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It’s okay to opt out of the crypto revolution

Bigger players haven’t figured out peer-to-peer crypto either. PayPal and Venmo (which PayPal owns) have claimed to support crypto since early 2021. But a closer look at their services reveals that though the platforms allow US customers to buy, sell, or trade crypto—invest, basically—they can’t send crypto to other users or pay directly with coins.…

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Germany’s Commerzbank Applies for Local Crypto License

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European crypto industry steps up efforts to influence EU policy

A European investor takes a picture of a Bitcoin mining facility at the Berlin geothermal plant of La Geo electrical company, where the Salvadoran government installed a Bitcoin mining facility for the use of bitcoin as legal tender, in Alegria, El Salvador November 13, 2021. REUTERS/Jose CabezasRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterLONDON, April…

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Last-minute tax tips for U.S. crypto investors

A Bitcoin and Dollar note are seen in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Dado RuvicRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterNEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) – When accountant Zach Gordon gets calls from clients about how to handle cryptocurrency on their taxes, there is a common theme.“They have absolutely no idea,” says…

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