Crypto for Advisors: Why Are Digital Assets Different?

In the journey to decide if you should even learn about digital assets and then how to make the asset class part of your practice, one of the first questions you might ask is what makes them so different.

Markets  ·  26 August 2021

Crypto for Advisors: Your Clients May Already Own Crypto. Here’s How to Hold It

How do we advise clients on an asset we can’t (yet) handle directly?

Tech  ·  26 August 2021

OnlyFans’ Porn U-Turn Is a Victory Against Banking Censorship

Banks helped force a hugely disruptive porn ban on OnlyFans. With public fury focused on their outsized power, the banks seem to have backed down.

Opinion  ·  25 August 2021

State of Crypto: The Latest on Congress’s Crypto Tax Provision

It's still unclear whether Congress will adopt any amendments.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 August 2021

Cuando China habló, bitcoin reaccionó. ¿Cuando lo hizo Estados Unidos? No tanto

Días después de que China reiterara medidas drásticas contra el segmento cripto, bitcoin cayó hasta 30%. Estados Unidos, por su parte, parece no ser el centro del universo cripto.

News  ·  23 August 2021

Introducing Crypto for Advisors, a Newsletter for Financial Planners

A new CoinDesk newsletter defining crypto, digital assets and the future of finance.

News  ·  23 August 2021

Crypto Long & Short: When China Spoke, Bitcoin Reacted. America? Not So Much

It could just be the U.S. is not the center of the crypto universe.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 August 2021

Cathie Wood vs. Michael Burry Isn’t About Tesla – It’s About Inflation

Two top-tier investors are clashing over the potential of innovative "growth stocks." But what they're really talking about is the Fed.

Opinion  ·  18 August 2021

Props Shutdown Throws Reg A+ Funding Model Into Limbo

Props, a social media token project, was one of the first to receive a Reg A+ qualification. It's now shutting down.

Opinion  ·  17 August 2021

State of Crypto: The Crypto Provision in the Infrastructure Bill Now Depends on Non-Crypto Issues

The crypto industry wants to change a tax provision when the House takes up the Senate's infrastructure bill, but other issues may take precedence.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 August 2021

Bitcoin ATMs and the Road to Adoption

At least for now, crypto in Puerto Rico is less about doing business than about education.

Opinion  ·  16 August 2021

Money Reimagined: A Turning Point for Crypto

Even as crypto lost a battle over taxes in Congress this week, it felt like a victory, says CoinDesk's chief content officer.

Opinion  ·  13 August 2021

50 Years After Bretton Woods, the US Dollar’s Throne Is in Play

The greenback's share of world reserves is dropping steadily. The euro, yuan and bitcoin are all in the running to pick up the slack.

Opinion  ·  13 August 2021

$600M Poly Heist Shows DeFi Needs Hackers to Become Unhackable

If computers will continue to do more important things, we'll require those programs to be secure. Learning what not to do is one way there.

Opinion  ·  12 August 2021

There’s Still Time to Fix Congress’s Crypto-Tax Mess

The Senate has failed to amend a provision that could cripple the U.S. cryptocurrency sector. But the game's not over yet.

Opinion  ·  11 August 2021