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JPMorgan Admits Fraud, Agrees to Billion Dollar Settlement for Illegal Trading

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Indian man arrested on charges of crypto fraud via 'Morris Coin' scheme

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A 36-year-old man from Kerala was arrested under charges of cryptocurrency fraud. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33caaFE

At $10,600, Bitcoin price is on track for its second-best quarter ever

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Data shows Bitcoin should seal both its best Q3 on record and its second-highest lifetime quarterly close on Sep. 30. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3igYwgT

Bitcoin exchange reserves down $5B in 2020 hints at whale accumulation

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Bitcoin exchange reserves dropped by $5 billion in the past year, showing signs of accumulation. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3n3nm7w

Is Reddit’s MOON Token Really 2000x Bigger Than the Global Economy?

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SEC Seeks Trial of Swedish National Over Alleged Fraud That Took $3.5M in Crypto

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Government investment firm develops blockchain health passport in Singapore

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Singapore continues to apply blockchain in its public administration. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/349LCfQ

Crypto Finance Conference to host industry experts in-person in January 2021

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Physical crypto events come back, but with a set of strict COVID-19 measures. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3n6gbM7

Bilibili Copycat Tried to Save Itself With a $2M Crypto IEO – It Didn’t Work

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Dock Announces Mainnet Launch

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BitcoinACKs Lets You Track Bitcoin Development and Pay Coders for Their Work

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Cumulative Ethereum Transaction Fees in 2020 Supersede Bitcoin’s by a Long Shot

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Global economy saved: Reddit’s MOON token has a $2.64 septillion market cap

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Despite still being on the Rinkeby testnet, holders of Reddit’s ‘MOONs’ have devised a way to trade the tokens for fiat. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kRiC38

93% of the top 250 coins declined in price in September

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The DeFi hype faded in September, dragging prices with it. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34afOaz

Coinbase Offers Severance Package to Employees Unsatisfied With ‘Apolitical’ Mission

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Devere Group CEO Predicts Bitcoin Can Replace Gold as Top Safe-Haven Within a Generation

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FinCEN director warns banks about cryptocurrency risk exposure

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FinCEN has warned U.S. banks that it is closely watching how they respond to crypto risk exposure with their AML programs. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3cJ8Vkl

Bitcoin price in flux: Bulls target $11.5K, bears desire drop to $9.8K

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As Bitcoin price consolidates, bulls target $11.5K and bears expect a drop below $9.8K. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jaTlAt

StrongBlock launches DeFi protocol but token prices slump 70%

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A new DeFi protocol has been launched rewarding node operators to improve public blockchain performance, but token prices have tanked from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/30kCSSL

Court tosses out short-sellers’ lawsuit targeting Overstock’s 'digital dividend'

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The lawsuit, accusing Overstock of market manipulation through its security token airdrop, has been turfed by a federal judge. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/348zkEp

‘DeFo’ staking enabled for Waves' Neutrino stablecoins

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Crypto traders can earn passive income through Neutrino stablecoin staking. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/30jEdcE

Uniswap Captures $2 Billion Locked, Dex Volume Outpaces Second-Largest Centralized Exchange

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'No coiner' TikTok star launches finance podcast with Bitcoin bull Pomp

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‘I do believe crypto is its own asset class and one worth exploring,’ said the TikTok star. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3ijqVD4

Report: Impermanent loss on Uniswap and other AMMs is always permanent

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Is it time to find another name for this phenomenon? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2HzrmfO

Traders discuss what’s next for Bitcoin after abrupt 3% overnight drop

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Traders are mixed after the price of Bitcoin sees a sudden pullback from $10,950 to $10,630 overnight. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jiysU0

Traders Rotate to Bitcoin Expecting a Quiet Q4 for Altcoins

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Ethereum 2.0 Developers Launch Spadina, a Three-Day Practice Testnet

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$28M MakerDAO ‘Black Thursday’ Lawsuit Moves to Arbitration

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Silvergate Bank: How Deep Is the Moat?

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Bitcoin ‘difficulty ribbon’ chart hasn’t been this bullish since March

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Bitcoin difficulty ribbon compression has broken out of a bear trend it has been in since the March coronavirus crash. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3l9wi9Z

Relief and Regret: Crypto Twitter Reacts as Coinbase Says No to Corporate Activism

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Venezuela sees its first Blockstream Bitcoin satellite node

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"Users can’t afford to be cut off from the Bitcoin network." from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S6JD66

CoinDesk Live: Can Old Schools Teach New Tech?

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Binance CEO Says He Fully Expects DeFi to Cannibalize His Crypto Exchange

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California Governor Signs Law Bringing State ‘New Tools’ to Regulate Crypto

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Blockchain-based fantasy soccer game Sorare signs on Paris Saint-Germain

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PSG players Neymar and Kylian Mbappé, as well as club veterans like David Beckham, will be issued as collectible digital player cards on blockchain platform Sorare. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33amoys

Coinbase Has Drawn a Line in the Sand for Its Activist Employees

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Bitcoin Miner Maker Ebang Narrows First Half Loss To $7 Million, as Covid-19 Hit Demand

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Bored with Bitcoin price, traders chase gains in altcoins and DeFi tokens

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Bitcoin price is sideways and pinned below $11K, leading traders to seek greener pastures in altcoins and DeFi tokens. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S9dR8M

Kenya’s golf stablecoin highlights need for Africa-wide regulations

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A stablecoin that will be used to pay entrance fees for the golfing tournaments of a Kenyan 'entrepreneurs network’ has started testing under the local regulatory sandbox. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2GnpXZ5

Bitpanda Raises $52M Series A Led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

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Hacker steals $15m after degens pile into unreleased Yearn Finance project

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Eminence, an unreleased project being built by Yearn’s Andre Cronje has been drained of $15 million. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/33aSVnY

$30M MakerDAO 'Black Thursday' lawsuit sent to arbitration

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A class-action lawsuit accusing MakerDAO of misrepresenting the risks associated with its DAI stablecoin has been stayed pending arbitration proceedings. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jdXGTk

Bitcoin’s Big Believers: 6-Digits ‘Inevitable,’ BTC Has a Better Chance of Going to $100K Than Zero

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Bulgarian exchange owner convicted over auction fraud scheme

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The owner of a Bulgarian crypto exchange has been convicted of providing money laundering services to a Eastern European cyber fraud syndicate. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/34mM5LR

Token Projects to Recover $130M from the Kucoin Hack, Devs Condemned for Centralization

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Blockchain Bites: DeFi Meets NFTs, TSLA Beats Bitcoin in Volatility, Uniswap Breaks $2B

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Filecoin Confirms Long-Awaited Mainnet Launch for Next Month

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CFTC Charges Firm With Illegally Providing Leveraged Trading of Crypto, Gold

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CFTC charges crypto futures trader for failure to register in the US

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The CFTC is looking to make an unregistered foreign platform pay back U.S. investors in its crypto futures, suggesting expanding jurisdictions. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jceb2e

Bitcoin price sets record for most days above $10,000

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Daily closes for BTC/USD have been above $10,000 since July 27, and that’s a new record, data shows. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2EG4331

European central bank execs are wrong — Intentionally or unknowingly?

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Banking will not become decentralized, but with blockchain, it will become accountable for both banks and clients. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/339r3Rn

Bitcoin Miner Producer Ebang Blames Coronavirus for 50% Slump in Revenue

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The Inevitable Marriage of Yield Farming and NFTs, Explained

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First Mover: Bitcoin Low Exchange Balance Looks Bullish but Chart Looks Bearish as $11K Nears

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KuCoin hackers keep moving stolen tokens to the largest DeFi exchange

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Are the KuCoin hackers DeFi noobs? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jmLcc4

Crypto scammers plague Estonia’s e-residency program

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Local authorities hope that tackling the issue will restore trust in the e-residency program. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S5rZ2L

Bitcoin Has Been Less Volatile Than Tesla Stock for Months

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Trump, tax and hacks: 5 things shaping Bitcoin price action this week

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Bitcoin tests $11,000 on Donald Trump’s tax revelations but KuCoin’s $150 million may yet put a dampener on bulls. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3czmjri

Bitwise Bitcoin Fund Doubles to $9M as Investor Fears Grow Over Runaway Inflation

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EY Releases Enterprise Procurement Solution on Ethereum Blockchain

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$2B Locked: Uniswap Now Bigger Than Entire DeFi Industry Just Two Months Ago

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EY releases new tool for analyzing Bitcoin transactions and on-chain data

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EY has added a new solution to its Blockchain Analyzer product suite. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mZyIcI

Bitfinex Launches Tether-Settled Perpetual Contracts Based on European Equities

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Bitcoin Balances on Exchanges at 2-Year Low and That May Be a Bullish Sign

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Defi Token Exposed as Pump and Dump Scam in Leaked Telegram Chat 

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Crypto Long & Short: The OCC’s Stablecoin Statement Is a Seed of Financial Innovation

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Grayscale Investments Scooped Up Over 17,000 BTC in the Last Seven Days

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Bitcoin Sets Record 63 Straight Days Closing Above $10,000

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Most crypto exchanges are vulnerable by design, says ByBit CEO

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He isn’t surprised attacks happen. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S3Gm7N

Why traders are not worried that the KuCoin hack will drop Ethereum price

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After the $150 million KuCoin hack, traders appear unworried that open market sales by the hacker will drop Ethereum price. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/30cccDP

Freeze, pause, reboot: Projects react differently to $200M KuCoin hack

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KuCoin reported at least $129M of the affected funds are ‘safe.’ from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S3xyPh

Novogratz: Dangerous Time to Be in Stocks, Bitcoin Has More Upside Than Gold

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Only 2.5 million Bitcoin left to mine

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But with Bitcoin demand on the rise, can we expect more scarcity? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3mWtzSR

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, DOT, CRO, XEM, XTZ

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The tight consolidation in Bitcoin and a few altcoins points to a potential breakout within the next few days. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/368fufb

The 51% Attack Nightmare Scenario (Isn’t That Bad)

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Americans don’t want to give up their paper money, but they should

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Cryptocurrency may emerge as a more widely adopted means of exchange as consumers grow increasingly comfortable with cashless transactions. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2EH22DI

$2.4 Trillion Stimulus Package Proposed in US With Second Direct Payments to Americans

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DeFi hype has just begun says Neo founder

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DeFi is the word on everybody’s lips. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36oGYgP

Centralized finance is necessary, especially for DeFi crypto investors

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Diversification is key to ensuring you will be able to take advantage of every opportunity without incurring too much risk. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kPO95t

The Biggest Story in Crypto: The Stablecoin Surge and Power Politics

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Kucoin Hacker Leverages Uniswap to Dump Vast Number of ERC20 Tokens

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Darknet, cryptocurrency and two intersecting health crises

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With new technologies evolving, criminals find easier ways for illicit activities — that is the dark side of anonymity and decentralization. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/36d6vJI

Understanding the Coming Currency Cold War

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The Yearn.finance factor: Key use cases to explain YFI’s high value

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Two exchanges weigh in on the scene around Yearn.finance and its highly priced YFI token. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2S2ruGJ

Crypto-Fueled Market Openbazaar to Close Shop Unless OB1 Raises Community Funding

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Banks must establish infrastructure for digital assets before it’s too late

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Crypto adoption in traditional legacy systems is moving fast, but a lack of technological infrastructure limits compliance and safe storage. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kRcaJh

Cryptojacking: A Rising Threat to All Internet Users

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Ultimate Bitcoin bull case: trader says 23 factors show a rally is due

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A pseudonymous Bitcoin swing trader laid out 23 technical and fundamental reasons BTC is currently entering a bullish phase. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kKMluq

Dinner is served: Here’s what DeFi’s food-meme tokens bring to the table

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Food-themed meme tokens are the latest craze in the DeFi world. Here’s a look at the structure of the most popular ones. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/30etDUd

Tether’s Stablecoin Dominance Drops Below 80% as Audit Controversy Lingers On

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Chinese Mining Rig Manufacturer Microbt Announces Offshore ASIC Factory

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The One-Way ETH ‘Burn’ That Will Kick-Start Ethereum 2.0

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A minster's look at regulation and innovation: A necessity to strike a balance

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Without constant nurturing through communication and collaborative efforts, the pursuits of legislators and businesses would be fruitless. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3jbf636

US Federal Reserve Actively Working on Digital Dollar

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CEX.IO to Provide One-Click DeFi Access, Lists New Tokens, and Offers Instant 0% Fee Visa Deposits

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The UN’s ‘decade of delivery’ needs blockchain to succeed

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Emerging technologies are essential to fasten SDGs, but this shouldn’t come at the expense of prudence and careful evaluation. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3cxJySx

Crypto lending rates are low and DeFi is not competition says Nexo co-founder

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It's all about location and perception. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3kQdxYW

What price must Bitcoin reclaim for a renewed bull market in October?

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Bitcoin remaining relatively stable despite a cryptocurrency exchange getting hacked over the weekend is a positive sign for the market’s maturity. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3j82ZUj

Kucoin Hacked for $150 Million in Bitcoin; Bitfinex and Tether Freeze $33 Million of the Stolen Funds

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Crypto adoption has no future without regulation and law enforcement

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Crypto depends on the ability of regulators to create a framework that protects consumers and makes investing in crypto more welcoming. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/3czer9l

The top crypto-mining graphics cards to get a big bang for your buck

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Cryptocurrency miners are back in business, but which graphics card should you choose to not be left with an empty wallet? from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/336Nc2O

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

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Bitcoin price unfazed after $150M hack of major exchange KuCoin

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KuCoin reported a major security breach on Sep. 26, affecting Bitcoin, Ether, and ERC20 hot wallets while BTC and ETH prices remain unfazed. from Cointelegraph.com News https://ift.tt/2Hqs2Ea