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Today’s Top Crypto News – Tuesday 7/26/22

•SEC Probing Coinbase for Allegedly Listing Securities – CoinDesk “BThe investigation predates last week’s insider trading lawsuit, according to the report.” •Texas a Bitcoin ‘hot spot’ even as heat waves affect crypto miners- CoinTelegraph “Extreme heat won’t stop miners from setting up operations in Texas, but more sustainable practices may

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$WWE call buyers ring the bell

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is rallying sharply this session, returning fast gains on option positions opened just a week earlier. On Jul. 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 3,900 August $70 calls were bought for $1.15 to $1.35 with shares at $63.98. This was clearly fresh buying,

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Monday 7/25/22

•Will the Fed prevent BTC price from reaching $28K? – CoinTelegraph “Bitcoin prepares for what promises to be a tense week of rate hikes, earnings and more as BTC fails to reclaim crucial trendline.” •Voyager: ‘No Customer Will Be Made Whole’ Under FTX Proposal – CoinDesk “FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Monday 7/25/22

•Will the Fed prevent BTC price from reaching $28K? – CoinTelegraph “Bitcoin prepares for what promises to be a tense week of rate hikes, earnings and more as BTC fails to reclaim crucial trendline.” •Voyager: ‘No Customer Will Be Made Whole’ Under FTX Proposal – CoinDesk “FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Friday 7/22/22

•Three Arrows Capital Founders Break Their Silence, Look to Move to Dubai- CoinDesk “The beleaguered duo discussed how one of the most successful crypto funds went from being a prominent trading desk to owing creditors $2.8 billion.” •3AC founders reveal ties to Terra founder, blame overconfidence for collapse – CoinTelegraph

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$MARA option bulls mine gains

Marathon Patent Group (MARA) has been rallying sharply this week, returning fast gains on option positions opened just a couple of sessions earlier. On Jul. 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 14,000 Weekly $12 calls, expiring this Friday, were bought for $0.29 to $0.68 with shares at $10.60.

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Thursday 7/21/22

•Tesla earnings meet Q2 expectations, sells 75% of its Bitcoin – Yahoo Finance “Tesla (TSLA) reported its Q2 earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday, meeting analysts’ estimates, following a prolonged COVID-induced shutdown at its Shanghai production facility.” •Brazil crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin to expand into Mexico this year, says

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$RIOT call prices rise

Bullish option traders are making some fast coin in Riot Blockchain (RIOT) today. The past two sessions, Jul. 18 and Jul. 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that a collective 20,000 Weekly $7 calls, expiring this Friday, were bought for $0.08 to $0.37 with shares starting at $5.98. This

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Wednesday 7/20/22

•Texas Bitcoin Miners Power Back Up after Voluntary Suspension During Grid Strain – Decrypt “Aiming to prioritize vital services during a heat wave, Bitcoin miners stood down for more than a week at the state’s request.” •Breaking: Zipmex suspends withdrawals as CEO denies financial trouble rumors- CoinTelegraph “The CEO of

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Tuesday 7/19/22

•Three Arrows Owes Polkadot Developer Moonbeam Foundation Over $27M, Court Documents Show – CoinDesk “The fund was also engaged as a “consultant” for Moonbeam-based glimmer and Moonriver-based river tokens, court documents show.” •Scaramucci’s Firm Pauses Investor Redemptions for Fund With Bitcoin, Ethereum Exposure – Decrypt “One of the funds operating

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Monday 7/18/22

•The ‘Merge Trade’ Has Begun, Experts Say, as Ether Surges And stETH Discount Narrows – CoinDesk “”ETH has undergone a rapid change in narrative over the past week, with speculators purely focused on the upcoming ‘merge’ as a catalyst for appreciation,” one observer said.” •Crypto recaptures $1 trillion market cap:

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Friday 7/15/22

•Celsius Acknowledges $1.2B Hole in Balance Sheet – CoinDesk “The news comes after the ailing crypto lender filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday.” •Ethereum devs confirm the perpetual date for The Merge – CoinDesk “Ethereum’s transition journey from PoW to PoS journey could take up to years as it began with

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Wednesday 7/13/22

•US Inflation Gauge Jumps to Fresh 4-Decade High of 9.1%; Bitcoin Falls – CoinDesk “The new Consumer Price Index (CPI) reading keeps pressure on the U.S. central bank to further tighten monetary policy aggressively at its next meeting later in July.” •Bitcoin Traces an Ominous Chart Pattern Evoking Plunge in

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Tuesday 7/12/22

•Three Arrows Founder Says Attempt to Work With Liquidators Met With ‘Baiting’ – CoinDesk “In a first tweet since the crypto hedge fund imploded, Three Arrows co-founder Su Zhu posted screenshots from legal counsel saying the fund’s principals are willing to work with liquidators.” •Bitcoin Miners Shut as Texas Power

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Monday 7/11/22

•Three Arrows Creditors Get Emergency Hearing As Founders Fail to ‘Cooperate’ – CoinDesk “Creditors say the fund’s remaining assets could be “transferred or otherwise disposed of” before creditors get their share.” •US inflation data will be ‘messy’ — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week – CoinTelegraph “A potent

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Monday 7/11/22

•Three Arrows Creditors Get Emergency Hearing As Founders Fail to ‘Cooperate’ – CoinDesk “Creditors say the fund’s remaining assets could be “transferred or otherwise disposed of” before creditors get their share.” •US inflation data will be ‘messy’ — 5 things to know in Bitcoin this week – CoinTelegraph “A potent

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Friday, 7/8/22

•Crypto Exchange Blockchain.com Faces $270M Hit on Loans to Three Arrows Capital- CoinDesk “Blockchain.com “remains liquid, solvent and our customers will not be impacted,” wrote CEO Peter Smith in a letter to shareholders.” •Compass Mining retrenches 15% of staff, execs to take major pay-cuts – CoinTelegraph “Compass Mining parts ways

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Friday, 7/8/22

•Crypto Exchange Blockchain.com Faces $270M Hit on Loans to Three Arrows Capital- CoinDesk “Blockchain.com “remains liquid, solvent and our customers will not be impacted,” wrote CEO Peter Smith in a letter to shareholders.” •Compass Mining retrenches 15% of staff, execs to take major pay-cuts – CoinTelegraph “Compass Mining parts ways

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Thursday, 7/7/22

•Euro’s Fall Toward $1 Parity: What It Means for Crypto – CoinDesk “The 1-to-1 exchange rate may add bearish pressures around bitcoin and inject volatility into euro-pegged stablecoins.” •Korean startup Uprise lost $20M shorting LUNC – CoinTelegraph “The crypto custodial service and AI trading platform managed to lose nearly all

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Today’s Top Crypto News – Thursday, 7/7/22

•Euro’s Fall Toward $1 Parity: What It Means for Crypto – CoinDesk “The 1-to-1 exchange rate may add bearish pressures around bitcoin and inject volatility into euro-pegged stablecoins.” •Korean startup Uprise lost $20M shorting LUNC – CoinTelegraph “The crypto custodial service and AI trading platform managed to lose nearly all

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