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Tune in as CoinDesk Editor Adam B. Levine and Intern Lyllah Ledesma run down daily action in bitcoin markets and some of the most important recent industry development.

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Tune in as CoinDesk Editor Adam B. Levine and Intern Lyllah Ledesma run down daily action in bitcoin markets and some of the most important recent industry development.

    How Registered Investment Advisor 'Downtown' Josh Brown Talks Bitcoin With Clients

    How Registered Investment Advisor 'Downtown' Josh Brown Talks Bitcoin With Clients

    In this kickoff episode of the On Purpose podcast, host Tyrone Ross catches up with his good friend and registered investment advisor Josh Brown.

    • 17 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 21, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 21, 2020

    With BTC's breakout and the latest on PayPal's big play, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic.




    Today's stories:

    Bitcoin Price Hits Two-Month High Above $12,300 

    Bitcoin's price clocked two-month highs above $12,370 on Wednesday. The options market expects a continued rally. 

    PayPal Granted New York's First 'Conditional BitLicense' to Offer Crypto Services 

    The New York Department of Financial Services license allows PayPal to offer cryptocurrency buying and selling through a partnership with Paxos.

    Central Bank of Bahamas Launches Landmark 'Sand Dollar' Digital Currency  

    The Bahamas has officially launched the world's first national digital currency, the sand dollar.

    UK-Listed Firm Mode Putting up to 10% of Cash Reserves Into Bitcoin 

    Mode said it's the first U.K. listed firm to invest in bitcoin as part of its treasury management strategy.

    • 6 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 20, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 20, 2020

    With bitcoin nearing $12K and the end of an era in Berlin, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic.




    Today's stories:

    Bitcoin Closes on $12K But a Wall of Sell Orders Awaits: Analyst 

    Bitcoin is on the rise toward $12,000, but may face a stiff challenge to cross the price hurdle. 

    Uniswap's First Governance Vote Ends in Ironic Failure

    The vote had been intended to decide whether or not to reduce the thresholds required to make and pass proposals on the DeFi protocol.

    Closing Time for Bitcoin's Iconic Room 77 – 'And That's OK,' Says Owner

    Room 77 originally opened as a side project, until Bitcoin came and made it an icon. Now, the first bar to ever accept bitcoin is closing.

    • 6 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 19, 2020

    With BTC transaction activity slowing and Filecoin miners striking, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic.




    Today's stories:

    'Boring' Bitcoin Market Sends Miners' Fee Earnings to 3-Month Low

    Bitcoin's transaction activity has cooled amid the recent lull in price action – and that's hurting miners' earnings. 

    Filecoin Miners Go On Strike One Day After Mainnet Launch, Prompting Early Reward Release

    Some of the largest Filecoin miners stopped mining on Saturday, complaining the project’s mining incentive scheme has made it impossible for the miners to start operations.   

    The OKEx Drama Exposes a Weakness in Crypto Market Infrastructure  

    The OKEx drama shows just how immature crypto markets are compared to traditional ones, but it also highlights their overall resilience.

    First Users Not So Impressed by China's Digital Yuan: Report 

    A recent giveaway of China's in-testing central bank digital currency has reportedly left recipients wondering why they should change from existing solutions like Alipay.

    • 7 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2020

    With BTC dropping, OKEx halting withdrawals and Filecoin launching, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic.




    Today's stories:

    Bitcoin Price Dips 3% on OKEx News, Analysts Aren't Too Worried 

    While market sentiment may remain temporarily weak after the OKEx news, a price crash looks unlikely.  

    OKEx Suspends Withdrawals, Says Key Holder Not Available Due to Cooperation With Investigation

    Withdrawals are suspended as a key holder is "out of touch," preventing withdrawal authorizations.

    Nigeria Is Developing Strategies for National Blockchain Adoption

    Nigerian authorities are developing a roadmap for the adoption of blockchain technology in public administration and payments on a national scale.

    Filecoin Launch Finally Brings $200M ICO to Fruition

    Filecoin, designed as a decentralized alternative to Amazon Web Services, is now live as of block height 148,888, or 14:44 UTC.

    • 7 min
    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 15, 2020

    Bitcoin News Roundup for Oct. 15, 2020

    With bitcoin falling back towards $11K and news out of the Invest: Ethereum Economy conference, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

    This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com, Nexo.io and Elliptic.




    Today's stories:

    World's Growing Stockpile of Negative-Yielding Debt a Positive for Bitcoin, Say Analysts 

    The search for profit is likely to intensify with amount of global debt offering negative yields more than doubling in the past seven months

    Blockchain Bites: Ethereum Power Users, Composability Questions, Staking Solutions

    This special edition of Blockchain Bites covers everything you need to know from CoinDesk's invest: ethereum economy conference and the news from elsewhere in the cryptoverse. 

    New York Regulator Calls for More Social Media Oversight After Twitter Hack

    NYDFS said cybersecurity must be treated as critical infrastructure by governments and corporations alike.

    • 8 min

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