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Crypto boosters such as Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon and Gwyneth Paltrow have been criticized for hyping virtual currency without highlighting the risks.
Plus, latest crypto crash causes regulators to push for new investor protections.
Elon Musk said he was putting his Twitter purchase temporarily on hold. Prices continued to climb last month, and the financial markets had another losing week.
Some crypto insiders say they saw the implosion of TerraUSD coming. Other stablecoins could also run into trouble.
Cryptocurrency has provided a way for investors to quickly move funds to Ukrainian fighters.
The threat of S.E.C. scrutiny already had scuttled plans by Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, to launch a loan product.
The software company has teamed up with Coinbase to allow users the option to convert their state and federal tax refunds into cryptocurrency.
Die-hard enthusiasts, slick operators and the lure of riches have kept digital asset prices soaring. Traditional notions of value don't apply.
The price of Bitcoin has fallen by more than 50 percent from its peak in November, which could prove costly for institutions that have bought into digital currencies. (BTC
This new political breed accepts paychecks in Bitcoin. The mayors also want to use buzzy new tech like NFTs to raise money for public projects. (BTC
The Federal Reserve issued a paper on the pros and cons of a central bank-backed digital dollar. It's a first step, but will kick off discussion.
The fund will provide free legal advice and rely primarily on part-time and volunteer lawyers. (BTC
Six cryptocurrency chiefs will testify about the promises and perils of their industry.
The chief executives of six cryptocurrency companies will face questions from the House Financial Services Committee about risk and regulation.
Investors have pulled back broadly from risky assets as financial markets have been struck by the arrival of the Omicron variant and surprisingly high inflation. (BTC
Crypto enthusiasts see a future where the internet runs on blockchain-based tokens. In some spaces, these experiments are already well underway.
Gary Gensler and Jay Clayton are aligned on at least one thing: Many types of crypto tokens fall in the agency's domain.
Crypto fans have argued that code can be a better arbitrator than traditional regulators.
A group of cryptocurrency fans known as ConstitutionDAO had also bid on the document, setting off a frenzy of memes and pledges.
How a financial flash mob is trying to raise $20 million for a rare copy of the U.S. Constitution.
The rebranding, which will take effect on Christmas Day, is the latest example of a company at the center of a technology boom paying to rename a well-known sports arena.
It has to be somewhere. Why not Ukraine?
I think it's reasonable to own it as part of a diversified portfolio, Apple's chief executive said at the DealBook Online Summit.
A fast-growing part of the cryptocurrency industry needs more oversight, the Treasury Department warns.
The digital money, called Squid, began trading last week for a penny. It soared, spectacularly, before the money vanished.
A Treasury Department report says stablecoin issuers should operate like banks to avoid destabilizing runs that could erode financial stability.
Digital payments technology is forcing the financial system to evolve. Banks feel their power waning and want to regain control.
A new high for the S&P 500 would cap a volatile stretch of trading that saw the benchmark fall nearly 5 percent in September. (BTC
On Tuesday, ProShares will offer a long-awaiting exchange-traded fund on the New York Stock Exchange linked to Bitcoin futures, and Bitcoin has been trading at prices not seen since April. (BTC
An exchange-traded fund tied to the cryptocurrency is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, a milestone for the industry. (BTC
DealBook gathered experts to debate the solutions to cryptocurrency's climate problem.
As cryptocurrency enters global finance, an experiment in El Salvador could offer clues on whether it will bring a more libertarian economy or greater government control. (BTC
The clampdown comes as China's central bank has been testing its own digital currency, the electronic Chinese yuan. The price of Bitcoin fell as much as 6 percent on the news. (BTC
After five months on the job, the S.E.C. chair will speak before the Senate Banking Committee about crypto, climate, SPACs and more.
Litecoin and other digital currencies jumped by as much as 30 percent after the announcement, which was republished as legitimate by media companies. (LTC
On Oct. 5, Andrew Ross Sorkin and the DealBook team explore the environmental impact of digital currency and efforts to make it more sustainable.
The crypto revolution is bringing financial services to the unbanked, but not without risks.
Experts raised concerns in June about the hasty adoption of the new currency and the rapid execution of new technology on a national scale. (BTC
President Nayib Bukele has promoted the cryptocurrency as a path to financial freedom, but economic experts and many Salvadorans worry the move brings great risks. (BTC
The founder of Binance, Changpeng Zhao, needs investors for its U.S. unit after a recent venture capital deal fell through - a setback that cost him a C.E.O.
David Marcus, the head of the tech giant's financial services unit, described the social network as a challenger in the payments industry that faces unfair resistance.
Some Fed officials think the central bank needs to get in the digital currency game, while others fret about crowding out the private sector.
The big money in cryptocurrency is offshore.
Asset-backed digital currencies have outstripped oversight, but the Treasury Department, the Federal Reserve and other regulators hope to change that.
Officials at the Federal Reserve and elsewhere debate the merits, or lack thereof, of digital assets.
The filmmaker's commercial for a crypto company is one of many recent marketing efforts to make digital cash palatable for newbies.
Comparing central bank digital currencies to fads, the Fed's vice chair for supervision said the case for a digital dollar must clear a high bar.
The ICP crypto token was worth billions. Until it wasn't.