13 must-see charts, plus an $875 mini bitcoin-mining rig

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13 must-see charts for the 2nd half of 2021

An employee views trading screens at the offices of Panmure Gordon and Co

The first half of 2021 in the stock market has been full of once-in-a-decade events. We asked 5 strategists from leading institutions to outline the most compelling charts informing their outlooks for the second half. Here are their top 13.

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13 must-see charts for navigating markets in the second half of the year, according to strategists at 5 top investment banks and asset managers


Check out this $US875 ($AU1,190) mini bitcoin-mining rig

This is a photo of Idan Abada, a crypto TikTok influencer and miner, holding a mini bitcoin mining rig. He's wearing a black t-shirt.

Idan Abada has gone viral on TikTok with an $US875 ($AU1,190) mini bitcoin-mining rig. He explained to us how mini miners are generally used, what people usually hope to accomplish, and which limitations can impede success.

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An $US875 ($AU1,190) mini bitcoin-mining rig is viral on TikTok. The video’s creator told us 3 reasons why it’s an appealing alternative for crypto traders, and explained its limitations.


An interview with Grayscale’s CEO

Michael Sonnenshein

Grayscale Investments has launched a DeFi index fund in collaboration with CoinDesk Indexes. The market-cap-weighted index fund is Grayscale’s 15th product and tracked 10 tokens as of July 1. Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein told Insider why they’re launching the DeFi fund now.

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The world’s largest crypto asset manager is launching a decentralized finance index fund. Grayscale CEO Michael Sonnenshein told us why the firm is betting on DeFi amid surging demand from institutional investors.


Stock pick central

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