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Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

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US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

advertisement Bloomberg reported Friday that a broad U.S. government investigation into the operator of crypto exchange Binance has widened to include “whether Binance or its staff profited by taking advantage of its customers.” Citing anonymous sources, the outlet said that U.S. officials including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating the exchange operator for “possible …

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Citigroup is working with regulators to start trading bitcoin futures: report

Citigroup is working with regulators to start trading bitcoin futures: report

As reported by CoinDesk on August 24, Citigroup is performing the regulatory legwork necessary to start trading CME’s bitcoin futures product. Citing sources with knowledge of the process, CoinDesk said that institutional interest was pushing the banking giant to take up Bitcoin futures trading. Representatives for Citigroup have previously mentioned accumulated institutional interest in crypto …

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Treasury preps guidance on infrastructure bill's crypto tax reporting rules: report

Treasury preps guidance on infrastructure bill’s crypto tax reporting rules: report

advertisement The U.S. Treasury is preparing guidance on the crypto tax reporting provisions in the infrastructure bill, which recently passed the Senate and is heading for the House, according to a Bloomberg report published Friday.  The provisions provoked a mass outcry from the cryptocurrency industry, which saw the definition of “broker” as excessively broad. Per …

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European Investment Bank to price €100 million in bonds on Ethereum: report

European Investment Bank to price €100 million in bonds on Ethereum: report

The European Investment Bank (EIB), the investment and development arm of the European Union, plans to price €100 million in bonds registered in the Ethereum network. According to a report by Bloomberg, the EIB’s inaugural blockchain bond sale will consist of €100 million in two-year notes. The bonds could be priced today. The sale of …

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Kraken Company Intelligence Report

Kraken Company Intelligence Report

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Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes surrenders to US authorities: report

Former BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes has reportedly surrendered to U.S. authorities in Hawaii. Per a Bloomberg report from April 6, Hayes appeared before a federal judge in Hawaii. Hayes was later released on a $10 million bond, with future court proceedings set to take place in New York. Hayes’ surrender on April 6 was expected, …

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A $150 billion investment unit of Morgan Stanley is exploring bitcoin: report

A $150 billion investment unit of Morgan Stanley is exploring bitcoin: report

Counterpoint Global—a unit of Morgan Stanley Investment Management—is exploring whether it will make a bet on bitcoin, according to a Bloomberg News report.  Citing sources, the report said that the unit, which manages $150 billion, would need approvals from the wider firm and regulators to make such an investment. Still, it represents Wall Street’s broader …

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Majority of crypto thefts in 2020 occurred on DeFi protocols: report

Majority of crypto thefts in 2020 occurred on DeFi protocols: report

Volume on decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms was at an all-time high in 2020 — and so were the number of attacks and thefts in that arena, according to blockchain analysis firm CipherTrace’s Crime Report.  Over 50% of crypto thefts in 2020 stemmed from DeFi attacks, adding up to $129 million. That’s more than 25% of …

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