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CDCROP: Risk Profit Loss Dice Charts Markets (Gino Crescoli/Pixabay)
What Is Counterparty Risk in Crypto?
The chance that one of the parties involved in a deal might not make good on its promises, causing the other party financial harm is something crypto investors need to understand.
CDCROP: Risk Profit Loss Dice Charts Markets (Gino Crescoli/Pixabay)

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Proof of Reserves: Could it Have Prevented the FTX Meltdown?
After FTX’s stunning meltdown, many are calling for exchanges to prove they have enough assets in reserve to offset any outstanding liabilities.
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CDCROP: Pay Your Tax Now Here! Taxes (The New York Public Library/Unsplash)
Crypto Capital Gains and Tax Rates 2022
Love it or hate it, tax season is here and that means all U.S. citizens that traded or sold crypto over the last year will be required to report their gains and losses. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
CDCROP: Pay Your Tax Now Here! Taxes (The New York Public Library/Unsplash)

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What Is Margin Trading? A Risky Crypto Trading Strategy Explained
If you’ve ever wished you could bet more money than you actually have on a crypto position, margin trading allows you to accomplish that. But the opportunity to reap big rewards comes with big risks.
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​Why Trade Crypto Derivatives When You Can Trade Spot?
Derivatives let you trade contracts about an asset like bitcoin without actually holding a single coin yourself.
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Is There a 'Best' Time to Trade Crypto? Here’s What the Data Says
Unlike traditional markets, cryptocurrency markets remain open 24/7, even during public holidays.
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NFTs and Intellectual Property: What Do You Actually Own?
As non-fungible token holders look for new ways to monetize their digital collectibles, creators might seek to define what collectors can and can’t do with the original artwork.
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Ethereum around computers (Dalle-E/CoinDesk)
How Does Ethereum Staking Work?
The Ethereum network has transitioned to proof-of-stake. Ethereum staking is a way ETH investors can earn a reward by locking up their coins.
Ethereum around computers (Dalle-E/CoinDesk)

Ethereum merge (Dall-E/CoinDesk)
Ethereum Merge Explained: What Investors Should Know About the Shift to Proof-of-Stake
A historic overhaul of the second-largest blockchain network is complete, but questions remain. We've got answers.
Ethereum merge (Dall-E/CoinDesk)

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What's the Point of Stablecoins? Understanding Why They Exist
We break down the different types of stablecoins, the risks of the asset class and the pros and cons of using them.
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