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$100 Swaps: Ethereum Dex Volumes Saw $39 Billion Last Month Despite ‘Insane’ Trading Fees

$100 Swaps: Ethereum Dex Volumes Saw $39 Billion Last Month Despite ‘Insane’ Trading Fees

During the last 12 months, Ethereum-based decentralized finance (defi) solutions and decentralized exchange (dex) platforms have been very popular. Dex applications, in particular, have seen massive demand and during the last 30 days, dex trade volumes have reached $39 billion in swaps. However, one of the biggest issues confronting dex users continues to be the […]

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New Bitcoin Trust Competes with Grayscale; Offers Cheaper Fees

New Bitcoin Trust Competes with Grayscale; Offers Cheaper Fees

Competition in the institutional space for Bitcoin is heating up as a cheaper alternative to Grayscale’s famed Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) emerges from digital assets investments firm Osprey Fund. The company filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last year and is officially registered with the commission, allowing retail investors greater legal access to […]

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Gensler-Led SEC Will Likely See Increased Oversight Over US Crypto Industry

Gensler-Led SEC Will Likely See Increased Oversight Over US Crypto Industry

News of Gary Gensler, former Commodity Futures Trading Commision Chairman during the Obama administration, nomination to lead the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have set the crypto community abuzz as discussions on what can be expected from financial regulators in the future for the industry break out. An economics professor at the Massachusetts Institute […]

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A $262 Million Mistake

A $262 Million Mistake

Nobody loves trash. The same cannot be said of James Howells. He has offered Newport city council 25% of his total bitcoins stashed in his hard drive which, unfortunately, is now buried under a ton of soil. How many bitcoins? Seven Thousand Five Hundred (7,500) shining nuggets of digital gold. Based on today’s price of […]

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