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Amid Tumult, Crypto Industry Seeks Regulation

A crypto movement that once tried to circumvent governments and regulators of any kind is finally raising its hand and begging to be regulated.

Carbon Tracking Fuels a New Business Analytics Boom

As the SEC presses the issue, both startups and massive tech giants are rushing in to map and manage emissions.

Crypto: Finally Something We Can All Agree On?

Can government agencies move fast enough to ensure the U.S. remains the leader in digital assets? At least business and Washington are more or less now on the same page.

SEC Climate Rule Would Force Companies to Disclose Emissions

In a landmark move that has the support of environmental groups and trillion-dollar asset managers alike, the SEC wants to require companies to disclose their climate risks and carbon emissions.

Is Robinhood Trying to Grow Up?

Robinhood has taken some steps to provide at least the appearance of a properly run company. ut the stock’s continued illness suggests that stronger medicine is necessary. Plus, the digital yuan preps for its closeup.

Why Andreessen Horowitz’s DAO Idea is DOA

This is a hell of a week for news about venture capital. A report in the Times detailed a high-octane lobbying effort by Andreessen Horowitz to shape the way that cryptocurrency—in which it is heavily...

The Senate’s Crypto Theater

A Congressional hearing is typically a poor venue for gaining insight into the American financial regulatory system. That sorry dynamic was on full display this week as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Gary Gensler testified...

Does the SEC Have a “Crypto Mom” Problem?

Commissioner Hester Peirce has been unusually vocal in expressing her opinion that the SEC has failed to articulate clear and consistent rules. But simply saying “there ought to be rules” isn’t adequate in the long...

Will Circle Become a Full-Fledged Bank?

Circle's USDC is a huge "stablecoin." It hopes to make USDC essentially a regulated central bank digital currency. But questions are many, including on Circle's bungled Poloniex deal.

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