Digital Assets Report 63

Digital Assets Report 63
  • Goldman Sachs will offer clients Ethereum Funds via Galaxy Digital
  • Bitcoin charts suggests leg higher despite continued sideway action
  • President Biden signs encouraging Crypto Executive Order
  • FCA ordered Crypto ATM operators to shut down in the UK
  • EU votes against potential ban on P.O.W blockhains
  • Dubai adopts first law regulating virtual assets


Polygon network suffers from extended service outage after upgrade
The Polygon layer-2 scaling solution for Ethereum has not produced new blocks since 5:54 pm UTC. The team has assured the public that funds are safe.
Goldman Sachs Will Now Offer Its Clients Ethereum Funds Via Galaxy Digital |
Goldman Sachs will be offering its clients access to Ethereum Funds through Galaxy Digital’s Institutional Ethereum Fund.
Griffin says ‘fair to assume’ that Citadel Securities will be market making in crypto in ‘months to come’
Kenneth Griffin, the founder Citadel Securities, told Bloomberg in a new interview that his firm is on the path to market-making in the cryptocurrency sector in the coming months.
SoftBank’s tech division set to launch NFT marketplace
Japan’s web3 space may soon get another major player as SoftBank’s tech arm looks to float an NFT marketplace in the spring.
Bain Capital Ventures launches crypto-focused fund worth $560 million
Bain Capital Ventures has launched its first crypto-focused fund worth $560 million. It plans to launch more crypto funds in the future.
Stripe launches payment services for crypto businesses - Ledger Insights - enterprise blockchain
Payment provider Stripe is launching services targeting crypto businesses for onramps, offramps and KYC. Partners incl FTX crypto exchange
FTX Launches a Regulated Branch in Europe and the Middle East
FTX continues with its expansion by opening a branch to focus on the European and Middle Eastern regions.
Binance unveils plans for world domination by buying up companies in every sector
Changpeng Zhao has revealed that Binance is looking to diversify revenue and increase adoption as its exchange comes under increasing regulatory scrutiny.


Crypto Charts 60
BTC Close to completing a corrective triangle with a likely breakout of the triangle to the upside with confirmation above $42k. A $10k move higher is in play on the long-term chart. ETH Expected to stay above $2′446 and move a leg higher, similarly to the BTC chart. Bitcoin Short-Term
Total exchange BTC inflows have been net negative since July 2021
Glassnode released data showing overall net outflows of Bitcoin from exchanges since last July, with only four major exchanges with inflows.


President Biden Signs Long-Awaited Crypto Executive Order - Decrypt
President Biden has now signed an Executive Order targeting the crypto industry.
Breaking: EU Parliament votes against ban on proof-of-work mechanism underlying cryptos like Bitcoin
The usage of Proof-of-Work cryptocurrencies was in doubt following the draft of the European Union’s (EU) proposed legal framework.
Crypto firms begin shuttering UK operations ahead of formal FCA registration deadline
Companies on the FCA’s temporary register are winding up their crypto operations in the UK.
UK regulator orders crypto ATM operators to shut down
The FCA has warned the eight companies responsible for the 81 crypto ATMs in Britain to shut down their machines.
US Virginia Senate allows state banks to offer crypto custody services
The bill passed Senate with a sweeping 39-0 vote and is waiting to be signed into law by Governor of Virginia Glenn Youngkin.
Dubai adopts first law regulating virtual assets
A regulatory authority will be established under the new law to oversee the sector
Binance Considers Obtaining a License to Operate in Dubai
The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange is in talks of obtaining an operational license in Dubai.


‘I Won’t Sell’—Tesla Billionaire Elon Musk Issues Inflation Advice As The Price Of His Bitcoin, Ethereum And Dogecoin Plummet
Tesla billionaire Elon Musk has said he still owns and “won’t sell” his bitcoin, ethereum and dogecoin—advising people not to hold dollars when inflation is high...
The True Implications of Seizing Russia’s Foreign Reserves
An inflection point in the geopolitical order.

Readings / Podcasts

The many escapes of Justin Sun
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The Bretton Woods III Thesis
Is the world entering a new monetary order?