Stephen Alpher

Stephen  Alpher

Stephen is CoinDesk's co-regional news chief, Americas. He previously served as managing editor at Seeking Alpha. A native of suburban Washington, D.C., Stephen went to the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, majoring in finance. He holds BTC and ETH above CoinDesk’s disclosure threshold of $1,000.

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Bitcoin Falls After 517K Jobs Added in January, Beating Expectations
Alongside, the government reported the unemployment rate fell to 3.4%, below the forecast of 3.6%.
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MicroStrategy Books Impairment Charge of $197.6M on Q4 Bitcoin Holdings
The business software company reported its fourth-quarter results on Thursday afternoon.
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Bitcoin Blasts Through $23.5K as Powell Speaks Following Fed Rate Hike
The U.S. central bank earlier Wednesday lifted its benchmark interest rate 25 basis points.
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Federal Reserve Lifts Interest Rates Another 25 Basis Points
Bitcoin's price was little changed in the minutes following the announcement.
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Bitcoin registra un cambio mínimo tras los débiles datos económicos publicados antes de la reunión de la Fed
El miércoles a la mañana se publicaron los informes de empleo ADP y del ISM manufacturero, ambos más débiles de lo esperado.
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Bitcoin Little Changed on Soft Economic Data Ahead of Fed Meeting
Wednesday morning's ADP jobs and ISM manufacturing reports both came in weaker than expected.
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Crypto Bank Silvergate Shares Move Higher After BlackRock Boosts Stake
Silvergate stock is down about 90% over the past year thanks to the crypto bear market and its deposit relationship with FTX.
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Bank of Canada Signals Pause to Rate Hike Cycle
Bitcoin is mostly ignoring the news, but it's a potentially bullish sign.
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Empresas de préstamos de criptomonedas de Genesis se declaran en quiebra
El colapso de FTX de finales de 2022 fue la gota que rebalsó el vaso para Genesis, que a principios de ese año había sufrido pérdidas de varios cientos de millones de dólares debido a su exposición al fallido fondo de cobertura de criptomonedas Three Arrows Capital.
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Genesis' Crypto Lending Businesses File for Bankruptcy Protection
The collapse of FTX in late 2022 was the final straw for Genesis, which earlier that year reportedly suffered losses of several hundred million dollars due to its exposure to failed crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital.
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