JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Likens Crypto to Pet Rocks — Calls for More Regulation

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says crypto tokens are like pet rocks. The executive also believes crypto regulation should be strengthened, stating: “The regulators who beat up on banks should maybe focus a little more on crypto.” JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon......

White House Is Not Preparing for Recession — Chief of Staff Says US Economy Is Strong

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain says that the U.S. is not in a recession. “The economy is growing. It is strong,” he stressed. In addition, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said there are no meetings or anything happening......

JPMorgan Hires Former Executive of Bankrupt Crypto Firm as Head of Digital Assets Regulatory Policy

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has hired bankrupt crypto lender Celsius Network’s former head of policy and regulatory affairs as its new head of digital assets regulatory policy. The move followed JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon telling U.S. Congress that crypto tokens, like......

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Warns Recession Could Hit in 6 Months, Stock Market Could Drop 20% More — ‘This Is Serious Stuff’

The CEO of global investment bank JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, has warned that the U.S. economy could tip into recession in six to nine months. “This is serious stuff,” the executive stressed, adding that the stock market could easily fall another 20%.......

30% of Today’s Staked Ethereum Is Tied to Lido’s Liquid Staking, 8 ETH 2.0 Pools Command $8.1 Billion in Value

In roughly three days Ethereum is expected to transition from a proof-of-work (PoW) blockchain network to a proof-of-stake (PoS) version via The Merge. Ahead of the transition, the liquid staking project Lido has seen a lot more activity as the value......

Southeast Asia’s Largest Bank DBS Enters the Metaverse

DBS, the largest bank in Southeast Asia, says it is “the first bank in Singapore to make a foray into the metaverse.” A DBS executive explained that “The metaverse presents exciting opportunities to redefine how we live, work and engage with......

PoW Miners Rake in Profits Mining ETH Until the End, Ethash Networks Expect a Boost, JPMorgan Strategists Say ETC Could Benefit

In just over a month’s time, The Merge is likely to be implemented on the Ethereum blockchain and the network’s proof-of-work (PoW) miners will be forced to mine another coin. So far, it seems ethereum miners are sticking with the PoW......

‘Unprecedented Opportunities’ — Cleanspark Acquires 1,061 Bitcoin Miners at a ‘Discounted Price’

On Thursday, the publicly-listed bitcoin mining firm Cleanspark announced that it added 93 petahash per second (PH/s) of hashpower to the company’s existing operations by acquiring 1,061 Whatsminer M30S bitcoin mining rigs. The latest ASIC acquisition follows Cleanspark’s recent purchase contract......

Belgian Banking Group KBC Creates Blockchain-Based Coin

KBC Group, a major European banking and insurance institution headquartered in Belgium, has launched a token based on a blockchain platform. Its customers will be able to acquire the new proprietary coins and use them through their KBC wallet and mobile......