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  1. Coinbase Analytics vaults the massive crypto exchange into a crowded field of blockchain tracing companies all vying for millions of federal dollars.
  2. Bitcoin was dull in trading Friday as stock markets were having a big day. However, cryptocurrency stakeholders see it as a temporary market condition.
  3. Peer-to-peer bitcoin transactions are up in the developing world. This has everything to do with "QE Infinity" and could be an opening for stablecoins.
  4. The SEC is trying to freeze the assets of a cryptocurrency mining and multilevel marketing scheme that it claimed bilked investors of $12 million.
  5. How one of the world’s most important geopolitical relationships came to be what it is in 2020.
  6. It's bulls on parade as analysts see upward momentum for bitcoin. Here's CoinDesk's Markets Daily Podcast.
  7. Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx rolled out option contracts on Ethereum’s ether (ETH) token on Thursday, ending the Panama-based Deribit’s virtual monopoly in the space.
  8. Lebanon's crisis has been raging for years, but the devaluation of the Lebanese pound and a global downturn has made stable financial services even more urgent.
  9. U.N. and Federal Reserve experts think CBDCs can compete with commercial banks, New York and France enter a regulatory agreement while Europol has Wasabi Wallet concerns.
  10. Low-interest rates have removed one of the few remaining incentives for holding a bank account, meaning digital currency could be a better alternative, argues a UN expert.