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I quit my director job at Goldman Sachs to start my own company. There's always a cap if you're an employee.

A trader at Goldman Sachs quit to start a crypto company during the crash. He said a slump is the b…

Lauren Crosby Medlicott   


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Memecoins are back, and the returns are so big that even hedge funds can't resist

As memecoins make a resurgence, hedge funds are chasing gains in the highly volatile corner of the …

Yuheng Zhan   


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Treasury-yield surge boosts tokenization of real-world assets on blockchains, leading 'huge paradigm shift' in finance

"It's becoming increasingly likely that blockchains can become the back-end infrastructure for almo…

Aruni Soni   


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North Korean hackers are getting away with a lot less crypto even as theft attempts rise

Among the 20 hacks by North Korean-affiliated cybercriminals last year, the total amount of crypto …

Yuheng Zhan   


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I went to a physical NFT gallery where digital art was displayed on TV screens. It felt completely pointless.

A room full of screens with rotating photos and illustrations felt like mere hype on top of the alr…

Katie Canales   


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A Virginia pension system is considering adding crypto yield farming to its portfolio to boost returns

The Fairfax County Police Officers Retirement System is aiming to invest in funds focused on genera…

Carla Mozée   


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Former Binance employees and investors say the CEO has more control of the decentralized company than he lets on: 'He's the holding company'

Binance is part of a movement emphasizing the lack of a central authority, but former employees tol…

Katie Canales   


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Hackers steal crypto worth $180 million from Beanstalk Farms, a decentralized finance project

"Beanstalk suffered an exploit. The Beanstalk Farms team is investigating the attack and will …

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DeFi: The peer-to-peer financial system based primarily on Ethereum

DeFi or decentralized finance is based on blockchain technology and creates financial systems with …

Melanie Lockert   


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To the moon? Terra's luna crypto coin has shot up almost 80% in a week, vaulting past shiba inu and avalanche

This lesser-known DeFi token has gained 80% in a week, surging past shiba inu, thanks to an upcomin…

Amanda Cooper   


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The explosive growth in DeFi is less impressive than it seems and is still far from adoption by mainstream investors, JPMorgan says

"There is little doubt that DeFi is still at early stages and thus has a lot of potential to grow o…

Matthew Fox   


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JPMorgan says ethereum is a better bet than bitcoin as interest rates rise, due to the boom in DeFi and NFTs

Ethereum is the more resilient cryptocurrency because it has more use cases, JPMorgan's analysts sa…

Harry Robertson   


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The CEO of top crypto trading firm says big mistakes in DeFi are putting off institutional investors - and putting retail investors most at risk

Genesis CEO Michael Moro said recent high-profile errors show the risks involved in decentralized f…

Harry Robertson   


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A huge glitch on DeFi platform Compound has put $160 million at risk - with the founder begging for the money to be returned

It was a very rough weekend for Compound, a DeFi platform that risks losing more than $100 million …

Harry Robertson   


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A crypto exchange accidentally paid a $24 million fee for a $100,000 ethereum transaction - but the miner agreed to return it

Bitfinex paid $24 million in transaction fees in one of the biggest "fat-finger" errors in crypto h…

Harry Robertson   


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Poly Network says all $610 million stolen by a hacker has been returned after Tether released the final $33 million

Poly Network has taken the unusual step of embracing the apparent hacker, who stole $610 million in…

Harry Robertson   


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Why DeFi could be an $800 billion industry next year, according to a crypto expert

At the current pace, total assets in DeFi will break $800 billion near the end of next year.

Ethan Wu   


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A cryptocurrency firm that was the victim of a $600 million heist has asked the hacker responsible to be its chief security advisor

"We cordially invite Mr. White Hat to be the Chief Security Advisor of Poly Network," the company s…

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'Shark Tank' star Kevin O'Leary says financial middlemen will be left shining shoes when DeFi technology takes their jobs

High-profile investor Kevin O'Leary says one appeal of DeFi is that it could get rid of middlemen -…

Harry Robertson