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Triple Digit Gains for Monday Cotton

barchart.com Cotton futures were up by 62 to 165 points at the close for Monday. May futures printed a wide 240 point range on the day, with more than a penny on both sides of UNCH. The…

US Prosecutors File Motion Asking Former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao To Surrender All Passports

dailyhodl.com US prosecutors are pushing for former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao to give up his passports and remain in the country for the duration of his trial. According to a court…

Bitcoin bingo and the erosion of financial stability

thehill.com Last week, Bitcoin broke the $52,000 mark, underscoring a double standard in the U.S. financial system. A gaggle of federal financial regulators largely known by their…

Cotton Higher at Midday

barchart.com The thin March and October contracts are in the red for Monday’s midday, while the active cotton futures are working 30 to 74 points in the black. May has seen a 190 point…

Joint Statement of SEC Commissioner Mark T. Uyeda and CFTC Commissioner Caroline D. Pham: Memorandum of Understanding Between the SEC and the CFTC Regarding…

sec.gov Joint Statement of SEC Commissioner Mark T. Uyeda and CFTC Commissioner Caroline D. Pham: Memorandum of Understanding Between the SEC and the CFTC Regarding the Use of Form…

Historic Crypto Bull Market in Next 18-24 Months

coinpedia.org Zameer is a financial analyst and writer with a particular interest in cryptocurrency markets. He has been studying cryptocurrencies and their market behavior for several…

Binance Agrees to Pay $4.3 Billion Plea Deal, Takes Responsibility for Past Violations, What Now For CZ?

coinpedia.org The post Binance Agrees to Pay $4.3 Billion Plea Deal, Takes Responsibility for Past Violations, What Now For CZ? appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News Binance Holdings…

Binance Must Pay $4.3 Billion In Federal Case as CZ Awaits Sentencing

decrypt.co A federal judge accepted a guilty plea from cryptocurrency exchange Binance along with $4.3 billion in fines and penalties to settle its case—the largest such assessment in…

Judge Fines Binance $4.3 Billion in US Plea Deal

watcher.guru Following the guilty plea issues in November of 2023, a US Judge approved Binance’s plea deal to see the exchange pay a $4.3 billion fine. Indeed, the approval will now see…

March Cotton Firm on Thin OI

barchart.com Cotton prices are fading into the weekend, though the board is mixed as March is up by 91 points. March has just 409 contracts of open interest left. New crop futures are…

Reddit’s IPO Filing Sheds Light on Its Bitcoin and Ethereum Holdings

coinpedia.org Elena is an expert in technical analysis and risk management in cryptocurrency market. She has 10+year experience in writing - accordingly she is avid journalists with a…

Coinbase Adds DOT, XRP, DOGE to Its Futures Market Lineup

coingape.com Coinbase, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, has announced the addition of Polkadot (DOT), XRP, and Dogecoin (DOGE) to its lineup of perpetual futures contracts. This…

Nvidia earnings keep the stock market’s bears in hibernation

marketwatch.com The stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 index SPX, pulled back by a modest amount prior to Nvidia’s NVDA, earnings report Wednesday. The large-cap benchmark finally…

Positioning Is Worrying And Nobody Seems To Care

zerohedge.com Positioning Is Worrying And Nobody Seems To Care By Jan-Patrick Barnert and Michael Msika, Bloomberg Markets Live reporters and strategists The market was braced for…

Sam Altman’s Worldcoin pops with AI tokens as Nvidia ups forecast: ‘This AI party is just getting started’

dlnews.com Cryptocurrencies tied to artificial intelligence projects soared overnight following Nvidia’s fourth quarter earnings release. Smashed estimates The world’s largest chip…

The Race for Ethereum ETFs: Coinbase Urges SEC to Greenlight Grayscale Application

cryptopotato.com Coinbase is advocating for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve the listing of the Grayscale Ethereum Trust for trading. In a letter submitted in response…

Coinbase backs Grayscale’s Ethereum ETF bid, spotlighting ETH as a commodity

cryptoslate.com Coinbase has endorsed Grayscale’s bid to convert its Ethereum (ETH) Trust into an exchange-traded fund (ETF) in a Feb. 21 letter addressed to the Securities and Exchange…

Coinbase Fights for Spot Ethereum ETF Asserting ‘ETH is Not a Security’

beincrypto.com Coinbase, a prominent US crypto exchange, has thrown its weight behind Grayscale’s bid to turn Ethereum Trust into a spot Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF). Meanwhile,…

Coinbase Makes Case for Approval of Ether ETFs in Formal Letter to SEC

cryptonews.com Coinbase has thrown its support behind Grayscale’s application to convert its Ethereum (ETH) Trust into a spot Ether exchange-traded product (ETP). In a 27-page letter…

Coinbase Urges SEC: 5 Reasons For A Spot Ethereum ETF Green Light

bitcoinist.com Coinbase, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has formally responded to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding the proposal for a spot Ethereum…

Coinbase Throws Its Weight Behind Grayscale’s Spot Ethereum ETF Approval

coingape.com The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) takes center stage as attention shifts largely from the spot Bitcoin ETF to the spot Ethereum ETF, scheduled to come…

Pro-XRP John Deaton officially launches Senate bid to replace Elizabeth Warren, campaign funded via Coinbase

cryptobriefing.com John Deaton, a well-known crypto attorney and advocate for XRP holders, on Tuesday a Senate campaign to unseat Elizabeth Warren, who currently serves as the senior US…

US crypto policy stronger abroad than at home: CFTC Commissioner Pham

dlnews.com The US has so far failed to establish laws for the crypto industry, but international pressure could force it to follow other jurisdictions, like the European Union. That is…

U.S. Prosecutors Recommend Court to Accept Binance Plea Deal

observers.com Last November, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, , which would see it remain in business by paying $4.3 billion in penalties for failing to comply with…

How Wall Street banks fought to keep control of a profitable but secretive trading business

axios.com Court documents reviewed by Axios show just how alarmed Wall Street banks were by efforts to regulate their derivatives trading desks after the 2008 financial crisis. Why it…

Inflation fears force hedge funds to ditch gold, increase bearish bets in silver

kitco.com Gold and silver continue to defy the odds as the precious metals hold critical support even as inflation fears prompted hedge funds to liquidate their bullish positionings…

FTX Creditors Hit Crypto Exchange’s Legal Counsel With Lawsuit Over Fraud and Civil Conspiracy Allegations

dailyhodl.com Creditors of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX have filed a class-action lawsuit against a global law firm providing legal counsel to the former digital asset empire. In a new…

Veteran Trader Warns SEC Chair Gensler Shouldn’t Be Trusted

bitcoinist.com The spotlight on Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), intensifies as veteran trader Peter Brandt and figures within the crypto industry…

Sullivan & Cromwell accused of being FTX’s ‘partner in fraud’

cryptobriefing.com A group of FTX creditors, represented by Edwin Garrison, has launched a class-action lawsuit against the prestigious law firm Sullivan & Cromwell (S&C), alleging that the…

2024: Binance’s Make or Break Year

coinpedia.org The post 2024: Binance’s Make or Break Year – Will CZ Face Jail Time? appeared first on Coinpedia Fintech News In the ever-evolving landscape of cryptocurrency, one giant…

US Government Charges Digitex Futures Exchange CEO With Bank Secrecy Act Violation

cryptopotato.com The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida has unveiled charges against Adam Todd, the founder and CEO of crypto futures trading platform…

FTX Exchange Saga: Law Firm Handling Bankruptcy Accused Of Complicity In Fraud

bitcoinist.com In an interesting development, FTX creditors have launched a class action lawsuit against Sullivan and Cromwell (S&C), the law firm that is currently responsible for…

Cotton Cools Off for 3-Day Weekend

barchart.com Cotton futures faded into the weekend with Friday losses of 74 to 90 points. March was still up by 209 points for the week to the highest price since the May contract high…

Whistleblowers Allege Inadequate Due Diligence by Cash App

pymnts.com Federal financial regulators are reportedly investigating allegations made by two whistleblowers regarding Cash App. The whistleblowers claim that the mobile payment…

The Year Regulators Went Wild on Bankless

bankless.com The powers that be went after crypto in the U.S. this year! Regulators chose to flex their muscles this year, confronting crypto with unprecedented levels of hostility! From…

Federal regulators are probing whether Cash App leaves door open to money launderers, terrorists

aol.com Federal financial regulators are exploring allegations by two whistleblowers that Cash App, the popular mobile payment platform, and entities providing transaction services…

Feds probing whether Cash App leaves door open to money launderers, terrorists

nbcnews.com Federal financial regulators are exploring allegations by two whistleblowers that Cash App, the popular mobile payment platform, and entities providing transaction services…

FDUSD Trading Pairs Dominate on Binance

coinspeaker.com Coinspeaker FDUSD Trading Pairs Dominate on Binance The crypto industry is known for having a plethora of options for investors, and this applies to stablecoins as well.…

Digitex Futures Exchange CEO Faces Criminal Charges, Potential 5-Year Sentence

bitcoinist.com Adam Colin Todd, the CEO of Digitex Futures Exchange (DGTX), is facing federal charges for alleged compliance failures, including violating the Bank Secrecy Act, according…

Prominent Crypto Attorney Contemplates 2024 Senate Run Against Elizabeth Warren

cryptonews.com John Deaton, founder of Crypto Law and a prominent attorney in the SEC vs Ripple lawsuit, is reportedly considering running as a Republican against crypto-critic Senator…

Jerome Powell Urges Congress to Create Stablecoin Regulations

coingape.com Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has called on Congress to develop a legislative framework for stablecoins. Addressing House Democrats in a closed-door meeting with…

How the CEO of This Crypto Exchange Violated US Law

beincrypto.com Adam Colin Todd, the CEO of the Digitex Futures Exchange (Digitex Futures), faces serious charges for his alleged violation of United States law. Consequently, the federal…

Digitex Futures exchange CEO indicted for violating Bank Secrecy Act

cointelegraph.com Digitex Futures exchange was ordered to pay $16 million in penalty for failing to register with the CFTC and manipulating the native token price.

Digitex CEO Charged for Illegally Operating Crypto Futures

cryptonews.com Digitex crypto futures exchange CEO Adam Colin Todd willfully failed to include adequate anti-money-laundering (AML) program, Florida federal court alleged. The US…

DataParser supports delivery to AWS

benzinga.com NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 17a-4's DataParser, the leading independent connector solution to bring third party data into archives and eDiscovery systems,…

Ark’s Cathie Wood says SEC probably will only approve BTC and ETH ETFs

cryptoslate.com Cathie Wood, CIO and CEO of Ark Invest, told the Wall Street Journal on Feb. 13 that she expects regulators to approve ETFs for very few cryptocurrencies. During the Wall…

Former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao’s Criminal Sentencing Postponed Until April: Report

dailyhodl.com The founder and former chief executive of Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange platform, has reportedly had his criminal sentencing postponed until April. According…

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