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Signature Bank Gave Dozens More PPP Loans to…

Signature Bank extended dozens more loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to cryptocurrency businesses than was previously reported.  Around $20 million of the $1.9 billion in PPP loans that the bank extended was given…

First Mover: Huobi Takes on OKEx in Futures,…

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…

Huobi and OKEx Battle for Supremacy in China

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi is taking aim at competitor OKEx in China, specifically the business of trading bitcoin futures and other derivatives contracts. The fight opens a new front in a longstanding rivalry.  OKEx, which is…

Crypto Long & Short: What Changes at the…

There has been no shortage of epoch-changing twists so far this year. I mean, seriously, take your pick: even aside from the pandemic, we have riots on the streets of American cities, an alarming trade…

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Mr. Powell, If You Want Higher Inflation, Give…

Frances Coppola, a CoinDesk columnist, is a freelance writer and speaker on banking, finance and economics. Her book “The Case for People’s Quantitative Easing” explains how modern money creation and quantitative easing work, and advocates…