retail investors

CDCROP: Brian Armstrong CEO Coinbase (CoinDesk)
Coinbase Sheds Roughly 60 Jobs as Cost-Cutting Continues Amid Bear Market
The crypto exchange called the latest reductions “isolated and targeted.”
CDCROP: Brian Armstrong CEO Coinbase (CoinDesk)

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A CFTC Commissioner Proposes a New Definition of Retail Investor
The commissioner hopes better definitions will lead to better investor protections.
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Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Commissioner to Pitch Retail Investor Definition to Get Set for Crypto
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero says the agency needs a new way of categorizing investors as it prepares for new digital-assets oversight.
Commissioner Christy Goldsmith Romero of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

CDCROP: Robinhood website on laptop (Unsplash)
Trading App Robinhood Markets Adds USDC to Its Crypto Lineup
Users will be able to transfer the stablecoin from the Polygon and Ethereum networks on Wednesday.
CDCROP: Robinhood website on laptop (Unsplash)

CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Crypto Giant FTX Eyes Raising Money to Fund Acquisitions: Source
Sam Bankman-Fried’s exchange is raising capital as it considers a retail-focused deal, a person familiar with the matter said.
CDCROP: CEO of FTX Sam Bankman-Fried testifies during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Wilhelm Gunkel via Unsplash
‘Consumer Business Is Dead’ for Crypto Lender Celsius, Bankruptcy Expert Says
Thomas Braziel, a partner at 507 Capital, also told CoinDesk TV’s “First Mover” customers may get back only 50 to 60 cents on the dollar.
Wilhelm Gunkel via Unsplash

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Dutch Finance Official Wants to Ban Retail Investors From Trading Crypto Derivatives
The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets doesn’t yet have the authority to issue a UK-style ban, however.
A surface level sunset view of Amsterdam - stock photo

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Crypto News Roundup for May 3, 2022
With bitcoin showing signs of fear of a deeper price drop, plus a look at why crypto could become a force in retail payments, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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