Why a strong U.S. dollar might benefit crypto in the long term

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Will bitcoin continue to outperform stocks for rest of the year?

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Bitcoin miners’ revenue down 80% from peak. Can they survive this year?

Hello, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch. I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in the digital asset world this week. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should … Read more

Crypto market stands like Nasdaq in the early 2000s. Here’s why

Hello! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest in this bear market. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback, or tell us what you think we should cover. You can also … Read more

Shorting crypto stocks has led to ‘substantial’ paper gains, but it’s getting harder to join in on the trend

The short selling of cryptocurrency-related stocks has yielded “substantial” mark-to-market profits this year, but those looking to get in on the action may have more trouble doing so going forward. Short sellers in a basket of 15 crypto stocks including Coinbase Global Inc. COIN, +8.07%, MicroStrategy Inc. MSTR, +9.92%, and crypto miners like Marathon Digital … Read more

Coinbase stock sinks as anxiety builds in crypto market

Shares of Coinbase Global Inc. were cratering toward one of their largest drops on record Monday after a different cryptocurrency platform’s decision to pause withdrawals and transfers led to further jitters about the market for digital assets. Coinbase’s stock COIN, -11.02% was down about 14% in Monday morning trading, after falling as much as 21.6% … Read more