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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Fall Short in Safeguarding Funds: Report

In April 2018, former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent off inquiries to more than a dozen cryptocurrencyexchanges to learn more about their internal operations. Now, after months of investigation, the New York Attorney General’s office has made its findings public. A report titled “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” released on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, confirms what many already know ...

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Ethereum Price: Freefall to $250 as Short Positions Gain Popularity

The bearish pressure among all cryptocurrency markets is intensifying at an accelerated pace. This trend is not entirely surprising, as various market indicators have highlighted a correction was coming. For the Ethereum price, the recent mainstream media coverage isn’t helping matters all that much either. Ethereum Price Heads to $250 After a few days of positive market momentum, things are ...

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Crypto Markets See Green Amid Talk of ‘Forced Short Squeeze’ on BitMEX

August 22: The crypto markets are seeing a second flush of green, with virtually all of the major cryptocurrencies seeing solid growth on the day, as Coin360 data shows. Positive price momentum is a welcome respite from protracted bearish sentiment, although multiple crypto commentators are attributing the upswing to yesterday’s announcement by leveraged crypto trading platform BitMEX that it would ...

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Crypto Markets See More Slump After Short Recovery Attempt, Bitcoin Holds Gains

Saturday, Aug. 11: after short-lived recovery attempt yesterday, cryptocurrencies have suffered another slump today. Almost all cryptocurrencies are down by significant percentages, with Bitcoin (BTC) being a notable exception among the top 20 market cap, up under one percent on the day. Crypto market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin is trading sideways, up by about 0.1 percent over the past 24 ...

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Want to Short Ethereum? This Uber Vet Has Built a DEX for That.

Are you a bitcoin maximalist? Convinced that EOS is the “Ethereum killer?” Soon, you’ll have the opportunity to put your money where your mouth is, thanks to a new ethereum derivatives product from decentralized fintech startup dYdX. The open-source platform, built on top of decentralized exchange (DEX) protocol 0x, uses smart contracts to allow investors to trade ether for tokens ...

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Bitcoin Falls Short of Breaking $7,000, Other Altcoins See Slight Losses

August 6: Bitcoin (BTC) is making several attempts at breaking back above the $7,000 mark, staking its recovery after a sharp market tumble this weekend. Many major cryptocurrencies continue to see minor losses, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $6,974 at press time, down 1.17 percent on the day. The leading cryptocurrency ...

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$230 Million Cleared on BitMEX Amidst Bitcoin Recovery, Short Squeeze Likely

Bitcoin’s most recent run-up has led many to ask, what was the catalyst? Some analysts cited institutional money, while others pointed out that it may have been positive technicals and a short squeeze. On Thursday’s showing of CNBC Fast Money, the CEO of Bitmex addressed the latter theory. BitMEX’s CEO Addresses The Short Squeeze Theory According to Business Insider, Bitcoin’s ...

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Coinbase Offers a Short List of Five Tokens to Be Added Soon

Coinbase remains one of the more popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, despite not having offered support for very many currencies over the years. The company is now “exploring” adding several additional currencies, although the list includes some rather interesting names. Coinbase Makes Another Move For Coinbase, it is evident that adding additional cryptocurrencies, assets, and tokens will keep its business ...

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