The cryptocurrency money manager Panxora seeks to raise up to $50 million for a new hedge fund to buy digital tokens associated with the fast-growing decentralized finance (DeFi) sector.  DeFi is a segment of the…

The Bank of England is now seriously considering implementing negative interest rates while the U.S. Federal Reserve has pledged to keep interest rates near zero for years. Some analysts say even the Fed will soon…

One of the interesting things about cryptocurrency investors is that they really do look at the world very differently from many of their counterparts in traditional finance.  The thinking goes something like this: The efforts of…

You’re reading First Mover, CoinDesk’s daily markets newsletter. Assembled by the CoinDesk Markets Team and edited by Bradley Keoun, First Mover starts your day with the most up-to-date sentiment around crypto markets, which of course never…

Mathew D’Souza, the founder and CEO of Blockware Solutions and Blockware Mining and the manager of the Blockchain Opportunity Fund, died on August 21, 2020 after a seven-year battle with leukemia. He was 29 years…

CEO and founder of Real Vision Raoul Pal says his “conviction levels” in Bitcoin are rising on a daily basis as he compares the crypto asset to traditional investments on various timescales. Applying economic cycle…

Digital assets, as a new asset class, exhibit interesting characteristics that could benefit a diversified portfolio of traditional assets. There are, however, many ways to get exposed to digital assets — passive investment, actively managed,…

Bitcoin is now flashing some immense signs of strength as its price pushes up towards its yearly highs of $11,400. This comes as Ethereum, and many other major altcoins, also build technical strength. This ongoing…

Cryptocurrency funds are a new type of investment vehicle that parallels traditional portfolio investments, like hedge funds, but are composed entirely out of digital assets. Because of this, they play by slightly different rules than…

Benjamin Lawsky, the former financial regulator who created New York’s BitLicense in 2015, joined New York Digital Investment Group Asset Advisory LLC (NYDIG) nearly a year before the bitcoin fund manager applied for, and received,…