This week, Russia and China both committed to crypto, and with billions pouring into the space each week, the pressure is on US regulators to make some decisions about how they'll respond, and quickly.
Crypto Investors Low on Funds Might Have To Cash Out To Pay 2021 Tax Bill — Blockworks
Former JPMorgan Exec Named Algorand Foundation CEO — Blockworks
Crypto Startup That Trades Virtual Versions of Real World Assets Aims to Subvert Banks — Blockworks
Stablecoins Are Not the ‘Future of Payments’, Say NY Fed Economists — Blockworks
Wealthy NFT Owners Are Taking Out Loans Backed by Bored Apes, CryptoPunks — Blockworks
YouTube Doubles Down on NFT Integration, Exec Says — Blockworks
Crypto Exchanges Compete to Grab Super Bowl Spotlight — Blockworks
The Latest in Crypto Hiring: PayPal, Crypto.com Add to Digital Assets Headcount — Blockworks
Funding Roundup: $1.19 Billion Invested in Crypto Companies This Week — Blockworks
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1/ So many truth bombs in this terrific blog post. Must read for US customers of crypto exchanges/custodians (Continues) (Thread) — Caitlin Long
Companies hiring for crypto jobs: - NFL - Nike - Hulu - VISA . . . (Continues) — Blockworks
Explanation of Perpetual Swaps: Open Interest, Premiums/Discounts, Funding rates, Liquidations (Thread) (Charts) — Will Clemente
Bitcoin in a prolonged regime of both aggregated spot premium over perps and Coinbase spot premium over Bybit perps. Might be too much alpha for Twitter tbh (Chart) — Will Clemente
This "Era 4" period over the past few years involved the rollout and normalization of institutional-grade custodians, and various large pools of capital gaining exposure to bitcoin through them. (Chart) — Lyn Alden
There was $4bn more crypto VC funding in Q4-21 than in all of 2019 & 2020 combined and people will still swear to you we're going into a deep bear market bc muh Fed tightening. (Chart) — Travis Kling
The crypto bounce feels big but BTC is really just making up for prior weakness. BTC has recovered 29% of the drop from 69k to 33k. (Continues) (Chart) — Brent Donnely