Tag: Cryptocurrency Markets

Some hedge funds are seeing ether as an inflation hedge. A crypto brokerage’s CEO explains why

Hello again! Welcome to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that will reach your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. Several cryptocurrencies have hit all-time highs during the past seven days, pushing the crypto market capitalization […]

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Ether continues its record run, tops $4,700 for first time

Ether continued its record-setting rally Sunday, topping $4,700 for the first time. The world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, which runs on the Ethereum blockchain, was recently at $4,708 on Sunday night, according to Kraken data. Ether ETHUSD, +2.30% has steadily notched a string of all-time highs over the past week and a half, since […]

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Here’s what’s in the bipartisan infrastructure bill that the House is aiming to pass — and how it’s paid for

The bipartisan infrastructure bill passed the Senate in a 69-30 vote on Aug. 10, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell among the 19 Republicans who joined with the chamber’s 50 Democrats to support the long-awaited measure. But the bill still hasn’t become law, as it needs to clear the House of Representatives and get signed […]

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An Ether futures ETF is next likely step after ProShares watershed bitcoin moment, a former SEC official explains

Hi there! Welcome to the fourth and final installment of Need to Know Crypto Edition, ahead of the launch of a new weekly crypto newsletter “Distributed Ledger,” which will kick off next month. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. […]

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