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Week Ahead: Following Up a Watershed Week   north  
Slowing US jobs growth, the third consecutive rise in the unemployment rate, and the softer than expected CPI are a watershed. Although the Federal Reserve will not cut rates when it meets at the end of the month, Chair Powell will likely lay the groundwork for a cut in September. Indeed, the [...]
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Keywords: Macro, Prices

Authors: Marc Chandler ( top authors )
Source: Marc to Market ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-13 11:15:00
Week Ahead:  Following Up a Watershed Week
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DePIN Can Power a More Sustainable GenAI Industry   north  
The AI boom is overloading data centers and straining traditional energy resources. Can decentralization, in the form of DePIN, offer a solution? Mitch Liu, CEO and Co-Founder of Theta Network, makes the case.
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Keywords: Opinion, opinion, Opinion, DePIN

Authors: Mitch Liu ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 18:41:41
DePIN Can Power a More Sustainable GenAI Industry
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Conduct Versus Code May Be the Defining Question in Roman Storm Prosecution   north  
Prosecutors and Roman Storm's attorneys met in court Friday to argue over motions to dismiss the charges against the developer and address evidentiary questions.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Tornado Cash, DOJ, Regulations

Authors: Nikhilesh De, Cheyenne Ligon ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 18:19:53
Conduct Versus Code May Be the Defining Question in Roman Storm Prosecution
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Fed Might Focus on Weakening Labor Market Rather Than Inflation as It Mulls Rate Cuts: Economists   north  
A weakening labor market could persuade the Fed to cut rates even as inflation is not yet back to the Fed's 2% goal.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Markets, Inflation, Federal Reserve, Interest Rates, fed rate cuts, interest rates, fed funds rate, us economy, cpi report, inflation, ppi report

Authors: Helene Braun ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 18:09:50
Fed Might Focus on Weakening Labor Market Rather Than Inflation as It Mulls Rate Cuts: Economists
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MakerDAO's $1B Tokenized Treasury Investment Plan Draws Interest from BlackRock's BUIDL, Ondo, Superstate   north  
MakerDAO's competition to allocate funds will open next month, and would give a big boost for the $1.8 billion tokenized real-world asset space.
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Keywords: Finance, news, MakerDAO, Real World Assets, Tokenized Assets, Tokenization, BlackRock, Superstate, Securitize, tokenized assets, tokenization, RWA, tokenized treasury

Authors: Krisztian Sandor ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 16:43:45
MakerDAO's $1B Tokenized Treasury Investment Plan Draws Interest from BlackRock's BUIDL, Ondo, Superstate
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Why Blockbuster Games Will Soon Be Built on Modular Appchains   north  
Mainnets like Ethereum’s aren’t suitable for major (AAA) game development. The only real solution is a horizontally scalable blockchain coupled with modularity and a gas-free experience for end-users, says Jack O’Holleran, CEO of SKALE Labs.
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Keywords: Consensus Magazine, opinion, Opinion, Game fi week 2024

Authors: Jack O’Holleran ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 16:06:21
Why Blockbuster Games Will Soon Be Built on Modular Appchains
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Traditional Money Launderers Appear to Be Using Crypto, Chainalysis Says   north  
The crypto tracing company's latest report shines a light on potential money laundering.
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Keywords: Finance, news, Chainalysis, Money Laundering

Authors: Danny Nelson ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 15:31:05
Traditional Money Launderers Appear to Be Using Crypto, Chainalysis Says
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CoinDesk 20 Performance Update: XRP Gains Amid Overall Index Decline   north  
The CoinDesk 20 index saw a slight drop with XRP and ADA recording positive movements.
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Keywords: Markets, news, CoinDesk 20, CoinDesk Indices, Indices, Index, Price

Authors: CoinDesk Indices, Tracy Stephens ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 13:23:24
CoinDesk 20 Performance Update: XRP Gains Amid Overall Index Decline
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SEC Drops Investigation of Bitcoin L2 Stacks Builder Hiro, Filing Says   north  
The conclusion of the probe into the company formerly known as Blockstack, which raised $70 million via token sales from 2017 to 2019, is another win for the crypto industry in its years-long struggle with the regulator.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Stacks, Stacks Tokens, Muneeb Ali, SEC, SEC Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission, Tokens

Authors: Marc Hochstein ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 13:19:07
SEC Drops Investigation of Bitcoin L2 Stacks Builder Hiro, Filing Says
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XRP is the Sole Major in Green as Bitcoin Bulls Remain Sidelined   north  
BTC prices fell after Thursday’s U.S. CPI readings, dragging down the broader crypto market.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Trading, Investing, Markets, BTC, bitcoin, trading, markets

Authors: Shaurya Malwa ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 12:51:33
XRP is the Sole Major in Green as Bitcoin Bulls Remain Sidelined
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First Mover Americas: BTC Retreats From $60K   north  
The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for July 12, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Bitcoin, Ether, First Mover

Authors: Jamie Crawley, Omkar Godbole ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 12:08:20
First Mover Americas: BTC Retreats From $60K
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DEX Aggregator Rage Trade to Issue Token on Buzzy New Layer 1 Blockchain Hyperliquid   north  
Decentralized exchange aggregator Rage Trade has announced plans to issue a new token via a liquidity generation event and a token sale on layer-1 blockchain Hyperliquid.
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Keywords: Finance, news, DEX, Decentralized exchange, layer 1, Token Sale

Authors: Oliver Knight ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 11:23:22
DEX Aggregator Rage Trade to Issue Token on Buzzy New Layer 1 Blockchain Hyperliquid
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Market Takes JPY Lower Despite Intervention Speculation, While Sterling Shines   north  
Overview: The dollar is mostly consolidating yesterday's CPI-inspired decline. The main features include the market bidding the US dollar back above JPY159 despite more speculation that the BOJ did in fact intervene yesterday and checked on the euro-yen cross in the local session today, and [...]
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Keywords: $JPY, $USD, BOJ, Currency Movement, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Intervention, Scandinavia

Authors: Marc Chandler ( top authors )
Source: Marc to Market ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 10:10:00
Market Takes JPY Lower Despite Intervention Speculation, While Sterling Shines
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Iris Energy Has Committed Most of Childress Site to Expansion of Bitcoin Mining: Bernstein   north  
The bitcoin miner’s shares slumped yesterday after a Culper Research report said the site was unsuitable for artificial intelligence and high-performance computing.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Bitcoin Mining, short-selling, Iris Energy, AI, Equities, Bernstein

Authors: Will Canny ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 09:08:17
Iris Energy Has Committed Most of Childress Site to Expansion of Bitcoin Mining: Bernstein
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Morgan Creek Digital to Raise up to $500M for New Web3 Venture Capital Fund   north  
The new fund will target early stage opportunities in AI, blockchain technology, chips and data.
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Keywords: Finance, news, AI, Venture Capital, Web3, Fundraising

Authors: Will Canny ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 07:00:00
Morgan Creek Digital to Raise up to $500M for New Web3 Venture Capital Fund
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Bitcoin Bulls Fail Again, But There Is Still Hope   north  
Bitcoin could not topple a key resistance on Thursday despite positive U.S. inflation report.
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Keywords: Markets, news

Authors: Omkar Godbole ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-12 05:58:47
Bitcoin Bulls Fail Again, But There Is Still Hope
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Biden Overtakes VP Harris as Likeliest Dem Nominee on Polymarket During President's Press Conference (Update)   north  
The president said he plans to stay in the race but "it's important that I allay fears."
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Keywords: Markets, news, Election 2024, Prediction Markets, Polymarket

Authors: Marc Hochstein ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 22:47:04
Biden Overtakes VP Harris as Likeliest Dem Nominee on Polymarket During President's Press Conference (Update)
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Judge Sends Coinbase Back to the Drawing Board Over Efforts to Subpoena SEC’s Gary Gensler   north  
A federal judge encouraged Coinbase to drop – or at least substantially modify – its efforts to subpoena U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler’s personal communications during a hearing Thursday.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, Gary Gensler, SEC, Coinbase

Authors: Nikhilesh De, Cheyenne Ligon ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 19:18:39
Judge Sends Coinbase Back to the Drawing Board Over Efforts to Subpoena SEC’s Gary Gensler
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Germany Almost Done Selling Bitcoin, Holding Less Than 5K Tokens After Latest Moves   north  
There's less than 5,000 bitcoin left in wallets linked to German authorities after Thursday's transfers, down from the 50,000 BTC that was confiscated, blockchain data shows.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Bitcoin, Germany, Arkham intelligence, Blockchain Data

Authors: Krisztian Sandor ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 18:34:07
Germany Almost Done Selling Bitcoin, Holding Less Than 5K Tokens After Latest Moves
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Why I Chose Bitcoin Ordinals to Release ‘Frontline’   north  
Artist Alexis André explains the attraction of Bitcoin for releasing his latest generative art collection.
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Keywords: Opinion, opinion, Opinion, Ordinals

Authors: Alexis André ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:56:33
Why I Chose Bitcoin Ordinals to Release ‘Frontline’
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SEC Commissioner Grilled on Bitcoin ETFs as Senators Weigh U.S. Regulator Nominees   north  
Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told senators on Thursday that rampant fraud in crypto markets left her unwilling to approve bitcoin exchange traded products earlier this year.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, Securities and Exchange Commission, Senate Banking Committee, Congress, bitcoin spot ETF, ETH

Authors: Jesse Hamilton ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:50:04
SEC Commissioner Grilled on Bitcoin ETFs as Senators Weigh U.S. Regulator Nominees
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Crypto Bulls Frustrated as Bitcoin and Stocks Recouple – to the Downside   north  
A continuing series of record highs for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq over the past weeks has done nothing to prop up sliding crypto prices, but Thursday saw both asset classes tumbling together.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Markets, Bitcoin, Equities, Nasdaq, S&P 500, BTC price, bitcoin price, bitcoin correlation, why bitcoin is falling

Authors: Stephen Alpher, Krisztian Sandor ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:46:08
Crypto Bulls Frustrated as Bitcoin and Stocks Recouple – to the Downside
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How Digital Collectibles Are Shaping Athlete Legacies   north  
NFTs and blockchain-based gaming are transforming the way we connect with pro sports, says Matt Novogratz, Co-Founder of Candy Digital.
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Keywords: Consensus Magazine, opinion, Opinion, GameFi Week 2024

Authors: Matt Novogratz ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:18:09
How Digital Collectibles Are Shaping Athlete Legacies
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Why AI's Energy Use Isn't Demonized Like Bitcoin's   north  
AI's utility is more obvious to everyday people than crypto's, and AI's risks are so much greater that power consumption fears seem beside the point.
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Keywords: Opinion, opinion, Opinion, AI, Bitcoin Mining, energy consumption

Authors: George Kaloudis ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:00:00
Why AI's Energy Use Isn't Demonized Like Bitcoin's
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Coinbase Unveils Web App to Track Personal On-Chain Wallets   north  
Jumping in on a continued effort by wallet makers to simplify access and user experience, particularly for newcomers, Coinbase (COIN) is introducing an app that lets users manage all of their on-chain wallets and activities in one place, the company announced Thursday.
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Keywords: Finance, news, Coinbase, Wallets, Coinbase super app, Coinbase wallet, crypto wallets

Authors: Helene Braun ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-07-11 16:00:00
Coinbase Unveils Web App to Track Personal On-Chain Wallets
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