Missing On-Chain Data
Ether and most other major altcoins regain ground they'd lost in last week's downturn; China companies seem unconvinced by blockchain technology.
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First Mover Asia: Singapore’s Monetary Authority Finally Notices Three Arrows’ Capital AUM Discrepancy; Bitcoin Holds Above $19K in Weekend Trading
The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s reprimand of the crypto hedge fund for providing misleading information may only be a first step.
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VanEck Files New Application for Spot Bitcoin ETF
The application comes about eight months after the SEC rejected the investment firm’s last application.
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First Mover Asia: Speculating on Tokenized Carbon Offsets Won't Help Climate Crisis, Says Consultant; BTC Falls Under $19K Amid Wider Crypto Woes
A significant number of carbon credits are from projects 8-10 years old; Ether and other major altcoins plummet.
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First Mover Asia: How Traders Are Shorting Tether Stablecoins; Bitcoin Falls but Holds Above $20K
Hedge funds are increasingly betting against USDT in anticipation of it losing value amid concerns about the coin’s reserve backing and systemic risks; ether drops.
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First Mover Asia: Remember ICOs? You Would Have Made a Fortune if You HODLed; Bitcoin Slogs Toward $20K
Investors who purchased a breadbasket of blue chip coin offerings about five years ago would have generated an 819% return, even with the current bear market; most cryptos fell in Tuesday trading.
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First Mover Asia: Chip Maker Nvidia Isn’t an Ether Proxy, Bitcoin Holds Near $21K
Crypto mining aided Nvidia's bottom line, but it hasn't been a major cause of the stock's steep decline. Ether falls but hovers at around $1,200.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Holds Above $21K in Weekend Trading, Solana Web3 Phone Faces Long Odds
Ether stays over $1,200; prior blockchain phones have failed because the market has realized their functionalities are already available on apps that can be loaded on any phone.
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First Mover Asia: Hong Kong’s OSL Sees Strong Institutional Interest in Crypto, Despite Luna-Induced Volatility; Bitcoin and Ether Surge
Fernando Martinez, OSL's head of Americas, said global, institutional trading volume is higher than it was in 2021, the best year in the crypto exchange’s history. Altcoins have a good day.
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