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 Holds Strong Over $19K; Why Is the Dollar Dominating?
The largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has weathered severe macroeconomic uncertainty in recent weeks to maintain its current threshold,
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Tumbles After Crossing $20K in Topsy-Turvy Trading; How Chinese Universities Teach Blockchain
The largest crypto by market capitalization had spiked over $20,000 in morning trading.
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First Mover Asia: Cryptos Rise, Even as Stocks Falter; Token2049 Conference Signals Singapore’s Resurgence as a Crypto Hub
More than 7,000 people representing over 2,000 companies are scheduled to attend; Hong Kong plays catch-up. Bitcoin trades over $19,00 again.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Sticks Near $19K; the Most ‘Profitable’ Mining GPU Makes You Back Your Money in 3 Years
Ether and other major cryptos spend much of the weekend in the red to close a turbulent week.
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US IRS Can Issue Summons to Bank Serving Crypto Broker SFOX Customers in Search of Tax Evaders
The John Doe summons will require M.Y. Safra Bank to provide information about SFOX customers who used the bank and may owe taxes on crypto transactions.
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First Mover Asia: As the Fed Hikes Rates, Ether, USDC Lending Yield Pays Less Than T-Bills; Bitcoin Rises, Holds Over $19K
The average yield one can expect for lending USDC via DeFi protocols is 0.98%; the current one-year Treasury bond is paying 4.08%.
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First Mover Asia: Cryptos Yo-Yo After Hawkish Rate Hike; Ether’s Price Is Down, Regulators May Soon Be Circling. What’s Next for Post-Merge Ethereum?
Some Merge observers see long-term environmental benefits and price increases, although others are concerned about centralization and regulatory scrutiny.
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Crypto Exchange FTX in Discussions for Up to $1B Capital Raise at $32B Valuation: Report
The exchange giant is raising the money as it considers acquisitions.
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First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Flutters Around $19K; SEC Case Against Crypto Promoter Ian Balina Faces One Big Problem
Balina is charged with conducting an unregistered securities offering in 2018 for his SPRK ICO token, but proving that the Ethereum network should be subject to U.S. securities law will be difficult; cryptos largely decline.
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First Mover Asia: Where in the World Is Do Kwon? Terra Co-Founder’s Absence Highlights the Complications of Extradition; Cryptos Climb Ahead of FOMC
Kwon, who is no longer in Singapore, says he is not "on the run," although Korean authorities have asked Interpol to issue a "red notice" requesting his arrest; Taiwan is an unlikely hideout.
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