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Apr 19, 2021 | Editorial | Cryptocurrency | Investing | Making change
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Coming in hot

Late last year, Square and PayPal began letting users buy, sell, and even transact with crypto. In March, J.P. Morgan announced an investment product that gives buyers exposure to crypto through Bitcoin proxy stocks. And last Wednesday, Coinbase — the startup that lets users buy and sell cryptocurrencies...

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