Nick Baker

Nick Baker

Nick Baker is CoinDesk’s deputy editor-in-chief, helping oversee the best crypto newsroom in the world and editing some of its highest-profile articles (including key stories in the FTX saga). Before joining in 2022 he worked at Bloomberg News for 16 years as a reporter, editor and manager. Previously, he worked for Dow Jones Newswires and wrote for the Wall Street Journal. He has a journalism degree from Ohio University. He owns small amounts of BTC and ETH.

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Health of FTX’s US Derivatives Arm Owed to Oversight, Says CFTC Chief Behnam
The former LedgerX unit seems to be in good shape, Behnam said at a Chicago event, though its controversial application to directly clear customers’ derivatives trades was withdrawn.
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Sam Bankman-Fried dice que Alameda se retira y promete a los clientes de FTX US que sus fondos “están bien”
El propietario de la empresa de trading tuiteó las novedades el jueves a la mañana.
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Sam Bankman-Fried Says Alameda Winding Down, Promises FTX US Customers' Funds Are 'Fine'
The trading company's owner tweeted the news on Thursday morning.
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Most of FTX's Legal and Compliance Team Quit: Report
Semafor, a news organization in which FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried invested, cites people familiar with the matter.
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FTX Agrees to Sell Itself to Rival Binance Amid Liquidity Scare at Crypto Exchange
The two crypto exchange giants signed a non-binding letter of intent, Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao confirmed on Twitter.
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Solana’s SOL Spiked 15% on a Suggestive Tweet From Google Cloud
“Should we tell our followers the big news?” Google Cloud tweeted an hour before revealing what it was doing with Solana.
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CFTC Staff Recommends Rejecting Kalshi's US Election Contracts: Bloomberg
Commissioners would still need to vote on the advice.
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Prediction Market Kalshi Signals It Sees CFTC's Blessing for Midterm Election Bets
A countdown clock on its website ends today, indicating the service is optimistic regulators will let it offer contracts for the Nov. 8 election.
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Blockchain.com May Raise Money at Significant Discount to Previous Valuation: Bloomberg
The company was valued at $14 billion in a funding round earlier this year, but may only fetch $3 billion to $4 billion, the publication reported.
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Bloomberg's Matt Levine Writes 40,000-Word Article on Crypto
It's the only article this week in Businessweek, just the second time the magazine has been filled by a single piece.
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