Cryptocurrency Digest Aug 19, 2021: News, Analysis & Opinions

cryptocurrency digest aug 19 2021

⛔️ Hackers hacked Japanese crypto exchange Liquid and stole over $80 million.

💥 Bloomberg and Galaxy will create a new DeFi index.

💡 The Poly Network hacker said he has no intention of handing over the key to access $141 million this week.

🤝 Crypto.com has partnered with the Italian Serie A soccer league.

🚨 SEC head Gary Gensler said the SEC should regulate DeFi projects.

❌ Binance restricted derivatives trading for Australian users.

⚡️ Coinbase is entering Japan and preparing for cryptozyme.

⛔️ The owner of bitcoin mixer Helix pleaded guilty to laundering $300 million.

⛏ Nvidia reported $266 million in mining chip sales against a planned $400 million.

🏦 United Wholesale Mortgage, the second largest mortgage lender in the U.S., will accept bitcoin.

📈 Robinhood's share of revenue from cryptocurrencies rose from 2% to 41% in the second quarter.


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Jack Evans

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I became a crypto asset owner in 2014, when the industry was in its infancy. Before that, I was working in the classic US and European stock markets. Since then, I have gained extensive experience in both cryptocurrency investing and day trading. I am happy to share with readers my experience with crypto exchanges, DeFi and NFT instruments. 

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