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We spoke to 4 experts about the key themes for crypto for 2021-from regulation, to price volatility, and growing everyday use

Edward Smith/Getty Images Cryptocurrency prices have been somewhat quiet this month against a backdrop of increased scrutiny from regulators, and as those with interest in the market pay close attention to daily developments.Insider spoke to four industry executives-whose expertise spans retail and institutional adoption, collectible non-fungible tokens, and decentralized finance-to give us their predictions for what lies ahead.State regulatory clampdowns"Regulation will hurt crypto. We're already seeing how things like crackdowns over bitcoin mining in China and scrutiny over global exchanges like Binance have caused panic in the markets. Governments should be in favor of innovation, but right now we're seeing a lot of governments step in and try to regulate a sector that they d...