The U.K. wants to be the hub for crypto. What will it take to get there?

May 12, 2022
London, already a major foreign exchange market, wants to be the same for crypto.
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While a 401(k) that includes cryptocurrency may pique the interest of younger investors, the volatility of bitcoin worries some financial advisors.
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How bitcoin mining works

Mar 4, 2022
Ingredients: Tens of thousands of powerful computers, enough energy to power all of Poland. Yield: More than $30 million in newly minted bitcoin every day.
Two technicians inspect a bitcoin mining operation in 2018. The highly lucrative practice is paying off for miners but wreaking environmental havoc.
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How much did cryptocurrency companies shell out for Sunday's Super Bowl ads?

Feb 14, 2022
The most expensive 30-second spots went for $7 million, NBC says. Coinbase, FTX and Crypto.com were some of the advertisers.
Cryptocurrency companies have spent millions on advertising, including spots airing during the Super Bowl.
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Why interest rates, stocks and crypto are sometimes correlated

Jan 6, 2022
On Wednesday, the Nasdaq lost more than 3%. The S&P 500 sank nearly 2%. Cryptocurrencies fell, too. Is that all related?
​For some people, cryptocurrencies are like gold — a place to store and protect your money. Above, a woman walks past a cryptocurrency exchange in April 2021.
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Nonprofit hospitals weigh risks of accepting donations in cryptocurrency

Dec 14, 2021
Charities may face questions about taking bitcoin gifts that they wouldn't face with donations in other forms, like cash or stock.
Many nonprofit organizations are considering the benefits and risks associated with taking donations in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
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To HODL or not to HODL: A crypto-millionaire's story

Dec 7, 2021
This year, Glauber Contessoto invested his life savings in the cryptocurrency dogecoin. Now he has more than $800,000 worth.
Some crypto-enthusiasts follow the mantra of HODL, or "hold on for dear life," to weather the volatility of their assets.
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Bitcoin fund hits the New York Stock Exchange

Oct 19, 2021
The debut of the cryptocurrency ETF is a first. But like bitcoin itself, the value of the asset could be volatile.
A banner ballyhooes the newly listed bitcoin ETF outside the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday.
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Banks should have capital set aside to cover crypto losses, regulators say

Regulators want banks to have cushions of capital when it comes to cryptocurrency investments.
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