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First Mover Americas: Bullish Week for Bitcoin and VeChain

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The latest price moves in bitcoin (BTC) and crypto markets in context for Feb. 16, 2024. First Mover is CoinDesk’s daily newsletter that contextualizes the latest actions in the crypto markets.

Published Date: 2024-02-16 05:28:55
Creator: Lyllah Ledesma, Omkar Godbole
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Bitcoin's Latest Rally Is Different as BTC Rises Alongside U.S. Dollar and Treasury Yields

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Bitcoin has managed to chalk out a double-digit rally recently, ignoring the strength in the dollar index and Treasury yields.

Published Date: 2024-02-16 03:30:22
Creator: Omkar Godbole
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U.S. Regulators Do Have Some Control Over Stablecoin Tether: JPMorgan

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USDT's appeal relative to other stablecoins will likely diminish as regulations will require more transparency and compliance with new anti-money laundering standards, the report said.

Published Date: 2024-02-16 01:06:18
Creator: Will Canny
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Crypto Traders See 20% Chance of Bitcoin Topping $70K by April End: DeFi Options Marketplace Lyra

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Bitcoin has rallied 35% in three weeks, with mining reward halving due in April.

Published Date: 2024-02-15 23:25:02
Creator: Omkar Godbole
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Asset Manager Jupiter’s Crypto Investment Scrapped by Compliance Team: FT

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The firm's Gold & Silver fund made a $2.58 million investment in an XRP ETP, which was later cancelled.

Published Date: 2024-02-15 22:50:46
Creator: Parikshit Mishra
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Stupid Things Craig Wright Said in His Latest Stupid Trial

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Published Date: 2024-02-15 14:23:29
Creator: Daniel Kuhn
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Did Elizabeth Warren Just Endorse Bitcoin? Not So Fast

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A stunt from Bitcoin supporters led to the appearance that the U.S. senator and staunch cryptocurrency opponent Elizabeth Warren signed an order for a flag to be flown over the U.S. capitol commemorating Satoshi Nakamoto.

Published Date: 2024-02-15 13:43:12
Creator: Sam Kessler
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Coinbase Shares Surge After It Crushes Wall Street Expectations

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Published Date: 2024-02-15 13:19:26
Creator: Aoyon Ashraf, Helene Braun
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U.S. Federal Reserve Gov. Waller Says DeFi Could Boost Dollar's Global Strength

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Crypto critics often warn of digital currencies' potential to destabilize the U.S. dollar, but Federal Reserve Gov. Christopher Waller argued that stablecoins' dependence on the dollar could actually strengthen the U.S. fiat currency as decentralized finance (DeFi) catches on.

Published Date: 2024-02-15 12:20:48
Creator: Jesse Hamilton
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Bitcoin's Rise to $52K Is Driven by Strong U.S. Demand, the Coinbase Price Premium Suggests

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Massive inflows into spot bitcoin ETFs made headlines recently, but there are other metrics that showcase U.S. investors' appetite for the asset.

Published Date: 2024-02-15 11:39:41
Creator: Krisztian Sandor
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