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Daniela Ešnerová

Daniela is a Czech, London-based financial journalist with eight years of experience, including working in various streams of the UK’s financial press and the Czech edition of Forbes, as well as brief stints at Czech national TV and radio channels. She currently covers cryptocurrencies and equity markets. Daniela also has a specialisation in retail investment and the asset management market. Daniela holds a Masters’ Degree in Business and Finance Journalism from City University.

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What is Alameda Research? Sam Bankman-Fried’s secretive proprietary trading firm is major DeFi investor

Alameda was used by Sam Bankman-Fried to channel $546m to buy stock in Robinhood Markets

Daniela Ešnerová10:10, 29 December 2022
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Peter Schiff: ‘The future of crypto is gold’

The avid bitcoin critic sees the sector's future in cryptocurrencies backed by physical gold

Daniela Ešnerová09:34, 9 December 2022
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COIN short-sellers up $576.5m in November amid FTX-sparked market rout

COIN short-sellers were up +$576.5 in paper profits in November

Daniela Ešnerová13:32, 8 December 2022
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FTX fallout: BlockFi sues SBF for his 7.6% shares in Robinhood, say reports

SBF’s HOOD stash is currently worth some $619m

Daniela Ešnerová15:27, 29 November 2022
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‘Long live crypto’: FTM jumps, as Andre Cronje says Fantom would ‘not exist without DeFi’

‘Defi Godfather’ explains how decentralised finance ‘likely’ saved Fantom

Daniela Ešnerová14:29, 29 November 2022
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LINK staking v.01 timing and details: When is the Chainlink Staking v0.1 Pool open to everyone?

Chainlink is the talk of the town again, as its staking program’s beta launch is approaching

Daniela Ešnerová10:16, 28 November 2022
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FTX crypto scandal: exchange owes $3.1bn to creditors, as bankruptcy hearing set for Tuesday

The list of FTX 50 largest creditors includes claims that the debtor disputes.

Daniela Ešnerová10:32, 21 November 2022
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How to be a scam artist? Twitter afloat with rumour of a Sam Bankman-Fried trading MasterClass

As all eyes remain on FTX’s epic collapse, all kinds of rumours about FTX and SBF circulate online

Daniela Ešnerová13:02, 18 November 2022
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FTX Alameda contagion: Full list of entities with exposure to SBF’s firms including Voyager, Stargate, Tom Brady seed investments

FTX or Alameda Research each have liabilities of between $10bn and $50bn

Daniela Ešnerová10:52, 18 November 2022
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Voyager Binance auction: Will US national security concerns stop CZ bidding for stricken crypto lender’s assets

Will Binance join a race to buy Voyager assets again?

Daniela Ešnerová07:35, 15 November 2022
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FTX withdrawals: How to access frozen funds in SBF’s stricken exchange amid severe liquidity squeeze

Only FTX users registered in the Bahamas - where the company is headquartered - were able to make withdrawals

Daniela Ešnerová16:37, 11 November 2022
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SBF’s Alameda Research withdrew $35m of tokens from his FTX exchange before it froze deposits

Nansen data found Alameda Research made one of the biggest withdrawals from FTX exchange

Daniela Ešnerová16:02, 10 November 2022
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COIN stock price hit despite Coinbase ‘seeing inflows’ after FTX collapse: Armstrong

FTX exodus led to “good inflows” for Coinbase

Daniela Ešnerová17:32, 9 November 2022
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FTX.US funds: American affiliate not part of Binance rescue deal – are deposits safe?

As crypto exchange FTX crumbles, it is business as usual for its US subsidiary FTX.US

Daniela Ešnerová12:48, 9 November 2022
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Alameda FTT holdings: Did SBF’s trading firm hold own token as collateral?

Alameda's largest asset was revealed to be $3.66bn in ‘locked FTT’ – the native coin of FTX

Daniela Ešnerová09:45, 9 November 2022

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