Will Washington Wreck Or Welcome Crypto? Looming Vote Holds Bitcoin’s Fate

Will Washington Wreck Or Welcome Crypto? Looming Vote Holds Bitcoin’s Fate

With Bitcoin rocketing in value and Wall Street circling like a hawk, the US crypto industry is holding its breath as a crucial vote approaches in Washington next week. The Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act, or Fit21, could reshape the regulatory landscape for digital assets, potentially welcoming the industry into the […]

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