University of Cincinnati turning crypto craze into educational curriculum

Cryptocurrencies are attracting a lot of attention from academic institutions as they become increasingly accepted as an alternative to conventional assets. The University of Cincinnati (UC) in Ohio, United States, has even established courses around cryptocurrency as part of its curriculum.

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Why the crypto market crash may play in Bitcoin’s favour

Natalie Brunell, the host of Coin Stories podcast, thinks that the recent incidents involving Terra (LUNA, now rebranded LUNC) and Celsius and the following market sell-off will lead to regulatory action that will likely favor Bitcoin (BTC) over the rest of cryptocurrency.

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No precedent: IRS court settlement doesn’t clarify crypto staking taxes

In May 2021, a Nashville couple known as the Jarretts filed a lawsuit against the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over taxes they had paid on unclaimed and unsold Tezos (XTZ) staking rewards.

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NFT Project Spotlight: ThorGuards, the Avatars With Utility in THORChain

Key Takeaways

ThorGuards is an upcoming project of 9,999 NFT avatars on the Ethereum blockchain.
The ThorGuards NFTs will provide several perks and benefits when using apps in the THORChain ecosystem.
The project is set to mint on Nov. 9.

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MEV and Proof-of-Stake With Eden Network’s Caleb Sheridan 

Key Takeaways

While MEV is typically associated with Ethereum, Proof-of-Stake networks are also affected.
In addition to giving users worse rates on trades, MEV also hurts decentralization on Proof-of-Stake networks.
Eden Network aims to combat MEV by redistributing profits through the EDEN token.

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Wharton accepts crypto payments for blockchain program tuition fees

Crypto adoption scores another win with the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, but there’s a catch.
The Wharton School, one of the premier business schools in the United States, will accept Bitcoin (BTC) and other forms of cryptocurrencies for tuition fees, Bloomberg reports.

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Beginner’s Guide: How to Hedge Your Crypto Portfolio

Key Takeaways

Cryptocurrencies are volatile, which presents risks when investing.
Employing hedging strategies can minimize the risk of investing in crypto.
Earning yield, allocating to larger projects, and storing assets safely can reduce the risks associated with crypto investing.

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