Hi, there: Welcome to an update of the most important moves and news in crypto and what’s on the near-term horizon in digital assets. I’m Frances Yue, crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and for the next three weeks, from Oct. 10-24, we’ll be publishing Need to Know Crypto Edition as a prelude to a new weekly crypto newsletter “Distributed Ledger,” which will kick off in November.

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