DeFi Trader at Steve Cohen-Backed Firm Wrote Kardashians\’ Theme Song

Until October, nothing on Aaron Lammer’s resume really screamed Wall Street. There’s the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” theme song he co-wrote, the music he made with Drake and Kanye West and the Rick Bayless cookbook he helped edit. There’s Longform.org, the website he co-founded that got famous in media circles for showcasing long pieces of good journalism.

Dollar stands tall as Powell reappointment firms hawkish Fed bets

HONG KONG: The dollar was near a four-and-a-half-year top against the yen on Tuesday, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell was reappointed for a second term, emboldening bets on higher U.S. interest rates. At 114.8 yen the greenback is near last week\’s peak of 114.97, its highest since March 2017, having jumped 0.77% on Monday.

Citigroup Alum Matt Zhang Launches $1.5 Billion Crypto-Investing Venture

Former Citigroup Inc. executive Matt Zhang is launching a $1.5 billion venture focused on cryptocurrency-related investments and has hired Sam Peurifoy — an ex-Goldman Sachs analyst known for his online gaming persona “Das Kapitalist” — to lead a dedicated “play-to-earn” strategy.  The New York-based investment firm, named Hivemind Capital Partners, has received “a decent amount

MicroStrategy’s Bitcoin Stake Has Doubled in Value to $7 Billion

MicroStrategy Inc. founder and Chief Executive Officer Michael Saylor has cemented the enterprise-software company’s position as the largest corporate owner of Bitcoin, saying it purchased $414 million more of the largest cryptocurrency during its recent swoon.  The Tysons Corner, Virginia-based company, which has been buying Bitcoin since August 2020, now holds 121,044 tokens valued at

Crypto Firm Digital Currency Finds New Home in Stamford

Cryptocurrency conglomerate Digital Currency Group Inc. and subsidiaries including digital asset manager Grayscale Investments LLC will relocate from New York City to Stamford, Connecticut, as cities compete for blockchain firms. DCG is expected to create more than 300 new jobs in the state over the next five years, according to a statement from the office