These American States Have Asked Binance.US to Cease Services: WSJ

Following the guilty plea of Changpeng Zhao (CZ), founder and former CEO of crypto exchange Binance, in November 2023, several American states have asked the local arm of the trading platform to refrain from servicing their residents. The Wall Street Journal reported that authorities in Florida and Alaska recently instructed Binance.US to cease its services…

Bitcoin breaks past $42k, hitting a five-day high

The price of Bitcoin surpassed $42,000 on Jan. 26 amidst significant spot Bitcoin ETF flows and an upgrade to Coinbase’s stock rating. Bitcoin (BTC) was valued at $42,040.36 with a market cap of $824.4 billion at 8:05 pm UTC on Friday. That marks 5.3% growth over 24 hours. Bitcoin’s current price also represents a five-day…