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Dogecoin extends two-day gain to 94%, bringing market cap to $18 billion

The #98 Dogecoin / Reddit.com Ford, driven by Josh Wise, is seen in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. Chris Graythen/Getty Images Dogecoin surged on Wednesday, extending its two-day gain to as much as 94%.The move higher in Dogecoin increased its total market value to as much as $18 billion.The Dogecoin surge came amid a broader cryptocurrency rally as Coinbase prepares to go public.Si...
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Watch this hilariously surreal short about a new cryptocurrency called "FuckCoin"

Young man discovers fuck coin pic.twitter.com/oLhpNjmUWh— Conner O'Malley (@conner_omalley) February 16, 2021 I mean, wow. Truly inspiring. Sadly, you won't FuckCoin on Coinbase, even after it's gone public.
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8 expert predictions ahead of Coinbase's hotly anticipated IPO

Coinbase Co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong speaks onstage during Day 3 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 at Moscone Center on September 7, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch Coinbase is set to go public via direct listing on April 14. Many view it as a significant milestone for the cryptocurrency space. Insider compiled views from eight experts on what it could mean for the rapidly growing digital currency market. Sign up here for our daily ...
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Coinbase is about to go public, and it's warning potential investors of its biggest risk factors - from the volatile nature of cryptocurrency to the potential for cyber attacks

Coinbase founder and CEO Brian Armstrong at Consensus 2019 at the Hilton Midtown on May 15, 2019 in New York City. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Coinbase will go public on Wednesday, which it filed paperwork for back in February. The "Risk Factors" section of that filing highlighted various challenges facing Coinbase. They include everything from the volatility of cryptocurrency to potential cyber attacks. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. One of the most popular crypto...
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Kevin Smith to Auction Horror Film Killroy Was Here as an NFT

Kevin Smith to auction horror film Killroy Was Here as an NFT. Kevin Smith is preparing to expand his cinematic View Askewniverse into the “cyptoverse” via Jay and Silent Bob’s Crypto Studio, an NFT gallery that will showcase art featuring the classic stoner duo. Smith will also use this new initiative to auction off the NFT for his horror anthology Killroy Was Here and allow the eventual owner an opportunity to make some cash by giving them the right to exhibit, distribute and stream the fi...
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First North American bitcoin ETF soars past $1 billion under management as interest in crypto booms

US regulators are yet to approve bitcoin ETFs. Cesc Maymo/Getty Images North America's first bitcoin ETF has soared past the $1 billion assets under management mark.The Purpose bitcoin ETF, ticker BTCC, is reaping rewards from being the first to launch in Canada.US regulators are yet to approve an ETF, but major firms are vying to be the first to launch.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The first bitcoin ETF in North America has soared past $1 bill...
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Coinbase Listing Marks Latest Step in Crypto's March to the Mainstream

By Tom Wilson and Anna IrreraLONDON (Reuters) - Coinbase Global Inc, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, will list on the Nasdaq on Wednesday...


Tech stocks push S&P 500 to record close, buoy Nasdaq

* Crypto-stocks jump ahead of Coinbase IPO (Updates to market close)


A decisive breakout in bitcoin has it set up for a further 10% gain in the near term, according to one technical analyst

Chesnot/Getty Images Bitcoin's breakout to record highs on Tuesday sets it up for more gains ahead, according to technical analyst Katie Stockton of Fairlead Strategies. Stockton's measured move price target of $69,121 for bitcoin represents potential upside of 10% from current levels.Bitcoin needs to see consecutive daily closes above its recent all-time-high to confirm the move higher, according to Stockton.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell....
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Bitcoin tops $60,000 and sets new high over the weekend as Elon Musk aims towards the "moon"

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Bitcoin approached all-time highs over the weekend, topping $60,000 for the first time in weeks. Elon Musk tweeted cryptically in an apparent reference to the rally, fueling speculation about his plans. The latest rally comes as the cryptocurrency continues to make gains at major, mainstream institutions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bitcoin surged above $60,000 for the first time since March, approaching record h...
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'Volatility is your friend': A former Goldman Sachs hedge-fund boss says crypto investors should embrace bitcoin's wild price swings - and explains why it's one of the asset's key features

Raoul Pal, co-founder and CEO, Real Vision Group. YouTube\Real Vision Cryptocurrency investors like bitcoin's volatility, according to Real Vision founder Raoul Pal.Volatility is a key feature that has helped bitcoin see an explosion in value since its inception, according to Pal."I think you can't avoid the fact that it's the best performing asset class in all recorded history already," he said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Raoul Pal -...
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The broader stock market is not in a bubble, but these 5 sectors are, according to JPMorgan

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Concerns over a potential bubble forming in the stock market have been growing as equities continue to hit record highs.But according to a Thursday note from JPMorgan, the broader stock market is not in a bubble.Instead, five sectors in particular seem to be in bubble territory after more than tripling in price, the bank said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.A continued rise to record highs in the stock market has some worr...
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8 expert predictions ahead of Coinbase's hotly anticipated IPO next week

Reuters Coinbase is set to go public via direct listing on April 14. Many view it as a significant milestone for the cryptocurrency space. Insider compiled views from eight experts on what it could mean for rapidly growing digital currency market. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Coinbase's debut on the Nasdaq on April 14 has been eagerly awaited, especially by cryptocurrency bulls who view the listing as a milestone for the digital currency eco...
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Funding Friday: Burn Alpha

Emily Segal is writing her next novel called Burn Alpha and she is crowdfunding it on her Mirror blog. I contributed 0.1 ETH to the effort yesterday evening and she is now approaching her 25 ETH goal. If you have an Ethereum wallet, like Coinbase Wallet or Metamask, you can participate in her crowdfunding project here. The rewards are pretty cool as is the premise of the novel. You can see all of that on her blog. If you read this post on my Mirror blog, you will see th...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: The crypto industry is a $2 trillion disruptive force, and its success boils down to two main attributes

The 'Everydays: the First 5000 Days' digital artwork by Beeple, which sold at Christies auction house for $69 million. Reuters Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway explains how scarcity is the driving force behind the crypto industry's success. See more stories on Insider's business page. Any fi...
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Crypto trading on Robinhood spiked to 9.5M customers in first quarter

It’s been a big year for crypto, and Robinhood shared some stats today providing more evidence that the crypto boom is more than just hype — at least for now. In a blog , Christine Brown, Robinhood’s head of crypto operations, revealed that in the first quarter of 2021, 9.5 million of its customers traded crypto via the company’s platform. That’s up big time from the 1.7 million customers who traded crypto in the 2020 fourth quarter. The company first launched its Crypto unit in January of...
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The SEC's 'crypto mom' says it would be foolish for the US government to ban bitcoin since people can't be stopped from trading in it

Bitcoin advert on a London bus during the third lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic. Barry Lewis/In Pictures via Getty Images The SEC's "crypto mom" Hester Peirce said it would be foolish for the US government to ban bitcoin.It's hard to stop people from trading digital assets even if the government restricts efforts, she said.Peirce is optimistic that the SEC's new chairman will make a key difference to crypto ETF approval.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Befor...
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9% of US teens say they have traded cryptocurrencies - and 81% of those are male, a Piper Sandler survey finds

A growing number of institutions are warming to bitcoin. NurPhoto/Getty Images 9% of US teens claim they've traded cryptocurrencies, according to a Piper Sandler survey. 81% of those teens who trade crypto were males. Most crypto exchanges require investors to be 18 or older to open an account. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. A small fraction of US teens have traded cryptocurrencies, according to a new survey from Piper Sandler. In a recent st...
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How to Get Started in the Cryptocurrency Market

Crypto traders know the value of a fast, secure, and cheap cryptocurrency exchange, a safe Bitcoin wallet, and a mind that’s always in search of knowledge. Traders in this space have become a ubiquitous sight on Wall Street and in coffee shops all over the United States, and indeed the world. Cryptocurrency trading has become mainstream in the modern world. It’s an incredible feat that has created a meteoric shift in the way consumers, investors, and savers think about finance just over a dec...
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Coinbase price target raised by 125% to $440 at DA Davidson as blockbuster earnings provide ideal setup for April 14 direct listing

Coinbase Founder and CEO Brian Armstrong Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Investor expectations are rising for Coinbase following a bullish note from Da Davidson.The firm increased its price target for Coinbase by 125% to $440 following "spectacular" earnings.Coinbase operates a cryptocurrency exchange platform and is expected to make its public debut on April 14.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Anticipation for Coinbase's April 14 direct stock listing...
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The buyer of Beeple's $69 million artwork now says NFTs are a huge risk as talk of a bubble grows

Vignesh Sundaresan bought Beeple's "Everydays" NFT for $69 million Christie's Images Ltd 2021/Beeple/Handout via Reuters The buyer of Beeple's $69 million NFT has said investing in the assets is a "huge risk."Vignesh Sundaresan said he thinks the hype around NFTs will fade.A number of people are warning about a bubble in NFTs, and the market has slowed sharply.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Investing in non-fungible tokens is a "huge ris...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 20, 2019 in New York City Spencer Platt/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.Here's what you need to know before US markets open.1. US and European stocks rise on Covid-19 recovery hopes and the IMF's increased global growth forecast. Check out what markets are up to...
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Signal tests payments in the UK using MobileCoin

Encrypted chat app Signal is adding payments to the services it provides, a long-expected move and one the company is taking its time on. A U.K.-only beta program will allow users to trade the cryptocurrency MobileCoin quickly, easily, and most importantly, privately. If you’re in the U.K., or have some way to appear to be, you’ll notice a new Signal Payments feature in the app when you update. All you need to do to use it is link a MobileCoin wallet after you buy some on the cryptocurrency exch...
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10 things to know before the opening bell

Bitcoin's meteoric rise has boosted crypto hedge funds Dado Ruvic/Reuters 1. Bitcoin investors should be more aware of its history of bubbles and price crashes. Crypto exchange founder Bobby Lee said bitcoin is likely to shoot up further, but then crash dramatically.2. Investors should buy real assets - from wine to art - according to Bank of America. The bank forecasts an uptick in inflation and that rates will weigh on stock returns for the next decade.3. US companies are expected to ...
Tags: US, Trends, Bank Of America, Ubs, Crypto, Goldman Sachs, Bobby Lee, Cathie Wood, Dado Ruvic Reuters


10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Energy and Commerce Committee/YouTube Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Leaked data of more than 550 million Facebook users appeared online, including phone numbers. The leaked data could provide valuable information to cybercriminals who use people's personal information to impersonate them or scam them into handing over login credentials.2. Alphabet has a secretive team worki...
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Coinbase to direct list on April 14th, provide financial update on April 6th

Today Coinbase, an American cryptocurrency trading platform and software company, said that it will begin to trade via a direct listing on April 14th. In a separate release the company also said that it will provide a financial update on April 6th, after the close of trading. Coinbase’s impending public debut comes at an interesting market moment. As some tech companies delay their offerings over demand concerns, Coinbase is pushing ahead with its flotation perhaps in part because it will not pr...
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The bitcoin rally is very near the top and companies are being 'gimmicky' in adopting crypto, a currency strategist says

Bitcoin has surged 775% in the last year Dado Ruvic/Reuters The crypto rally is "getting very long in the tooth," Boris Schlossberg told CNBC.The BK Asset Management strategist said lots of bitcoin adoption was "gimmicky."Bitcoin has traded below $60,000 since hitting an all-time high in mid-March.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.The bitcoin rally is "very long in the tooth" and could be about to sharply reverse course, according to one currency strat...
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Billionaire Mike Novogratz expects bitcoin to be bigger than gold as big Wall Street players enter the crypto space

Mike Novogratz. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Mike Novogratz expects bitcoin to top gold's market value as more big institutions enter the crypto space. "It's shocking to me how fast people are moving into the system," he told CNBC on Wednesday.The US has "crossed the Rubicon" in terms of bitcoin users, he said.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz told CNBC in an interview Wednesday that he is shocked at the pace of cryp...
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Bitcoin nears $60,000 again on renewed institutional backing from PayPal, Visa, CME

R.Tsubin/Getty Images Bitcoin on Wednesday flirted with the $60,000 level anew in an attempt to breach its all-time high set in March. Wider adoption of the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization has renewed the interest in bitcoin this week.On Wednesday, the price of bitcoin rallied to an intraday high of $59,738 early morning Eastern.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening BellBitcoin on Wednesday flirted with the $60,000 level anew in ...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Big Tech recovers after a rough day Wednesday on Wall Street. Matteo Colombo/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.1. Global shares ease but rising bond yields remain in focus. Investors are waiting for Biden's infrastructure plans, OPEC+ and jobs data later this week. 2. Deliveroo falls 30% as it trades publicly. London's biggest IPO in 1...
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