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Jeff John Roberts


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Recent articles by Jeff:

Reddit vs the short sellers: What people are saying about GameStop's crazy ride

It's not yet clear whether there's anything illegal about using social media platforms to cheer on an irrational stock rally. → Read More

Biden crypto policy: Coinbase's lawyer hopes crypto fits into financial equity agenda

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As Bitcoin ETFs stall, a new $180M crypto trust fund from Ninepoint goes public

Ninepoint hopes lower fees will attract crypto investors looking to buy Bitcoin on the stock market. → Read More

Revolut disrupted banking in Europe. Can it do the same in the U.S.?

Revolut hopes to have 1 million U.S. customers by next year. → Read More

GameStop ‘yolo’ rally blasts on, leaving short sellers squeezed

GameStop shares soared to new heights on Monday as retail investors held off shortsellers. → Read More

Bitcoin price: BTC tanked on 'double spend' rumor. What does that mean?

False reports suggesting a user could spend Bitcoin twice contributed to panic selling. → Read More

SPACs are red-hot—but they’ve been a lousy deal for investors

For the deal-makers who put SPACs together, the upsides are obvious. For investors, not so much. → Read More

Janet Yellen confirmation: Biden Treasury pick warns cryptocurrency poses terrorism risk

Yellen made the remark during her Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. → Read More

Coinbase acquires crypto builder Bison Trails, deal reported to be above $80M

Coinbase's purchase of Bison Trails is part of a push to make crypto more mainstream. → Read More

Bitcoin bull market sparks boom in crypto news media outlets

Crypto media outlets are flourishing but it's uncertain how many will last. → Read More

Future Trump historians 'petrified' at task ahead

Trump's flouting of records laws and reliance on platforms like Twitter pose new challenges for historians. → Read More

Coinbase is pegged for a valuation of up to $75 billion. Is that realistic?

The bull and bear case for the cryptocurrency exchange giant as it prepares to go public. → Read More

Visa-backed Anchorage gets federal bank charter in a first for crypto industry

The legal greenlight could help Anchorage spark a new phase in the current Bitcoin boom. → Read More

IPO: Affirm goes public at $49, CEO touts firm's 'principled' approach to credit

Affirm priced its IPO shares higher than expected even as it faces questions about profitability. → Read More

IBM led in patents in 2020. Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung were also in top 10

Vaping has become a fertile ground for invention, with tobacco giants receiving thousands of patents. → Read More

Bitcoin tumbles 20% in worst crash since March

Bitcoin crashed from its recent all-time high of $42,000 as investors took cover. → Read More

Crypto giant Grayscale names Sonnenshein as CEO

Michael Sonnenshein takes over Grayscale's top job as founder Barry Silbert turns his focus to other parts of Digital Currency Group's empire. → Read More

$2000 checks are 'socialism for rich people' says McConnell, killing hope of extra stimulus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed proposals for $2000 stimulus payments. → Read More

Great Gatsby, Agatha Christie and more: famous works from 1925 enter public domain

Copyright expires on January 1 for famous movies and books, including The Great Gatsby. → Read More

NFL player Russell Okung 'paid in Bitcoin' as price nears $30,000

Russell Okung is the latest professional athlete to embrace cryptocurrency. → Read More