Not all signs pointed downward. As CoinDesk Senior Markets Reporter Omkar Godbole reported, Bitcoin’s Monday plunge came even as Chicago Board of Options Exchange’s volatility index (VIX), a measure known as Wall Street’s fear gauge, slipped to 22.41 in early Asian hours, its lowest level since April 21, indicating calm ahead of the Fed decision. Meanwhile, layer 1 blockchain Aptos Labs, which is made up of former employees from Facebook parent Meta Platforms, raised $150 million in a Series A funding round that was led by FTX Ventures.
Crypto Lender Voyager Ordered by US Regulators to Stop Misleading Customers
“Voyager has made various representations online, including its website, mobile app, and social media accounts, stating or suggesting that: (1) Voyager itself is FDIC-insured; (2) customers who invested with the Voyager cryptocurrency platform would receive FDIC insurance coverage for all funds provided to, held by, on, or with Voyager; and (3) the FDIC would insure