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Mexican Cartels Using BTC, ETH, USDT, Other Tokens to Buy Fentanyl Ingredients: U.S.   north  
Criminal organizations in Mexico have been using several popular digital assets to buy the materials needed to make the drug fentanyl, according to the U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which cited the use of bitcoin and other tokens in a Thursday advisory.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, Fentanyl, Mexico, China, U.S. Treasury Department, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, drug trafficking

Authors: Jesse Hamilton ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 17:08:48
Mexican Cartels Using BTC, ETH, USDT, Other Tokens to Buy Fentanyl Ingredients: U.S.
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Crypto for Advisors: Crypto Trends   north  
The digital asset market has begun transitioning from early adoption to mass adoption. A sea change in industry leadership, product development and fiduciary commitment swept crypto in 2023 and early into 2024.
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Keywords: Opinion, opinion, Opinion, Crypto for Advisors, Institutional Investment, institutional investor, Institutional Adoption, Adoption, Financial Advisors, Financial Advisers

Authors: Connor Farley, Sarah Morton ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 16:00:00
Crypto for Advisors: Crypto Trends
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DeFi Technologies Stock Sell-Off Is 'Attractive Buying Opportunity,' Benchmark Says   north  
The stock lost nearly half of its value earlier this week following the tumble in altcoins and after the publication of a negative opinion piece in a crypto newsletter, the report said.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Crypto, ETPs, Benchmark, Analyst Ratings

Authors: Will Canny ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 14:24:44
DeFi Technologies Stock Sell-Off Is 'Attractive Buying Opportunity,' Benchmark Says
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Telegram Is Crypto’s Adoption Machine   north  
Telegram is onboarding the masses and ushering in a new era for public blockchains, says David Zimmerman, a research analyst at K33 Research.
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Keywords: Opinion, opinion, Opinion

Authors: David Zimmerman ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 14:02:33
Telegram Is Crypto’s Adoption Machine
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Protocol Village: Farworld, Building Gaming on Farcaster, Raises $1.75M   north  
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of June 20-26.
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Keywords: Technology, news, The Protocol, Blockchain, Ethereum, Bitcoin, Tech, Blockchain Technology, EVM, Protocol Village

Authors: Bradley Keoun ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 13:48:31
Protocol Village: Farworld, Building Gaming on Farcaster, Raises $1.75M
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Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Adds ‘One-Click’ Audits, Tax Reporting   north  
Software from Web3 accounting company Tres works with a wide range of digital asset networks, and can be integrated with accounting software such as QuickBooks, Xero and NetSuite.
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Keywords: Finance, news, Fireblocks, Tokenization, Accounting

Authors: Ian Allison ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 13:00:00
Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Adds ‘One-Click’ Audits, Tax Reporting
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Celo Foundation Promotes Eric Nakagawa to Executive Director and Isha Varshney to Head of…   north  
Celo Foundation Promotes Eric Nakagawa to Executive Director and Isha Varshney to Head of Ecosystem, Hires Sophia Dew to Lead Developer RelationsThe senior leadership expansion primes the Foundation to support the Celo ecosystem amidst an ongoing migration to Ethereum Layer-2Today, the Celo [...]
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Keywords: celo-blockchain, news, blockchain

Authors: Celo Foundation ( top authors )
Source: The Celo Blog - Medium ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 12:59:23
Celo Foundation Promotes Eric Nakagawa to Executive Director and Isha Varshney to Head of…
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Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy Acquires 11.9K More Bitcoin for $786M   north  
The company held 214,400 bitcoins as of the end of April, which at current prices would be worth about $14 billion.
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Keywords: Finance, news, MicroStrategy, Michael Saylor, Bitcoin, microstrategy, mstr, michael saylor, bitcoin

Authors: Krisztian Sandor ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 12:29:59
Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy Acquires 11.9K More Bitcoin for $786M
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UK Regulator FCA Arrests Two People Associated With 1B-Pound Illegal Crypto Business   north  
The two suspects were interviewed under caution by the FCA and then released on bail.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, UK, Crypto, FCA, Crime, FCA, crypto register, illegal crypto

Authors: Camomile Shumba ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 12:14:48
UK Regulator FCA Arrests Two People Associated With 1B-Pound Illegal Crypto Business
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First Mover Americas: Crypto Assets Rally With BTC Returning to $66K   north  
The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for June 20, 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: 2024-06-20 12:03:59
First Mover Americas: Crypto Assets Rally With BTC Returning to $66K
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Italy to Increase Surveillance of Crypto Market With Fines as High as 5M Euros: Reuters   north  
Italy is set to adopt measures that will include high fines for those who manipulate the crypto asset market as part of a wider scheme to beef up surveillance of risks tied to the sector.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, Italy, EU, Crypto, Fines, Italy, Draft Decree, Crypto, Reuters, Fine, Surveillance

Authors: Amitoj Singh ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 11:59:55
Italy to Increase Surveillance of Crypto Market With Fines as High as 5M Euros: Reuters
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LayerZero Says Users Must Pay 10 Cents Per ZRO To Claim Token   north  
The donations appear to be mandatory and the LayerZero Foundation will match proceeds upto $10 million.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Markets, airdrop, ZRO, layerzero

Authors: Shaurya Malwa ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 11:56:42
LayerZero Says Users Must Pay 10 Cents Per ZRO To Claim Token
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Stablecoin Issuers Now 18th Largest Holder of U.S. Debt   north  
Stablecoin issuers are fast emerging as a significant source of demand for the U.S. Treasury notes as concerns about Washington's debt management grow.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Stablecoins, Markets

Authors: Omkar Godbole, Amitoj Singh ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 11:46:44
Stablecoin Issuers Now 18th Largest Holder of U.S. Debt
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Swiss National Bank and SDX Delve Deeper Into CBDCs, Tokenized Securities   north  
The next two-year phase of Project Helvetia will see other financial institutions and types of transactions join the party.
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Keywords: Policy, news, SDX, Swiss National Bank, CBDCs

Authors: Ian Allison ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 11:33:55
Swiss National Bank and SDX Delve Deeper Into CBDCs, Tokenized Securities
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Dogecoin Traders Appear to Short Token as Meme Coin Frenzy Eases   north  
DOGE funding rates are starting to flip negative, data shows, as traders move away from riskier assets amid low volatility in the broader crypto market.
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Keywords: Markets, news, DOGE, Trading, Markets, DOGE, dogecoin, trading, markets

Authors: Shaurya Malwa ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 10:10:17
Dogecoin Traders Appear to Short Token as Meme Coin Frenzy Eases
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SNB Surprises the Market (Again)   north  
Overview: The US dollar is trading higher against all the G10 currencies today but the Norwegian krone. Norway's central bank left policy on hold and warned that if the economy performs as expected, it does not anticipate a rate cut until next year. On the other hand, the Swiss National Bank [...]
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Keywords: $USD, BOE, Currency Movement, Japan, Norges Bank, SNB, US

Authors: Marc Chandler ( top authors )
Source: Marc to Market ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 10:10:00
SNB Surprises the Market (Again)
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Energy Giant EDF Subsidiary Joins Cronos as a Blockchain Validator   north  
EDF subsidiary Exaion helps industries with digital transformation by focusing on addressing the energy efficiency of data centers.
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Keywords: Finance, news, Cronos, EVM, Validators, France

Authors: Jamie Crawley ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 10:00:00
Energy Giant EDF Subsidiary Joins Cronos as a Blockchain Validator
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VanEck's Spot Bitcoin ETF Goes Live on Australia's Biggest Stock Exchange   north  
The VanEck Bitcoin ETF, the first spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), debuted on Thursday.
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Keywords: Finance, news, Australia, VanEck, ASX, Bitcoin, Spot bitcoin etf, Bitcoin ETF, ETFs, Spot Bitcoin, VanEck, Monochrome, Australia, ASX

Authors: Amitoj Singh ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 09:30:25
VanEck's Spot Bitcoin ETF Goes Live on Australia's Biggest Stock Exchange
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Solana-Ether Ratio Hits 3-Month Low, Analyst Anticipates Further Losses   north  
The ratio has declined 35% in one month, reaching the lowest since March 13.
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Keywords: Markets, news, Solana, Ether, Markets, Technical Analysis, Solana, Ether, Markets, Technical Analysis

Authors: Omkar Godbole ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 09:12:35
Solana-Ether Ratio Hits 3-Month Low, Analyst Anticipates Further Losses
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AI Tokens Led by FET, AGIX Surge as Nvidia Zooms to Become World’s Most Valuable Company   north  
The AI-linked token sector has risen 14% in the past 24 hours, data shows, outperforming other sectors.
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Keywords: Markets, news, AI, Trading, Markets, bitcoin, AI, artificial intelligence, nvidia, trading, gains

Authors: Shaurya Malwa ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 09:07:49
AI Tokens Led by FET, AGIX Surge as Nvidia Zooms to Become World’s Most Valuable Company
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Monero's XMR Token Reverses February Slide With Golden Cross   north  
XMR briefly topped $180 last week, reversing the Binance-led February slide.
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Keywords: Markets, news

Authors: Omkar Godbole ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 06:26:47
Monero's XMR Token Reverses February Slide With Golden Cross
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Binance Fined $2.2M by India’s Financial Intelligence Unit   north  
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, has been fined approximately $2.2 million (18.82 crore INR) for providing services to Indian clients without adhering to the nation's anti-money laundering rules, India's anti-money laundering unit announced Thursday.
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Keywords: Policy, news, Regulations, Binance, India, Crypto, Finance Ministry, Binance, Fine, Penalty, India, FIU

Authors: Amitoj Singh ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 05:11:28
Binance Fined $2.2M by India’s Financial Intelligence Unit
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NEAR Foundation Launches Incubation Program to Build Infrastructure for User-Owned AI   north  
NEAR Foundation Launches Incubation Program to Build Infrastructure for User-Owned AI NEAR Horizon
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Source: The Latest from NEAR ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 00:00:00
NEAR Foundation Launches Incubation Program to Build Infrastructure for User-Owned AI
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Understanding User Experience in Payment Reconciliation   north  
Ripple is a leader in cross border payments dedicated to enhancing user experiences in payment reconciliation. Research on non-Ripple customers has provided valuable insights into this critical financial process, ensuring payment transaction accuracy.
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Source: Crypto, Blockchain and FinTech Industry Insights Blog | Ripple ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-20 00:00:00
Understanding User Experience in Payment Reconciliation
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The Protocol   north  
In this week's abbreviated issue of The Protocol, we're chronicling the apparent doxing of 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli as the driver behind the recently-but-no-longer mooning $DJT token, plus the SEC's apparent retreat on probing the Ethereum developer Consensys.
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Keywords: Technology, news, The Protocol, Interoperability, Donald Trump

Authors: Bradley Keoun ( top authors )
Source: CoinDesk: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Crypto News and Price Data ( active sources )
Published: 2024-06-19 17:56:28
The Protocol
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