Casey Wagner

Casey Wagner

​​Casey Wagner is a Senior Reporter based in New York. Casey covers crypto regulation, markets and central banks. Prior to joining Blockworks, she reported on macroeconomics at Bloomberg News. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Media Studies. Contact Casey via email at [email protected]
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Investors are waiting to see what central bankers have to say about a remarkable strong labor market and sticky inflation

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Illicit addresses sent $22.2 billion worth of cryptocurrency in 2023, a 29.5% decrease from 2022, according to the latest report from Chainalysis

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During a House Financial Services Committee hearing Wednesday, several lawmakers opted to use their allotted time to discuss cryptocurrency and its role in illicit finance

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The SEC asked the court to dismiss the case without prejudice but DEBT Box says there is a double standard at play

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Bitcoin came close to breaking through $52,000 Wednesday morning in New York, recovering from losses spurred by Tuesday’s hotter-than-expected inflation data

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Sen. Warren’s Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act (DAAMLA) poses a threat to jobs and American advantage, former officials argue

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January’s consumer price index, which broadly measures goods and services across the country, rose 0.3% from December

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In December, after his extradition to the US was ordered and approved, Kwon appealed the decision in Montenegro court and initially won before the court reversed the decision

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Treasury officials noted that fiat currencies remain the primary tool for money laundering, and terrorists still use “tried-and-true methods”

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Congress needs to act soon, Yellen told lawmakers, pointing to potential runs on digital asset platforms and “vulnerabilities from crypto asset price volatility”

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Investors are questioning how to interpret a dovish Fed and conflicting economic data

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The US labor market added more jobs than expected in January, leaving analysts and investors doubting that an interest rate cut will come in March

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Sen. Cynthia Lummis, Rep. Mike Flood and Wiley Nickel on Thursday introduced a joint resolution to overturn the SEC’s latest accounting standards

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Markets dipped during Powell’s Wednesday press conference but recovered Thursday to around pre-rate decision levels

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The Fed opts to hold rates for a fourth consecutive time, citing high job openings and slightly improving inflation

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The so-called “gag-order” rule prevents those who settle with the regulator from claiming innocence or questioning the validity of the SEC’s allegations

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The SEC told the court that, while it made a mistake, dismissing these charges should be the only sanctions they face

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Bitcoin bounced modestly Tuesday, hovering back around $43,500 after its selloff earlier this month

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Analysts are cautiously optimistic that bitcoin’s ETF-driven selloff could be easing even as outflows continue, mostly from Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust

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SEC and Ripple continue to fight over what is allowed during the remedies discovery period