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How Bitcoin Could Become the Reserve Asset for DeFi, Feat. Qiao Wang

Crypto trader, analyst and operator Qiao Wang looks at bitcoin’s macro resilience and why DeFi is here to stay.

Money Reimagined: Trump, Crypto and Fairer Taxes

Trump's tax returns show the unfairness of the tax system and the need for reform. Blockchain governance offers some ideas.

Why the Stock Market is Poised for Its Worst September Since 2011

Last week saw the third-biggest outflow from stock funds in history, and the dollar is the strongest it’s been since April. Here’s what’s going...

Sven Henrich on the Ever-Weakening Economic Cycle

The founder and lead market strategist at NorthmanTrader explains how the Fed has boxed itself in and why our fundamental economic capacity fails to...

Stablecoins Hit $20B Milestone, a Nearly 300% Year-to-Date Surge

The total value of stablecoins has now surpassed $20 billion, reflecting the growing demand of investors looking to hedge their risks in both crypto...

Did Corporate Insiders Perfectly Predict the Market Top?

In August, the volume of personally owned stock sold by corporate executives reached its highest level since 2015, followed by a 10% decline in...

Violent Reflexivity: Why Market Movements Are More Aggressive Than Ever, Feat. Corey Hoffstein

How the Fed and the rise of passive investing and volatility strategies have combined to make market movements faster and more severe.

How Activist Investors Can Help the Digital Assets Industry Mature

Often demonized for acting self-interestedly, activist investors can bring much needed focus to struggling organizations. In crypto, too.

Monetary Policy Is Finished and Macro Debates Are Boring, Feat. Raoul Pal

A wide-ranging conversation about the state of macro, why central banks can’t really do anything and why private markets are leading the future of...

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‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges...

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each...