U.S. Crypto News
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US Congressman questions SEC’s lack of action against ‘big fish’ exchanges if Ripple is a security
Sherman said the SEC should bring enforcement actions against major exchanges that facilitated Ripple (XRP) trading.
Celsius lawyers claim users relinquished their crypto when they signed up
At the first bankruptcy hearing for Celsius, the platform's lawyers claimed retail users gave up legal rights to their crypto by accepting the terms of service.
SkyBridge Capital’s fund suspends withdrawals because of stocks, crypto decline
Legion Strategies halted withdrawals because of the sharp decline in the values of stock and cryptocurrencies held by the fund.
Senator Elizabeth Warren wants more enforcement from SEC in the crypto space
In the aftermath of major crypto lenders going bankrupt, there's a need for strong investor protection rules, and people are looking to the SEC.
Gensler says SEC can consider tailoring rules for crypto industry compliance
Gensler said several crypto companies have been non-compliant with offering unregistered securities to investors.
Crypto trading volume plunges to 18-month low, Coinbase feels the pinch
Derivatives and spot trading volumes have fallen by over 15% since May across top crypto exchanges.
New York Yankees employees can get partially paid in Bitcoin with NYDIG partnership
As part of NYDIG's Bitcoin Savings Plan, Yankees employees can convert part of their salary to Bitcoin with no fees.
Celsius has maintained a positive tone despite filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy claim on July 13.
Stablecoin rules among topics discussed during Janet Yellen’s meeting with Japanese officials
The meeting between both authorities focused on issues that included “sustainable finance, crypto assets, and stablecoins.”
Bitcoin hashrate plummets as Texas-based miners suspend operations
Bitcoin mining hashrate has dropped to a five-months low after miners in Texas temporarily suspended their operations.
Judge denies SEC’s motion to withhold key documents in Ripple case
A court filing showed Judge Netburn ruled that attorney-client privilege protections do not apply to internal documents held on the William Hinman speech.
Vermont joins multistate investigation into Celsius
State authorities in Texas, Alabama, and Vermont are investigating the operations of crypto lending firms like Celsius over offering unregistered securities.
Solana sued for being ‘centralized,’ ‘security’
The network’s developer, founder, and partners are accused of profiting from the sale of an unregistered security.
Bear market sentiments begin to ‘cool off’ as Ethereum records another week of inflows
Ethereum has seen a modest turn around in investment interest as the bearish market sentiments continue to recede.
GameStop launches NFT marketplace amid turmoil
GameStop launched its long-awaited NFT marketplace right after it laid staff off and its stocks jumped due to 4-for-1 split.
US Treasury calls for global crypto regulation, development of CBDC
The US treasury believes the crypto market is in need of consistent regulation applied globally, and the US should lead development of CBDCs.
Texas cryptocurrency miner to use power from batteries to support grid stability
As miners are under scrutiny for adding strain to the Texas power grid, Lancium has struck a deal to use power stored in batteries during peak demand
US bars crypto holders from contributing to crypto policies
The office declared that the "de minimis" exemption does not apply to cryptocurrencies and stablecoins.