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XRP is on a tear Monday morning, up more than 5%, while bitcoin and ethereum are relatively flat, thanks in part to a scheduled CNBC segment tomorrow featuring both Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Coinbase President Asiff Hirji. Neither Ripple nor Coinbase has responded to a request for comment.
Here are the current crypto prices:
In the news:
- Coinbase just poached a LinkedIn exec to lead an acquisition spree as the firm’s first M&A boss
- Here’s how police in Europe work together against cryptocurrency crime
- Three crypto exchanges are planning to hire more than 1,000 staff — but it’s not going to be easy
- Wall Street trading giant Virtu is preparing to take legal action against a fake copycat cryptocurrency
- The storied Chicago Stock Exchange could be a takeover target for a crypto company
- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney: Bitcoin is heading for a “pretty brutal reckoning”
- The Amazon of China is putting its high-end beef imports on the blockchain
- Australia’s top markets regulator has warned banks to ‘beware of bitcoin’
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