Terra ecosystem collapses, Sam Bankman-Fried buys Robinhood stock and crypto ...

Terra ecosystem collapses, Sam Bankman-Fried buys Robinhood stock and crypto ...

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBreaking: Terra blockchain officially halted following LUNA price collapse This week, news about the Terra ecosystem dominated the headlines after algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD (UST) lost its peg to the U.S. dollar and continued to crash.At its lowest point during the week, UST fell to around $0.13, according to....


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Robinhood Shares Rally 20% After FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Acquires 7.6% ...

One of the most prominent names in cryptocurrencies is placing a wager on individual investors. Sam Bankman-Fried, chief executive officer of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has acquired a 7.6 percent investment in stock and cryptocurrency trading app Robinhood, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today. The billionaire spent approximately $648 million […]

Crypto exchange FTX is looking into acquiring Robinhood: Report

Robinhood, a discount brokerage that popularized crypto trading among mainstream users, has allegedly fallen on hard times. Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX is reportedly exploring a takeover of Robinhood Markets, the popular trading app that introduced millions of traders to Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Dogecoin (DOGE).Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported Monday that FTX is holding internal deliberations about whether to acquire Robinhood. Although no decision has been made to pursue a takeover, FTX is said to be taking the matter seriously. Bloomberg's....

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried Warns More Crypto Company Insolvencies Are Coming

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Bankman-Fried Is Looking At “Secretly insolvent” Small Exchanges & Crypto Miners

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