• A local crypto exchange founder says traders are clamoring for USDT. Wealthy Ukrainians, at least those who have not fled the country, are looking to cryptocurrencies as a safe haven for their assets as the Russian-Ukraine conflict heats up. However, there’s a limited supply of Tether’s USDT dollar-linked stablecoins, and that limit has pushed up […]

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  • Prices of the memecoin often see a surge after celebrity mentions. Dogecoin (DOGE) briefly jumped as much as 10% during Asian trading hours on Monday after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet that he is not selling his crypto holdings, which includes DOGE. DOGE exchanged hands at $0.111 on 4:10 UTC amid a […]

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  • The Series A was co-led by Solana Ventures and Jump Crypto. Slope Finance, the startup behind a digital wallet for the Solana blockchain, has closed an $8 million Series A funding round co-led by Solana Ventures and Jump Crypto. Slope management told CoinDesk the funds will help expand the team in the U.S., where Slope launched its […]

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  • Concerns over the economy and the situation in the Ukraine linger. Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies struggled to maintain earlier gains on Wednesday, although alternative cryptocurrencies such as Cosmos’ ATOM, Shiba Inu’s SHIB and Polygon’s MATIC rose as much as 9% over the past 24 hours, compared with BTC’s flat performance over the same period. Meanwhile, the rise in […]

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  • Relocating to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes is simpatico with crypto’s goals. Both are attempts to outrun the state and build an alternative system. Andrew Keys’ last half-hour reverse commute from Manhattan to ConsenSys’ office in Brooklyn, N.Y., was a meditative experience. The founding father of the Ethereum blockchain daydreamed ways blockchain could improve the […]

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  • What’s the right amount of crypto to hold? Financial advisors, certified financial planners and other money experts are beginning to recommend specific allocations. Advisors have been dismissive of crypto ever since bitcoin came on the scene in 2009. And understandably so: Due to regulatory restrictions, advisors can’t simply log on to Kraken, Gemini, or Coinbase and add a […]

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